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Teaching of Holy Quran made compulsory in educational institutes

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court has ordered all educational institutions to made teaching of the Holy Quran compulsory in their curriculum from next year. Justice Shahid Waheed of the divisional bench passed an order to include the Holy Quran as

Petition filed in LHC against PDM rally in Lahore

LAHORE: A petition has been filed in the Lahore High Court (LHC) on Wednesday to restrain the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) from holding their upcoming rally in Lahore. The petition was filed by Advocate Nadeem Sarwar and the federal government,

LHC halts auction of Toshakhana items

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) has restrained the federal government from auctioning precious gifts in the Toshakhana (gift depository) of the Cabinet Division till further orders. A single bench comprising LHC Chief Justice Muhammad Qasim Khan directed the government

LHC declares FIA’s sugar inquiry JIT as ‘null and void’

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Thursday declared the Federal Investigation Agency’s (FIA) joint investigation team (JIT) team formed to probe the multi-billion-rupee sugar scam as ‘null and void’. The ruling is a relief to sugar mills owned by the

LHC expresses displeaure over prize money to policemen

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) Chief Justice Muhammad Qasim Khan has taken strict notice of the prize money announced for policemen over arresting the prime suspect in the motorway gangrape incident. Justice Qasim Khan remarked that it was the

IG Punjab’s appointment challenged in LHC

LAHORE: The appointment of Inspector General (IG) Punjab Inam Ghani has been challenged in the Lahore High Court (LHC). Chief Justice Qasim Khan of the Lahore High Court accepted the petition against the appointment of IG Punjab for a preliminary

Plea moved in LHC over use of ‘TikTok’ through proxies

LAHORE: A petition has been moved against the use of the popular Chinese video app ‘TikTok’ through proxies at the Lahore High Court (LHC). The petitioner in his petition stated that despite the ban on the TikTok imposed by the

LHC extends interim bail of Shehbaz Sharif till September 28

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) has extended the interim bail of Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif till 28th September in the money laundering and disproportionate assets case. Shehbaz Sharif filed an application in the High Court

Lahore CCPO apologises for his remarks on motorway gang rape

LAHORE: Lahore Capital City Police Office (CCPO) Umer Sheikh on Monday apologised for his statement on the Lahore motorway gang rape incident. The police met with Governor Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar and tendered an uan unconditional apology towards the victim, her

LHC extends interim bail of Shehbaz Sharif till July 23

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) has extended interim bail of Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif till 23rd July in two corruption cases. A two-member bench of LHC, headed by Justice Sardar Ahmad Naeem and Justice Abid Masood Naqvi

Petition filed in LHC seeking ban on TikTok

LAHORE: A petition has been filed in the Lahore High Court (LHC) seeking a ban on popular Chinese social media app TikTok in Pakistan. Advocate Nadeem Sarwar filed the petition in the court in which he stated that the TikTok

LHC to hear Shehbaz Sharif’s exemption plea in assets case

LAHORE: Lahore High Court (LHC) has fixed the hearing date of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif’s exemption plea in assets beyond means case. A two-member bench of the LHC comprising Justice Sardar Ahmed Naeem will hear the PML-N

Shehbaz Sharif demands LHC to reverse Nawaz Sharif’s sentence

LAHORE: PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif has appreciated the Lahore High Court (LHC) for dismissing judge Arshad Malik and demanded to reverse former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s sentence. Shehbaz Sharif said that the decision has proved the innocence of Nawaz Sharif.

Multi corruption cases: LHC extends Shehbaz Sharif’s interim bail till July 7

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) has adjourned the interim bail of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif in multi corruption cases till 7th July. A two-member bench directed by Justice Tariq Abbasi heard the plea. Shehbaz Sharif’s lawyer

Hike in petroleum prices challenged in LHC

LAHORE: The fresh hike in prices of petroleum products has been challenged in the Lahore High Court (LHC) on Saturday over claims that the requisite procedure was not followed. The petition, filed by advocate Muneer Ahmed, stated that the increase

LHC adjourns hearing over sugar inquiry report till July 7

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) has adjourned the hearing of the petition filed over making sugar, wheat inquiry reports public till 7th July. The LHC sought a reply from the Punjab government and the federal government on a petition

OGRA chairman responsible for petroleum crisis: LHC

LAHORE: Lahore High Court on Wednesday expressed immense disappointment over the performance of Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) chairman. While hearing a case related to petroleum shortage, Chief Justice Lahore High Court (LHC) Muhammad Qasim Khan remarked that the

LHC directs PTA to decide over banning PUBG

LAHORE: A petition has been filed in the Lahore High Court (LHC) seeking a ban on the online multiplayer battlefield game PUBG in the country. Petitioner Faizan Maqsood, a citizen of Lahore in his petition demanded a ban to be

Punjab govt moves LHC against pre-arrest bail of PM’s nephew

LAHORE: On Saturday, the Punjab government turned the Lahore High Court against pre-arrest bail given to Prime Minister Imran Khan’s nephew, Advocate Hassaan Niazi, and seven other lawyers in the assault case of Punjab Cardiology Institute (PIC). “The trial court

LHC grants bail to Fawad Hassan Fawad in assets case

LAHORE: Lahore High Court (LHC) issued bail to former prime minister’s principal secretary Fawad Hassan Fawad in a reference to unlawful properties claimed against him by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB). Fawad Hassan Fawad worked in various posts in the

LHC adjourns hearing of ECL plea of Maryam Nawaz

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) postponed the hearing of a plea lodged by Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) vice-president Maryam Nawaz seeking permission to travel abroad. On the plea where Maryam Nawaz’s lawyer appeared to continue arguments, the high court

Boot incident: LHC to hear Vawda’s disqualification case today

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court will hear a petition over the disqualification of the Federal Minister for Water Resources Faisal Vawda Faisal Vawda today. Aman Taraqqi Party Chairman Faiq Shah’s counsel Advocate Mian Asif had lodged a petition to disqualify

Corruption cases: LHC to hear Hamza Shehbaz’s bail plea today

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court will hear the bail plea of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Hamza Shehbaz on Monday in the money laundering and the Ramzan Sugar Mills case. Justice Muhammad Tariq Abbasi will conduct the hearing of Hamza

Special court’s formation in Musharraf’s case illegitimate: LHC

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) has ruled that the formation of a special court over the high treason case against former president Pervez Musharraf was illegitimate. The LHC conducted the hearing today in which it remarked that the formation

LHC to hear Musharraf’s plea against high treason case today

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) is scheduled to hear on Thursday three civil miscellaneous applications moved by convicted former president Pervez Musharraf opposing multiple actions against him, including the high treason case verdict. Judge Syed Mazahar Ali Akbar Naqvi,

Hike in petroleum prices challenged in LHC

LAHORE: A petition was filed at the Lahore High Court (LHC) on Wednesday challenging the recent rise in the prices of petroleum products. The complaint was made against the federal government, the Oil and Gas Regularity Authority (OGRA) in the

Justice Mamoon Rashid Sheikh takes oath as Chief Justice LHC

LAHORE: Justice Mamoon Rashid Sheikh on Wednesday was sworn in as the 49th Chief Justice of the Lahore High Court today during a ceremony in Governor House. Justice Mamnoon Sheikh has replaced the outgoing Justice Sardar Muhammad Shamim Khan who

LHC raises objection against plea challenging NAB ordinance

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) has raised an objection against the petition filed challenging the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Amendment Ordinance 2019. The petitioner Advocate Ishtiaq Chaudhry filed the plea against the plea stating that the ordinance was against

Pervez Musharraf challenges verdict against him in LHC

DUBAI: Former president Pervez Musharraf has filed a petition in the Lahore High Court in which he challenged the verdict against him in the high treason case. The petition filed by Azhar Siddique on behalf of Pervez Musharraf stated that

LHC grants Rana Sanaullah bail in drug case

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Tuesday granted bail to Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Rana Sanaullah in a drug case. A day earlier, LHC judge Justice Chaudhry Mushtaq Ahmed heard the bail plea filed by Rana Sanaullah earlier