LAHORE- Lahore High Court chief justice Ejaz Ahmad Chaudhry has said that judges should provide justice on equal basis at all cost without any fear and greed. He said that their friendship and relationship should not become hurdle in the way of protecting rights of poor and downtrodden people. He was addressing the lawyers and judicial officers after laying the foundation stone of Punjab Judicial Academy at Kala Shah Kaku today. Chief Justice said that judges should not fear from the people but only from Almighty Allah as they will be accountable on the Day of Judgment. He said that the court has to award sentence to the accused on the basis of concrete evidence. He said that it is a matter of ponder that why a large number of people escape from punishment. There should be a conference at provincial and federal level in this regard and the reasons should be ascertained, he added. He said that the foreign countries pay special attention to these matters but we did not care for it. While appreciating the services of Punjab Judicial Academy, Ejaz Ahmad Chaudhry said that besides awareness regarding law matters, special attention is also paid to the character building of the participants. He said that besides judicial officers, public prosecutors and superintendents of prisons are being imparted training in judicial academy whereas investigation officers and administrative officers would get training in Kala Shah Kaku academy. Chief Justice said that at present federal judicial academy and academies in other three provinces are rendering valuable services whereas judicial academy would soon be set up in Balochistan. He said that federal judicial academy has been made center of excellence and now Punjab judicial academy will also be made center of excellence. Director General of the Academy, Justice Retd. Tanvir Ahmad Khan informed that 50 acres of land has been acquired with the assistance of Punjab government. He said that boundary wall has been completed whereas residences, health facilities, mosque, gymnasium and playgrounds would also be provided to the under training judicial officers. Notice to PIA: Justice Nasir Saed Sheikh of the Lahore High Court on Wednesday issued notice to the PIA authorities on a petition filed alleging that the women employees in the national airline are subject to harassment and other ploys at the hand of their superiors. The petition has been filed by one lady pilot, Captain Riffat inter alia contending that the lady pilots in the department are subject to sexual harassment by their bosses whererof they are passing through many difficulties both in terms of profession and mental agony. The petitioner says that the lady pilots are victimised and faced assorted hurdles by their superiors in case they do not concede to the illegitimate demands from them. The petitioner has prayed to the court for coming to their rescue as she had previously raised the issue before the Women Development Standing Committee which did not give any relief while not lending due importance to the issue. The court while issuing notice to the respondent put off hearing of the case for one week. Entrance test: The Lahore High Court has been moved through a constitutional petition to seek reform in the entrance test system introduced by the Government of Punjab for admission to the medical colleges. Muhammad Azhar Siddique through his petition has assailed the system contending that it amount to violation of the constitutional right of the students as their 12 years educational worth is tested through a three-hour test which demanded higher percentage of marks for qualification than their academic examination. The petitioner has prayed to the court for a direction to the government to introduce rudimentary changes in the system of entrance test and cutting down pass percentage therein to 30 and the percentage of the FSc to 70.