Murder, attempted murder remained widespread during November 2011

ISLAMABAD, Jan 27: A Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) report on Friday said murder, attempted murder and hurt were the most widely reported crimes in November 2011. It said 743 First Information Reports (FIRs) were filed for murder and 920 for attempted murder in 72 of the 81 monitored districts.

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17 cases of suspected AIDS reported in Sargodha and Gujrat Districts in November 2011

ISLAMABAD, Jan 26: A Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) report on Thursday said new cases of suspected AIDS, polio and probable poliomyelitis were reported at health offices in five districts out of 82 monitored in November last year. FAFEN Governance Monitors visited 29 offices of Executive District Officer/Health (EDO/Health) in Punjab, 18 each in Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and 14 in Balochistan.

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Many BHUs lack maternal health services

ISLAMABAD, January 18: A Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) report on Wednesday said some maternity services were found lacking in Basic Health Units (BHUs) observed in December 2011. FAFEN Governance Monitors visited 133 BHUs in 87 districts nationwide- 65 in 34 districts in Punjab, 28 in 21 districts in KP, 24 in 16 districts in Sindh, 13 in as many districts in Balochistan and three in as many agencies in FATA.

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Hike in prices of 27 commodities; 20 register decline

A report based on prices collected from 182 retail outlets in 92 districts across Pakistan. ISLAMABAD, JAN 3: A Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) report on Tuesday said prices of 27 commodities increased in December 2011 compared to the preceding month while those of 20 others fell and five remained unchanged.

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Faisalabad registers most FIRs in Oct

ISLAMABAD, JAN 2: District Faisalabad reported the most crimes in October 2011, constituting 11% of the 32,021 FIRs filed for the 27 observed crimes in 73 districts nationwide.

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Nine suspected AIDS cases reported in October

ISLAMABAD, DEC 30: A Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) monitoring report on Friday said nine suspected cases of AIDS were reported in Gujrat district in October. A report based on reported cases of diseases at government health offices in 73 districts across Pakistan in October 2011.

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82% monitored RHCs without ophthalmology services

A report based on the monitoring of 80 Rural Health Centres (RHCs) across Pakistan in November 2011. ISLAMABAD, DEC 26: A Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) report on Monday said specialized services like labour and eye rooms as well as equipment were found lacking in some of the 80 Rural Health Centres (RHCs) monitored in November.

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High number of murder cases registered in three districts

ISLAMABAD, DEC 23: A Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) monitoring report on Friday said Karachi (West), Peshawar and Faisalabad districts registered high number of murder cases in September this year. FAFEN monitors visited 83 offices of District Police Officers (DPOs) throughout the country.

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Boys’ secondary schools need more scientific apparatus, libraries and playgrounds

ISLAMABAD, DEC 19: Libraries, playgrounds and apparatus for laboratories were found lacking in some of the 109 boys’ secondary schools monitored nationwide in November, according to a monitoring report of Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) on Monday. The report said nearly two-fifths of the monitored schools did not have libraries, adding that it is important to encourage students to read books other than those prescribed by the syllabus to broaden their horizons.

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