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IRRIGATION. The act of wetting or moistening the ground by artificial means.
     2. The owner of land over which there is a current stream, is, as such, the proprietor of the current. 4 Mason's R. 400. It seems the riparian proprietor may avail himself of the river for irrigation, provided the river be not thereby materially lessened, and the water absorbed be imperceptible or trifling. Ang. W. C. 34; and vide 1 Root's R. 535; 8 Greenl. R. 266; 2 Conn. R. 584; 2 Swift's Syst. 87; 7 Mass. R. 136; 13 Mass. R. 420; 1 Swift's Dig. 111; 5 Pick. R. 175; 9 Pick. 59; 6 Bing. R. 379; 5 Esp. R. 56; 2 Conn. R. 584; Ham. N. P. 199; 2 Chit. Bl. Com. 403, n. 7; 22 Vin. Ab. 525; 1 Vin. Ab. 657; Bac. Ab. Action on the case, F. The French law coincides with our own. 1 Lois des Batimens, sect. 1, art. 3, page 21.

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Karti was arrested on February 28 from Chennai by the CBI and on March 1, he was sent to the CBI custody till March 6.
Meanwhile, the CBI issued a press statement expressing the agency's sadness.
CBI imparts training to its officers/employees in order to enhance their skills at its training centers.
I want to thank John and the CBI team for all their support over the years and to wish Carolyn Fairbairn all the best when she takes over the reins as director general later this year.
We have hence agreed a single core Vision & Mission, a common purpose for CBI, and four Values that underpin it," commented Babicci.
This has to be cleared before the CBI moves further" in the case, the Bench remarked and made it clear that its first priority would be to "liberate" the probe agency from "extraneous influence and intrusion.
Last week, CBI submitted an affidavit in the court acknowledging that its probe report on coal allocation scam was shared with the law minister and Joint-Secretary level officials of PMO and Coal ministry.
Unable to get even one witness, the CBI has circulated a telephone number and an e-mail id, asking people to give information related to the murders of Haque, village head Nanhe Yadav and his brother Suresh Yadav on March 2 and 3.
The CBI is committed to develop relationships with customers through a wide range of products and solutions.
CBI can be a powerful method of ESL instruction because language is used as a medium for content, while content provides the raw material for linguistic development.
1) CBI is the sixth largest commercial banking organization in North Carolina, controlling deposits of $5.