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Sportsperson, not Salman should have been Rio brand ambassador: Ramdev  Apr 28, 7:18 pm
Dehradun, Apr.28 (ANI): Describing Bollywood superstar Salman Khan as one of India's heroes, Yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Thursday, however, said that the government should have selected a sportsperson as the brand ambassador for the Indian contingent at this year's Summer Olympics to be held in the Brazilian seaside city of Rio de Janeiro.
Rio Olympics row: Farhan Akhtar dodges question on Salman  Apr 28, 4:32 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 28 (ANI): Amidst the controversy on actor Salman Khan named the brand ambassador of the Indian contingent for the 2016 Summer Olympic to be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Farhan Akhtar, who has played veteran athlete Milkha Singh in 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag,' feels whatever people's opinion be, its end of the day up to the Olympic committee to take the decision.
Rio Olympics row: Raza Murad backs 'youth icon' Salman  Apr 26, 12:59 pm
New Delhi, April 26 (ANI): Extending his support to actor Salman Khan named the brand ambassador of the Indian contingent for the 2016 Summer Olympic to be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Bollywood veteran Raza Murad on Tuesday said the former is a youth icon and will inspire many youngsters to get into sports.
Rio Olympic 2016: Hema Malini supports Salman as brand ambassador   Apr 25, 4:34 pm
New Delhi, April 25 (ANI): Veteran Bollywood actress and BJP MP Hema Malini, on Monday, extended support to actor Salman Khan being brand ambassador of the Indian contingent for the 2016 Summer Olympic to be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Mairaj bags silver at ISSF World Cup  Apr 25, 8:19 am
Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), Apr.25 (ANI): Indian shooter Mairaj Ahmed Khan started off his campaign at the ISSF World Cup on a positive note by winning a silver medal in Men's Skeet.
Skeet shooter Sheeraz Shaikh off to great start at ISSF World Cup  Apr 22, 11:13 pm
New Delhi, Apr 22 (ANI): Sheeraz Shaikh and Mairaj Ahmed Khan in the men's skeet and Gurpreet Singh in the men's rapid fire pistol got off to positive starts in their respective events on day eight of the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup (Rifle/Pistol/Shotgun) being held in Rio De Janerio's Olympic Shooting Centre in Brazil.
I believe in democracy, will fight: Dilma Rousseff  Apr 19, 12:33 pm
Brasília, Apr. 19 (ANI): Despite impeachment defeat in the lower house, Brazil's embattled President Dilma Rousseff has said she has done nothing wrong, adding that she would fight to maintain power.
Brazil's lower house green-lights presidential impeachment   Apr 18, 1:12 pm
Washington, Apr.18 (ANI): The lower house of Brazil's parliament has green lighted impeachment proceedings against the country's President, Dilma Rousseff.
Brazilian billionaire Safra charged with bribery   Apr 1, 2:27 am
New York, Apr.1 (ANI): Joseph Safra, the billionaire owner of the Gherkin, has been accused of allegedly trying to bribe Brazilian officials for cutting the Corporation Tax Bill.
Suarez to make Uruguay comeback after biting ban  Mar 24, 1:07 pm
Johannesburg, Mar 24 (ANI): Barcelona star striker Luis Suarez will resume his international duty with Uruguay on Friday after serving suspension for biting Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini at the 2014 World Cup.
South Korea detects first case of Zika virus  Mar 22, 4:16 pm
Seoul (South Korea), Mar. 22 (ANI): South Korea has reported its first confirmed case of the Zika virus on Tuesday in a 43-year old male, who has travelled to Brazil, Korean Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) said.
Brazil: Former Vale CEO Agnelli killed in plane crash  Mar 20, 10:07 am
London, Mar. 20 (ANI): Brazilian banker Roger Agnelli, who turned Vale into one of the world's biggest mining companies, was killed in a plane crash in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Top Brazilian judge strips former president Lula of office  Mar 19, 2:02 pm
Brazil, Mar. 19 (ANI): Brazil's Supreme Court Justice Gilmar Mendes has ruled that former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva should be stripped of a ministerial role so that corruption charges against him can be investigated.
Brazilians demand President Dilma Rousseff's resignation  Mar 17, 5:22 pm
Brazil, Mar. 17 (ANI): Thousands of protesters in various major cities of Brazil have staged protests demanding the resignation of its president's Dilma Rousseff after a secretly recorded phone call revealed that she and former president Luiz Inacio 'Lula' da Silva suggests that his appointment to a ministerial position was motivated by a desire to avoid prosecution in Brazil's worst-ever corruption scandal.
Neymar in no mood to leave `home-like` Barcelona  Mar 16, 8:29 pm
London, Mar.16 (ANI): Brazilian star striker Neymar has admitted that he is happy being at Barcelona and has no desire to leave the club at the moment.
NEC delivers ICT services to modernise Brazil's airport  Mar 14, 3:17 pm
Tokyo, Mar.14 (ANI): NEC Corporation announced its provision of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) infrastructure solutions, supporting the modernisation process of RIOgaleao - Tom Jobim International Airport in Rio de Janeiro, one of Brazil's busiest international airports.
Brazilian footie legend Pele to auction World Cup medals  Mar 10, 10:52 pm
Wellington, Mar 10 (ANI): Brazil football great Pele has decided to sell off a collection of his prestigious footballing memorabilia, including his three World Cup medals and a one-of-a-kind Jules Rimet replica trophy, according to auctioneers.
Jail authorities in Brazil treated me with respect: Facebook VP  Mar 6, 1:21 pm
Sao Paulo, Mar. 6 (ANI): Facebook vice-president Diego Dzodan, who was arrested due to a dispute over the company's encrypted WhatsApp messaging service for use in a secretive drug trafficking investigation, has said that the Brazilian jail authorities treated him with respect.
Zika virus linked to stillbirth  Feb 26, 12:25 pm
Washington D.C, Feb 26 (ANI): A new research has linked Zika virus to stillbirth and other symptoms in Brazil.
Nadal undeterred by Zika outbreak in Brazil  Feb 16, 1:30 pm
Johannesburg, Feb.16 (ANI): Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal, who is set to compete in this week's Rio Open tournament, has said that he was not scared by the rapid spread of Zika virus in Brazil.
Brazil deploys two-lakh soldiers to alert people of risks Zika  Feb 14, 9:30 am
Brasilia, Feb. 14 (ANI): More than two-lakh soldiers have been deployed across Brazil to warn people about the risks of Zika virus.
Brazil detects active Zika Virus in human urine, saliva  Feb 6, 4:00 pm
Rio De Janeiro, Feb.6 (ANI): Brazilian scientists has revealed that they had detected the presence of the Zika virus in samples of human saliva and urine, a first for Brazil.
'Tea with Letters' in Brasilia aims to bring together Indian, Brazilian writers  Feb 2, 4:22 pm
Brasilia:Feb.2(ANI):The 1st Edition of Cha Com Letras (Tea with Letters) was held at the Indian Embassy in Brasilia on Friday, where noted Brazilian poets Marcos Freitas, Jorge Amâncio, Welcio de Toledo and Antonio Miranda read their poems.
Vaccine for Zika virus may take 3-5 years  Feb 2, 9:31 am
Wellington, Feb 2 (ANI): Researchers will take around three to five years to develop a vaccine against the Zika virus, the Brazilian president's chief of staff said, as the World Health Organisation declared a global health emergency over the disease.
Ronaldinho quashes retirement talks from football  Jan 22, 1:35 pm
Florida, Jan.22 (ANI): Brazilian Legend Ronaldinho has said that he has no plans to retire at the moment and is looking forward to sign a deal with a new club following his final appearance for Fluminense at this week's Florida Cup.