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ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 3rd Apr, 2018 ):The Islamabad High Court (IHC) Tuesday summoned Attorney General for Pakistan (AGP) to assist in a case regarding blockage of Computerized National Identity Cards (CNICs) of several citizens by the National Database Regulatory ...
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ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court disposed on Wednesday the contempt of court petition against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairperson Imran Khan. Senior lawyer Naseer Ahmed Kiyani had filed the petition against Imran, accusing the PTI chief of making derogatory remarks against former chief justice of ...
ISLAMABAD: The indictment of three co-accused persons in a supplementary reference against Senator Ishaq Dar was once again deferred on Tuesday, as the legal counsel for one of the accused, Syed Mansoor Raza Rizvi, allegedly misbehaved with the accountability court judge and exchanged harsh ...
PESHAWAR: The legal fraternity in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Monday observed a strike across the province to protest the killing of a lawyer in Swabi district. The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Bar Council had given the call to protest the killing of Zainullah advocate in Swabi. According to reports, some unidentified ...
At this, Shah threw his power of attorney at the judge's table and said he was representing Rizvi. "You are acting in contempt [of court]," the judge shot back, asking the lawyer to remain calm while talking. "You will send me to the jail, [feel free to] send me," the IHCBA office-bearer said, before taking his ...

In a supplementary reference filed recently, NAB named National Bank of Pakistan President Saeed Ahmed, Naeem Mehmood and Mansoor Rizvi as co-accused. The latter two have been identified as directors of one of Dar's companies. All three are accused of aiding Dar in opening fictitious bank ...
PESHAWAR: A senior lawyer has requested Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar through a letter to visit the Supreme Court's Peshawar Registry Branch because ... Muhammad Khurshid, who is a former deputy attorney general of Pakistan, submitted that the people of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa were also deprived of ...
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She said that the church provides sanctuary to such people, especially if “there was a circumstance where deportation would mean splitting of a family”. Talking to Geo News, Saheeda said immigration had told her to go back to Pakistan, but she came to the church instead. “I cannot go there [Pakistan].
A jury in Fresno, Calif., has ordered Pakistani American heart surgeon Dr. Pervaiz Chaudhry to pay tens of millions of dollars to the family of the man he left in a coma six years ago following heart surgery. Chaudhry, who is currently in Pakistan where he has family, conducted heart surgery in 2012 on then ...
Sources had said on Saturday that the Ministry of Defence on Saturday had refused to provide security to Musharraf upon his return to Pakistan. According to a letter sent to Musharraf's lawyer, a copy of which is available with Geo News, the "provision of security under the subject case does not fall under ...
ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) - The Supreme Court on Monday adjourned the indictment proceeding of former PML-N senator Nehal Hashmi for one day while seeking the help of senior lawyers in deciding about his punishment. During the hearing of contempt of court case against Hashmi, he once again ...
Lawyers for the Pulse nightclub shooter's widow said Monday that the government has revealed that his father had been an FBI informant for 11 years before ... Seddique Mateen, had been sending money to Afghanistan and Turkey, possibly to fund violent insurrection against the government of Pakistan.
Defamation suit: Imran using delaying tactics, says Shehbaz's lawyer ... LAHORE: Counsel for Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Saturday told a sessions court that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan is using delaying ... Imran's lawyer Babar Awan continues to be a no-show in the case.
A year later, Bibi was sentenced to death under Pakistan's controversial blasphemy law despite strong opposition from national and international human rights groups. Blasphemy laws in Pakistan, where 97 percent of the population is Muslim, were introduced by the military dictator General Zia-ul-Haq in ...
Bibi's case illustrates how blasphemy laws are used to persecute the weakest of the weak among Pakistan's religious minorities. ... In 2014, Rashid Rehman, a distinguished human rights lawyer brave enough to represent those most vulnerable to blasphemy charges -- women and children of religious ...

The lawyers' body stated in the petition that the chief minister in his address to the gathering of the PHCBA had announced a special grant of Rs10 ... and general secretaries to the respondent, chief minister, but no response was received from the government side,” the lawyer body claimed in the petition.
Singers pay tribute to the late Asma Jahangir, a respected Pakistani human rights lawyer. (ucanews.com photo) ... Choir members and musicians gave emotional performances dedicated to Pakistan human rights advocate Asma Jahangir, who passed away this month. Songs and poetic tributes punctuated ...
Nisar has said one reason Pakistan isn't a superpower is that Pakistani gardeners take way more smoking breaks than their Chinese counterparts. ... (All three men are from the governing Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz, or PML-N.) And so Nisar goes around exhorting fellow judges, lawyers and citizens at ...
An appellate court in Pakistan on Tuesday suspended the three-year jail terms handed down to 25 suspects over the lynching of a university student who was falsely accused of blasphemy, a lawyer said. Mohammad Mashal Khan, 23, was killed by a mob on his university campus in Mardan in April 2016 ...
Amjad Malik, the solicitor advocate of the Supreme Court of England and Wales, attended as an observer-counsel the proceedings in the National Accountability Bureau's (NAB) case against Sharif involving Robert Radley at the Pakistan High Commission last week. Barrister Fahad Hashmi was also part of ...
According to SSP Investigation Mubasher Mekan, the deceased lawyers have been identified as Rana Ishtiaq and Owais. The armed person, Kashif Rajput, opened fire at Ishtiaq — who is his cousin — over a family dispute, the official added. Subsequently, Owais, also came under fire and was left injured.
We're going to remember the human rights lawyer and activist who's been called Pakistan's bravest citizen. That was the headline of Asma Jahangir's obituary, written by Pakistani journalist Ahmed Rashid. Jahangir died ... Second, we will not accept jerks on the bench to intimidate women lawyers. GROSS: ...
News of the death of Asma Jahangir today is echoing within her native Pakistan and across the world. She was a tireless advocate for inalienable rights of all people and for equality - whether in her capacity as a Pakistani lawyer in the domestic justice system, as a global civil society activist, or as a Special ...
THE chief justice of Pakistan, Saqib Nisar, peers through a pair of gold-rimmed spectacles at the ingredients list on a packet of powdered milk, shakes his head in sadness and then shoos 20 lawyers for the ... The court is cramping the space for democracy, argues Babar Sattar, a lawyer and columnist.
The all-important book was a guide for female lawyers, authored by the lawyer himself, and alternated between recipes for bhuna ghosht and warnings about the ... The legal profession in Pakistan continues to be a hostile and unwelcoming environment for women, with little progress over the years.
ISLAMABAD: Faisal Siddiqui, who is the counsel of Naqeebullah's father, said on Wednesday that the Supreme Court's order regarding the formation joint investigation team (JIT) to probe case did not mention any time frame. While speaking to Geo News outside the apex court, he remarked that the "court's ...
Indian billionaire jeweler Nirav Modi, one of the prime accused in the country's largest ever bank fraud, denies allegations leveled against him by Punjab National Bank (PNB), his lawyer said on Tuesday. “There is nothing, there is nothing in it,” Vijay Aggarwal, a lawyer representing Modi, told Reuters, ...
LAHORE: A lawyer has filed an application with the Gulberg Police Station seeking the registration of a case under Section 295-A against the participants of prominent human rights lawyer Asma Jahangir's funeral, Pakistan Today has learnt. After Asma Jahangir's abrupt death due to a cardiac arrest, many ...
According to SSP Investigation Mubasher Mekan, the deceased lawyers have been identified as Rana Ishtiaq and Owais. The armed person, Kashif Rajput, opened fire at Ishtiaq — who is his cousin — over a family dispute, the official added. Subsequently, Owais, also came under fire and was left injured.
The Pakistan government will have to issue another notification to formally ban the JuD and FIF despite the amendment of the Anti-Terrorism Act to list groups sanctioned by the UN Security Council, attorney general Ashtar Ausaf Ali has said. After the president issued an ordinance on February 9 to amend ...
She was branded a traitor to Islam and her homeland, accused of blasphemy, attacked by angry mobs and thrown into prison. A US intelligence reported leaked in 2012 suggested she survived an assassination attempt by Pakistan's security forces. She was hailed as a courageous crusader, awarded ...
We're going to remember the human rights lawyer and activist who's been called Pakistan's bravest citizen. That was the headline of Asma Jahangir's obituary, written by Pakistani journalist Ahmed Rashid. Jahangir died ... Second, we will not accept jerks on the bench to intimidate women lawyers. GROSS: ...
News of the death of Asma Jahangir today is echoing within her native Pakistan and across the world. She was a tireless advocate for inalienable rights of all people and for equality - whether in her capacity as a Pakistani lawyer in the domestic justice system, as a global civil society activist, or as a Special ...
Rasheed, an ally of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), had petitioned the apex court over alleged corruption in the award of a contract for the import of liquefied ... The petition was filed through senior lawyer Barrister Sardar Latif Khosa and requested the apex court to order NAB to take action against Abbasi.
JAMMU, Feb 12: On the call of the J&K High Court Bar Association, Jammu, the lawyers abstained from judicial work today to protest the terrorist attack on ... The lawyers took out procession in the court premises raising slogans against Pakistan and the anti national forces responsible for the attack.
According to Muhammed Shahid Masood Qazi, a prominent Pakistani lawyer and political analyst, none of the usual geopolitical suspects account for the absence of Jerusalem-Islamabad ties, especially when considering that Pakistan maintains relations, albeit strained ones, with New Delhi despite their ...
KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) leader Barrister Farrogh Naseem said on Monday that there is no legal value of the ... Sattar from his duties as convener," Naseem said, adding that: "Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui has submitted a resolution to the ECP [Election Commission of Pakistan] ...
During the hearing, noted lawyer and human rights advocate, Asma Jahangir, who passed away this Sunday, had appeared before the bench and represented Pakistan Tehreek-Insaf's disqualified lawmaker Rai Hasan Nawaz. When Asma claimed that Parliament is not a free and independent body, the ...
Asma Jahangir, one of Pakistan's most prominent right activists and lawyers, died on Sunday of a heart attack in the eastern city of Lahore at the age of 66, ... She was a tireless advocate for inalienable rights of all people and for equality - whether in her capacity as a Pakistani lawyer in the domestic justice ...
11 (IANS): Renowned Pakistani human rights activist and lawyer Asma Jahangir passed away here on Sunday. She was 66. ... President Mamnoon Hussain, Chief Justice of Pakistan Saqib Nisar along with other politicians, lawyers and journalists have expressed grief over Jahangir's death. Punjab Chief ...
Until now, only the dollar was allowed for international trade by Pakistan's foreign exchange regime, and extending the same incentives to the yuan will take three years to implement. Justifying the practicality of using the Chinese currency, Pakistani economic analyst and former government adviser on ...
ISLAMABAD: The law ministry has appointed a favoured lawyer as the chief legal adviser (CLA) of the Capital Development Authority (CDA), just a few months before the term of the Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) led federal government expires, according to a report by a private media outlet.
That is why we are at the receiving end of the degrading remarks of the US attorney general as well as the US president. Nevertheless, looking at the positive side, it is probably the best time to not be as dependent on the US as we were in the past. Trump has also ended up benefiting Pakistan – thanks to ...
FILE - In this April 19, 2009, file photo, Pakistan's pro-Taliban cleric Sufi Mohammad leaves after addressing his supporters in Mingora, Pakistan. Pakistani prison authorities and a lawyer said the radical, anti-U.S. cleric imprisoned since 2009, left the jail Monday night, Jan. 15, 2018, in Peshawar after a ...
Islamabad, Pakistan – Pakistani authorities have released on bail prominent militia commander and scholar, Sufi Muhammad, known as the father of the Taliban in the Swat Valley, on health grounds, his lawyer says. Muhammad, 93, was imprisoned in the northwestern city of Peshawar in 2009 and ...
ISLAMABAD: With the prosecutors in the references against the Sharif family producing their remaining witnesses in the Accountability Court, the counsels for Nawaz Sharif and other members of the ruling family are seriously evaluating the option to produce their own witnesses to get the allegations ...
PESHAWAR, Pakistan -- A Pakistani court has ordered the release of a radical anti-U.S. cleric who went to Afghanistan with thousands of volunteers to help the Taliban fight against Americans after the 2001 U.S.-led invasion, a defense lawyer said Tuesday. The development comes amid rising ...
"No court that can try a dictator has ever come into existence in Pakistan," ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif, himself sent packing by the Supreme Court, complained to a group of lawyers gathered at Punjab House, Islamabad on Tuesday. Claiming that he had been "persecuted" over the years and ...


 

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