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Ridden with superstitious themes and exploiting rigid, conservative mindsets, new-generation serials as well as reality shows have taken the retrogressive formula to a new low.
It's only information that I am hearing from here that public procurement probably in that bill will be centralised and I am saying should that be the case I think it will not be progressive but rather retrogressive," he said.
Most importantly, retrogressive analysis starts with recording the landscape that we see today and explores the varying degrees of time-depth which influence its current appearance.
The process on which 360" Gallery--303 Gallery (Photo Edition), 2011, depends is not quite as retrogressive as Light Pavilion's, but it has a similar clarity.
The policy states, UKIP believes that the introduction of tuition fees and loans has been a retrogressive step.
Associated incomplete retrogressive differentiation results in tethered cord syndrome.
In the process, the retrogressive reactionary forces expanded their reach, subverting the state institutions under the watchful US eye.
The state's Catholic bishops and Los Angeles Cardinal Roger Mahony condemned what Mahony called "the country's most retrogressive, mean-spirited, and useless anti-immigrant law.
Jan Brewer to veto legislation that the cardinal called "the country's most retrogressive, mean-spirited and useless anti-immigrant law.
If MPs have broken the law, prosecute them -- but don't spend endless amounts of taxpayers' money and time on retrogressive ritualistic humiliation.
Such a retrogressive step in Bahrain will help ensure that tourists flock to neighbouring Qatar or the UAE, and Western businessmen will opt for transit through Doha, Dubai or Abu Dhabi en route to Saudi Arabia or the Far East.