Girls schools without support staff, playgrounds

A report based on the monitoring of 154 government girls’ primary schools in 84 districts across Pakistan

 

ISLAMABAD, April 15: As much as 92% of the 154 government girls’ primary schools monitored in 84 districts

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94% legislators stay away from debate on PCNS

ISLAMABAD, April 13: The joint session of the parliament from March 20-April 12 saw only one-fourth of the session time being spent on debating the recommendations of the Parliamentary Committee on National Security (PCNS) formed to review relations with the United States and general foreign policy.

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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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