[Current Affairs] 23 October, 2021 Top Pakistan Current Affairs for PPSC Test Preparation

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Today’s top Pakistan current affairs 23 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.

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  • ‘Reverse the fee hike’: Postgraduate students on hunger strike at Sindh University
    Students of M.Phil, Ph.D. programs were outraged after the University fixed the admission fee for each semester at Rs.34,000.
  • Afghans throng Torkham to enter Pakistan KHYBER: Thousands of Afghans made a beeline for the Torkham border crossing early on Friday morning when the news about the resumption of cross-border pedestrian movement spread in most parts of the neighboring country.
  • Pakistan nears formal deal to allow US airspace for Afghanistan ops: report The Biden administration has told lawmakers the United States is nearing a formalized agreement with Pakistan for use of its airspace to conduct military and intelligence operations in Afghanistan, CNN reported, citing sources familiar with the details of a classified briefing with members of Congress that took place on Friday morning.
  • PEMRA directs TV channels to refrain from airing ‘hugging scenes’ in dramas. PEMRA says “intimacy of married couple being glamorized in utter disregard to Islamic teachings”.
  • Indian Hindu’s violence against Muslims and other Minorities. After incidents in Bangladesh, the Hindu groups in India are getting ready to launch a terror spree against Muslims and other minorities in India. Every Pakistani and Pakistani origin in the West should raise their voices against Indian terrorism.
  • Sikh Genocide On-Peak In India | Khalistan Movement. More than 3,00000 Sikhs in Delhi were killed in violence soon after former prime minister Indira Gandhi was killed. The two differences between the Sikh Genocide of 1984 and that of 2020 are that Sikhs were targeted then, Sikhs are being targeted now; it was the Congress at the helm then, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is at the helm now.
  • Two soldiers, terrorist killed in N Waziristan clash ISLAMABAD: Two soldiers and a terrorist were killed during an exchange of fire between security forces and terrorists in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, an army statement said late Friday.The
  • US, Pakistan in talks on the use of airspace for operations in Afghanistan: report
    “No such understanding is in place,” says Pakistan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
  • Gold Rate In Pakistan Today, 23 October 2021. Gold Rate in Pakistan today on 23 October 2021 is being sold for Rs. 107,167 per 10 grams, and the price of Gold is Rs. 1,25,000 per tola in Pakistan today. 

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1. COVID-19 IN PAKISTAN

  • 24-hour recap: Pakistan reported 567 cases and 16 deaths in 24 hours. Pakistan also conducted 39,200 tests in the span of 24 hours (P.S. this data was last updated on October 22 at 6:42 am).
  • A new COVID-19 variant: Pakistani officials are reporting that another COVID-19 variant called “Epsilon” has been detected in Pakistan. The variant may have originated in California, according to Dr. Javed Akram, a member of the Scientific Task Force for COVID-19. Dr. Akram said the variant had also reached the UK and other European countries. Dr. Akram claimed that “all vaccines were effective against Epsilon.” He urged people to get vaccinated and follow COVID-19 prevention measures. More details about the Epsilon variant and its severity are still unclear.

 

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