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MQM parliamentarians condemn unannounced power outages

KARACHI – Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) parliamentarians on Wednesday condemned long and unannounced power outages in the city that have badly affected the normal life of the citizens. They said the long hours of load shedding have made the life of people miserable with business activities the worst-affected. The students are also facing problems as they have to prepare for their annual examination without electricity. The candidates are forced to take their examination in the hot

HEC decides to recommence the verification of parliamentarians

ISLAMABAD – Higher Education Commission (HEC) has decided to restart the pending process of verification degrees of parliamentarians before its proposed devolution to the provinces and called degrees of 254 members of the parliament form Election Commission.
According to sources HEC has written a letter to Election Commission of Pakistan demanding the metric and intermediate certificates of 254 members of parliament for verification. The letter added that HEC wants to act upon

Parliamentarians call for HEC devolution

ISLAMABAD – Members of the National Assembly from both sides of the divide on Tuesday emphasized the devolution of the Higher Education Commission to the provinces for a better education system in the country.
Speaking on point of orders, the members said that the Parliamentary Committee on 18th Amendment of the Constitution had unanimously recommended that the powers of HEC should be devolved to the provinces.
PPP-Sherpao chief Aftab Ahmed Khan Shepao appreciated the 18th

Parliamentarians urged to take up Domestic Violence Bill

LAHORE – The Advisor to the Punjab Chief Minister Begum Zakia Shahnawaz has called upon the women parliamentarians to utilize their development funds to resolve women issues and end domestic violence on women. She was addressing a meeting titled ‘One Day Consultation with Parliamentarians and Political Parties on Domestic Violence Bill in Punjab’ organised by Mumkin EVAW Alliance on Thursday.
Zakia said that it was the duty of the women parliamentarians of national and

Parliamentarians to resolve education policy issues

LAHORE – parliamentarians’ caucus has been set up on Thursday with the collaboration of UNICEF and Punjab education department to make efforts at policy making level for the promotion of education without any gender discrimination. “After Nepal, Pakistan is the second country where such a caucus has been established with UNICEF’s cooperation. According to UNICEF statistics only 20 students, out of a hundred enrolled in Pakistani schools, appear in Matric examination. After Nigeria and