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January 4, 2018 (Day by Day Current Affairs for CSS 2018-2019)

  1. American statements detrimental to Pak-US relationship: cabinet
    • The federal cabinet observed that recent statements by the American leadership were detrimental to the Pakistan-US relationship that had developed over generations
    • The cabinet unanimously endorsed the stance of the NSC which had expressed deep disappointment over the statements of the US leadership
  2. SC to focus on human rights cases this year
    • Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar outlined the Supreme Court`s agenda for 2018 and said the court would be focusing on human rights issues
    • The chief justice explained the court`s agenda during the hearing of a suo motu case about quarrying and cutting of trees in the Margalla Hills area of the federal capital
  3. CII supports punishment for triple divorce `in one go`
    • Though it is legal and in accordance with the Hanafi school of thought, the Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) on January 3, 2018 supported the imposing of punishment for triple talaq in one sitting.
    • Chairman CII: Dr Qibla Ayaz
  4. Navy test-fires anti-ship missile
    • In an impressive firepower display, live weapon firing was conducted by Pakistan Navy’s newly commissioned Fast Attack Craft (Missile), PNS Himmat in the North Arabian Sea on January 3, 2018
    • The missile accurately hit the target, signifying the impressive capabilities of Harbah naval weapon system.
    • Chief of the Naval Staff: Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi
  5. NLC to build new border terminal at Angoor Adda
    • The National Logistic Cell (NLC) is planning to construct new border terminal at Angoor Adda, South Waziristan, besides upgrading the existing terminals with neighboring countries
    • Constructing new terminals and upgrading the existing terminals will help restricting the movement of terrorists and curb illegal trade across the borders
  6. India limits visitors to save Taj Mahal
    • India is to restrict the number of daily visitors to the Taj Mahal in an attempt to preserve the iconic 17th-century monument to love, its biggest tourist attraction
    • In future only 40,000 local tourists will be allowed to enter the historic complex per day
    • The restrictions will not apply to foreigners
    • The Taj Mahal was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan as a tomb for his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal, who died giving birth in 1631
  7. Norway suspends arms sales to UAE over Yemen war
    • Norway has suspended exports of weapons and ammunition to the United Arab Emirates over concerns they could be used in the war in Yemen
    • The UAE is part of a Saudi-led coalition formed in 2015 to fight the Iranaligned Houthi group that controls most of northern Yemen and the capital Sanaa
  8. Trump to Kim: My nuke button bigger than yours
    • US President Donald Trump warned Kim Jong-Un he has a `much bigger` nuclear button than the North Korean leader, as Washington dismissed the prospect of high-level talks between Pyongyang and Seoul
  9. Pakistan needs to earn the money it gets, says US
    • The US State Department has said that Pakistan needs to earn the money it gets from Washington while the White House warned that President Donald Trump can follow through his pledge to stop US assistance to Pakistan if it does not change its Afghan policy
  10. Head of Iran Guards declares ‘end of sedition’
    • Iran’s Revolutionary Guards chief announced the “end of the sedition” Wednesday as tens of thousands rallied in a show of strength for the country’s Islamic rulers after days of deadly unrest
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