Pakistan: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

Social Media Group, Facebook has abolished 103 pages, accounts and groups that were part of a network connected to employees of the Pakistani military’s public relations arm. Pages and accounts have been removed from Facebook and Instagram that spread information about Pakistani politics and, the Indian government and the Pakistani military. This will engage to ..

Pakistan government to establish Sharda corridor plan

There was a proposal of the Pakistan government to establish a corridor that will allow Hindu pilgrims from India to visit Sharda Peeth, an ancient Hindu temple and cultural site in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK). However, on 28 March 2019, Pakistan said no decision has been taken so far on the opening of the Sharda temple corridor ..

Pakistan to send report on forceful conversion of 2 kidnapped Hindu girls

Sushma Swaraj, External Affairs minister has asked Indian High Commissioner in Pakistan to send a report on incident where 2 minority Hindu girls were kidnapped on Holi in Sindh province. The 2 girls, 13 year-old Raveena and 15-year old Reena were allegedly kidnapped and forcibly converted to Islam in Ghotki district. This incident has led the ..

Pakistan to receive loan of 2.1 billion US$ from China

Pakistan will receive 2.1 billion US$ loan from China by 25th March to provide a boost to its ailing economy. Pakistan’s Finance Ministry has announced that all procedural formalities for the transfer of the loan being provided by the Chinese government have been completed, and the funds will be deposited in the State Bank of ..

US urged China to take strict action against Terrorists

US has urged China not to shield Pakistan and rather join the international community in calling on Islamabad to take action against terrorists operating on its soil. This came aftermath to the Beijing’s decision to block a bid in the United Nations to designate Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) Chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist. US also ..

Italy to join China’s ambitious Belt and Road initiative

Recently, Italian Premier Premier Giuseppe Conte has pledged to make Italy the first Group of Seven nation to join China’s ambitious Belt and Road initiative, despite objections from the United States and concerns within his governing coalition. While, on 20th March 2019, India signalled that it will boycott China’s second Belt and Road Forum (BRF) ..

Pakistan to buy Highly Advanced Combat Drones from China

After the Indian Air Force (IAF) air strikes targeting the Jaish camps, Pakistan is planning to buy highly advanced ‘Rainbow series CH4 and CH5’ combat drones from China. Reports also hint that Pakistan might increase the number of drones in the Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir region to better its surveillance on the Line of Control.

Saudi Arabia becomes largest arms importer in 2014–18

According to the premier Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)’s latest report, a total of 155 countries imported major arms in 2014–18. Saudi Arabia was the world’s largest arms importer from 2014-18, which accounted for 12% of the total imports during the period. While, India at 2nd spot accounted for 9.5% of the global total. ..