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Mulk

 

a form of private landownership that existed during the feudal period in the Middle East, including Transcaucasia and Middle Asia (ownership of movable property was called mal). As feudalism developed in the Muslim countries, the term mulk took on different meanings: (1) a kingdom, principality, or fief; (2) feudal ownership of land, corresponding to the alodium or to the Russian votchina (unlike the iqta, the mulk did not entail state service and could be sold, bestowed, or inherited); (3) private ownership of water and irrigation facilities; consequently, the right of an owner to exact payments from peasants for the use of water; (4) small-scale peasant landownership; (5) communal mulk, or ownership of land or water by a village commune. In modern times, the term mulk simply means ownership of land.

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We have probably the highest number of international cricketers as 60-70 current cricketers will compete in the league," Shaji Ul Mulk said.
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The nature of God's creation is such that, without a precedent in the malakuti or the mulk, He makes things to descend from His treasures, and with every descent into a lower level, He manifests them there for the first time.
Mulk said the export of inferior non-fire related panels to 24 countries will be halted.
The $75 billion infrastructure commitment of the UAE will have a multiple effect and encourage private sector to make further investment in India," Mulk told Khaleej Times before leaving to New Delhi on Wednesday.
Jamaat-e-Islami provincial chief Mushtaq Ahmad Khan, MPA, Izazul Mulk Afkari, MPA Saeed Gul, Ameer JI for Peshawar district, Sabir Hussain Awan, Abdul Akbar Chatralli and others also addressed the demonstrators.
Political observers said tough contest was expected between Jumaat e Islami (JI) Izazul Mulk and ANPs Bahadar Khan.
Justice Nasirul Mulk said that the documents should have been submitted by the counsel before the starting of proceedings.
Shafi-Ul Mulk, who has sponsored many UAE sports events like India Club badminton, said: "We are definitely going to have a huge fan base here during the league.
Mulk Holdings and Alubond has introduced new A2 fire rated cladding, in compliance with all the requirements of the new UAE fire and life safety code of practice.
PESHAWAR -- The Jamaat-e-Islamis parliamentary board has decided to field Izazul Mulk Afkari for PK-95 seat of Dir Pai as contender for by polls scheduled to be held on May, 07 2015.
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