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New Kerala
Pak Chief Justice not to attend global conference in IndiaCommissioner Gautam Bambawale had met Justice Jamali in July and invited him to
Pak Chief Justice not to attend global conference in India
New Kerala / Posted 10 hours ago
Commissioner Gautam Bambawale had met Justice Jamali in July and invited him to attend the conference. Meanwhile, Pakistan Bar Council Vice Chairman Farogh Nasim appreciated the chief justice's refusal and said that legal community supports the... Read more
11h
dna
Amid rising tensions, Pakistan Chief Justice to not attend global conference in IndiaCommissioner Gautam Bambawale had met Justice Jamali in July and invited him to
Amid rising tensions, Pakistan Chief Justice to not attend global conference in India
dna / Posted 11 hours ago
Commissioner Gautam Bambawale had met Justice Jamali in July and invited him to attend the conference. Meanwhile, Pakistan Bar Council Vice Chairman Farogh Nasim appreciated the chief justice's refusal and said that legal community supports the... Read more
12h
Aliran Online
Malaysians must wholeheartedly support Bersih 5 campaignthat Najib had been cleared of any wrongdoing after “comprehensive investigatio
Malaysians must wholeheartedly support Bersih 5 campaign
Aliran Online / Posted 12 hours ago
that Najib had been cleared of any wrongdoing after “comprehensive investigations by multiple authorities”. Clearly the Bar Council does not fully support Ahmad Dahlan’s view and has instead called upon the relevant authorities to treat the... Read more
17h
The Irish Times
After the Rising review: acts of a state whose fabric is threatenedfirst Dáil set up its own courts as a stamp of authenticity. Judges moved aroun
After the Rising review: acts of a state whose fabric is threatened
The Irish Times / Posted 17 hours ago
first Dáil set up its own courts as a stamp of authenticity. Judges moved around incognito as commercial travellers. The Bar Council issued a direction, forbidding barristers to appear before these courts but many did not abide by it. The courts... Read more
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The Manila Times
Purveyor of nasty quips and pickup linesspared when she was bypassed for nomination to the high tribunal in 2006. Unlo
Purveyor of nasty quips and pickup lines
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
spared when she was bypassed for nomination to the high tribunal in 2006. Unloading on the high court and the Judicial and Bar Council, she said: “I am not angry. I am irate. I am foaming in the mouth. I am homicidal. I am suicidal. I am... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Legal Matters: Some legal aid still available in family disputesbut by a whole team of lawyers, against one person acting for themselves. The L
Legal Matters: Some legal aid still available in family disputes
Oxford Mail / Posted 2 days ago
but by a whole team of lawyers, against one person acting for themselves. The Law Society (representing solicitors), The Bar Council (representing barristers) and CILEX (representing legal executives and paralegals) realised this was a growing... Read more
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dna
Advocate challenges BCI's new age bar for law aspirantsthree-year law course is twenty and thirty years respectively. The new rule cam
Advocate challenges BCI's new age bar for law aspirants
dna / Posted 4 days ago
three-year law course is twenty and thirty years respectively. The new rule came into force about ten days ago, with the Bar Council of India (BCI) writing to law schools on September 17, intimating them about it. In 2009, Tavaria moved the high... Read more
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Inquirier.net
‘Being Ombudsman better than justice on high court’of dissenting opinions,” Morales said. “Is that not hypocrisy?” Morales recoun
‘Being Ombudsman better than justice on high court’
Inquirier.net / Posted 7 days ago
of dissenting opinions,” Morales said. “Is that not hypocrisy?” Morales recounted how a former member of the Judicial and Bar Council—who did not vote for her for justice—asked her why she took on what was deemed a “demotion” as Ombudsman. “You... Read more
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New Kerala
Media can't name judges, lawyers in Tamil Nadu - newkerala.com #123406challenging the August 22 order of the Madras High Court's Madurai bench direct
Media can't name judges, lawyers in Tamil Nadu - newkerala.com #123406
New Kerala / Posted 7 days ago
challenging the August 22 order of the Madras High Court's Madurai bench directing inquiry against him by the State Bar Council. Dismissing Mathuram's plea, the bench said: "We do not find any legal and valid ground for interference. The... Read more
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asianage
J&K HC refuses to ban use of shotgun pelletsThe Jammu and Kashmir high court has rejected the plea of the Kashmir Bar Counc
J&K HC refuses to ban use of shotgun pellets
asianage / Posted 8 days ago
The Jammu and Kashmir high court has rejected the plea of the Kashmir Bar Council seeking a ban on the use of shotgun pellets for crowd control in the state. It also refused to entertain the plea that the officers who took the decision of using... Read more
9d
asianage
J&K Constitution leaves no scope for Pakistan to agitateof India enjoins on Government of India to fairly secure socio-political and ec
J&K Constitution leaves no scope for Pakistan to agitate
asianage / Posted 9 days ago
of India enjoins on Government of India to fairly secure socio-political and economic interest on equitable basis in all three regions of J&K. The writer is secretary, legal and human rights department AICC, and former chairman, Bar Council of D... Read more
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Business Wire
Peter G. Eikenberry, Esquire, to Receive the 2016 American Inns of Court Professionalism Award for the Second Circuitand steering committee member of the New York Conference on Immigration Represe
Peter G. Eikenberry, Esquire, to Receive the 2016 American Inns of Court Professionalism Award for the Second Circuit
Business Wire / Posted 11 days ago
and steering committee member of the New York Conference on Immigration Representation. Eikenberry served the Federal Bar Council as vice president and in several other capacities. He is a Fellow of the New York Bar Foundation and is a member... Read more
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The Hindu
Committee removes 5 advocatesAn independent disciplinary committee constituted by the Bar Council of India (
Committee removes 5 advocates
The Hindu / Posted 13 days ago
An independent disciplinary committee constituted by the Bar Council of India (BCI) has found five advocates of Tamil Nadu State Bar Council “guilty of professional misconduct” during their protest against Madras High Court’s order for strict... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Jiba had 'flouted every rule'crime intelligence, Richard Mdluli, for fraud and corruption. Although the str
Jiba had 'flouted every rule'
News 24 South Africa / Posted 15 days ago
crime intelligence, Richard Mdluli, for fraud and corruption. Although the strike-off application brought by the General Bar Council of SA was also motivated by various “adverse” judges’ comments about particularly Jiba in connection with her... Read more
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iol.co.za
NPA bosses' heads roll in high courtwhen he was admitted as an advocate. Their troubles started when the NPA laid
NPA bosses' heads roll in high court
iol.co.za / Posted 15 days ago
when he was admitted as an advocate. Their troubles started when the NPA laid a complaint of misconduct with the Pretoria Bar Council against them after both the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) and the high court made adverse comments on them in... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Free legal service under financial strainbail application and trial – with the exception of capital punishment cases. Th
Free legal service under financial strain
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 16 days ago
bail application and trial – with the exception of capital punishment cases. The scheme is facilitated by the Malaysian Bar Council. The Attorney-General is the foundation's chairman while the council chairman is the deputy. Najib had said the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Duterte law classmate, boxing buddy gets JBC postPresident Rodrigo Duterte has appointed a law school classmate to the Judicial
Duterte law classmate, boxing buddy gets JBC post
Inquirier.net / Posted 17 days ago
President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed a law school classmate to the Judicial and Bar Council (JBC). The 7-member JBC is tasked to screen aspirants to the Judiciary and the Office of the Ombudsman and make proper recommendations to the... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Post study work visas still possible in the UKthey are being paid equivalent to the national minimum wage. Internships are of
Post study work visas still possible in the UK
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 17 days ago
they are being paid equivalent to the national minimum wage. Internships are offered by employers as diverse as the Bar Council, BAE Systems and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Take-up of opportunities via this route increased by 45%... Read more
17d
Phayul
Victory for one, defeat for other no longer a viable conceptthat we all belong to one human family.” The same day, the Tibetan leader made
Victory for one, defeat for other no longer a viable concept
Phayul / Posted 17 days ago
that we all belong to one human family.” The same day, the Tibetan leader made visits to the Maison des Avocats, a French Bar Council event as well as a public talk for Tibetans living in the country at Palais du Congres where more than 3100... Read more
17d
The Manila Times
Duterte classmate named JBC memberPresident Rodrigo Duterte has appointed to the Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) h
Duterte classmate named JBC member
The Manila Times / Posted 17 days ago
President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed to the Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) his “sparring partner” classmate. A one-page transmittal letter of Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea to Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno conveyed the nomination of... Read more
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The Irish Times
Motor insurers to be quizzed on suspected competition breachesthe primary factor in rising premiums. Appearing before the Oireachtas Committ
Motor insurers to be quizzed on suspected competition breaches
The Irish Times / Posted 17 days ago
the primary factor in rising premiums. Appearing before the Oireachtas Committee on Finance yesterday, chairman of the Bar Council Paul McGarry said financial mismanagement and imprudent pricing were behind the rise in premiums. He said there... Read more
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The Irish Times
Mismanagement causes car insurance hikes, say lawyersFinancial mismanagement and imprudent pricing has led to an increase in car ins
Mismanagement causes car insurance hikes, say lawyers
The Irish Times / Posted 18 days ago
Financial mismanagement and imprudent pricing has led to an increase in car insurance premiums, the Bar Council has told an Oireachtas committee. Appearing before the Joint Committee on Finance, Paul McGarry, chairman of the Council of the Bar of... Read more
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Business Wire
Robert B. Fiske, Jr. to Receive the 2016 American Inns of Court Lewis F. Powell, Jr. Award for Professionalism and EthicsBell in connection with contempt proceedings in the Socialist Workers Party lit
Robert B. Fiske, Jr. to Receive the 2016 American Inns of Court Lewis F. Powell, Jr. Award for Professionalism and Ethics
Business Wire / Posted 19 days ago
Bell in connection with contempt proceedings in the Socialist Workers Party litigation. An inaugural member of the Federal Bar Council American Inn of Court, Fiske has been active in the Inn’s mentoring program. He is a Fellow of the American... Read more
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Aliran Online
Amid rumours of snap polls...Critics say the opposition must get its act together while Bersih 2.0 demands a
Amid rumours of snap polls...
Aliran Online / Posted 24 days ago
Critics say the opposition must get its act together while Bersih 2.0 demands a stop to attempts at muzzling the Bar Council. Chris Chong writes. Recently, we have been hearing rumours of the possibility of a snap poll as early as March next year.... Read more
25d
Manila Standard Today
We need a strong presidentthe United States. When the Cory Constitution was framed, a known legal lumina
We need a strong president
Manila Standard Today / Posted 25 days ago
the United States. When the Cory Constitution was framed, a known legal luminary proposed the creation of a Judicial and Bar Council to nominate judges and justices, which in turn would be appointed by the President from a shortlist. But since... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Barristers must switch off from hi-tech world to relax, says Bar Council headmaking time for rest and relaxation in the modern technological world. Chantal
Barristers must switch off from hi-tech world to relax, says Bar Council head
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 25 days ago
making time for rest and relaxation in the modern technological world. Chantal-Aimee Doerries QC, who is chairman of the Bar Council - which represents barristers, says August used to be a month when barristers "didn't work". But she has... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Barristers must switch off from hi-tech world to relax, says Bar Council headmaking time for rest and relaxation in the modern technological world. Chantal
Barristers must switch off from hi-tech world to relax, says Bar Council head
Kingston Guardian / Posted 25 days ago
making time for rest and relaxation in the modern technological world. Chantal-Aimee Doerries QC, who is chairman of the Bar Council - which represents barristers, says August used to be a month when barristers "didn't work". But she has... Read more
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25d
Oxford Mail
Barristers must switch off from hi-tech world to relax, says Bar Council headmaking time for rest and relaxation in the modern technological world. Chantal
Barristers must switch off from hi-tech world to relax, says Bar Council head
Oxford Mail / Posted 25 days ago
making time for rest and relaxation in the modern technological world. Chantal-Aimee Doerries QC, who is chairman of the Bar Council - which represents barristers, says August used to be a month when barristers "didn't work". But she has... Read more
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Bury Times
Barristers must switch off from hi-tech world to relax, says Bar Council headmaking time for rest and relaxation in the modern technological world. Chantal
Barristers must switch off from hi-tech world to relax, says Bar Council head
Bury Times / Posted 25 days ago
making time for rest and relaxation in the modern technological world. Chantal-Aimee Doerries QC, who is chairman of the Bar Council - which represents barristers, says August used to be a month when barristers "didn't work". But she has... Read more
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Gazette
Barristers must switch off from hi-tech world to relax, says Bar Council headmaking time for rest and relaxation in the modern technological world. Chantal
Barristers must switch off from hi-tech world to relax, says Bar Council head
Gazette / Posted 25 days ago
making time for rest and relaxation in the modern technological world. Chantal-Aimee Doerries QC, who is chairman of the Bar Council - which represents barristers, says August used to be a month when barristers "didn't work". But she has... Read more
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25d
guardian-series
Barristers must switch off from hi-tech world to relax, says Bar Council headmaking time for rest and relaxation in the modern technological world. Chantal
Barristers must switch off from hi-tech world to relax, says Bar Council head
guardian-series / Posted 25 days ago
making time for rest and relaxation in the modern technological world. Chantal-Aimee Doerries QC, who is chairman of the Bar Council - which represents barristers, says August used to be a month when barristers "didn't work". But she has... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Barristers must switch off from hi-tech world to relax, says Bar Council headmaking time for rest and relaxation in the modern technological world. Chantal
Barristers must switch off from hi-tech world to relax, says Bar Council head
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 25 days ago
making time for rest and relaxation in the modern technological world. Chantal-Aimee Doerries QC, who is chairman of the Bar Council - which represents barristers, says August used to be a month when barristers "didn't work". But she has... Read more
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Harrow Times
Barristers must switch off from hi-tech world to relax, says Bar Council headmaking time for rest and relaxation in the modern technological world. Chantal
Barristers must switch off from hi-tech world to relax, says Bar Council head
Harrow Times / Posted 25 days ago
making time for rest and relaxation in the modern technological world. Chantal-Aimee Doerries QC, who is chairman of the Bar Council - which represents barristers, says August used to be a month when barristers "didn't work". But she has... Read more
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This is West Country
Barristers must switch off from hi-tech world to relax, says Bar Council headmaking time for rest and relaxation in the modern technological world. Chantal
Barristers must switch off from hi-tech world to relax, says Bar Council head
This is West Country / Posted 25 days ago
making time for rest and relaxation in the modern technological world. Chantal-Aimee Doerries QC, who is chairman of the Bar Council - which represents barristers, says August used to be a month when barristers "didn't work". But she has... Read more
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Gazette News
Barristers must switch off from hi-tech world to relax, says Bar Council headmaking time for rest and relaxation in the modern technological world. Chantal
Barristers must switch off from hi-tech world to relax, says Bar Council head
Gazette News / Posted 25 days ago
making time for rest and relaxation in the modern technological world. Chantal-Aimee Doerries QC, who is chairman of the Bar Council - which represents barristers, says August used to be a month when barristers "didn't work". But she has... Read more
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Bolton News
Barristers must switch off from hi-tech world to relax, says Bar Council headmaking time for rest and relaxation in the modern technological world. Chantal
Barristers must switch off from hi-tech world to relax, says Bar Council head
Bolton News / Posted 25 days ago
making time for rest and relaxation in the modern technological world. Chantal-Aimee Doerries QC, who is chairman of the Bar Council - which represents barristers, says August used to be a month when barristers "didn't work". But she has... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Barristers must switch off from hi-tech world to relax, says Bar Council headmaking time for rest and relaxation in the modern technological world. Chantal
Barristers must switch off from hi-tech world to relax, says Bar Council head
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 25 days ago
making time for rest and relaxation in the modern technological world. Chantal-Aimee Doerries QC, who is chairman of the Bar Council - which represents barristers, says August used to be a month when barristers "didn't work". But she has... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Barristers must switch off from hi-tech world to relax, says Bar Council headmaking time for rest and relaxation in the modern technological world. Chantal
Barristers must switch off from hi-tech world to relax, says Bar Council head
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 25 days ago
making time for rest and relaxation in the modern technological world. Chantal-Aimee Doerries QC, who is chairman of the Bar Council - which represents barristers, says August used to be a month when barristers "didn't work". But she has... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Barristers must switch off from hi-tech world to relax, says Bar Council headmaking time for rest and relaxation in the modern technological world. Chantal
Barristers must switch off from hi-tech world to relax, says Bar Council head
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 25 days ago
making time for rest and relaxation in the modern technological world. Chantal-Aimee Doerries QC, who is chairman of the Bar Council - which represents barristers, says August used to be a month when barristers "didn't work". But she has... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Barristers must switch off from hi-tech world to relax, says Bar Council headmaking time for rest and relaxation in the modern technological world. Chantal
Barristers must switch off from hi-tech world to relax, says Bar Council head
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 25 days ago
making time for rest and relaxation in the modern technological world. Chantal-Aimee Doerries QC, who is chairman of the Bar Council - which represents barristers, says August used to be a month when barristers "didn't work". But she has... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Barristers must switch off from hi-tech world to relax, says Bar Council headmaking time for rest and relaxation in the modern technological world. Chantal
Barristers must switch off from hi-tech world to relax, says Bar Council head
EveningTimes Online / Posted 25 days ago
making time for rest and relaxation in the modern technological world. Chantal-Aimee Doerries QC, who is chairman of the Bar Council - which represents barristers, says August used to be a month when barristers "didn't work". But she has... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Barristers must switch off from hi-tech world to relax, says Bar Council headmaking time for rest and relaxation in the modern technological world. Chantal
Barristers must switch off from hi-tech world to relax, says Bar Council head
Croydon Guardian / Posted 25 days ago
making time for rest and relaxation in the modern technological world. Chantal-Aimee Doerries QC, who is chairman of the Bar Council - which represents barristers, says August used to be a month when barristers "didn't work". But she has... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Barristers must switch off from hi-tech world to relax, says Bar Council headmaking time for rest and relaxation in the modern technological world. Chantal
Barristers must switch off from hi-tech world to relax, says Bar Council head
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 25 days ago
making time for rest and relaxation in the modern technological world. Chantal-Aimee Doerries QC, who is chairman of the Bar Council - which represents barristers, says August used to be a month when barristers "didn't work". But she has... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Barristers must switch off from hi-tech world to relax, says Bar Council headmaking time for rest and relaxation in the modern technological world. Chantal
Barristers must switch off from hi-tech world to relax, says Bar Council head
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 25 days ago
making time for rest and relaxation in the modern technological world. Chantal-Aimee Doerries QC, who is chairman of the Bar Council - which represents barristers, says August used to be a month when barristers "didn't work". But she has... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Barristers must switch off from hi-tech world to relax, says Bar Council headmaking time for rest and relaxation in the modern technological world. Chantal
Barristers must switch off from hi-tech world to relax, says Bar Council head
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 25 days ago
making time for rest and relaxation in the modern technological world. Chantal-Aimee Doerries QC, who is chairman of the Bar Council - which represents barristers, says August used to be a month when barristers "didn't work". But she has... Read more
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The News and Star
Barristers must switch off from hi-tech world to relax, says Bar Council headmaking time for rest and relaxation in the modern technological world. Chantal
Barristers must switch off from hi-tech world to relax, says Bar Council head
The News and Star / Posted 25 days ago
making time for rest and relaxation in the modern technological world. Chantal-Aimee Doerries QC, who is chairman of the Bar Council - which represents barristers, says August used to be a month when barristers "didn't work". But she has... Read more
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Law Society Gazette
Bar Council criticises ‘burdensome’ CPD schemeThe Bar Council has criticised the Bar Standards Board’s proposals surrounding
Bar Council criticises ‘burdensome’ CPD scheme
Law Society Gazette / Posted 25 days ago
The Bar Council has criticised the Bar Standards Board’s proposals surrounding continuing professional development (CPD), claiming they will create an 'unfair burden' on all barristers. In a response to a consultation document, the council said the... Read more
25d
The Economic Times
Medical studies addressed, Niti Aayog begins work on regulator for educationin the area of higher education from the University Grants Commission to All In
Medical studies addressed, Niti Aayog begins work on regulator for education
The Economic Times / Posted 25 days ago
in the area of higher education from the University Grants Commission to All India Council for Technical Education, Bar Council of India, Council of Architecture. A number of committees and reports have recommended repeatedly that a single... Read more
28d
Aliran Online
NGOs decry 'open attack' on independence of Malaysian Bartabled in parliament in October 2016, empower the government to abolish the cur
NGOs decry 'open attack' on independence of Malaysian Bar
Aliran Online / Posted 28 days ago
tabled in parliament in October 2016, empower the government to abolish the current direct elections of 12 members of the Bar Council through postal votes and replace it with elections at the state level, (to introduce) the appointment of two... Read more
29d
The Economic Times
SC supports Allahabad HC, says mandatory for 'visiting' lawyer to coopt a locally-enrolled lawyerto practice." "Easy identification of a person who appears before the court wh
SC supports Allahabad HC, says mandatory for 'visiting' lawyer to coopt a locally-enrolled lawyer
The Economic Times / Posted 29 days ago
to practice." "Easy identification of a person who appears before the court when he is an enrolled advocate of another bar council or is not on the rolls of advocates of the high court is to ensure his presence whenever cases are listed and to... Read more
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