PM Modi Meets Chinese President, Says “New Direction, New Energy” In Ties

The leaders met for the second informal summit at Mamallapuram, near Chennai, on October 11-12 Brasilia:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday met Chinese President Xi Jinping and said there has been a “new direction and new energy” in bilateral ties after their second informal summit in Chennai as the two leaders discussed ways to … Read more PM Modi Meets Chinese President, Says “New Direction, New Energy” In Ties

PM Modi To Leave For Brazil Today To Attend BRICS Summit: Report

This will be the sixth time PM Modi will be participating in the BRICS summit. (File) New Delhi:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be in Brazil on November 13 and 14 to attend the 11th BRICS summit, the theme of which is “economic growth for an innovative future”. This will be the sixth time PM … Read more PM Modi To Leave For Brazil Today To Attend BRICS Summit: Report

PM Modi To Visit Brazil On November 13,14 For BRICS Summit

The BRICS comprises Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. New Delhi:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Brazil from Nov 13-14 to attend an annual summit of BRICS, a grouping of five countries, the external affairs ministry said on Thursday. The BRICS comprises Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. Secretary (Economic Relations) in … Read more PM Modi To Visit Brazil On November 13,14 For BRICS Summit

Amazon’s Giant Prized Pirarucu Fish, Now On Dinner Plates At Fanciest Restaurants

Pirarucu was brought back from the brink of extinction thanks to a nature preserve Rio de Janeiro:  Its white flesh is tender and tasty, it can measure up to three meters long and weigh more than 200 kilograms: meet the pirarucu, one of the world’s largest freshwater fish, and native to the Amazon. The enormous … Read more Amazon’s Giant Prized Pirarucu Fish, Now On Dinner Plates At Fanciest Restaurants

Kerala Nun Among 5 New Saints To Be Declared Saint By Pope Francis Today

Vatican City:  Pope Francis creates five new saints on Sunday, including India’s Sister Mariam Thresia, Britain’s Cardinal John Henry Newman, one of the Catholic Church’s most renowned converts, and a nun dubbed the “Mother Teresa of Brazil”. Heads of state from across the world are expected at the Vatican ceremony, which will also raise a … Read more Kerala Nun Among 5 New Saints To Be Declared Saint By Pope Francis Today

Roadis in talks to buy out partner in Indian joint venture

Roadis, which builds and operates highways globally, is in talks to buy out partner Soma Enterprises in their equally owned joint venture in India, two people aware of the matter said. The JV, Soma Roadis, has four highway concessions under the build-operatetransfer model in India, stretching 710 km — Panipat-Jalandhar (291 km), Kishangarh-Ajmer-Beawar (94 km), … Read more Roadis in talks to buy out partner in Indian joint venture

Brazil’s Bolsonaro To Stop Using French Pens Amid Spat Over Amazon Fires

Brasilia:  Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro said Friday he will stop using disposable pens made by France’s Bic to sign official documents, while a diplomatic spat continues over fires in the Amazon basin.  “A pen (of the Brazilian brand) Compactor and no more Bic, will work,” Bolsonaro said, confirming remarks he made during a live broadcast … Read more Brazil’s Bolsonaro To Stop Using French Pens Amid Spat Over Amazon Fires

Steel sector to weaken in FY20 due to twin impact of softer prices and high input cost

Fundamentals for the steel sector are likely to weaken in FY20 under the twin impact of softer prices and higher input costs on the back of low demand. Domestic steel companies will be impacted by muted demand from auto sector, even though government projects in affordable housing and infrastructure are expected to improve the demand … Read more Steel sector to weaken in FY20 due to twin impact of softer prices and high input cost

Green shoots of economic growth

India’s dream of becoming a $5-trillion economy by 2024 is now in the open with a ‘blue sky’ vision envisaged in the Economic Survey this year. The document lays down a clear strategy to augment the growth of key sectors by shifting gears as the current economic conditions are smooth in terms of macroeconomic stability … Read more Green shoots of economic growth

A ‘Sorceress’ in Brazil, a ‘Wink’ in India: Walmart pleads guilty to a decade of bribes

By Michael Corkery For more than a decade, Walmart used middlemen to make dubious payments to governments around the globe in order to open new locations, U.S. prosecutors and securities regulators said in a settlement agreement Thursday. But even as employees frequently raised alarm, the company’s top leaders did little to prevent Walmart from being … Read more A ‘Sorceress’ in Brazil, a ‘Wink’ in India: Walmart pleads guilty to a decade of bribes

Favorites Brazil Must Win Copa America Even Without Neymar, Says Casemiro | Football News

Favorites Brazil Must Win Copa America Even Without Neymar, Says Casemiro

“Without a doubt, even without Neymar — Brazil’s main star — we’re still very strong,” the Real Madrid player added. Brazil are aiming for a ninth Copa America success and have claimed victory on all four previous occasions as hosts: in 1919, 1922, 1949 and 1989. But they haven’t lifted the trophy since 2007 when … Read more Favorites Brazil Must Win Copa America Even Without Neymar, Says Casemiro | Football News

Brazilian Police File Defamation Complaint Against Neymar’s Rape Accuser | Football News

Brazilian Police File Defamation Complaint Against Neymar

Neymar is missing Copa America tournament due to an ankle injury. © AFP Brazilian police said on Thursday they had filed a defamation suit against the woman who has accused football star Neymar of rape, after she insinuated the force was corrupt. During an interview with television channel SBT, Najila Trindade said: “The police are … Read more Brazilian Police File Defamation Complaint Against Neymar’s Rape Accuser | Football News

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