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  • Maharashtra sugar mills worry over surplus, Threat of ‘industry collapse’ being talked about

    Mumbai: With the availability of sugar set to reach an unprecedented level of 44 million tonnes thanks to huge unconsumed stock from last year and expected higher production this year, an imminent threat of “industry collapse” is being talked about. This has pushed mills to consider producing globally-accepted high-quality refined sugar as the most promising way to dispose off the surplus. The decision of Brazil, the world’s largest sugar producer, to lower

  • G-4 Ministers from India, Brazil, Germany, Japan review UNSC reform

    United Nations: Ministers from India, Brazil, Germany and Japan have expressed concern that although it has been almost 40 years since Security Council reform was put on the General Assembly agenda, it is still languishing.  The Ministers from the four countries known as G-4 convened on Tuesday at the Indian Mission to the UN for a meeting hosted by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to review the reform progress.

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    Facebook building war room ahead of Brazil, US elections to tackle fake news

    San Francisco: To tackle the spread of misinformation and fake news, Facebook is building a war room at its headquarters in California for both Brazil and the US midterm elections. It will have people from different teams — from engineering, threat intelligence, data science, policy, legal — and will serve as a command centre for Facebook to make real-time decisions, the social media giant said in a blog post on Wednesday.

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    ‘The Nun’ collects 12.1 million USD worldwide

    Washington DC: Hollywood horror film ‘The Nun’, the fifth installment in the ‘Conjuring’ series raked in12.1 million USD from the global box office within two days. Its earnings came from 41 international markets, reported the Variety. It became possible because the majority of its earnings came from its debut in 30 markets that included United Arab Emirates, Colombia, Brazil, and Peru.

  • Brazil: Presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro stabbed at rally with campaigning for elections

    Brasilia: Brazil’s front-running far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro was stabbed during a rally while campaigning for next month’s election. On Thursday, Bolsonaro, notorious for making racist, sexist and homophobic remarks, was being led through a crowd on the shoulders of supporters in Juiz de Fora city in the southern state of Minhas Gervais when an assailant stabbed him from the front and he appeared to scream in pain, reports CNN.

  • Brazil: Massive fire tears through Rio’s 200-year-old National Museum

    Brasilia: A huge fire has broken out at the National Museum of Brazil in Rio de Janeiro, the oldest scientific institution in the country. Firefighters were tackling the blaze at the building, which contains more than 20 million items in its collection, the BBC reported on Monday.

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    More than 200 murder suspects arrested in one day in Brazil

    Sao Paolo (Brazil): More than 200 people have been arrested on murder charges in a single day across Brazil in a coordinated sweep that emphasised the fight against femicide, the government said.

  • BRICS’ utility may lie in business ties

    The BRICS summit in Johannesburg has indulged in the same cliché-ridden statements that summits like this are known for but mercifully, paying lip service to combating terrorism is not the lone fallout from it. When, at the last summit in Xiamen in China, the five-member grouping comprising Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa named two Pakistani terror outfits— Lashkar-e-Taiba and Jaish-e-Mohammad — in its final declaration as rogue outfits there was

  • FIFA World Cup 2018: Top 6 goals unforgettable goals of this year’s World Cup

    With just two games remaining at FIFA World Cup 2018, it’s been an unbelievable season where most popular teams like Germany, Portugal, and Brazil got out in the early stages and an underdog/dark horse like Croatia got through to finals. It’s been unforgettable journey. While football fans around the world are waiting for next world champions, football enthusiasts all over the world are now divided into over who’s going to win —

  • Brazil ‘haven’t learnt anything’ from 2014: Local media

    Rio de Janeiro : Brazil’s media has directed sharp criticism at the national football team after their 1-2 quarter-final defeat by Belgium, a result that dumped the World Cup favourites out of the sport’s showpiece event in Russia.

  • FIFA World Cup 2018: Brazil seek to temper winning hopes of Belgium’s ‘Golden Generation’   

    Kazan: Belgium coach Roberto Martinez has admitted he has no secrets as he plots to end Brazil’s bid for a record-extending sixth World Cup ahead of their “dream” quarter-final in Kazan tomorrow. But the nation’s “Golden Generation” have been reminded that the match against the favourites could represent the last chance for them to shine on the world stage.

  • FIFA World Cup 2018, Quarter Final: FPJ’s dream XI predictions for Brazil vs Belgium

    Belgium are now one of just two teams remaining in Russia who have won every game they have played so far, along with Uruguay. They face five-time world champions Brazil, the tournament favourites, in the World Cup 2018 quarter-finals. Brazil beat Mexico 2-0 to reach this stage, while Belgium win 3-2 against Japan. They now meet at the Kazan Arena on Friday July 6, with kick-off at11:30 pm (IST).

  • Midfield still a problem, but can forwards carry Brazil to glory?

    Samara : So can Brazil go all the way in this World Cup? Their win against Mexico in the Samara Arena took them one step closer to the title they haven’t won since 2002, but still left some questions to be answered.

  • FIFA World Cup 2018: Midfield still a problem, but can forwards carry Brazil to win?

    Samara: So can Brazil go all the way in this World Cup? Their win against Mexico in the Samara Arena took them one step closer to the title they haven’t won since 2002, but still left some questions to be answered. Once again, the Brazilians made it clear that their attacking trio of Willian, Gabriel Jesus and Neymar, with Philipe Coutinho in close attendance can cause damage if they get the ball, but the

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