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Jun 24, 2021 4 tweets 11 min read
For our birthday special this month, we, the splainer team—give our fave recs!


#splainerTurnsOne #gangsofcinepur #InternetAnalysis #TiffanyFerguson #cocktailmixes #LonelyCity #OliviaLaing Some calming watercolour art and a fitness coach in today's #IRecommend!

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Jun 24, 2021 7 tweets 4 min read

The Brazilian government’s deal to import 20 million doses of Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin has sparked an investigation into corruption—raising questions about the involvement of President #Bolsonaro and about the vaccine itself. In a deal signed in February, the Brazilian Health ministry agreed to pay $320 million for 20 million doses of Covaxin—at an eye-watering price of $15 per dose. The agreement was signed with a ‘middleman’ company called Precisa Medicamentos.
Jun 22, 2021 7 tweets 4 min read

For the past few years, the govt has been tightening the screws on foreign-owned e-commerce giants—to favour Indian traders and merchants and local rivals. The latest salvo will come as a big blow to these platforms, and its biggest sellers and also you, dear customer. Image In Jan 2020, the Competition Commission of India, opened a probe into Amazon and Flipkart, citing four anti-competitive practices: exclusive launch of mobile phones , promoting preferred sellers, deep discounting, and prioritizing some seller listings over others.