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Rabbani rejects Aseff’s plea against devolution

Rabbani rejects Aseff’s plea against devolution

ISLAMABAD – Implementation Commission on 18th Constitutional Amendment chairman Raza Rabbani on Thursday rejected the arguments of Education Minister Sardar Aseff Ahmed Ali against the devolution of the ministry to the provinces and said all the ministries in the concurrent list would be devolved to the provinces.
Education Minister Sardar Aseff Ahmed Ali was, however, confident that the ministry would not be devolved to the provinces as it falls under the federal list and not

CDGL recovers Rs 300m land on neighbourhood plea

Lahore – Under the supervision of District Officer (Revenue) Zulfiqar Ahmad Ghuman city district administration has managed to retrieve land worth more than Rs 300 million.
The land is situated in the vicinity of Madrassa Jamia Naeemia and is expected to be worth about Rs 300 million. A dispute over the land meant a number of individuals had been visiting the site to claim it. The residents of the neighborhood adjacent to the disputed land detecting suspicious movement in the

LHC adjourns plea challenging Khosa’s appointment

LAHORE – A Lahore High Court (LHC) bench consisting of Justice Umar Ata Bandial on Wednesday adjourned until January 21 hearing of a petition challenging eligibility of Latif Khosa for appointment as Punjab governor due to serious corruption charges against him.
During the case’s previous hearing, the judge had admitted the petition for regular hearing and summoned Lahore High Court Bar Association (LHCBA) President Abdul Qadoos, deputy attorney general and the Punjab additional

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

LHC seeks reply on terrorism suspect’s plea against confinement

LAHORE: A Lahore High Court (LHC) division bench headed by Chief Justice Khawaja Muhammad Sharif on Monday sought a reply from the Punjab home secretary until December 10 on a petition filed by accused terrorist Hijratullah against his solidarity confinement at the Kot Lakhpat Jail, Lahore.
The petitioner accused of carrying out the terrorist attack on the Manawan Police Training Centre in March 2009 submitted that authorities had put him in a dark cell and were treating him as

SC takes up plea against govt’s bid to buy BP assets

ISLAMABAD: A three-member Supreme Court bench will today (Monday) take up a petition by Jamaat-e-Islami’s (JI) former chief Qazi Hussain Ahmad against the government’s bid to purchase its sold out assets from the British Petroleum (BP) at inflated prices, which would cause a loss of $800-million to the national exchequer.
The bench consists of Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, Justice Ghulam Rabbani and Justice Khalilur Rehman Ramday. In compliance with the court’s

SC rejects govt’s plea for more time, change of counsel in NRO case

The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed the government’s plea seeking replacement of its counsel and more time to plead the National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) review petition, already set for hearing on October 13.
The three-member SC bench of Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, Justice Ghulam Rabbani and Justice Khalilur Rehman Ramday, was hearing the federation’s application seeking postponement of its review petition against the NRO verdict until it