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  • SHC orders investigation into use of funds by Civil Hospital Hyderabad

    HYDERABAD: The Hyderabad circuit bench of the Sindh High Court has directed Hyderabad Commissioner Syed Asif Hyder Shah to conduct a thorough probe into utilisation of funds by the Civil Hospital Hyderabad (CHH) between June 2014 and June 2015...

    The judges signed the order on Thursday morning, appointing the commissioner as inquiry officer and issuing notices to the Health Secretary Dr Khalid Qureshi, CHH MS Dr Pir Manzoor and other...

  • SHC tells govt to expedite Hyderabad civil hospital rehabilitation

    HYDERABAD: After perusal of the interim report of an inquiry by Hyderabad Division Commissioner Syed Asif Hyder Shah into affairs of the Civil Hospital Hyderabad, a division bench of the Sindh High Court Hyderabad circuit has directed the provincial government to improve hospital affairs...

    The court observed that since the health department should frame a policy whereby chalking out measures to redress grievances of people...

  • Names of civil award recipients not announced

    ISLAMABAD: Breaking with tradition, the federal government this year surprisingly has not announced the names of the civil award recipients in recognition of gallantry and for outstanding achievements in the fields of arts, literature, science, sports and nursing...

    Similarly, an official of the Press Information Department which provides the list of the nominees for the civil awards to the media told Dawn that they had themselves...

  • Dismissed civil judges demand justice

    HYDERABAD: Dismissed civil judges on Monday staged a protest demonstration outside the Sindh High Court building, off Miran Mohammad Shah Road, demanding their reinstatement...

    Some lawyers also joined former civil judges, including Mian Fayyaz Rabbani, Muzaffar Ali Rajput and Faqir Lakho, who carried banners and placards inscribed with appeals for justice...

  • Ex-civil judges’ case referred to LHC panel

    MULTAN: The Lahore High Court on Wednesday referred the reinstatement case of three former civil judges to the administrative committee of the LHC...

    As per details, three former civil judges Nadeem Asghar Nadeem, Bushra Farid and Muhammad Amjad filed a petition No 26696/2014 through their counsel Syed Muhammad Aslam Rizvi against the LHC administrative committee stating that they were appointed as civil judge-cum-judicial magistrates...

  • Civil judges want their service treated equivalent to legal practice

    LAHORE: As many as 43 Punjab civil judges have moved the Lahore High Court through a writ petition praying their judicial service may be considered as equal to the legal practice tenure of the lawyers...

    “It is a paradoxical situation that they (civil judges) deal with and decide hundreds of cases and 10 years of their service qualifies them to become a judge of the High Court under Article 193(3) of the Constitution of Pakistan, but...

  • Civil judges’ plea dismissed as ‘not maintainable’

    LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Monday dismissed a petition filed by 43 civil judges of Punjab against a restriction on their candidacy for the examination for the additional district and sessions judge (AD&SJ) posts...

    Advocate Khurram Chughtai appeared to argue on behalf of the judges...

  • Three pleas by civil judges adjourned

    LAHORE: The Lahore High Court has adjourned hearing of three identical petitions filed by civil judges of Punjab, asking their counsel to come up with more arguments on the point whether the court could strike down a policy of its Administration Committee barring them from appearing in exams for additional district and sessions judge post...

    Earlier, the counsel Khurram Shahzad Chughtai and Barrister Ahmad Farooq argued that civil...

  • Arguments sought from civil judges on pleas maintainability

    LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Tuesday sought arguments on maintainability of petitions filed by 43 civil judges of Punjab against their disqualification to sit exams for the posts of additional district and sessions judge (AD&SJ)...

    Justice Ayesha A Malik asked counsel of the judges to come up on July 2 with arguments whether the court had the jurisdiction to hear the petition against the decision of its administration committee......

  • South Korea names new PM amid scandal

    SEOUL: South Korea’s presidential office on Wednesday named a new prime minister and finance minister, the highest-level shake-up since President Park Geun-hye’s administration was rocked by a scandal involving a friend accused of meddling in state affairs...

    The prime minister’s role in South Korea is largely administrative and requires parliamentary approval...

  • PM’s Rs500m package to make Hyderabad modern city: governor

    KARACHI: Sindh Gover­nor Mohammad Zubair said on Friday the Rs500 million development package anno­u­n­ced by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif would prove to be a catalyst in the modernisation of Hyderabad, the second largest city of the province...

    He said at a meeting with Hyderabad Mayor Tay­yab Hashmi and Deputy Mayor Sohail Mashhadi at Gover­nor House that the fed­eral government belie­v­ed in equal development and economic agenda for...

  • ‘Hyderabad city has lost its character’

    An IAS officer of the 1955 batch who retired as chief secretary of a united Andhra Pradesh, he is considered an authority on Hyderabad — its history and culture — and has 14 books to his credit...

    His books on the founder of Hyderabad, the Nizami city, the cantonment of Secunderabad, its rockscape, the jewels of the Nizam or the coffee table book on its foremost photographer, Raja Deendayal, all reveal the depths of his attachment...

  • Burned body of woman found in car near Hyderabad city

    The charred body of a woman was recovered from a burnt car in the early hours of Thursday in the Tando Jam area near Hyderabad...

    According to Senior Superintendent Police Hyderabad Pir Muhammad, it is believed that the woman was murdered and her body was placed in the car which was then driven to a street and set on fire...

  • French city adds info plaques to colonial street names

    Streets named after slave traders in the southwestern French city, known for its red wine but also one with a colonial past, are getting additional information plaques put up but will not be renamed, a local official said...

    The city’s colonial past has left its mark on France’s ninth largest city and five streets are named after slave traders...

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