80% rise in cases of measles

A report based on disease incidents registered in 91 district health offices across Pakistan in November 2012

ISLAMABAD, February 21, 2013: A significant increase of 80% was recorded in cases of measles in November – 247 cases reported in 17 districts as compared to 137

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Low Attendance Persists

ISLAMABAD, February 20, 2013: Starting 35 minutes late, the third sitting of the ongoing 91st session of Senate continued to witness low attendance of Senators. Only four Senators were present at the outset while 17 were there at the adjournment. Seven Senators spoke on the Adjournment Motion about the recent Quetta Bomb Blast.  A JUIF…

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Balochistan Assembly Condemns Quetta Bomb Blast

ISLAMABAD, February 20, 2013: Starting an hour and 10 minutes late, the third sitting of the ongoing 40th session of the Balochistan Assembly condemned the recent bomb blast in Quetta by unanimously adopting a Resolution. The sitting, which met for two hours and 28 minutes, adopted another Resolution on the law and order in the…

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Sitting Marked by Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, February 18, 2013: Starting 35 minutes late, the second sitting of 91st session which met for only 25 minutes on Tuesday, witnessed low attendance of Senators. Only five senators were present at the outset while 16 were there at the adjournment, says Free

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NA Debates Quetta Bomb Blast

ISLAMABAD, February 19, 2013: Starting 42 minutes late, the second sitting of ongoing session that met for two hours and 30 minutes on Tuesday left most of the agenda items, listed on the Orders of the Day, unaddressed. Like previous Private Members’ Days, the agenda for today’s sitting was also set ambitiously which is not possible to take up during a span of a single sitting.

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Sitting Marked by Low Attendance; Walkouts over Quetta Bomb Blast

ISLAMABAD, February 18, 2013: Starting 30 late, the first sitting of 91st session on Monday witnessed low attendance of Senators. Only two senators were present at the outset while 13 were there at the adjournment, says Free and Fair Election Network in its Daily Factsheet based on direct observation of

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Surge in political violence claims 106 lives

Islamabad, February 18, 2013: Surge in political violence during the second week of February claimed 106 lives and injured 91 people in 54 incidents across the country, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN).

Between February 9 and 15, 2013, Sindh saw the

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Low Attendance Sitting Witness Walkouts Over Quetta Blast

ISLAMABAD, February 18, 2013: Starting an hour and 40 minutes late, the first sitting of 50th session of National Assembly met for an hour and 52 minutes on Monday, witnessed low attendance of Members. Only 41 members were present at the start of the sitting while

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