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SC dismisses Dogar’s plea for staying contempt proceedings

SC dismisses Dogar’s plea for staying contempt proceedings

ISLAMABAD – The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a plea by former chief justice of Pakistan, Abdul Hameed Dogar seeking staying of the contempt proceeding against him for taking oath under the Provisional Constitutional Order (PCO) in violation of SC orders of November 3, 2007.
A four-member bench comprising Justice Mahmood Akhtar Shahid Siddiqui, Justice Jawwad S Khawaja, Justice Khilji Arif Hussain and Justice Tariq Pervez was hearing contempt of court cases against superior

LHC dismisses plea seeking Taseer’s disqualification

LAHORE – A petition seeking disqualification of Punjab Governor Salman Taseer was declared ‘ineffective’ by the Lahore High Court on Monday because of Taseer’s assassination. Petitioner Chief Executive of Haseeb Waqas Sugar Mills Mian Waqas Riaz had filed a constitutional petition against Taseer through his counsel AK Dogar, pleading that Taseer was not eligible to hold the office of the governor as he was doing his private business which was not permitted under the Constitution.

SC dismisses quake-hit police constable’s plea

ISLAMABAD – The SC dismissed a petition filed by an Islamabad Police constable on Tuesday who was an affecttee in 2005’s earthquake and seeking his service’s restoration.
Constable Qazi Tamizuddin was sacked for remaining absent from job.
Zulfiqar Bhutta, counsel for Tamizuddin, informed the court that his client could not join his duty as his family members were killed in the October 5, 2005 earthquake.
The court, however, observed that as the appeal before the

SC dismisses appeals by PTCL employees

ISLAMABAD – The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed dozens of appeals filed by the employees of Pakistan Telecommunication Company Ltd (PTCL), seeking benefit of Voluntary Separation Scheme (VSS).
A three-member Supreme Court bench, comprising Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, Justice Tariq Parvez and Justice Ghulam Rabbani, announced the judgment which had, earlier, been reserved. The employees had applied for the benefit of VSS but were denied on the ground that they

Hurley dismisses speculation

Elizabeth Hurley is “bored” of the fuss surrounding her separation from husband Arun Nayar, and insists rumours she is preparing to file for divorce and move to Australia are untrue.
The pair’s relationship hit headlines on Sunday when the News of the World reported the actress had spent two nights at a London hotel with cricket ace Shane Warne last week. The actress has been at the centre of speculation that she is set to rush through a divorce and is planning to keep all of her

LHC dismisses MPs’ petitions against local commissions

LAHORE: A full bench of the Lahore High Court (LHC), headed by Chief Justice Ijaz Ahmad Chaudhry, dismissed on Friday scores of petitions filed by 12 parliamentarians, challenging the authority and legality of the local commissions appointed by LHC’s election tribunals to record statements of parties.
In its short order, the full bench held that the local commissions were constituted to assist the election tribunals and the Election Commission in the process of recording

LHC dismisses petition to block Wikileaks website

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed on Friday dismissed a petition seeking ban on access to Wikileaks’ website in Pakistan. Justice Saeed declared it a non-maintainable petition, against the people’s fundamental right to access information.
The petitioner, Arif Gondal, pleaded that Wikileaks, through the leakage of sensitive secrets, was conspiring to create conflicts among Pakistan, Saudi Arabia and other Muslim and western countries of the world and

Spot-fixing hearing – ICC dismisses Pakistan cricketers’ appeal

DUBAI: The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Sunday rejected the appeals of Pakistan cricketers Salman Butt and Mohammad Aamer against suspensions for spot-fixing.
The two, along with fast bowler Mohammad Asif, were provisionally suspended by the ICC over allegations they were involved in spot-fixing during Pakistan’s summer tour of England.
All three appealed, but Asif later withdrew his application. ICC code of conduct commissioner Michael Beloff announced the