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November 20, 2023: National Current Affairs MCQs News
1. Mask mandatory in 10 smog-hit Punjab districts
The caretaker Punjab government has announced a mask mandate for ten districts because of the worst air quality due to smog.
The decision came as the provincial government attempts to implement measures to combat smog, which worsens every year with the onset of winter.
Citizens in 10 districts of Lahore and Gujranwala divisions must wear masks when stepping out for one week from Nov 20 (Monday) to 26 (Sunday)
2. Cop martyred, two injured in Bannu, Kohat attacks
A policeman was martyred and his colleague received injuries when unknown motorcyclists attacked them on Mandan Road in Bannu district on Sunday, an official said.
He said two cops of the Ababeel Squad came under fire when they were on patrol duty in the area. He said the attackers escaped.
The attack left Iqrarullah dead, and his colleague, Shafiur Rehman seriously wounded
3. Ukraine claims pushing back Russian forces from Dnipro river
The Ukrainian army claimed on Sunday that it has pushed Russian forces back `three to eight kilometres` from the banks of Dnipro river, which if confirmed would be the first meaningful advance by Kyiv`s forces months into a disappointing counteroffensive.
Ukrainian and Russian forces have been entrenched on opposite sides of the vast waterway in the southern Kherson region for more than a year, after Russia withdrew its troops from the western bank last November
November 20, 2023: International Current Affairs MCQs News
4. BD Supreme Court upholds Jamaat ban
Bangladesh`s highest court on Sunday upheld a ban on the country`s largest Islamist party taking part in polls, lawyers said, as political tensions worsen ahead of key January elections.
Jamaat-i-1slami, a major opposition party with millions of supporters, was banned from contesting polls in 2013 after high court judges ruled its charter violated the secular constitution of the Muslim-majority nation of 170 million people
5. Prisoner deal `edges closer` despite fierce fighting in Gaza
Hamas fighters battled Israeli forces trying to push into Gaza`s largest refugee camp on Sunday, but despite the fighting, US, Qatari and Israeli officials said a deal to free some of the prisoners being held in the besieged enclave was edging closer.
Separately, a top health official said all 31 premature babies at Al Shifa Hospital had been evacuated on Sunday from the facility