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DG FIA should accept he can’t stop human smuggling, says CJP

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar said on Thursday that the Director-General of FIA should accept that he can’t take steps to stop human smuggling in Pakistan. These comments were made by the chief justice during a hearing on the killing of 20 people in Turbat. Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar had taken…

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Watch: Sindh University hit with harassment complaints

Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar has taken notice of harassment of female students in Sindh University (Jamshoro) where, according to a victim, teachers harass female students for marks. The CJP has ordered registrar of the varsity to file a report on the issue. Watch this report…

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Every third woman is victim of torture: LHC CJ

LAHORE: Lahore High Court Chief Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah on Monday said that every third woman was a victim of torture in the province. Addressing inauguration of first Gender Based Violence Court here, he said, “We have to keep our mothers, sisters and daughters in mind to understand gender based violence cases.” He said,…

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Do not criticise if decision went against you: Chief Justice

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar said on Thursday that those who were criticising the judiciary should refrain from doing so if the decision did not go in their favour.¬† In his remarks, the Chief Justice said that all institutes deserved to be respected including judges and the apex court. “Do not criticise…

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NTS fee: SC provides relief to job aspirants

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court has ordered federal and provincial governments to file details of measures taken to provide relief to job aspirants. The Chief Justice of Pakistan took notice on an application of a university student stating that for each job vacancy they pay a fee which is too heavy for an unemployed person and…

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Justice Shahid Hameed takes oath as acting LHC CJ

LAHORE: Justice Shahid Hameed Dar on Monday took oath as acting chief justice of the Lahore High Court (LHC). Justice Muhammad Yawar Ali administered oath in ceremony held at the judges’ lounge of the court. LHC Chief Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah is on official visit to Hungary to participate in an International Justice Conference….

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CJ summons attorney-general after govt reaction over judges’ remarks

The rift between the federal government and judiciary created after Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N) leader Nehal Hashmi‚Äôs controversial speech seems to have deepened. On Friday, the attorney-general appeared in the chamber of Chief Justice Justice Mian Saqib Nisar. Justice Nisar has taken suo moto notice of the ‚Äėthreatening‚Äô speech of Hashmi. The judge…

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CJP takes notice of deaf girl’s rape in Nawabshah

ISLAMABAD: Justice Saqib Nisar has taken suo moto notice of the rape of a deaf minor girl in Nawabshah on Monday and ordered IG Sindh to submit a detailed report on the incident.¬† According to details, the Chief Justice of Pakistan took a suo moto notice from media reports regarding the rape of a 12-year-old…

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CJP takes notice of chopping off servant’s hand in Sheikhupura

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar Wednesday took notice of chopping off domestic servant’s hand by a lady employer in Sheikhupura. The notice was taken on media reports that a lady employer allegedly cut right hand of 13 years old domestic servant with fodder machine. Taking notice of the matter, the chief justice of Pakistan…

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CJP takes notice of cutting of green trees in Balochistan

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar took notice of cutting of trees for extension of road in Balochistan. The notice was taken on an application that a 10 kilometer Pishin-Yaroo Link Road, District Pishin, Balochistan is being widened that has caused threat to about 2200 green trees on both sides of the…

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Imran hastens to clarify statement after SC judge issues warning

NOWSHERA: PTI chairman Imran Khan clarified his statement on Friday, saying that he had earlier said that two judges from the five-member bench constituted to hear the Panama Leaks case, had declared Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif a liar.¬† Addressing a rally at Nowshera, the cricketer-turned-politician gave clarification regarding a statement by Justice¬†Ejaz Afzal Khan. The…

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Supreme Court sets up JIT to probe Panama Leaks

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Friday set up a six-member Joint Investigation Team (JIT) to launch¬† a probe into the Panama Leaks. The committee’s members include Amer Aziz (FIA), Bilal Rasool (SECP), Irfan Naeem Mangi (NAB), Brigadier Muhammad Nauman Saeed (ISI), Brigadier Kamran Khurshid (MI) and Wajid Zia (FIA). According to the apex court, Wajid…

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Do not politicize national institutions: info minister to political parties

ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Information Marriyum Aurangzeb has called on political parties to shun practice of dragging constitutional institutions into politics. In an interview, she said the attempts by opposition to resort to this undesirable pursuit in the backdrop of the Supreme Court‚Äôs verdict on Panama papers case had even compelled the Chief Justice…

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Chief Justice takes notice of Municipal lawlessness in Bani Gala

ISLAMABAD: The Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar has taken notice of Municipal lawlessness in Bani Gala, Islamabad.

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CJP takes notice of woman trafficking in Islamabad, Pindi

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan, Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, has taken notice of Women trafficking in Rawalpindi and Islamabad. The notice was taken on a news story published in a section of media under caption ‚ÄúWomen trafficking in twin cities goes on unchecked‚ÄĚ and a column ‚ÄúSub Gongay Kun Ho Gay‚ÄĚ narrating the story of…

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No restriction on Ayyan Ali to travel abroad, says CJ

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on Tuesday remarked that there is no restriction on model Ayyan Ali from traveling abroad. The Chief Justice made the remark while hearing the contempt of court plea filed by Ayyan Ali for not removing her name from the Exit Control List (ECL). The apex judge,…

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People express solidarity for #Tayyaba on twitter

By: Noman Naushad Lalani A few days ago Samaa highlighted an issue of immense brutality. Tayyaba was working at a session judge‚Äôs house, whose wife and daughter have been accused of torturing Tayyaba. This issue was taken up as a case of domestic violence. Samaa raised this issue and chief justice Islamabad, high court took…

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CJP takes notice of substandard cooking oil sale

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice Justice Mian Saqib Nisar has taken notice of alleged sale of substandard and adulterated cooking oil at Utility Stores Corporation of Pakistan. The notice was taken on application of Asif Nadeem Butt, President-Anjuman Tajran, Chowk Shaheedan, Mirpur, AJK, sent through Human Right Cell, Supreme Court of Pakistan. He also supported his allegations…

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Justice Mian Saqib Nisar to take oath as CJP on Saturday

ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court‚Äôs Chief Justice designate Mian Saqib Nisar will take oath on Saturday (tomorrow). Justice Mian Saqib Nisar will be the 25th head of the Supreme Court with effect from Dec 31 as the incumbent CJP Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali will retire on December 30 after serving for 15 months. The oath taking ceremony…

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Full court reference held for outgoing Chief Justice

ISLAMABAD: A full court reference in honour of outgoing Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Anwar Zaheer Jamali was held here on Thursday, who will retire on December 31 after serving the apex court for more than a decade as judge as well as Chief Justice. The reference was held in Court Room No 1 where…

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Courts completely independent, not under any pressure: CJ

LAHORE: Chief Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali has said that courts are completely independent at every level and they are not under any kind of pressure. Addressing the concluding ceremony in connection with sesquicentennial celebrations of the Lahore High Court (LHC) here on Saturday, he said that the judicial system did not meant for making decisions…

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