LAHORE The Lahore High Court on Thursday issued notices to the Governor State Bank of Pakistan and the Federal Government on a petition which has been filed against the cancellation of large size currency notes of Rs 500 denominator. While admitting to regular hearing, the petition filed by Muhammad Azhar Siddique advocate, the court required the respondents to file reply to the petition by November 2 next. The petitioner has prayed for setting aside the government decision of cancelling the currency notes in question as he strongly believes that this move is based on malafide intent as the respondents by that means, would get chance to print more currency notes without caring for the foreign reserves. He has argued that the additional printing of notes to bound to increase inflation and in turn price hike of the items of daily use of the common man. The bench of Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed while admitting the petition to regular hearing, has remarked that it needs to be known what necessitated the State Bank to cancel the large size notes of Rs 500. Yellow Cabs: Justice Khalid Mahmood Khan of the Lahore High Court on Thursday directed the Punjab government to install fare meters with the vehicles being given under the Yellow Cab Scheme. A petition was filed by one Ahmad Azeem contending that Motor Vehicle Ordinance makes fixation of the fare meter with cabs necessary so that the quantum of fare proportionate to the distance could be determined. The lawyer for the Punjab Government, however, submitted that installing or otherwise fare meters with the cabs was the discretion of the administration. After hearing the parties, the court directed the government to put fare meters on the cabs and disposed of the petition in that terms.