[Current Affairs] 24 October, 2021 Top Pakistan Current Affairs for PPSC Test Preparation

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Today’s top Pakistan current affairs 24 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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  • Jam Kamal Khan steps down as Balochistan CM. Jam Kamal Khan has stepped down as the Balochistan chief minister, it was confirmed on Sunday evening.
  • Kyrgyzstan set to receive Turkish armed drones. Kyrgyzstan will take delivery of Turkish armed drones soon, the chairman of the State Committee for National Security.
  • OGDCL’s LPG production increases by 9pc, crude oil 2pc. The Oil and Gas Development Company’s (OGDCL)’s production of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) witnessed a nine percent increase and crude oil 2 per cent during the last fiscal year.
  • Does the first coronavirus that kicked off the pandemic still exist? Probably not. One infectious disease expert says it has been ‘elbowed out of the way by the newer, more competitive strains’
  • Pak-Afghan border closure hits hard 50,000 traders. Around 50,000 small and medium traders connected with the Pak-Afghan trade have lost their jobs at the Chaman border crossing due to the 18-day closure of the border.
  • Bitcoin falls to $60,658 as cryptos trade mixed. The cryptocurrency market traded mixed on Sunday, with the market capitalization shedding another 1.2 percent, fourth in a row, to reach $2.64 trillion as of 1330 hours GMT.
  • The rupee falls 1.65pc against the dollar on a weekly basis. Pakistan rupee continued its losing streak against the US dollar during the last week in the interbank market and shed Rs2.82 (-1.65 percent).
  • Gold Rate In Pakistan Today, 24 October 2021. Gold Rate in Pakistan today on 24 October 2021 is being sold for Rs. 98,850 per 10 grams, and the price of Gold is Rs. 1,15,300 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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