41% medical positions unoccupied

A report based on monitoring of 72 Tehsil Headquarter Hospitals in 55 districts in November

ISLAMABAD, December 27, 2012: Forty-one percent medical slots lay vacant in 72 Tehsil Headquarter Hospitals (THQs) – 777 staffers posted against the sanctioned 1,329 positions –

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No Confidence Motion against Speaker Adopted

ISLAMABAD, December 26, 2012: Meeting for 84 minutes, the 4th sitting of the ongoing 36th session of the Balochistan Assembly adopted a no-confidence motion against the Speaker of the Balochistan Assembly by a majority vote. As many as 49 MPAs -75%  of the total membership- voted on the motion. The Deputy Speaker chaired the sitting.…

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KP Assembly: Sitting Offers Fateha for late Bashir Bilour

ISLAMABAD, December 24, 2012: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly did not take up any regular agenda scheduled for the seventh sitting of the 29th Session that held on Monday, reports the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on the KP Assembly’s Proceedings.

The agenda

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KP Assembly: Sitting Offers Fateha for late Bashir Bilour

ISLAMABAD, December 24, 2012: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly did not take up any regular agenda scheduled for the seventh sitting of the 29th Session that held on Monday, reports the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its Daily Factsheet on the KP Assembly’s Proceedings.

The agenda was deferred due to

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Surge in political violence claims 75 lives

Political violence in the third week of December affected 241 people in 41 incidents across the country, killing 75 people and injuring 166 others.

Twenty two incidents were reported in Sindh followed by 10 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, six in Balochistan, two in Federally

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Balochistan Assembly: Two Treasury-Backed Bills Passed

ISLAMABAD, December 24, 2012: The 3rd sitting of the 36th session of the Balochistan Assembly which met for a short span witnessed the passage of two treasury-backed bills. Following the trend set in the previous sitting the house passed – the Balochistan Environmental Protection bill, 2012 and the Code of Civil Procedure (Balochistan Amendment) Bill,…

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Senate: Session’s Last Sitting Marked by Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, December 21, 2012: Starting an hour and four minutes late, the 7th and the last sitting of the 88th session of Senate was marked by low attendance as only six senators were present at the outset and 21 were there at the adjournment of the sitting.

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Punjab Assembly: Low Attendance Observed; Most Agenda Left Unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, December 21, 2012: The seventh sitting of the 43rd session witnessed a persistent low members’ attendance, leaving  most of the agenda on the orders of the day  unaddressed. Only six members were present at the outset, while 40 (11%of total membership) were there at the adjournment of the sitting. A maximum of 56 members…

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