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CJP Nisar has no Twitter account, says SC

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ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court said on Saturday that Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar did not have any social media account. The public relations office of the court issued a clarification, declaring that all Twitter accounts in the name of CJP Nisar were “fake”. “It is, therefore, clarified that Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan […]

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Dismayed by treatment towards Naqi, journalists tell CJP

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LAHORE: A delegation of senior journalists on Monday conveyed concern of the entire journalist community to Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar over his remarks about veteran journalist Hussain Naqi during hearing of a case pertaining to Punjab Healthcare Commission’s board of commissioners the other day. While the CJP was hearing multiple cases […]

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SC issues notices to Jang, The News for ‘misreporting’ CJP’s remarks

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The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued notices to Urdu newspaper Jang and English daily The News for allegedly misreporting a court story, in which the top judiciary had appeared to criticise the government. The two publications, in their lead stories today, had reported that the Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar, while hearing a suo motu case of illegal […]

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CJP’s visit to Mianwali Central Jail: Women meet ‘barriers of injustice’

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MIANWALI: Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry visited the Central Jail on Sunday and spent more than six hours hearing grievances of prisoners. Lahore High Court Chief Justice Umar Ata Bandial, IGP Khan Baig, IG Prisons Farooq Nazir, Sargodha Division Commissioner Iqbal Mohammad Chauhan, Mianwali D&SJ Malik Muhammad Akram Awan, Mianwali DCO Dr Ahmad […]

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SC refuses to vacate stay order on payments to media houses

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ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court has refused to vacate its April 2 stay order regarding the disbursement of funds to advertising agents/media houses. A three-member bench of the apex court, headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, has suggested that the All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) wait for the formation of the new government […]

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Cultural values be promoted in media: CJ

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ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Ifthikar Muhammad Chaudhry on Monday while hearing the case of obscenity in media remarked that both print and electronic media should promote the cultural values. The court directed the petitioners to submit unethical content record being aired on different TV channels. The Chief Justice asked the petitioners to inform […]

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