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15th BRICS Summit, Day-2: PM Modi to hold bilateral meeting with SA Prez Ramaphosa – World News Network

On the second day of the 15th BRICS Summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday is scheduled to hold a bilateral meeting with South African President Cyril Ramaphosa.

Pakistan: 2 injured in hand grenade attack in Balochistan – World News Network

At least two people were injured after some unidentified miscreants hurled a hand grenade at Jhalawan Complex on Quetta-Karachi National Highway in  Balochistan Province's Khuzdar.

Pakistan: Minorities’ alliance blames state for Jaranwala violence – World News Network

MAP Chairman Akmal Bhatti while addressing a press conference said that the minorities had always played their role in the progress of the country but Pakistan had always denied their fundamental rights since 1947.

NASA picks geology team for first crewed lunar landing mission – World News Network

Amid the frenzied anticipation in India around its third lunar mission — Chandrayaan-3, American space agency NASA has chosen a geology team that will develop the surface science strategy for the first crewed lunar landing mission in more than 50 years, the agency informed through an official release.

Chandrayaan-3: PM Modi to virtually witness attempted lunar landing in South Africa – World News Network

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is in South Africa to attend the 15th BRICS Summit, will virtually witness the historic landing attempt on the lunar surface as part of the country's third lunar mission — Chandrayaan-3.

Pakistan: Total foreign loans rise to USD 2.8bn in July – World News Network

Pakistan's total foreign loans increased to USD 2.8 billion in the first month (July 2023) of the current fiscal year as a result of additional USD 2 billion time deposits from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) and USD 508 million in guaranteed loans from China for the Pakistan Air Force to purchase "Dragon" multirole fighter aircraft

Chandrayaan-3: Poet-diplomat Abhay K pens ‘Moon Anthem’ ahead of attempted lunar landing – World News Network

As India counts down to the crowning moment of its third lunar mission 'Chandrayaan-3' — the attempted soft-landing on the south face of the moon — poet and diplomat Abhay K has penned down a 'Moon Anthem'.

Russia says it destroyed three Ukrainian drones, which tried to strike facilities in Moscow – World News Network

In a statement, the Russian Defence Ministry said, "On the night of August 23, air defences thwarted another attempt by the Kyiv regime to carry out a terrorist attack on Moscow, which involved three aircraft-type unmanned aerial vehicles. Two drones involved in the attack were destroyed by air defences over the Mozhaisky and Khimkinsky districts of the Moscow Region, while the third one was jammed by electronic warfare and lost control, crashing into a building under construction in the Moscow City complex." 

Chandrayaan-3: PM Modi to virtually witness attempted lunar landing in South Africa – World News Network

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is in South Africa to attend the 15th BRICS Summit, will virtually witness the historic landing attempt on the lunar surface as part of the country's third lunar mission — Chandrayaan-3.