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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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Consensus with India on resolving pending issues: Gilani


June 14th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 14 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said there is consensus with India over finding out solutions to all pending issues.Gilani said Wednesday that there ... 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 SC concerned over out-of-court settlements


June 1st, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 1 (IANS) Taking suo motu cognisance of a teenaged girl's case, the Pakistani Supreme Court has expressed concern over the factors compelling rape victims' families to go for ... Read more...

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Pakistan gets acting chief justice


May 28th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 28 (IANS) Justice Shakirullah Jan Monday took oath as the acting chief justice of Pakistan.Justice Nasir-ul-Mulik administered the oath to Justice Shakirullah. A large number of lawyers and ... Read more...

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Zardari condemns attack on Pakistan-administered Kashmir judge


October 26th, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 26 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari has condemned the attack on chief justice of Pakistan-administered Kashmir High Court.Justice Ghulam Mustafa Mughal was shot at in Muzaffarabad Tuesday evening. ... Read more...

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Pakistani court asks parties to expel criminals


October 6th, 2011 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 6 (IANS) Pakistan's Supreme Court Thursday asked all political parties to expel criminals from their ranks in a verdict over the lawlessness in the port city of Karachi, ... Read more...

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Lahore courts dispose of 96,634 cases in five months


July 3rd, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 3 (IANS) Pakistan is attempting to clear long-pending cases and as part of this effort, Lahore' sessions and civil courts have disposed of 96,634 cases between January and ... Read more...

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Reopen case, allow me to prove my innocence: Sarabjit


June 17th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 17 (IANS) Sarabjit Singh - an Indian on death row in Pakistan after his conviction for bomb attacks - has appealed for the commutation of his death sentence ... Read more...

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Nawaz Sharif calls for independent probe of Osama killing


May 12th, 2011 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 12 (IANS/AKI) Pakistani opposition leader and former prime minister Nawaz Sharif has demanded an independent investigation into Al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden's killing by US forces, as ... Read more...

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Kaneria wants justice from PCB


May 4th, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 4 (IANS) Pakistan's discarded Test leg-spinner Danish Kaneria has sought the help of top authorities to get "justice" after being snubbed by the country's cricket chiefs "without any ... Read more...

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Pak Supreme Court to take up Zulfikar Bhutto reference on April 13


April 5th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 5(ANI): The Supreme Court of Pakistan has set April 13 for the hearing of a presidential reference seeking its opinion on revisiting the controversial death sentence passed against former Prime ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s Chief Justice meets Indian counterpart


February 5th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 5 (IANS) Chief Justice of Pakistan Ifthikar Muhammad Chaudhry Saturday met his Indian counterpart S.H. Kapadia.The meeting, described as a courtesy call, lasted for 35 minutes. The two chief ... Read more...

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Pakistan town goes without water for fortnight


January 21st, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 21 (IANS) Over 200,000 residents of a town in Pakistan's Sindh province have been without water for the past 15 days as the water supply was stopped due to maintenance ... Read more...

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Taseer’s assassin guarded Zardari, Gilani even after being declared security risk: Report


January 13th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 13(ANI): Punjab Governor Salman Taseer's assassin, Malik Mumtaz Qadri, performed a total of 509 VIP and VVIP duties even after he was declared a security risk for these tasks ... Read more...

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Taseer’s killer was declared security risk in 2004


January 13th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 13 (IANS) Pakistan's Punjab province governor Salman Taseer's assassin continued to be deployed in security squad of high-profile people, including President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Yousuf Raza ... Read more...

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Whole nation will besiege Pak Parliament if Taseer’s assassin given death sentence: ST


January 10th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Jan 10 (ANI): Sunni Tehreek (ST) activists have warned that the entire nation will besiege Pakistan's Parliament House if Malik Mumtaz Hussain Qadri, the assassin of Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer, ... Read more...

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Pak probe unearths massive NATO container liquor and arms smuggling scam


January 10th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 10 (ANI): The investigation into the NATO containers scam has confirmed the smuggling of liquor and arms in the containers supposed to carry goods for the forces based in Afghanistan.The ... Read more...

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Pak officials sharing sensitive matters with foreign diplomats breach of ‘oath of office’?


December 7th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec 7 (ANI): The sensitive matters discussed by President Asif Ali Zardari and ministers with foreign diplomats, as revealed by whistle-blower website WikiLeaks, do not amount to breach of their oath ... Read more...

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Arrest all involved in Haj scam: Pakistani apex court


December 6th, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Dec 6 (IANS) Pakistan's Supreme Court Monday expressed displeasure over alleged corruption in arrangements for Haj pilgrims and directed the authorities to arrest all accused involved in the ... Read more...

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Chakdara press club urges Pak Chief Justice to ban footballs inscribed with ‘Allah’


November 28th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 28 (ANI): Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Chakdara Press Club has appealed to the Chief Justice of Pakistan, Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, to take suo muto action against a manufacturing company of Sialkot for ... Read more...

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Pak intelligence agencies “cloaked in veil of impunity”: Pak editorial


November 26th, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 26 (ANI): Referring to the case of eleven missing prisoners of Adiala Jail, allegedly abducted by Pakistani intelligence agencies, a newspaper editorial has stated that these spy agencies of ... Read more...

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PPP wants Nawaz to apologise for keeping Zardari in jail over ‘fake cases’


November 23rd, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov 23 (ANI): The Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Punjab has asked Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif to apologise to the nation for keeping President Asif Ali Zardari in ... Read more...

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PPP asks Nawaz Sharif to account for ‘embezzled’ 300mn rupees


November 23rd, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov 23 (ANI): The Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Punjab Secretary Information, Dr Fakhruddin Chaudhry, has asked the PML-N leadership to account for the 300 million rupees allegedly spent out of ... Read more...

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Musharraf aide seeks FIR against Bugti over ‘billion rupee bounty on his head’ bid


October 26th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 26 (ANI): Dr Sher Afgan Niazi, a noted leader of the former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf's newly formed party All Pakistan Muslim League (APML), has filed an application to ... Read more...

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Pakistan tax evaders owe Rs.100 bn to exchequer


October 20th, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 20 (IANS) Tax evaders in Pakistan owe a whopping Rs.100 billion to the national exchequer, officials said.The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) is stuck in litigation in courts against thousands ... Read more...

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Petition filed in Pak SC to use ‘lie detecting machine’ on Gilani, Awan


October 19th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 19(ANI): A petition has been filed in the Pakistan Supreme Court requesting it to use a "lie detecting machine" on Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani and Law Minister Babar Awan ... Read more...

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Pak Law Minister’s ‘1 million rupees cheque’ too hot for SCBA President to handle!


October 19th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 19 (ANI): Pakistan Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) President Qazi Anwar has returned the one million-rupees cheque given to the association by Law Minister Babar Awan.Speaking to media representatives outside ... Read more...

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Lahore Court postpones hearing of petitions against Musharraf to Nov 1


October 19th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 19 (ANI): The Lahore High Court (LHC) has postponed the hearing of two petitions seeking registration of a high treason case against former military ruler Pervez Musharraf and his ... Read more...

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Any ultra-constitutional step against judiciary to be deemed high treason: Pak SC


October 16th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 16(ANI): Pakistan's Supreme Court has said that any ultra-constitutional step against the judiciary in the country would be deemed as subversion of the constitution and liable to be tried under ... Read more...

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Talal Bugti announces bounty on Musharraf’s head


October 10th, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta, Oct 10 (ANI): Jamhoori Watan Party (JWP) President Talal Bugti has announced a bounty of one billion rupees and a hundred acres of farmland on former President Pervez Musharraf for ... Read more...

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Zardari bares soul on political intrigue, international conspiracies and corruption


September 29th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 29 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari, in a surprising burst of candour, bared his soul to PPP parliamentarians on issues as diverse as international conspiracies, devious politics, the agony ... Read more...

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Jatoi ousted over hostile remarks against Pak Chief Justice, Army


September 26th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 26 (ANI): Pakistan's Minister of State for Defence Production Abdul Qayyum Jatoi has tendered his resignation over his outburst against the Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) and the Army, ... Read more...

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Judiciary can interfere if institutions cross limits: Pakistan Chief Justice


September 15th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept 15 (ANI): Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry has said that while the state institutions can function within their legal ambits, the judiciary can step in if any ... Read more...

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Pakistan Chief Justice Condemns Sialkot Killing, Orders Probe


August 21st, 2010 - 9:55 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Islamabad, Pakistan, Aug 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) 5 days after a Sialkot mob brutally tortured and hanged two brothers to death, pointing to the heights of lawlessness in the country, the ... Read more...

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