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Status Quo

[Latin, The existing state of things at any given date.] Status quo ante bellum means the state of things before the war. The status quo to be preserved by a preliminary injunction is the last actual, peaceable, uncontested status which preceded the pending controversy.

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Meanwhile, Commissioner Gujranwala Asadullah Faiz visited the site, and said that on the orders of NAB, the district administration has succeeded to vacate 80% commercial land from the occupiers while the rest area would also be got cleared after discharging the status quo order.
"It's not every day you get to meet the drummer from Status Quo."
Coghlan explains the switch from Status Quo and how the need for a Quo sound came about by saying, "since leaving [Status Quo] in 1981 I've played with loads of guitarists and they'd say let's stick a couple of Quo songs in and they would come unstuck.
After rocking all over the world for five decades in the business, Status Quo are one of the most successful bands of all time with more UK chart entries than any other group, and 118 million records sold worldwide, earning the prestigious Brit Award for Outstanding Contribution to Music.
With all the excitement surrounding our upcoming Wirral Rocks concert at Tranmere Rovers in May, you may (or may not) be surprised to hear that we have an uberfan of Status Quo here in our ranks at Wirral Hospice St John's.
We found little support for the first hypothesis as resident hunters and tourist outfitters ranked the status quo as the second least and least preferable option, respectively.
Year Five pupil Mohammed Abusalama said: "It was great to get to hold the instruments and join in with the drummer from Status Quo - I'm not sure who he is but my teacher Mrs Ramsey said he is awesome and was in a brilliant band.
BRUSSELS, Oct 27 (KUNA) -- Palestine President Mahmoud Abbas expressed fear Monday that situation in Palestinian territories could deteriorate further because of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyha's intention to change status quo of the Al Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem, Islam's third holiest site.
PREVIEW Status Quo WOLVERHAMPTON CIVIC HALL FOLLOWING the success of the Aquostic album which gave the band a top five hit and a special one-off gig at London's Roundhouse, Status Quo are undertaking a short UK acoustic tour.
Then the penny dropped - the landmark revelation was a concert by, er, wrinkly rockers Status Quo.