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  • SC asks Lahore Cantt Board, DHA, other bodies to give explanation over billboards

    ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court has directed the Lahore Cantonment Board (LCB) and Defence Housing Authority (DHA), National Logistics Cell (NLC), National Highway Authority (NHA) and Pakistan Railways (PR) to give explanation about huge billboards put up in the provincial capital that may pose a threat to public safety...

    A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar also questioned the role of the armed forces in...

  • PPP fields 15 candidates for 20 Cantt board

    LAHORE: The PPP has announced fielding 15 candidates for 20 seats in Lahore cantonment boards election...

    The PPP will support two independent hopefuls while on the remaining three consultation is under way to support other party candidates,” PPP Lahore President Samina Ghurki told a press conference here on Tuesday...

  • Main contenders seen flouting law in campaign for cantt election

    RAWALPINDI: Lawmakers of the PML-N and PTI are busy campaigning for their party candidates in the cantonment polls in the garrison city, but in the eyes of their weak rivals they are lawbreakers...

    Jamaat-i-Islami District Emir Shamsur Rehman Swati said that by running their party campaigns the legislators of the two main contenders in election have been violating the code of conduct laid down by the Election Commission of Pakistan...

  • Malir Cantt XI win T20 memorial event

    KARACHI: Malir Cantt XI beat Lions Star by just four runs in a thriller to clinch the Robert de Silva Memorial T20 Cricket Tournament here at the St Patrick’s Ground recently...

    Batting first after winning the toss, Malir Cantt XI scored 189 for 4 in the allotted 20 overs with Patras (69) and Amir Gul (42) contributing well with the bat...

  • 12 judges named for Cantt election petitions

    LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) has named 12 district and sessions judges to head tribunals for disposal of election petitions regarding the recently held elections in cantonment boards in Punjab...

    According to a letter, sent by the LHC Registrar to the Election Commission, D&SJ Bahadar Ali Khan would take up petitions relating to Rawalpindi Cantonment board, Azam Saroya Attock, Raja Arshad Jhelum, Tariq Iftikhar Ahmad Lahore,...

  • PML-N lost Kharian Cantt due to ‘differences among leaders’

    GUJRAT: Kharian Cantonment is the only station where PML-N candidates suffered a defeat; the party has been victorious in almost all cantonment boards from Lahore to Rawalpindi in the central Punjab region...

    A worker while citing the alleged reason for the party’s defeat in Kharian said both their candidates had been selected by MNA Abid Raza Kotla and his brother MPA Shabeer Kotla with no other party representative or office-bearer...

  • Cantt. housing scheme

    The existence of the housing scheme is known to the cantonment staff responsible for the collection of house tax and conservancy charges, but not to other staff...

    In the past, two retired senior army officers tried and applied for the signboard and services but left this world without success...

  • Contest for Cantt, Walton local polls heats up

    LAHORE: The excessive, decorative lighting and serving of meals to all those present at election offices of the candidates in Lahore Cantonment polls may mislead a passerby to believe that some wedding ceremony is in progress...

    Polling for 10 seats of Cantonment and Walton boards each is due on April 25...

  • Cantt board elections PTI asks EC to depute federal govt employees

    LAHORE: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf Lahore President Abdul Aleem Khan has demanded that the Election Commission should depute federal government employees to hold the upcoming Cantonment Board elections...

    He said the education secretary and the Lahore Education EDO were holding briefing sessions for teachers and “influencing the staff for rigging”...

  • Wah Cantt election statistics reveal interesting trends

    The high percentage of rejected votes belies the literacy rate in the cantonment and is reflective of the lack of guidance provided to voters regarding the proper procedure for polling...

    Irshad Ali, an election observer deputed in Wah by the Election Commission, said the reasons for the low turnout of the women voters in rural areas is perhaps motivated by social reasons...

  • Death of activist dampens PPP electioneering in Pindi Cantt

    RAWALPINDI: Upset by the death of one of its activists during electioneering, the PPP has urged the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to step in and ensure the protection of their leaders and workers who were busy canvassing for the party’s candidates ahead of the April 25 cantonment board elections...

    Raja Shaukat, the PPP candidate for Ward No 2 of the Rawalpindi Cantonment Board, told Dawn that his supporters had clashed with...

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