Coronavirus
VERY HIGH
Pakistan Deaths
19,336
12624hr
Pakistan Cases
870,703
326524hr
Sindh
295,483
Punjab
323,314
Balochistan
23,728
Islamabad
78,725
KPK
125,914
Print Published 13 May, 2021 02:48am

Eidul Fitr today

ISLAMABAD: The moon for the month of Shawwal 1442 was sighted on Wednesday evening and Eidul Fitr will be celebrated...
Eidul Fitr today
Currency Rate
USD PKR Interbank Selling / May 11
152.30
USD PKR Interbank Buying / May 11
152.20
USD to Japanese Yen / May 12
109.66
USD to Swiss Franc / May 12
0.91
Pound Sterling to USD / May 12
1.41
Euro to USD / May 12
1.21
UK LIBOR % / May 11
0.06
Stock Volume
S&P 500 / May 12
4063.04
India Sensex / May 12
48690.80
Tokyo Nikkei / May 12
28147.51
Nasdaq / May 12
13031.68
Hang Seng / May 12
28231.04
FTSE 100 / May 12
7004.63
Dow Jones / May 12
33587.66
Germany DAX 30 / May 12
15150.22
France CAC40 / May 12
6279.35
Item Value
Karachi Cotton Assoc. / May 11
11300.00
Gold 10 Grams / May 11
89163.00
Crude Oil / May 12
65.79
Gold Spot / May 12
1815.50
Cotton / May 12
88.23

Business & Finance

Renault Sport changes its name to Alpine Cars

  • Back in January, the Alpine 'Business Unit' announced that Alpine, Renault Sport, and Renault’s motorsport operation would be combined into one entity.
  • This makeover is only superficial, as, on a practical level, little will change.
Published 12 May, 2021 07:55pm

Toyota Yaris if officially the UK's most reliable car

  • Toyota Yaris was crowned as the most reliable car due to its superb 'reliability rating'.
  • The Yaris scored double compared to that of its nearest rival, the Ford Fiesta. Other cars that ranked among the top 5 most reliable cars in the United Kingdom include the Vauxhall Corsa and Astra.
Updated 12 May, 2021 07:50pm
Stocks

TSX falls on fear of higher interest rate

  • Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was down 52.47 points, or 0.27%, at 19,221.57.
  • The energy sector climbed 1.4% as US crude prices were up 0.9% a barrel, while Brent crude added 0.9%.
Published 12 May, 2021 07:45pm
Energy

Oil on track for 9-week high on rising demand outlooks

  • Brent futures rose $1.09, or 1.6%, to $69.64 a barrel.
  • US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude rose $1.08, or 1.7%, to $66.36.
  • India's coronavirus death toll crossed 250,000 in the deadliest 24 hours since the pandemic began.
Updated 12 May, 2021 07:32pm

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Top Hamas commanders killed by Israeli airstrikes

  • The Palestinian militant group Hamas has confirmed on Wednesday that several of its top commanding officers were killed in Israeli strikes, including the military chief of Gaza city.
  • Israeli forces announced that they killed 16 Hamas fighters, including a senior commander and numerous weapons developers, in an airstrike on a Hamas command post in the Gaza Strip.
Published 12 May, 2021 07:27pm
Europe

Russia has vaccinated 14 million against COVID, deputy PM says

  • On Monday, President Vladimir Putin said "21.5 million people have received vaccine shots", appearing to suggest a sharp rise in vaccinations.
  • Golikova said that 24 million represented the number of doses administered so far, according to the news agency.
Published 12 May, 2021 06:23pm
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
Middle East

21 Palestinians killed in Israeli air raids on Gaza Strip

  • According to the Palestinian Ministry of Health, at least 21 civilians have been killed by Israeli air raids on the besieged Gaza Strip, after Hamas launched retaliatory rockets from the coastal territory.
  • The aerial bombardment occurred after Hamas fired several rockets at Israel, after Israel refused to withdraw forces from the Al Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem.
Published 12 May, 2021 02:07pm

ICAP’s budget proposal

EDITORIAL: The Institution of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan’s (ICAP’s) initiative of preparing a Model...

Protecting journalists

EDITORIAL: The federal cabinet has finally given its go-ahead to “Protection of Journalists and Media ...
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AAJ PROGRAM SCHEDULE

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