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Parents of the school recently protested over the grabbed land, halting business and activities along the Nakuru-Eldoret Highway.
The biggest chunk is the 24-acre land in Majaoni, which has been grabbed by private developers.
In view of above situation, the Manager Estate University of Sindh Rafiq Ali Brohi had registered FIR at Jamshoro Police Station against the grabbers and also written a letter to SSP Jamshoro to take legal action in support of the university management, the spokesman informed and added that the grabbers had no intention to vacate the grabbed land and deployed armed persons at the grabbed land.
In a statement on Monday, the airline said it was the leading carrier for the third month in-a-row to serve the Kuwait-Amman route in June 2013, of which it grabbed a 45 per cent market share.
Food security in the grabbing countries increasingly depends on grab-land agriculture, while in the grabbed countries, local populations are excluded from the use of large parcels of land.
Former club physio Parry's men grabbed a killer second in the 35th minute when on-loan Watford striker marvin sordell collected a fine pass from John Welsh and fired into the net from 25 yards.
Jon Wilkin also grabbed his second with Paul Sculthorpe crossing in the corner.
That's when Schori burst onto the balcony, grabbed Mireles by his gun belt and hauled both him and the distraught woman back to safety.
If Dixon had come up for the shot from the side and grabbed the rim closer to the backboard, the glass wouldn't have shattered," explains Brancazio.
I quickly grabbed a pair of underwear and stuck it in the water bottle pocket on my backpack.
Beams, particularly vertical beams, can now be grabbed with a simple rotation of the attachment.
A female doesn't emit this release call when grabbed, so a male holds on for hours, sometimes days.