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PPP to observe Black Day today

The PPP will observe a Black Day today to condemn General Zia-ul-Haq’s decision to overthrow a democratically elected government of Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto. According to PPP circles, PPP Punjab and Lahore chapters

Traders refuse to observe 8pm closure rule

LAHORE – The traders of the city declared that they would not follow any decision of closing shops at 8pm and would launch protests if the government tried to threaten or force them on Tuesday. The traders said though no decision had been taken as yet but there were rumours that the government would try to order closing down of the markets at 8pm in order to save power. “Our businesses have already collapsed due to continuous load shedding and this decision would prove as the final

Bar will observe strike against Holy Quran’s desecration

HAFIZABAD – The Hafizabad District Bar will observe complete strike against the Holy Quran’s desecration committed by a Pastor Terry Jones in Florida, a state of America. It was stated in a press release issued here the other day. Meanwhile, Jamaat-e-Islami Hafizabad Amir Dr Yaseen Insari and Secretary General Amanullah Chatta said that American government was involved in the desecration of the Holy Quran. They criticised Pop Benedict’s favour to blasphemy accused Asia and demanded

Lawyers observe ‘black day’

LAHORE – Lawyers observed ‘black-day’ on Friday and denounced the acquittal and release of Raymond Davis, a Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) operative and killer of two Pakistani citizens. Black flags were hoisted on bar premises and lawyers appeared in courts wearing black armbands. Speaking at a general-house meeting of the Lahore High Court Bar Association (LHCBA), the lawyers flayed politicians, army and secret agencies and accused them of playing a dirty role in the Raymond

Lawyers observe ‘Youm-e-Iftikhar’

KARACHI – The lawyer fraternity on Wednesday observed ‘Youm-e-Iftikhar’ on the fourth anniversary of former president Gen (retd) Pervez Musharraf’s illegitimate dismissal of Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudry on March 9, 2007. Praising the judges for taking a stand against the dictator, the lawyers said that Chaudhry and other judges did not compromise on their principles to resist against the unconstitutional act.
They were speaking at the Karachi Bar