20 commodities register 7% price hike in January

ISLAMABAD, Feb 1: A Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) report on Wednesday said prices of 20 commodities increased in January compared to the preceding month while those of 25 came down and seven remained unchanged.

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Senate Low Attendance Persists

ISLAMABAD, January 31, 2012:  The 11th sitting of the Senate met for two hours and 40 minutes witnessed low attendance of Senators. Fifteen were present at the outset of the sitting while 27 at the adjournment.

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Punjab Assembly Meets for 20 Minutes

ISLAMABAD, January 31, 2012: Starting two hours behind schedule, the ninth sitting of the Punjab Assembly met for only 20 minutes. It witnessed low attendance of Members as only 38 were present at the outset and 97 when it was adjourned.  

Balochistan Assembly Low Attendance Sitting Adopts Two Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, Jan 31: The third sitting of the Balochistan Assembly spanning two hours and 10 minutes witnessed low attendance. Only 14 Members were present at the outset and nine when the sitting was adjourned. The Quorum, visibly lacking at various stages of the sitting, was not pointed out by any of the MPAs. Twenty Points…

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PA Assembly Low Attendance, Tussle Mar Proceedings

ISLAMABAD, January 30, 2012: The eighth sitting of the Punjab Assembly spanning three hours and 55 minutes witnessed low attendance. Only seven Members were present at the outset and 12 when the sitting was adjourned.  The Quorum was visibly lacking at various stages of the sitting. However, it was not pointed out by any of…

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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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Lack of Quorum Persists

ISLAMABAD, January 28, 2012:  The tenth sitting of the Senate met for an hour and five minutes with low attendance of Senators. Only 17 were present at the outset of the sitting while 16 present at the adjournment. The Quorum was visibly lacking at various stages during the sitting. However, this was not pointed out…

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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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