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Polling for vacant Senate seat from Balochistan underway

QUETTA: Polling for one vacant seat of Senate from Balochistan has begun at the provincial assembly’s building in Quetta this morning, ARY News reported on Monday. The polling started at 9am and will continue till 4pm without any break. A tough contest is expected between Manzoor Ahmed of the Balochistan Awami Party (BAP) and Ghulam Marri of the Balochistan National Party (BNP). Five candidates are in race for the seat, which had fallen vacant due to sudden death of Senator, late Sardar Azam Khan Mussa Khel last…

Polling for one vacant Senate seat to be held tomorrow

QUETTA: Polling for one vacant seat of Senate from Balochistan will be held at the Provincial Assembly’s building in Quetta on Monday (Jan 14). The polling will start at 9 in the morning and continue till 4 in the evening without any break. Five candidates are in race for the seat, which had fallen vacant due to sudden death of Senator, late Sardar Azam Khan Mussa Khel last month. Couple of days ago, the provincial election commissioner was briefed by Balochistan Assembly staff about the security related matters…

Polling underway in NA-258 and PB-5 amid tight security

QUETTA: The polling for by-elections on NA-258 and PB-5 is underway on Thursday (today) amid tight security, ARY NEWS reported. According to details, the polling is currently in progress in 23 polling stations of National Assembly seat of NA-258 (Loralai-Musakhail-Ziarat) and 75 polling stations of PB-5 (Quetta-V). As many as 52,579 registered voters – 30,034 men and 22,545 women are exercising their right of vote. The election process, which started from 8:00 am in the morning will continue till 5:00 pm without any…

Afghanistan braces for militant attacks as polling centres open

KABUL: Afghans are bracing for more deadly violence on Saturday as voting gets under way in the long-delayed legislative election that the Taliban has vowed to attack. Polling centres opened at 7:00 am (0230 GMT) across the war-torn country, with some 54,000 security forces deployed to protect them. But there are concerns the killing of a powerful police chief in southern Afghanistan on Thursday will scare off many voters. Polling has been delayed in Kandahar province until October 27 after a Taliban-claimed attack…