Islamabad: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Foundation Stone Laid for the First Hindu Temple in Pakistan’s Capital

Published: June 24, 2020

On 23rd June 2020, the foundation stone for the first Hindu Temple in Pakistan’s capital city Islamabad was laid. The temple is the first to be constructed in Islamabad since the Independence of Pakistan. The temple will be devoted to Lord Krishna. The name of the temple will be Shri Krishna Mandir. The name of ..

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India calls for 50% Staff Reduction after Pakistan violates Vienna Convention

Published: June 24, 2020

On 23rd June 2020, within the next 7 days, the External Affairs Ministry of India has decided to reduce the staff strength of the Indian High Commission in Islamabad by 50% and has also directed the Pakistan Government to implement the same by reducing 50% of its staff from its Pakistan High Commission in New ..

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Pakistan Sponsoring Terror: United Kingdom

Published: January 16, 2020

During an interactive session at the Raisina Dialogue 2020, on Thursday 16th January 2020 the United Kingdom (UK) foreign and commonwealth office director for South Asia, Gareth Bayley on the context of Pakistan being on the edge of being blacklisted by the Financial Action Task Force (FAFT) said that Islamabad should do more by taking ..

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Former Pakistan President sentenced to Death for Treason

Published: December 18, 2019

The 10th President of Pakistan and military ruler, Syed Pervez Musharraf, has been sentenced to death by a three-member special court in the capital of Pakistan, Islamabad on Tuesday, 17th December 2019 for violating the constitution while he was in power as the President of Pakistan in 2007. The charge for unlawfully declaring emergency rule ..

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Lt Gen Faiz Hameed: appointed Pakistan’s new ISI chief

Published: June 18, 2019

Lieutenant General Faiz Hameed, was appointed by Pakistan military as the new Director-General of Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), the military-led powerful spy agency. Though by convention it is the Prime Minister of country who appoints ISI chief in consultation with Army chief per the Constitution, bout in reality it is the Army who decides who he ..

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