Islamabad Current Affairs - 2020

Construction of Hindu Temple Blocked in Islamabad, Hatred towards Minorities on the Rise in Pakistan

Persecution of Minorities in Pakistan continues as this time the Islamic activists have blocked the construction of Shree Krishna Mandir- the first Hindu Temple in Pakistan’s capital Islamabad.  Located at the H-9/2 area of Islamabad, the foundation stone for the 1860 sq meter (20,000 sq ft) Shree Krishna Mandir was laid on 23rd June 2020. Read More…

Indra Mani Pandey appointed India’s Ambassador and Permanent Representative to UN in Geneva

To the United Nations and other International Organizations in Geneva, Switzerland, the 1990 batch Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer Indra Mani Pandey was appointed as the next Ambassador and Permanent Representative of India. In the Ministry of External Affairs, Indra Mani Pandey is currently serving as the Additional Secretary. Indra Mani Pandey will succeed 1983 Read More…

Foundation Stone Laid for the First Hindu Temple in Pakistan’s Capital

On 23rd June 2020, the foundation stone for the first Hindu Temple in Pakistan’s capital city Islamabad was laid. The temple is the first to be constructed in Islamabad since the Independence of Pakistan. The temple will be devoted to Lord Krishna. The name of the temple will be Shri Krishna Mandir. The name of Read More…

India calls for 50% Staff Reduction after Pakistan violates Vienna Convention

On 23rd June 2020, within the next 7 days, the External Affairs Ministry of India has decided to reduce the staff strength of the Indian High Commission in Islamabad by 50% and has also directed the Pakistan Government to implement the same by reducing 50% of its staff from its Pakistan High Commission in New Read More…

Lt Gen Faiz Hameed: appointed Pakistan’s new ISI chief

Lieutenant General Faiz Hameed, was appointed by Pakistan military as the new Director-General of Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), the military-led powerful spy agency. Though by convention it is the Prime Minister of country who appoints ISI chief in consultation with Army chief per the Constitution, bout in reality it is the Army who decides who he Read More…