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Pakistan blocks over 700 anti-Islam YouTube links


September 17th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 17 (IANS) Pakistan Monday blocked over 700 links to an anti-Islam film on YouTube that has triggered anti-US protests across the Muslim world, including Pakistan, officials said.The decision ... Read more...

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Army doesn’t have answers to Pakistan’s problems: Daily


July 14th, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 14 (IANS) An unprecedented public consensus in the country is that the army "does not have the answers to Pakistan's problems" and should stay out of governance ... Read more...

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Gilani’s disqualification a victory of law: Imran Khan (Lead)


June 21st, 2012 - 2:32 am ICT by IANS
Imslamabad, June 21 (IANS) The disqualification of Yousuf Raza Gilani as Pakistan's prime minister by the supreme court was a victory for the constitution, cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan said Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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Gilani’s disqualification a victory of law: Imran Khan


June 21st, 2012 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 20 (IANS) Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan said Wednesday that the disqualification of Yousuf Raza Gilani from Pakistan prime minister's post was a victory for the constitution and law ... Read more...

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Gilani hurt his own dignity: Sharif


June 20th, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
"No matter who becomes the new prime minister, he will have to write the letter (to the Swiss authorities to open graft cases against Zardari)," the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief ... Read more...

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PPP nominates Makhdoom Shahbuddin as new PM


June 20th, 2012 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 20 (IANS) The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) has nominated Makhdoom Shahbuddin for the office of the prime minister, Geo News reported Wednesday.Sources told the TV channel that ... Read more...

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Pakistan attorney general turns abusive in Supreme Court


June 15th, 2012 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 15 (IANS) Pakistan Attorney General Irfan Qadir created a ruckus in the courtroom Thursday by using "abusive remarks" against the Supreme Court judges and some "vulgar gesture", ... Read more...

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Allegations against Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry aimed to paralyse judiciary: Imran (Lead)


June 14th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 14 (IANS) Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan has said the allegations being levelled against Pakistan Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry are actually meant to paralyse the superior judiciary, Daily ... Read more...

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Allegations against CJI aimed to paralyse judiciary: Imran


June 14th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 14 (IANS) Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan has said the allegations being levelled against Pakistan Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry are actually meant to paralyse the superior judiciary, Daily ... Read more...

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Pakistan tycoon dares apex court chief justice


June 14th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 14 (IANS) Pakistani tycoon Malik Riaz, against whom contempt of court proceedings have been initiated after he accused Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry of turning a blind ... Read more...

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Malik claims ignorance of Pakistan chief justice’s son case


June 13th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 13 (IANS) Pakistan's former interior minister Rehman Malik has denied any knowledge about a film related to Arsalan Iftikhar, son of Pakistan Supreme Court Chief Justice ... Read more...

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Haqqani indeed wrote secret memo to US: Probe panel (Lead)


June 12th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 12 (IANS) A secret memo that Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari feared a coup after Osama's killing was "real" and was written by Husain Haqqani, said a ... Read more...

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Haqqani did write memo to US, says probe panel


June 12th, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 12 (IANS) A secret memo that Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari feared a coup after Osama's killing was "real" and was written by former envoy to the ... Read more...

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Pakistani daily lauds chief justice for not sparing son


June 8th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 8 (IANS) The superior judiciary in Pakistan has "really come into its own", a Pakistani daily said Friday over Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry's suo motu notice ... Read more...

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Pakistan Chief Justice urged not to hear son’s case


June 7th, 2012 - 8:14 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 7 (IANS) Leader of Opposition in Pakistan's National Assembly Nisar Ali Khan has said that Supreme Court's Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry should keep away from his ... Read more...

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Pakistan chief justice summons son over graft reports


June 6th, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 6 (IANS) Pakistan Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, taking note of a whisper campaign about his son's involvement with a property tycoon to influence cases pending in ... Read more...

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Pakistani apex court suspends Rehman Malik from Senate (Lead)


June 4th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 4 (IANS) Pakistan's Supreme Court Monday suspended the Senate membership of Interior Minister Rehman Malik for holding dual nationality, a media report said.A three-member bench of the ... Read more...

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Court suspends Rehman Malik’s Senate membership


June 4th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 4 (IANS) A court Monday suspended the Senate membership of Pakistan's Interior Minister Rehman Malik over holding dual nationality, a media report said.A three-member bench of the ... Read more...

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Pakistan court suspends MP over dual citizenship


May 25th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 25 (IANS) The Pakistani Supreme Court has suspended a parliamentarian over her dual citizenship, a media report said Friday.National Assembly member Farahnaz Ispahani also holds an American ... Read more...

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Pakistan SC orders seizing unregistered vehicles


May 21st, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 21 (IANS) The Pakistan Supreme Court Monday ordered confiscation of all vehicles that are plying on the country's roads without being duly registered with authorities, Online news ... Read more...

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Pakistan court to hear Gilani contempt appeal


May 1st, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 1 (IANS) A nine-member bench of the Pakistani Supreme Court will hear Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's appeal in the case in which he has been convicted ... Read more...

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Pakistan apex court chief justice to be honoured


April 29th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 29 (IANS) Pakistan Supreme Court Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry will receive the prestigious International Jurists Award 2012 at a ceremony in London next month.Chaudhry is being ... Read more...

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Gilani’s son in Rs.7 bn drug scam?


March 30th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 30 (IANS) A Rs.7 billion ($77 million) "drug quota allotment" scam allegedly involving Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani' son has surfaced in Pakistan, Geo News reported.A three-member ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s Memo Commission gets six-week extension


March 29th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 29 (IANS) Pakistan's Supreme Court Thursday extended the term of the Memo Commission by six weeks, Geo News reported.The apex-court-appointed Memo Commission is probing Pakistan-American businessman Mansoor Ijaz's ... Read more...

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Memo case: SC to hear Haqqani’s plea Thursday


March 28th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 28 (IANS) A 10-member Pakistani Supreme Court bench would Thursday hear a petition by former ambassador to the US Husain Haqqani seeking a video link facility from London ... Read more...

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Are we living in Stone age, asks Pakistan court


March 28th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 28 (IANS) While hearing a petition to declare 'Jirga' or tribal system illegal, the Supreme Court observed that Pakistanis appeared to be "living in the Stone age".Jirga ... Read more...

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Research documents on Zardari’s immunity stolen


March 16th, 2012 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 16 (IANS) Research papers dealing with immunity for heads of states were the only things stolen from the home of a Supreme Court official, a media ... Read more...

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Ex-ISI chief affirms political funding in 1990s polls (Lead)


March 9th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 9 (IANS) Former director general of Pakistan's spy agency Inter-State Intelligence (ISI) Asad Durrani Friday affirmed before the Supreme Court that ex-chief of military intelligence was ... Read more...

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Slap heard in Pakistan’s Supreme Court


March 2nd, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 2 (IANS) Pakistan's Supreme Court Friday began hearing an incident in which a political party's woman candidate slapped a polling officer during voting in an assembly by-poll, ... Read more...

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Musharraf told to appear before court for 2007 bloodshed


February 24th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 24 (IANS) Former president Pervez Musharraf has been directed to appear before the Sindh High Court April 7 for violence in Karachi May 12, 2007, a media ... Read more...

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Prophet never declared himself above law: Pakistan chief justice


February 12th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 12 (IANS) Pakistani Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry has said the holy Prophet never declared himself above the law and his practice was not mere private conduct ... Read more...

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Pakistani apex court suspends 28 lawmakers, two ministers


February 6th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 6 (IANS) Citing poll fraud, the Pakistani Supreme Court Monday suspended 28 MPs and legislators, including two ministers, one of whom is currently with Prime Minister Yousuf ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s dynamic instability: Road to real democracy? (Comment)


January 29th, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Pakistan is again going through a crisis. But this time for optimists like me the instability is dynamic. It is dynamic because this kind of struggle between a civilian government ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s apex court suspends Zardari lawyer


January 17th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 17 (IANS) An attorney of Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari has been temporarily suspended by the Supreme Court, a media report said Tuesday.The legal licence of Babar ... Read more...

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Pakistan apex court raps government over NRO case


January 10th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 10 (IANS) Pakistan's Supreme Court Tuesday expressed its displeasure with the government over not implementing its verdict on the National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) and referred the case ... Read more...

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