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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.
RAWALPINDI -- The Rawalpindi Cantonment Board (RCB) has decided to form a recruitment committee comprising senior officials of Military Lands and Cantonments to hire 130 employees including administrator and deputy administrator of the Cantonment General Hospital (CGH).
The Defence Estates Department is an Inter Service Organisation of the Ministry of Defence which provides advisory inputs on all Cantonments and land matters to the Ministry of Defence and Service Headquarters i.
Central Command has 25 cantonments of which 14 Cantonments have been declared ODF.
RAWALPINDI -- - Director General Military Land and Cantonments Maj.
Meanwhile, locals, students and prominent figures of Abbottabad Cant requested to Director General Military Lands and Cantonments (DG ML and C) to look into the matter earnestly and issue the directives to CBA authorities for reopening of the park for the public.
Registration and storage of Maoist weapons as well as registration of the soldiers in all seven cantonments and camps may take two to three weeks, according to local media reports.
Federation President Kashif Mirza said estate officers in cantonments had served notices on private educational institutes in their areas to shift their establishments till Feb 25.
Shri Parrikar said he has been receiving a number of representations about the difficulties faced by civilian residents of cantonments and these relate to closure of roads in cantonments, problems connected with the works of Defence Act, 1903, inordinate delay in transfer and mutation of properties held on old grant or lease, sub-division and change of purpose, resumption of properties held on old grant, renewal of expired leases, conversion of old grant or leasehold sites in civil areas of the cantonments into freehold and restriction on construction of building and revision of building bye-law.