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  • Suicide bomber targets Shia students in Kabul, killing 48

    A suicide bomber targeted students preparing for university exams in a Shia neighbourhood of Kabul on Wednesday, killing at least 48 people and wounding 67 in an attack blamed on the Islamic State group, officials said...

    The bombing was the latest large-scale assault on Afghanistan's Shia community...

  • 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 (ECP)...
  • 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

    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, Tahir Sabir Sargodha, Faiz Muhammad Jhang, Ameer Muhammad Khan Gujranwala, Khalid Naveed Dar Gujrat, Shahid Rafiq Sialkot, Syed Pervaiz Ali Shah Okara, Qaisar Nazir Butt Multan while Rana Masood Akhtar would take...

  • 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...

    PML-N workers say serious differences among party leaders in Gujrat district was the major reason behind its defeat here
  • Cantt polls exposed those levelling rigging allegations: CM

    LAHORE: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif indirectly taunted the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) for its allegations of rigging in the 2013 general election by saying the cantonment board polls exposed the reality of the accusations...

    Greeting PML-N candidates on their success in the local body elections of cantonment boards here on Sunday, he said, “The results of local elections have shown a mirror to those levelling allegations of rigging...
  • Cantt. housing scheme

    RAWALPINDI Cantonment was launched in the 1960s...

    Its existence is not known to most people as there are no signboard and lane numbers to identify
  • 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...

    Only a second look, discovering portraits of the contestant and attire of those enjoying the meal, most of them from the downtrodden, negates this impression
  • Cantt board elections PTI asks EC to depute federal govt employees

    Meanwhile, PTI candidates from ward Nos 1, 2 and 5 -- Muhammad Ali Khan, Chaudhry Ikhlaq Husain and Raja Shahzad, respectively -- have filed an objection that women staff of the Government Islamia College for Women, Cantt, had been deputed at women polling stations in their respective constituencies...

    In a written complaint to the Punjab Election Commissioner and the returning officer, the PTI candidates said the principal of the...

  • Wah Cantt election statistics reveal interesting trends

    TAXILA: The statistics from the Cantonment Board elections in Wah, shared by the local election commission, have revealed that some interesting new records were set in the polls...

    The statistics, available with Dawn, reveal that despite the fact the local government elections were held after a gap of 17 years, the participation was lacklustre
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