News brief: Big stories of the day

WION Web Team New Delhi Sep 06, 2019, 06.56 PM(IST)

File Photo: ISRO Chief K Sivan. Photograph:( AFP )

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Top developments of the day.

We are landing where no one has gone before: ISRO chief Sivan on Chandrayaan-2 landing

India is all set to script history during the intervening night of Friday-Saturday with Chandrayaan-2 scheduled to land on the region of the Moon which has not yet been explored by any country.

North Korea's nuclear programme continues to operate: UN

North Korea is pressing ahead with its nuclear weapons programme while evading sanctions, a United Nations report said, following a series of recent test-launches that have been downplayed by US President Donald Trump.

Chandrayaan-2: What is 'soft landing' on the Moon?

India's ambitious lunar mission Chandrayaan-2 is scheduled to make a "soft landing" on the surface of the Moon on the intervening night of Friday and Saturday between 1:30 am to 2:30 am(IST).

Not a hypothesis I'm willing to contemplate, Johnson on resignation over Brexit

As Britain stares at another election, PM Johnson said that he wasn't contemplating resigning over the Brexit deal which has got entangled in Parliament.

All eyes on India's ambitious lunar mission Chandrayaan-2; touchdown tonight

India's ambitious lunar mission Chandrayaan-2 is scheduled to make a soft landing on the surface of the moon on the intervening night of Friday and Saturday between 1:30 am to 2:30 am.