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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In the course of fifteen or eighteen months' daily and constant attention to this eminent finishing governess, what a deal of secrets Amelia learned, which Miss Wirt and the black-eyed young ladies over the way, which old Miss Pinkerton of Chiswick herself, had no cognizance of
Summary: New Delhi [India], Mar 7 (ANI): Taking cognizance of media reports that claimed that 24 prisoners had tested positive for HIV in the Gorakhpur district jail in the last four months, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notice to the Uttar Pradesh government seeking detailed reports on the matter within six weeks.
A particular segment in the Indian media runs with their clear intention to malign Pakistan and whips up public frenzy, we hope world community would take due cognizance of India's smear campaign against Pakistan and the deliberate creation of war hysteria,' he added.
Syed Ali Gilani urged the world human rights organizations to take cognizance of the plight of Kashmiri detainees and play role in their immediate release.
Accountability Court Judge Mohammad Bashir had on Nov 8 deleted the charge after their counsel argued that Section 30 of the National Accountability Ordinance (NAO) restrained the court from taking cognizance of the offences relating to false evidence, etc, before taking a decision on the case.
ISLAMABAD:Hurriyat organisations and leaders, in Indian occupied Kashmir, have urged the international human rights organisations to take cognizance of plight of Kashmiris.
It appealed to the international community to take cognizance of deteriorating human rights situation in the held territory.
The Bureau took cognizance of corruption and corrupt practices by Mohammad Zubair, XEN C and W Deptt FR Kohat and others.
IANS Agartala The Press Council of India (PCI) has taken suo-moto cognizance on the killing of a journalist by a Tripura State Rifles (TSR) trooper and sought a report from the Tripura government, an official said here on Friday.
Hoping to help solve the recent bumps in the talks with the communists, Quezon City Mayor Herbert 'Bistek' Bautista offered cognizance for National Democratic Front peace consultants that were released on bail.
Dr Asim Hussain in cognizance with former secretary petroleum Muhammad Aijaz Chaudhry, Muhammad Safdar Hussain and Athar Hussain has caused a damage of Rs 462 billion to national exchequer whereas Dr Asim had also been involved in money laundering, land grabbing and misuse of powers, the NAB submitted before the court.
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.