FIDA HUSSNAIN

  • TLAHORE - Unesco’s World Heritage Committee (WHC) has put Shalimar Gardens on the List of World Heritage in Danger and asked Pakistan to take measures to protect the heritage site, The Nation learnt on Thursday. Announcing its draft decision of the 41st session, which took place last year in ...

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  • TLAHORE: Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar on Monday sought recommendations of a committee made to provide free Computerized National Identity Card (CNICs) to transgender within seven-day time, making it clear that teasing transgender would not be tolerated. The top judge held court first ...

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  • TLAHORE - The Supreme Court of Pakistan Thursday withdrew its interim order wherein former president (r) General Pervez Musharraf was allowed to submit nomination papers to contest upcoming general election, after he failed to turn up before the court. A four-member bench headed by Chief Justice ...

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  • TThe Supreme Court of Pakistan Thursday withdrew its interim order wherein former president (retired) General Pervez Musharraf was allowed to submit nomination papers to contest upcoming general election, after he failed to turn before the court. A four-member bench headed by Chief ...

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  • TLAHORE  - The Supreme Court Wednesday rebuked former military dictator Pervez Musharraf for continuously absconding court hearings and ordered him to return Pakistan by today. The former general-president was warned that he could be allowed to contest the general elections only if he appears ...

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  • TLAHORE - Federal Investigation Agency Director General Bashir Ahmed Memon Tuesday told the Supreme Court that Pakistanis had invested AED 4,240 billion in UAE and identified 635 properties owned by them. Bashir Ahmed Memon appeared before the three-member bench, headed by Chief Justice of ...

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  • TLAHORE - Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Saqib Nisar on Monday brokered a deal between Hamza Shehbaz of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and his alleged wife Ayesha Ahad Malik. The CJP directed both Hamza and Ayesha not to make conditions of their settlement public. Heading a three-member ...

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  • TLAHORE/ ISLAMABAD - Pakistanis received good and bad news on Monday, just a few days before Eidul Fitr. The Supreme Court stopped the Federal Board of Revenue and cellular companies from collecting withholding tax and other exorbitant charges on prepaid phone recharge. The same day, the caretaker ...

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  • TLahore  - The Supreme Court on Sunday gave a third one-month extension to Islamabad accountability court to conclude the graft cases against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his family members. A two-member bench led by Chief Justice of Pakistan heard the issue of allowing more time for ...

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  • TLAHORE - The Supreme Court on Sunday referred stab victim Khadija Siddiqui’s appeal against acquittal of her alleged attacker by Lahore High Court last week to Justice Asif Saeed Khosa-led bench. Then law student, Khadija was reportedly stabbed by his classmate Shah Hussain repeatedly in a ...

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  • TLAHORE: Justice Sayyed Mazahar Ali Akbar Naqvi of the Lahore High Court on Friday expressed serious concerns over non-submission of reply in petition against Pakistan (Amended) Seed Act 2015, warning that Plant Breeders Rights registry would be restrained from functioning if the parawise comments ...

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  • TLAHORE - The Supreme Court on Sunday suspended a Lahore High Court ruling ordering the revision of the nomination forms to be submitted by candidates for upcoming general elections. It also ordered the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to hold elections on time. The LHC on Friday had passed a ...

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  • TLAHORE - The country’s top judge on Sunday rejected Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif’s explanation regarding formation of 56 public sector companies and the process of appointments made in these entities. The court particularly questioned the CM about the heavy salaries, perks and ...

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  • TLAHORE   -  Admonishing the government for sweeping Asghar Khan case under the carpet, the Supreme Court has summoned a number of civilian heavyweights and former military big guns on June 6 to explain their position. The said case involves army’s direct interference in the ...

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  • TLAHORE - Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar Saturday accepted unconditional apology of two accused involved in taking out anti-judiciary rally in Kasur and hurling abuses at the judges. Nasir Khan and Jamil Khan appeared before the bench and appealed to the CJ to pardon them as they ...

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  • TLAHORE - In what can be called a reversal of the changes done by the parliament in nomination papers, the Lahore High Court has directed the Election Commission to put all mandatory information and declarations by the candidates [back] in the forms. All the political parties had joined hands ...

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  • TLAHORE - Though former bureaucrat Nasir Khosa has excused from taking oath as caretaker chief minister of Punjab, country’s top lawyers are divided over withdrawal of the nominee. Some lawyers say no legal bar is there if the PTI has withdrawn its nominee and others say it cannot ...

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  • TLAHORE - The Lahore High Court Wednesday came down hard on Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal for his “contemptuous statement, he gave in reaction to the remarks of Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar about his (minister’s) role in appointment of a woman teacher as vice chancellor of ...

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  • TLAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Wednesday came down hard upon interior minister Ahsan Iqbal for his “contemptuous statement, he gave in reaction to the remarks of Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar about his (minister) role in appointment of a woman teacher as vice chancellor of ...

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  • TLAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Tuesday record statements of three witnesses against six accused of PML-N including MNA Waseem Akhtar and MPA Naeem Safdar in a contempt petition against them for taking out a rally against the judiciary and using abusive language against judges of the superior ...

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  • TLAHORE: A writ petition has been moved to the Lahore High Court challenging appointment of additional advocate general Asma Hamid as Advocate General Punjab. Barrister Javed Iqbal Jafree has filed the petition, saying that Asma Hamid was appointed as principal law officer of Punjab in violation of ...

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  • TLAHORE - The Lahore High Court (LHC) has taken notice of tampering with court fee (e-stamp papers) and launched a division-wise programme to train its officers to deal with the issue. According to the documents available with The Nation, 23 cases have been registered against different suspects, ...

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  • TLAHORE  -  Punjab’s top law officer has resigned from his office as the tenure of the provincial government is concluding on May 31. Shakilur Rehman Khan, son of former SC Judge Khalilur Rehman Khan, served as advocate general Punjab for more than two years. He was appointed on the ...

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  • TLAHORE  -  As the next general elections are just two months away, some petitions have been filed in courts against the electoral system. Political leaders, workers and even teachers, who perform duties as presiding officers at polling stations, are among the movers. Political leaders are ...

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  • TLAHORE - The government is completing its tenure at the end of this month. Everybody is curious about the interim setup that will be responsible for holding the general elections of 2018. This is the phase of change. Perhaps, it is the reason that politicians are also struggling to join the parties ...

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  • TLAHORE - The country’s top lawyers say there is no option of a “national commission” as demanded by ousted premier Nawaz Sharif, though an inquiry commission could be formed regarding his statement on Mumbai attacks. The lawyers say there is no precedent of a national commission ...

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  • TLAHORE - The Lahore High Court (LHC) Tuesday directed the federal government to come up with details about the newly-passed Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2018, observing that the matter would be decided after going through the draft. Justice Shams Mahmood Mirza was hearing the ...

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  • TLahore - Petition against Chinese citizens purchasing land on lease under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor and having access to different economic zones in Pakistan, appointment of Punjab Secretary Law Abul Hassan Najmi and price hike during the upcoming holy month of Ramazan were important ...

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  • TLAHORE - Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader Yasmin Rashid’s no-confidence in an election tribunal hearing her petition against “29,000 unverified votes” in NA-120, black bucks hunting case and a petition against the recent increase in prices of petroleum products were highlights of ...

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  • TLAHORE - Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar Monday lamented the deteriorating condition of Pakistan Kidney and Liver Institute, questioning where the huge amount of Rs 20 billion had gone. The top judge also expressed concern over non-submission of reports regarding the heavy salaries ...

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