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  • The old name of Lahore is Lavapuri.
  • Brinjal is regarded as the king of vegetables.
  • Based on the landmass Vatican City is the smallest country in the world.
  • The Bangladeshi Taka is the currency of Bangladesh.
  • In Greek Medicine, there is a saying: “Constipation is the Mother of All Diseases.”
  • The North Atlantic Treaty, also referred to as the Washington Treaty was signed on 4 April 1949.

 

  • River Nile is the longest river in the world with a length of 6,650 km.
  • Heer, originally named Izzat Bibi, was a brave daughter of Chuchak Sial and Malki from Jhang.
  • The original name of Ranjha was Mian Umar.
  • National Assembly approved Islamabad Food Safety Bill 2019 on 4 October 2019.

 

  • Islam is declared as the state religion of Pakistan in the 1956 Constitution.
  • Shirin Ebadi – the first Muslim woman to win Nobel Prize – for her significant and pioneering efforts for democracy and human rights, especially women’s, children’s, and refugee rights.
  • The number of bones in the human eye is 7.
    Abdus Salam: ‘First Muslim Nobel Laureate’ Abdus Salam was a theoretical physicist who became the first
  • Pakistani and the first Muslim to be awarded the Nobel Prize in the sciences.

 

  • International Nurses Day is an international day observed around the world on 12 May of each year.
  • Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru remained premier of India from 1947 to 1964.
  • Saudi Arabia is the world’s largest country without a river.
  • Suez Canal is in Egypt.
  • Persia was historically the common name for Iran. In 1935, Reza Shah asked foreign delegates to use the term Iran.

 

  • Mesopotamia is often referred to as the cradle of civilization.
  • Mesopotamia means between the two rivers, more exactly between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers.
  • The first space station was Salyut 1, which was launched by the Soviet Union on April 19, 1971.
  • The first cloned animal was sheep.
  • Jabal a Noor houses Cave of Hira.

 

  • Red blood cells are produced in the red bone marrow of bones.
  • Vitamin D deficiency can lead to a loss of bone density, which can contribute to osteoporosis and fractures.
  • Real name of Malika Noor Jehan was Allah Wasai.Malika Pukhraj was a highly popular Ghazal and folk singer of Pakistan.
  • Aristotle is considered the father of zoology.

 

  • Vint Cerf is known as a “Father of the Internet”. Cerf is the co-designer of the TCP/IP protocols and the architecture of the Internet.
  • Google was founded in September 1998 by Larry Page and Sergey Brin while they were Ph.D. students at Stanford University.
  • Nelson Mandela wrote about 10 books in total.
  • Black is the symbol of protest.
  • DVD stands for Digital Versatile Disc.

 

  • Fox News is an American cable television news channel.
  • Scurvy happens when there is a lack of vitamin C or ascorbic acid.
  • Kaitak Airport is in Hong Kong.
  • Ashraf Ghani is the President of Afghanistan.
  • Mahmud of Ghazni is known as an idol breaker.

 

  • Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, agreement of July 1, 1968, signed by the United Kingdom, the United States, the Soviet Union, and 59 other states.
  • Kazakhstan is the world’s leading producer of uranium.
  • The largest tea producer is China with over 1 million tonnes produced every year. This is followed by India as a close second and Kenya as a third-largest producer.
  • Vasco da Gama led the first European expedition to India.
  • Mahmoud of Ghazni died of malaria.

 

  • Mahmud of Ghazni led 17 expeditions to India in total.
  • Bahadur Shah Zadar was the last Mughal Emperor.
  • The name of the last Ghaznavid king of Indus Valley was Khusru Malik.
  • Delhi Sultanate was established in India after the death of Muhammad Ghori.
  • Ali Makhdum Hajweri of Ghazni came to Lahore in 1035.

 

  • During Jehangir’s reign, Sir Thomas Roe and Captain Hawkins visited Moghul court to secure commercial privileges.
  • Farid Khan was the real name of Sher Shah Suri.
  • The real name of Shah Waliullah was Syed Quṭb ad-Dīn Aḥmad, and his historical name was Azimuddin.
  • Haji Shareetullah of Bengal was the founder of the Farazi Movement.
  • Farazi Tehriz meant to pay more attention to the fundamentals of Islam.

 

  • Syed Ahmed of Rai Barelli (Oudh) was the founder of the Jehad Movement against Sikhs. He was martyred at Balakot in 1831.
  • Battle of Buxar was fought in 1764.
  • Haji Shariat Ullah was born in 1781.
  • The main aim of Brahma Samaj was Reform in Hinduism.
  • Raja Ram Mohan Roy founded Brahma Samaj.

 

  • In 1805, the British made Sri Lanka a colony.
  •  British annexed NWFP in 1849.
  • Wardha scheme was written by Zakir Hussain.
  • Sati was abolished by Lord William Bentinck.
  • The first census in India made during the period of Lord Mayo.

 

  • Moen-jo-Daro & Herapa discovered in 1922.
  • Sir John Marshal ordered the digging of Moen jo Daro in 1922.
  • East India Company was formed in 1600 in London.
  • In India, the French East India Company was established in 1664.

 

  • Rashmi Romal campaign started by Ubaidullah Sindhi before the War of Independence.
  • The War of Independence started on 7th May 1857 from Delhi.
  • Lord Canning was the Governor-General of India during Sepoy Mutiny.
  • In India the first gate of the entrance of Europeans was Bengal.
  • At Merath firstly the war of independence was fought.

 

  • The War of independence started on 9th May 1857.
  • The first Viceroy of the subcontinent was Lord Canning.
  • Noor Jehan was the favorite wife of the Mughal Emperor Jahangir. Her real name was Mehr-un-Nisaa, and she was born in 1597 in Kandahar, Afghanistan.
  • World War 2 ended in 1945 about a week after Adolf Hitler committed suicide.
  • The biggest hydroelectric power station in Pakistan is Terbela Dam.

 

  • António Guterres is the current Secretary-General of the United Nations.
  • Guterres is the ninth Secretary-General, his term began 1 January 2017.
  • Trygve Lie who’s from Norway has been the first-ever Secretary-General of UN from 1946 to 1952.
  • Kofi Annan belonged to Ghana, and Ban Ki-Moon was from the Republic of Korea.
  • The lifespan of white blood cells ranges from 13 to 20 days, after which time they are destroyed in the lymphatic system.

 

  • The normal platelet life span of 7–10 days is reduced to less than 4 days in malaria infection.
  • The life span of RBCs ranges from 100 to 120 days.
  • The “universal donor” is Blood group O- because it does not contain the Rh factor and thus can be given to all people.

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  • AB +ve is the universal acceptor blood group or universal receptors.
  • There are 4 main blood groups; A, B, AB, and O.
  • Each group can be either RhD positive or RhD negative, which means in total there are 8 blood groups.
  • Your blood group is determined by the genes you inherit from your parents.
  •  One of the rarest blood types in the world is Rhnull, sometimes referred to as golden blood.

 

  • Chaudhary Rahmat Ali suggested the name ‘Pakistan’.
  • The national flag of Pakistan was designed by Syed Amir Uddin Kedwaii and was based on the original flag of the Muslim League.
  • The national beverage of Pakistan is sugarcane juice.
  • Pakistan’s national vegetable is okra.

 

  • Terbela Dam built over the River Indus near the small town of Tarbela in the Haripur District of the country.
  • National Aquatic Marine Mammal of Pakistan is Indus River dolphin.
  • Indus River is The National River of Pakistan.
  • India stripped off the special status of Kashmir on August 5, 2019.
  • Lahore is known as the heart of Pakistan.

 

  • Shah Wali Ullah returned from Hejaz to Delhi on July 9, 1732.
  • Shah Wali Ullah was born on 21st February 1703.
  • Original name of Shah Walk Ullah was Qutub-ud-Din.
  • Shah Wali Ullah was the son of Sufi Saint Shah Abdur Rahim.
  • Shah Wali Ullah was born 4 days before the death of Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb Alamgir.
  • Hejaz is an old name of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

 

  • Anatolia is present-day Turkey.
  • Halima Sultan was the wife of Ertugrul.
  • The first handheld cellular mobile phone was demonstrated by John F. Mitchell and Martin Cooper of Motorola in 1973, using a handset weighing 2 kilograms.
  • Motorola, on 3 April 1973 was the first company to produce the first handheld mobile phone.

 

  • These early mobile phones are often referred to as 0G mobile phones, or Zero Generation mobile phones. Most phones today rely on 3G or 4G mobile technology.
  • Pakistan at the 1960 Summer Olympics. Pakistan competed at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, Italy. 44 competitors, all men, took part in 35 events in 7 sports. Here, they won their first Olympic Games gold medal by defeating India in the final of the men’s hockey competition.
  • Jinnah died at age 71 in September 1948.
  • Abdus Salam was a theoretical physicist who became the first Pakistani and first Muslim to be awarded the Nobel Prize in the sciences.
  • Dr. Abdul Salam shared the 1979 Nobel Prize in Physics with Sheldon Glashow and Steven Weinberg for his contribution to the electroweak unification theory.

 

  • Reuters, the news and media division of Thomson Reuters, is the world’s largest multimedia news provider.
  • Free Press of India, founded in the 1920s, was the first news agency owned and managed by Indians.
  • Agence France-Presse (AFP) is the world’s oldest news agency and is the third-largest news agency in the modern world after the Associated Press (AP) and Reuters.
  • Pakistan Press International (PPI) is a Pakistani news agency first founded in June 1956 as Pakistan Press Association (PPA).

 

  • The Temple of All Religions or the Universal Temple is an architectural structure in Kazan, Russia.
  • General Zia died on August 17, 1988.
  • The United States Ambassador Arnold L. Raphel was accompanying General Zia at the time of death.
  • Pakistan has been a member of the World Bank since 1950. Since then, the World Bank has provided $40 billion in assistance.
  • The World Bank’s program in Pakistan is governed by the Country Partnership Strategy for FY2015-2020 with four priority areas of engagement: energy, private sector development, inclusion, and service delivery.

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  • The 2009 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to United States President Barack Obama for his “extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between people”.
  • Wilhelmus is the national anthem of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. It dates back to at least 1572, making it the oldest known national anthem in the world.
  • Afghanistan is known as the graveyard of empires.
  • Amelia Mary Earhart was an American aviation pioneer and author and first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean.
  • Amelia Mary Earhart disappeared on July 2, 1937.

 

  • The current federal minister for Education is Shafqat Mehmood.
  • Punjab Provincial health minister is Dr. Yasmin Rashid.
  • Federal Minister for Science and Technology is Fawad Chaudhary.
  • The sun is a star.
  • Fairy Meadows, named by German climbers and locally known as Joot, is a grassland near one of the base campsites of the Nanga Parbat, located in Diamer District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan.

 

  • Neelum District, is the northernmost district of Azad Kashmir, Pakistan.
    Liaquat Ali Khan, serving as the first Prime Minister of Pakistan after independence (1947–1951).
  • David Ben-Gurion, leader of Mapai and head of the Jewish Agency, became Israel’s first prime minister.
  • Gen Frank Messervy was the first Army Chief of Pakistan.
  • Sir Abdul Rashid was the first chief justice of Pakistan.

 

  • The current chief justice is Gulzar Ahmed; incumbent since 21 December 2019.
  • Syeda Tahira Safdar is the first-ever female Chief Justice of Balochistan High Court.
  • Dr. Mohammad Shtayyeh is the Prime Minister of the Palestinian National Authority.
  • Mahmoud Abbas, also known by the kunya Abu Mazen, is the President of the State of Palestine and Palestinian National Authority.
  • Operation Zarb-e-Azb was a joint military offensive conducted by the Pakistan Armed Forces against various militant groups on June 15, 2014.

 

  • Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad is a codename of a combined military operation by the Pakistani military in support of local law enforcement agencies to disarm and eliminate the terrorist sleeper cells across Pakistan, started on 22 February 2017.
  • The Operation Rah-e-Nijat was a strategic offensive military operation by the unified command of Pakistan Armed Forces against the Tehrik-i-Taliban and their extremist allies in the South Waziristan(Jun 19, 2009 – Dec 12, 2009).
  • Syed Ahmed Shaheed began his head Movement against Sikhs.
  • Syed Ahmed Shaheed was impressed by the teachings of Shah Wali Ullah.
  • Syed Ahmed Shaheed was born on November 29, 1786, in a respectable family of Rai Bareilly.

 

  • Shah Abdul Aziz was the eldest son of Shah Wali Ullah.
  • All works of Shah Wali Ullah are produced in Arabic and Persian languages.
  • Shah Wali Ullah is regarded as the founder of Modern Muslim India.
  • Ahmed Shah Abdali came to India on the call of Shah Wali Ullah.
  • Ahmed Shah Abdali came to India and inflicted a crushing defeat on Marathas.

 

  • Hujjat-ul-Baligha is a famous work of Shah Wali Ullah.
  • In order to remove misunderstandings between Shias and Sunnis, Shah Wali Ullah wrote Izalat-al-Akhifa and Khilafat-al-Khulafa.
  • Fraizi Movement was initiated by Haji Shariat Ullah in the center of Bengal.
  • Muslim revivalism in Bengal began in the 19th century.
  • Sheikh Muhammad Abdul Wahab initiated the Wahabi Movement.

 

  • Haji Shariat Ullah termed the sub-continent as Dar-ul-Harb where the offering of Friday Prayers was unlawful.
  • Fraizi Movement largely emphasized on performing of Fraiz – religious duties imposed by Almighty.
  • Haji Shariat was born in 1781 in Faridpur District and died in 1840.
  • Haji Shariat Ullah was succeeded by his son Mohsin-ud-Din Ahmed.
  • Mohsin-ud-Din Ahmed is popularly known as Dudu Miyan.

 

  • Fraizi Movement cultivated a great deal of political awareness among the Muslims of Bengal and particularly among the Muslim peasants.
  • Mir Nasir Ali is popularly known as Titu Mir.
  • Mir Nasir Ali had similar views as that of Haji Shariat Ullah and worked for the renaissance of Muslims of Bengal.
  • Mir Nasir Ali formed a sect known as Maulvis and stood against the Hindu customs and practices prevalent in Muslim society.

 

  • Sir Syed Ahmed Khan was born on October 17, 1817, in Delhi.
  • Sir Syed Ahmed Khan spent nearly 20 years in Judicial service.
  • Sir Syed Ahmed’s Movement was based on the two-fold program: Muslim renaissance and cooperation with the British Government.
  • Aligarh Institute Gazette was published both in Hindi as wells as Urdu. It was published by the scientific society.

 

  • Ertugrul was the father of Osman Gazi, founder of the Ottoman Empire, which ruled the world for about 600 years.
  • Narendra Modi is the current and 14th Prime Minister of India.
  • Pranab Mukherjee is the serving President of India.
  • Dr. Lotay Tshering is the prime minister of Bhutan.
  • Currently, the president of the Islamic Republic of Iran is Mr. Hassan Rouhani.

 

  • The incumbent President of Pakistan is Dr.Arif Alvi, and Imran Khan is the 22nd and current prime minister of the country.
  • Syed Shah Hussain Marvandi is the real name of Lal Shahbaz Qalandar.
  • Lal Shahbaz Qalandar was a Muslim saint born in twelve century in 1177.
  • Due to the 18th amendment power of the President to dissolve the National Assembly under Article 58(2)(b) was diminished.
  • 25th Amendment to the 1973 Constitution merges Federally Administered Tribal Areas with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
  • The 23rd Amendment was passed to re-establish the military courts for further two years till 6 January 2019.

 

  • 24th Amendment calls for the reallocation of National Assembly seats among federating units and allowing election authorities to update boundaries of constituencies based on provisional results of the 2017 Census of Pakistan.
  • 21st Amendment to the 1973 constitution was done for Speedy Trial Military Courts to deal with terrorism.
  • 18th Amendment removed the power of the President of Pakistan to dissolve the Parliament unilaterally.
  • The 8th Amendment changed Pakistan’s government from a parliamentary system to a Semi-presidential system by giving the President a number of additional powers.
  • 6th Amendment clears that Chief Justice of the Supreme Court will be retired at the age of 65 and High Court judges at age 62.

 

 

  • World’s largest Continent is Asia.
  • World’s largest Island is Greenland.
  • The Wall of China is the longest wall.
  • The tallest animal in the world is Giraffe.
  • The world’s deepest ocean is the Pacific Ocean.
  • Aligarh movement emphasized the acquisition of western education by Muslims so that Muslims could get into government service.

 

  • Tehrik-i-Deobandi laid great emphasis on religious education.
  • Nadva-Tul-Ulema was established in 1894 in order to remove the sectarian differences.

 

  • Maulvi Abdul Ghafoor, Deputy Collector is said to be the earliest founder of Nadva-tul-Ulema.
  • Maulana Shibli Naumani was closely associated with Nadva.
  • Anjuman Himayat-i-Islam was established in 1884 in Masjid Baken Khan inside Mochi Gate, Lahore.

 

  • Anjuman Himayat-i-Islam aimed at educational guidance for the Muslims of Punjab.
  • The concept of human development was developed by the late Dr. Mahbubul Haq, a Pakistani economist who worked for the UNDP, and he unveiled it in 1990.
  • Haji Muhammad Abid floated the idea of establishing a Madrassah at Deoband.
  • Maulana Muhammad Qasim was the first principal of Dar-ul-Uloom Deoband.
  • Maulana Qasim joined Deoband institute at the cost of his government job.

 

  • Deoband institute was rated next to the Azhar University at Cairo.
  • Madrassah-e-Rahimiya was founded by Father of Shah Wali Ullah.
  • Maulana Rashid Ahmed Gangohi became head of Darul Uloom Deoband after the death of Maulana Muhammad Qasim Qasim.
  • Muthi Bhar Atta Scheme was started to collect funds for Anjuman finances.
  • Islamia college for Women Cooper Road was established in 1938 for which the classes started in Crescent Hostel with 75 girl students.
  • Silk Handkerchief Movement laid down the foundation stone of Dar-ul-uloom Islamia.
  • Darul Uloom Islamia was initially a high school then raised to the level of college and then to university.
  • Aligarh Movement was aimed at two tasks; cooperation with British, and Educational uplift of Muslims.

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