[Current Affairs] 28th January, 2021 Top Pakistan Current Affairs for PPSC Test Preparation

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Today’s top Pakistan current affairs 28th January 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

  • PM reaffirms commitment to eradicate terrorism from Pakistan. PM’s statement came a day after 10 soldiers were martyred in a terrorist attack at a security check post in Balochistan’s Kech district.
  • Petroleum products price expected to shoot up by Rs10: sources Price of petrol will move up by Rs7 per litre; rate of diesel will increase by Rs10 per litre, sources say.
  • PM Imran backs Ravi riverfront project after LHC scraps it. Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday backed the Ravi Riv­er­front Urban Develop­ment Project, saying that the government would argue in the Supreme Court against the Lahore High Court’s (LHC) decision to scrap it.
  • Murad Raas issues updates on schools for Lahore, Rawalpindi. Classes up to grade 6 will continue in a staggered manner in Lahore and Pindi, education minister says.
  • PIA flight to fly out Hindu pilgrims from Karachi to India ‘postponed’. PIA fails to get approval from India to take Hindu pilgrims from Karachi to Jaipur in flight scheduled for January 29.
  • Punjab police advise ban on PUBG after game ‘addict’ kills mother, siblings. 18-year-old Ali Zain was addicted to PUBG game and shot his mother, sisters and brother thinking they will be resurrected, say police.
  • CM Shah orders arrest of policemen involved in escape of accused in Dua Mangi kidnapping. Accused used a private car to buy shoes from Tariq road, escaped from there due to negligence of head constable.
  • Gold dips to Rs101,600 per 10g as rout rumbles on. Gold fell for the third consecutive day to a three-week low on Friday amid firmer US Treasury bond yields and stronger dollar.
  • Bitcoin falls to $36,371 as cryptos dip for second day. The cryptocurrency market remained bearish for the second straight day, with market capitalisation shedding 0.5 percent to reach $1.73 trillion. As of 1150 hours GMT, Friday, the largest cryptocurrency Bitcoin’s (BTC) price shed 0.79 percent to reach $36,371.
  • PKR recovers 21 paisa against USD after SBP bill passes. Pakistani rupee strengthened against the US dollar for the first time during the current week by 21 paisa (+0.12 percent). The State Bank of Pakistan said in a statement on Friday that the dollar opened at Rs176.98 in the interbank market and closed at Rs176.77.

Spotlight by Prepistan

 

1. COVID-19 IN PAKISTAN

  • 24-hour recap: Pakistan Reports 1,353 Critical Coronavirus Cases in 24 Hours. Confirmed infections of COVID-19 reach 1,402,070, against 1,274,657 recoveries and 29,192 deaths, leaving 10,009 active cases.

 

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