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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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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 […]

Custom Authorities Hampering Pak-Afghan Trade

ISLAMABAD – Hearing a case of arbitrary export container clearance by custom officials to Afghanistan, a three-member bench of the supreme court questioned under what law has the export of cane sugar containers was been stopped. A deputy director of customs submitted that the cane sugar being exported to Afghanistan was sub-standard. This prompted Justice […]

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ARU Legal Standing Challenged in SC

By Khalid Hussain — The full court of the Supreme Court (SC) hearing the constitutional petition by Justice Qazi Faez Isa appeared to go along in brooding acquiescence to the legal bombardment that appears to have shredded the government case to smithereens. Former Chairman Senate Raza Rabbani and Former Judge and past president of the […]

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MoD Defies SC Production Orders

By Khalid Hussain- A three member Bench of the Supreme Court (SC) exercises judicial restratint as the Ministry of Defense (MoD) defies Supreme Court orders for the production of Advocate Supreme Court of Pakistan Colonel (Retired) Inam-ur-Rahiem. Earlier, a three member Bench led by Justice Mushir Alam and joined by Justices Mazhar Alam Khan Miankhel […]

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SC larger bench recommends constitution of full court in Justice Isa’ pleas

Khudayar Mohla – A seven-member larger bench of the top court on Tuesday decided to send the matter of forming a new bench to hear the presidential reference against Justice Qazi Faez Isa to the Chief Justice whereas expressing their inability to hear pleas, seeking dismissal of presidential reference against sitting judge of the Supreme […]

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SC to make e-Court system functional on May 27

Khudayar Mohla – Top court will start e-Court system for the first time in the judicial history of Pakistan from next Monday (May 27) as a three-member bench of the Chief Justice Asif Saeed Khan Khosa will hear arguments of lawyers of Karachi branch registry through video link facility while sitting in court room -1 […]