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LHC to introduce mobile app for litigants, lawyers

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The Lahore High Court is going to introduce an enterprise software system, which is the first-ever for a court in Pakistan, in order to facilitate litigant public and lawyers. The project "enterprise level information technology" would enable litigants to monitor progress and status of their cases on their smart phones, senior puisne judge Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah told media at a briefing. According to him, a global IT services company, Techlogix…Read More

LHC constitutes climate change commission

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The Lahore High Court (LHC) has announced the formation of a sophisticated commission to ensure implementation on National Climate Change Policy (NCCP), 2012 and the Framework for Implementation of Climate Change Policy 2014-2030. According to the sources, Justice Mansoor Ali Shah passed the order to establish the commission while hearing a petition urging implementation of NCCP and the framework. The commission will comprise of 20 members including secretaries of…Read More

LHC constitutes climate change commission to monitor NCCP implementation

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The Lahore High Court (LHC) has announced the formation of a sophisticated commission to ensure implementation on National Climate Change Policy (NCCP), 2012 and the Framework for Implementation of Climate Change Policy 2014-2030. According to the sources, Justice Mansoor Ali Shah passed the order to establish the commission while hearing a petition urging implementation of NCCP and the framework. The commission will comprise of 20 members including secretaries of…Read More

LHC directs PTA to probe into illegal SIM issuance matter

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article image Staff Report ISB: Chairman, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has been directed by the honorable Lahore High Court (LHC) to probe the fraudulent practice of issuance of SIM cards in the name of person who does not consent it. Waheed Shahzad, a tax lawyer by profession had earlier taken the matter of illegal SIM Issuance on his CNIC to the LHC. Waheed Shahzad stated in his petition "In response to news published in various newspapers regarding illegal and…Read More

LHC directs PTA to probe into illegal SIM issuance matter

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article image Staff Report ISD: Chairman, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has been directed by the honorable Lahore High Court (LHC) to probe the fraudulent practice of issuance of SIM cards in the name of person who does not consent it. Waheed Shahzad, a tax lawyer by profession had earlier taken the matter of illegal SIM Issuance on his CNIC to the LHC. Waheed Shahzad stated in his petition "In response to news published in various newspapers regarding illegal and unauthorised SIM…Read More

SC revives ICH by nullifying LHC verdict

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan has nullified the Lahore High Court’s interim decision that had suspended the International Clearing House and remanding the ICH case back to the Competition Commission of Pakistan and ruled that the LHC was not mandated to suspend this House. The apex court also said that the ICH case should be heard in accordance with the law.It may be mentioned here that the LHC had suspended the ICH after a local telecom operator filed a petition against…Read More

Appointment of Farooq as PTA head illegal: LHC

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STAFF REPORT LHR: The Lahore High Court (LHC) has terminated Farooq Awan, the Chairman of Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) giving a ruling that the appointment of Chairman was illegal and was against the law.The court gave its ruling by disposing of a petition was filed by Khawaja Saad Saleem of Nayatel and challenged the appointment of Farooq Awan as Chairman PTA. Justice Mansoor Ali Shah of Lahore High Court declared as illegal and cancelled the appointment of Farooq as PTA chief.In…Read More

LHC bars additional tax on incoming foreign calls

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STAFF REPORT LHR: Giving immediate relief to the overseas Pakistan on Eidul Azha, the Lahore High Court suspended the notification of the Ministry of Information Technology of imposing additional tax on the incoming international calls to the country.Many of 6.5 million overseas Pakistanis were protesting against the imposition of tax, which is widely believed as an attempt to benefit’ a cartel of 14 Long Distance International (LDI) operators.It is to be mentioned here that a Lahore-based…Read More