Child mortality on the rise

A report based on the monitoring of 74 health facilities in as many districts across Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, May 8: Of the 74 districts monitored in February, five reported 189 incidents of child mortality as compared to the preceding month when 157 children died in seven districts. Also, 51


KP Assembly Adopts Resolution on FATA

ISLAMABAD, May 7, 2012:  The second sitting of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly’s 25th session, which met for two hours and eight minutes, adopted a Resolution on Monday calling for giving the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) representation in the House.   

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Eighth Sitting Marked by Low MPA Attendance

ISLAMABAD, May 7, 2012: Starting 108 minutes behind schedule, the eighth sitting of Sindh Assembly’s 35th session, which met for four hours and two minutes on Monday, passed the Sindh Teachers Education Development Authority Bill 2012. The sitting was marked by low attendance – 18 legislators were present at the start while 55 were there…


76% of agenda items remained unaddressed

ISLAMABAD, May 7, 2012: The National Assembly’s first session of the fifth parliamentary year from April 25 to May 4 witnessed a chaotic start, leaving 76% of the Agenda items unaddressed, says a Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) preliminary report on Monday.