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encroachment

[in′krōch·mənt]
(mining engineering)
Extraction of coal beyond the boundary that divides one mine area from another.
(petroleum engineering)
Replacement of oil or gas being withdrawn from a reservoir by groundwater.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

encroachment

The unauthorized extension of a building, or part thereof, on the land of another.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Similarly, 60.1421 acres of defence land are under encroachment in Himachal Pradesh, 339.2447 acre in Jammu and Kashmir, 304.932 acre in Jharkhand, 131.7923 acre in Karnataka, 2.6839 acre in Kerala, 0.08 acre in Lakshadweep, 923.5062 acre in Maharashtra, 1639.83 acre in Madhya Pradesh, 6.1308 acre in Manipur, 11.0855 acre in Meghalaya, and 357.53 acre in Nagaland have been encroached upon.
Some pointed out that in earlier years, big forests stood next to the sea but are now no more after sea water encroached. This rise is likely to continue with further global warming.
"As per the information, the collector had reported that the minister had encroached on backwaters and violated rules.
Accordingly, if the franchisor decides to encroach on the franchisee's territory, then there is a negative long-term externality of lost benefit to consumers.
Ahmad Faizal also hopes that people who are talking about the issue would understand the real situation and not judge the government because of its use of the word 'encroach'.
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on Wednesday demolished a barangay hall in Tondo, Manila that had encroached on the sidewalk.
Tola said the 'threat' was made in response to his Facebook post dated May 2, claiming that 'there were people secretly erecting demarcation posts to encroach on land on the mountain for private ownership', which Sam Eang regarded as a false accusation.
"It is advisable that instead of demolishing buildings on encroached police land, the government should use them for rental purposes to officers instead of them letting houses far away from their stations.
The report said local authorities had found the groups had moved in from other areas or provinces, with unidentified ringleaders behind them, to encroach on land belonging to others, including state land under the pretext of poverty and homelessness.
ISLAMABAD:National Assembly's Standing Committee on Railways has asked the Railways authorities to vacate encroached land in the different cities of the country.The NA body that met here on Monday was chaired by MNA Ramesh Lal and attended by MNAs Sardar Muhammad Irfan Dogar, Rana Zahid Hussain Khan, Rasheed Ahmed Khan, Phyllis Azeem, Dr Nisar Ahmed Jatt, Amjad Ali Khan, Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed, Naseema Hafeez Panezai and officials of Ministry of Railways.The Committee said that without the involvement of the Railway officials the land grabber could not encroach the land of Railways.The committee also expressed its concern for not taking action on its recommendations against the responsible.
Shikarpur's local builder mafia has started constructing a residential project in it, and the hospital building is mainly used to store goods, while shops continue to encroach upon the inner portion of the hospital.
Her extensive drive has resulted into eliminating shops, owners of whom would increase prices of commodities during the evening, or encroach on government's land.