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  • LAHORE - The dismissal of a man’s bail allegedly involved in defrauding people in the name of Benazir Income Support Programme remained as the most important case during the last week. The Supreme Court Lahore registry took up his bail petition and rejected it over the said charges. Federal ...

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  • LAHORE - At a time the government is trying to complete the constitutional formalities to extend the term of military courts for another two years to effectively deal with terrorism cases, the anti-terrorism courts of Punjab, which have been in the field since 1997, have failed to decide the cases ...

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  • LAHORE - Leading legal experts Thursday slammed NAB for sending one of its top officials on forced leave, instead of initiating a case against him over corruption charges. Officials of the National Accountability Bureau involved in corruption or corrupt practices could be held accountable under NAB ...

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  • LAHORE - The Lahore High Court last week announced two verdicts which have direct impact on the public at large: one about the self-executing powers of food safety officers to seal/punish any food outlet if found guilty of selling/manufacturing unhygienic food and the second about headcount of ...

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  • LAHORE - A petition moved by Inspector General Police, Punjab, Mushtaq Ahmad Sukhera on which a full bench of the Lahore High Court suspended operation on summons issued to him by an anti-terrorism court in Model Town killings’ case remained as the most important matter during the last ...

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  • LAHORE - The disable persons can join any of the Central Superior Services (CSS) occupational groups now. Earlier, CSS Rule 9 (ii) limited their choice to only four designated CSS groups. In a 30-page detailed judgment, Lahore High Court Chief Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah yesterday struck down ...

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  • LAHORE - Lahore High Court Chief Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah Tuesday said that ‘Alternative Dispute Resolution’ system would be a game changer in the judicial system but strike culture must be ended to make it a success. He expressed these views while addressing a ceremony about ...

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  • LAHORE -  The Lahore High Court Promotion Committee has recommended the promotion of five assistant registrars to the post of deputy registrar. LHC judge Justice Aminuddin Khan chaired the committee meeting and took up the matter of promotion of eight officials. The recommended officials were ...

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  • LAHORE - The suspension of 37 judicial officers who earlier had been made OSD remained perhaps the most important decision against the lower judiciary of Punjab during the last week. An administrative committee headed by Chief Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah took the decision and also gave approval ...

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  • LAHORE - In the beginning, the darkness, though for a while, has made it difficult for the audience in the hall to identify the faces of those who have come on the stage to talk about ‘Who Belongs Where?’—a subject related to ‘Identity crisis and racial discrimination in the ...

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  • LAHORE - The stage is set for annual election of the Lahore High Court Bar Association today for year 2017-18. As many as 21481 eligible voters would exercise their right to vote to elect new leadership of the bar. This year, for the first time in the bar’s history, the election board has ...

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  • LAHORE - The Lahore High Court yesterday suspended a notification issued by the federal government to transfer administrative control of five regulatory bodies to the ministries concerned, with directions to the attorney general of Pakistan to appear in person on the next hearing. The federal ...

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  • LAHORE - A man who was reportedly set free from the Sahiwal prison 12 days ago after serving out his 15-year imprisonment term had not reached home so far, his mother told the Lahore High Court yesterday. She burst into tears in the courtroom when the judge disposed of her contempt petition on the ...

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  • LAHORE - It was difficult to understand why he was doing it but one could gauge the pain that he was still going through while standing at the Charing Cross signal the site of tragic blast incident. The man was Naveed Khan, who runs a shwarma shop on The Mall. He was taking photos and making videos ...

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  • LAHORE: It was difficult to understand why he was doing it but one could gauge the pain that he was still going through while standing at the Charring Cross signal the site of tragic blast incident. The man was Naveed Khan, who runs a shwarma shop on The Mall. He was taking photos and making videos ...

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  • LAHORE - The Punjab government has declared an emergency in all city hospitals with doctors working round the clock for the treatment of injured victims of the Punjab Assembly blast. Ganga Ram Hospital faced the main influx of victims with eleven bodies and 60 injured shifted in within hours of the ...

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  • LAHORE - The Pakistan Awami Tehrik of Dr Tahirul Qadri has insistently been holding Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif, provincial law minister Rana Sanaullah responsible for the 14 deaths caused by police firing at the party secretariat more than two years ago. It ...

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  • Some things, I suppose, never change. An angered Afghan kills another. A Pakistani cricketer is caught spot-fixing. So what’s new? I suppose there was a depressing sense of the usual when the second secretary at the Afghan consulate in Karachi was gunned down by a security guard. The natural ...

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  • LAHORE - Pakistan Awami Tehreek yesterday received a serious legal blow as a local court dismissed its plea seeking trial of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif, Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah and eight other MNAs who the party has been consistently alleging are ...

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  • LAHORE - The Lahore High Court last week granted bail to Zafar Iqbal Gondal, former chairman of Employees of Old-Age Benefits Institutions (EOBI), after an FIA lawyer failed to justify prolonged custody of the suspect. Zafar, being former head of EOBI, has been facing charges of corruption and ...

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  • LAHORE -  The Qatari ambassador’s assertion that his government has nothing to do with the country’s former prime minister’s letters in Panama case will not, positively or negatively, affect any party in the case against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, say legal experts. They ...

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  • LAHORE - A clash erupted between lawyers’ groups at the Punjab Bar Council over the issue of election results yesterday. A group had disputed the legality of a notification of election results issued by Advocate General Punjab, alleging that it was fabricated. The dispute damaged the decorum ...

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  • LAHORE - Lawyers, it seems, are getting aggressive by the passage of time and want the judges to give them favourable decisions, regardless of the merit of their cases. For this purpose, they don’t hesitate even from pressuring courts, a trend which is bringing a bad name to the legal ...

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  • LAHORE - Speakers at a seminar have stressed revival of students’ unions for a true leadership “otherwise powerful but illiterate people would continue to rule the country”. The speakers at the seminar “The reasons of restoration of Students’ Unions”, held under ...

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  • LAHORE - The case regarding establishment of sub-campus of Bahauddin Zakaria University in the provincial capital remained as the most prominent case at the Lahore High Court during the last week. During the proceedings, it also transpired that provincial minister Zaeem Qadri was also allegedly ...

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  • LAHORE -  The Lahore High Court yesterday allowed a petition seeking inclusion of transgender community in the forms of population and housing census to be held in March this year. Chief Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah of the LHC passed the order on a petition moved by Waqar Ali, a transgender ...

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  • LAHORE - Finally, the new case management system has been introduced at the Lahore High Court and the district judiciary of Punjab. Today is the first day of the policy which will remain effective until April 8. Special benches, hearing of advanced cases by senior judges and three-month roster are ...

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  • LAHORE -  The claims of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan and Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif made in 2016 to sue each other remain unfulfilled in 2017 as no petition has so far been filed by anyone, The Nation has learnt reliably. Over two and a half months back, Punjab Chief ...

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  • LAHORE - Petition against contaminated milk and water was the main case during the last week. The Supreme Court (Lahore registry) expressed dismay over the poor performance of Punjab Food Authority, with directions to it to hold inspection of all dairies and water plants on a petition challenging ...

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  • LAHORE - The Supreme Court has issued notices to the firms playing havoc with the lives of citizens by selling toxic milk and water. In their reports, Pakistan Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (PCSIR), University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences and University of Agriculture ...

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