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

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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UN Security Council to discuss Kashmir issue on China’s request

Published: December 17, 2019

The United Nations Security Council will meet on Tuesday, 17th December 2019 to discuss the present situation of the Jammu and Kashmir region of India following a request from Pakistan ally China. The Council had a similar closed-door meeting in August earlier this year after India’s revoked article 370 and bifurcated the state of Jammu ..

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World Economic Forum Global Gender Gap Report

Published: December 17, 2019

The World Economic Forum, Global Gender Gap index was designed and first published in 2006 to measure gender equality by collecting data based on gender gap between women and men in four key areas: education, economy, health, and politics from countries around the world. The 2019 Global Gender gap index was released on Monday, December ..

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Citizenship to refugees from Afghanistan and Pakistan

Published: December 12, 2019

The Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Nityanand Rai in a written reply to Rajya Sabha on Wednesday, 11th December 2019 informed that 1595 Pakistani and 391 Afghani have been granted Indian Citizenship during the last three years from 2016 to 2018. In 2019, till 6th December,712 Pakistani and 40 Afghani migrants have been ..

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Performance of Major Economies and India’s neighbours in the UNDP Human Development Index 2019

Published: December 10, 2019

Norway topped the ranking Index with an HDI value of 0.954 followed by Switzerland at 2nd, Ireland, Germany, Hong Kong, Australia, Iceland, Sweden making the top eight places in the index ranking respectively. Among Indian neighbours, Srilanka at 71st place, China ranked 85th with an HDI value of 0.758, Bhutan 134th, Bangladesh 135th, Myanmar at ..

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