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cantonment

Military esp formerly
History a permanent military camp in British India
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0ne night, a very long time ago, I drove to an Indian military cantonment called Mian Mir to see amateur theatricals.
Solon is an unpleasant little cantonment, but it has the advantage of being cool and healthy.
Rarely could the inmates of the cantonment boast of having made a full meal, and never of having wherewithal for the morrow.
And as each man reported himself, he said: "This is a bad business," and went about his own forthwith, for every Regiment and Battery in the cantonment was under canvas, the sickness bearing them company.
There are six cantonments in Karachi, namely the Karachi Cantonment, Clifton Cantonment, Faisal Cantonment, Malir Cantonment, Korangi and Manora cantonments.
The director-general, military lands and cantonments, should consider requesting the Punjab government to amend the law to make it mandatory for house owners of a cantonment to submit the tenant information, in triplicate, to station headquarters which, after verification, may send one copy to the police station concerned and one to the house owner.
The provincial government also owes Rs 22 million to other Cantonments in the province while the Sindh government owes Rs 3.95 billion to the Cantonment Boards.
The meeting was attended by MNA Aftab Siddiqui, MNA Captain (Red.) Jamil, Regional Director, Military Land and Cantonment, Rana Manzoor Ahmed Khan CEOs of Karachi, Cliffton, Malir, Korangi Creek, Faisal and Manora Cantonments.
The LHC Justice Ibadur Rehman Lodhi passed this order, in a petition filed by Anwar Dar and expressed dissatisfaction with the performance of the city's municipal bodies and cantonments for not removing encroachments.
Summary: New Delhi [India], August 10 (ANI): The controversy over the Defence Ministry's orders to open the roads passing through the Cantonments has been put to rest with the standardised protocol.
Dr Saima told the media that in 1975 there were total 124 educational institutions including 13 colleges, 47 high and 23 primary schools in the cantonment areas while this number came on decline gradually resulting zero CB College in the cantonments.