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1970–89, thoroughbred race horse. Nicknamed "Big Red," he was trained by Lucien Laurin and ridden by Ron Turcotte. In 1973 Secretariat won the Kentucky Derby, Preakness, and Belmont Stakes to capture racing's Triple Crown.


See L. Scanlan, The Horse God Built (2007).

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famous horse in history of thoroughbred racing. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 1273]
See: Horse
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a. an office responsible for the secretarial, clerical, and administrative affairs of a legislative body, executive council, or international organization
b. the staff of such an office
c. the building or rooms in which such an office is housed
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During the review meeting, the chief minister got angry over the slow pace of moving of various departments from old secretariat buildings and admonished the chief secretary in front of other officials, sources said.
On June 19, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhara Rao had announced that the government has decided to construct a new Assembly and Secretariat at the old site after the Centre denied permission for construction at Bison Polo Ground.
The secretariat is going through the rules of the house to see if the no-trust motion against the chairman can be tabled during the session.
At the same time, action on two requisitions with similar signatures stands against rules, as per the Secretariat's objection.
'We know nothing as to where this secretariat will be set up and when will it become functional,' a top divisional official informed on condition of anonymity.
Senator Rabbani said the federal minister for IPC should have been present in the meeting to update the lawmakers about the status of the secretariat. He said after being disappointed by the attitude of the government, he was mulling withdrawing his calling attention notice.
The Secretariat had taken various steps under the direction of Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser to reduce the expenditure of Secretariat without affecting the operational quality and service delivery.
He also assured them of full support of the secretariat for the effective and efficient functioning of the committee under the supervision of the speaker.The meeting was attended by the Members/MNAs Gul Dad Khan, Muhammad Iqbal Khan, Mansoor Hayat Khan, Muhammad Ameer Sultan, Jamil Ahmed Khan, Uzma Riaz, Nusrat Wahid, Salahuddin Ayubi, Shahida Akhtar Ali and Mohsin Dawar.
Talking to participants of the concluding event of a week long on job training and placement program of officers from provincial assemblies of Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa with Senate Secretariat in collaboration with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), he suggested that joint parliamentary service would improve the workings of the Parliament besides providing a chance for further integration between federation and its federating units, a press release said.
Members of the Civil Societies, the 4TH Estate and the Ministry of Finance Officials who were present at this FY 2019 MTEF Bilateral Budget Discussions unanimously commend the activities of the Cabinet Secretariat and in turn equally and accordingly approved the Cabinet Secretariat 2019 Budget (with a Grand Total of Le5,052, 303,200.00) presented to them, after a thoughtful and critical deliberation.
Mr Sunny Monedafe, Board Member I, Secondary Education Board, is now to oversee the affairs of the Board while Malam Bashir Muhammad, Director, FCT Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board, is to superintend over the Social Development Secretariat.

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