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Coronavirus
VERY HIGH
Pakistan Deaths
18,993
7824hr
Pakistan Cases
861,473
344724hr
Sindh
292,644
Punjab
319,365
Balochistan
23,447
Islamabad
78,200
KPK
124,484
Pakistan Updated 10 May, 2021 04:38pm

Government confirms release of another 1100 Pakistani prisoners from Saudi jails

  • Pakistan's Interior Minister says Saudi Arabia has also agreed to release Pakistanis imprisoned for serious crimes as the inmates have already served a large part of their sentence
  • At least 30 Pakistanis imprisoned for murder and drug offenses in Saudi jails cannot be released: Rashid
Government confirms release of another 1100 Pakistani prisoners from Saudi jails
Currency Rate
USD PKR Interbank Selling / May 7
152.30
USD PKR Interbank Buying / May 7
152.20
USD to Japanese Yen / May 7
108.60
USD to Swiss Franc / May 7
0.90
Pound Sterling to USD / May 7
1.40
Euro to USD / May 7
1.22
UK LIBOR % / May 7
0.06
Stock Volume
S&P 500 / May 7
4232.60
India Sensex / May 7
49206.47
Tokyo Nikkei / May 7
29357.82
Nasdaq / May 7
13752.24
Hang Seng / May 7
28610.65
FTSE 100 / May 7
7129.71
Dow Jones / May 7
34777.76
Germany DAX 30 / May 7
15399.65
France CAC40 / May 7
6385.51
Item Value
Crude Oil / May 7
64.90
Karachi Cotton Assoc. / May 7
11300.00
Gold 10 Grams / May 7
89163.00
Gold Spot / May 7
1831.30
Cotton / May 7
89.66

Business & Finance

Toyota production to top 10 million units in 2020

  • The success of the plan will see Toyota crossing the 10 million mark for the first time in 8 years.
  • Notably, Toyota sales surpassed that of Volkswagen in 2020, reclaiming its title as the world’s top-selling automaker for the first time in 5 years.
Updated 10 May, 2021 05:41pm

Elon Musk reveals he has Asperger's syndrome

  • Asperger Syndrome is a neurodevelopmental disorder that manifests itself with difficulties in engaging in social interactions and nonverbal communication.
  • Elon Musk is being lauded for openly admitting to being on the spectrum.
Updated 10 May, 2021 03:38pm

BR Research

Pakistan

Covid-19: Kuwait bans flights from Pakistan, Nepal and Bangladesh

  • Travelers from these countries will be banned unless they reside outside these countries for at least 14 days.
  • The cargo flights, however, will continue, as usual, an official statement from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation-Kuwait said.
Updated 10 May, 2021 08:02pm

UAE to bar travel from Pakistan from May 12

  • Travelers from Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka have also been barred.
  • Last week, Malaysia had suspended all passenger flights from Pakistan due to a rising number of COVID-19 infections.
Updated 10 May, 2021 03:49pm

UK Army CDS Gen Nicholas meets COAS Bajwa, discuss Afghan peace process

  • Both dignitaries discussed matters of mutual interests, security and defense cooperation as well as the evolving global geostrategic environment
  • General Patrick acknowledged and appreciated Pakistan Army’s sincere efforts in the fight against terrorism and efforts for bringing peace and stability to the region
Updated 10 May, 2021 04:39pm

Latest

World

South Asia

Taliban announce three-day ceasefire, marking Eid al Fitr

  • The Taliban has declared a three-day ceasefire across Afghanistan, to mark Eid al Fitr, only two days after more than 50 people - most of which were young girls - were killed in bomb blasts outside a school in Kabul.
  • The ceasefire announcement comes as the United States continues to withdraw its last 2500 troops from the war-torn country, as negotiations between the government and the Taliban falter.
Updated 10 May, 2021 07:41pm

Widening trade deficit

EDITORIAL: It ought to be a matter of some concern that everybody in the government is harping on about exports...

TTP resurgence

EDITORIAL: Four FC soldiers were martyred and six others wounded while busy constructing border fence in Zhob...

Energy puzzle

The macroeconomic focus is clearly transitioning to growth. To make it sustainable, the energy sector puzzle needs ...