CWC23: Blast rips through café in India's Bangalore ahead of #PAKvAUS match

05:39 PM | 18 Oct, 2023
CWC23: Blast rips through café in India's Bangalore ahead of #PAKvAUS match
Source: A screengrab from Twitter video

DELHI – An explosion was occurred at a hotel in Bangalore city of India where Pakistan team will lock horns with Australia in a match of the World Cup 2023. 

Videos circulating on social media show a powerful explosion at the Mudpipe café. The Indian officials are yet to issue a statement. 

Earlier in the day, the Pakistan team held a training session in a stadium. 

Meanwhile, an India media outlet reported that a fire erupted in the hotel after a blast. It added the café is located in the KDP Building in Kira Layout on Hosur Road in Bengaluru. A man was injured after he jumped out from the topmost floor of the building to escape the blaze. 

The fire erupted when the restaurant, which is situation on the fourth floor of the building, was closed. Police have launched an investigation into the matter.


Pakistani rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 27 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains largely stable against US dollar in the open market on February 27, 2024 (Tuesday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.4 for buying and 282.3 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 303 for buying and 306 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 351.5 for buying, and 355 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 76.7.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 27 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.4 282.3
Euro EUR 303 306
UK Pound Sterling GBP 351.5 355
U.A.E Dirham AED 76 76.7
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.2 75
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 742.91 750.91
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
China Yuan CNY 38.82 39.22
Danish Krone DKK 40.56 40.96
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 905.46 914.46
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.49 59.09
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.05 175.05
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.36
Omani Riyal OMR 725.54 733.54
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 27.04 27.34
Swiss Franc CHF 317 319.5
Thai Bhat THB 7.76 7.91


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