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Aga

 

in the Turkish sultanates the title of the military leaders, including the commander of the janissaries, and the title of the heads of certain groups of court servants. After the abolition of the janissaries in 1826, “Aga” became the name for junior and middle-level officers of the Turkish army. In modern Turkey, ağa is a form of address to prosperous landowners and sometimes part of a person’s name.

AGA

Abbr. for “American Gas Association.”
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In finding these new modes--Merrill at his Ouija board and Agha at the ghazal--they intensified the power of their work.
Agha says that society must change how it views drug abuse, and abusers, before the problem can be effectively addressed.
Agha was even asked to review the 'offer' and send back a scanned copy of the acceptance page which is when he uncovered the 'hitch'.
Pointing out that public attitude has changed immensely over time, Agha added that many of the shows being broadcast on Arabic channels are complete copies of Western shows.
Agha noted, "Our practice has reached a stage in its development where we require a larger platform to fully service our clients.
According to the report, growing international pressure to come to the table has also played a part in this development as the perception is that Agha is 'too junior' to effectively interact with national and international stakeholders.
Professor Hield, who is one of the pioneers of colorectal cancer traditional surgeries and Professor Agha, University of Regensburg Medical Centre Endocrine and Colorectal Surgery head, are conducting some scientific programmes being led by HMC's General Surgery consultant Dr Mohamed Abunada.
Originally named Zara Agha Khan, the 19- year- old hazeleyed daughter of Salma has been rechristened as Sasha for her Bollywood debut.
Mr Agha Jafari said there were arrogant systems in the world that were trying to reflect Iran in a poor light and one example was in the field of nuclear energy.
Agha al-Qalaa pointed out that the electronic records at the Department of Immigration & Passports and the Numerical Model of Syrian Tourism accredited to the Central Bureau of Statistics showed an increase in the number of the one-day visitors and travelers reaching 1, 804,660 compared to 1,628,906 in 2009.
Syrian Minister Riyad Nassan Agha said in his part that the Modern Turkish Poetry Anthology had been translated into Arabic and would be published soon.
Justice Tassaduq Hussain Jillani asked Agha whether the prime minister or the parliamentary committee would give a final decision pertaining to the judges' appointment.