Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Current Affairs

PM, COAS, ISI chief meet to discuss security situation of Pakistan

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) called Thursday on Prime Minister Imran Khan to brief him on the security situation on both internal and external fronts of Pakistan. Director General ISI Lt. Gen. Faiz Hamid was also present on the occasion.

Pakistan, IMF inching towards stalled programme

Pakistan and the IMF are inching towards formal revival of the stalled Fund programme, as the government has decided to hike power tariff by 25-30 percent and to abolish up to Rs200 billion corporate sector income tax exemptions.

PM launches health insurance scheme for Azad Kashmir

وزیر اعظم نے آزادکشمیر کے لئے ہیلتھ انشورنس اسکیم کا آغاز کردیا عمران خان نے کہا کہ آزاد جموں و کشمیر کے 12 لاکھ افراد صحت انشورنس سے مستفید ہوں گے اور وہ پاکستان بھر کے 350 سرکاری اور نجی اسپتالوں سے مفت علاج معالجے کے حقدار ہوں گے۔

Pakistan power tariff up by Rs1.11 per unit: NEPRA

نیشنل الیکٹرک پاور ریگولیٹری اتھارٹی (نیپرا) کی جانب سے پیر کو جاری کردہ فیول ایڈجسٹمنٹ نرخوں کے مطابق ، پاکستان کے بجلی کے نرخوں میں فی یونٹ 1.11 روپے کا اضافہ ہوا ہے۔

Blast injures at least 15 in Rawalpindi, Pakistan

The incident happened when an improvised explosive device went off inside the market located near the Ganj Mandi area of Rawalpindi. According to preliminary investigations, the bomb was planted in a vegetable cart by some unknown miscreants who fled the scene afterwards.

Pak armed forces put on high alert: India planning attack on Pakistan to divert...

India can resort to a border action or a surgical strike as part of its false flag operation so that it could divert attention from several of its ongoing internal problems, including the mistreatment of minorities, farmers' protests, its growing atrocities in Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IOJ&K) and the resultant criticism from international media and institutions. A sincere advice for our eastern neighbor: "Stay Home, Stay Safe".

Govt’s National Employment Portal to help Jobless

The portal is expected to facilitate finding jobs for the large unemployed youth population of the country; linking aspiring candidates looking for a job with employers. More than 120 million or 60% of Pakistan’s rapidly growing population of 208 million is below the age of 35 years.

Oxygen supply runs out: Seven corona patients die in Peshawar hospital

حکام نے بتایا کہ آکسیجن کی کمی کی وجہ سے ہفتے کی رات خیبر ٹیچنگ اسپتال (کے ٹی ایچ) میں سات مریض دم توڑ گئے ، صوبائی حکومت کا سانحہ کے ذمہ داروں کی شناخت کے لئے تحقیقات کا حکم دے دیا گیا۔ اسپتال کے عہدیداروں کے مطابق ، ایک بچے کو چھوڑ کر ، باقی چھ مریض کورونا وائرس میں مبتلا تھے اور انہیں انتہائی نگہداشت کے لئے اسپتال میں داخل کیا گیا تھا۔

Houbara Hunting: Crown prince Muhammad Bin Salman, two other Saudi royals issued permits for...

Similarly, President of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Naihan will arrive here next week on a two-week visit. The UAE President, during his visit, apart from his personal commitments will also hunt the endangered houbara bustards. A high-level delegation will also accompany him. Rangers have been deployed in five districts adjacent to Cholistan. Punjab Chief Minister Usman Bazdar has summoned three companies of Rangers from the federal interior ministry for the security of the UAE royal delegation. Owing to its dwindling population, the houbara is not only protected under various international nature conservation treaties but is also protected under local wildlife protection laws. Pakistanis are not allowed to hunt it. The sources said that earlier Prime Minister Imran Khan, when he was in the opposition, used to criticise the then federal government for issuing houbara hunting permits and had not allowed houbara hunting in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.