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    Special Courts In Pakistan Tresemme

  • Around 40 key tribunals, special courts ‘non-functional’

    ISLAMABAD: The government’s claim of dispensing justice at citizens’ doorstep seems to be negated by the fact that at least 20 important tribunals or special courts at the federal level, which are seized with approximately 8,468 various cases, had become non-functional...

    At the federal level, the following tribunals and special courts are currently non-functional due to vacancies: the Environment Protection Tribunal; Special Court...

  • Bangladesh to try cricket gamblers in special courts

    Bangladesh will set up special courts at its cricket stadiums to try and convict any punters caught gambling during an upcoming international series, an official said Monday...

    The special courts will continue to target gamblers during Sri Lanka's tour of Bangladesh, which starts at the end of January after the tri-nation series...

  • CJP rejects governments' reports on non-functional tribunals, special courts

    Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Monday rejected federal and provincial governments' reports detailing why a number of tribunals and special courts are non-functional, and ordered the issue to be resolved within a week, DawnNewsTV reported...

    In April 2017, the SC had taken up a suo motu notice that around 20 tribunals or special courts, which were seized with approximately 8,468 cases of different nature, had...

  • High acquittal rate recorded in 2018 by 65 special courts, tribunals in Sindh

    KARACHI: Most of the 65 special courts and tribunals established in Sindh have recorded a high acquittal rate during the last year, it emerged on Sunday...

    The 65 special courts and tribunals include antiterrorism, provincial anti-corruption, anti-encroachment, control of narcotic substances (CNS) and drugs courts as well as environmental protection and intellectual property tribunals...

  • PHC moved for special courts on offences against religion

    PESHAWAR: A lawyer has moved the Peshawar High Court seeking orders for the federal and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa governments to form special courts to deal with offences against religion like anti-terrorism courts, child protection courts and anti-corruption courts...

    In the petition, Shabbir Hussain Gigyani also requested the court to order legislation or formulation of rules to introduce special procedures to handle such crimes covered by...

  • ‘Nothing special about special Eid train’

    KARACHI: “Starting its journey from Karachi, the special Eid train will touch Hyderabad, Rohri, Rahim Yar Khan, Bahawalpur and Khanewal to reach its final stop — Lahore,” it was announced over the loudspeakers on platform number one of the cantonment railway station, where the first such train awaited departure on Saturday morning...

    “There’s nothing special about this ‘special’ Eid train,” sisters Rizwana Hassan and Sumaira Ansar...

  • Military courts resume in Pakistan

    President Mamnoon Hussain on Friday gave his formal assent to the Pakistan Army Act 2017 and the 23rd Constitutional Amendment Bill ? the two pieces of legislation aimed at granting legal cover to military courts...

    Military courts were disbanded on January 7, 2017, after a sunset clause included in the legal provisions under which the tribunals were established, expired...

  • Over 1.8 million cases pending in Pakistan’s courts

    Mr Waheed is one of about two million litigants whose cases are pending at all levels, from the sessions courts, high courts to the SC...

    Generations of litigants suffer amid backlog of casesAs per the latest statistics of the Law and Justice Commission of Pakistan (LJCP), there are 38,539 cases pending with the SC, 293,947 with the five high courts and 1,869,886 cases with the subordinate judiciary of the four provinces and the...

  • Grass courts, best-of-three format give Pakistan edge over S. Korea, says Aisam

    ISLAMABAD: Expressing his surprise over the decision of Pakistan Tennis Federation (PTF) to not include a fifth player in the Pakistan Davis Cup team for the tie against South Korea, ace player Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi on Wednesday said that the national team would play aggressive game against the opposition in the two-day contest...

    The Davis Cup Asia-Oceania Zone Group-I tie between hosts Pakistan and South Korea will commence here at...

  • Pakistan Navy buying vessels for special operations from US company

    WASHINGTON: Pakistan Navy has placed an order for two 75m Swift Corvettes from a US-based shipbuilding company, Swiftships, said the company’s Chief Executive Officer Shehraze Shah...

    In an interview with a defence and security magazine Mönch, Mr Shah said that the Pakistan Navy had also purchased Swiftships’ 11m Special Operation Craft Riverine, which was deployed for counterinsurgency and drug-interdiction missions...

  • Pakistan protests 'deliberate targeting of civilians' in special hotline contact with India

    Pakistan "protested the deliberate" targeting of civilians along the Line of Control (LoC) during the Pakistani and Indian armies' special hotline contact on Monday, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement...

    "Indian troops are deliberately targeting innocent civilians, including children," the Pakistan's director-general of military operations (DGMO) told his Indian counterpart, according to the statement... ...

  • Pakistan’s special athletes preparing for biggest ever Games

    KARACHI: The coaching camps for the preparation of Pakistan’s contingent of special athletes, which will take part in the Special Olympics World Games 2015 at Los Angeles, are being held these days at the KPT Sports Complex and will conclude on Saturday...

    The special athletes are going through training with lot of energy and enthusiasm and are hopeful about producing impressive results during the biggest ever Special Games...

  • Army's special security division to protect Chinese workers in Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD: The government of Pakistan has granted approval for assigning a division of Pakistan Army's special security for the protection of Chinese citizens working in Pakistan, President Mamnoon Hussain told Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday, during a one-on-one meeting...

    The Army has created a special security division for the protection of Chinese engineers, project directors, experts and workers employed on various...

  • China pushes Pakistan on Special Economic Zones

    ISLAMABAD: While Pakistan is yet to form a group of experts to decide setting up of the exact number and types of special economic zones (SEZs) along the CPEC route in the first phase, China has notified the government of forming the group...

    Participating in the concluding session of Pakistan-China industrial dialogue on Thursday, head of the Chinese Industrial Experts Group, Mr Li Yuan, asked Pakistan to expedite forming the...

  • Special Sunday as Pakistan cricket, hockey teams take on India in London

    KARACHI: June 18, 2017 has gained special significance in the annals of Pakistan sports as its national hockey and cricket teams will be up against traditional rivals India in London on the day...

    The Pakistan cricket team, who were underdogs, have surprised all and sundry by making it to the ICC Champions Trophy final where they faces India at The Oval on Sunday...

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