Only 13 MPAs present at start of sitting

ISLAMABAD, June 8, 2012: Starting an hour and 15 minutes behind schedule, the fourth sitting of Punjab Assembly’s 38th session was marked by low attendance of MPAs. It was adjourned because of lack of Quorum.   

Only 13 legislators present at the outset

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11% Teaching Posts Vacant in Girls High Schools

11% Teaching Posts Vacant in Girls High Schools

ISLAMABAD, June 8: Eleven percent of the sanctioned teaching positions were vacant in government girls’ high schools monitored in April with 160 positions lying unoccupied in 55 schools against the sanctioned 1,390, says a Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) report.

The report said the FAFEN governance monitors who visited 25

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Only Six Legislators take part in Budget Debate

ISLAMABAD, June 7, 2012: Legislators’ low attendance persisted during the fifth sitting of the ongoing National Assembly’s budget session. Only 65 legislators were present at the start of the sitting while 70 were there when it was adjourned. Starting 25 minutes late, the House met for three and 38 minutes.

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Five bills passed amid lack of Quorum

ISLAMABAD, June 7, 2012: Starting an hour and 35 minutes behind schedule, the third sitting of Punjab Assembly’s 38th session passed five Bills amid lack of Quorum.   

Only 22 legislators present at the outset of the sitting and 59 when it was

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Two bills passed; MQM walkout over law and order

ISLAMABAD, June 7, 2012: Starting an hour and 20 behind schedule, the first sitting of Sindh Assembly’s 36th session passed two Bills as the MQM legislators walked out of the House over the issue of law and order in Karachi. The House, which met for two hours and 10 minutes on Thursday, also unanimously passed…

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Only two Senators debate budget; low attendance

ISLAMABAD, June 6, 2012: Starting 45 minutes late, the fourth sitting of the Senate’s 82nd session, which met for an hour and 27 minutes, witnessed low attendance and a protest by PMLN. Only eight legislators present at the start and 26 when the sitting was adjourned. A maximum of 42 Senators were observed at any time of the sitting.

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13 Bills on the Agenda remain unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, June 6, 2012: Starting an hour and 25 minutes behind schedule, the second sitting of Punjab Assembly’s 38th session left 13 Bills appearing on the Orders of the Day unaddressed.

The sitting witnessed low attendance with only 14 legislators present at the

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Fruit prices register hike in May

ISLAMABAD, June 6: The price of monitored fruit registered a hike in May as compared to April 2012 with kinnow registering the highest increase of 30% followed by bananas (28%), dark red apples (25%) and golden apples (11%), says a Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) report.

The report released Wednesday

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Fruit prices register hike in May

ISLAMABAD, June 6: The price of monitored fruit registered a hike in May as compared to April 2012 with kinnow registering the highest increase of 30% followed by bananas (28%), dark red apples (25%) and golden apples (11%), says a Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN)

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