Lack of Interest, Low Turnout Mark Charsadda By-Election

ISLAMABAD, January 16, 2013: Low voter turnout, even lower participation of women and political parties’ lack of interest marked the PK-22 Charsadda-VI by-election on Tuesday, reports Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its preliminary report.

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205 killed, 263 injured in incidents of political violence

Islamabad, January 15, 2013: Fifty-one political violence incidents between January 5 and 11, 2013 claimed 205 lives and injured 263 others across Pakistan. Civilians remained the major target, constituting 84% of the total victims followed by militants (15%) and security forces (8%), says Free and Fair Election Network

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Boys primary schools lack non-teaching staff

A report based on monitoring of 146 government boys\’ primary schools in 85 districts in November

ISLAMABAD, 15th January 2013: Lack of sanctioned positions for non-teaching staff was observed in government boys’ primary schools with on average only one person appointed to work

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Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly: Five bills passed

ISLAMABAD, January 15, 2013 Starting an hour and 13 minutes late, the 13th sitting of the 29th session of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly witnessed passage of five bills.

Low attendance continued to persist as only 35 members were present at the start and 34 at the time of adjournment. A maximum of 48

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KP Assembly Passes Three Bills

ISLAMABAD, January 14, 2013: Starting an hour and 17 minute late, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly’s 12th sitting of the ongoing 29th session met for an hour and 18 minutes.

All of the three bills on the agenda were passed by the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly. Those were The KPK Universities (Amendment) Bill 2012, The

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KP Assembly Passes Three Bills

ISLAMABAD, January 14, 2013: Starting an hour and 17 minute late, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly’s 12th sitting of the ongoing 29th session met for an hour and 18 minutes.

All of the three bills on the agenda were passed by the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly. Those were The KPK Universities (Amendment) Bill 2012, The

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KP Assembly Passes Three Bills

ISLAMABAD, January 14, 2013: Starting an hour and 17 minute late, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly’s 12th sitting of the ongoing 29th session met for an hour and 18 minutes.

All of the three bills on the agenda were passed by the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly. Those were The KPK Universities (Amendment) Bill 2012, The

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KP Assembly Passes Three Bills

ISLAMABAD, January 14, 2013: Starting an hour and 17 minute late, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly’s 12th sitting of the ongoing 29th session met for an hour and 18 minutes.

All of the three bills on the agenda were passed by the

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FAFEN’s 11-point Agenda for Improving Quality of Elections

ISLAMABAD, January 11, 2013: General Elections 2013 must be held within the constitutionally stipulated period under a caretaker setup that is acceptable to political parties inside and outside the Parliament, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) at a press briefing in Islamabad on January 11, 2013. The caretaker setup at the federal and provincial…

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KP Assembly Adopts Three Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, January 11, 2013: Starting an hour and 20 minute late, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly’s 11th sitting of the ongoing 29th session which met for two hour and 57 minutes adopted three resolutions on Friday. 

The first

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