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    1.5m afghanis received in fines from poll law violators

    KABUL (PAN): The Electoral Complaints Commission (ECC) has received about 1.5 million afghanis in fines from violators of the poll law in 190 cases that happened on election day and during the thre



    Governance

    Candidates seek thorough probe into complaints

    KABUL (PAN): Lawmakers from several provinces and the nomadic Kochi tribe on Tuesday asked the Electoral Complaints Commission (ECC) to thoroughly investigate complaints of fraud in last week's



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    ECC provincial offices can tackle complaints

    KABUL (PAN): The Electoral Complaints Commission (ECC) said on Tuesday its provincial offices across Afghanistan were authorised to decide objections filed by candidates and the public at large.



    Governance

    Failure of punchers a major problem: IEC

    KABUL (PAN): The failure of 17,000 hole-punchers was a major problem during the September 18 parliamentary vote, the Independent Election Commission (IEC) acknowledged on Tuesday.



    Business & Economics

    Municipality eyes 4m afghanis from poll ads

    KABUL (PAN): The Kabul Municipality would receive four million afghanis from advertisements of candidates for the Sept. 18 parliamentary election, an official said on Monday.



    Governance

    Ballots from some centres to be recounted

    KABUL (PAN): Ballots papers from some polling stations and centres in seven provinces would be recounted following complains of irregularities, the Independent Election Commission (IEC) chief said



    Governance

    Parwan governor satisfied with polls

    KABUL (PAN): Last week's parliamentary election was held in a peaceful environment throughout central Parwan province except two districts, a senior official said on Sunday.



    Security and Crime

    IEC staffer shot dead in Sar-i-Pul

    MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): An employee of the Independent Election Commission (IEC) was shot dead by unidentified gunmen in northern Sar-i-Pul province, officials said on Sunday.



    Governance

    Vote fraud irks lawmakers

    KABUL (PAN): A number of Wolesi Jirga members, most of them seeking reelection, on Saturday condemned large-scale irregularities in last week's parliamentary vote.



    Governance

    Two poll runners lead in Panjsher

    KABUL (PAN): Preliminary results from Saturday's parliamentary elections show two candidates leading the race in central Panjsher province, the election commission said on Thursday.