ISLAMABAD, March 06, 2013: Starting an hour and 42 minutes late, the Sindh Assembly adopted three resolutions in the 15th sitting of the 40th session condemning the Abbas Town bomb blast, and offering condolences for deceased MPA. The sitting was marked by low attendance as only 45 members were present at the start and 62…Details
ISLAMABAD, March, 2013: Starting 23 minutes late, the 3rd sitting of the ongoing Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly’s session was marked by the low attendance of Members. Only 29 were present at the outset while 47 were there at the adjournment of the sitting
The quorum was visibly lacking at various stages ofDetails
ISLAMABAD, March 06, 2013: The Senate, which met for three hours and 48 minutes in the 11th sitting of 91st session, passed the 24th Constitutional Amendment Bill for the creation of Bahawalpur Janoobi Punjab Province.
The main opposition party – PMLN – along with NP staged a walkout over passage ofDetails
ISLAMABAD, March 05, 2013: The Senate, which met for two hours and 28 minutes in the 10th sitting of the 91st session, passed the Anti-terrorism (Amendment) Bill 2013.
An ordinance – the Federal Ombudsmen Institutional Reforms Ordinance 2013 – was laid and aDetails
ISLAMABAD, March 05, 2013: Starting an hour late, the National Assembly in the 12th sitting of the 50th session left most agenda appearing on the Orders of the Day unaddressed as the house discussed the incident of recent bomb blast in Karachi for an hour andDetails
Islamabad, March 4, 2013: Political violence claimed the lives of 57 people with 50 sustaining injuries in 29 incidents from February 23 to March 1, 2013 – a sharp decrease from the preceding week\’s 163 killed and 225 injured, says the Free and Fair Election NetworkDetails
ISLAMABAD, March 04, 2013: Starting 50 minutes late, the National Assembly suspended its regular agenda to offer condolences on the death of an MNA. Fateh was also offered for a deceased former MNA and the victims of bomb blast in Karachi.
ISLAMABAD, March 04, 2013: The Senators, in the 9th sitting of the ongoing 91st session, condemned the Karachi bomb blast by 21 points of order. Abolition of Discretionary Quotas in Housing Schemes Bill 2012 was unanimoulsy passed while the other bill, the Regulation of Foreign Contribution Bill 2013, was introduced and referred to the standing committee.Details
ISLAMABAD, March 3, 2013: Formation of trade unions, relations between employees and employers, recruiting policies in government service and social security institutions were the lawmakers’ focus on the issue of employment in the 13th National Assembly, says a Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) report on Sunday.Details
ISLAMABAD, 2 March 2013: At least 45% District Headquarter Hospitals (DHQs) did not have cardiology, chest specialist, orthopedic and psychiatry departments, says a Free and Fair Election (FAFEN) report. A report based on monitoring of 65 District Head Quarters Hospitals across Pakistan in December 2012.Details