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Mohali: Newly commissioned NDA cadets and officers honoured at AFPI

Brothers in arms pay a fond tribute to the place that made them; the ceremony included dance, songs and speeches from the students.

Pune: Lt Gen Ahuja is new Chief of Staff of Southern Command

The position was earlier held by Lt Gen Manoj Pande, who has taken over the command of Army’s frontier Gajraj Corps. Lt Gen Ahuja is an alumnus of the National Defence Academy, Khadakwasla, and was commissioned in Bengal Sappers in December 1981.


Pune: National Defence Academy principal among five booked for forging papers to get key posts

CBI officials said a case has been registered against five faculty members, including the Principal of the academy, a professor from the Political Science department, two assistant professors of Chemistry and Mathematics and one head of the department.

‘Molestation’ at NDA: Police wait for girls to register FIR

When contacted, DCP Basavraj Teli said, “I have spoken to the police station concerned. No complaint has been received from the girls. There cannot be an FIR unless the families of the girls come forward.”

National Defence Academy pulled up for letting tainted firm take part in tender process

Private company behind major scam was recommended by CBI for blacklisting.

Families ‘displaced’ by land acquired for NDA in 1967: 15 detained for protesting outside MP Kakade’s office

According to the protesters, of the 401 families who had lost the land to the National Defence Academy 1967, 54 are still to get the houses. The families were to get homes in Kakade City, a project by Kakade Constructions, which is owned by Sanjay Kakade, now a BJP MP.


CBI probes ‘malpractice’ in recruitment of professors in NDA

The CBI had received complaints regarding serious malpractice by some members of the civilian faculty at NDA in the recruitment process, which is conducted by the Union Public Service Commission. These faculty members allegedly submitted fake documents.

B Tech courses at National Defence Academy: Rift between civilian faculty, military authorities — again

Question mark over adequate infrastructure, faculty strength for such courses

Pune: NDA prof accused of forging physical disability documents out on bail

NDA Vice-Principal Vinay-deep Singh had filed an FIR alleging that KC Tiwari had forged documents to get certain benefits.

Kicked by a horse, NDA staff member dies; probe ordered

The ETT at the NDA is well known for the training given to cadets and has till date, produced several national and international champions in various equestrian sports.

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President Kovind reviews NDA passing out parade, says armed forces 'a rare breed'

President Ram Nath Kovind expressed confidence that the graduating cadets would prove worthy successors to the "unflinching and fearless officers" who have preceded them. He also advised the cadets to draw courage from the NDA motto of 'Seva Paramo Dharma' as these three words should be their personal code of ethics.

Ahead of NDA Passing Out Parade, cadets demonstrate exemplary display of traditional military pageantry

Here are the photos from the PT and Equestrian Display ahead of the passing out parade of the 134th course at National Defence Academy in Pune.