Joint Sitting Adopts Resolution on National Security

ISLAMABAD, April 12, 2012: Starting two hours and 42 minutes behind schedule, the last Joint Sitting of the Parliament, which met for an hour and 44 minutes on Thursday, unanimously adopted a Resolution on national interest and foreign policy.

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Single MNA Debates PCNS Report

ISLAMABAD, April 10, 2012: Starting an hour behind schedule, the Joint Sitting of the Parliament met for two hours and 14 minutes on Tuesday. Out of the 195 legislators attending the sitting, only one spoke on the report of the Parliamentary Committee on National Security for 15 minutes.

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Specialised services lacking at DHQs

A report based on the monitoring of 65 District Headquarter Hospitals  across the country

 

ISLAMABAD, April 10: District Headquarter Hospitals (DHQs) have been found lacking specialized services with three-fourths out of 65 facilities monitored in February 2012 being without psychiatry and 61% having no physiotherapy

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Six Legislators Debate PCNS Report

ISLAMABAD, April 9: Starting an hour and three minutes behind schedule, the Joint Sitting of the Parliament, which met for three hours and 57 minutes on Monday, did not take up the Domestic Violence (Prevention and Protection) Bill, 2009. 

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Sitting passes two bills and a Resolution

ISLAMABAD, April 5: Starting an hour and 14 minutes behind schedule, the Joint Sitting of the Parliament, which met for three hour and 29 minutes on Thursday, unanimously passed the NFC Institute of Engineering and Technology Multan Bill 2009 and the Pakistan Trade Control of Wild Fauna and Flora Bill 2010.

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Only 18 Members Attend Sitting, Lasts 53 minutes

ISLAMABAD, April 5th: The eighth sitting of Balochistan Assembly’s 31st session, starting 32 minutes behind schedule, met only for 53 minutes on Thursday. A total of 14 Members were present at the outset of the sitting while 16 were there when it was adjourned. The House adopted a Resolution calling the federal government to reduce…

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Prices of 33 commodities increase; 13 go down

A report based on prices at 193 retail outlets in 107 districts across Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, April 3: The prices of 33 commodities and services increased in March 2012 as compared to the preceding month while those of

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Balochistan Assembly meets for only 25 minutes

ISLAMABAD, April 2nd: The seventh sitting of Balochistan Assembly’s 31st session, starting 30 minutes behind schedule, met for only 25 minutes on Monday. A total of 17 Members were present at the outset of the sitting while 20 were there when it was adjourned.  The first and second biannual monitoring reports on the implementation of…

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Bill passed as House lacked Quorum

ISLAMABAD, March 30: The sixth sitting of Balochistan Assembly’s 31st session, starting 25 minutes behind schedule, met for an hour and 10 minutes on Friday. The sitting witnessed low attendance as 15 Members were present at the start and only nine were there when it was adjourned. Despite low attendance, the House passed the Gwadar…

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Rise in cases of infant mortality

A report based on reported cases of diseases at government health offices in 79 districts in December

ISLAMABAD, March 30 – Cases of infant mortality registered an increase in December last year as compared to the preceding

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