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SC vows not to accept any unconstitutional act

Quetta: (Friday, July 13, 2012) The Chief Justice of Pakistan, Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry said here yesterday that the Supreme Court will be the first stoppage on the way to an extra constitutional move. He said that now there will only be the supremacy of law and constitution in the country. The CJ, who was […]

Civil society demands end to jirga’s role in deciding cases

Islamabad Civil society representatives have demanded that jirga s mandate to decide cases of honour killings should be abolished and abolishment s The News International – Islamabad

Holy Family Hospital hostels a ‘cesspool of disease’

ISLAMABAD:  The Holy Family Hospital (HFH) hostels are in a deplorable condition and serving as a “cesspool of disease”, hospital doctors living in the free-of-charge accommodation told The Express Tribune on Monday. Of the total 16 washrooms in the males’ hostel and 10 in the females’ hostel, a majority have broken washbasins, taps and flush […]

Egg, chicken prices soaring as cold weather continues – Pakistan Observer

Egg, chicken prices soaring as cold weather continues Pakistan Observer Rawalpindi—Prices of chicken and eggs are soaring because of their growing demand as cold weather continues. At present retail price for one dozen eggs is Rs 109 as compared to Rs 60 to 65 in suumer. Likewise, the per kiliogram price of chicken is Rs … […]

Lawyers to resist mocking of SC verdicts by govt – The News International

Lawyers to resist mocking of SC verdicts by govt The News International ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court Bar Association (IHCBA) and Lahore High Court (Rawalpindi Bench) Bar Association (LHCBA) here on Thursday, in a press conference held at the IHC bar, expressed their resolve to resist the government mocking the … Rawalpindi – Google News

Three killed in road accident at Rawat

Islamabad: Three men were killed in a road accident near T-Cross, Rawat, in the jurisdiction of Sihala Police Station here on Monday, police sources s The News International – Islamabad

Snowmen on the windscreen: a rare view in capital

It was indeed a rare incident of snowfall on the Margalla Hills for those who could not go to Murree to witness the snowfall but went to Pir Sohawa to The News International – Islamabad

Gas shortage hits Rawalpindi again

Due to reopening of CNG filling stations, acute shortage of gas made the lives of the people difficult. The residents had no option but to use altern The News International – Islamabad

77pc honour killing cases end in acquittal criminals

ISLAMABAD: Around 77 percent of honour killing cases end in acquittal of the criminals, a pilot study on “Honour Killing in Pakistan and Compliance of Law” revealed. The study report was launched by Legislative Watch Programme for Women Empowerment of Aurat Foundation (AF) recently, stressing need for a consolidated plan of action to ensure implementation […]

Temperatures rise as mercury drops: No gas for cooking leaves scores fuming

  RAWALPINDI:  Enraged by continuous low pressure of gas and shut down A large number of people here on Monday protested against low gas pressure in different areas of the city, blocking major roads for hours and creating traffic gridlock and snarl on main highways.  In a related development, the owners of three CNG stations […]

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