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(From BBC Monitoring International Reports)
Text of report by Pakistani newspaper The News website on 25 March
[Report by Jamal Khurshid: "SJC to decide about open trial: Bhagwandas; Says CJP issue to be decided on merit, 'we'll not disappoint the nation'; takes oath as acting chief justice; lawyers stay away from ceremony"]
KARACHI: Justice Rana Bhagwandas, the senior most judge of the Supreme Court after non-functional chief justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, was sworn in as the acting chief justice at the apex court's Karachi Registry on Saturday.
Justice Javed Iqbal, who was the acting chief justice for two weeks in the absence of Justice Bhagwandas, administered the oath.
Talking to reporters after the …