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milestone

a stone pillar that shows the distance in miles to or from a place

milestone, milepost

A marker showing the distance in miles from a designated location; before the 19th century, such markers were especially helpful to those traveling between outlying communities.
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In spite of good sun shine in swat valley, rick- ets is a common but an unrecognized problem that leads to a lot of life threatening complica- tions like bacterial pneumonias and delay in mo- tor mile stones.
The acquisition of Ten Mile Stone continues our expansion in Tennessee, which is a target area for us.
Ahsan Iqbal said that in presidential elections, victory of elected president Mamnoon Hussain is a mile stone in democratic history of the country.
Josh's autobiography 'Yadoon ki Barat' is mile stone in urdu literature.
He was of the view that there is election activity prevailing in the country and it would be a mile stone for the PPP government what it has been achieved during its 5 year in office.
Tenders are invited for plan 2017-18 construction of mile stone (various road) panayam grama panchayat
Ibrahim as new Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) will make electoral process fully transparent and prove to be another mile stone of coalition government in quest to strengthen democracy, said Sardar Talib Hassan Nakai, Federal Minister for Housing.
CEO, PASDEC, Ihsanullah Khan expressed hope that the project will be a mile stone for development of FATA marble sector.
Tenders are invited for Metalling and tarring of approach road to power house complex bifurcating from NH-5 at 372km mile stone from RD 0.
ZTBL President said that solar power irrigation system would prove mile stone in agricultural progress of our country and by this our farmers would get rid of water deficiency and power crises.
Tenders are invited for construction of new a site retail outlet at location karai on nh 25 from mile stone no 15 to 16 towards jhansi, distt shivpuri mp under bhopal divisional office of madhya pradesh state office
The reforms agenda by the PML-N would be a mile stone in achieving economic stability, exterminating corruption, strengthening the institutions and solving the problems of the masses.