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Coronavirus
VERY HIGH
Pakistan Deaths
16,842
14424hr
Pakistan Cases
784,108
587024hr
Sindh
275,815
Punjab
282,469
Balochistan
21,365
Islamabad
72,150
KPK
110,875
Pakistan Published 23 Apr, 2021 09:25am

NCC mulls a possible lockdown today as national positivity ratio jumps to 10.90%

  • The NCC meeting has been summoned by Prime Minister Imran Khan.
  • The meeting will discuss imposing further restrictions in cities where the positivity ratio is exceeding 10%.
NCC mulls a possible lockdown today as national positivity ratio jumps to 10.90%
Currency Rate
USD PKR Interbank Selling / Apr 22
153.50
USD PKR Interbank Buying / Apr 22
153.40
USD to Japanese Yen / Apr 22
107.97
USD to Swiss Franc / Apr 22
0.92
Pound Sterling to USD / Apr 22
1.38
Euro to USD / Apr 22
1.20
UK LIBOR % / Apr 22
0.07
Stock Volume
S&P 500 / Apr 22
4134.98
India Sensex / Apr 22
48080.67
Tokyo Nikkei / Apr 22
29188.17
Nasdaq / Apr 22
13818.41
Hang Seng / Apr 22
28755.34
FTSE 100 / Apr 22
6938.24
Dow Jones / Apr 22
33815.90
Germany DAX 30 / Apr 22
15320.52
France CAC40 / Apr 22
6267.28
Item Value
Crude Oil / Apr 22
61.43
Karachi Cotton Assoc. / Apr 22
10800.00
Gold 10 Grams / Apr 22
89163.00
Gold Spot / Apr 22
1782.00
Cotton / Apr 22
86.05

Business & Finance

SBP imposes penalties of over Rs 97mn on major banks

SBP imposes penalties of over Rs 97mn on major banks

  • The SBP takes supervisory enforcement actions against those institutions that fail to comply with legal or regulatory requirements and these actions may range from the imposition of penalties, administrative and financial sanctions, and reference to concerned law enforcement/prosecution agencies.
Published 23 Apr, 2021 11:41am

BR Research

BR Research

Choppy waters

Be careful what you wish for! Pakistanis have been opposed to American presence in the country’s backyard, but now...
Published 23 Apr, 2021 07:40am
BR Research

What do exporters want?

During an active pandemic, Pakistan’s exports remain sticky around $2 billion per month level during 9MFY21. That...
Published 22 Apr, 2021 07:25am

Pakistan

South Asia

Pakistan to shift to 60% clean energy by 2030, according to PM's Climate aide

  • On Thursday, Pakistan assured the international community that it would shift to 60% clean energy and 30% electric vehicle use by 2030.
  • Addressing the Leaders Summit in Washington, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam urged developed nations to fulfil their commitment to help others make this transition from carbon-based to clean energy.
Updated 23 Apr, 2021 11:55am
South Asia

Canada bans passenger flights from India and Pakistan to combat third-wave of COVID-19

  • On Thursday, the Canadian government announced that it would be temporarily barring passenger flights from India and Pakistan for the next 30 days, as part of stricter measures to combat the spread of the coronavirus.
  • This decision was enacted by the left-leaning government of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau after prominent right-leaning politicians criticised Ottawa's lack of response in dealing with the third wave of the pandemic.
Published 23 Apr, 2021 09:11am

Latest

World

Canada bans passenger flights from India and Pakistan to combat third-wave of COVID-19

Canada bans passenger flights from India and Pakistan to combat third-wave of COVID-19
  • On Thursday, the Canadian government announced that it would be temporarily barring passenger flights from India and Pakistan for the next 30 days, as part of stricter measures to combat the spread of the coronavirus.
  • This decision was enacted by the left-leaning government of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau after prominent right-leaning politicians criticised Ottawa's lack of response in dealing with the third wave of the pandemic.
Published 23 Apr, 2021 09:11am

World

South Asia

Pakistan to shift to 60% clean energy by 2030, according to PM's Climate aide

  • On Thursday, Pakistan assured the international community that it would shift to 60% clean energy and 30% electric vehicle use by 2030.
  • Addressing the Leaders Summit in Washington, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam urged developed nations to fulfil their commitment to help others make this transition from carbon-based to clean energy.
Updated 23 Apr, 2021 11:55am
South Asia

Canada bans passenger flights from India and Pakistan to combat third-wave of COVID-19

  • On Thursday, the Canadian government announced that it would be temporarily barring passenger flights from India and Pakistan for the next 30 days, as part of stricter measures to combat the spread of the coronavirus.
  • This decision was enacted by the left-leaning government of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau after prominent right-leaning politicians criticised Ottawa's lack of response in dealing with the third wave of the pandemic.
Published 23 Apr, 2021 09:11am

The Quetta blast

EDITORIAL: On Wednesday evening, at least four people were killed, two of them private security guards, and 12 ...

An Ajam-Arab thaw?

EDITORIAL: Things seem to be changing pretty fast in the Middle East. First the United Arab Emirates (UAE) led a...

Low growth and high debt

EDITORIAL: Institute of Policy Reforms (IPR), a think tank headed by Humayun Akhtar Khan, a member of Pakistan...

TLP versus the state

EDITORIAL: The state has once again allowed itself to be brought to its knees by a religio-political party using the...
AAJ PROGRAM SCHEDULE

AAJ PROGRAM SCHEDULE

Friday, April 23, 2021 TIMING PROGRAM TITLE 06:00 NEWS BULLETIN 06:25 HEADLINE NEWS 06:30 NEWS BULLETIN 06:55... Published 23 Apr, 2021 05:12am