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offshoot

Botany a shoot or branch growing from the main stem of a plant
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LAHORE -- Notwithstanding the opposition by the interior ministry to entry of offshoots of proscribed entities into the national political arena, Jamaatud Dawa Emir Hafiz Mohammad Saeed opened an office of a subsidiary of the JuD here on Sunday.
LAHORE: Jamaatud Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Muhammad Saeed on Sunday opened an office of a subsidiary of the JuD amid the Interior Ministry's opposition to entry of offshoots of proscribe entities into the national political arena, span style="color: #333399reported a local English daily.
The Vice President who is also the chairman of the Higher National follow Up Committee for the implementation of the national Dialogue Recommendations, was briefed on the progress made by the offshoots committees as well as the hurdles hat have been impeding the work of the various offshoots committees in Khartoum Yassir Ahmed Al Hassan the Reporter of the committee has pointed out that the Vice President has issued directives to all concerned bodies of work for boosting the work of the said committees and for establishing records and would be the memory of the committee in this work.
Moreover, there are offshoots to these centers focusing on writing dictionaries and encyclopedias and on research into the history of Andalusia and on seeking to obtain chairs at major world universities to foster the teaching of the Arabic language and Islamic history, said the statement.
They are small offshoots, but you can see where they have been literally sawed off somehow.
To understand what's happening inside the Muslim Brotherhood, we've got to look at three aspects: The group's conditions inside Egypt, the pan-Arab strategies of its offshoots in the Arab world, and the situation of Arab politics in general," he wrote in the newspaper.
One of the most violent offshoots of HuT (Hizb ut-Tahrir in Arabic meaning the Party for Liberation) is the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (IMU), a group which has been fighting beside the Taliban on the AfPak front.
The pioneering ``Sesame Street Live,'' has now spawned offshoots.
Endemol, despite Telefonica's uncertainty, boasts 30 offshoots in 26 countries.
The photographic offshoots of this conceptual theater, often elaborated with watercolor or oil paint, led after 1980 to a witty and wide-ranging engagement with traditional fine-art and craft media, particularly ceramics.
His book does not deal with the offshoots of bebop, such as cool jazz, hard bop, modal jazz, free jazz and fusion.
The British Helsinki Human Rights Group predicted that UK support for Kosovan refugees would also open it up to offshoots of [KLA-linked] criminal gangs and, within two years, that prediction had shown itself to be true," commented The Herald of London on November 4th.