[Current Affairs] 20 October, 2021 Top Pakistan Current Affairs for PPSC Test Preparation

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Today’s top Pakistan current affairs 20 October 2021 with download link available in pdf. These are the latest breaking news about Pakistan which will be helpful for aspirants in test preparation of current affairs, Pakistan affairs, General knowledge for NTS, PPSC, CSS, FPSC, KPPSC, SPSC, BPSC, AJKPSC, OTS, PTS, and other Govt Jobs, exams & MDCAT, ECAT Entry test preparation.

One Liner

  • Imran Khan and the ‘dead elephant’. The Interior Minister has called PDM a “dead elephant”. On Tuesday the PDM chief announced the beginning of countrywide protests against the back-breaking rise in prices.
  • Begum Samina Arif Alvi leading the breast cancer awareness walk at National Institute of Health. The post-Begum Samina Arif Alvi leading the breast cancer awareness walk at the National Institute of Health appeared first.
  • Govt decides to give petrol at a subsidized rate to low-income people. In a meeting with the ruling party’s members to discuss the issue of petroleum prices on Wednesday, Prime Minister Imran Khan directed the relevant authorities to prepare a plan for giving petrol at a subsidized rate to low-income people, a news outlet reported.
  • Don’t accuse Bangladesh. ‘Bangladesh Finalizes Agreement to Build Buddhist Monastery in Lumbini, Nepal’ was the headline of Hong Kong-based Global Buddhist Door headline on October 11.
  • Pakistan’s Quarterly Tech Exports Have Jumped Over 6-Fold Since 2010. Pakistan’s quarterly technology exports reached $650 million in the first quarter of the current fiscal year 2021-22, up more than 6 times s.
  • PM to attend Middle East Green Initiative Summit in Riyadh on Oct 25. Prime Minister Imran Khan would attend the Middle East Green Initiative Summit in Riyadh on October 25, a news outlet reported.
  • President urges the international community not to ignore Afghanistan, extend humanitarian assistance ISLAMABAD, Oct 20 (APP): President Dr Arif Alvi Wednesday urged the international community not to ignore Afghanistan and give humanitarian aid because if it would not be done extremist elements could prevail in the country.
  • Gold Rate In Pakistan Today, 20 October 2021. Gold Rate in Pakistan today on 20 October 2021 is being sold for Rs. 102,880 per 10 grams, and the price of Gold is Rs. 1,20,000 per tola in Pakistan today.

     

Spotlight by The NewsRun

 

1. COVID-19 IN PAKISTAN

  • 24-hour recap: Pakistan reported 554 cases and 12 deaths in 24 hours. Pakistan also conducted 42,126 tests in the span of 24 hours (P.S. this data was last updated on October 20 at 6:41 am).

2. Father suspected of killing daughters and grandchildren

What’s going on? A father in Pakistan, Manzoor Hussain, is suspected of killing his two daughters, Fauzia Bibi and Khurshid Mai, and their four children (his grandchildren) by setting their house on fire. Mai’s husband also died in the blaze, but Bibi’s husband was not home at the time. One of the women reportedly married against Hussain’s will.

The details: Bibi married Mehboob Ahmad 18 months ago in what has been described as “a love marriage.” However, her father was against it. After the fire incident, Bibi’s husband, Ahmad, said his four-month-old son died, along with Mai’s three children, who were two, six, and 13 years old.

 

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