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  • PEMRA not received any order from SC to ban licensing of Indian Satellite TV channels, Senate told

    Islamabad: The Senate was informed Wednesday that Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority has not received any orders from Supreme Court of Pakistan regarding banning on licensing of Indian Satellite TV channels. Minister for Information and Broadcasting Qamar Zaman...

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  • Court: SC Registrar returns NAB’s chief reply in contempt case

    ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court Registrar Dr Faqir Hussain on Saturday returned back the reply of National Accountability Bureau NAB Chairman Admiral r Fasih Bokhari in the contempt of court case against him, terming it extraneous. The NAB Chairman...

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  • Court: SC orders NADRA to issue NICs to Overseas Pakistanis

    ISLAMABAD: Hearing a case pertaining to right to vote to overseas Pakistanis, the Supreme Court on Thursday directed the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) to issue National Identity Cards to Overseas Pakistanis’ eligible voters. A three-member bench...

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  • Malik terms SC verdict on Qadri’s petition as historic judgment

    Islamabad: Interior Minister Rehman Malik has termed the Supreme Court’s decision on the Tahirul Qadri’s petition as historic judgment. He said that government has always honored the all judgment of the apex court. Talking to media in...

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  • SC directs Sindh EC to ensure verification of voter lists in army’s presence

    ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the Sindh Election Commissioner EC to address the grievances of individuals about door to door verification of their votes in the presence of armed forces in Karachi and submit the...

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  • SC dismiss Dr Qadri’s Petition

    ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed a petition filed by Tehrek-e- Minhajul Quran (TMQ) chief Dr Tahirul Qadri seeking reconstitution of Election Commission of Pakistan. A threemember bench comprising Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, Justice Gulzar Ahmed...

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  • SC directs fool proof security for Haqqani on his arrival

    ISLAMABAD: Hearing memo case, an eight member larger bench of Supreme Court headed by Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry on Tuesday directed the concerned authorities to provide foolproof security to former ambassador to US Hussain Haqqani on...

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  • Dual nationals can’t interfere in internal politics: SC

    ISLAMABAD: Hearing Dr Tahirul Qadri’s petition for reconstitution of Election Commission of Pakistan ECP, the Supreme Court on Tuesday said that dual nationals could not be allowed to interfere in the internal politics. During the hearing, Minhajul Quran...

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  • How Karachi peace to prevail when 22000 offenders are scot-free, asks SC

    Karachi: The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Wednesday observed that law and order situation in Karachi can only deteriorate if over 22000 absconders and proclaimed offenders are roaming in the city. A larger bench...

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  • Verification of voters: JI takes out rally against non-implementation of SC verdict

    Jacobabad, Sindh: The local chapter of Jamaat-e-Islami organized a rally and staged sit-in here on Sunday to register protest against non-implementation of Supreme Court verdict regarding verification of voters’ lists in Karachi under the supervision of army. The...

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  • SC’s Justice Tariq Parvez retires on Feb 14

    ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court’s judge Justice Tariq Parvez will be retiring on February 14 after attaining the age of superannuation 65years. With the retirement of Justice Tariq Parvez, the Supreme Court’ strength will reduce to 14 judges. The sanctioned...

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  • Verification of voters’ lists: JI, other parties to hold March on Feb.10 for implementation of SC verdict

    Karachi: Various religious and political parties announced on Saturday that a ‘Peoples’ March’ would be held in Karachi on Sunday February 10 from the mausoleum of Quaid-e-Azam to Tibet Centre to press the concerned authorities for strict...

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  • President’s role nominal in judges’ appointment: SC

    ISLAMABAD: Announcing its verdict on the presidential reference over the appointment of judges, the Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that the president’s role in appointing judges was nominal and only the judicial commission was responsible to determine...

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  • Court: SC issues contempt notice to NAB chief over his anti judiciary letter to President

    ISLAMABAD : A three-member Supreme Court bench on Thursday issued a show-cause notice for contempt of court to National Accountability Bureau (NAB) chairman Admiral (r) Fasih Bokhari over his anti-judiciary letter to President Asif Ali Zardari and...

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  • SC summons report on voter lists in Karachi till Feb 13

    ISLAMABAD: A three member Supreme Court bench on Wednesday summoned a report till February 13 on the electoral reforms and verification of voter lists in Karachi with the assistance of army. The bench comprising Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad...

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  • Legislature has infinite power of law making: SC told

    ISLAMABAD: Anwar Mansoor Khan, a senior counsel for Sindh government, argued before a three-member Supreme Court bench on Tuesday that under the constitutional scheme the legislature had no limitations on its powers of law making. The bench comprising...

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