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LHCBA has misgivings over proposed amendment in LPBCA 1973

LAHORE, (TLTP): Days after government proposed amendment in Legal Practitioners and Bar Councils Act (LPBCA) 1973 for cancelation of a lawyer licence for life in case of rowdyism or cheating, fraud, forgery, false affidavits or deliberate concealment of facts during adjudications, legal fraternity raised eyebrows saying all the bar associations are competent to deal with […]

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21 VPs move IHC for ZTBL BoD completion

ISLAMABAD, (TLTP): While challenging their relegation before Islamabad High Court on Saturday over 21 vice presidents of the country’s largest agriculture sector financial institution Zarai Taraqi Bank Limited (ZTBL) urged the court to issue directives to the federal government to fill slots of Board of Directors so that affairs of the Bank are not left […]

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Pro bono lawyer urges SC to declare national health emergency

Khudayar Mohla – ISLAMABAD, (TLTP): While urging the top court to declare a national health emergency across the country and forming an independent committee of experts for overseeing government plan of action to counter COVID-19, a young pro bono lawyer requested the top court to club his petition with recently taken suo motu notice over […]

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Aamir Khan’s goodwill gesture ‘raises eyebrow’

Mohsin Ali, Sports Editor – ISLAMABAD, (TLTP): Rather than appreciating the goodwill gesture shown by the former boxing champion Amir Khan, who sent relief goods worth millions of rupees for their onward distribution among the poor amid COVID-19 spread, Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) Deputy Director General (Facilities), Shahid Islam served an explanation letter on PSB […]

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Engro Corporation, Dawood Hercules Group pledge Rs1bn to combat COVID-19

KARACHI, (TLTP): For the fight against COVID-19 in Pakistan, Hussain Dawood on behalf of Engro, Dawood Hercules and his family Thursday pledged a contribution in services, kind and cash of one billion rupees for the short, medium and long-term. Chairman Engro Corporation and Dawood Hercules, Hussain Dawood said, “We are committed to helping solve some […]

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Bar member Tariq Sharif calls for inquiry into prisoner escape from Sahiwal jail

ARIFWALA, (TLTP): Expressing grave concern over escape of assassin of former president Depalpur Tehsil Bar Association Mian Amjad Wattoo from Central Jail Sahiwal on Thursday, senior lawyer of Arifwala Tariq Sharif urged for judicial inquiry into the matter. In November last, Advocate Mian Amjad Wattoo had been reported to present at his home at Depalpur […]

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Dr Naseem visits Capital Bar Association today

ISLAMABAD, (TLTP): Federal Minister for Law Dr. Farogh Naseem is paying a visit to District Bar in response to invitation of District Bar Association (DBA) where he is scheduled to address lawyers of the Capital Bar at noon. Recently elected President of the DBA Zafar Khokhar has extended invitation to Dr.Farogh Naseem and finalized the […]

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GD Pakistan stresses Media sensitization on child sexual abuse reporting

Khudayar Mohla – ISLAMABAD, (TLTP): Underscoring dire need for media professionals’ sensitization on juvenile reporting, legal consultant of the Group Development (GD) Pakistan – an organization working for the rights of the child in the country – Advocate Sharafat A Chaudhry Sunday said that child-sensitive reporting is mandatory for the sake of child rights protection […]