Over 100 peacocks die of 'Rani Khait' in Tharparkar

05:12 PM | 9 Mar, 2021
Over 100 peacocks die of 'Rani Khait' in Tharparkar

MITHI – At least 100 peacocks in the Tharparkar Desert have died from a highly contagious disease while dozens left sick.

The wildlife officials failed to figure out what was making the peafowl sick despite several days probe depict signs similar to new castle disease. More than 100 birds have died in over 10 villages of Mithi, Islamkot, and Diplo tehsils in Tharparkar.

According to the veterinarians, the peacocks have swollen necks and other mild symptoms. Over 25 peacocks are still suffering from the disease presently.

Sindh poultry department officials blamed peacocks have a disease called 'Rani Khait' (Newcastle disease). The birds are wild species that do not have proper vaccination that can lead to the death of more than 100 peacocks.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 28 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains momentum against US dollar in the open market on February 28, 2024 (Wednesday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar moves up and currently hovers at 282 for buying and 282.25 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 303.1 for buying and 306.1 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 351.6 for buying, and 355.1 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.1 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.25.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 28 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 282 282.25
Euro EUR 303.1 306.1
UK Pound Sterling GBP 351.6 355.1
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.1 76.8
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.25 75.05
Australian Dollar AUD 181.1 183.1
Bahrain Dinar BHD 742.91 750.91
Canadian Dollar CAD 207.1 209.1
China Yuan CNY 38.87 39.27
Danish Krone DKK 40.61 41
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.75 36.1
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 905.46 914.46
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.5 59.1
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.05 175.05
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.41 26.71
Omani Riyal OMR 725.54 733.54
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 207.15 209.15
Swedish Korona SEK 27.04 27.34
Swiss Franc CHF 317 319.5
Thai Bhat THB 7.76 7.91


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