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  • 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...

  • Mushtaq Ahmed new DC Islamabad

    ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Interior on Thursday notified Capt (retired) Mushtaq Ahmed as the deputy commissioner and Sajid Kiani as the senior superintendent of police (operation) Islamabad...

    Similarly, the office of the DC Islamabad remained vacant since December after Mujahid Sherdil went on leave...

  • Court grants KU's Dr Riaz Ahmed bail in illicit weapons possession case

    A sessions court on Thursday granted Karachi University professor Dr Riaz Ahmed bail in a case pertaining to the possession of illicit weapons...

    Additional District and Sessions Judge (South) Rajesh Chandar Rajput, who began hearing arguments on Ahmed's bail application a day earlier, heard the remaining arguments today and decided to grant the professor bail against a surety bond of Rs 50,000...

  • 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...

  • Islamabad High Court declares Faizabad sit-in ‘a terrorist act’

    ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Friday declared the ongoing sit-in at the Faizabad interchange an “anti-state activity” and “an act of terrorism”...

    Another show cause notice was issued to the interior minister for not implementing the court’s orders to clear Faizabad, observing that Ahsan Iqbal had “stopped the [Islamabad] administration from acting upon the order passed by this court...

  • Doctor moves Islamabad High Court against long working hours

    ISLAMABAD: A doctor has submitted a petition in the Islamabad High Court (IHC) against the long working hours medical professionals are made to work, especially resident doctors across the country...

    Dr Hiba filed the petition through her counsel Saimul Haq Satti and has cites the minister of state for National Health Services Regulations and Coordination (NHSRC), secretary NHSRC, chief secretaries Punjab, Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa,...

  • Islamabad High Court to hear bail plea of US terror suspect on Friday

    The Islamabad High Court (IHC) will hear the bail plea later this week of an American citizen of Pakistani origin awaiting extradition to the United States for allegedly planning an attack on New York in connivance with the militant Islamic State (IS) group, the suspect's lawyer said on Tuesday...

    Ashraf said his client's father Haroon Rashid previously obtained a stay of his son's extradition from the same court...

  • Petition filed in Islamabad High Court for Khawaja Asif’s disqualification

    ISLAMABAD: An activist of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI), Moh­ammad Usman Dar, on Thursday filed a petition in the Islamabad High Court (IHC) seeking disqualification of Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif...

    Ahead of the 2018 general elections, the petitioner wants the court to permanently disqualify Mr Asif so that he does not contest elections in future...

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