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LAHORE – Lahore High Court (LHC) on Wednesday asked the govt to file their replies within two weeks regarding arrest of driver who crushed to death Ibadur Rehman.
The counsel pleading the case submitted that three months had been passed, but apparently nothing had been done to arrest the driver and impound the vehicle under which Ibadur Rehman was crushed to death.
LHC Chief Justice Ijaz Ahmed Chaudhry ordered the federal interior and foreign secretaries, Punjab home
ISLAMABAD – The Supreme Court (SC) adjourned review petition on National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) for two weeks on Tuesday.
The hearing was adjourned due to absence of Justice Tasadaq Jilani, who is unavailable because of his illness.
The attorney general said that there is no change in the stance of the federation. He further said that the federation wants lawyer of its own choice.
LAHORE – City Traffic Police during its special drive against wheelie, rrested 66 motorcyclists during 15 weeks of the current year.
A Traffic Police spokesman said here on Saturday that following the directions by Chief Traffic Office, Syed Ahmed Mubeen, divisional SPs and circle in-charges supervised the campaign in their divisions and took effective measures to eradicate the trend of wheelie on the roads.
Special squads have been constituted for crackdown against
SANAA – Yemen’s opposition rejected an offer on Thursday to join Saudi-mediated talks on a transfer of power and set a two-week deadline for President Ali Abdullah Saleh to step aside.
“We have renewed our emphasis on the need for speeding the process of (Saleh) standing down to within two weeks. Therefore we will not go to Riyadh,” said Mohammed al-Mutawakkil, a prominent opposition leader.
BRUSSELS – World number two Kim Clijsters confirmed on Tuesday she will be sidelined for between four to six weeks with shoulder and wrist injuries. The reigning Australian Open champion will miss the Fed Cup semi-final against the Czech Republic later this month, and the Madrid WTA tournament from April 30 to May 8.
“I think this is a great pity,” said Clijsters, 27, on her website. “The Fed Cup is something I was really looking forward to. But I felt that something was out of
NEW DELHI – After four gruelling weeks, thousands of air miles clocked up and 42 matches played, the World Cup quarter-finals will still feature the world’s eight top-ranked teams. The first round, as expected, saw Bangladesh, Ireland, Netherlands, Zimbabwe, Canada and Kenya fall by the wayside with some hitting the ground more painfully than others. But, in general, it was business as usual for the sport’s elite sides and fuel for the International Cricket Council who will slash the
LAHORE – Lahore High Court (LHC) Chief Justice High Court Ijaz Ahmad Chaudhry on Saturday constituted six division benches (DBs) and 12 single benches (SBs) at the principal seat for week commencing from March 21. One DB each for the benches at Rawalpindi and Bahawalpur, three DBs for Multan, three SBs each for Rawalpindi and Bahawalpur and six SBs for Multan were also constituted. The DBs at the principal seat are: Chief Justice and Justice Ijaz ul Ahsan, Justice Ch Iftikhar Hussain
ISLAMABAD – Another International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission is due in the next few weeks to review revenue measures, which the government promised would be taken to improve revenue collection and bridge the fiscal deficit, an official source said. A date has not been finalised yet, but they would be in the town by mid April, he said, adding that the revenue measures agreed with the fund would be implemented by that time.
The government plans to impose of 15 percent flood income
SRINAGAR – Traders in Indian-held Kashmir (IHK) have suspended cross Line of Control (LoC) trade for the next two weeks due to unnecessary harassment by Indian Commercial Tax Department. Per details, over 30 traders involved in cross LoC trade said in a statement issued after a meeting in Poonch that they had decided to suspend their activities for two weeks to protest against the Commercial Tax Department.
The traders also took out a protest rally later.
They said according