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maintain

i. The term as used in air traffic control terminology and as it pertains to altitude/flight level means, “Remain at the altitude/flight level, as specified.” The phrase “climb and” or “descend and” normally precedes “maintain” and the altitude assignment (e.g., “Descend and maintain 6000”).
ii. Concerning other ATC (air traffic control) instructions, the term is used in a literal sense: “Maintain VFR (visual flight rules).”
iii. A verb of maintenance.
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The court reserved the verdict whether the petition is maintainable or not.
The court had reserved decision on maintainability and Islamabad High Court judge Justice Amir Farooq announced Wednesday that these petitions were not maintainable.
New Delhi, Jan 20 ( ANI ): The Supreme Court today dismissed a PIL seeking a direction to the government to restore Army Chief General V K Singh's date of birth as May 10, 1951, and said that it was not maintainable in law.
The petition has been rejected being non maintainable.
ISLAMABAD -- The Islamabad High Court (IHC) Thursday termed an intra court appeal (ICA) moved by former Additional District and Sessions Judge (ADSJ) Raja Khurram Ali Khan and his wife against charges of torturing 10-year old maid Tayyaba non- maintainable.
Justice S N Dhingra had on November 3, 2009 said the suit filed by Shekhar was non maintainable and allowed the plea of 84-year-old Tiwari, who had sought dismissal of the petition.
However, a law officer apprised the court that the petition was not maintainable as the issue was related to the Apex Court.
Shekhar had filed an appeal before a Division Bench challenging a single-bench order, which had dismissed his petition on the ground that it was not maintainable.