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LITRE. A French measure of capacity. It is of the size of a decimetre, or one-tenth part of a cubic metre. It is equal to 61.028 cubic inches. Vide Measure.

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According to a report by National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), the months of September 2018 recorded the highest volumes of premium motor spirits (PMS) imported into the country at 1.59 billion litres while the highest volume of automotive gas oil (AGO) and household kerosene (HHK) were imported in July and August 2018 respectively.
Similarly, Razzaq was held with 30 litres of liquor, Ali Raza with 20 litres, Sher with 30 litres, Qasim Ali with 20 litres, Arshad Mehmood with 15 litres, Shahid Iqbal with 15 litres of liquor.
The teams confiscated 9,000 litre in Lahore, 16,000 litre in Gujranwala, 1,820 litre in Bahawalpur, 1,700 litre in Multan, 380 litre in Khanewal, 1,388 litre in Dera Ghazi Khan, 7,000 litre in Faisalabad and Sahiwal divisions and 560 litre in Vehari and Bahawalnagar.
119 litres in Bhawalnagar, 1,165 litres in Rahim Yar Khan, 170 litres in Khanewal, 300 litres in Sahiwal, 390 litres in Okara, 550 litres in Sargodha, 75 litres in Chakwal, 170 litres in Dera Ghazi Khan, 350 litres in Layyah, 300 litres in Rajanpur and 63,832 litres in 18 other districts.
3p off per litre 5p off per litre Closing date: Midnight July 31, 2016 on fills under 30 litres on fills over 30 litres Offer valid at these sites: JET Ryton, 725 London Road, Ryton, CV3 4EX ESSO Oak, A45 Pickford Green, Coventry, CV5 9BW JET Warwick Road, Warwick Road, Kenilworth, CV8 1FB We've teamed up with selected local garages to help cut the cost of your journey by offering a fantastic 5p off per litre of fuel.
This voucher entitles the bearer to 5p off per litre of fuel for fills over 30 litres (maximum fill of 50 litres), 3p OFF per litre of fuel on fills under 30 litres (excludes HGV) and 10p off per litre on LPG.
At the beetal goat milk competition, Ch Anwar Ul Haque goat the first position with 9.4 litre. The goats at second and third position gave 6.85 and 5.74 litres of milk respectively.
As per the proposal, the total customs on imported cars, except for the EU, Turkey, and the member states of the Agadir Agreement, are: 74% for cars with a capacity of less than 1.6 litres; 106% on cars with a capacity between 1.6 litres and 2 litres; and 142% on cars with a capacity of more than 2 litres.