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Mirza

 

(or murza). (1) In Iran, (a) title of members of the ruling house, placed after a name, as for example in “Abbas-mirza”; (b) title of a scribe, civil servant, or secretary, placed before the name, as in “Mirza Muhammad.”

(2) Among the Turkic nomadic peoples of Russia, including the Tatars and Nogais, from the 13th century to the October Revolution of 1917, a title given to major feudal lords, as well as to heads of clans and hordes.

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During the course of the hearing, Ali Zafar, the counsel of Mirza Aslam Beg informed the apex court that Mirza Aslam Beg wants to make arguments in person and he had filed an application in this regard and prayed to allot the number of application.
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Mirza appeared in the ATC for extension of his interim bail in three different cases, which were registered against him by traders of Badin district, his hometown, where his supporters allegedly forcibly got the city shut and looted many shops.
Mirza had been hiding in Glasgow after fleeing America, where he is wanted for an alleged PS1million mortgage scam.
The first champions at this year's US Open were crowned, as No 1 seed Sania Mirza of India and Bruno Soares of Brazil defeated unseeded Abigail Spears of the United States and Santiago Gonzalez of Mexico, 6-1, 2-6 [11-9] in the final of the mixed doubles event.
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Mirza was arrested and made full admissions about the drugs in interview.
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