15 January 2020 Current Affair Pakistan for Competitive Exams – Daily Current Affairs 2019 Online

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  • PM Imran visits injured in AJK as death toll from extreme cold weather rises AJK landslides death toll rises to 74 as search and rescue efforts continue.
  • Housing society approved for PAF martyrs defrauded people of billions, NAB tells court Court extends remand of two accused who ‘connived with PAF officials’ to defraud public in Fazaia Housing Scheme.
  • Economy to improve in 2020, says Asad Umar Minister says the federal government would start mega projects in Karachi with the help of the private sector.
  • PTI manages to win over PML-Q after rounds of talks come to an end PML-Q thanks PTI for “understanding our pain”, hopes reservations will be addressed.
  • PTI up in arms as Sindh govt moves to send police chief packing Sindh cabinet decided to remove IGP Dr Kaleem Imam, citing ‘compelling reasons’.
  • Govt delists five properties from privatisation plan CCOP meeting decides to hand over three of five delisted properties to Naya Pakistan Housing Authority.
  • Govt hopes to boost economy with changes to NAB law. But what do these amendments actually mean? As NAB’s powers are restricted, it is important that institutional capacities of FBR and other tax agencies be enhanced.
  • AJK landslides death toll rises to 69 as search and rescue efforts continue Recent deaths in AJK bring total casualties from weather-related incidents across the country to 98.
  • Govt asked to explain delay in decision regarding removal of Maryam’s name from ECL LHC issues directives while hearing Maryam’s petition to remove her name from ECL.
  • Senate panel raises 7 legal objections over Zainab Alert Bill Shireen Mazari urges Senate human rights committee to pass the bill as soon as possible.
  • ANF challenges Rana Sanaullah’s bail in Supreme Court LHC’s decision last month to grant Sanaullah bail is contrary to the law, says Anti-Narcotics Force in petition.
  • PML-Q to meet PTI to decide future of coalition in Punjab, Centre Two meetings between the representatives of both coalition partners have already taken place in the past few weeks.
  • Leopard killed after it attacks villagers in Swat Locals open fire on the animal after hearing the screams of the men that were attacked.
  • Zulfi Bukhari’s appointment as PTDC chairman challenged in IHC A petition has also challenged the appointment of Intikhab Alam as PTDC’s managing director.
  • 93 killed as harsh weather torments country Avalanches hit AJK; PM, COAS issue orders for immediate rescue, relief work.
  • Cabinet places Maryam’s name on ECL for second time Awan denies that the PML-N leader’s name has been placed on the ECL again.
  • World Economic Forum report sounds alarm over climate crisis, political polarisation For the first time in the survey’s 10-year outlook, the top 5 global risks in terms of likelihood are all environmental.
  • Telecom provider Zong introduces unlimited calls to China under CPEC initiatives Zong 4G says two bundles launched to make international calls to China more convenient.
  • Russian government resigns after Putin sets out constitutional shake-up Putin names Tax Service chief Mikhail Mishustin as Russia’s new prime minister.
  • US Democrats lock horns over war, gender in last debate before Iowa Bernie Sanders attacks Joe Biden on foreign policy but finds himself fighting accusations of sexism.
  • Jet dumps fuel that lands on schoolkids near Los Angeles Pungent vapour causes minor skin and lung irritation among 56 children and adults.
  • Internet ban in occupied Kashmir ‘necessary for sovereignty, integrity’ of India: authorities Last week Indian Supreme Court ruled internet ban violated “fundamental rights”, ordering govt to review measure.
  • UNSC to discuss Kashmir situation for 2nd time in six months: reports The body is likely to receive a briefing by UN Military Observer Group over situation along LoC.
  • Qureshi to meet UN chief, UNGA president The foreign minister arrives in New York today to meet UN leaders before proceeding to Washington.
  • Huge sinkhole swallows bus, kills nine in China Sinkholes are not unknown in China and are often blamed on construction works and China’s rapid pace of development.
  • Stokes named ICC player of the year after landmark 2019 India’s Rohit Sharma named ODI cricketer of the year; Virat Kohli bags captain of both ICC Test, ODI teams of the year.
  • Bushfire smoke hits Australian Open again, but rain raises hopes The bushfires, unprecedented in their duration and intensity, have claimed 28 lives.
  • MCC in favour of retaining five-day Tests The MCC Cricket Committee and MCC World Cricket Committee believe Tests should continue to be played over five days.
  • De Villiers ponders T20 World Cup return De Villiers retired from all forms of international cricket in 2018 citing a desire to spend more time with his family.

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