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Coronavirus
VERY HIGH
Pakistan Deaths
15,501
5824hr
Pakistan Cases
725,602
458424hr
Sindh
269,126
Punjab
250,459
Balochistan
20,321
Islamabad
66,380
KPK
99,595
Pakistan Updated 12 Apr, 2021 08:25pm

Protests erupt in multiple cities after TLP Chief Saad Rizvi's arrest in Lahore

  • The Lahore Police has arrested Saad Hussain Rizvi, the chief of Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP), from a mosque near his residence, a party spokesperson confirmed on Monday.
  • Pir Ejaz Ashrafi, the TLP spokesperson told media that Rizvi was apprehended after Zuhar prayers from Jamia Masjid Rehmat ul Aalameen situated on Multan Road, Lahore.
Protests erupt in multiple cities after TLP Chief Saad Rizvi's arrest in Lahore
Currency Rate
USD PKR Interbank Selling / Apr 10
152.80
USD PKR Interbank Buying / Apr 10
152.70
USD to Japanese Yen / Apr 10
109.67
USD to Swiss Franc / Apr 10
0.92
Pound Sterling to USD / Apr 10
1.37
Euro to USD / Apr 10
1.19
UK LIBOR % / Apr 10
0.07
Stock Volume
S&P 500 / Apr 10
4128.80
India Sensex / Apr 10
49591.32
Tokyo Nikkei / Apr 10
29768.06
Nasdaq / Apr 10
13900.19
Hang Seng / Apr 10
28698.80
FTSE 100 / Apr 10
6915.75
Dow Jones / Apr 10
33800.60
Germany DAX 30 / Apr 10
15234.16
France CAC40 / Apr 10
6169.41
Item Value
Crude Oil / Apr 10
59.32
Karachi Cotton Assoc. / Apr 10
10800.00
Gold 10 Grams / Apr 10
94564.00
Gold Spot / Apr 10
1744.80
Cotton / Apr 10
81.78

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TSX opens lower on dip in gold prices

  • Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was down 34.4 points, or 0.18%, at 19,193.63.
  • Canada's Bank of Montreal said on Monday it had entered into an agreement with Ameriprise Financial Inc to sell its EMEA asset management business for about C$1.1 billion ($870 million) in an all-cash transaction.
Published 12 Apr, 2021 09:44pm
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Stocks slip from record highs before US bank earnings

  • MSCI's benchmark for global equity markets fell 0.25% from Friday's record high.
  • JPMorgan Chase & Co, the largest US bank by assets, reports earnings on Wednesday, as do Goldman Sachs Group Inc and Wells Fargo & Co. The S&P financials sector hit a record high on Monday before retreating in anticipation of bank results, which lead the US earnings season.
Published 12 Apr, 2021 09:24pm

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Pakistan

Middle East

Ramadan moon sighted in Saudi Arabia

  • The Ramadan crescent moon has been sighted in Saudi Arabia, the Kingdom's Supreme Court announced on Monday. The first Ramadan in the kingdom will fall on Tuesday, April 13.
  • This will be the second year in a row when the holy month of Ramadan will be observed under strict coronavirus pandemic precautions.
Published 12 Apr, 2021 11:10pm

Protests erupt in multiple cities after TLP Chief Saad Rizvi's arrest in Lahore

  • The Lahore Police has arrested Saad Hussain Rizvi, the chief of Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP), from a mosque near his residence, a party spokesperson confirmed on Monday.
  • Pir Ejaz Ashrafi, the TLP spokesperson told media that Rizvi was apprehended after Zuhar prayers from Jamia Masjid Rehmat ul Aalameen situated on Multan Road, Lahore.
Updated 12 Apr, 2021 08:25pm

PPP calls it quits with PDM after seven months

  • Bilawal Bhutto said the CEC has directed all its office-bearers in the PDM to submit their resignations with immediate effect in protest of the attitude of the PDM.
  • The PPP has also demanded an apology from the PDM.
Published 12 Apr, 2021 05:12pm

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Covid-19 claims 114 more lives

Covid-19 claims 114 more lives
ISLAMABAD: The national tally on Sunday of total active Covid-19 cases recorded 73,875 with 5,050 more people tested... Updated 12 Apr, 2021 09:14am

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Middle East

Ramadan moon sighted in Saudi Arabia

  • The Ramadan crescent moon has been sighted in Saudi Arabia, the Kingdom's Supreme Court announced on Monday. The first Ramadan in the kingdom will fall on Tuesday, April 13.
  • This will be the second year in a row when the holy month of Ramadan will be observed under strict coronavirus pandemic precautions.
Published 12 Apr, 2021 11:10pm

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