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SC hears rape and murder cases of Zainab, 8 others

NEWS DESK: A special bench of the Supreme Court heard the rape and murder cases of Zainab and at least eight other children at the registry in Lahore on Sunday. The three-judge bench was headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar who presided over the hearing of the suo motu notice. During the…

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AD Khawaja gets green signal from Supreme Court

ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court of Pakistan (SC) Thursday decreed to uphold the ruling of Sindh High Court in favour of Inspector General of Sindh police AD Khawaja. The apex court in its ruling have stayed the federal government from taking up steps in connection with the appointment of Sindh IG. Khawaja will continue to perform as…

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Big order of Supreme Court on packaged milk of all brands

KARACHI: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar Saturday ordered the authorities to recall packaged milk of all brands from the markets of Karachi for testing purpose. Hearing a suo motu case at the Karachi Registry regarding sale of substandard packaged milk, he ordered the relevant authorities to conduct laboratory tests of packaged milk…

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SC dissolves PMDC, formulates interim setup

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) Friday dissolved the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) and constituted an interim committee headed by former Supreme Court Judge Justice Shakirullah Jan. A three-member bench headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar while issuing short order remarked that the committee would run the affairs of the council until the…

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New breed of billboard appears in Karachi

Supreme Court of Pakistan slapped a ban on billboards to be fixed on Karachi roads. However, the large adverts have surfaced in altogether new way in the mega city in defiance of the apex court’s order. Know more from Aneeb Azam as to what is happening in Karachi.

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CJP takes suo moto of blockade of roads for VVIPs

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar Monday took notice of blockade of public roads for movement of VVIPs all over the country. According to a press release here Chief Justice while taking suo moto has also called reports from authorities concerned. The chief justice also took suo moto notice on conditionsof Government Hospitals…

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SC bars admissions in private medical colleges across Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court has barred all unregistered medical colleges across Pakistan from admitting students. Owners of the institutions have been ordered to provide details of their bank accounts. The unregistered medical colleges have been warned of serious consequences if they fail to comply with the apex court orders. The orders were issued by a…

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Chief Justice to hear case pertaining to environmental pollution

ISLAMABAD: A four member bench, headed by the Chief Justice of Pakistan Mr. Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, and comprising other three judges will hear a case pertaining to environmental pollution on Saturday. Names of the other judges who will also be part of the bench are Mr. Justice Umar Ata Bandial, Mr. Justice Faisal Arab and…

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I wouldn’t have spared Sharifs even after being disqualified: Imran Khan

TANDO MUHAMMAD KHAN: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman, Imran Khan, during his four-day visit to Sindh, addressed a large public meeting in Tando Muhammad Khan on Friday, reiterating that he will continue his struggle against corruption elements to put the country on the path of prosperity, Samaa reported. “I wouldn’t have spared Nawaz Sharif even if I…

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PTI being funded by Jews and Hindus, claims Marriyum

ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb has alleged that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) ‘is being funded by Jews and Hindus’. “The matter of PTI’s funding by Jews and Hindus has been referred to Election Commission today. The commission has yet to investigate this case about PTI whose leader stages sit-ins with the…

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Imran Khan moving ahead as future PM: Sheikh Rashid

RAWALPINDI: Awami Muslim League (AML) chief Sheikh Rashid Ahmed, while reacting to Supreme Court’s decision in case against Imran Khan and Jahangir Tareen, vowed to continue his struggle against corrupt elements of the politics. “Thanks God! Supreme Court has cleared Imran Khan after one year of struggle… Today, a new zeal and enthusiasm has emerged…

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Imran Khan accepts SC decision, but vows to go for review

KARACHI: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan said he accepts Supreme Court’s decision against his party leader Jahangir Tareen; however, he deplored Tareen’s disqualification, calling him ‘Pakistan’s highest tax-paying politician’. “Thanked God for being cleared in this fake case filed by a drug dealer,” Khan said while speaking to reporters in Karachi. “Money launderer Nawaz…

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Tareen reacts to Supreme Court’s decision

ISLAMABAD: Secretary General of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, Jahangir Khan Tareen, reacted to Supreme Court’s decision to disqualify him for life as MNA. “Accusations Rejected by SC 1) Misuse of authority, loan write off 2) Insider Trading 3) Misdeclared Agri income 4) London Property Full money trail accepted not hidden, declared in children’s assets since 2011. And…

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Imran Khan remains safe, Tareen disqualified by apex court

LIVE UPDATES 16: 23 pm: Qatari letter is a fraud, says Imran 16: 22 pm: Sharif family does not have any evidence to make their case, all they can show to the world is the Qatari letter, says Imran 16: 21 pm: I was investigated and I’m grateful everything related to me came to the…

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FLASHBACK: Here’s what Imran had said about his possible disqualification

ISLAMABAD: PTI chief Imran Khan has said multiple times in the past on several forums that he would resign from politics if he was disqualified by the apex court. Also read: LIVE UPDATES: SC to announce Imran, Tareen disqualification case soon In one of his speeches, Imran even said that if he was disqualified he…

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SHOCKING: Report finds 12,000 Sindh Police officers involved in crimes

KARACHI: A report submitted by the Inspector-General of Sindh at the Supreme Court of Pakistan contained details of 12,000 police officers involved in corruption, Samaa reported on Tuesday.  The Supreme Court of Pakistan was conducting a hearing pertaining to the illegal activities and the complicity of Sindh police officers in it. Inspector-General Allah Dino Khawaja…

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SC adjourns hearing of Hudaibiya Paper Mills case

ISLAMABAD: A three-member bench of the Supreme Court Tuesday adjourned the hearing of Hudaibiya Paper Mills case till tomorrow. During the today’s proceedings, the bench listened to NAB’s contention on associating the case with Panama Papers case. Deputy NAB Prosecutor Irfanul Haq told that court that JIT had proposed reopening of the Hudaibiya Paper Mills…

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Supreme Court decrees in Orange Train’s favor

ISLAMABAD: Granting conditional approval to the Punjab government, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of multi-billion Orange Line Metro Train (OLMT) project setting aside the verdict of Lahore High Court (LHC). The apex court allowed the provincial government to go ahead with the train project provided it fulfills 31 conditions including ensuring the safety of…

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Water pollution case: Murad Ali Shah, Mustafa Kamal appear in SC

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah and former Karachi mayor Mustafa Kamal appeared before three-member Supreme Court bench that resumed hearing of a case pertaining to air and water pollution. Chief Justice of Pakistan Saqib Nisar is heading the bench hearing a plea filed by Advocate Shahab Usto last year concerning provision of clean…

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Indian SC to begin final hearing of Babri Masjid case today

NEW DELHI: Just a day ahead of the 25th anniversary of the Babri Masjid demolition in Ayodhya on December 1992, the Supreme Court of India is set to begin final hearing in the Babri Masjid-Ram temple dispute case. A special bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice Ashok Bhushan and Justice S Abdul Nazeer will…

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Who is behind ‘Tanker Mafia’ in Karachi, asks Supreme Court

KARACHI: The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Monday expressed anger at the failure of authorities in identifying the ‘Tanker Mafia’ responsible for the water crisis in the city. The bench raised the issue during a hearing pertaining to the ban on construction of multi-storied buildings in the city. Proceedings of the case were being conducted…

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