Bollywood celebrities celebrate Holi festival

Noor Fatima 12:56 PM | 8 Mar, 2023
Bollywood celebrities celebrate Holi festival

For Hindus all around the world, it is time to celebrate Holi with zeal and zest. The festival that is rich in colors — quite literally — and brings out the child in everyone was recently observed by millions including Bollywood stars who took the opportunity to connect with their family and friends.

For the unversed lot, Holi — not to be confused with Holy — is an annually held Hindu spring festival also known as the Festival of Colours, Festival of Spring, and Festival of Love. The festival is mostly celebrated in February or March and is considered to be one of the most popular and significant festivals in Hindu religion.

From local people to megastars including Sonakshi Sinha, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Kiara Advani And Sidharth Malhotra, Kartik Aaryan, Alia Bhatt, Kriti Sanon, Katrina Kaif and Vicky Kaushal, cricketer Virat Kohli, Varun Dhawan, Tamannaah Bhatia, Rakul Preet, Ananya Panday, Urvashi Rautela, Taapsee Pannu, Bhumi Pednekar, Hina Khan, and Shehnaaz Gill, everyone celebrated Holi and most definitely had a blast.

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Noor Fatima

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USD to PKR: Pakistani rupee remains stable against dollar amid ongoing talks with IMF

KARACHI – Pakistani rupee, which is facing blows in the open market, remained stable against the US dollar, in the inter-bank market on Wednesday.

The local currency moved slightly upward during the opening hours of trading in the inter-bank market. Before noon, PKR was hovering around 285.22, with a slight increase of Rs0.13.

As the situation remained under control in the interbank market, the rupee hits a fresh record low in the open market and was selling at 315 per dollar.

In a recent development, the IMF mission chief shared positive news, confirming that talks are underway with Pakistani authorities. The resumption of the IMF programme remains important for the crisis-hit country.

Today's gold rates in Pakistan – May 31 2023

KARACHI - The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs 232,300 on Wednesday.The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs199,160.   

Likewise, 10 grams of 22k gold were being traded for Rs163,624 while a single tola of 22-karat gold was being sold at Rs 190,880.

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.

City Gold Silver
Lahore PKR 232,300 PKR 2,485
Karachi PKR 232,300 PKR 2,485
Islamabad PKR 232,300 PKR 2,485
Peshawar PKR 232,300 PKR 2,485
Quetta PKR 232,300 PKR 2,485
Sialkot PKR 232,300 PKR 2,485
Attock PKR 232,300 PKR 2,485
Gujranwala PKR 232,300 PKR 2,485
Jehlum PKR 232,300 PKR 2,485
Multan PKR 232,300 PKR 2,485
Bahawalpur PKR 232,300 PKR 2,485
Gujrat PKR 232,300 PKR 2,485
Nawabshah PKR 232,300 PKR 2,485
Chakwal PKR 232,300 PKR 2,485
Hyderabad PKR 232,300 PKR 2,485
Nowshehra PKR 232,300 PKR 2,485
Sargodha PKR 232,300 PKR 2,485
Faisalabad PKR 232,300 PKR 2,485
Mirpur PKR 232,300 PKR 2,485


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