KP Assembly: One Bill Passed; Six Introduced

ISLAMABAD, January 08, 2013: Starting an hour and 11 minutes late, the 10th sitting of the 29th session of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly witnessed the passage of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Elimination of Custom of Ghag Bill 2012. Six more bills were introduced. 

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89 killed, 94 injured in political violence

Islamabad, January 7, 2013: Political violence between December 29, 2012 and January 4, 2013 affected 190 people in 25 incidents across the country which left 89 people dead, 94 injured with seven being kidnapped. The militant death toll was 2% compared with 44% recorded

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Punjab Assembly: Five Bills Passed Despite Low Attendance

ISLAMABAD, January 07, 2013: Five bills were passed in the last sitting of the 43rd session of Punjab Assembly, which met for three hours and 45 minutes on Monday. Only 38 members were present at the start and 70 at the time of adjournment of the 14th sitting. The Defence Housing Authority Rawalpindi Bill 2013,…

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Senate: Sitting Marked by Low Attendance; Walkouts

ISLAMABAD, January 04, 2013: Starting 37 minutes late, the second sitting of the 89th session of Senate was marked by low attendance. Only five senators were present at the start and 36 at the time of adjournment. A maximum of 49 senators were

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Punjab Assembly: Low Attendance Persists

ISLAMABAD, January 04, 2013: Starting 52 minutes late, the 13th sitting of the ongoing 43rd session of the Punjab Assembly was marked by low attendance and key-members’ absence.

Only eight members were present at the outset while 12 were there at the time

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Punjab Assembly Unanimously Adopted Resolution Calling for Timely Elections

ISLAMABAD, January 03, 2013: Starting two hours and 45 minutes late, the 12 sitting of the ongoing 43rd session of the Punjab Assembly unanimously adopted a resolution calling upon the federal government as well as the elections commission of Pakistan to ensure that the general elections are held on time. Another resolution condemning Imran Khan’s…

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108 killed, 40 injured and 22 kidnapped in political violence

Islamabad, December 31, 2012: Political violence in the fourth week of December (22-28) affected 170 people in 48 incidents across the country, killing 108 and injuring 40 others while 22 Levi officials were kidnapped. The dead include 48 militants, killed in Frontier Constabulary operations in Babochistan and military operation in

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Balochistan Assembly: Speaker, Deputy Speaker Elected Unopposed

ISLAMABAD, December 31, 2012: The first sitting of the 37th session on Monday elected unopposed the Speaker and the Deputy Speaker of Balochistan Assembly. The slot of Speaker became vacant on December 26 after the House adopted a no-trust motion against him. The incumbent Deputy Speaker was elected unopposed Speaker of the House as a…

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