Prices of 34 commodities up in April

  • Sweeteners, fruit, meat and cooked items register increase in prices
  • Decline in prices of some pulses and condiments

A report based on prices at 175 retail outlets in 98 districts across Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, May 3: The prices of 34 commodities went up, 12 came down while six remained unchanged in

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NA adopts Resolution on new province

ISLAMABAD, May 3, 2012: Amid protest by the opposition the 33-minute sixth sitting of the National Assembly’s 41st session on Thursday adopted two Resolutions – creating a new province in Punjab and posing confidence in the Prime Minister.

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Resolution adopted to repose confidence in Prime Minister

ISLAMABAD, May 3, 2012: Starting an hour and 48 minutes behind schedule, the sixth sitting of Sindh Assembly’s 35th session, which met for three hours and 20 minutes on Thursday, passed a Resolution posing confidence in the Prime Minister. In the second Resolution the House reiterated its commitment to “uphold the freedom of press as…

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PMLN boycotts proceedings

ISLAMABAD, May 3, 2012: The third sitting of Senate’s 81st session witnessed a walkout by PMLN legislators demanding resignation of the Prime Minister after his conviction in the contempt case. The PMLN Senators did not return to the House. The House witnessed low attendance as only eight Senators were present at the start and 16 were there when the sitting was adjourned.

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PMLN protest during NA sitting

ISLAMABAD, May 2, 2012: The fifth sitting of the National Assembly’s 41st session on Wednesday, which lasted an hour and 43 minutes, continued to witness protest by the opposition over the Supreme Court decision in the contempt case against the Prime Minister.

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PMLN continues protest against the Prime Minister

ISLAMABAD, May 2, 2012: The Upper House’s second sitting of the 81st session witnessed two walkouts on Wednesday.  

PMLN Senators again walked out of the House after attending the proceedings for 15 minutes on the issue of Supreme Court’s verdict in the

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NA meets for only 32 minutes

ISLAMABAD, April 26, 2012: The fourth sitting of the National Assembly’s 41st session lasted only 32 minutes on Monday as the House was adjourned amid sloganeering by the opposition over the Supreme Court decision in the contempt case against the Prime Minister.=

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Sitting starts after 115 minutes delay

ISLAMABAD, April 30, 2012: Starting an hour and 55 minutes behind schedule, the fifth sitting of Sindh Assembly’s 35th session, which met for three hours on Monday, unanimously passed the Colonization of Government Lands (Sindh Amendment) Bill 2011.

The sitting witnessed low attendance

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Senate sitting marked by PMLN walkout

ISLAMABAD, April 30, 2012: The first sitting of Senate’s 81st session witnessed a walkout by PMLN Senators on the issue of Supreme Court’s verdict in the contempt case against the Prime Minister. 

Beginning 63 minutes late, the sitting lasted two hours and 31

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More districts report cases of honour killings

A report based on the monitoring of 78 DPO offices in February 2012

ISLAMABAD, April 27- Cases of honour killings were more widespread in February 2012 as compared to the preceding month – 24 cases being reported

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