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  • At least 12 killed in Taliban attack on Afghan police headquarter

    At least 12 people were killed and scores others wounded on Thursday when the Taliban attacked a police headquarters in the southern city of Kandahar, officials and the militants said...

    The assault comes amid a series of peace talks between Washington and the Taliban that both sides say are making progress, but which so far have yielded no reduction in violence in the gruelling Afghan conflict
  • Train derails at Cantt Station

    KARACHI: A coach of Green Line Express train derailed while moving to Karachi Cantonment Station from the washing yard on Monday which took more than two hours to put it back on track, said an official...

    “After washing service at the yard, the train was returning to Cantt Station,” he said...

  • Main contenders seen flouting law in campaign for cantt election

    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) for the April 25 election...

    Indeed, the March 20 notification of the ECP announcing the election schedule for cantonment polls barred the prime minister, chief ministers, their advisers,...

  • 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,...

  • 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...

    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...

  • Rift within PML-N widens after Cantt Board slot election

    BAHAWALPUR: The gulf between PML-N lawmakers and workers, being led by a former parliamentary secretary of the party, has widened after the election for the vice-president of Cantonment Board held here on Friday...

    In the election for Cantonment Board vice president although the PML-N did not nominate any candidate but its parliamentarians, namely Minister of State for Education Baleeghur Rehman, MNA Parveen Masood Bhatti and...

  • 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...

    During the hearing of a suo motu case on installations of huge billboards in Lahore, the court indicated that it...

  • Women herded to polling station to meet condition of election law

    After promulgation of Election Act, 2017 that required Election Commission of Pakistan to declare a constituency’s result null and void if at least 10 per cent women turnout was not recorded, things seemed a little better as ECP and local authorities checked trend of barring women from vote...

    Many areas in KP see low turnout of women voters“Just one woman polled her vote out of 987 registered voters at polling station No...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

    Chaudhry Faraz, a PML-N loyalist who remained associated with the party’s election campaign in Kharian Cantonment, said had the local party cadre united ahead of the polls the results would have been different...

  • 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...

    At least this is the scene at election offices of the ruling PML-N and opposition PTI although three other political parties – PPP, Jamaat-i-Islami and Pakistan Awami Tehreek – are also in the run...

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