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NOMINATION, This word has several significations. 1. An appointment; as, I nominate A B, executor of this my last will. 2. A proposition; the word nominate is used in this sense in the constitution of the United States, art. 2, s. 2, the president "shall nominate, and by and with the consent of the senate, shall appoint ambassadors," &c.

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The aspirants, who will submit their grievances to the Party Dispute Tribunal, further said they cannot not allow any imposer in the Kibra nominations, adding that the party should ensure that the nominations are done afresh in an open, fair and transparent manner before the September 10 deadline by IEBC.
All nominations must be in writing and include all of the "nonpaid" work that the nominee has done for the betterment of Pana.
DCE said in a statement that 229 nominations were received from 164 candidates on Tuesday, with cumulative nominations pegged at 439 from 349 candidates from seven parliamentary constituencies.
Here are the artists who have bagged the most nominations for the 61st Grammy Awards.
FAISALABAD -- Associate class of Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FCCI) was elected uncontested as four contesting candidates of Associate class withdrew their nomination papers and now there are only seven candidates against the seven vacant seats in this class.
Also up for nominations were the chief, deputy chief, vice chief and central leadership posts for the PKR youth and women's wings.
LAHORE -- As deadline to challenge decisions of returning officers expired on Friday, several appeals were filed before election tribunals of the Lahore High Court against acceptance of nomination papers of various leaders.
ISLAMABAD -- With an aim to allow voters to make an informed decision while exercising their right to franchise, the Election Commission of Pakistan has decided to make public nomination papers and affidavits submitted by candidates aspiring to run in the July 25 elections.
ISLAMABAD / RAWALPINDI -- Returning officers on Tuesday completed the scrutiny process of nomination papers filed by the candidates to contest the upcoming general elections from the twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi.
On PS-66, the RO accepted the nominations of Rashid Khilji, Zaheeruddin Shaikh, Ahmed Rasheed, Mohammad Zaman and Fatima Zuhra while the papers of Ameer Khan have been rejected on technical grounds.
Dr Muhammad Amjad, Secretary General of All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) on Friday submitted nomination forms in the offices of the Returning Officers for NA-52 and NA-53.