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grab

Tools a mechanical device for gripping objects, esp the hinged jaws of a mechanical excavator

grab

[grab]
(engineering)
An instrument for extricating broken boring tools from a borehole.
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Over 300 acres worth about Rs24 billion of QAU is under the occupation of land grabbers.
When contacted with ASI (reader) Tariq, he admits that senior officials have deputed him at this station for the last eleven years and he did not responded about the question of supporting land grabbers of the area.
She declared: 'Land grabbers will not be entertained under my watch.
It was told in the meeting that early removal of all encroachments made by the land grabbers at both sides of the canals has become imperative in order to materialize the already-inked development plan for widening of roads passing through the canals.
We urge the Supreme Court to take action against the land grabbers, urged Dr Sattar, pleading that the poor people who unknowingly purchased land from the land grabbers should not be punished.
Of course," he admits, "other customers have moved on to newer BitFlow frame grabbers"--such as the Aon-CXP low-cost single-link CoaXPress frame grabber (pictured).
Deputy Commissioner Iftikhar Alam briefed the media persons at his office that as per directives CM Pervez Khattak and Chief Secretary KP district administration started crackdown against the encroachers and land grabbers in the area and for this purpose a team was established in which AC Abdul Hameed, AAC Tanvir Khan and Tehsildar Mujahid Khan was included and they collected the data of the land grabbers in the district and retrieved land from these criminals.
1 Issue 046 published a story on its front page" I will fight along Bari community against land grabbers.
Frianeza said that the implementation of the Torrens system on February 1, 1903 made the country vulnerable to land grabbers since it only required the registration of the titled property.
Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain, who lives in exile in London, called up Sindh governor Ishratul Ibad for immediately taking action against the grabbers and reconstruct the school.
A woman official was injured on Saturday and a number of vehicles and equipment were damaged when land grabbers attacked officials clearing a piece of government land for public projects at the Sifr town, north east of Khamis Mushayt.
Despite the tough route, which covered a cumulative distance of almost 42,000 km with all eight vehicles, the Grabbers performed brilliantly and took the entire trip in their stride.