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  • n. Alternative form of bundobust.


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  • Abbotabad over a shocking road in the most admirable manner, and we had every reason to congratulate ourselves on having entrusted the arrangement of the whole business -- the "bandobast" in native parlance -- to our henchman

    A Holiday in the Happy Valley with Pen and Pencil

  • The actor got mobbed recently despite the security 'bandobast'.

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  • Now my hopes are shattered, "he said, adding that there was not enough police 'bandobast' at the spot.


  • For one thing I was snug at the Cawnpore headquarters, making a great bandobast* (* Organisation, administration.) over collecting information from our spies and passing the gist on to Havelock (intelligence work is nuts to me, so long as I can stay close to bed, bottle and breakfast and don't have to venture out).


  • With a nod of dismissal, King walked over to inspect the bandobast, and finding it much more extravagant than he would have dreamed of providing for himself, he lit one of his black cheroots, and with hands clasped behind him strolled over to the fort to interview Courtenay, the officer commanding.

    In The Time Of Light

  • He's waiting for you at the foot of the Pass -- camped near the fort at Jamrud with your bandobast all ready.

    In The Time Of Light

  • No easy task, given the kind of fellow he knew (or thought he knew) Comber to be, but he'd set about it like a true professional, using approved methods - viz., scare, unsettle, and bewilder your man, impress him with the power and genius of your bandobast, * and convince him that he has no choice but to obey.


  • It fitted ... if the secret stairway really existed, and I had respect enough for Bismarck's spy bandobast* to be confident that it did.


  • The sources said that the latest infiltration bid in Keran sector, in which three infiltrators were killed, was an attempt at testing the security bandobast on the LOC.

    Army foiled an infiltration attempt; also killed nine militants in separate encounters in J&K

  • The police bandobast , security arrangement during the Shia Shabbart celebrations was impeccable at the Gateway of India, so also the Moharam processions of Ashura and Chehlum and my American friend Dr Glenn Losack MD from Manhattan New York was so impressed that he requested me to shoot him with Senior Inspector of JJ Police Station Mr Baig..

    Archive 2009-08-01


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  • JM is practically a bandobast.

    July 16, 2010