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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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It must be mentioned that Zee News editor Sudhir Chaudhary had filed a similar criminal defamation compliant against Jindal and 16 directors of JSPL in another Delhi court which had taken cognisance of the compliant.
While taking cognisance of the chargesheet, the court allowed Chuadhary to produce pre- summoning evidence against the accused in the case and reserved the matter for January 7.
"The EC should take cognisance of such indecent comments and initiate action against people making such remarks," JD-U general secretary KC Tyagi told the media on Friday.
The applicant proposed the question, for consideration of larger bench of the top court, as to whether NAB could take cognisance, investigate and file reference regarding matters already pending adjudication before the superior courts or even trial courts.
While taking the cognisance, the chief justice directed chief secretaries of all provinces to submit their reports on the issue within 10 days.
The authorities concerned should take cognisance of this and take remedial action to avoid unnecessary burden on the national exchequer.
It urged residents of the state to maintain order and take cognisance of restriction of movement during the period of the elections.
He took cognisance of MHB's intentions to propose a motion to re-appoint three directors as well as to retain non-executive directors.
'A particular segment in the Indian media runs with their clear intention to malign Pakistan and whips up a public frenzy, we hope the world community would take due cognisance of India's smear campaign against Pakistan and the deliberate creation of war hysteria,' he added.
"We are confident that the world community would take due cognisance of India's smear campaign against Pakistan and the deliberate creation of war hysteria," Faisal remarked.brAccording to the Foreign Office, these tactics are also aimed at diverting attention from the India state terrorism in IoK.
"Dispute resolution relies on complex law but our lawyers are not cognisance of the complexity of election.
KARACHI -- Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Co-chairman and former president Asif Ali Zardari has taken cognisance of police action against protesting teachers in Karachi and directed the Sindh Home Minister for the release of detained teachers.