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SC halts SHC order to eliminate Ayyan Ali’s name from ECL

Advertisements ISLAMABAD: The supreme court has halted Sindh High Court’s (SHC) order to eliminate ace Model Ayyan Ali’s name from the Exit Control List (ECL) on Thursday. Advertisements The federal court led-by PML-N had filed appeal against the order of Sindh High Court directed to remove Super Model name for ECL …

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Apex court ends ban on hourbara bustard hunting

ISLAMABAD: Apex court on Friday has ended a ban on the hunting of houbara bustard (Tiloor). The federal and provincial government had filed the review petitions against the ban. A five-member larger bench of the supreme court headed by Chief Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali, lifted the ban by 4-1 majority …

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Supreme Court issues non-bailable arrest warrant against N-League MNA Abid Raza

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan has issued today non-bailable arrest warrant against Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) legislative member Chaudhry Abid Raza Kotla for involvement a murder case. Chaudhry Raza Abid who was elected as MNA on the ticket of PML (N) in 2013 General Elections from NA-107 (Gujrat-IV) was …

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Allama Iqbal’s son Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal passes away in Lahore

Javed Iqbal had served as a chief justice of Lahore High Court and a Supreme Court judge. He had been suffering from illness before passing away at the age of 91. He had been under treatment at the Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital in Lahore. The funeral prayers of late …

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YouTube ban in Pakistan: Senate Standing Committee seeks legislation to lift ban

ISLAMABAD: The Senate Standing Committee for Information Technology spoke out on Monday for lifting the ban on video-sharing website -YouTube- in Pakistan Committee lead by Senator Shahi Syed discussed the ban inflicted on the site in Pakistan back in September 2012. Subsequently, the recommendation to lift the ban was put …

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Supreme Court favours military courts, rejects petitions

ISALAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) turned down petitions against founding of military courts with majority in a landmark judgment. The apex court, in an 11-6 move, dissolved a slew of petitions filed against the 21st constitutional amendment wherein military courts have been set up to the trial of terrorists. A …

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Govt. submits plan to Supreme Court to promote Urdu as official language

ISLAMABAD: On direction of the Supreme Court (SC) for submitting a detailed report on introduction of Urdu as national and official language, the government has submitted a short-term plan to gradually introduce Urdu as official language. The Federal Secretary Information on Friday told the three-member bench of apex court, presided …

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Model Ayyan Ali says she has no links with any political leader

RAWALPINDI: Supermodel Ayyan has taken the stand in court to proclaim her purity, saying she has no connections with any political leader, for the first time since her arrest. On Monday, Ayyan was telling a customs court that she has not committed any crime. Denying allegations that she maintains links …

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Mumtaz Qadri’s petition against death sentence accepted by SC

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan has accepted the hearing of petition of Mumtaz Qadri’s in which he challenged the death sentence given by Islamabad High Court in Salman Taseer’s murder case. Today’s hearing included appeals by the counsel of the self-confessed killer to reduce Qadri’s penalty as well as …

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NA-125: SC suspends the verdict of Election Tribunal, Khawaja Saad Rafique wins

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme of Pakistan has suspended the verdict of Election Tribunal for disqualifying Khawaja Saad Rafique as member National Assembly and re-polling in NA-125. The SC today gives clean chit to Khawaja Saad Rafique and reinstated Khawaja to his post as Federal Minister for Railway. Khawaja Saad Rafique who …

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Lakhvi’s detention annulled by Islamabad High Court

ISLAMABAD: Islamabad High Court (IHC) annulled the detention orders of the alleged mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai attacks and top leader of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), Zaki ur Rehman Lakhvi in today proceeding at Court No 2 of IHC. The judgment was made by a division of bench comprising, Mr. Justice Noor-ul-Haq …

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18th & 21st Amendment: Supreme Court seeks Federal Government response

ISLAMABAD: A jury of three judges of Supreme Court (SC) of Pakistan chaired by Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali and comprising Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed and Justice Mashir Alam, has ordered the Attorney General Salman Aslam Butt to submit response about 18th and 21st Constitutional Amendment in three days, in wake …

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Khursheed Shah requests SC to extend date for CEC appointment

Islamabad: Supreme court gave the deadline regarding appointment of Chief Election Commissioner, today is the last date of expiry of the deadline. Leader of opposition in the National Assembly Khursheed Shah have requested the SC to extend three month extension to complete the process. On 14 October federal government was …

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All parliamentary parties issues with SC notices

The apex court issued notices to all political parties in the parliament and the PAT also on Tuesday in the hearing of a set of petitions against sit ins by the Pakistan Tehreek i Insaf (PTI) and the Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) on the Constitution Avenue. The petitioner Zulfiqar Naqvi …

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