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INCONCLUSIVE. What does not put an end to a thing. Inconclusive presumptions are those which may be overcome by opposing proof; for example, the law presumes that he who possesses personal property is the owner of it, but evidence is allowed to contradict this presumption, and show who is the true owner. 3 Bouv. Inst. in. 3063.

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ISLAMABAD, March 16, 2011 (Balochistan Times): The meeting of the Parliamentary Commission on Implementation of the 18th amendment Tuesday concluded inconclusively as provinces refused to take on contract employees of five devolve ministries.
The talks ended inconclusively with North Korea's insistence that a withdrawal of U.S.
The two Foreign Ministers last met in Islamabad in July last year but their talks ended inconclusively.
The vice-ministerial talks ended inconclusively after the two sides failed to iron out differences on the terms of their negotiations.
The round ended inconclusively after the four failed to narrow differences.
Earlier, an all-party meeting convened by the Centre over the FDI issue ended inconclusively with the opposition demanding a rollback.
ISLAMABAD, April 23, 2011 (Frontier Star): Parliamentary Committee on judges appointment could not reach consensus to take up the matter of Supreme Courts rejection of review petition to the Parliament hence the meeting concluded inconclusively. Meeting of Parliamentary Committee on judges appointment chaired by Committee Chairman Senator Nayyar Hussain Bukhari was held here at Parliament House on Friday.
The latest round of peace talks took place last July at the Swiss resort of Crans Montana but ended inconclusively.
ISLAMABAD, March 16, 2011 (Frontier Star): The meeting of the Parliamentary Commission on Implementation of the 18th amendment Tuesday concluded inconclusively as provinces refused to take on contract employees of five devolve ministries.
The meeting of the committee formed by Prime Minister Gilani to monitor the financial matters of Higher Education Commission concluded inconclusively here on Tuesday.
29 (ANI): An all-party meeting convened by the Centre to end the deadlock over allowing 51 percent Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail, ended inconclusively on Tuesday with both the government and the opposition failing to reach a consensus over the issue.
ISLAMABAD, January 27, 2011 (Frontier Star): Governments coalition partner, MQM PML-N has out rightly rejected the governments recommendation for increase in petroleum prices, due to which the parliamentary meeting ended inconclusively. The meeting chaired by Federal Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources, Naveed Qamar, gave a detailed briefing regarding the facts and figures of the increase in petroleum prices, stressing that the proposed 13% increase in petroleum was inevitable.