BLOCS OR BRICS? As BRICS gathers for its 14th summit, the global landscape has changed vastly. Since the first summit in 2009, when it was a quartet, now it's a group of five global growth engines poised for further expansion. From bloc politics and the Cold War after World War II, followed by the rise of the United States as a hegemon, now it's the story of the emergence of developing nations. With China's amazing ascent as the second largest economy, can BRICS create a fairer world order? What are the milestones in its unostentatious but steady progress, especially in the time of a global pandemic? Thursday's Headline Buster brings you the details that are often overlooked by the Western media.