Latest Current Affairs January 2018 Pakistan and World

Current Affairs 31 January 2018

Current Affairs 31 January 2018

  • Eight family memebers killed in Kurram Agency landmine blast.
  • After 152 years, ‘Super Blue Blood Moon’ to light up skies on January 31.
  • India 6th wealthiest country in the world with total wealth of $8230 billion.
  • India vs Pakistan Under 19: India won by 203 runs.
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Current Affairs 30 January 2018

Current Affairs 30 January 2018

  • 11 Afghan troops die in attack targeting Kabul military academy.
  • PML-N leader Jan Achakzai quits party.
  • Babar Azam becomes second Pakistani to top ICC T20 rankings.
  • Grammy winners 2018: Bruno Mars wins 6, Kendrick Lamar lands 5.
  • Andrew McCabe steps down as FBI deputy director.
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Current Affairs 29 January 2018

Current Affairs 29 January 2018

  • Pakistan top T20 ranking after clinching sereis against New Zealand.
  • Roger Federer wins sixth Australian Open and 20th Grand Slam title.
  • Dr Asim once again appointed as Sindh HEC chairman.
  • Gunmen kill at least 14 people at party in northeastern Brazil.
  • At $19.3 billion, Pakistan ranks fifth in the world.
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Current Affairs 28 January 2018

Current Affairs 28 January 2018

  • Kabul attack: Taliban kill 95 with ambulance bomb in Afghan Capital.
  • U.S. drone attack in Yemen kills seven suspected al Qaeda militants.
  • Kiran Muzumdar Shaw Rajiv Lall appointed to US India Business Council Board.
  • India beat South Africa in eventful Johannesburg final Test.
  • 14 killed in Jihadist attack on army camp in northern Mali.
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Current Affairs 27 January 2018

Current Affairs 27 January 2018

  • Twenty Three killed in Saudi-led air strike in Yemen.
  • Foreign affairs ministry marks International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
  • South Korea hospital fire kills at least 37 in Miryang.
  • Republic Day outreach marks fresh start in India’s Asean ties.
  • Kamran Murtaza elected as Vice Chairman PBC.
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Current Affairs 26 January 2018

Current Affairs 26 January 2018

  • DG Passports Usman Bajwa appointed as CDA chairman.
  • U-19 World Cup: Afghanistan stun New Zealand to enter semi-final.
  • Jalal-ud-Din appointed head of Pakistan women’s selection committee.
  • Asmavia Iqbal announces retirement from all formats.
  • UK appoints Pakistani-origin Sara Khan to lead anti-extremism drive.
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Current Affairs 25 January 2018

Current Affairs 25 January 2018

  • Govt appoints Justice (R) Asghar Haider as Prosecutor NAB.
  • Australian Bros Shoot Basketball form 660 Feed Makes a Guinness world record.
  • Libya Double car bombing kills 33 in Benghazi Mosque.
  • Haqqani commander among 3 killed in US Drone strike in NW Pakistan.
  • French lawmakers banned from wearing religious symbols in parliament.
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Current Affairs 24 January 2018

Current Affairs 24 January 2018

  • Air Force deploys A-10s to Afghanistan to ramp up Taliban fight.
  • O P Sindh takes charge as Uttar Pradesh DGP.
  • Pakistan ranked at 47th in the Inclusive Development Index (IDI) 2018 of the World Economic Forum.
  • Pakistani student (Muhammad Haider Khan) bagged the highest marks in Syllabus D Mathematics in the Cambridge
  • Examinations.
  • Shah Rukh Khan receives human rights award at WEF (World Economic Forum).
  • World XI beats Pakistan 5-1 in first hockey match.
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Current Affairs 23 January 2018

Current Affairs 23 January 2018

  • Thailand: Motorcycle bomb in southern Thailand market kills 3 and injures 22.
  • Cricketer Irfan Pathan reacts to winning ‘Best actor’ award for ‘Hindi Medium.
  • Saifullah Dogar appointed Special Secretary Finance.
  • Pakistan vs New Zealand: 1st T20 New Zealand won by 7 wickets.
  • Australia leg spinner Lloyd Pope snares 8 wickets to stun England at Under 19 World Cup.
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Current Affairs 22 January 2018

Current Affairs 22 January 2018

  • Ex SHO sacked over 2011 Kharotabad incident gunned down in Quetta.
  • Aslam Shah appointed Political secretary of CM Balochistan.
  • Om Prakash Rawat appointed Chief Election Commissioner of India.
  • Blaze at firecracker factory outside New Delhi kill at least 17.
  • Australia vs England: 3rd ODI England won by 16 runs.
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Current Affairs 21 January 2018

Current Affairs 21 January 2018

  • Four more martyred by Indian firing on Working Boundary.
  • Kabul Intercontinental Hotel Attack five dead and six wounded after gunmen storm five star.
  • SAARC CCI Re-elects Iftikhar Ali Malik As Its Vice President.
  • Turkey launches strikes on Kurdish forces in Syria.
  • Iraqi PM meets Kurdistan region leader for first time since independence vote.
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Current Affairs 20 January 2018

Current Affairs 20 January 2018

  • SM Zafar announces to leave politics.
  • Renowned columnist Poet Munnu Bhai passes away at the age of 84.
  • Two women martyred in Indian shelling along working Boundary.
  • China launches 2 remote sensing satellites, 4 small satellites.
  • Renowned Poet Saqi Farooqi Passes Away In London.
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Current Affairs 19 January 2018

Current Affairs 19 January 2018

  • Pakistani nuclear physicist Ishfaq Ahmed passes away at age of 87 years.
  • 2 Women killed by firing across working boundary in Sialkot.
  • Kazakhstan bus fire kills 52 with few survivors.
  • Nusrat Ghani becomes first female muslim minister to speak at despatch box.
  • India has successfully test-fired a long-range intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM).
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Current Affairs 18 January 2018

Current Affairs 18 January 2018

  • Lt Gen (retd) Maqsood Ahmad appointed Chairman Punjab Public Service Commission.
  • At least 12 killed in Suicide Bomb attacks in Nigeria.
  • India vs South Africa: 2nd Test South Africa won by 135 runs.
  • Brazilian playmaker Ronaldinho announces retirement.
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Current Affairs 17 January 2018

Current Affairs 17 January 2018

  • Indian Govt Haj subsidy cancelled, all you need to know about the 85 year old policy.
  • New Zealand vs Pakistan: New Zealand 4th ODI won by 5 wickets.
  • President Pakistan Federation Baseball Syed khawar shah passes away.
  • Muslim minister of Pakistani-origin takes oath of office on Holy Quran in US.
  • Arif Ahmed Khan appointed Secretary Finance.
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Current Affairs 16 January 2018

Current Affairs 16 January 2018

  • Five security personnel martyred in Turbat gun attack.
  • 27 dead dozens injured in Baghdad double suicide bombing.
  • Blackcap Ross Taylor buzzing ahead of his 200th One Day International.
  • Iran Tortures Two Young Protesters to Death in Prison, Raising Death Toll to 25.
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Current Affairs 15 January 2018

Current Affairs 15 January 2018

  • ECP cancels the enlisment of 284 Political Parties.
  • World Bank puts $250m policy loan for Pakistan on Hold.
  • Sarfraz Ahmed Bugti takes portfolio of Home & Tribal Affairs,Prisons and PDMA.
  • Ecuador grants citizenship to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.
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Current Affairs 14 January 2018

Current Affairs 14 January 2018

  • Abul Quddus Bizenjo sworn in as new chief minister of Balochistan.
  • 118th birth anniversary of Hafeez Jalandhari observed.
  • Arfa Karim Randhawa’s 6th death anniversary being observed today.
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Current Affairs 13 January 2018

Current Affairs 13 January 2018

  • National Assembly passes bill to bring FATA under Supreme Court Peshawar High Court.
  • Saudi Arabia unveils first women-only car exhibition after lifting driving ban.
  • New Zealand beat Pakistan in 3rd ODI to clinch series.
  • Supreme Court appoints council to run Pakistan Medican and Dental Council affairs.
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Current Affairs 12 January 2018

Current Affairs 12 January 2018

  • Rear Admiral Zaka Ur Rehman appointed DG Maritime Security Agency.
  • Saudi prince ‘fired after audio tape contradicts state’.
  • Japanese DHM, Junya Matsuura dies of brain hemorrhage in Islamabad.
  • South African Open: Branden Grace cards three eagles in opening round.
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Current Affairs 11 January 2018

Current Affairs 11 January 2018

  • Sardar Abdul Majeed Dasti to replace AD Khawaja as new IG Sindh.
  • Death toll hits 15 in California mudslides dozens missing.
  • Dr. Ishrat nominated Pakistan’s candidate for the position of Chairman, IMFC.
  • Canada launches global trade complaint against US over use of duties.
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Current Affairs 10 January 2018

Current Affairs 10 January 2018

  • Sanaullah Zehri resigns as CM Balochistan.
  • 6 killed 25 injured in Suicide bomb blast in Quetta.
  • Haroon Akhtar made PM’s Special Assistant on Revenue.
  • Poland’s prime minister sacks ministers in move to mend ties with EU.
  • Mahmood Bashir Virk sworn in as federal minister for law and Justice.
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Current Affairs 09 January 2018

Current Affairs 09 January 2018

  • Quaid-i-Azam’s granddaughter Khursheed Begum passes away.
  • England captain Joe Root retires hurt after hospitalisation for dehydration.
  • Road accident claims eight lives in Burewala.
  • 22nd death anniversary of Sultan Rahi observed today.
  • Mohammad Hafeez becomes the 10th Pakistani batsman to reach 6,000 ODI runs.
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Current Affairs 08 January 2018

Current Affairs 08 January 2018

  • One dead in blast outside Stockholm area metro.
  • 32 go missing after oil tanker cargo ship collide off China.
  • Iran bans English lessons for elementary school children.
  • MPA PP 30 Tahir Ahmad Sandhu Passes away.
  • Australia beats England by an inning and 123 runs in Sydney to complete 4-0 series win.
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Current Affairs 07 January 2018

Current Affairs 07 January 2018

  • 32 people including 30 Iranians missing after collision off China.
  • Four Weightlifters Killed in Accident on Fog-Hit Delhi Highway; World Champion Seriously Injured.
  • Air Strikes kill 17 civilians in Syria.
  • Lalu Prasad to three-and-a-half years in jail and imposed a fine of Rs 10 lakh in a fodder scam case.
  • Former Toyota President Tatsuro Toyoda died at the age of 88 years.
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Current Afairs 06 January 2018

Current Afairs 06 January 2018

  • Air Marshal Asghar Khan passes away in Islamabad at the age of 96 year.
  • MPAs Rahat Bibi, Majid Abro resign as political crisis worsens in Balochistan.
  • VC Punjab University Zafar Mueen submits resignation.
  • 13 dead in Indonesia’s 2nd boat accident in week.
  • World War Orphans Day celebrated on 6 January.
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Current Affairs 05 January 2018

Current Affairs 05 January 2018

  • Zubaida Apa passes away in karachi after brief illness.
  • Hassan Sardar appointed head coach of Pakistan Hockey team.
  • Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto 90th birth anniversary being observed today.
  • Afghanistan: Kabul suicide attack kills 11, 25 wounded.
  • South Africa train crash leaves 18 people dead and hundreds injured.
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Current Affairs 04 January 2018

Current Affairs 04 January 2018

  • MNA’s nephew among two killed in Lahore marriage ceremony firing
  • Suicide attack on Nigeria mosque causes 14 deaths.
  • 87 birth anniversary of Molana Muhammad Ali Johar being celebrated today.
  • Foreign Minister Kalaba quits his Cabinet Post, cites rising corruption in PF.
  • Hazrat Allama Alhaj Mufti Muhammad Ameen Sahib Passaway at the age of 90 years.
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Current Affairs 03 January 2018

Current Affairs 03 January 2018

  • Three Killed in DR Congo’s Kasai opposition stronghold.
  • Ex Indian Army Officer Kills six people with iron rod.
  • Saudi Arabia and UAE introduce 5% VAT in bid to anrrow deficits.
  • Makkah Madinah high speed train service started.
  • Nine Inmates Dead Dozens Escape as Riot Erupts in a Brazil Prison.
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Current Affairs 02 January 2018

Current Affairs 02 January 2018

  • Commodore Abdul Basit Butt promoted to rank of rear admiral
  • 4 killed in London New year knife violence.
  • Ten Americans killed in Costa Rica plane crash.
  • General Ali Abdullah Ayoub appointed defence minister of Syria.
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Current Affairs 01 January 2018

Current Affairs 01 January 2018

  • Former West Indies all rounder Phil Simmons appointed coach of Afghanistan.
  • Female suicide bomber kills one wounds 28 in Cameroon.
  • 36 died in central kenya bus crash.
  • 18 killed in attack on Afghan funeral.
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