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Previous order set aside: Top court overturns ban on Houbara hunting

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ISLAMABAD: Setting aside its earlier judgment, the top court has lifted ban on the hunting of Houbara bustard, a game bird prized by hunters from the Gulf States who flock to Pakistan every winter. The Supreme Court’s three-judge bench, headed by former chief justice Justice Jawwad S Khawaja on August 19, 2015 imposed a complete […]

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Larger SC bench to hear review plea against Houbara hunting ban

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ISLAMABAD: The top judge has formed a five-member larger bench to hear the government’s review petition against the apex court’s decision to ban hunting of the endangered houbara bustard in Pakistan. The case will be taken up today (Wednesday). The Supreme Court chief justice will head the bench himself. The other members are justices Mian […]

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