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Zubair, the scion of a legendary Afghan military family, graduates from NDA

Saturday 1 June '13

Ahmad Shah Massoud's nephew wants to help rebuild Afghanistan after US pullout
Zubair, scion of legendary Afghan military family, graduates from NDA

Saturday 1 June '13

Ahmad Shah Massoud’s nephew wants to help rebuild Afghanistan after US pullout.
Back from China, impressed and inspired

Tuesday 28 May '13

Four days before his recent visit to India, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang briefly met a delegation of youngsters from India who were in that country as part of a student exchange programme — a regular fe...
Stretch wasn't sanitised, not enough people: CRPF officers

Tuesday 28 May '13

The stretch of road on which Naxals attacked the Congress convoy Saturday had not been sanitised because of a shortage of personnel, senior CRPF officials in Pune and Bastar told The Indian Express Mo...
For Sarang team its homecoming at NDA today

Sunday 26 May '13

It will be a homecoming of sorts for at least 13 of the 15 members of the Indian Air Force’s Sarang team, when they perform at the National Defence Academy (NDA) on Sunday.
Unstructured training a thing of the past in NDA: Commandant

Thursday 23 May '13

National Defence Academy (NDA) commandant Air Marshal Kulwant Singh Gill Wednesday said that unstructured training no longer exists in the NDA.
Prime defence land rented out to pvt housing society at 25p/sq ft

Wednesday 22 May '13

Dept of Sainik Welfare not authorised to sublease land to third party as it is a tenant.
Warasgaon villagers turn landless again

Sunday 19 May '13

Allowed to till land acquired in 1963 for Panshet dam but not used, 27 villagers displaced again as government now gives land to BSF.
Gliding Centre Pune hanging on ropes old and broken

Thursday 16 May '13

DGCA’s apathy hinders GCP’s glide to glory; record-breaking feat that got the centre into limca book of records not enough.
City anchor: Wives of Army commanding officers get the ‘peace message’

Tuesday 14 May '13

In perhaps the first attempt to address the stress and challenges faced by the wives of Commanding Officers, a lecture-cum seminar was organised recently at the Army War College, Mhow.
German Bakery re-opens — with 16 CCTV cameras, metal detector

Sunday 12 May '13

Hours after the much-awaited re-opening, the tables at the eatery were all full
German Bakery back in business, silently

Sunday 12 May '13

Eatery damaged in 2010 Feb blast reopens without announcement or fanfare under new owner, sports a new logo.
NDA vice-principal resigns, says nothing to do with row

Saturday 11 May '13

Amid a row over appointment of principal/ vice-principal at the National Defence Academy, vice-principal professor A Devikar has resigned from his post.
Country’s second defence land archive to come up in Khadki

Wednesday 8 May '13

Work on the Rs 7.89-crore Archival Unit and Research Centre in Khadki Cantonment has finally started rolling.
Delay in NOCs grounds paragliding clubs

Wednesday 1 May '13

IAF made NOCs from police and gram panchayats compulsory on April 2 after spotting unidentified paragliders in Dec.
NDA cadets will now get six hours sleep at night

Saturday 27 April '13

Academy to adopt innovative methods of training; decision taken days after The Indian Express drew attention to YouTube videos showing cadets sleeping in class.
224 illegal constructions came up in Cantonment area in last 5 yrs: RTI

Wednesday 24 April '13

PCB Response: 1,300 illegal structures in 35 years, VP calls for FSI norm revision.
Translating war narrations to colour is his forte

Sunday 21 April '13

From his paintings one would presume Sachin Nath has visited the battlefields which he portrays so well on canvas and which have given his works a place on the walls of some units and formations of th...
City anchor: Weddings at Mahasainik Lawns not a happy affair

Saturday 20 April '13

They say exorbitant rates are being charged and a few contractors on the Mahasainik Lawns panel are enjoying monopoly owing to lack of transparency.


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Pratap Bhanu MehtaYou, the UPA, destroyed roads, airlines, power, education, industry, employment… you rocked the financial boat, you came for freedom, you legitimised being corrupt. But we did not speak out. Remember, we do have the vote. Pratap Bhanu Mehta While we were silent, July 11 Comments
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Pawan KheraReally, Mr Mehta? Much that I enjoy your sophomoric enthusiasm, your assertions are hurried and inaccurate. The UPA didn't aim to silence people. The UPA heard what the people spoke. Pawan Khera Imagining a silence, missing the point, July 19 Comments
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Shekhar GuptaNever in India's history has the economic discourse been so one-sided. Povertarianism, has become a part of our holy national consensus. Shekhar Gupta National Interest: The deformists, July 20 Comments
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Shashi TharoorI respect Pratap Bhanu Mehta and Shekhar Gupta, but find their diatribes sweepingly denunciatory. They have failed to notice today's India boasts a thriving, entrepreneurial and globalised economy. Shashi Tharoor Note to UPA-bashers, July 23 Comments
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Shashi TharoorPawan Khera and Shashi Tharoor's defence of the UPA, as rejoinders to articles by Pratap Bhanu Mehta and Shekhar Gupta, displays how political sycophancy can distort perception. They are written to ensure their status in the party. Madhu Trehan A people in despair, a government in wonderland Comments
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