Saqib Nisar

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Islamabad HC seeks Musharraf's travel itinerary, asks him to return

20 Nov 2018

Islamabad HC seeks Musharraf's travel itinerary, asks him to return

It would be "good" for Pervez Musharraf if he returns to Pakistan to face the high treason trial, the Islamabad High Court has observed as it directed his lawyer to submit the former military dictator's travel itinerary at the next hearing.

Christian woman, on death-row for blasphemy, acquitted by Pakistan SC

31 Oct 2018

Christian woman, on death-row for blasphemy, acquitted by Pakistan SC

In a landmark verdict, Pakistan's Supreme Court today overturned the conviction of a Christian woman facing execution for blasphemy.

Return to Pakistan, there're good doctors here: CJ to Musharraf

11 Oct 2018

Return to Pakistan, there're good doctors here: CJ to Musharraf

"There are good doctors in Pakistan," Pakistan Supreme Court Chief Justice Saqib Nisar told Pervez Musharraf today as he directed the Dubai-based former dictator to appear before the apex court to record his statement in the treason case against him.

Musharraf may be forced to return in disgraceful manner: Pak-SC

03 Oct 2018

Musharraf may be forced to return in disgraceful manner: Pak-SC

Irked by former-dictator Pervez Musharraf's failure to come back to Pakistan and face ongoing cases against him, Pakistan's Chief Justice Saqib Nisar yesterday warned that if the "courageous commando" doesn't appear soon, he may be forced to return in a disgraceful manner.

PM should pay fine for regularizing Bani Gala property: Pak-SC

02 Oct 2018

PM should pay fine for regularizing Bani Gala property: Pak-SC

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan should be the first to pay a penalty to get his posh Bani Gala property in Islamabad regularized, Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Saqib Nisar said yesterday.

Pakistan Supreme Court to hire two transgenders: Chief Justice

12 Sep 2018

Pakistan Supreme Court to hire two transgenders: Chief Justice

For the first time, Pakistan's Supreme Court will hire two transgenders and provide them jobs in the court, said Chief Justice of Pakistan Saqib Nisar on Tuesday.

Arif Alvi sworn in as 13th President of Pakistan

09 Sep 2018

Arif Alvi sworn in as 13th President of Pakistan

Arif Alvi, a close ally of Prime Minister Imran Khan and one of the founding members of the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party, was sworn in as Pakistan's new President on Sunday.

Pakistan: Accountability court to conclude cases against Sharif in 6-weeks

27 Aug 2018

Pakistan: Accountability court to conclude cases against Sharif in 6-weeks

Pakistan's Supreme Court today ordered the accountability court in Islamabad to conclude the remaining two corruption cases against jailed former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his family within the next six weeks, according to a media report.

SC's arrest order made me reconsider return to Pakistan: Musharraf

21 Jun 2018

SC's arrest order made me reconsider return to Pakistan: Musharraf

Pakistan's former military-ruler Pervez Musharraf today said that he was ready to return to Pakistan but the Supreme Court order for his arrest forced him to change his mind.