Price of Medical Tests and services decrease in October, 2011

Compared to September, the prices of as many as 26 commodities decreased and those of 19 went up while six commodities saw no change in October 2011. On average, the prices of commodities like wheat, fruits, chicken, some pulses, medical tests and kitchen fuel decreased by 5.4% while those of yoghurt, eggs, chapatti, beef, some pulses and rice varieties etc. increased by 8%. FAFEN collected the prices of 52 commodities from 170 retail outlets in 85 districts across the country.

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10 Million citizens missing on draft electoral rolls 2011 unmarked

More than 10 million eligible citizens are missing from the Draft Electoral Rolls 2011 that are currently undergoing door-to-door verification by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP).The deficit between eligible and registered voters has arisen primarily due to lapses in the House Listing Operation conducted by the Population Census Organization (PCO) and citizens not registered with the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA).

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