MUMBAI – Leaked WhatsApp chat of Republic TV Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami, who is already embroiled in various controversies, has unmasked India as a state risking regional stability and promoting terrorism.
The purported chat held between Goswami and former Chief Executive Officer of the Broadcast Audience Research Council Partho Dasgupta Partho Dasgupta, who is an accused in TRP scam, also substantiates Pakistan’s claim that Pulwama attack in which 40 Indian soldiers were killed in February 2019 was a conspiracy to make an excuses for airstrike on Balakot.
It also shows how India celebrated the Pulwama attack, besides revealing that the anchorperson, who is Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s blue-eyed media person, had prior information about the false flag airstrike on Balakot.
In one of the alleged chats dated February 14, 2019, Goswami writes: "This attack we have won like crazy." The message was sent to Partho Dasgupta on the same day when the 40 soldiers were killed after their vehicles came under attack on the Jammu Srinagar National Highway in the Pulwama district, Jammu and Kashmir.
Another chat dated Feb 23, 2019, also reveals that Goswami had prior information about the Balakot airstrike, which was carried out by Indian warplanes on February 26, 2019.
In the message, Goswami informed Dasgupta how 'something big' is soon going to happen.
When Dasgupta inquires if it is 'Dawood', the journalist replied, "No sir Pakistan. Something major will be done this time."
Dasgupta replies how it is 'good for big man in this season' and 'he will sweep polls then'.
Goswami telling the former head of the rating agency about the pre-planned airstrike said, "Bigger than a normal strike. And also on the same time something major on Kashmir. On Pakistan the government is confident of striking in a way that people will be elated. Exact words used."
In the remaining chat chunks, Goswami and Dasgubputa discuused TRPs, politicians, actors and other matters.
Goswami's purported WhatsApp chat was leaked on social media on the same day when the Bombay High Court adjourned the hearing in the TRP Scam case till 29 January.
KARACHI – Pakistani rupee continues to face blows against the US dollar in the inter-bank market as the deadlock between Islamabad and IMF continues.
During the intraday trading on Tuesday, the local currency dropped against the US dollar, moving down nearly 0.06 percent. Before noon, PKR was being traded at 286.37, with a decline of Rs0.18.
Earlier this week, the embattled rupee faced a setback and it was closed at 286.19 against the greenback in the inter-bank.
The rupee continues to face back-to-back blows amid deadlock between the Pakistani government and the multilateral lender.
KARACHI – The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs 228,900 on Tuesday. The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs197,190.
Likewise, 10 grams of 22k gold were being traded for Rs180,756 while a single tola of 22-karat gold was being sold at Rs 210,832.
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.
|Lahore||PKR 228,900||PKR 2125|
|Karachi||PKR 228,900||PKR 2125|
|Islamabad||PKR 228,900||PKR 2125|
|Peshawar||PKR 228,900||PKR 2125|
|Quetta||PKR 228,900||PKR 2125|
|Sialkot||PKR 228,900||PKR 2125|
|Attock||PKR 228,900||PKR 2125|
|Gujranwala||PKR 228,900||PKR 2125|
|Jehlum||PKR 228,900||PKR 2125|
|Multan||PKR 228,900||PKR 2125|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 228,900||PKR 2125|
|Gujrat||PKR 228,900||PKR 2125|
|Nawabshah||PKR 228,900||PKR 2125|
|Chakwal||PKR 228,900||PKR 2125|
|Hyderabad||PKR 228,900||PKR 2125|
|Nowshehra||PKR 228,900||PKR 2125|
|Sargodha||PKR 228,900||PKR 2125|
|Faisalabad||PKR 228,900||PKR 2125|
|Mirpur||PKR 228,900||PKR 2125|
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