Sitting Marked by Low Attendance

 ISLAMABAD, Jan 28: The second sitting of the Balochistan Assembly met for three hours and 18 minutes with low attendance of Members. A total of 11 Members at the outset and nine at the end of the sitting were present. Six Points of Order consumed 20 minutes of the sitting time. None of them attracted…

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Murder, attempted murder remained widespread during November 2011

ISLAMABAD, Jan 27: A Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) report on Friday said murder, attempted murder and hurt were the most widely reported crimes in November 2011. It said 743 First Information Reports (FIRs) were filed for murder and 920 for attempted murder in 72 of the 81 monitored districts.

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Only 11% MPAs Attend Sitting

ISLAMABAD, January 27, 2012: The seventh sitting of the Punjab Assembly spanning an hour and 40 minutes witnessed low attendance. Only six Members were present at the outset and 29 when the sitting was adjourned.   The lack of Quorum pointed out by a PPPP Member prompted adjournment. Thirty-four questions were listed for the Question…

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Sitting Marked by Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, January 27, 2012:  The ninth sitting of the Senate met for two hours and 10 minutes with low attendance of Senators. Only 14 were present at the outset of the sitting while 22 present at the adjournment.

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14 More Bills Passed Without Quorum

ISLAMABAD, January 26, 2012: For the second consecutive day the Punjab Assembly passed 14 Bills amid lack of Quorum on Thursday.

The sixth sitting spanning six hours and 45 minutes witnessed low attendance. Only four Members were present at

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17 cases of suspected AIDS reported in Sargodha and Gujrat Districts in November 2011

ISLAMABAD, Jan 26: A Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) report on Thursday said new cases of suspected AIDS, polio and probable poliomyelitis were reported at health offices in five districts out of 82 monitored in November last year. FAFEN Governance Monitors visited 29 offices of Executive District Officer/Health (EDO/Health) in Punjab, 18 each in Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and 14 in Balochistan.

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Low Attendance of Senators Observed

ISLAMABAD, January 26, 2012:  The eighth sitting of the Senate met for an hour and six minutes with low attendance of Senators. Only four were present at the outset of the sitting while 22 present at the adjournment.

 

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