Islamabad, January 21, 2013: Twenty-four political violence incidents between January 12 and 18 claimed 45 lives and injured 74 others across Pakistan. Civilians remained the major target, constituting 49% of the total victims followed by state security forces (38%) and militants (7%), says Free and FairDetails
ISLAMABAD, January 21, 2013: The first sitting of the 39th session of the Balochistan Assembly, requisitioned by 18 members, was marked by low attendance. At the start of the sitting 12 members were present and 13 when it was adjourned. A maximum of 14 members were present at one time during the sitting. The sitting…Details
ISLAMABAD, January 21, 2013: The Punjab Assembly unanimously adopted a resolution supporting continuity of democracy and strengthening of democratic institutions in the first and the only sitting of the 44th session on Monday. The resolution was moved by a PPPP legislator.
ISLAMABAD, January 21, 2013: Thirteen points of order consumed 65% of the sitting time of the first sitting of 49th session, which met for four hours on Monday. Most of agenda items appearing on the Orders of the Day were left unaddressed.
Fifty-six members were present at the outset while 47Details
ISLAMABAD, January 21, 2013: Starting 55 minutes late, the 1st sitting of the 90th session of Senate was marked by low attendance as only three senators were present at the outset and 19 were there at the adjournment of the sitting.
A report based on disease incidence registered in October 2012
ISLAMABAD, 18th January 2013: The disease burden saw 14% increase to 31,536 cases per district during October from September’s 27,587 cases. Ninety two districts reported 2,901,262 disease incidence in the observed month compared with previous month’s 2,400,052 in 87Details
ISLAMABAD, January 18, 2013: Starting an hour and 13 minutes late, the 14th sitting of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly’s 29th session adopted seven resolutions, including one calling for awarding Nishan-i-Pakistan to the slain provincial Senior Minister and another condemning use of unparliamentary language againstDetails
ISLAMABAD, January 16, 2013: Low voter turnout, even lower participation of women and political parties’ lack of interest marked the PK-22 Charsadda-VI by-election on Tuesday, reports Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its preliminary report.Details
Islamabad, January 15, 2013: Fifty-one political violence incidents between January 5 and 11, 2013 claimed 205 lives and injured 263 others across Pakistan. Civilians remained the major target, constituting 84% of the total victims followed by militants (15%) and security forces (8%), says Free and Fair Election NetworkDetails
A report based on monitoring of 146 government boys\’ primary schools in 85 districts in November
ISLAMABAD, 15th January 2013: Lack of sanctioned positions for non-teaching staff was observed in government boys’ primary schools with on average only one person appointed to workDetails