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March 2021

Daily Top-10 Current Affairs MCQs / News (March 05, 2021) for CSS, PMS

Written by Shahzad F. Malik

March 05, 2021: National / International Current Affairs

1. Govt shortlists 84 public firms for reforms under IMF deal

• The government has finalised a triage of 84 out of a total of 212 public sector companies for their ultimate privatisation, liquidation or retention in the public sector to meet a structural benchmark of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) programme.
• The overall revenues of all these 84 state-owned entities (SOEs) in 2018-19 amounted to about Rs4 trillion while the book value of their assets stood at Rs19 trillion. The revenues in 2018-19 were roughly 10pc of nominal GDP, provided employment to more than 450,000 people (0.8pc of the total workforce), according to the Ministry of Finance

2. Parliamentary panel formed for GB reforms

• The Gilgit-Baltistan government has formed a seven-member parliamentary committee to make recommendations for the proposed constitutional and administrative reforms in the region.
• Chief Minister Khalid Khurshid Khan will head the committee while opposition leader in GB Assembly Advocate Amjad Hussain of PPP, Member GB Assembly Ghulam Mohammad of PML-N, Minister Mohammad Kazim Masem of MWM, Member GB Assembly Haji Rehmat Khalig of JUI-F, Minister Abbaidullah Baig and Minister Raja Azam Khan of PTI will be members of the committee.

3. Pakistan to get 45 million doses of Indian-made vaccine, PAC informed

• Federal Secretary National Health Services, Regulation and Coordination Aamir Ashraf Khawaja on March 4, 2021 informed the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) that the country was going to receive 45m Indian manufactured doses of Covid-19 during current month (March).
• He was briefing about the ongoing vaccination process in a meeting of PAC that was headed by its Chairman Rana Tanveer Hussain. Khawaja informed the committee that so far about 27.5m people had been vaccinated against Covid-19 including the front line health workers and the elder citizens. He said that according to the priority set by the federal cabinet, firstly the front line health workers, health workers and people having 65 years plus age would be vaccinated

4. US refers to Valley as `union territory`, but says Kashmir policy is unchanged

• The US State Department used the term `union territory` while referring to India occupied Jammu and Kashmir in its news briefing on March 4, 2021, but it emphasised at the same time that Washington`s Kashmir policy remained unchanged.
• `We welcome steps to return the union territory of Jammu and Kashmir to full economic and political normalcy consistent with India`s democratic values, State Department spokesman Ned Price told journalists in reply to a question about the disputed territory

5. Europeans drop plan to censure Tehran at IAEA

• European nations will not go ahead with a planned resolution criticising Iran at this week`s meeting of the UN nuclear watchdog, diplomatic sources said on March 4, 2021, as efforts were underway to revive an ailing 2015 deal between Tehran and world powers on its nuclear programme.
• France, Britain and Germany had planned to introduce a resolution at a meeting of the International Atomic Energy Agency`s board of governors, with the support of the United States, criticising Iran`s suspension of some IAEA inspections

6. Turkish general among 9 killed in copter crash

• Nine Turkish soldiers were killed and four others wounded when their military helicopter crashed in the southeast of the country on March 4, 2021, the defence ministry said.
• Television images from the crash site showed the ground blanketed in snow and visibility hampered by thick clouds in the mountainous region.
• Ruling AKP party lawmaker Tolga Agar, who sits on the Turkish parliament`s defence committee, tweeted that Lt Gen Osman Erbas was among the dead

7. French court acquits ex-PM Balladur of corruption charge

• A French court on Thursday acquitted former prime minister Edouard Balladur on corruption charges after he was accused of using kickbacks from an arms deal but handed a suspended jail term to his former defence minister.
• The verdict by the Law Court of the Republic (CJR), which sits to try serving and former ministers for alleged violations committed in office, came just days after ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy was convicted of corruption

8. US report regrets India`s fall from ranks of free nations

• A report by a United States government-funded think tank, Freedom House, regretted India`s fall from the ranks of free nations after the country`s status was downgraded to `partly free`.
• `Under [Prime Minister Narendra] Modi, India appears to have abandoned its potential to serve as a global democratic leader, elevating narrow Hindu nationalist interests at the expense of its founding values of inclusion and equal rights for all,` warned the Freedom in the World 2021 report

9. PSL 6 postponed as 3 more virus cases surface amid reports of protocol breaches

• The HBL Pakistan Super League 6 was indefinitely postponed on March 4, 2021 after three more players reported positive for coronavirus (Covid19), taking the toll of affected cases to seven so far in the franchise-based T20 league with further casualties likely to emerge as the tests are carried out.
• The latest victims of the virus are from the teams of Islamabad United and Lahore Qalandars who were due to play in Thursday`s evening game. Pakistan players Hasan Ali and Hussain Talat added to the woes of Islamabad who had already Fawad Ahmed the first case to emerge and Lewis Gregory testing positive, while Lahore`s overseas cricketer Tom Abell who had yet to make his PSL debut was also put in quarantine following the results of the PCR tests.

10. Pollard blasts six sixes off hat-trick man Dananjaya

• Akila Dananjaya went from hero to zero in the space of two overs, claiming a hat-trick before being smashed for six sixes by Kieron Pollard as West Indies beat Sri Lanka by four wickets in their first Twenty20 international at Antigua on March 3, 2021.
• The feat came in the sixth over of a bizarre West Indies innings as captain Pollard followed in the footsteps of South Africa`s Herschelle Gibbs against the Netherlands in the 2007 50-over World Cup and India`s Yuvraj Singh, who achieved the feat in the 2007 Twenty20 World Cup against England

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