cognizance

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cognizance

, cognisance
Law
a. the right of a court to hear and determine a cause or matter
b. knowledge of certain facts upon which the court must act without requiring proof
c. Chiefly US confession
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The meeting also took cognizance of ongoing regional developments and inimical designs against our stability and prosperity.
On the other side, the Ethics Committee of Rajya Sabha headed by Congress veteran Karan Singh on Monday took cognizance of the Mallya issue, who has allegedly defaulted on over Rs 9,000 crore of bank loans.
Slaheddine Malouche, Minister of Equipment, Housing and Land Planning, took cognizance of several infrastructure projects on economic, ecological, social and tourism sector.
The commission took cognizance of the incident after it was published in newspapers and a delegation of pardhis contacted the Commission.
Canada's Bishops were heartened when Pope Paul VI took cognizance of their statement on artificial contraception 'with satisfaction'.
Authorities in Paris took cognizance of such local activism and decided to promote it.
Haryana Police took cognizance of the incident and lodged an FIR after Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti called for an investigation into the incident and strict action against the perpetrators.
The Bureau took cognizance of corruption and corrupt practices by Mohammad Zubair, XEN C and W Deptt FR Kohat and others.