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By-elections on 35 national, provincial assemblies’ seats today

ISLAMABAD: By-elections in 35 constituencies of national and provincial assemblies will be held on Sunday. Three hundred and seventy candidates are in the run for the elections to be held on eleven national assembly and twenty four provincial assemblies' seats. Polling will begin at 8:00 pm in the morning and continue till 5:00 pm without any break. The election commission of Pakistan has completed all the arrangements for the smooth conduct of the polls. Ballot papers have been handed over to the presiding…

Resolutions against Kalabagh dam submitted in Sindh, KP Assemblies

KARACHI: Voicing their opposition over widely-debated Kalabagh dam, the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and the Awami National Party (ANP) on Monday submitted resolutions against the dam in Sindh Assembly and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly, respectively, ARY News reported. Submitting the resolution on behalf of his party in the KP Assembly, parliamentary leader of the ANP Sardar Hussain Babak said "the controversial issue" of construction of Kalabagh dam should not be raised again and again. Babak suggested the government to…

ECP unveils schedule of by-elections on vacant seats of assemblies

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) will receive nomination papers of candidates for by-elections on vacant seats of the national and provincial assemblies from coming Tuesday. According to the election schedule issued by the ECP, candidates can file their nomination papers from August 28 (Tuesday) till August 30. The ECP will conduct scrutiny of nomination papers by September 4. Nominations can be withdrawn by September 15, while election symbols will be allotted to the candidates on September 16,…