LAHORE – The Jinnah Polo & Country Club-organised Under-19 Polo Championship 2020-21 got underway here at the JP&CC ground while two matches were played on Tuesday.
According to JP&CC President Lt Col (r) Shoaib Aftab, total four teams are featuring in this Under-19 Championship, which include LPC AOS, LPC Remington Pharma, JP&CC Colts and LGPC Servis Tyres. Two team include one female polo player.
In the first match of the opening day, LPC Remington Pharma outscored LPC AOS by 8-3. Both the teams started the match well but later LPC Remington Pharma dominated the match and prevailed over the LPC AOS with a score of 8-3.
From the winning side, Raja Jalal Arslan and Nazar Dean Muhammad hammered a hat-trick each while Basil Faisal Khokhar and Amal Raza converted one goal apiece. From the losing side, Hamza Ali Hakeem struck twice and Muhammad Ali Malik once but their efforts remained fruitless.
The second match of the opening day also proved to be a one-sided affair where JP&CC Colts outsmarted LGPC Servis Tyres with a huge margin of 9-1. Syed Muhammad Turab Rizvi emerged as hero of the day from the winning side as he displayed high-quality polo skills and mallet work and contributed with fabulous four goals while Mustafa Aziz converted a hat-trick and Aminur Rehman and Faris Noor-ud-din scores one goal each.
From the losing side, the only goal was converted by Musa Javed.
Today, two more matches will be played as JP&CC Colts will vie against LPC AOS in the first match at 12:30 pm while LPC Remington Pharma will compete against LGPC Service Tyres in the second match at 1:30 pm.
ISLAMABAD – Pakistani rupee finally ended its losing streak against US dollar on Tuesday, gaining Rs4.43 after massive depreciation over the last week.
During the intra-day trading, the rupee was hovering at 266.75 with an appreciation of around 1.07 percent as talks between Pakistan and IMF underway for a stalled bailout programme.
Earlier on Monday, the rupee plunged by Rs7 and the greenback touched all-time high of Rs272. Last week, the local currency dropped by Rs24.54 in the interbank market – the largest single-day depreciation in more than two decades.
Finance experts linked the rupee’s recovery to exporters offloading some of their proceeds as remittances and export continued days after dollar cap was removed.
The country of over 220 million is facing a worst economic crisis with the forex reserved held by the country’s central bank remaining at critical $3.68 billion which were not enough to cover a month's import.
KARACHI – The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs205,900 on Tuesday. The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs176,530.
Likewise, 10 grams of 22k gold were being traded for Rs162,500 while a single tola of 22-karat gold was being sold at Rs 182,100.
Note: The gold rate in Pakistan is fluctuating according to the international market so the price is never been fixed. The below rates are provided by local gold markets and Sarafa Markets of different cities.
|Lahore||PKR 205,900||PKR 2,370|
|Karachi||PKR 205,900||PKR 2,370|
|Islamabad||PKR 205,900||PKR 2,370|
|Peshawar||PKR 205,900||PKR 2,370|
|Quetta||PKR 205,900||PKR 2,370|
|Sialkot||PKR 205,900||PKR 2,370|
|Attock||PKR 205,900||PKR 2,370|
|Gujranwala||PKR 205,900||PKR 2,370|
|Jehlum||PKR 205,900||PKR 2,370|
|Multan||PKR 205,900||PKR 2,370|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 205,900||PKR 2,370|
|Gujrat||PKR 205,900||PKR 2,370|
|Nawabshah||PKR 205,900||PKR 2,370|
|Chakwal||PKR 205,900||PKR 2,370|
|Hyderabad||PKR 205,900||PKR 2,370|
|Nowshehra||PKR 205,900||PKR 2,370|
|Sargodha||PKR 205,900||PKR 2,370|
|Faisalabad||PKR 205,900||PKR 2,370|
|Mirpur||PKR 205,900||PKR 2,370|