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Gilani orders gas 5 days a week for Punjab industry

Gilani orders gas 5 days a week for Punjab industry

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani on Monday directed the Petroleum Ministry to ensure that the industrial sector in Punjab received uninterrupted supply of gas five days a week, adding that an equitable distribution of gas across the country and a strict implementation on Economic Coordination Committee’s decisions must be ensured.
Chairing a special high-level meeting at the PM House to review the gas supply situation, particularly, to the industrial sector in Punjab,

LHC orders Punjab govt not to take action against teachers

LAHORE: Lahore High Court (LHC) Chief Justice (CJ) Ijaz Ahmed Chaudhry on Tuesday directed the Punjab government not to take any disciplinary action against teachers of public-sector colleges who protested against establishing board of governors (BoG) in educational institutions on December 9 and were tortured by police. The LHC CJ issued these orders while proceeding on a suo motu notice against police torture of protesting teachers and students outside the Punjab Assembly. The

‘Islam orders severe punishments only for reducing crime rate’

LAHORE: Islam orders severe punishment only for reducing crime rate in society, Lahore High Court (LHC) Chief Justice (CJ) Ijaz Ahmed Chaudhry said on Tuesday. He made these remarks while meeting bar association representatives from Sargodha, Shahpur and Gorja who called on him at his chamber. The LHC said that criminals and offenders were awarded punishments for eliminating corruption and crime. Lawyers appreciated the LHC CJ’s anti-corruption campaign and invited his attention to

Police balks at implementing court orders

LAHORE: Lahore police has showed no compliance to 1200 orders passed by different session courts during the last one year regarding registration of contempt of court cases against several police officials on the charges of disobeying court orders.
Despite implementation of the Police Order 2000, as many as 76 police stations and their respective SHOs in Lahore are not ready to implement court orders properly. They are found using delaying tactics in providing justice to the

LHC orders registering FIR against police

LAHORE: Lahore High Court (LHC) Chief Justice (CJ) Ijaz Ahmed Chaudhry on Monday ordered registering a first information report (FIR) against the policemen who manhandled teachers and students protesting against establishing board of governors (BoG) in public-sector colleges in front of the Punjab Assembly.
The LHC CJ issued the order after seeing picture of a policeman beating a bleeding teacher lying down on the road. The court also allowed owner of a private bus burnt by

Ministers defying orders to vacate suites in Lodges

ISLAMABAD: Some powerful ministers are not only violating laws pertaining to requisition of official residences but have also defied the directions of Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani and Deputy Speaker Faisal Karim Kundi to vacate suites in the Parliament Lodges.
Following a row over residential suites between PML-Q MNA Marvi Memon and Senator Humayun Khan last month, Deputy Speaker Kundi wrote a letter to the premier, asking the latter to direct those ministers to vacate

NVM DG refuses to follow implementation commission’s orders

ISLAMABAD: The director general of National Volunteer Movement (NVM), Nazar Hussain, has refused to follow the orders of the implementation commission of surrendering all NVM resources to the Ministry of Youth Affairs.
Sources informed Pakistan Today that in its meeting held on December 1, the Implementation Commission had decided that all five ministries being devolved to the provinces from the Centre and their subordinating organisations would be abolished.
However, the

SC orders payback of $21m advance for Guddu, Naudero plants

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Tuesday directed the Central Power Generation Company Limited (CPGCL) to pay back an amount of over $21 million along with the mark-up it received in advance for setting up Guddu and Naudero-II power plants and inform the court by today (Wednesday).
The three-member bench, comprising Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, Justice Ghulam Rabbani and Justice Khalilur Rehman Ramday, was hearing a suo motu case into the alleged

Karzai orders probe into NATO killing in Afghanistan

KABUL: Afghan President Hamid Karzai ordered an investigation on Thursday into the killing by NATO forces of a former governor in southern Afghanistan, his office said.
According to Karzai’s office, troops broke into the house of Haji Ibrahim, a former district governor in the southern Helmand province, earlier this week, killing him and arresting six members of his family.
Gulab Mangal, the Helmand governor, told Karzai preliminary investigations had revealed Ibrahim was

COAS orders inquiry into alleged irregularities in NLC

ISLAMABAD: Army chief Gen Ashfaq Kayani on Tuesday ordered a high-level inquiry into alleged irregularities in the National Logistic Cell (NLC).
“A serving corps commander has been nominated to head the inquiry along with two major generals as members. Appropriate action will be taken on the completion of the inquiry, per relevant army rules and regulations,” an ISPR statement said.
In a recently held meeting, the Public Accounts Committee pointed out massive embezzlement

Punjab government flouts LHC orders on illegal speed breakers

LAHORE: Despite calling upon the federal government to implement verdicts of the superior courts, the Punjab government and its entity, the City District Government Lahore (CDGL) has not implemented the Lahore High Court’s (LHC) judgment ordering the removal of all illegal speed breakers in Lahore with immediate effect, Pakistan Today has learnt.
LHC Chief Justice (CJ) Khawaja Muhammad Sharif on November 3 had ordered the municipal authorities to remove all illegal speed breakers

Yemen court orders arrest of Awlaqi

SANAA: A Yemeni court ordered radical Yemeni-American cleric Anwar al-Awlaqi on Saturday to appear before it on charges of links to Al-Qaeda and incitement to kill foreigners, or face arrest by any means.
Judge Mohsen Alwan ordered the representative of the public prosecutor to inform the concerned authorities “to forcibly arrest … Anwar al-Awlaqi and … Othman al-Awlaqi.”
US-born Awlaqi and Othman al-Awlaqi, a relative, were both charged in absentia by a Sanaa court on

LHC orders CDGL to raze unauthorised speed breakers

LAHORE: The Lahore High court (LHC) on Wednesday ordered the City District Government Lahore (CDGL) to remove all unauthorized speed breakers and put up streets lights where missing.
LHC Chief Justice Khawaja Muhammad Sharif passed the order while disposing the suo motu notice against the death of two brothers in Gulshan Ravi. The two brothers had allegedly died after falling off their motorcycle at a speed breaker.
During court proceedings SSP Investigation Zulfiqar Hameed

Find Adiala Jail prisoners by Nov 10, orders SC

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Punjab chief secretary to positively recover the 11 missing prisoners of Adiala Jail by November 10 and submit a compliance report before it by the set date.
The directives came after a daily situation report (DSR) was presented before the apex court by the Rawalpindi Police Special Branch, which unveiled facts about the whereabouts of the 11 missing prisoners. The DSR also exposed the Punjab police and bureaucracy for hiding

LHC CJ orders judicial inquiry into LDA torture incident

LAHORE: Taking notice of the torture on a former Lahore Development Authority (LDA) school teacher and journalists from a private television channel, the Lahore High Court chief justice on Saturday ordered a judicial inquiry headed by Cantt Magistrate Masroor Anwar to ascertain the facts of the incident.
The inquiry will begin on November 1 (Monday) and the magistrate will submit its report to the LHC in 48 hours. Fouzia Iftikhar Khan had visited the LDA Building on Friday along

Court orders Iraqi parliament back to work

Iraq’s highest court ordered parliament to resume its work on Sunday, nearly eight months after inconclusive elections left the country without a new government.
Federal Supreme Court spokesman Abdul Sattar Bayrakdar said parliament was ordered to convene and choose a new speaker, the first step to forming a coalition in Iraq, which has been without a government since the March 7 polls.
“In a decision taken today, the supreme court ordered parliament to return

Orders for ATCs fall on stony ground

The Punjab government has failed to shift four anti-terrorism courts (ATCs) from Lahore, Multan and Gujranwala to other districts despite four month old orders from the home department, Pakistan Today has learnt.
The home department had issued a notification on July 26, directing the Punjab government to shift ATCs to other districts where the courts did not exist and registration of cases under anti-terrorism clauses were on the rise.
According to the