Top 100 Current Affairs January 2018

Top 100 Current Affairs January 2018

Top 100 Current Affairs January 2018

  1. Former West Indies all rounder Phil Simmons appointed coach of Afghanistan.
  2. Female suicide bomber kills one wounds 28 in Cameroon.
  3. 36 died in central kenya bus crash.
  4. 18 killed in attack on Afghan funeral.
  5. Commodore Abdul Basit Butt promoted to rank of rear admiral
  6. 4 killed in London New year knife violence.
  7. Ten Americans killed in Costa Rica plane crash.
  8. Three Killed in DR Congo’s Kasai opposition stronghold.
  9. Ex Indian Army Officer Kills six people with iron rod.
  10. Saudi Arabia and UAE introduce 5% VAT in bid to anrrow deficits.
  11. Makkah Madinah high speed train service started.
  12. MNA’s nephew among two killed in Lahore marriage ceremony firing
  13. Suicide attack on Nigeria mosque causes 14 deaths.
  14. 87 birth anniversary of Molana Muhammad Ali Johar being celebrated today.
  15. Foreign Minister Kalaba quits his Cabinet Post, cites rising corruption in PF.
  16. Zubaida Apa passes away in karachi after brief illness.
  17. Hassan Sardar appointed head coach of Pakistan Hockey team.
  18. Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto 90th birth anniversary being observed today.
  19. Afghanistan: Kabul suicide attack kills 11, 25 wounded.
  20. Air Marshal Asghar Khan passes away in Islamabad at the age of 96 year.
  21. MPAs Rahat Bibi, Majid Abro resign as political crisis worsens in Balochistan.
  22. VC Punjab University Zafar Mueen submits resignation.
  23. 13 dead in Indonesia’s 2nd boat accident in week.
  24. World War Orphans Day celebrated on 6 January.
  25. 32 people including 30 Iranians missing after collision off China.
  26. Four Weightlifters Killed in Accident on Fog-Hit Delhi Highway; World Champion Seriously Injured.
  27. Air Strikes kill 17 civilians in Syria.
  28. Lalu Prasad to three-and-a-half years in jail and imposed a fine of Rs 10 lakh in a fodder scam case.
  29. Former Toyota President Tatsuro Toyoda died at the age of 88 years.
  30. One dead in blast outside Stockholm area metro.
  31. 32 go missing after oil tanker cargo ship collide off China.
  32. Iran bans English lessons for elementary school children.
  33. MPA PP 30 Tahir Ahmad Sandhu Passes away.
  34. Quaid-i-Azam’s granddaughter Khursheed Begum passes away.
  35. England captain Joe Root retires hurt after hospitalisation for dehydration.
  36. Road accident claims eight lives in Burewala.
  37. 22nd death anniversary of Sultan Rahi observed today.
  38. Sanaullah Zehri resigns as CM Balochistan.
  39. 6 killed 25 injured in Suicide bomb blast in Quetta.
  40. Haroon Akhtar made PM’s Special Assistant on Revenue.
  41. Poland’s prime minister sacks ministers in move to mend ties with EU.
  42. Sardar Abdul Majeed Dasti to replace AD Khawaja as new IG Sindh.
  43. Death toll hits 15 in California mudslides dozens missing.
  44. Dr. Ishrat nominated Pakistan’s candidate for the position of Chairman, IMFC.
  45. Canada launches global trade complaint against US over use of duties.
  46. Rear Admiral Zaka Ur Rehman appointed DG Maritime Security Agency.
  47. Saudi prince ‘fired after audio tape contradicts state’.
  48. Japanese DHM, Junya Matsuura dies of brain hemorrhage in Islamabad.
  49. National Assembly passes bill to bring FATA under Supreme Court Peshawar High Court.
  50. Saudi Arabia unveils first women-only car exhibition after lifting driving ban.
  51. New Zealand beat Pakistan in 3rd ODI to clinch series.
  52. Abul Quddus Bizenjo sworn in as new chief minister of Balochistan.
  53. 118th birth anniversary of Hafeez Jalandhari observed.
  54. Arfa Karim Randhawa’s 6th death anniversary being observed today.
  55. ECP cancels the enlisment of 284 Political Parties.
  56. World Bank puts $250m policy loan for Pakistan on Hold.
  57. Sarfraz Ahmed Bugti takes portfolio of Home & Tribal Affairs,Prisons and PDMA.
  58. Ecuador grants citizenship to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.
  59. Five security personnel martyred in Turbat gun attack.
  60. 27 dead dozens injured in Baghdad double suicide bombing.
  61. Blackcap Ross Taylor buzzing ahead of his 200th One Day International.
  62. Indian Govt Haj subsidy cancelled, all you need to know about the 85 year old policy.
  63. New Zealand vs Pakistan: New Zealand 4th ODI won by 5 wickets.
  64. President Pakistan Federation Baseball Syed khawar shah passes away.
  65. Muslim minister of Pakistani-origin takes oath of office on Holy Quran in US.
  66. Lt Gen (retd) Maqsood Ahmad appointed Chairman Punjab Public Service Commission.
  67. At least 12 killed in Suicide Bomb attacks in Nigeria.
  68. India vs South Africa: 2nd Test South Africa won by 135 runs.
  69. Pakistani nuclear physicist Ishfaq Ahmed passes away at age of 87 years.
  70. 2 Women killed by firing across working boundary in Sialkot.
  71. Kazakhstan bus fire kills 52 with few survivors.
  72. Nusrat Ghani becomes first female muslim minister to speak at despatch box.
  73. SM Zafar announces to leave politics.
  74. Renowned columnist Poet Munnu Bhai passes away at the age of 84.
  75. Two women martyred in Indian shelling along working Boundary.
  76. China launches 2 remote sensing satellites, 4 small satellites.
  77. Four more martyred by Indian firing on Working Boundary.
  78. Kabul Intercontinental Hotel Attack five dead and six wounded after gunmen storm five star.
  79. SAARC CCI Re-elects Iftikhar Ali Malik As Its Vice President.
  80. Turkey launches strikes on Kurdish forces in Syria.
  81. Ex SHO sacked over 2011 Kharotabad incident gunned down in Quetta.
  82. Aslam Shah appointed Political secretary of CM Balochistan.
  83. Om Prakash Rawat appointed Chief Election Commissioner of India.
  84. Blaze at firecracker factory outside New Delhi kill at least 17.
  85. Thailand: Motorcycle bomb in southern Thailand market kills 3 and injures 22.
  86. Cricketer Irfan Pathan reacts to winning ‘Best actor’ award for ‘Hindi Medium.
  87. Saifullah Dogar appointed Special Secretary Finance.
  88. Pakistan vs New Zealand: 1st T20 New Zealand won by 7 wickets.
  89. Air Force deploys A-10s to Afghanistan to ramp up Taliban fight.
  90. O P Sindh takes charge as Uttar Pradesh DGP.
  91. Pakistan ranked at 47th in the Inclusive Development Index (IDI) 2018 of the World Economic Forum.
  92. Pakistani student (Muhammad Haider Khan) bagged the highest marks in Syllabus D Mathematics in the
  93. Cambridge Examinations.
  94. Govt appoints Justice (R) Asghar Haider as Prosecutor NAB.
  95. Australian Bros Shoot Basketball form 660 Feed Makes a Guinness world record.
  96. Libya Double car bombing kills 33 in Benghazi Mosque.
  97. Haqqani commander among 3 killed in US Drone strike in NW Pakistan.
  98. DG Passports Usman Bajwa appointed as CDA chairman.
  99. U-19 World Cup: Afghanistan stun New Zealand to enter semi-final.
  100. Jalal-ud-Din appointed head of Pakistan women’s selection committee.
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