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Indian state minister defends Dadri lynching of Muslim man 'accused' of eating beef

11:15 AM | 1 Oct, 2015
Indian state minister defends Dadri lynching of Muslim man 'accused' of eating beef
NEW DELHI (Staff Report) - A minister of the Indian government has said that the lynching of a Muslim man, rumoured to consume beef, should be considered an accident.

India Today tweeted, Minister of State for Culture & Tourism and Minister of State for Civil Aviation Dr. Mahesh Sharma has said, "This (lynching) should be considered as an accident and no communal color should be added".

Mohammad Akhlaq, 50-year-old Muslim man was beaten to death and his son critically injured over rumours they had eaten beef.

Akhlaq was dragged from his house on the outskirts of New Delhi and attacked by around 100 people on Monday night, a police officer said.

Nudrrat Khawaja is a journalist and a member of the staff.

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Pakistani Rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 20 May 2024

Pakistani currency rates against US Dollar and other currencies on May 20, 2024 (Monday) in open market.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.4 for buying and 280.35 for selling.

Euro stands at 297 for buying and 299.5 for selling while British Pound rate is 348.5 for buying, and 352 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.25 and Saudi Riyal came down to 73.50.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 20 May 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.4 280.35
Euro EUR 297 299.5
UK Pound Sterling GBP 348.5 352
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.25 76
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.5 74.25
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 747.77 755.77
Canadian Dollar CAD 203 205
China Yuan CNY 38.49 38.89
Danish Krone DKK 40.25 40.65
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.96 36.31
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 913.28 922.28
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.69 59.29
New Zealand Dollar NZD 169.45 171.45
Norwegian Krone NOK 25.67 25.97
Omani Riyal OMR 730.59 738.59
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.41 77.11
Singapore Dollar SGD 203 205
Swedish Korona SEK 25.67 25.97
Swiss Franc CHF 309.01 311.51
Thai Baht THB 7.57 7.72

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