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VIDEO: Hindu extremists raise Indian flag on a mosque and chant anti-Pakistan slogans

08:23 PM | 24 Aug, 2017
VIDEO: Hindu extremists raise Indian flag on a mosque and chant anti-Pakistan slogans
NEW DELHI - A group of Hindu nationalist extremists violated the sanctity of a mosque in India, after they climbed its minaret and raised the Indian flag.

A video of the incident is going viral on social media, earning huge criticism from all quarters.



The radicals can also be seen chanting slogans, “Hindustan Zindabad, Pakistan Murdabad,” in the video which was first shared on Twitter.

It is yet unclear where the incident happened.

Hindu extremism is on the rise in India, which basically follows secularism, under the patronage of Hindu-nationalist BJP that came into power in the general elections of 2014.

Earlier this year, India's Supreme Court ordered that the cofounder of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party, LK Advani, and other leaders be tried for criminal conspiracy in the demolition of a 16th century mosque about 25 years ago.

The Babri Masjid in Ayodhya, in the northern Uttar Pradesh state, was pulled down by Hindu activists on December 6, 1992, leading to widespread riots in which more than 2,000 people died.

Meanwhile, cow vigilantism is also targeting the religious minorities, especially Muslims, with mobs lynching people suspected of eating or trading cows ‘in the name of Hindu values’.

Dozens of people have so far been killed by Hindu extremist groups for being suspected of eating cow meat in this South Asian country of over 79.8% of Hindu population.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal - 23 February 2024

Pakistani rupee remains stable against US dollar and other currencies in the open market on February 23, 2024 (Friday)

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.5 for buying and 282.45 for selling.

Euro comes down to 301 for buying and 304 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 351.5 for buying, and 355 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 75.95 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.25.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 23 Feb 2024

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

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 279.5 282.45
Euro EUR 301 304
UK Pound Sterling GBP 351.5 355
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.95 76.7
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.25 75
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.88 751.88
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
China Yuan CNY 38.89 39.29
Danish Krone DKK 40.38 40.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.76 36.11
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.1 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.79 917.79
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.60 59.2
New Zealand Dollar NZD 171.68 173.68
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.43 26.73
Omani Riyal OMR 726.53 734.53
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 76.76 77.43
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 26.53 26.83
Swiss Franc CHF 317.87 320.87
Thai Bhat THB 7.79 7.94

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