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First female registrar of the Supreme Court

First female registrar of the Supreme Court

DNA ISLAMABAD: In a symbolic move, Chief Justice Qazi Faez Isa — who earlier in the day took oath as the new Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) — appointed Jazeela Aslam as the first-ever woman registrar of the Supreme Court. As per the official notification, Aslam — a district and sessions court judge from Okara — will serve as the top court’s registrar for three years on deputation. Meanwhile, the Lahore High Court (LHC) has also handed over Aslam’s services to the top court. Separately, Dr Mushtaq Ahmed — servingRead More


Balochistan MDCAT results announced

Balochistan MDCAT results announced

Quetta: According to Bolan University of Medical and Health Sciences Vice Chancellor Professor Dr. Shabir Ahmad Lahri, 9234 candidates had applied in the MDCAT entrance test for the medical colleges of Balochistan, while 9082 candidates had participated in the entrance test. According to the criteria of the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council, the passing mark of MBBS is 55% which 22.93% of the candidates have passed while the passing mark of BDS is 50% which 33.07% of the candidates have passed. A candidate obtained the highest marks of 174—87% inRead More


PML-N’s legal team greenlights Nawaz Sharif’s homecoming plan

PML-N’s legal team greenlights Nawaz Sharif’s homecoming plan

LONDON/ ISLAMABAD: In a crucial meeting of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), the party’s legal team on Saturday gave party supremo Nawaz Sharif a comprehensive briefing in the wake of the apex court’s verdict striking down amendments to accountability laws, The News reported Sunday. The team — comprising former law minister Azam Nazeer Tarar, advocate Amjad Pervez, and PML-N Deputy Secretary General Attaullah Tarar — gave Nawaz legal clearance for his return to the country. Following the meeting, Azam — who is an eminent jurist — told the media thatRead More


Shazia Iqbal: Bridging the literacy gap in Sahiwal

Shazia Iqbal: Bridging the literacy gap in Sahiwal

In the realm of education and literacy, there emerge certain individuals who shine as exemplars of unwavering dedication and inspiration. One such luminary figure is Shazia Iqbal District Education Officer (literacy) Sahiwal, the esteemed Literacy Officer of Sahiwal. Her ceaseless endeavors, resolute commitment and remarkable administrative acumen have played a pivotal role in the amelioration of the literacy panorama in Sahiwal. She stands as a formidable presence and has devoted her life to the noble cause of elevating literacy rates in the District Sahiwal. Madam Shazia Iqbal, as the LiteracyRead More


PTI reacts to CJP Justice Qazi Faez Isa oath-taking

PTI

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) congratulated Qazi Faiz Isa on taking oath as the 29th Chief Justice of the country. In a statement released on the social networking platform, X, PTI Insaf expressed hope that CJP Qazi would ensure the protection of the fundamental rights of the citizens while keeping in mind the demands of justice. “We hope that the newly elected Chief Justice will fulfill all the requirements of justice under the principles of the Constitution and the law. A free and prosperous society is always based on justice andRead More


Pakistan squad for World Cup finalized: sources

Pakistan squad for World Cup finalized

Pakistan squad for the ICC World Cup 2023 scheduled to be held in India next month has been finalized, reported sources. The unit was finalized after consultation with the captain, head coach, and selection committee. Sources have revealed that the captain and the selection committee have agreed not to make many changes to the Asia Cup squad. However, mystery spinner Abrar Ahmed is likely to be added to the 15-member squad given the conditions in India. Chief selector Inzamam-ul-Haq will meet with Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Zaka Ashraf inRead More