Chief Justice of Pakistan  Mian Saqib Nisar on Saturday promised to protect  ‘democracy’ in the country, observing that they would be answerable to the people if they failed to live up to their ...

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    LAHORE – Pir Hameedudin Sialvi who is spearheading the campaign against the government for its move to tone down the law about the finality of the prophet-hood on Saturday appeared to have changed his agenda when he called for the enforcement of Shariah in seven days. In case the government failed to meet the demand, he said while addressing a Khatme Nabowat Conference at front of Data ...

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    LAHORE – Pakistan Awami Tehreek Chairman Dr Tahirul Qadri has strongly refuted the general perception that opposition parties have joined hand against the PML-N government to stall the Senate elections due to be held in March. “Our only agenda is to get justice on Model Town killings. The Senate election was not discussed even for a single time during joint opposition’s ...

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  • SC bars universities from giving affiliation to new law colleges

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    LAHORE: A two-member bench of the Supreme Court on Saturday stopped all universities across the country from granting affiliation to new law colleges till further orders. The bench, headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, passed these orders while hearing a petition, filed by Pakistan Bar Council regarding mushroom growth of law colleges. As the proceedings began, Vice Chancellor Punjab ...

  • Mamnoon seeks revival of Urdu as medium of education across the country

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    KARACHI: President Mamnoon Hussain here on Saturday inaugurated the Urdu Bagh Complex, a project of Anjuman-e-Tarraqi-e-Urdu and registered his support for revival of "Urdu" as the main medium of education across the country. This, he said will not only pave way for uniformity in the standard of instruction available to the students, pertaining to different sections, but further enable local ...