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Govt employee attempts suicide by jumping off Punjab Assembly building

01:58 PM | 18 Apr, 2024
Govt employee attempts suicide by jumping off Punjab Assembly building
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LAHORE – An employee of the Punjab Assembly on Thursday attempted to end his life after jumping off the building of the local legislature.

Media reports suggest that the man Haji Yusuf jumped off an old building of the Punjab Assembly.

He suffered a head injury after falling from the roof on the ground. After his suicide attempt, the assembly workers immediately informed rescuers who shifted him to local hospital.

Eyewitnesses told media that the man tried to commit suicide after a heated conversation on the mobile phone.

Meanwhile, cops started an investigation of the matter as the incident made headlines.

Suicide is a sensitive issue in Pakistan and parts of world. In the fifth most populated nation, suicide is a significant public health concern as mental health issues, social and economic pressures, relationship problems, and other personal challenges can trigger suicidal thoughts and behaviors in people.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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Today Open Market Currency Rates in Pakistan - Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal - 21 May 2024

Pakistani currency rates against US Dollar and other currencies on May 21, 2024 (Tuesday) in open market.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.7 for buying and 280.35 for selling.

Euro moved up to 298 for buying and 301 for selling while British Pound rate is 350.5 for buying, and 354 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.25 and Saudi Riyal came down to 73.50.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 21 May 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.4 280.35
Euro EUR 298 301
UK Pound Sterling GBP 350.5 354
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.25 76
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.5 74.25
Australian Dollar AUD 183 184.80
Bahrain Dinar BHD 739 747.8
Canadian Dollar CAD 203 205
China Yuan CNY 38.51 38.89
Danish Krone DKK 40.53 40.65
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.65 36.31
Indian Rupee INR 3.34 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 913.28 922.28
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.69 59.29
New Zealand Dollar NZD 169.45 171.45
Norwegian Krone NOK 25.67 25.97
Omani Riyal OMR 730.59 738.59
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.41 77.11
Singapore Dollar SGD 203 205
Swedish Korona SEK 25.67 25.97
Swiss Franc CHF 309.01 311.51
Thai Baht THB 7.57 7.72

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