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  • TISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court has constituted a nine-member larger bench to revisit its own judgment regarding privatisation of the Pakistan Steel Mills. The bench headed by Justice Mian Saqib Nisar comprises Mian Saqib Nisar, Justice Asif Saeed Khan Khosa, Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan, Justice Dost ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court in its detailed judgment in Elections Act, 2017 case has held that a person, who was disqualified to be king, could nevertheless be given a freehand to operate as a kingmaker. A three-judge bench on Friday delivered the detailed judgment on the petitions against the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD -  The Supreme Court on Thursday announced a 10-day amnesty for bureaucrats to voluntarily reveal their dual nationality before taking a ‘legal action’ against over the double citizenship. A three-member bench headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar heared the suo moto ...

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  • TISLAMABAD -  Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on Thursday directed Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan to submit a reply on the documents regarding the no-objection certificate and the map of his Bani Gala estate. According to a report submitted by the CDA, former union council secretary ...

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  • TISLAMABAD -  An inquiry committee that was formed to probe TV anchor Shahid Masood’s allegations against Imran Ali — the convict in the Zainab murder case — has said that his accusations were found to be unfounded. In his television show on January 24 and in his media talk ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court on Wednesday noted that the advertisements highlighting the provincial governments’ achievements in the electronic and print media paid for by the taxpayers, tantamount to “pre-poll rigging”. A three-judge bench, headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan and all the pharmaceutical companies to sit together and prepare a road-map for reduction in the prices of medicine. A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar, heard the suo ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court on Wednesday turned down the petition of Watan Party seeking accountability of judges and army generals through the parliament. The Chief Justice, Mian Saqib Nisar, heard the appeal of the Watan Party in his chamber and sustained the objections raised by the SC ...

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  • TISLAMABAD -  Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on Tuesday said they had no political agenda but wanted to safeguard fundamental rights of the people, ensuring them clean drinking water and provision of basic health facilities at cheaper prices. A three-judge bench, headed by the chief justice, ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - A special court in Islamabad will resume hearing in the high treason case against former president Gen (r) Pervez Musharraf from March 8. Registrar of the special court, established under Act XVII of 1976, has written a letter to the Islamabad Capital Territory Administration Chief ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court on Monday directed for audit of Pakistan Television Corporation accounts and expenditures incurred during the tenure of Attaul Haq Qasmi as its chairman. A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar heard the suo moto case regarding the appointment of ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Minister of State for Interior Affairs Talal Chaudhry on Saturday requested the Supreme Court to withdraw the contempt of court notice against him. The minister stated this in his reply filed in response to the show cause notice through his counsel Kamran Murtaza. He submitted that ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court on Friday upheld the Election Commission of Pakistan’s order regarding disqualification of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf member of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Provincial Assembly Abdul Munim Khan. Munim was serving as an advisor to Chief Minister Pervaiz Khattak and was a ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - In a major setback for the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz, the Supreme Court on Wednesday barred disqualified prime minister Nawaz Sharif from heading his political party. The verdict, which sent shudders through country’s political spine, also declared null and void all the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered to de-seal three sugar mills of Sharif family in the South Punjab. It was a big relief for the sugarcane growers in the vicinity whose crop was decaying due to late purchase by five other mills. A three-member bench led by Chief Justice Mian Saqib ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The court could strike down any legislation found in contravention of the fundamental rights of the citizens enshrined in the Constitution, Chief Justice Saqib Nisar said on Tuesday during the hearing of the media commission case, referring to Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi’s ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Shahrukh Jatoi, the prime suspect in the Shahzeb Khan murder case, on Tuesday filed a review petition in the Supreme Court contending that the apex court judgment against him has prejudicially foreclosed a fair trial and the due process of law enshrined as a fundamental right under ...

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  • TISLAMABAD -  The Supreme Court yesterday rejected the plea to reopen the Sharif family’s relocated sugar mills in South Punjab and ordered the stakeholders to devise a plan to purchase sugarcane from affected farmers by Tuesday. Pakistan Kissan Ittehad had challenged the Lahore High ...

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  • TLAHORE/ ISLAMABAD -  The Lahore High Court has summoned Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) representative over alleged anti-judiciary speeches made by former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz. Justice Shahid Karim on Monday took up a plea moved by ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - A day after dismissing Additional District and Sessions judge Pervaizul Qadir Memon on corruption charges, the Islamabad High Court administration has decided to register a case against the terminated judge with the FIA, sources said. The sources said that the IHC administration would ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court on Friday issued a contempt notice to former Malir SSP Rao Anwar after he failed to show up despite court orders, and in breach of his ‘commitment’. The apex court directed all intelligence agencies to cooperate with the Sindh police in tracing out the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court on Thursday formed a committee comprising the Federal Board of Revenue chairman, the State Bank of Pakistan governor and the Ministry of Finance secretary to prepare guidelines to bring back money illegally stashed in foreign countries by Pakistanis. A three-judge ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Former chairman of Evacuee Trust Property Board Asif Hashmi was arrested by the Federal Investigation Agency from the Supreme Court on Thursday in the Trust funds misappropriation case. Hashmi was ETPB chairman between 2007 and 2013. After completing his tenure he left for Dubai in ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court on Thursday issued an arrest warrant for Pakistan’s former ambassador to United States Husain Haqqani in the Memogate case. Husain Haqqani on January 3, 2013 had left the country with the commitment to come back on four-day notice. The court had allowed him to go ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz’s counsel contended on Thursday that if the apex court declares that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif cannot remain head of the party then that order should be prospective and retrospective. Salman Akram Raja, representing Pakistan Muslim ...

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  • TISLAMABAD -  The Supreme Court on Wednesday reserved judgment in the case to determine whether disqualification under Article 62(1)(f) of Constitution is permanent or temporary. A five-judge larger bench, headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, heard the review petitions of the former ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court on Wednesday sought record of the tickets issued by the political parties’ heads for the Senate election from the Election Commission of Pakistan. A three-judge bench, headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, was hearing petitions against the Election Act, ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Secretary Establishment Division on Wednesday informed the Supreme Court that out of 43 ministries/division reply has come from 20, while report from 23 is awaited regarding dual nationality of civil servants. A three-member bench headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, was hearing ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court Tuesday granted protective bail to former Malir Senior Superintendent of Police Rao Anwar, directing him to appear before the court on Friday. A three-member bench headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar heard the suo motu case which pertains to the killing of ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on Tuesday took notice of shifting of Shahrukh Jatoi and two accused from jail to hospital, and called report from the Inspector-General Jails, Sindh within 24 hours. Jaoti and other accused were allegedly involved in the killing of Shahzeb Khan, a ...

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