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  • Rawalpindi district bar distances itself from Justice Siddiqui's allegations

    The District Bar Association of Rawalpindi on Monday distanced itself from Islamabad High Court (IHC) judge Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui's speech in which he accused a security agency of meddling in judicial affairs...

    While addressing the Rawalpindi bar on Saturday, the IHC judge had claimed that personnel of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) were manipulating judicial proceedings...

  • Karachi Bar Association to boycott court proceedings on Tuesday to protest IHC judge's removal

    The Karachi Bar Association (KBA) has announced to boycott the legal proceedings in the city courts on Tuesday to record protest against the removal of Islamabad High Court (IHC) judge Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui on the recommendation of Supreme Judicial Council (SJC)...

    KBA president Syed Haider Imam Rizvi said the decision to boycott the legal proceedings was unanimously taken at a meeting of bar association’s managing committee held on...

  • IHC issues show-cause notice to bar association secretary for 'misconduct and contempt'

    The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Thursday issued a show-cause notice to IHC Bar Association Secretary Muhammad Umair Baloch for "professional misconduct and contempt"...

    Baloch was reported to have been forcing lawyers from appearing before judges as the high court's bar association was observing a strike against alleged offences against the legal fraternity in Lahore a day earlier...

  • IHC Bar Association suspends 60 lawyers' membership for avoiding strike call

    The membership of 60 Islamabad High Court Bar Association (IHCBA) members was suspended for not responding to a strike call by the Pakistan Bar Council and the Islamabad Bar Council, it emerged on Saturday...

    A letter written by the joint secretary of the IHCBA, Advocate Waqar Ahmed Gondal, to the IBC vice chairman Haroon Rashid stated: "Despite strike notice issued by the Pakistan Bar Council as well as Islamabad Bar Council, the...

  • Karachi Bar Association 'shocked' over govt's defence of Musharraf

    The Karachi Bar Association (KBA) has lashed out at the government for "defending and protecting a convicted criminal", following the Centre's decision to appeal a special court's verdict in the treason case against former army chief retired Gen Pervez Musharraf...

    KBA's statement comes days after the Pakistan Bar Council issued a press release, objecting to the insulting criticism of the judgement...

  • Committees formed to probe death of student at Rawalpindi college

    The Punjab Higher Education Department on Friday ordered the creation of two committees to probe the death of a 20-year-old university student whose body was found in a hostel in Rawalpindi's Government Post-Graduate College for Girls on Friday...

    The source claimed that Fatima had died to the negligence of the college administration...

  • Another 10 test positive for Covid-19 in Rawalpindi district

    RAWALPINDI: Another 10 people have tested positive for Covid-19, bringing the total number of patients in Rawalpindi district to 32, on Sunday...

    Deputy Commissioner retired Capt Anwarul Haq told Dawn that all the patients have been moved to the Rawalpindi Institute of Urology (RIU), and people who have been in close contact with them quarantined in Shamsabad...

  • 55 markets, shops sealed in Rawalpindi district for SOP violations

    RAWALPINDI: A total of 55 shops and markets were sealed in Saddar, Raza Bajaar and other parts of the district on Sunday for violating standard operating procedures (SOP) to prevent the spread of the coronavirus...

    Commissioner retired Capt Mohammad Mehmood told Dawn that teams have been formed to monitor violations in the four districts of Rawalpindi division, and markets were sealed where violations were found...

  • Metro bus runs over medical student in Rawalpindi

    A medical student was killed when a Metro bus she was travelling on ran her over in Rawalpindi Friday, police said...

    Sameera, a 19-year-old student of the Shifa College of Medicine, was travelling to Islamabad when the driver pulled the emergency brakes near the Rehmanabad bus station, apparently due to ongoing construction work in the area...

  • CM approves medical varsities for Multan, Rawalpindi

    LAHORE: In a bid to produce better qualified and skilled postgraduates, Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has approved a summary to establish two new medical universities, one each at Multan and Rawalpindi...

    With their establishment, the number of medical universities in the province will rise to five as Lahore already houses three such institutions -- University of Health Sciences, King Edward Medical University and Fatima Jinnah...

  • Zimbabwe series no surety for more tours: NZ players’ association

    KARACHI: “Zimbabwe tour may well have proceeded without any untoward incident but that in no way means future tours in Pakistan are safe,” Heath Mills, chief executive of New Zealand Cricket Players Association (NZCPA), said...

    “We are guided by independent security advisors and they advised FICA (Federation of International Cricketers’ Association) that the risk, and the ability to mitigate against it, continued to remain too great...

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