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April 2018

Day by Day Current Affairs (April 21, 2018) | MCQs for CSS, PMS, NTS

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April 21, 2018

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  1. Miftah Ismail meets US, Afghan officials in DC
  • Pakistan and Afghanistan have agreed to form working groups to address trade related issues and will hold a highlevel meeting in Islamabad early next month to finalise the proposal.
  • The decision was taken in Washington at a meeting between Special Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance and Economic Affairs Miftah Ismail and Afghan Finance Minister Eklil Ahmad Hakimi, who agreed that the meeting should be held in the first week of May.
  • In meeting, Pakistan is believed to have expressed concern at a sudden decrease in bilateral trade while the Afghan dele-gation urged Islamabad to allow transit trade between Afghanistan and India.
  1. China rejects Modi’s charges against Pakistan
  • China has rejected the recently uttered remarks of Indian Prime Minister Narindra Modi against Pakistan on the issue of counter-terrorism.
  • Responding to the Modi’s reported statement, a Chinese Foreign Ministry’s spokesperson Hua Chunying said that terrorism is a common enemy, and needed to be tackled collectively.
  • China has been appreciating Pakistan’s sacrifices on this account. She stressed that the international community should strengthen cooperation and work together to deal with this menace.
  1. World’s largest plane, Antonov An-225 Mriya, lands in Karachi
  • The world’s largest cargo aircraft, Antonov AN -225 Mriya, made its first landing in Pakistan on April 20, 2018 at the Jinnah International Airport in Karachi for refueling.
  • Russian-made wide body aircraft is powered by six turbofan engines and is the longest and heaviest airplane ever built, with a maximum takeoff weight of 640 tonnes.
  • It also has the largest wingspan of any aircraft in operational service
  1. North and South Korea open hotline between leaders
  • The two Koreas opened a hotline between their leaders on April 20, 2018, a week before a summit between North Korea`s Kim Jong Un and the South`s President Moon Jae-in in the Demilitarised Zone.
  • The line links the presidential Blue House in Seoul with the Pyongyang office of the nucleararmed North`s State Affairs Commission, which Kim chairs one of his most important titles.
  • Geographically the two are next door to each other, but the peninsula has been divided for 70 years, with no post or telephone communications between them for ordinary civilians since the end of the Korean War in 1953.
  • The hotline, which enables direct communications between Kim and Moon, is the latest step in a whirlwind of diplomacy on and around the Korean peninsula, triggered by the Winter Olympics in the South.
  1. Commonwealth backs Prince Charles as next head
  • Commonwealth leaders agreed on April 20, 2018 that Prince Charles should follow his mother Queen Elizabeth 11 as the next head of the group at the close of a summit overshadowed by a row over Britain`s treatment of Caribbean immigrants.
  • `The next Head of the Commonwealth shall be His Royal Highness Prince Charles, the 53 member countries said in a statement.
  • Queen Elizabeth had told leaders on the first day of the summit on April 19, 2018 that she wanted her eldest son to succeed her in the symbolic figurehead role, which is nonhereditary.
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  1. Iraq resumes payments of Gulf War reparations to Kuwait
  • Iraq resumed paying Kuwait compensation on April 20, 2018 for the destruction of Kuwaiti oil fields and facilities during the 1990-91 Gulf War, the United Nations said in Geneva in a prepared statement.
  • The payment had been suspended since October 2014 because of security and budgetary problems the Iraqi government in its fight against the militant Islamic State group.
  1. Kyrgyzstan gets 30th PM in less than three decades
  • Kyrgyzstan’s parliament on April 20, 2018 voted overwhelmingly to confirm a new government led by the country’s 30th prime minister in less than three decades, who is an ally of new President Sooronbai Jeenbekov.
  • Mukhamedkali Abylgaziyev’s installment is the latest indicator that Jeenbekov has consolidated power in the ex-Soviet country following a struggle with former president and one-time ally Almazbek Atambayev.
  • Abylgaziyev, 50, was parachuted into the prime minister’s post after serving as Jeenbekov’s chief of staff since March. Of 115 lawmakers present, 114 voted to approve Abylgaziyev’s cabinet after a no-confidence vote felled the government of former prime minister Sapar Isakov, who was close to Atambayev.
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  1. Cinema makes return to Saudi Arabia
  • Saudi Arabia hosted its first public film screening in over 35 years on April 20, 2018, two days after US movie giant AMC unveiled the kingdom’s debut theatre in Riyadh.
  • Clutching prized tickets for the sold-out showing of Hollywood blockbuster action film “Black Panther”, men and women walked into the movie hall with tubs of popcorn and fizzy drinks.
  • Multiplex theatre at Riyadh’s King Abdullah Financial District will for now operate one screen with a seating capacity of around 250.
  • The conservative desert kingdom lifted a decades-long ban on cinemas last year as part of a far-reaching modernisation drive, with AMC Entertainment granted the first licence to operate movie theatres.
  1. SA passes 4 bills despite MPA’s sit-in
  • The treasury benches and Sindh Assembly Speaker Agha Siraj passed four bills pertaining to workers welfare from the house with a majority vote.
  • The assembly proceedings which as usual began late from the scheduled timings, continued peacefully until the PML-F lawmaker raised her query on a call attention notice pertaining to fake employees being deployed in Town Committee Kotdiji.
  • The treasury benches were not deterred from the protest and successfully completed the agenda of the house including passage of four bills. The bills that were passed from the house included Sindh Employees Social Security (Amendment) Bill, 2018; Sindh Employees Old-Age Benefits (Amendment) Bill, 2018; Sindh Minimum Wages (Amendment) Bill, 2018 and Sindh Workers Welfare Fund (Amendment) Bill, 2018
  1. WWII bomb forces evacuation in Berlin
  • German police began evacuating thousands of people around Berlin’s central railway station on April 20, 2018 as bomb disposal experts prepare to move in to defuse an unexploded World War II explosive unearthed on a building site.
  • Trains, trams and buses were halted or rerouted as police using a van-mounted loud-hailer announced the operation to dispose of the British 500-kilogramme bomb found more than 70 years after the war.
  • Authorities have declared an exclusion zone with an 800-metre radius around the site located just north of the central railway station, a transport hub that on a normal day is used by 300,000 passengers.

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