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Pakistan- Lawyer shot dead in Swabi. Date. 3/31/2018 2:28:09 AM ... Police said the District Bar Association member Zainullah Advocate was going home when unidentified armed men opened fire on him at Jehangira Road near the cattle market. The lawyer died on the spot in the firing. Lawyers regularly come under ...
The President Karachi Bar Association Haider Imam Rizvi advised the judiciary to remain focused on its constitutional role of dispute resolution and enforcement of the rule of law 'instead of making unnecessary speeches and comments'. Also, the Supreme Court must not be dragged into the political fray ...

KARACHI: The Karachi Bar Association on Wednesday expressed deep concern over recent developments which it said posed a serious threat to the ... of the army chief and now the chief justice of Pakistan, did not add to the prestige and majesty of their offices, but reduced them to political or cult figures.
The sources said that a meeting of the Judicial Commission of Pakistan (JCP) to consider the elevation of SHC judge had been rescheduled and ... The Peshawar High Court Bar Association, the Peshawar District Bar Association and the K-P Bar Council on March 27 passed a resolution, wherein it is ...
MIRPUR (AJK)-Former president of District Bar Association Mirpur Zulfiqar Ahmed Raja has welcomed the Pakistani government's decision to abolish ... “Rather in present circumstances, AJK Council performs as the parallel government in Azad Jammu Kashmir headed by its Prime Minister of Pakistan side ...
Pakistan Bar Counsil Vice Chairman Kamran Murtaza, who withdrew his representation from defending Hashmi earlier, said had these words been used for someone else they still would not have defended them. During the hearing, Rizvi informed the court that Hashmi's licence to practice law has been ...

During the joint general body meeting of the Peshawar High Court Bar Association, Peshawar District Bar Association and KP Bar Council, the participants ... The meeting urged the Pakistan Bar Council and bar councils of the four provinces to immediately coordinate and convene the All Pakistan Lawyers ...
Justice Dost Muhammad Khan, however, through the Registrar's Office, intimated to the Supreme Court Bar Association as well as Pakistan Bar Council, not to attend their receptions on the eve of his retirement, declining with thanks. No reasons were mentioned by the Registrar's Office as to why Justice ...
QUETTA: Balochistan Advocate General (AG) Amanullah Kanrani has announced his resignation in order to participate in the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) elections as its president. He made this announcement at a press conference here on Wednesday. Kanrani said that he was appointed as ...
Quetta - Balochistan lawyers on Wednesday boycotted court proceedings over the FIRs lodged against the leaders of Pashtun Tahafuz Movement (PTM) in Zhob and Qilla Saifullah over their speeches. The Balochistan Bar Council, the Balochistan High Court Bar Association and Quetta Bar Association ...
PESHAWAR: A lawyer association from the home district of Speaker Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly Asad Qaiser issued legal notice to him for not honouring his announcement for the bar. The Tehsil Bar Association Chota Lahor in Swabi district issued the legal notice through its president and general ...
LAHORE, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 13th Mar, 2018 ):Tributes were paid to former Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) president and human rights activist (late) Asma Jehangir in a condolence reference held by at Lahore High Court Bar Associations's (LHCBA) Javed Iqbal Auditorium here on ...
The message, from a friend at the Muslim Bar Association of New York, said there'd been a problem with a group in New Jersey that was denied permission to build a mosque, .... Ted Kennedy of Massachusetts, Muhammad Ali Jinnah — a founding figure of Pakistan, and Pakistani politician Imran Khan.
Haq was also elected president of Rawalpindi Bar Association in 1977 and was elected vice president of the High Court Bar in 1981. He also served on the panel of experts for the Pakistan Law Commission. During the Zia regime, Haq served the government as the minister for information and broadcasting ...
Hyderabad District Bar Association Elections Held, Results To Be Declared At Karachi. Rukhshan Mir ... HYDERABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 11th Mar, 2018 ):The elections of Hyderabad District Bar Association (HDBA) were held here on Saturday in the premises of District and Session Court.
“The aim of my struggle is clean air, clean water, pure milk,” he told lawyers last week during an impromptu stop by the cafeteria of the bar association in ... Nisar has said one reason Pakistan isn't a superpower is that Pakistani gardeners take way more smoking breaks than their Chinese counterparts.
ISLAMABAD: A day after handing down a judgement barring ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif from heading the Pakistan Muslim League-N, Chief Justice ... Though CJP Nisar was not formally invited by the bar association, he said the IHCBA president had in the past twice invited him and he planned to ...

After the firing incident, Lahore High Court Chief Justice Muhammad Yawar Ali summoned a security meeting, seeking a report from IG Punjab and CCPO Lahore on the incident. The vice chairperson of Punjab Bar Council, representatives of Pakistan Bar Council and presidents of LHC Bar Association and ...
Talking to Voice of America's Urdu service, Kamran Murtaza, former president of the Pakistan Supreme Court Bar Association, said that no other Pakistani ambassador has been the focus of an arrest warrant. Haqqani resigned in 2011. He later came to Pakistan and appeared before a Pakistani court in ...
NEW YORK: A book of condolences in honour of the memory of Asma Jahangir, a leading Pakistan lawyer and United Nations human rights rapporteur, ... served as the founding Chairperson of the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan, and the first female President of the Supreme Court Bar Association.
An Anti-Terrorism court in Gilgit has sent the President of Gilgit-Baltistan Supreme Appellate Court Bar Association, Advocate Ehsan Ali, for judicial remand until February 26 for a facebook post he had made. The detention comes after an FIR was registered against the progressive human rights lawyer for ...
"For decades, Asma bravely fought for the most disadvantaged people in Pakistan, often at great personal risk. She championed the cause of women, children, bonded laborers, religious minorities, journalists, the disappeared, and so many others," said the group's secretary general, Salil Shetty, adding, ...
The court while adjourning the hearing summoned the presidents of Supreme Court Bar Association and Pakistan Bar Council to appear before it on Tuesday to give their opinions. Nehal hashmi was issued a second contempt of court notice from the Supreme Court and a first information report (FIR) was ...
MANSEHRA: Four female lawyers were elected as members of executive body of District Bar Association (DBA) on Saturday. ... which is highly commendable and encouraging for the marginalised segments of society,” Shahjehan Khan Swati, the member of Judicial Commission of Pakistan said.
The resolution stated that she had served as president of the Supreme Court Bar Association. The government of Pakistan had also awarded her with a civilian award of Hilal-e-Imtiaz for her lifetime struggle for the supremacy of constitution, rule of principles and superiority of democracy. The condolence ...
GILGIT: Lawyers in Gilgit on Friday took to the streets against registration of a case against Gilgit-Baltistan Supreme Appellate Court Bar Association President Ehsan Ali Advocate. The lawyers threatened to expand their protest across the region and boycott court proceedings if their leader was not released ...
LAHORE: Punjab Governor Rafique Rajwana on Thursday visited the residence of former president of Supreme Court Bar Association and renowned human right activist Asma Jehangir to offers condolence over her sudden death. The expressed profound grief over the death of Asma while terming it a ...
Talking to Voice of America's Urdu service, Kamran Murtaza, former president of the Pakistan Supreme Court Bar Association, said that no other Pakistani ambassador has been the focus of an arrest warrant. Haqqani resigned in 2011. He later came to Pakistan and appeared before a Pakistani court in ...
The death of Asma Jahangir is not just a blow to Pakistan, but a collective loss to human rights campaigners around the world. ... Being the first female president of the Supreme Court Bar Association was of course unimaginable; however so was smoking beedis in the “men's” bar room and holding court.
A Pakistani activist and human-rights lawyer, she left a mark on the global fight against inequality. ... Only a few days before Pakistan's most famous human-rights advocate, Asma Jahangir, was felled by a heart attack, she was speaking out in support of a group of ethnic Pashtuns who had marched across ...
NEW YORK: A book of condolences in honour of the memory of Asma Jahangir, a leading Pakistan lawyer and United Nations human rights rapporteur, ... served as the founding Chairperson of the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan, and the first female President of the Supreme Court Bar Association.
An Anti-Terrorism court in Gilgit has sent the President of Gilgit-Baltistan Supreme Appellate Court Bar Association, Advocate Ehsan Ali, for judicial remand until February 26 for a facebook post he had made. The detention comes after an FIR was registered against the progressive human rights lawyer for ...
ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 05th Feb, 2018 )Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar on Monday took suo motu notice of the ... Last month, lawyers from the Islamabad Bar Association (IBA) began further construction on the football field despite being stopped from doing so at the end ...
Srinagar /Anantnag: The High Court Bar Association on Saturday protested against the Shopain killings and termed them as intentional and barbaric. ... How long Pakistani and Indian leadership will remain silent to the gross human Rights violation taking place in Kashmir and how long the world will watch ...
ISLAMABAD, Feb 4 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 04th Feb, 2018 ):High Court Bar Association (HCBA) in Indian Occupied Kashmir staged a protest demonstration in Srinagar against the increase in civilian killings in the territory. According to Kahsmir Media Service , the HCBA in a statement issued in ...
Equally important was said to be the fact that they were descendants of the people who contributed tremendously for the creation of Pakistan in 1947. ... On the occasion former President of Pakistan Supreme Court Bar Association, Yasin Azad, along with 40 other senior lawyers announced to join PML-N.
HYDERABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 03rd Feb, 2018 ):The votting for election of the office bearees of Sindh High Court Bar Association Hyderabad Chapter began here on Saturday. According to the Election Committee, as many as 1,280 lawyers from 14 districts of Hyderabad, Mirpurkhas and ...
ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan, Justice Mian Saqib Nisar promised to not let democracy get derailed in Pakistan. ... We have buried the 'doctrine of necessity' in the Sindh High Court Bar Association case and there cannot be a better judgement in the history of Pakistan," the top judge added.
NEWS DESK: Women Lawyers Association condemned Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar's remarks comparing the length of a speech to the length of a woman's skirt. According to a statement issued by the association on Monday, it is “disappointing to hear the highest judicial authority in our ...
LAHORE: A Supreme Court of Pakistan bench on Saturday directed the Punjab Chief Secretary Zahid Saeed to submit a report about vacant posts of the ... Earlier, former presidents of Lahore High Court Bar Association Anwar Kamal and Hamid Khan assisted the court on the matter as well as PBC vice ...
The Meeting had been organized by an American Lawyers Association and a group of Kashmir Diaspora. ... Seeing India and Pakistan caught up in a 'security trap' and pleading for a dialogue between India and Pakistan, Bidwai told the conference 'unless the dialogue leads to concrete results, the ...
LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League (PML) senior central leader Chaudhry Parvez Elahi has said that the Supreme Court should also investigate those ordering and staging fake police encounters in Punjab. He said this while to a delegation of Sheikhupura District Bar Association which called on him on ...
LAHORE: Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar Saturday said judiciary would not allow derailment of democracy in the country. Addressing a seminar organised by the Lahore High Court Bar Association (LHCBA) here, he said the incumbent judiciary was independent and it was not influenced ...
There is an uproar in Pakistani society these days against child sexual abuse after the brutal rape and killing of a seven-year-old girl in Kasur, a city ... She was employed by the former president of Lahore bar association so initially the police refused to register an FIR against the perpetrators because of ...
MUMBAI: A city-based lawyers' association on Friday filed a public interest litigation in the Bombay High Court against the CBI decision not to challenge ... In the PIL, the Bombay Lawyers Association has urged the high court to issue a direction to the CBI to file revision application challenging the sessions ...
LAHORE: Voting for annual bar elections kicked off on Saturday in districts across Punjab to choose the office-bearers. The voting, amid strict security, will continue till 4pm. Elections are taking place in Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Islamabad, Multan, and Sargodha, among others. In Lahore, forty candidates for ...
Islamabad: The grief and anger over rape and murder of and murder of an eight-year-old girl gripped Pakistan especially Kasur where violent protests continued ... The Islamabad High Court Bar Association, Punjab Bar Council and lawyers associations in other cities observed “Black Day” over the incident.
The Pakistan Cutlery Association said that there was a 60 percent increase in the exports of cutlery and kitchenware to the European countries. ... ELECTIONEERING: The campaign for the annual elections of Sialkot District Bar Association (DBA) is gaining momentum. The elections will be held on January ...
Pakistani authorities made sure that the meeting got enough media publicity, which they hope they can use at the International Court of Justice (ICJ), ... India's case is based on the premise that Pakistan is not granting consular access,” Tariq Mehmood, former Supreme Court Bar Association president had ...
Supreme Court Bar Association, High Court Bar Association, Hotels Association, Petroleum Dealers Association, Transport Association, Timber Association ... “It was the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) that first introduced direct taxation in 2012 through an act called the Gilgit-Baltistan Council Income Tax ...


 

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