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SECP names KSE nominee directors

SECP names KSE nominee directors

KARACHI – The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) Tuesday selected nominee directors on the board of Karachi Stock Exchange (KSE) for 2011 after a delay of over three weeks.
According to KSE sources, the apex regulator after a delay of 24 days had ultimately announced the four names of its nominee directors on the KSE board from the financial sector. Those nominated include Muneer Kamal, Shazad G Dada, Asif Qadir and Abdul Qadir Memon who officiate as KASB Bank

JCP drops 15 HC judges, names Osmani to SC

ISLAMABAD – The Judicial Commission of Pakistan (JCP), headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, on Saturday nominated Sindh High Court (SHC) Chief Justice Sarmad Jalal Osmani as a Supreme Court judge, while Justice Musheer Alam will replace him as the SHC chief justice.
The commission also granted an extension of tenure to 24 additional judges of the Lahore High Court (LHC). A total of 34 additional judges of the Lahore High Court were being

Quacks misusing names of renowned doctors

OKARA – Okara city and its suburban areas are full of quacks who are running about 1,000 clinics around the district where are busy in practicing operation displaying the names of renowned doctors.
High degrees are displayed on the sign boards outside the clinics. Homeopathic doctors are also busy curing the patients by the way of allopathic medicines. The LHVs and the students of nursing schools have also established clinics in their homes. Illegal abortion is also performed on

National Film Registry names 25 films to preservation list

LOS ANGELES – A range of movies from comedy “Airplane!” to George Lucas’ “The Empire Strikes Back” and 1906’s short film “A Trip Down Market Street” were named to the National Film Registry ensuring their preservation for future generations.
Among others are horror film “The Exorcist,” political drama “All the President’s Men,” 1959 African-American cultural exploration “Cry of Jazz” and director John Huston’s war documentary “Let There Be Light,” which was banned in the US for

ECP names 3 MPs’ for FIRs

ISLAMABAD – Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Thursday referred three more cases of fake degree holder lawmakers to police for the registration of first information reports for submitting fake documents to the ECP.
An ECP official told Pakistan Today that chief election commissioner referred cases of Balochistan Population and Welfare Minister Muhammad Khan Toor, Member National Assembly Syed Sulman Mohsin Gillani, who was elected from NA-145, and Punjab Assembly member

SC still waiting for names that paid $21m to RPPs

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the chief executive officer (CEO) of the Pakistani government’s Central Power Generation Company (CPGC) Ltd to hold an inquiry and fix responsibility on the officials involved in making a US$21.43 million advance payment to Walter Power International (WPI) and its associate Pakistan Power Resources (PPR) headed by Iqbal Z. Ahmed for installation of the Guddu and Naudero-II Rental Power Projects.
A three-member bench of Chief

Judges’ appointment – PML-N and PML-Q agree on names for parliamentary body

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Muslim League-N and the Pakistan Muslim League-Q on Thursday reached a consensus over nominations for parliamentary committee for the appointment of judges to superior courts.
In Senate, Leader of Opposition Wasim Sajjad replaced his name with PML-N’s Senator Ishaq Dar, while Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain will still be the nominee of his party. In National Assembly, Opposition Leader Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan nominated Sardar Mehtab Abbasi from the PML-N and

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

PBC names Khalid Ranjha to Judicial Commission

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Bar Council (PBC) on Thursday nominated senior lawyer Dr Khalid Ranjha as its member for the Judicial Commission constituted for appointing Supreme Court of Pakistan judges under the 18th Amendment.
Dr Khalid Ranjha, a former law minister and Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) senator, was nominated as the Judicial Commission member in a PBC meeting held at the council’s office. The meeting was summoned by Attorney General Anwarul Haq, who is ex-officio