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“Six Judges’ Allegations: Yet Challenges in Substantiation…”

Qamar Bashir

By: Qamar Bashir In a remarkable development, six judges of the Islamabad High Court have penned a letter to the Supreme Judicial Council underscoring deeply troubling allegations of blatant, aggressive, and intimidating interference by the executive branch in both lower and higher judiciary affairs. The accusations range from manipulating bench formations to exerting undue pressure on judges to sway decisions in critical cases. Moreover, there are claims of defiance against judicial directives, orders, and judgments, often enforced through coercive measures such as the use of brute force or intimidation tacticsRead More


PM Shehbaz, law minister to meet CJP

SC holds full  court meeting on judges’ letter Special Correspondent ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif is to meet Chief Justice of Pakistan Qazi Faez Isa to discuss situation arising out of the letter written by the Islamabad High Court judges to the Supreme Judicial Council. Law Minster Azam Nazir Tarar and Attorney General of Pakistan will also accompany the prime minister. Earlier,  A full court meeting of the Supreme Court judges was held in the federal capital to deliberate on a letter written by the six Islamabad High Court judgesRead More


Pakistan Advocates for Global Peace and Dialogue at Inter-Faith Iftar Gathering

Pakistan Advocates for Global Peace and Dialogue at Inter-Faith Iftar Gathering

ISLAMABAD, MAR 27 /DNA/ – Foreign Minister Ishaq Dar welcomed the Prime Minister of Pakistan and the Islamabad-based diplomatic community to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for a special inter-faith iftar dinner. Expressing gratitude for their presence, Minister Dar appreciated their contributions in fostering dialogue and cooperation between their respective nations and Pakistan. The event highlighted the importance of promoting unity and understanding across diverse cultures and faiths. For Muslims across the world, the holy month of Ramadhan holds a special religious and social significance. It is a time forRead More


President visits Chinese Embassy, condoles killing of Chinese citizens

President visits Chinese Embassy, condoles killing of Chinese citizens

ISLAMABAD, MAR 27: President Asif Ali Zardari visited the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China today and offered condolences on behalf of the Government and people of Pakistan over the killing of Chinese citizens in a terrorist attack in Bisham. He strongly condemned yesterday’s terrorist attack, saying that the Pakistani nation shared the grief of the Chinese people. He added that the people of Pakistan stood in solidarity with the Chinese people in this hour of grief. Upon his arrival, the President was received by the Ambassador of theRead More


Pakistan can play an important role in global economy by becoming a part of BRICs

Ambassador of Brazil to Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, MAR 27 /DNA/ – Ambassador of Brazil to Pakistan, Olyntho Vieira on Wednesday said that  Pakistan can play an important role in the global economy by becoming a part of the international multilateral forum BRICS. Pakistan is a big market in terms of its population which can play an important role in BRICS and promote trade with these countries, the Ambassador said. Ambassador of Brazil to Pakistan, Olyntho Vieira said this in call on meeting with President Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) Ahsan Zafar Bakhtawari and SecretaryRead More


SIFC’s Agriculture Plans and Water Scarcity…

Qamar Bashir

By: Qamar Bashir Upon perusing the Special Investment Facilitation Council (SIFC)’s website, one encounters an impressive brochure detailing the Green Pakistan initiative. The brochure boasts a professional design, featuring easily readable text accompanied by high-definition images showcasing various facets of the GPI, painting an impressive picture. The initiative commences with a vision statement, which articulates its overarching goal: “Ensure food security and optimize agricultural production in Pakistan through innovative technologies and sustainable, precision-driven agricultural practices based on the agro-ecological potential of the land, while safeguarding the well-being of rural communitiesRead More