Miraculous story from India's tragic train accident: Man finds son alive at morgue in Balasore

10:59 PM | 5 Jun, 2023
Miraculous story from India's tragic train accident: Man finds son alive at morgue in Balasore
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A father's refusal to believe in his son's death in the Odisha train tragedy not only drove him 230 kilometres to Balasore, but also helped him track his son down and bring him back safely to Kolkata.

A triple train collision in Odisha's Balasore district on Friday killed at least 288 people and injured over 1200 others.

Biswajit Malik, a 24-year-old passenger who had boarded the Coromandel Express, was presumed to have died in the accident.

According to Times of India, Biswajit's father Helaram Malik's search for his son led him to a makeshift mortuary in Odisha, where he arrived after travelling for almost 230 kilometres in an ambulance from Kolkata.

The touching story of Malik's father's refusal to give up on his firm belief has gone viral.

Biswajit was taken home from Odisha and underwent surgery at SSKM Hospital's trauma care unit. He is now scheduled to have several more surgeries.

Malik's status is stated to be stable despite his grave injuries.

Malik's father, according to the report, owns a modest shop in Howrah. Helaram called his son after learning about the Odisha railway tragedy and discovered that he had been severely hurt.

Without a second thought, he rushed off in an ambulance with his brother-in-law Dipak Das to Odisha's Balasore to bring his kid home.

Things, however, did not go as planned. Helaram ran from pillar to post in search of his son, but he did not give up. Helaram and Das continued their search until they arrived at Bahanaga High School, where they were met with a slew of bodies kept inside the temporary mortuary.

When there was a disturbance, they noticed a hand shivering amid the bodies, according to Das.

Das stated that when they noticed a shivering hand, they understood it was Biswajit, who had been severely hurt. They took Biswajit and promptly left for Balasore Hospital where he was given first aid.

Doctors asked Helaram to take his son to Cuttack Medical College Hospital. He signed a bond, had his son discharged and returned home.

According to reports, Biswajit suffered many fractures to his right hand. He will have a couple more surgeries.

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Today's currency exchange rates in Pakistan - Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal rates on Sept 30, 2023

KARACHI - Following are the foreign currency exchange rates for US Dollar, Saudi Riyal, UK Pound Sterling, U.A.E. Dirham, European Euro, and other foreign currencies in Pakistan open market on September 30, 2023 (Saturday).

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 286.05 289.15
Euro EUR 307 310
UK Pound Sterling GBP 353.3 357
U.A.E Dirham AED 80 80.8
Saudi Riyal SAR 76 76.75
Australian Dollar AUD 189 191
Bahrain Dinar BHD 778.84 786.84
Canadian Dollar CAD 220 222.2
China Yuan CNY 40.24 40.64
Danish Krone DKK 41.83 42.23
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 37.93 38.28
Indian Rupee INR 3.57 3.68
Japanese Yen JPY 1.63 1.71
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 945.27 954.27
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 62.62 63.22
New Zealand Dollar NZD 174.58 176.58
Norwegians Krone NOK 27.87 28.17
Omani Riyal OMR 762.31 770.31
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 80.69 81.39
Singapore Dollar SGD 208 210
Swedish Korona SEK 26.62 26.92
Swiss Franc CHF 323.01 325.51
Thai Bhat THB 8.12 8.27

Gold Rate in Pakistan Today – September 30, 2023

Today Gold Rate in Pakistan

KARACHI - The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs 205,600 on Saturday.

The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs 176,270. Likewise, 10 grams of 22k gold were being traded for Rs168,730 while a single tola of 22-karat gold was being sold at Rs196,807.

Note: The gold rate in Pakistan is fluctuating according to the international market so the price is never been fixed. The below rates are provided by local gold markets and Sarafa Markets of different cities.

Today Gold Price in Pakistan - 30 September 2023

City Gold Silver
Lahore PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
Karachi PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
Islamabad PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
Peshawar PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
Quetta PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
Sialkot PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
Attock PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
Gujranwala PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
Jehlum PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
Multan PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
Bahawalpur PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
Gujrat PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
Nawabshah PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
Chakwal PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
Hyderabad PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
Nowshehra PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
Sargodha PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
Faisalabad PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450
Mirpur PKR 205,600 PKR 2,450


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