ISLAMABAD, December 14, 2012: Starting an hour and 50 minutes late, the second sitting of the 43rd session of Punjab Assembly met for an hour and 40 minutes continued to witness low attendance of members. Only 7% of the current 369 members were present at the outset while 5% wereDetails
ISLAMABAD, December 13, 2012: The National Assembly, which met for an hour and 48 minutes during the fourth sitting of the 48th session, presented a Standing Committee report on the Constitution (Twenty-first Amendment) Bill 2012 in the House.
However, the Gwadar Port Authority Bill 2012 was notDetails
ISLAMABAD, December 13, 2012: Starting 30 minutes behind the schedule, the second sitting of the 88th session continued to witness low attendance of Senators. Only five Senators were present at the outset and 26 were there when the sitting was adjourned. Parliamentary leaders of MQM, BNPA, NPDetails
ISLAMABAD, December 13, 2012: Starting two hours and 50 minutes behind schedule, the first sitting of the 43rd session witnessed low attendance of legislators as most of the agenda was left unaddressed.
Forty-seven members were present at the outset while there were 21 at the end ofDetails
A report based on data collected from 87 district health offices in as many districts in September
ISLAMABAD, December 13, 2012: Gastroenteritis cases registered a sharp increase of 63% in September – an average 3,520 incidents reported in each district comparedDetails
ISLAMABAD, December 11, 2012: The 2nd NA sitting left 76% of the agenda unaddressed listed on the Orders of the Day. Like previous Private Members’ Days, the agenda for the sitting was set ambitiously which cannot be taken up during a span of a single sitting. The House did notDetails
ISLAMABAD, December 11, 2012: Meeting for just 55 minutes, the 2nd sitting of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly’s 29th session was marked by the low attendance and ministerial absence. Only 33 of the total 124 members were present when the sitting started while 45 were there atDetails
ISLAMABAD, December 11, 2012: Half of the monitored Basic Health Units (BHUs) did not have specially trained staff to treat tuberculosis (TB) patients while around one-third lacked staff to run the Control of Diarrheal Disease (CDD) and Malaria Control Programs (MCP), says a Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) report released here on Tuesday.Details