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DEFUNCT. A term used for one that is deceased or dead. In some acts of assembly in Pennsylvania, such deceased person is called a decedent. (q.v.)

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KARACHI -- State Bank of Pakistan informed that the amalgamation of the defunct KASB Bank into Bank Islami Pakistan Ltd has been implemented smoothly.
The notification said the committee's terms of reference included deliberating and suggesting a way forward and making recommendations within the framework of the government's decision to ensure economic and political stability and address concerns and irritants of local community based on tribal traditions, norms and culture of defunct region.
Between 2004 and 2018 when the airline was unwisely shut down, over 1,000 of the former workers of the defunct national airline had been forced to suffer to death due to their inability to handle the challenges that came their way due to lack of funds.
LAHORE: The Supreme Court on Thursday ordered the Lahore Development Authority (LDA) to restore within 10 days an amenity park in the Gulberg area to its original condition, which was earlier partly encroached upon to build a carpeted road to facilitate the residence of defunct finance minister Ishaq Dar.
It requested the court to set aside the order of the Lahore High Court that had allowed the defunct minister to contest the Senate election.
In addition to the over 40 prosecution witnesses, the court has to record testimony of the accused persons - Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz, son-in-law retired Captain Mohammad Safdar, defunct minister Ishaq Dar, National Bank of Pakistan President Saeed Ahmed as well as two other accused cited in the supplementary reference against Mr Dar.
Alhaji Mustapha Baba Shekuri was council chairman of Maiduguri Metropolitan Council under the defunct Grassroots Democratic Movement (GDM) from 1997 to 1998.
A remote-controlled bomb targeted members of a defunct Aman Lashkar in far-off Gomadand area of the district the other day, killing four and wounding 22 others.
Leading the pack is defunct Rebellatrix band bassist Angelikus who took a two-year hiatus from the local rock scene to take care of her kids.
Hashim Abdul-Muttalab, and a number of high ranking officers of the Armed Forces the National Security and Intelligence were involved, along with leading figures of the Islamic Movement and the defunct National Congress Party.