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SC moved for free of cost Covid-19 testing facility to 10,000 people daily

Khudayar Mohla – ISLAMABAD, (TLTP): While alleging that there are insufficient institutional arrangements to test symptoms of Covid-19 in Islamabad airport on Saturday, petitioners sought Supreme Court directives for expansion of the pandemic testing capacity to 10,000 people daily to ensure free testing of the virus in public and private hospitals across the country. Invoking […]

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CJP administers oath to Justice Naqvi as SC judge on Monday

Khudayar Mohla – Islamabad, (TLTP) : Chief Justice Gulzar Ahmed will administer oath of the office to Justice Sayyed Mazhar Ali Akbar Naqvi, as Judge of the top court on Monday. Spokesperson Shahid Hussain Kamboyo said in a statement on Saturday that oath ceremony will take place in Ceremonial Hall Supreme Court Islamabad before commencing […]

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SC Orders to Fix Musharraf Plea Against Registrar Objections

Islamabad, (TLTP): Finally the Supreme Court has decided to take up plea of former army chief and President Pervez Musharraf against the objection of top court’s Registrar Office which expressed inability to entertain appeal against Special Court verdict against Musharraf in high treason case. In December 2019, a SC-constituted special bench had awarded death sentence […]

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AGP Recuses Himself from Representing Govt In Justice Isa Case

Islamabad, (TLTP): Newly appointed Attorney General of Pakistan Khalid Jawed Khan on Monday recused himself from representing the government in the presidential reference against Justice Qazi Faez Isa, citing a conflict of interest. “The government has recommended the name of Additional Attorney General Aamir Rehman to represent it in the Supreme Court,” he said. “I […]

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Willy Sheikh Gets SC to back him

By Swair Akram — Islamabad, Jan 28 (TLTP): Proving himself a seasoned politician, Federal Minister for Railways Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad got the Supreme Court to summon Federal Minister for Planning and Development on the next hearing for he was not approving the Railways development plans. Sheikh appeared before the Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Gulzar […]

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Raja Sworn in as New CEC

By Swair Akram — Muhammad Sikander Sultan Raja took oath as the new chief election commissioner (CEC) on Monday. Chief Justice of Pakistan Gulzar Ahmed administered the oath at principal seat Supreme Court Islamabad. Raja is the consensus candidate of the government and opposition. There had been a parliamentary deadlock over the nomination that had […]

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Supreme Court Hears 13 Year Old Property Case

By Khalid Hussain — It has taken the Supreme Court nearly 13 years to start hearing a property dispute involving a rich and connected party and an ordinary citizen from Karachi but there is no clarity whether the next hearing would take place in 10 days as ordered or another decade might pass before it […]

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SC Asks Provinces to Submit Land Record Laws

By Khalid Hussain — Hearing a review petition challenging the judgement of the supreme court in a suo moto case last year that has resulted in suspension of mutations in the province of Balochistan, a three member bench today ordered the federal capital and all provinces to submit their land record laws on the next […]