Rescue officials recover dead body of "Indian national" from river Chenab

09:52 AM | 25 Jul, 2016
Rescue officials recover dead body of
SIALKOT - Rescue 1122 officials found the dead body of an Indian national floating in the River Chenab near Head Marala (Sialkot tehsil) on Sunday.

According to the details, locals were picnicking around Head Marala and spotted a dead body in the water. After being informed, Rescue officials rushed to the spot and recovered the corpse.

District Coordination Officer (DCO) Dr Asif Tufail, while quoting local Police, said that the body was of a 26-year-old Indian man that had reached Head Marala from India due to the fast flow of the river.

He went on to say that though the identity of the man could not be confirmed, it was certain that the person was an Indian as some Hindi words were etched on his arms and he was wearing a necklace made of tiny idols.

DCO Tufail maintained that the body has now been handed over to Punjab Rangers.

The writer is a civil servant.


Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal - 20 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remained largely stable against US dollar and other currencies in the open market on February 20, 2024 (Tuesday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.05 for buying and 282.1 for selling.

On Tuesday, Euro stands at 301 for buying and 304 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 352.4 for buying, and 355.4 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.55 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.2.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 20 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.05 282.1
Euro EUR 301 304
UK Pound Sterling GBP 352.4 355.4
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.55 77.25
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.2 75
Australian Dollar AUD 180 182
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.12 751.12
Canadian Dollar CAD 206.5 208.5
China Yuan CNY 38.84 39.24
Danish Krone DKK 40.24 40.64
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.74 36.09
Indian Rupee INR 3.48 3.59
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 906.33 915.33
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.6 59.2
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.1 172.1
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.43 26.73
Omani Riyal OMR 725.75 733.75
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.76 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 207
Swedish Korona SEK 26.85 27.15
Swiss Franc CHF 315.64 318.14
Thai Bhat THB 7.93 8.08


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