Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly: Local Government Bill Introduced

ISLAMABAD, October 7, 2013: The Local Government Bill was introduced in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly on Monday during the first sitting of the sixth session. The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Ahtisab Commission Bill 2013 was also introduced during the sitting, which met for three hours and 16 minutes. Two calling attention notices on the regulating private institutions…


Balochistan Assembly: Two Resolutions Adopted

ISLAMABAD, October 4, 2013: The Balochistan Assembly adopted two resolutions amid Private Member’s day in its fourth sitting of sixth session on Friday.

Legislators of PkMAP and PML-Q moved two resolutions about the


Balochistan Assembly: Rumpus over absence of agenda

ISLAMABAD, October 1, 2013: The Balochistan Assembly witnessed no business on the agenda amid the absence of key members as the proceedings were marred by exchange of harsh words between the treasury and the opposition benches during the third sitting of the sixth session


Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly: Adopts Resolution on Peshawar Bombings

ISLAMABAD, October 1, 2013: The fifth session of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly was prorogued as the House adopted a resolution on the recent bombings in Peshawar during its second and final sitting, on Tuesday. The jointly moved resolution condemned the September 22 attacks on the Kohati Gate Church and the two succeeding bomb blasts in…


National Assembly Session Prorogued

ISLAMABAD, September 27, 2013: The fifth session of the National Assembly was prorogued on Friday as the House adopted two resolutions and a motion of thanks to express gratitude to the President for his address to the parliament’s joint session during its tenth and final sitting.


National Assembly Adopts Four Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, September 26, 2013: The National Assembly adopted four resolutions during the ninth sitting of the fifth session on Thursday. The resolutions called for the government to ensure security in Islamabad Capital Territory and to control the use of fake SIMs, rising prices of petroleum and load shedding.


Balochistan Assembly: Adopts Five Resolutions

ISLAMABAD, September 26, 2013: The Balochistan Assembly adopted five resolutions during the first sitting of the sixth session, on Thursday, a private members’ day.

Through the resolutions the House condemned the suicide attacks on a Church in Peshawar, extended


National Assembly: Resolution demands relief for quake victims

ISLAMABAD, September 25, 2013: The National Assembly unanimously adopted a resolution expressing solidarity with the Balochistan earthquake victims and urged the government to take relief measures for rehabilitation during the eighth sitting of its fifth session on Wednesday.


Rise in Infant Mortalities

A report based on disease cases registered in 77 offices of District Health Officers (DHOs) in April 2013

ISLAMABAD, 25th September 2013: Infant mortalities registered a 17% increase as the number of cases went up from 1,834 in March to 2,139 in April 2013. Such cases were more widespread