India, Iran and Australia win their matches of Kabaddi World Cup 2020

Associated Press of Pakistan 11:45 PM | 10 Feb, 2020
India, Iran and Australia win their matches of Kabaddi World Cup 2020

LAHORE - India’s strong kabaddi team opened their world cup campaign on a confident note overwhelming Germany in the first match on the second day of Kabaddi World Cup 2020 at Punjab Stadium here on Monday.

India routed Germany by 62-28 without much trouble.

Iran defeated England by 57-27 in the second match of second day while Australia emerged triumphant against Canada by 48-37 in the third and last match of Kabaddi World Cup 2020 on Monday.

Iranian Consul General Lahore Mohammad Reza Nazeri, Secretary Youth Affair, Sports, Archeology and Tourism Ehsan Bhutta, Director General Sports Punjab Adnan Arshad Aulakh, President Pakistan Kabaddi Federation Ch Shafay Hussain, Secretary PKF Rana Sarwar, players of all participating teams and a large number of kabaddi fans were also present in the ground to witness exciting kabaddi matches of world cup.

Iranian Consul General Lahore Mohammad Reza Nazeri along with Secretary Youth Affair, Sports, Archeology and Tourism Ehsan Bhutta and Director General Sports Punjab Adnan Arshad Aulakh met with Iranian kabaddi team in the ground and congratulated them on their comfortable victory against England.

Defending team India won the toss and dominated the proceedings throughout the match. Indian raiders and stoppers demonstrated wonderful kabaddi skills against comparative less experienced German side. They grabbed 15-8 lead against Germany in the first quarter, 29-16 in the second, 46-22 in the third quarter. Indian players displayed glorious game in the third and fourth quarter and won the match quite easily.

It is pertinent mention here that Kabaddi World Cup 2020 is being organized jointly by Punjab govt, Sports Board Punjab and Pakistan Kabaddi Federation (PKF) at three cities of Punjab Lahore, Faisalabad and Gujrat from February 9 to 16, 2020.

Three more matches will be played on the third day of Kabaddi World Cup 2020 tomorrow on Tuesday. Australia will face Azerbaijan in the first match at 3.30pm while the second match will be played between England and Germany at 4.45pm.

Inexperienced Sierra Leone will lock horns with strong Indian kabaddi team in the third match of the day at 6.00pm.

Associated Press of Pakistan
Associated Press of Pakistan

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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 February 5, 2023 (Sunday).

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

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 280.9 284.25
Euro EUR 299 302
UK Pound Sterling GBP 335 338
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.14 75.44
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.55 73.85
Australian Dollar AUD 192 194
Bahrain Dinar BHD 712.72 720.72
Canadian Dollar CAD 205 207
China Yuan CNY 39.67 40.07
Danish Krone DKK 39.33 39.73
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 34.19 34.54
Indian Rupee INR 3.28 3.39
Japanese Yen JPY 2.5 2.54
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 878 887
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 62.83 63.43
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.25 175.25
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.79 27.09
Omani Riyal OMR 696.08 704.08
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 73.62 74.32
Singapore Dollar SGD 204 206
Swedish Korona SEK 25.61 25.91
Swiss Franc CHF 291.69 294.19
Thai Bhat THB 8.15 8.3

KARACHI – The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs 205,300 on Sunday. The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs176,010.

Likewise, 10 grams of 22k gold were being traded for Rs167,318 while a single tola of 22-karat gold was being sold at Rs 195,157.

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 205,300 PKR 2,360
Karachi PKR 205,300 PKR 2,360
Islamabad PKR 205,300 PKR 2,360
Peshawar PKR 205,300 PKR 2,360
Quetta PKR 205,300 PKR 2,360
Sialkot PKR 205,300 PKR 2,360
Attock PKR 205,300 PKR 2,360
Gujranwala PKR 205,300 PKR 2,360
Jehlum PKR 205,300 PKR 2,360
Multan PKR 205,300 PKR 2,360
Bahawalpur PKR 205,300 PKR 2,360
Gujrat PKR 205,300 PKR 2,360
Nawabshah PKR 205,300 PKR 2,360
Chakwal PKR 205,300 PKR 2,360
Hyderabad PKR 205,300 PKR 2,360
Nowshehra PKR 205,300 PKR 2,360
Sargodha PKR 205,300 PKR 2,360
Faisalabad PKR 205,300 PKR 2,360
Mirpur PKR 205,300 PKR 2,360


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