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    1St Amendment In 1973 Constitution Of Pakistan

  • 1973 Constitution uneasy marriage between Islam, socialism: govt counsel

    ISLAMABAD: A counsel defending the 18th and 21st amendments on behalf of the federal government has termed the original 1973 Constitution “infinitely inferior” to what exists now as the earlier one was an uneasy marriage between Islamic concepts and socialism...

    “The 1973 Constitution is an uneasy marriage between Islam and socialism which will never succeed,” senior advocate Khalid Anwar argued before a 17-judge bench of the Supreme...

  • Govt wants to 'abrogate' 1973 Constitution to restore 'One Unit' politics of Gen Ayub regime: Zardari

    Former president Asif Ali Zardari on Tuesday, accused the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf government of planning to "abrogate" the 1973 Constitution "over its reservations on a few clauses of the 18th Amendment" and attempting to restore the One Unit policy of Gen Ayub Khan's regime...

    Talking to media at the residence of close aide Ghulam Qadir Mari, Zardari said that the PPP government had restored the 1973 Constitution to its original...

  • Senate passes 22nd constitution amendment bill

    ISLAMABAD: The Senate on Thursday passed the 22nd amendment bill, changing the eligibility criteria for the chief election commissioner (CEC) and four members of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP)...

    As many as 71 members voted for the constitution amendment bill after a number of senators, both opposition and treasury members, lashed out at the government for not giving them sufficient time to review the law, which had already...

  • President approves 22nd Constitution Amendment

    ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain approved on Wednesday the 22nd Constitution Amendment after which bureaucrats, government officers and technocrats have become eligible for appointment as the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) and members of Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) in addition to serving or retired judges of apex courts...

    A notification issued by the Presidency said: “On a summary initiated by the Senate Secretariat,...

  • 24th constitution amendment bill tabled in NA

    ISLAMABAD: In a significant move in terms of dispensation of justice, the government on Friday introduced in the National Assembly the 24th constitution amendment bill seeking for the right of appeal in suo motu notices taken by the Supreme Court...

    Two other bills and an ordinance were also introduced on the first day of the fresh NA session seeking imposition of cost of litigation to prevent false and vexatious cases, providing for...

  • Edgbaston Test: England 297 all out against Pakistan at 1st day close

    BIRMINGHAM: Sohail Khan marked his return to Test cricket after a five-year absence with a maiden five-wicket haul as Pakistan dismissed England for 297 on Wednesday's first day of the third Test at Edgbaston...

    But Pakistan's top order have struggled this series and Ballance told BBC Radio's Test Match Special: “If we bowl well, this could be a par score...

  • 1st T20: Pakistan expect Amir to fire in New Zealand

    AUCKLAND: The eyes of the cricket world will be on Pakistan in New Zealand on Friday with Mohammad Amir set to make his international comeback after serving a jail term and five-year ban for spot-fixing...

    The 23-year-old is expected to be named in the starting lineup for the tour-opening T20 when Pakistan will pit their hostile bowling attack against a New Zealand unit brimming with form batsmen...

  • 1st T20: Pakistan turn it on to beat New Zealand by 16 runs

    WELLINGTON: Pakistan outsmarted New Zealand by stifling their feared batting barrage to win the opening Twenty20 by 16 runs at Eden Park in Auckland on Friday...

    With no warm up game to acclimatise, Pakistan were rather run shy at the top and tail of their innings but still managed 171-8...

  • 1st T20: Billings stars as England beat nervy Pakistan by 14 runs

    DUBAI: A new-look England beat clumsy Pakistan by 14 runs in the first Twenty20 international to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series in Dubai on Thursday...

    England scored a challenging 160-5 in their 20 overs with Sam Billings hitting a maiden half century before Pakistan were bowled out for 146 off the last ball in another rollercoaster batting display at Dubai stadium...

  • 1st T20: Tanvir, Akmal star as Pakistan down Sri Lanka

    COLOMBO: Umar Akmal smashed 46 off 24 balls and Sohail Tanvir grabbed three wickets as Pakistan beat top-ranked Sri Lanka by 29 runs in the first Twenty20 international in Colombo on Thursday...

    Pakistan piled up 175-5 after electing to bat and then restricted the reigning World Twenty20 champions to 146-7 in the day-night match at the Premadasa stadium...

  • 1st ODI: NZ down Pakistan by 70 runs, Amir takes three on return

    WELLINGTON: New Zealand pacemen Trent Boult and Grant Elliott shared seven wickets as the hosts bundled out Pakistan for 210 to win the first one-day international at the pacy Basin Reserve by 70 runs on Monday...

    Elliott did the early damage while Boult, the world's top-ranked ODI bowler, ran through Pakistan's lower order as the touring side were shot out in 46 overs, chasing a target of 281 in the first of the three-match series......

  • 1st ODI: Hafeez the hero in clinical Pakistan win

    DAMBULLA: A dominant all-round performance by Mohammad Hafeez steered Pakistan to a six-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the first one-day international in Dambulla on Saturday...

    The off-spinner shrugged off concerns about his bowling action to grab four wickets as Pakistan, electing to field after winning the toss, kept Sri Lanka down to 255/8 in 50 overs...

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