Pakistan Current Affairs 28th August 2018 for NTS PPSC CSS Govt Jobs

  • Senate passes resolution against proposed cartoon contest. SC grants six weeks to conclude Sharifs cases
  • 9-member Indian delegation reaches Lahore for two-day water talks with Pakistan. Pakistan will reiterate its objections over two controversial hydropower projects being built by India during the talks.
  • Dr Shireen Mazari delivers sharp rebuke to Human Rights Watch for ‘selective oversight’. Minister for human rights asks NGO to focus on global human rights violations and not just on select countries.
  • North Korea still ‘serious and imminent threat’: Japan. Japan’s 2018 defence white paper also says China’s rise as a military power sparks “strong security concerns in region.”
  • ‘Will try to steer Pak-US ties towards betterment during Pompeo’s visit,’ says FM Qureshi. Foreign minister reiterates US handout on phone call between PM Khan and Pompeo was “contrary to the reality”.
  • Widow of Haroon Bilour to contest by-poll on PK-78. For the first time, a woman from the Bilour family is contesting election on a general seat.
  • Dengue larvae found in 940 homes in Rawalpindi. Dengue patients in city hospitals have increased with onset of heavy rains.


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