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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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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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Manipal group e-learning platform wins innovative award


January 23rd, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 23 (IANS) Manipal Global Education Services (MGES) of the Manipal group has won the 2011 Golden Peacock innovative product and service award for developing a unique e-learning platform.The ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi judiciary offers support to Libyan Supreme Court


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:07 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 21 (IANS/WAM) The Abu Dhabi judiciary has offered to provide technical support to the Libyan Supreme Court.A Libyan judicial delegation, headed by Supreme Court Chief Justice Kamal ... 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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Karachi youth killing: Court sentences one to death


August 12th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 12 (IANS) An anti-terrorism court in Pakistan's port city of Karachi Friday sentenced to death a paramilitary trooper accused in the killing of an unarmed youth. Six others ... Read more...

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Anti-graft Lokpal bill in Lok Sabha Thursday


August 3rd, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The much-talked about Lokpal bill for creating an anti-corruption watchdog in the country will be introduced in the Lok Sabha Thursday.The proposed legislation doesn't cover ... Read more...

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Karachi killing: Top Pakistani officer removed


June 14th, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 14 (IANS) The chief of a Pakistani paramilitary force was removed Tuesday on the orders of the Supreme Court in connection with the killing of an unarmed youth ... Read more...

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Ramdev aide seeks inquiry into police action


June 5th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) A close aide of yoga guru Baba Ramdev Sunday urged the Supreme Court Chief Justice to order an inquiry into the midnight police action against ... 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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Pak needs vibrant, dynamic, independent judiciary: Chief Justice


April 25th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr 25(ANI): Pakistan Supreme Court Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry has said an independent judiciary is a prerequisite for a strong nation.Addressing the concluding session of the three-day National Judicial ... 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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Transparency law to free India from poverty, graft: Aruna Roy


March 10th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, March 10 (IANS) Social activist Aruna Roy Thursday said India's second war of independence has to be fought with the right to information (RTI) law, to free the nation ... Read more...

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PM’s silence on Balakrishnan issue baffling: Krishna Iyer


January 23rd, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Jan 23 (IANS) Retired justice V.R. Krishna Iyer has now turned his guns on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for his silence on the allegations linked to former supreme court chief ... Read more...

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Hajj corruption scandal: Pak SC cracks down on investigating agency


January 12th, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan.12 (ANI): Supreme Court Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry on Tuesday said the apex court would not let anyone hush up the Hajj corruption scandal.Pulling up the Federal Investigation Agency ... Read more...

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Times have changed for K.G. Balakrishnan (Letter from Kerala)


January 11th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Sanu George Kottayam (Kerala), Jan 11 (IANS) Four years ago, the sleepy village of Kaduthuruthy, 30 km from here, was basking in the glory of one of its sons, a ... Read more...

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166 booked in Pakistan for Rs.30bn tax evasion


December 24th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 24 (IANS) Cases have been filed over the past year against 166 tax defaulters who collectively owe a staggering Rs.30 billion to the Pakistani exchequer, a minister said.Finance Minister Abdul ... Read more...

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Musharraf vows to return to Pak before mid-term elections


December 21st, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec 21 (ANI): Former Pakistan military ruler Pervez Musharraf, who is nurturing the desire to make a political comeback, has vowed to return to his country before the next mid-term ... Read more...

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Kayani considered plans to oust Zardari, send him into exile


December 1st, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 1 (ANI): Pakistan's Army Chief General Ashfaq Kayani considered plans to oust President Asif Ali Zardari from office to prevent opposition leader Nawaz Sharif coming to power, according to ... Read more...

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Don’t interfere in governance, CJI tells courts


November 26th, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Supreme Court Chief Justice S.H. Kapadia Friday urged the courts to refrain from interfering in the governance of the country as otherwise they would become like ... Read more...

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PPP demands suo moto in Saifur Rehman audio-tape issue


November 21st, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Nov 21 (ANI): The Pakistan People's Party (PPP) has demanded suo moto action by Supreme Court Chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry against people involved in the Saifur Rehman audio-tape issue, ... Read more...

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Pakistan protests ill-treatment of Haj pilgrims in Saudi Arabia


November 19th, 2010 - 10:34 am ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Nov 19 (IANS) Pakistan has lodged an official protest with Saudi Arabia after receiving reports of ill-treatment of thousands of Haj pilgrims from the country and sought a hefty ... Read more...

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Pakistani minister axed for criticizing military, Supreme Court


September 26th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Sep 26 (IANS) Pakistan's Minister for Defence Production Abdul Qayyum Jatoi was shown the door Sunday following his outburst against the armed forces and the Supreme Court chief ... Read more...

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Musharraf will be ‘welcomed’ by chief justice: Gilani


September 13th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Sep 13 (IANS) Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf, who has hinted at his return after spending two years abroad, would be "welcomed" by a clutch of cases pending ... Read more...

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Fight corruption, bring back institutional integrity: Chief justice


August 15th, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Supreme Court Chief Justice S.H. Kapadia said on the occasion of India's 64th Independence Day Sunday that "institutional morality and integrity" must be brought back to fight ... Read more...

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Pak’s major stakeholders in ’secure position’ until 2013: Gilani


July 24th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 24(ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani has said that all "major stakeholders" in the country, the President, the Prime Minister, the Supreme Court Chief Justice and the Army ... Read more...

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Lack of settlement culture leading to rise in cases: Chief Justice


July 10th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 10 (ANI): Supreme Court Chief Justice S H Kapadia on Saturday said the lack of a settlement culture in the country was responsible for the rise in pending cases ... Read more...

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Supreme Court chief justice lists measures to improve judicial functioning


July 5th, 2010 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) The long-awaited improvement in the infrastructure of the lower courts could soon become a reality with Chief Justice S.H. Kapadia Monday telling the apex court that a ... Read more...

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Government has right to restrict websites circulating porn: Balakrishnan


May 8th, 2010 - 11:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 8 (ANI): Supreme Court Chief Justice K. G. Balakrishnan on Saturday called for placing restrictions on websites circulating pornography and hate material, and justified the Central Government's action in ... Read more...

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Canada set to release Air India bombing inquiry report


April 23rd, 2010 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 23 (IANS) Exactly 25 years after the Air India Kanishka bombing in which 329 passengers were killed, Canada will finally come out with a comprehensive report in June to pin-point ... Read more...

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Justice John Paul Stevens To Retire From Supreme Court This Summer


April 10th, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Washington, Apr 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The oldest member of the US Supreme Court, John Paul Stevens who will be turning 90 just after 11 days, has announced his retirement. John ... Read more...

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‘Cornered’ Gilani rejects any deal with judiciary on judges’ appointment


February 20th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb.20 (ANI): After having received flak from all quarters on the judges appointment issue, Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has rejected reports of any deal being struck between the ... Read more...

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Gilani to issue fresh notification over judges’ appointments


February 18th, 2010 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 17 (IANS) Seeking to resolve the standoff with judiciary over the elevation of two high court judges to the Supreme Court, Pakistan government Wednesday agreed to the suggestions made by ... Read more...

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Lawyers strike over Zardari judicial control


February 15th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 15 (IANS/AKI) Lawyers and opposition parties in Pakistan took to the streets across the country Monday to protest against the decision by President Asif Ali Zardari to appoint judges ... Read more...

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