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!
He said that taking cognizance of public complaints into alleged irregularities in tests, an inquiry had been ordered to probe the issue.
Summary: Alirajpur (Madhya Pradesh) [India], Sept 4 (ANI): After a purported video of a girl being thrashed and paraded went viral on social media, the district police have taken cognizance of the issue and have started looking for the victim.
The framers of this policy have not taken cognizance of the fact that to make ends meet almost all pensioners deposit their lifelong savings and pension benefits in national savings centres and in other financial institutions to supplement their meagre pensions.
A police officer also confirmed the incident and said that they had taken cognizance and further investigations taken up.
The Board took cognizance of the prevailing situation surrounding the Bank.
We hope the broader FATF membership would take cognizance of this continuing malicious campaign and reject any attempt aimed at politicization of the FATF process by India.
The spokesperson expressed hope that the broader FATF membership would take cognizance of this continuing malicious campaign and reject any attempt aimed at politicization of the FATF process by India.
A complaint was received to NAB KP alleging corruption and corrupt practices and taking cognizance, NAB KP initiated inquiry into the matter.
A complaint was received to NAB KP alleging corruption and corrupt practices and taking cognizance, NAB KP initiated an inquiry into the matter.The accused person in connivance with others misused his authority and embezzled funds allocated by government and received from donors for different projects.
Taking cognizance of the case, NAB Khyber Pakhtunkhwa started inquiry into the matter to ascertain the facts.
Hurriyat leaders and organizations strongly denouncing the Pulwama carnage appealed to the international community to take cognizance of Indian brutalities against the people of the occupied territory.