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ICC summons Younis, Afridi for Doha hearing

ICC summons Younis, Afridi for Doha hearing

LAHORE – The International Cricket Council has summoned Pakistan coach Waqar Younis and ODI captain Shahid Afridi to appear before the ICC Anti-Corruption Tribunal. The ICC made a request to the PCB to direct Afridi and Younis to appear before the ICC Anti-Corruption Tribunal.
Suspended Test captain Salman Butt and pace bowlers Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Amir are due to appear before the three-member tribunal in Doha from January 6 to 11. The Pakistan Cricket Board said in a

Murray granted extra hearing

Lawyers representing Michael Jackson’s doctor Conrad Murray have won an extra court hearing to ask for medical items found in the late star’s bedroom to undergo vigorous testing as they battle to clear the physician’s name.
The medic has pleaded not guilty to a charge of involuntary manslaughter following the singer’s tragic death last year and he is expected to go on trial in 2011. A coroner ruled Jackson died of cardiac arrest brought on by an overdose of anaesthetic Propofol,

Suspended Salman wants hearing deferred

KARACHI: Pakistan’s suspended former captain Salman Butt said Tuesday he asked an anti-corruption tribunal to put off a hearing next month so he can deal with any possible criminal proceedings in London. The 26-year-old, along with pacemen Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Aamer, was provisionally suspended by the International Cricket Council (ICC) on charges of spot-fixing during Pakistan’s Lord’s Test against England in August.
The trio face an ICC tribunal in Doha from January

Salman asks tribunal to put off hearing

KARACHI – Former Pakistan cricket team captain Salman Butt said on Tuesday that he asked an anti-corruption tribunal to put off a hearing next month so he can deal with any possible criminal proceedings in London.
Along with pacemen Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Aamer, the 26-year-old cricketer was provisionally suspended by the International Cricket Council (ICC) on charges of spot-fixing during Lord’s Test against England in August.
The trio faces an ICC tribunal in Doha from

LHC adjourns Rehman’s presidential pardon case

LAHORE: Hearing of a petition challenging the pardon granted by President Asif Ali Zardari to Interior Minister Rehman Malik was adjourned to December 24 by a full bench of Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday. Earlier, Deputy Attorney General Naveed Inayat Malik had requested adjournment on behalf of the federation, citing Rehman’s pending adjudication in Supreme Court as an excuse.
Barrister Farooq Hassan, representing the petitioner, opposed the request saying the government was

PCO judges case: Hearing adjourned till Jan 3

ISLAMABAD – The Supreme Court on Wednesday adjourned hearing of a contempt of the court case against the judges, who took oath under the Provisional Constitution Order (PCO), till January 3, 2011, a private TV channel reported.
A four-member bench comprising Justices Mahmood Akhtar Shahid Siddiqui, Justice Jawwad S Khawaja, Justice Khilji Arif Hussain and Justice Tariq Parvez was hearing the case against the judges for taking oath under the PCO in defiance of a restraining order

Zardari dual office case – LHC adjourns hearing until January 10

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Tuesday adjourned the hearing of a petition challenging President Asif Ali Zardari’s co-chairmanship of the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP). LHC Chief Justice (CJ) Ijaz Ahmed Chaudhry is heading the five-member bench hearing the petition. Petitioner AK Dogar presented his final arguments saying that Zardari could not hold a political office while being the president. “Implementing the constitution in letter and spirit can bring a political and

Hearing for blasphemy amendment bill, Aasia pardon case set for 23rd

LAHORE: The Federal government on Monday was issued a notice for December 23 in relation to a petition filed in the Lahore High Court seeking a stay order to stop government from tabling blasphemy laws amendment bill in the parliament.
The petition filed by Muhammad Nasir stated that the parliament had no right to amend the blasphemy law. Nasir’s counsel said the federal government was planning to table a blasphemy law amendment bill in the parliament and this was against the

Haj scam hearing today

ISLAMABAD: A six-member Special Bench of the Supreme Court headed by chief justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry will take up today (Monday) a suo motu case against the irregularities and corruption in Haj arrangements.
Religious Affairs Minister Hamid Saeed Kazmi and Science and Technology Minister Azam Khan Swati, the attorney general, secretaries of Interior, Establishment, Religious Affairs, the FIA director general, the NAB chairman, the members of committee of parliamentarians

Lawyer objects to formation of SC bench hearing PCO judges case

ISLAMABAD: Dr Abdul Basit, counsel for Justice Shabbar Raza Rizvi and Justice Hasnat Ahmed Khan, on Tuesday objected to the formation of the Supreme Court bench hearing contempt of court cases against the PCO judges.
Dr Basit contended that three judges of the bench had had an “ugly incident” with his clients, thus they did not want these judges to hear their case. A five-member SC bench, comprising Justice Muhammad Sair Ali, Justice Mahmood Akhtar Shahid Siddiqui,

Spot-fixing hearing – Dubious duo vows to clear names in Dubai

LAHORE: Pakistani batsman Salman Butt and bowler Mohammad Aamer vowed Friday to prove their innocence as they left for Dubai to appeal against their suspension over a spot-fixing scandal. The International Cricket Council provisionally suspended Salman, who was Pakistan’s Test captain, Aamer and bowler Mohammad Asif after they were charged with offences under the anti-corruption code of conduct last month.
They all appealed, although Asif later withdrew his application. An ICC

CPP adjourns hearing of FFC acquisition case

The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) has given a week’s time to Fauji Fertiliser Company (FFC) and Agritech to provide complete details on the proposed acquisition of the later by Agritech.
CCP held a hearing on the proposed acquisition of 79 percent shares of Agritech by FFC here on Wednesday. The hearing was held by the CCP bench comprising of CCP Chairperson Rahat Kaunain Hassan and Members Dr Joseph Wilson and Vadiyya S Khalil.
CCP granted an

Government likely to move SC for early hearing

The government is likely to move an application in the Supreme Court for an early hearing of other controversial and challenged clauses of the 18th Amendment, so that parliament could re-amend it along with Article 175A in one go, Pakistan Today learnt on Sunday.
“If the constitutional reforms committee reaches a consensus on 175A under the light of the SC decision and brings it in the form of 19th Amendment in parliament for passage, the committee may have to go

KSE sluggish: Awaits NRO hearing

KARACHI: The Karachi Stock Exchange (KSE) index depreciated on Tuesday as investors nervously wait for a hearing by the Supreme Court on a government appeal against the overturning of the amnesty law.
The law allowed some formerly active politicians to return but was rescinded in December 2009 by the Supreme Court. The hearing is due on Wednesday.
“The market remained subdued prior to the NRO (National Reconciliation Order) hearing tomorrow and investors are waiting for