Hike in prices of 27 commodities; 20 register decline

A report based on prices collected from 182 retail outlets in 92 districts across Pakistan. ISLAMABAD, JAN 3: A Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) report on Tuesday said prices of 27 commodities increased in December 2011 compared to the preceding month while those of 20 others fell and five remained unchanged.

Details

10th Sitting Marked by Unfinished Agenda, MQM-ANP Tussle

ISLAMABAD, January 3, 2012: The National Assembly met for three hours and 50 minutes, its 10th sitting of the ongoing session. Only the parliamentary leaders of the PPPS and NPP attended the proceedings. Just as it was in previous sittings, Members’ attendance remained low. Only 28 Legislators were present at the start while 61 were there when the sitting was adjourned.

Details

Low Attendance Sitting Adopts Four Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, January 03, 2012: The Sindh Assembly met for two hours and 35 minutes, its eighth sitting of the ongoing session. The sitting was marked by low attendance of Members with only 50 present at the start of the sitting and 55 at the end. The House adopted four Resolutions. Out of the 10 questions…

Details

Faisalabad registers most FIRs in Oct

ISLAMABAD, JAN 2: District Faisalabad reported the most crimes in October 2011, constituting 11% of the 32,021 FIRs filed for the 27 observed crimes in 73 districts nationwide.

Details

Sitting Marked by Low Attendance, PMLN and MQM Boycott

The PMLN walked out of the House protesting against the load shedding of gas, while the MQM boycotted the sitting over not receiving a satisfactory statement on their Calling Attention Notice regarding the increase up to 14% in the CNG prices.

 

Details