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  • Tour de Sindh riders reach Hyderabad

    HYDERABAD: Tour de Sindh cycle race partcipants were greeted with a warm welcome when they reached Hyderabad on Monday ...

    The cyclists paddled their way to University of Sindh, Jamshoro where Vice Chancellor Prof...

  • COAS visits Sindh Regimental Centre Hyderabad

    HYDERABAD: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Sindh Regimental Centre, Hyderabad, on Thursday and laid floral wreath on Yadgar-i-Shuhada to pay homage to martyrs of Sindh Regiment who laid down their lives for the defence of the motherland...

    The COAS later pinned ranks to Lieutenant General Nadeem Raza as Colonel Commandant of the Sindh Regiment at a special ceremony which was attended by a large number of...

  • Parts of Hyderabad, Mirpurkhas districts stay shut on MQM call for Sindh-wide shutdown

    HYDERABAD: A partial strike was observed in Hyderabad and Mirpurkhas districts while the routine life in other parts of Sindh remained unaffected on Saturday in response to a call for a business and transport shutdown in the province given by the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) as part of its ‘nationwide day of mourning’ against the killing of four of its activists in Karachi a day earlier...

    Sindh Rangers claimed that the MQM...

  • Parts of Hyderabad district shut on MQM’s call for Sindh-wide strike

    HYDERABAD: The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) call for a Sindh-wide strike on Wednesday was responded positively in the Hyderabad and Latifabad talukas and parts of Mirpurkhas city but general ignored by people of all other interior districts...

    In Hyderabad district, main markets, bazaars and shops remained closed and vehiclar traffic off the road in two talukas, Hyderabad and Latifabad, but the routine life in Qasimabad was not...

  • ECP voids Dir by-poll result over women vote bar

    ISLAMABAD: Nearly a month after a men-only turnout in a by-election in PK-95 Dir sparked a nationwide controversy, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) — in a landmark verdict — on Tuesday declared the polls void because of the disenfranchisement of women...

    In a unanimous decision, the commission decided not to notify the returned candidate and said a new election schedule would be announced in accordance with the law and fresh...
  • AJK bar warns of strike in the region

    “Either both the judges should step down on their own or the concerned authorities should withdraw their politically motivated appointments without further ado,” demanded the Executive Committee of the AJK Bar Council at a marathon meeting here...

    AJK Bar Council’s vice chairman Khawaja Manzoor Qadir also attended the meeting on a special invite...

  • Pakistan Bar Council condemns lawyers-police clash in Lahore

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Bar Council (PBC) — the top regulatory body of lawyers — expressed its regret at the Lahore incident where lawyers and the police clashed with each other after an arrest warrant was issued against the president of the Lahore High Court Bar Association’s (LHCBA) Multan chapter...

    Both PBC leaders emphasised restraint by the bench and the bar, recalling that senior lawyers and several bar leaders had earlier...

  • Monitoring judge, time bar will not influence trial, SC says in detailed Panamagate review judgement

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued a 23-page detailed verdict on the review petitions filed against the July 28 Panama Papers verdict which resulted in Nawaz Sharif's disqualification...

    The detailed verdict says that the petitions failed to point out any serious discrepancies or mistakes in the Panama Papers verdict and the facts entailing the disqualification of the former prime minister Nawaz Sharif could not be disputed by the...
  • Bar-police ‘row’ deepens as lawyer held in rape case

    SAHIWAL: Tehsil bar association members observed a strike on Monday after Chichawatni Saddar police arrested a lawyer in connection with a rape case...

    On the other hand, the tehsil bar passed a resolution and condemned the arrest of their ‘respectable colleague’ in a ‘fabricated’ case...

  • First elections of Islamabad bar today

    ISLAMABAD: Over 3,700 lawyers will elect five representatives in the first ever elections of the newly-established Islamabad Bar Council (IBC) on Saturday...

    The IBC was established last year after the “Legal Practitioners and Bar Council Act 1973” was amended adding the Islamabad Bar Council to the list of the four provincial and the Pakistan bar councils...

  • By-poll bar on MPs

    THE code of conduct for by-elections has always been a contentious subject...

    The usual complaint is that the government’s side uses its position to influence the polls
  • Multan bar team meets governor

    He was talking to a delegation of the Lahore High Court Bar Association, Multan bench, here on Sunday...

    He promised to shortly visit different bar associations to have a first-hand account of their problems and finding solutions to them...

  • New bar council elects office-bearers

    ISLAMABAD: The lawyers of Islamabad on Saturday elected five members for the newly-established Islamabad Bar Council (IBC) for a five-year term...

    After the establishment of the Islamabad High Court (IHC) in 2011, the lawyers had been demanding the establishment of a bar council for the Islamabad capital territory to handle matters related to the discipline and the issuance of practice licences to the local lawyers...

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