ISLAMABAD – A 10th grade student from TNS Beaconhouse has bagged the position of first Pakistani member to the Quill and Scroll.
Nawal Haider Butt has been awarded the position in recognition of her journalistic writings.
Quill and Scroll is an international high school journalism honor society since April 10th, 1926 that recognizes and encourages, both, individual and group achievements in scholastic journalism. At present, more than 14,104 high schools in all U.S. states, and 44 countries have established local chapters of the Quill and Scroll. It is based out of the University of Iowa.
Eye on Ivy, an education consulting firm, is the only Quill and Scroll chapter in South Asia and Pakistan.
The brilliant girl has penned a number of articles for national newspapers, magazines and has also authored an anthology of fiction and prose poetry on mental health. Nawal Haider Butt is also a recipient of silver and bronze certificates in The Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition.
A ceremony was held on December 17, 2020; in regards to honour Nawal Haider Butt's accomplishments. Jeff Browne, Executive Director Quill and Scroll presided the ceremony. Lain Keith Riley, Principal TNS Beaconhouse, Shanza Khan Executive Director Eye on Ivy and others were among the attendees. Senior journalist Ejaz Haider administered the Quill and Scroll oath to Nawal.
Pakistani rupee continue to witness further losses against US dollar in the open market on despite positive economic indicators and massive surge in Stock Market.
On Tuesday, the dollar was being quoted at 285.1 for selling and 288.15 for buying purposes for customers.
Euro price moves down by Rs2 to 312 for buying and 315 for selling. British Pound rate stands at 358.5 for buying, and 362 for selling after increase.
UAE Dirham AED stands at 78 whereas the Saudi Riyal also witnessed fall and new price stands at 76.25.
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||358.5||362|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||36.24||36.59|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||173.44||175.44|
KARACHI – Gold continues to move upward in local market amid surge in international rates.
On Tuesday, the single tola of 24 Karat gold was available at Rs217,600, and the price for 10-gram gold saw increase of Rs943 to reach Rs186,557.
Globally, yellow metal went up by $12 to settle at $2,015 per ounce.
Last week, per tola gold price increased by Rs800 per tola, and it hovers around two month high.
|Lahore||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Karachi||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Islamabad||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Peshawar||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Quetta||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Sialkot||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Attock||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Gujranwala||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Jehlum||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Multan||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Gujrat||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Nawabshah||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Chakwal||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Hyderabad||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Nowshehra||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Sargodha||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Faisalabad||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|
|Mirpur||PKR 217,600||PKR 2,600|