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Carnival kicks off in Brazil despite recession, security woes

Carnival festivities kick off in Brazil on Friday, with officials in Rio de Janeiro, site of the country's best-known revelry, preparing to hand the key of the city over to "King Momo," a figurehead who traditionally presides over the partying. DNA, 1 month ago

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It's Been Just 7 Months Since The Rio Olympics, And This Is What The Venues Look Like Now

&& Seven months after Rio de Janeiro hosted the first Olympic Games in South America, many of the expensive venue sites remain abandoned. Getty Images photojournalist Mario Tama recently captured images of the decaying structures that were promised by ...
 Huffington Post1 month ago

INTERVIEW-Brazil prosecutors demand answers on names missing from slavery "dirty list"

By Chris Arsenault RIO DE JANEIRO, April 17 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - B razilian prosecutors are demanding answers after the names of 17 employers profiting human trafficking disappeared from the country's "dirty list" which names and shames companies ...
 DNA5 days ago Brazil's land titles programme improves Amazon forest protection - research  DNA2 weeks ago Protect small farms to meet growing global food needs, study says  DNA2 weeks ago CORRECTED-Half of Brazil's population lack full property rights, govt says  DNA2 months ago

Brazil's Rio de Janeiro state confirms 3rd yellow fever case

Local health officials in Brazil say the uncle of a man who died earlier this month from yellow fever was infected with the virus in the third case in the same area of Rio de Janeiro state. The state's Health Department has confirmed that the case of a third ...
 Business Standard1 month ago Yellow fever vaccine advised for travel to Brazil's Rio, Sao Paulo states  DNA1 month ago

EXCLUSIVE: Embraer, Rockwell Collins eye shared remote sensing portfolio

By Brad Haynes RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - U.S. aviation electronics maker Rockwell Collins Inc and Brazil's Embraer SA will assess each other's remote sensing and border control technology for possible joint sales, a senior executive for the Brazilian ...
 Sify2 weeks ago

Rio's murder rate soared last year despite calm during Olympics

The homicide rate in Rio de Janeiro climbed by 20 percent in 2016 from the previous year, as violence soared in the Brazilian metropolis amid rising unemployment and sharp cuts in public security budgets as the country struggles through a recession.
 DNA2 months ago

Rio Olympians Malik, Karmakar in Forbes' list of '30 Under 30' super achievers

India has 53 achievers on the list, second only to China which has 76 honorees. IMAGE: Dipa Karmakar and Sakshi Malik were named in Forbes' list of young achievers, that also included actress Alia Bhatt and paralympian Sharath Gayakwad. Photograph: Mitesh Bhuvad/PTI Over 50 Indians, including gymnast Dipa Karmakar, Olympic medallist Sakshi Malik and actress Alia Bhatt, are among Forbes' list of super achievers from Asia under the age of 30. The second Forbes '30 Under 30' Asia list 2017 ...
 Rediff.com6 days ago Over 50 Indians in Forbes' under 30 list of 300 super achievers  DNA6 days ago

Brilliant! Tokyo follows in Rio's footsteps for preparing special medals

2020 Olympic medals to be made from 'recycled' mobiles IMAGE: Virginia Thrasher of United States poses with the gold medal which she won in the women's 10m Air Rifle event at the 2016 Olympic Games, in Rio de Janeiro. Photograph: Jeremy Lee/Reuters Organisers of Tokyo 2020 want their Games to be remembered for being nature-friendly, and keeping that in mind, the medals are going to be made from recycled mobile phones. The move is not only aimed at promoting sustainability, but also at saving ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

WATCH | Earth Hour 2017: Cities around the world plunge into darkness to bring light to climate change

On 25 March, 2017 millions of people from around 170 countries and territories across the globe participated in the annual bid to highlight global warming and to "Change Climate Change". Global landmarks like Australia's Sydney Opera House and India's Umaid ...
 DNA4 weeks ago Earth Hour 2017: Cities around the world plunge into darkness to raise awareness about climate change  DNA4 weeks ago

Yogeshwar Dutt's search for grand swansong continues

‘Retirement is something that is not even on my mind’ IMAGE: Future uncertain but Yogeshwar Dutt not ready to give up. Photograph: PTI. In the twilight of his career and prone to injuries like never before, ace Indian wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt is still eager to continue and insists that the thought of retirement has not even crossed his mind yet. The 34-year-old, who won a bronze medal in the 2012 Olympics, had announced that the Rio Games were to be his last Olympics. But after ...
 Rediff.com3 hours ago
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