24-25 September 2016, National & International Current Affairs



Sep 24: The SBP directed all banks in the country to freeze accounts linked to 2,021 individuals listed on the Fourth Schedule of the Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA) 1997.

Some prominent names: Maulvi AbdulAziz (Lal Masjid), Mohsin Najfi (Shia leader), Maulvi Ahmed Ludhianvi (Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat), Aurangzeb Faroogi (ASWJ), Allama Maqsood Domki (Majlis Wahdat-i-Muslimeen), Pariyal Shah (ASWJ), Maulvi Kabir (ASWJ), Sibtain Shirazi (defunct Tehreek-iJafria Pakistan), Mirza Ali (defunct TJP), Ramzan Mengal (Lashkar-i-Jhangvi), Sheikh Nayyar (defunct TJP) and Shahid Bikik (Lyari Amn Committee).

Sep 24: Azadi Train, which started its journey from Islamabad on Aug 11, reached its final destination in Kohat.

Sep 25: Azam Khan Tariq, a key leader of the banned TTP, was killed in Afghanistan’s Paktika province.

Sep 25: Faisalabad bowler Asad Raza completed the rare feat of capturing all 10 wickets in an innings, against Hyderabad.

Sep 24: Pakistan beat West Indies in the second T20 match to win the 3-match series.

Sep 25: A Pakistan-born actor Marc Anwar was sacked from Britain’s most popular television soap after posting comments about Indians on social media.

Sep 25: Pakistan won silver and two bronze medals in Ju-Jitsu event of the 5th Asian Beach Games under way at Danang (Vietnam).


Sep 24: Jeremy Corbyn was re-elected as British Labour party’s leader.

Sep 24: Iran started its first web-based national general census.

Sep 24: One of Morocco’s best-known natural wonders, two immense rock archways towering over Legzira beach on the Atlantic coast, collapsed.

Sep 24: At their annual coordination meeting, the foreign ministers of 57 OIC member states adopted the reports of various OIC Contact Groups, including the one on Jammu & Kashmir. It called on the Organization’s Independent Permanent Human Rights Commission to monitor the human rights situation in Kashmir.

Sep 25: The world’s largest radio telescope, Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope (FAST), began operating in south-western China.

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