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An indicator that an event has occurred. Notifications are a major feature of smartphones and tablets, informing the user that an event such as a text message, email, weather, news headline or social media update is now available on the device. By wrist vibration, they are also the primary attribute of smartwatches, providing a guaranteed alert when users' phones may be a few feet away. See notification fatigue and smartwatch.
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an official notice sent by one state to another concerning some concrete fact, event, action, or document. Notification is sometimes provided for in treaties, for example, to announce that a treaty is going into effect, that a state is adhering to the treaty, or that a treaty is being denounced.

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The notification further stated that had the president and prime minister not filed the reference under Article 209, they would have neglected their duties.
The new push notifications that come through American's app make it possible to stay in an airline lounge until passengers have actually started boarding.
LAHORE: Inspector General of Police Amjad Javed Saleemi has been removed from his post, an official notification from the Punjab government stated on Monday.
'We, therefore, deem it appropriate to suspend operation of the impugned notification till the final decision of the main writ petition,' the order said.
They contended that it was the basic principal that all stakeholders shall be taken in confidence, but before issuing the impugned notification, no such exercise was undertaken.
On the other hand, clients can still use free email or so-called push notifications.People willing to know about their transactions can ask the bank to send them an SMS or email notifications about the payments.
"We've learned a lot building and launching Nearby Notifications. However, earlier this year, we noticed a significant increase in locally irrelevant and spammy notifications that were leading to a poor user experience," Google said on the ( Android Developers blog .
Likewise, the notifications of Nawab Muhammad Khan Raisani, Muhammad Akbar were issued on for the Balochistan Assembly.
"You know those red bubbles that appear when you get notifications?" Twitter's Support account tweeted.
In the case of the AXA-XL Group merger, the notification should have been filed on or before April 4, as the definitive agreement was signed on March 5.
On Provincial Assemblies, ECP withheld the notification in constituencies including PP-76 Sargodha, PP-118 Toba Tek Singh, PP-123 Toba Tek Singh, PP-177 Kasur, PS-29 Khairpur, PS-36 Naushero, PS-48 Mirpurkhas, PS-54 Tharparkar, PS-73 Badin, PS-82 Jamshoro, PK23 Shangla, PK-38 Abbottabad, PB-26 Quetta and PB-41 Washuk.
ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Thursday said it has issued a notification of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khans victory for NA-131 Lahore constituency.