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President PBIF Mian Zahid Hussain said all development initiatives would prove useless if water scarcity was not addressed timely.
The failure of this latest ruse illustrates that, in real-life military terms, bogus truce deals as such could mostly prove useless at best for the people of Syria who want victory, and devastating at worst for the world community, who want peace and security.
Abu Trika's lawyer, Mohamed Osman, said that the verdict issued from the Administrative Court to cancel the hold imposed on Abu Trika's financial assets is "final" and "enforceable", noting that any appeal to suspend the verdict will prove useless according to the law and the Constitution, reported Akhbar Al-Youm.
If the phone battery dies or the phone's owner goes unconscious, any locked phone will prove useless.
If this is true it will not only prove useless and will not give any benefit but only prevent anyone from finding alternate means.
Questioning timings of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's trip to Saudi Arabia, he said that the PM was not interested in democracy, adding that Nawaz Sharif's visit will prove useless.
While commending of the government's role to put regulations for coal-fired plants, as well as parameters for the automotive and transportation sector, these prove useless, Gelfand said, because performance standard checks will only take effect in July 2015.
Even if his words prove useless, Bledsoe does now own a vineyard, which has to help.
Conventional ground based methods prove useless at heights over 100m due to reach issues, necessitating an investment in rotary assets for rapid response to avoid substantial damages and loss of life in case of disaster.
When his evil powers prove useless in this world, he starts thinking he might be imagining the Darklands.
I am tempted, however, to say the author will despair with Plato and Hobbes that all his efforts will prove useless unless someone takes his book in hand.
Many traditional treatments prove useless as some bugs have become resilient to the chemicals used, leaving parents with little alternative than to scrape a painful lice comb through their kids' hair several times.