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nod

the nod Boxing informal the award of a contest to a competitor on the basis of points scored
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New Delhi (India), Dec 5 ( ANI ):The Supreme Court on Wednesday gave the nod to the witness protection scheme framed by the Centre and said that it will remain in force across the country till Parliament and States enacted a law on witness protection.
Northumberland County Council gave the nod for speed humps in the back lane of Newbiggin Road, Ashington, after complaints drivers were using it as a rat-run.
But the judge eventually gave the nod to the Frankie Dettori ridden 5-1 favourite by two short heads.