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Kazmi serves Rs 100m notice on Swati

Kazmi serves Rs 100m notice on Swati

ISLAMABAD: Two cabinet ministers on Saturday traded allegations against each other with Minister for Religious Affairs Hamid Saeed Kazmi serving a legal notice of Rs 100 million as compensation on Minister for Science and Technology Azam Khan Swati for leveling “baseless corruption charges” against him.
However, undeterred by the notice, Swati said a mere notice could not shield a crime by a minister who looted 29,000 pilgrims. Asked whether he had solid proof to support his

PM snubs ministers, asks Kazmi to withdraw defamation notice

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani on Monday asked Federal Minister for Religious Affairs Hamid Saeed Kazmi to take back the Rs 100 million defamation notice he had sent to Federal Minister for Science and Technology Azam Swati over corruption allegations pertaining to haj arrangements.
The prime minister telephoned both the ministers and directed them to refrain from issuing statements against each other as an enquiry has already been initiated to fix the

Experts notice lessening dengue severity, more cases

LAHORE: Medical experts have noticed a greater incidence of dengue virus across Lahore with a parallel decrease in the severity of the deadly disease, Pakistan Today has learnt.
Doctors serving in dengue wards of different public hospitals said that the dengue virus has changed its pattern as the number of dengue patients in critical condition has decreased in hospitals, while the overall incidence of the disease has increased.
“The number of dengue patients being admitted

Case of missing prisoners – ISI, MI and IB chiefs sent notice

ISLAMABAD: A three-member Supreme Court bench on Friday issued directions to the heads of the Inter-Services Intelligence, Intelligence Bureau and Military Intelligence to submit their comments by November 25 on the disappearance of 11 prisoners from Adiala Jail, Rawalpindi.
The bench consisting of Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, Justice Tariq Parvez and Justice Ghulam Rabbani was hearing a case of 11 prisoners who went missing from Adiala Jail, after allegedly being

SC sends notice to Raja Riaz and Uzma Bukhari for defaming TV channels

ISLAMABAD: A three-member Supreme Court bench on Thursday issued notices to Raja Riaz, PPP Punjab senior minister and Uzma Bukhari, PPP’s provincial assembly member, asking them to submit their replies over a statement they made in an assembly session that certain TV channels were shareholder of India’s Bajaj Group.
The bench of Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, Justice Tariq Parvez and Justice Ghulam Rabbani issued notices to both leaders through the Punjab Assembly

PM takes notice of sugar crisis

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani on Tuesday castigated the ministries of Industries and Commerce for failing to timely implement the October 26 decision of the ministerial committee on sugar.
The industries and commerce secretaries were called by the prime minister to be asked why had sugar prices been increasing and what was delaying the implementation of the decision of ministerial committee on sugar that had directed the TCP to off load 50,000 tonnes of sugar.

CCP issues show-cause notice to 10 jute mills for alleged cartelisation

The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) has issued show cause notices to 10 jute mills, all members of Pakistan Jute Mills Association (PJMA), for alleged cartelisation in supply of gunny bags to various government departments, including Pakistan Agriculture Storage and Supply Corporation Limited (PASSCO), which is a violation of Section 4 of the Competition Act, 2010.
In order to detect cases of collusive tendering or bidding in public procurement, CCP

Still no contempt notice to Musharraf, 4 governors

ISLAMABAD: Irrespective of the fact that almost all the Provisional Constitutional Order (PCO) judges have resigned, no contempt notice has yet been issued against General (r) Pervez Musharraf and the four governors, who had administered the oath to the PCO judges in blatant violation of the apex court verdict of November 3, 2007.
Of the four governors, the governors of Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa are still holding their offices and no court has passed any order against them so

12 lawmakers disregard ECP notice to defend educational degrees

ISLAMABAD: Parliamentarians and members of provincial assemblies appear to have no regard for the law or the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), as some of them accused of possessing fake degrees are consistently avoiding to appear before the ECP special committee to defend their educational record.
Only three of the 15 MPs summoned appeared before the special committee on Monday and the ECP officials hearing the fake degree cases said that the committee would refer the cases

LHC issues notice on petition against Punjab government’s ban on recruitments

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Monday issued notice to Punjab government on a petition challenging ban on appointments in grades 5 to 16 in provincial departments.
Advocate Alamgir Khan filed the petition stating that the government had put a ban on recruitments in grades 5 to 16 which had caused an increase in unemployment. He said the young educated people were getting involved in illegal activities due to joblessness. He pleaded that the government was constitutionally bound

Factory sacks 16 workers, 200 labourers without notice

Workers of STHAL Co. engineering factory staged a protest against the illegal dismissal of 16 of their colleagues, on the allegation of being involved in the formation of a union.
The protestors gathered at Assembly hall and blocked Mall road for half an hour. They chanted slogans against the administration of the factory and Provincial Minister of Labor Ashraf Sohna.
Leader of the protest Gulzar Ahmad Chaudary told Pakistan Today that the administration of the

CJ takes notice of dilapidating Badshahi Mosque

During his visit at the Badshahi Mosque and the Allama Iqbal’s mausoleum on Saturday, the chief justice Lahore High Court (LHC) took notice of the poor maintenance at the mosque and directed the secretary Auqaf government of Punjab to ensure proper cleanliness and initiate repair works.
The chief justice expressed his discontent on the poor cleanliness conditions prevailing in the mosque. Irshad Ullah Rana, Secretary to LHC chief justice, wrote in a letter to the secretary Aukaf,

LHC issues notice to Jhang police

LHC issued a notice telling Jhang police to not harass a couple who married against parents will
50-year old Ijaz paid Rakhi’s parents to let him marry her
Rakhi and new husband Abbas filed over 4 different kinds of petitions against the police, but they did not stop
The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Friday issued notice to Jhang police officials for registering false cases against a couple who married against their parents will.

LCWU convocation notice

The 8th convocation of the Lahore College for Women University (LCWU), Lahore will be held at the university’s auditorium on Tuesday 26th October, 2010 at 05:00p.m while the rehearsals will take place on Monday 25th October 2010 at 09:00 a.m. Students are directed to be punctual and dress-up in the prescribed hood and gown that can be rented from the university. Convocation will be followed by dinner and students can get their registration cards from their respective