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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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Race for Pakistan PM: PPP drops Shahabuddin, names Ashraf (Evening Lead)


June 21st, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 21 (IANS) Tipped earlier as a covering candidate, Raja Pervez Ashraf of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) was Thursday named the party's main candidate for the office ... Read more...

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Arrest warrants issued against Shahabuddin, Gilani’s son


June 21st, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 21 (IANS) An anti-narcotics court in Pakistan Thursday issued non-bailable arrest warrants for Makhdoom Shahabuddin, the prime ministerial candidate of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), and Ali ... Read more...

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Pakistan prime ministerial hopeful Makhdoom Shahabuddin - a brief profile


June 20th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 20 (IANS) Senior PPP leader Makhdoom Shahabuddin has been short-listed as one of the candidates for Pakistan prime minister's post following a Supreme Court ruling disqualifying Yousuf ... 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 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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Not aware of chief justice’s son’s case: Rehman Malik (Lead)


June 13th, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 13 (IANS) Pakistan's former interior minister Rehman Malik has denied knowledge of any film related to Arsalan Iftikhar, son of Pakistan Supreme Court Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad ... 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 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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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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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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President, ISI funded anti-PPP elements, says banker


March 9th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 9 (IANS) A former Pakistani banker has told the Supreme Court about being forced by former president late Ghulam Ishaq Khan and ex-army chief Aslam Beg to ... 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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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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Gilani’s appeal in contempt case rejected by apex court


February 10th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 10 (IANS) Pakistan's Supreme Court Friday rejected an appeal by Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani against appearing before it on contempt charges, his defence lawyer said.The appeal ... 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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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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306 dead in Karachi violence: Police to Supreme Court


August 29th, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 29 (IANS) The Pakistan Supreme Court was Monday told by police that a total of 306 people were killed in ethnic violence within one month in the ... Read more...

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Letter threatening Pakistani president found


August 27th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 27 (IANS) A letter threatening to attack Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari and Supreme Court Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry has been found in the court's parking ... 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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Pakistan apex court not to seek release of prisoner in India


June 16th, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 16 (IANS) The Pakistan Supreme Court has rejected a petition asking it to request the Indian president, prime minister and governor of Rajasthan state for the release ... Read more...

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PPP leader accuses judiciary of being biased against Zulfikar Bhutto


May 4th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 4(ANI): Pakistan People's Party (PPP) leader Babar Awan has told thePakistan Supreme Court that thejudiciary was biased against Zulfikar Ali Bhutto. During his trial, it had been proved that ... Read more...

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