News For 28th-Aug (Monday)
1.India became the first country in the world to soft land (Vikram Lander) on the South Pole of the moon. The Lander Module comprising of the lander (Vikram) and the rover (Pragyan) has a lifespan of 1 lunar day or 14 days on Earth.
2. India's GDP grew by an unexpected 8.2 % in the 1st Quarter of FY 23-24. This is more than the RBI's and World Rater's expectations.
1. The 15th BRICS Summit commenced on the 22nd Aug under South Africa’s chairmanship, in Johannesburg.The host has invited Argentina, Egypt, Ethiopia, Iran, Saudi Arabia, and the UAE to become full members of the bloc from jan 24. This will make BRICS strength grow from 5 to 11 countries.
2. Spain secured its first FIFA Women's World Cup title 2023 by defeating England at the Accor Stadium in Sydney.
1.Indian duo, Esha Singh and Shiva Narwal, won gold medal at the 10m air pistol mixed event of the ISSF World Championship 2023 at Baku, Azerbaijan.
2. The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI), India’s governing body for wrestling, has faced suspension from the United World Wrestling (UWW) due to ongoing controversies and prolonged delays in conducting essential elections.
1. LCA Tejas has successfully fired the ASTRA indigenous Beyond Visual Range air-to-air missile off the coast of Goa.
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