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  • DISCOURSE: WHAT DO WE BUY WHEN WE BUY ART?

    Is buying art a different activity altogether for collectors who are not artists and for those who are artists? Or do similar reasons unite them in their pursuit? A factor perhaps common to both is pure, sentimental enjoyment — buying what catches the eye, buying what agrees with a knotted bunch of inclinations and preferences that one carries around vaguely in one’s head and which makes certain works of art more urgent and attractive than...

  • Dar challenges accountability court indictment in Islamabad High Court

    Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on Monday filed two petitions before the Islamabad High Court challenging his indictment by an accountability court in a reference pertaining to his ownership of “assets beyond his known sources of income”...

    Last Monday, the court had rejected a request by Dar’s counsel, Amjad Pervez, to grant them seven days to peruse the record, saying that since the Supreme Court had set a six-month deadline, he could...

  • Supreme Court, Islamabad High Court jurisdiction extended to Fata

    ISLAMABAD: The federal cabinet on Tues­day approved extension of the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court and the Islamabad High Court (IHC) to the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) as a first step towards implementation of the long overdue reforms in the country’s restive tribal areas...

    In the initial draft that had been prepared in the light of suggestions of a six-member special committee that had proposed merger of the...

  • Land use of residential plot changed to build high-rise in Karachi

    KARACHI: A multi-storey building is being constructed in Dhoraji Cooperative Housing Society on a fast-track basis after a former Karachi Metropolitan Corporation administrator used his discretionary powers to change the land use of the plot from residential to commercial, it emerged on Sunday...

    However, in the absence of the elected council, its powers are being exercised by the KMC administrator, an unelected person and a...

  • IHC suspends plot allotments in Islamabad to judges, bureaucrats

    The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday suspended the allotment of plots to judges, bureaucrats and government employees in the capital's F-14 and F-15 sectors ...

    A two-member bench, comprising IHC Chief Justice Athar Minallah and Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kiyani, was hearing a petition filed by property owners in villages Thalla Syedan and Jhangi Syedan in Islamabad district against the acquisition of their land...

  • Panchayat accused of delaying construction on H-9 plot in Islamabad

    • Pakistan Hindu Council chief says Panchayat wasting time of whole community • CDA backtracks from plot cancellation statement after backlash on social mediaISLAMABAD: After outcry on social media on the cancellation of a plot meant for the Hindu cremation ground and community centre, the Capital Development Authority (CDA) revised its statement in the Islamabad High Court (IHC), saying only those plots had been cancelled which were lying...

  • Court okays plea bargain in plot sale case

    PESHAWAR: A local accountability court on Monday approved the plea bargain of four suspects, including a noted pulmonologist and Peshawar TB Association president, and ordered their release in a case about the illegal sale of a precious plot allotted to the association by the government...

    The judge, Zarqesh Sani, issued the order after a prosecutor of National Accountability Bureau, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Mohammad Riaz Mohmand, said the...

  • Turkish court overturns coup plot convictions

    ANKARA: Turkey’s appeals court has overturned coup plot convictions imposed in 2013 on a retired military chief and scores of senior figures in a case then regarded as aimed at clipping the wings of the military establishment, state media said on Thursday...

    In August 2013, ex-military chief General Ilker Basbug was sentenced to life in jail for his role in the “Ergenekon” plot to overthrow then-prime minister Tayyip Erdogan’s...

  • Thai court finds 9 Muslim men guilty in Bangkok bomb plot

    A Thai court has convicted nine young Muslim men from southern Thailand of planning to set off a car bomb in the capital, in a case in which many of the defendants said they were tortured into making false confessions...

    The Criminal Court in Bangkok on Tuesday found all nine guilty of belonging to an underground criminal group and sentenced each to four years' imprisonment...

  • Islamabad High Court concerned about spy agencies ‘tug of war’

    ISLAMABAD: The quest of an Intelligence Bureau (IB) spy to have the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) investigate his seniors for allegedly protecting terrorists may not yield the desired results, after the Islamabad High Court (IHC) noted on Wednesday that both agencies seemed to be involved in a “tug of war”...

    Earlier, during the Panama Papers hearings before the Supreme Court, the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) had blamed the IB...

  • Plea for open trial of Islamabad High Court judge referred to chief justice

    A Supreme Court bench on Thursday referred to the chief justice a petition filed by a sitting judge of the Islamabad High Court (IHC) seeking the constitution of a larger bench to hear a reference against him...

    The council was established under Article 209 of the Constitution to inquire into allegations leveled against judges of the apex and high courts over misconduct or an inability to perform their duties for reasons of mental or...

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