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In May 2010, the LHC has issued a notice to President Asif Ali Zardari over the legality of holding two offices of interest.

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Zardari to be given 'ample time' by court to resign as PPP co-chairman
The Lahore High Court has completed the proceedings on petitions of contempt of court, filed against President Asif Ali Zardari for holding dual posts.

Now, Zardari put on notice for 'contempt of court' by Lahore High Court
The Lahore High Court has served a notice on Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari for holding multiple offices despite an earlier order against it, according to a report.

Pakistan releases 5 Indian prisoners
Pakistan has released Bhanudas Karale of Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra along with four other Indians, who are now in Amritsar, waiting for their relatives to come and pick them up.

Lahore HC to hear contempt of court petition against President Zardari
The Lahore High Court (LHC) will conduct the hearing of a petition against President Asif Ali Zardari in a contempt of court case on Wednesday.

Lahore HC admits plea for regular hearing on resumption of NATO supplies
The Rawalpindi Bench of the Lahore High Court has admitted a petition against the resumption of NATO supplies for regular hearing.

Love marriages can leave you with broken bones in Pak!
The Lahore High Court turned into a battlefield after the families of two couples broke into separate scuffles.

'Terrorist' Lahore traders told to amend legal petitions against Indian media
The Lahore High Court has directed three petitioners to file an amended petition after deleting the "Indian Embassy" from the list of respondents in the previous petition.

Sharif family drowned in outstanding loans: FIA
A Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) report has revealed that Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif, Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif and 13 others of the Sharif family have reportedly failed to return loans worth over Rs 2.3 billion taken over a period of 18 years.

Lahore High Court moved to stop Gilani from holding PM's office
The Lahore High Court (LHC) has been moved to stopPakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani from continuing in office.

US bounty on Saeed not binding on Pak: Govt tells LHC
Lahore High Court Chief Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed has expressed his dissatisfaction over the foreign office's reply, and directed the Pakistan Government to file explicit replies on whether a foreign state can fix head-money for a Pakistani citizen.

Pak Court directs govt to give reply on Saeed's security plea by April 25
The Lahore High Court has issued notices to both the federal and Punjab governments to file a reply by April 25 regarding Jamat-ud-Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed's petition seeking protection following the U.S. announcement of a 10 million dollar bounty on him.

'No law in Pak to stop sale and purchase of women of marriage'
There is no law in Pakistan to stop the sale and purchase of women for the purpose of marriage, a Punjab government representative has said.

One of two court martial charges against Pak army Brigadier dropped
A Field General Court Martial (FGCM) where Brigadier (retd) Ali Brig Ali was being tried has dropped one of two charges against him.

A Q Khan rejects The Atlantic charge of violating land zoning laws to build Islamabad house (Amended article Feb. 7)
Top Pakistan nuclear scientist Abdul Qadeer Khan has condemned inaccuracies in The Atlantic magazine's November 2005 cover story that has falsely accused him of building a "large weekend house" in Islamabad by blatantly disregarding zoning laws of the city.

Gilani's ex-media coordinator Rasool Butt gets 3 yrs jail term over absence from court proceedings
Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani's former media coordinator Khurram Rasool Butt has reportedly surrendered to the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) after he was sentenced to three years imprisonment by three different courts in the country.

HRCP shows concern over death of another Pak Army detainee
The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has raised an alarm through its reports that another person who had been detained for suspected involvement in an attack on the military headquarters has been found dead.

Zardari's immunity makes approaching Swiss courts to reopen cases "irrelevant" Aitzaz
Aitzaz Ahsan, the counsel for Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani in the National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) case, has said it would be "irrelevant" to write a letter to Swiss courts to reopen graft cases against President Asif Ali Zardari because he has "complete immunity".

'Fourth civilian facing court martial under Pak Army Act for GHQ attack dies mysteriously'
A fourth civilian facing a court martial under the Pakistan Army Act on charges of attacking the GHQ and ISI Hamza camp died mysteriously on Friday, a brother of the deceased has claimed.

Pak SC suspends minister Awan's legal licence over contempt case against him
Pakistan's Supreme Court has temporarily suspended the legal licence of former minister Babar Awan for not submitting a reply in a contempt case against him.

Quo vadis Pakistan
It is a year since Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer was shot dead by one his bodyguards as his other colleagues watched. In the time since then, judge Parviaz Shah, who pronounced Governor Taseer's assassin Mumtaz Qadri guilty, has had to flee Pakistan. During this period Salman Taseer's son, Shahbaz, was kidnapped in August last year and has not been found yet.

Lahore High Court moved for Zardari's removal from office
A Pakistan citizen, Hafiz Muhammad Asim, has moved the Lahore High Court (LHC) seeking removal of President Asif Ali Zardari from office and restraining him to function as the head of the state.

Benazir Bhutto was never interested in NRO: Pak CJ
Pakistan Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry has said that former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto was never interested in the National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) otherwise she would not have supported the lawyers' movement.

Hafeez Sayeed's JuD not on Pak list of banned terror groups: Lawyer
Jammat-ud-Dawah (JuD) leader Hafeez Sayeed's lawyer A K Dogar said on Monday that the outfit has never been banned in Pakistan in reponse to the Pakistan Government releasing a new list of 31 banned terror outfits that did not include the JuD.

Pak judge who convicted Taseer assassin hasn't fled country, but gone for Hajj
The Pakistani judge who had awarded the death sentence to Malik Mumtaz Hussain Qadri, the self-confessed assassin of former Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer, has not fled the country following death-threats, but left for Saudi Arabia to perform Hajj, according to a media report.

Pak judge who convicted Taseer assassin 'sent abroad following death threats'
The Pakistani judge who had awarded the death sentence to Malik Mumtaz Hussain Qadri, the self-confessed assassin of former Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer, has left for Saudi Arabia along with his family after receiving death threats from extremists.

Lahore HC directs top Pak politicians to submit worldwide assets' details
The Lahore High Court has issued notices to top Pakistani politicians on a writ petition seeking a verified list of their worldwide assets.

Islamabad HC stays death sentence of Pak governor's assassin
The division bench of the Islamabad High Court (IHC) has accepted the appeal of Malik Mumtaz Hussain Qadri, the self-confessed assassin of former Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer, against the death penalty awarded to him by an Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) in Pakistan.

Pak judge who convicted Taseer assassin 'transferred' from Rawalpindi to Lahore
The Lahore High Court (LHC) Chief Justice Ijaz Ahmad Chaudhry has issued orders for the transfer of the judge who awarded the death sentence to Malik Mumtaz Hussain Qadri, the self-confessed assassin of former Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer.

Lahore HC bars PTV from finalising deal with Indian TV channel over ICC cricket telecast rights
The Lahore High Court has barred Pakistan Television from finalising a deal with Indian channel Ten Sports for sub-licensing rights to telecast International Cricket Council (ICC) matches to be held from 2012 to 2015.

New PCB chief's appointment challenged in Lahore HC
The appointment of Zaka Ashraf as the new chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has been challenged in the Lahore High Court (LHC).

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