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Kargil to be major air base by 2016

NEW DELHI: Learning lessons from the 1999 war with Pakistan, India is all set to develop the Kargil airfield as a fullfledged transport base by 2016, by when the Indian Air Force aims to operate both medium and heavy-lift planes from there.

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Govt protecting corrupt ministers: Advani

NEW DELHI:  Backing his jailed party members, BJP veteran Mr L K Advani on Monday accused the government of putting “whistleblowers” behind bars while protecting its “corrupt ministers” and said this was happening despite a bill being introduced in Parliament to protect those who expose scams.

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