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

Om Birla leads Indian delegation at 64th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference (CPC) 2019

Recently, India has strongly opposed Pakistan’s propaganda on Kashmir at the General Assembly of 64th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference (CPC-2019) in Uganda’s capital Kampala. The Indian parliamentary delegation was led by the Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla. Earlier, Pakistan had raised the same issue during the 4th South Asian Speakers’ Summit in Male, Maldives. Though, the ..

Pakistan’s assertion on Kashmir ignored at South Asian Speakers’ Summit

In yet another diplomatic victory for India and continuing the trend of international embarrassment for Pakistan, the South Asian Speaker’s Summit unanimously supported India on the entire Kashmir issue.  What has happened? The South Asian Speakers Summit was being held in Male, the capital of the island nation of Maldives. The South Asian Speakers Summit ..

Shaheen

The Joint Exercise of Pakistani and Chinese Air Force Shaheen was held at in Chinese city of Holton close to the Indian border near Ladakh. It was the eighth edition of the exercise since it was first launched in March 2001. The statement by the Chinese Air Force stated that the joint training does not target ..

Line of Control

The Line of Control (LoC) is a ceasefire line and not an international boundary. Under international law, it is defined and protected by a bilateral treaty, the 1972 Simla Agreement, executed in writing between India and Pakistan following the 1971 war, and subsequently ratified by both parliaments. The Shimla agreement makes it clear that the ..

UNSC questions rights granted to minorities in China & Pakistan

In a special UNSC council meeting organized on minority rights, the Nations of Pakistan and People’s Republic of China (PRC) were criticized for their alleged lack of dignified rights granted to the minorities living in their territory. What has happened? Poland, which is the current UNSC chair for the month of August, had organized a ..

FATF Asia-Pacific blacklists Pakistan for terror funding

The International Terror Watchdog for Terror Funding, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has blacklisted the nation of Pakistan for various non-compliances and non-enforcements of international terror controls and safeguards. What has happened? The FATF has been placed in the blacklist of the FATF’s Asia Pacific Group (APG) for the violations and the non-compliance of ..

Response of foreign countries on article 370

While Pakistan has tried to drum up international support in its favor in view of the abrogation of the Article 370, its efforts have borne little fruit as most countries have decided to stedfastly back India and have refused to take a call in this issue. What the other countries have said? Bangladesh In a ..

?No first use? Nuclear Policy

Conventionally 9 nations are thought to possess nuclear weapons. These include the 5 permanent members of the United Nations Security Council (US, UK, Russia, China and France), 3 other member states who have an openly declared nuclear weapons program (India, Pakistan and North Korea) and one other nation (Isreal) which maintains a deliberate silence on ..