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Trust set up in Fizza Malik’s memory

Poor girls studying law will be facilitated

Zubair Qureshi

Islamabad—A quotation by Earl Warren 14th Chief Justice of the United States of America, welcomes us as we type on the keyboard. The great jurist of 20th century says, “It is the spirit not the form of law that keeps justice alive.” This is the first page of the website constructed in memory of Fizza Tariq Malik. It is about a trust set named “Fizza Trust” to facilitate girls from low income classes study law and other disciplines. Ms Malik was one of thirteen killed in March 3 attack on District Courts of Islamabad.

Sessions judges urged to enforce fundamental rights

Staff Reporter

Islamabad—Justice Asif Saeed Khan Khosa of Supreme Court has said that the district and sessions judges can restore the respect and honour of the district judiciary only through their conduct and effective administration of justice to the litigant public. He was addressing the newly promoted district and sessions judges in the certificate-awarding ceremony of a one-week training course on “role of district and sessions judges being non-financial managers in financial management, constitutional jurisdiction of courts and other new laws”, here at the Federal Judicial Academy (FJA).

Foreign judicial delegations call on CJP

Staff Reporter

Islamabad—Foreign judicial delegations from Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, Nepal, USA, Iran, UK and Belgium participating in International Judicial Conference 2014 called on the Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan Mr. Justice Tassaduq Hussain Jillani in his Chambers during the second day of International Judicial Conference in Supreme Court, Islamabad today i.e. 19.04.2014.

Easter, a day of triumph over death: Michael

Staff Reporter

Islamabad—Today Easter festival is being observed with religious fervor. At this particular eve, Federal Minister for Ports and Shipping Senator Kamran Michael in a message to clergy of all churches in Pakistan has said to pray for eradication of terrorism and stronghold of peace and serenity.

Flavoured cigars appeal to youth

YOUNG people are smoking fewer cigarettes these days, but their cigar use is rising, which may partly be due to the popularity of flavoured cigars, according to a new study. “The cigar market is the most heavily flavoured of all tobacco products,” said Cristine D Delnevo, who led the research. “For decades, tobacco industry internal documents have highlighted that flavours appeal to youth and young people.”

Clinics to be built for women, children by German institutions

Staff Reporter

Islamabad—The Bavarian Honorary Consulate of Pakistan, the Christian Blind Mission (CBM) and the Lions Club Germany have signed a framework agreement to build 25 clinics for women and children in Pakistan in the next five years. The Patty’s Child Clinics project will expand the existing medical infrastructure of the rural health centers so that gratis hygienic pre- and postnatal care can be offered even in the remotest areas, according to a message received here Saturday from Pakistan’s Embassy in Berlin.

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