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According to the letter, 'few hadeeths with particular reference to land grabbing which categorically state punishment of Almighty Allah for land grabbers have been compiled and published on pamphlets for distribution in all commercial areas of Islamabad.
The spokesman mentioned that the Deputy Commissioner Matiari had conducted the enquiry on the directives of Sindh Revenue Minister Makhdoom Jamil-uz-Zaman following the reports appeared regarding grabbing of the land of Edhi Foundation also in Hala after Thatta.
Two articles in Corruption, Grabbing and Development: Real World Challenges deserve pride-of-place on reading lists for first-world countries and for transitional states: "Transport infrastructure failures in Spain: mismanagement and incompetence, or political capture?
Over less than a decade, rates of land and water grabbing have dramatically increased,' said one of the study's authors, Paolo D'Odorico of the University of Virginia.
When the first war ended with peace realized land grabbing was unheard of.
The anti-garden grabbing sentiment has been supported by a number of MPs with bills such as the Land Use (Garden Protection) Bill being introduced.
Saints were 36 - 0 ahead at the break and the the second half became a case of how many, with Ade Gardner, returning from a three match lay-off from an eye injury, grabbing his second.