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  • ISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court Monday turned down the plea of PM Nawaz Sharif’s son Hussain Nawaz against two members of the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) digging the ruling family’s assets abroad.  “We are not going to remove, change or eliminate anyone [JIT member] unless ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court of Pakistan has been approached on Saturday against the International Court of Justice (ICJ)’s order assuming its jurisdiction in case of Indian spy Kulbushan Sudhir Jadhav. According to ISPR’s press release issued on 10-04-2017, Jadhav was arrested on ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court has sought the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) foreign funding record from the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) and the Islamabad High Court (IHC) by May 30. In pursuant to the direction, an official of the ECP appeared before the three-member bench and said that ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Not only Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) but the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) also has a foreign company in the United Kingdom for the collection of funds from abroad. Representing Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Anwar Mansoor advocate argued this before the Supreme Court ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court has decided to hear on Monday an application of prime minister’s son Hussain Nawaz questioning neutrality of two members of Joint Investigation Team probing Panamagate case. Another member of the Sharif family has moved a complaint to the head of six-member JIT ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Tuesday contended that the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) could not reopen or review the case of its foreign funding but the Supreme Court could constitute a commission in this regard. Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar heading a ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the federal, all provincial and the Gilgit-Baltistan governments to file a report on the illegal sale of the kidney. A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar took up the suo moto case on the illegal sale of the kidney. The suo ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court Monday made it clear that obstruction from any department or individual to the Joint Investigation Team (JIT), digging into the foreign assets of ruling Sharif family. The observation was made by the three-member bench, formed to implement the Panama Papers majority ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  The government has told a Special Court that Gen (retd) Pervez Musharraf will be accorded a complete security that he availed as president of Pakistan if he would appear before the court in the high treason case. When a three-judge Special Court headed by Justice Yahya Afridi and ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - While acquitting a convicted man, the Supreme Court has observed that if a minor could not be sentenced for a crime, his testimony as a witness also could not be relied upon for hanging a person, under the Pakistan Penal Code (PPC). When a three-judge bench headed by Justice Asif Saeed ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Mashal Khan case may be shifted from the trial court in Mardan to some other court, as Chief Justice of Pakistan has noted that the law is available to transfer the case. “For ensuing fair trial the law is available to transfer the case from one place to another,” CJP Mian ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Special Court was requested to take measures for ensuring the attendance of former army chief General (Retd) Pervez Musharraf in the high treason case and complete the trial as directed by the top court. The prosecution team, headed by Akram Sheikh, on Wednesday filed a reply with ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The judges of superior courts should be provided with adequate security for their safety but no protocol vehicles should accompany their entourage, said a petition filed in the apex court on Tuesday. Anees Jillani, a lawyer of the Supreme Court, filed the petition under Article 184(3) ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Expressing concern over the rude behaviour of a feudal lord and his henchmen with the Sindh police, the Supreme Court yesterday asked the police why the main accused could not be arrested. A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar was hearing the suo motu ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Chief Justice of Pakistan has ordered for the establishment of special cells in the Supreme Court and High Courts for redressal of complaints of the overseas Pakistanis and also asked the chief justices of high courts to come up with concrete proposals to minimise delay in litigations. ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Thursday told the Supreme Court that the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has no jurisdiction to determine whether or not a party was receiving foreign funds from prohibited sources. When a three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Mian ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - An important meeting was held in the Attorney General of Pakistan’s office on Kulbhushan Jadhav’s fate in view of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) order. Sources shared with The Nation that the meeting was attended by foreign secretary, law secretary, JAG branch ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court may appoint the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) as judicial commission to determine whether the foreign funds received by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf are from prohibited sources or not. The chief justice asked the PTI counsel to file a reply whether to refer the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued a notice to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan on an application seeking a declaration of his (Imran) and his former wife Jemima Khan’s bank accounts of the year 2002-03 and the details about Niazi Services Limited. When a ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court on Monday said that no one should be declared dishonest and untruthful on the basis of mere assumptions. “We can’t buy assumptions and unless there is concrete evidence, no one should be declared dishonest and depraved,” Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court on Friday constituted a six-member Joint Investigation Team (JIT) to probe charges against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his two sons for establishing properties abroad. The JIT, to be headed by a top FIA official, has been set up in the light of the Supreme ...

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  • KABUL -  A former warlord branded the "Butcher of Kabul" made a triumphant return to the Afghan capital Thursday, met by uneasy residents two decades after leaving the city where he stands accused of killing thousands of people. Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, a former prime minister, has returned to ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  The Judicial Commission of Pakistan (JCP) on Thursday proposed to confirm six additional judges of the Lahore High Court, while turned down confirmation of another judge for a permanent posting. The six additional judges whose names have been confirmed for permanent appointments ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Wednesday took up petition for hearing seeking disqualification of Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan and General Secretary Jehangir Tareen. Presenting arguments before a three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, Akram ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  Justice Ejaz Afzal of the Supreme Court, who was on the bench that handed down the verdict in the Panama leaks case, has noted in his observations that if investigation agencies show reluctance to lay hands on bigwigs, the apex court should not be assumed to exercise a ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  The Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) has challenged various provisions of the Sindh Local Government Act, 2013, blaming the provincial government of usurping powers of local governments. The MQM as a party, MQM Convener Dr Farooq Sattar, district mayors of Karachi, ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court was informed on Thursday that the representatives of ISI, MI, FIA and Special Branch have been included in the Joint Investigation Team to probe murder of Mashal Khan. Mashal Khan, a 23-year-old student at the Abdul Wali Khan University, Mardan, was killed by an angry ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court on Wednesday sought record of pensioners from the Employees Old-Age Benefits Institution (EOBI). A three-member bench headed by Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed was hearing a suo motu regarding increase in the amount of pension for those registered with the EOBI. The court ...

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  • ISLAMABAD -  A PTI leader has made a request to the Supreme Judicial Council for initiating proceedings against National Accountability Bureau Chairman Qamar Zaman Chaudhry under Article 209 of the Constitution. He also called for removing the NAB chief as, according to him, Qamar acted in a ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court on Monday suspended the Peshawar High Court (PHC) and the Sindh High Court (SHC) orders that had directed the Census Commissioner to amend Form II to include Sikh, Kelash and other religions in the form in the second phase of the headcount exercise. A three-member SC ...

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