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

Kumar Sangakkara to become 1st Non-British President of Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC)

Published: May 3, 2019

Sri Lanka’s former captain Kumar Sangakkara will become first Non-British president of Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC). Key Highlights He will take up charge of president post on 1st October 2019 and will serve for 12 months period. His tenure at Lord’s will witness two England test matches against West Indies and Pakistan and also the ..

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Pakistan to observe February 27 as ‘Operation Swift Retort’

Published: May 2, 2019

Pakistan will observe the Pakistan Air Force’s (PAF) retaliatory action on 27th February 2019 against India as ‘Operation Swift Retort’. Key Highlights It was mentioned at PAF’s Air Staff presentation, which is held quarterly every year to take stock of operational preparedness of the force. According to PAF, “swift response” demonstrates their firm resolve, capacity ..

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Pakistan to observe February 27 as 'Operation Swift Retort'

Published: May 2, 2019

Pakistan will observe the Pakistan Air Force’s (PAF) retaliatory action on 27th February 2019 against India as ‘Operation Swift Retort’. Key Highlights It was mentioned at PAF’s Air Staff presentation, which is held quarterly every year to take stock of operational preparedness of the force. According to PAF, “swift response” demonstrates their firm resolve, capacity ..

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UNSC designates Masood Azhar as global terrorist

Published: May 2, 2019

The United Nation Security Council (UNSC) 1267 Committee designated Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar as a “global terrorist” after China lifted its prolonged hold on proposal to blacklist him. The move is a huge diplomatic win for India. It is also a symbolic victory for India in relation to terrorism spreading from groups in Pakistan ..

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Israel honors 1971 war hero Lt. Gen. (retd) JFR Jacob

Published: May 1, 2019

Israel honors 1971 war (Bangladesh’s Liberation War) hero Lt. Gen. (retd) Jack Farj Rafael (JFR) Jacob with a plaque on Wall of Honour at the Ammunition Hill, Israel. JFR Jacob He was one of the most prominent members of India’s relatively small Jewish community, who served as a Lieutenant General in Indian Army and as ..

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