ISLAMABAD: Pakistan's longest serving Supreme Court Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry will retire today, ending an era marked by aggressive judicial activism that even snared a serving prime minister. Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry leaving behind a legacy of broken myths, shaking the archaic political...
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- Longest serving Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry retires todayISLAMABAD: Pakistan's longest serving Supreme Court Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry will retire today,
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Longest serving Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry retires today
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan's longest serving Supreme Court Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry will retire today, ending an era marked by aggressive judicial activism that even snared a serving prime minister. Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry leaving behind a legacy of broken myths, shaking the archaic political order and bringing into public spotlight the spy chiefs who had remained shrouded behind the wall of secrecy,
Saad terms PTI sit-in ‘useless’ in ending drone attacks
LAHORE: Federal Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique Tuesday said that protests and sit-ins are of no use to end US drone attacks, however, he added that no one could be stopped from their right of protest citing a civilian and democratic government in Pakistan. Speaking to media representatives after addressing the “Regional Conference on Strengthening Transport Connectivity and Trade Facilitation
Post-retirement judiciary will continue to work efficiently: CJ
ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry has said that he would be retiring tomorrow but expressed the confidence that the judiciary will continue to perform efficiently even after his departure. Addressing the last full court meeting led by him, Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry expressed satisfaction on the way the judiciary, which was restored following a great movement, discharged
Imran Reiterates to continue demonstration for free & fair elections
ISLAMABAD: Issuing yet another warning to hold country-wide protest demonstrations over the issue of rigging, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman, Imran Khan said, “We have accepted election but not rigging.” “Almost seven months had passed and the process of thumbprint verification for votes in four constituencies had not been completed,” Imran Khan said while talking
Pakistan, Iran agree to speed up work on gas pipeline project
ISLAMABAD: In the strongest signal in months, Pakistan announced on Tuesday it had agreed with Iran to speed up implementation of the much-delayed gas pipeline project designed to link Iran’s giant South Pars gas field with consumers in South Asia. The United States opposes the $7.5-billion project because it could violate sanctions imposed on Iran over nuclear activities Washington suspects
General Raheel Sharif visits LoC
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