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By Mir Bahmanyar

Following the Soviet invasion in 1979, the Mujahideen defenders of Afghanistan constructed and strengthened many traditional cave structures to exploit as provide bases and protective positions. The Taliban and Al Qaeda additional constructed those positions during the Nineties. Following the occasions of September eleven, 2001, those cave platforms have once again come to prominence and websites akin to Tora Bora ("Black Dust," a chain of person caves) and Zhawar Kili (a huge complicated in japanese Afghanistan) have featured in information headlines all over the world. This name offers an in depth research and visible documentation of those caves and underground platforms. It additionally discusses the Coalition's tactical method of dislodging the enemy from those fortified positions.

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Having a lively curiosity and zest for living, he made a point of ordering the latest gadgets and improvements* Anand Bhawan was the first house in Allahabad to have a swimming pool; it was also the first to have electricity and water laid on* MotilaTs library included quite a few 'manuals of applied science', which were in vogue in America and Europe at the turn of the century* One of these was Practical Bellfitting and another A Practical Treatise upon the Fitting of HotWater Apparatus. Apparently before ordering installations for his house, Motilal took care to find out how they worked* The craze for the 'latest and the best' was an essential part of his make-up in those days* During his visits to Europe in 1899, 1900, 1905 and 1909 he spent much time and money in buying furnishings and fittings for Anand Bhawan* When the cyde was an expensive novelty, he ordered successive models through Raja Ram Motilal Guzdar and Company, a local firm of which he was part-owner* ,In 1904 he imported a car, the first in Allahabad and probably in the United Provinces* Next year, during his visit to Europe, he bought a new car* In 1909 when he was again in Europe he bought two cars, a Fiat and a Lancia* He already had a number of carriages and a fair-sized stable of fine Arabian horses* There is a good photograph of Motilal in THE NEHRUS jz and breeches with his two daughters, eleven-year-old Sarup Krishna, on horseback beside him.

Remember/ Curzon once exhorted Englishmen in India, 'that the Almighty has placed your hand on the greatest of his ploughs * / For his great mission in India, as he conceived it, he had extraordinary qualifications* After a distinguished record at Eton and Oxford, he had entered Parliament at the age of twenty-seven, travelled widely in Central Asia and the Far East, in the United States and India; he had served as perialism, . Under Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, and secured the ambition of his life, the Viceroyalty of India, before he had turned forty.

384. THENEHRUS 48 around their verandahs were repelled by the the impudence not to make had who Indian, English-speaking an obsequious bow, take off his shoes or lower his umbrella when race. Patronage, and approaching the members of the ruling the sly sychophant expectantly hanging for the favour of a job or a title. But they even kindness towards the subject race, came more naturally to the British official than equality* The sense of racial superiority was even more deeply ingrained in the non-official Briton who, lacking official status, had only his colour to fall back upon* when the Indian National Congress was birth-pangs, it was a favourite grouse of the During the early years going through its had the Anglo-Indian press that the English-speaking Indians 7 India as in refer to to foreigners* Europeans audacity The merciful dispensation of Providence, which has placed India under the great British Dominion/ such expressions were often heard at the early sessions of the Congress* It was, however, not so much sycophancy as the fighting spirit of some of the Congress spokesmen which impressed the authorities in At the second Congress held in December, 1886, Raja Rampal Singh, a delegate from North Western Provinces, de- India* clared that the Arms Act, which denied Indians the right to all the benefits of British rule: 'We carry arms, outweighed * to it for .

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