Pakistan Current Affairs, GK & News

Power Outage in Pakistan

More than 220 million Pakistanis were affected because of a huge power outage in the country. The country usually faces fuel shortages during winter. This mishap occurred as the National Grid went down for unknown reasons. The frequency of the power transmission system plunged down causing havoc. Pakistan uses 50 HZ alternating current just like ..

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Who is Abdul Rehman Makki?

Abdul Rehman Makki is a Pakistan-based terrorist who was recently listed as a global terrorist by the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) under its ISIL (Daesh) and Al-Qaeda Sanctions Committee. He has been sanctioned based on his links to the 2000 Red Fort attack and the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks. Makki is the brother-in-law of ..

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Pakistan to Implement Interest-free Banking System

The Pakistan Government is planning to implement an interest-free banking system in the country from 2027 under the Islamic law. What is interest-free banking system? The concept of interest free banking system is derived from the Islamic form of banking. It operates based on ethical standards and prevents Muslims from paying or receiving any kind ..

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Pakistan floods: One third of the country is under water

Pakistan is currently battling its worst monsoon floods in a decade, which has killed more than 1,100 people, caused more than USD 10 billion in damages and submerged nearly a third of the country. Also, the United Nations issued a USD 160 million flash appeal to help Pakistan deal with the floods. Key Points According ..

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August 14: Partition Horrors Remembrance Day

India commemorated “Partition Horrors Remembrance Day” on August 14. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced to observe this day in 2021.  August 14 also marks Independence Day in Pakistan. India was partitioned into India and Pakistan on August 14, 1947. This event had led to violence, communal riots and loss of property. It is considered ..

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Shehbaz Sharif- New Prime Minister of Pakistan

On 11th April 2022, Shehbaz Sharif took oath as Pakistan’s 23rd prime minister. Senate chairperson Sadiq Sanjarani administered the oath to Sharif. After Shah Mehmood Qureshi, the former foreign minister announced that his party Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaaf will be boycotting the PM polls, Shehbaz Sharif was elected as the Prime Minister unopposed. Overview: After securing 174 ..

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