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  • NAB seals ex-finance secretary’s bungalows in Karachi

    KARACHI: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has traced and sealed about a dozen bungalows of Mushtaq Raisani, the suspended finance secretary of Balochistan, in Karachi, it emerged on Monday...

    Sources believe that the bungalows had been purchased for resale as Raisani was actively involved in the property business in the city...

  • The forgotten dak bungalows from the British era

    Back when there were no motor vehicles and British colonisers travelled around India on horseback, dak bungalows and rest houses were built at a specific distance, typically 18 to 20 miles apart, where British officers could stop to take a break while travelling...

    The rest houses were looked after by the public works department, but with time and modernity the dak bungalows and rest houses began to lose their importance...

  • NAB ‘freezes’ 14 bungalows illegally built on govt land in Karachi

    KARACHI: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Karachi, as part of their ongoing investigation into allotment of over two dozen acres of land to the “land mafia” worth Rs25 billion in Gulshan-i-Iqbal, has ‘frozen’ 14 bungalows built on one acre land, a NAB spokesperson said on Sunday...

    “In this connection in order to protect government land, NAB Karachi has frozen 14 bungalows illegally constructed on one acre land situated on...

  • Sana opposes Shahbaz’s elevation to Centre

    LAHORE: An influential member of the Punjab cabinet has opposed the elevation of Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif to the National Assembly, believing there are sufficient political and legal grounds against this step of the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N)...

  • Elevation of women judges bill deferred

    “The previous bill was rejected by a standing committee, but there is no restriction on elevation of women judges to the Supreme Court (SC) under the Constitution,” Law Minister Zahid Hamid told the National Assembly...

    Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) MNA Dr Nikhat Shakeel Khan said on the floor of the house that since the previous bill had been rejected, Dr Khan and her colleagues were introducing a fresh bill for the elevation of...

  • Sound byte: ‘Eligible women judges denied promotions, elevation’

    Given that Pakistan has already had women in key public positions, such as prime minister and speaker of the National Assembly, the absence of women judges from the benches of the Supreme Court appears to be a grave oversight...

    Dawn spoke to retired Justice Nasira Iqbal – one of Pakistan’s most respected women judges – and asked her how this situation came about and what could be done to rectify it...

  • Judge’s elevation raises questions about Musharraf’s trial

    ISLAMABAD: With the elevation of the judge who headed the special court formed to try retired General Pervez Musharraf for treason, there is uncertainty about the fate of the three-judge special court...

    On Wednesday, a meeting of the Judicial Commission (JC), chaired by Chief Justice of Pakistan Anwar Zaheer Jamali, proposed the elevation of Sindh High Court Chief Justice Faisal Arab — who heads the special court — as a judge of the...

  • Petition seeks COAS’ elevation to field marshal

    It goes on to say that the COAS’ elder brother, Major Shabbir Sharif, was killed during the 1971 war with India and was awarded the Nishan-i-Haider, which is Pakistan’s highest military award and that his maternal uncle, Major Raja Aziz Bhatti, was also awarded the Nishan-i-Haider during the 1965 war between Indian and Pakistan...

    The petition argues that the army chief has initiated and formulated the National Action Plan and is also...

  • JC approves PHC chief justice’s elevation to SC

    ISLAMABAD: The Judi­cial Commission (JC) on judges appointment recommended on Tuesday elevation of Peshawar High Court Chief Justice Mian Mazhar Alam Miankhel to the Supreme Court as its judge...

    A meeting of the JC, presided over by Chief Justice of Pakistan Anwar Zahe­­­er Ja­­m­­ali, also approved appoi­nt­­ment of Justice Yahya Afridi as PHC’s next chief justice...

  • JC recommends LHC CJ’s elevation to Supreme Court

    ISLAMABAD: The Judi­cial Commission (JC) on judges’ appointment on Thursday recommended elevation of Lahore High Court Chief Justice Mansoor Ali Shah to the Supreme Court to complete the strength of 17 judges in the apex court...

    A meeting of the commission presided over by Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar also recommended the appointment of senior puisne judge Justice Muhammad Yawar Ali as LHC chief justice...

  • Justice Akhtar’s elevation to SC okayed

    The Judicial Commission of Pakistan (JCP) had last month recommended the elev­ation of Justice Akhtar, a judge of the Sindh High Court (SHC), to the SC...

    A notification issued by the Ministry of Law and Justice on Saturday reads, “In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (1) of Article 177 of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, the President is pleased to appoint Mr Justice Munib Akhtar, Judge, High Court of...

  • Parliamentary panel okays Justice Naqvi’s elevation to SC

    ISLAMABAD: The eight-member bi-partisan Parliamen­tary Committee (PC) on appointment of judges on Thursday unanimously approved the elevation to the Supreme Court of Justice Sayyed Mazahar Ali Akbar Naqvi — a senior judge of the Lahore High Court...

    Justice Naqvi was earlier recommended to be appointed as judge of the apex court by the Judicial Commission of Pakistan (JCP) in its meeting on March 4...

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