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  • Wedding hall admin ‘disallows suspicious Nikah’

    KASUR: A would-be groom, along with around hundred guests, had to leave a wedding hall without the Nikah ceremony on Sunday after they failed to establish before its administration that the girl to become bride was not a minor...

    Wedding hall owner Muhammad Ahmed told Dawn that when the family failed to produce any evidence of girl’s age they were asked to vacate the venue without performing Nikah ceremony...

  • Villagers resist Nikah of 10-year-old girl

    The protesters, led by Waryam Mahar, Sarang Mahar and Tahir Hussain Mahar, told the media that feudal lords of the area including Mir Mohammed Mahar, Buland Mahar, Sahibo Mahar and Sajan Mahar, were forcing them to hand over a 10-year-old girl, Bachal, to an elderly man by solemnising their Nikah...

  • UK Imams may face penalties on unregistered Nikah

    LONDON: The UK government is working on an amendment in the Marriage Act to make unregistered Nikah ceremonies a criminal offence...

    According to the green paper, a prayer leader who participates in a Sharia-com­pliant religious ceremony (Nikah) can face prosecution if he does not ensure the couple has already registered their marriage legally beforehand or on the same day of the Nikah with the local registrar office...

  • AIOU appoints new registrar

    ISLAMABAD: The executive council of Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) has approved the appointment of Dr Mohammad Naeem Qureshi as registrar...

    According to the AIOU spokesman, the new registrar, who will serve for three years, is expected to take charge on Monday...

  • PTI to challenge SC registrar’s decision of returning petitions

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) intends to challenge before the Supreme Court its registrar’s decision of returning a set of petitions the party had moved seeking proclamation about the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz and opposition Pakistan Peoples Party being foreign-aided parties for receiving funds from prohibited sources...

    But the registrar office returned the petitions of Asad Umar on Monday (Oct 2) and of...

  • Nawaz Sharif challenges SC registrar’s order on petition

    ISLAMABAD: Ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday challenged before the Supreme Court the order of its registrar who had returned his petition seeking a declaration that the apex court’s direction to National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in the July 28 Panama Papers judgement for filing multiple corruption references against him was contrary to the law and facts...

    “It is respectfully prayed that this honourable court may be...

  • Registrar-admin row gets LLB paper postponed

    MULTAN: The Bahauddin Zakariya University (BZU) registrar allegedly disrupted the examination of LLB on Monday after he was denied to take the paper due to the shortage of attendance in lectures...

    “However, in LLB, 15 candidates, of 75, were short of the required attendance and Registrar Malik Munir Hussain was one of them,” he said...

  • Court orders freezing salaries of Islamia College University VC, registrar

    PESHAWAR: A Peshawar High Court bench on Tuesday ordered freezing salaries of Islamia College University vice-chancellor, its registrar and a teacher Dr Enayat Ali Shah for not filing comments in a writ petition seeking to declare as illegal the appointment of the said teacher as professor as well as dean department of physical and numerical sciences by the university administration...

    The bench comprising Justice Qaiser Rasheed and...

  • Judicial crisis erupts in GB after lawyers, judges protest action against registrar

    GILGIT/ISLAMABAD: A judicial crisis erupted in Gilgit-Baltistan after all lawyers’ organisations and subordinate judges held sit-ins and rallies across the region and boycotted court proceedings in protest against the action of GB Supreme Appellate Court (SAC) Chief Judge Rana Mohammad Shamim for suspending the Chief Court registrar for issuing arrest warrants for the manager of a local hotel who had not provided two rooms in the hotel to PHC...

  • LHC registrar changed

    LAHORE: Lahore High Court Chief Justice Manzoor Ahmed Malik on Saturday changed LHC registrar Habibullah Amir and posted him as Gujranwala district and sessions judge...

    The CJ appointed Lahore district and sessions judge Tariq Iftikhar as new registrar...

  • Body to probe registrar-professor row

    He says that 34 people, at the behest of Registrar Muneer Husain, manhandled him in his office on Monday...

    He also sought explanation from the registrar for writing a letter to the Alpa station house office for legal action against Dr Fani and others on the complaint of both clerks...

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