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taluk

(ˈtɑːlʊk; tɑːˈlʊk) ,

taluka

or

talooka

(in India) n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a subdivision of a district; a group of several villages organized for revenue purposes
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a hereditary estate
[C18: from Urdu ta' alluk estate, ultimately from Arabic]
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KHAIRPUR -- As many as 3146 Candidates filed their nomination papers for one district council 3 municipal committees 20 town committees and 86 union councils of the eight talukas of district Khairpur.
Of the 358 talukas ( tehsil) in the state, 184 talukas ( over 50 per cent) have received 20 per cent less rainfall.
It enables the supply of water by force of gravity to almost 95% of the area of Ponda and Tiswadi talukas.
Methods: In a cross-sectional study, 15,900 school-going children in the age group of 6-12 yr were studied from 10 talukas.
He said that he announced new body of PML-N Hyderabad district and its four Talukas which was elected unopposed.
HYDERABAD -- The effects of Dengue persist in all the four talukas of Hyderabad district including the limits of Cantonment Board as 17 more dengue affected patients were shifted to various hospitals of Hyderabad during the last 24 hours.
The project will bring under irrigation 14,521 ha of land in the three talukas of Pernem, Bicholim and Bardez.
According to NADRA Regional Head Office Sukkur Incharge the MRVs will cover different union councils (UCs) of Talukas Rohri from 5th October to 9th October, while the UCs of Taluka Saleh Pat will be covered from 12th October to 16th October.
They said that Hyderabad is a small district whose all four talukas are proximate to each other.
KHAIRPUR -- As many as 3146 Candidates filed their nomination papers for one district council, 3 municipal committees, 20 town committees and 86 union councils of the eight talukas of district Khairpur.
According to the administration, Hyderabad's municipal administration has been divided into three separate units including Municipal Corporation for City and Latifabad talukas, Municipal Committee for Qasimabad taluka and District Council for Hyderabad Rural taluka.
The BISE Larkana covers Larkana, Kamber-Shahdadkot, Shikarpur, Jacobabad and Kashmore-Kandhkot districts and two talukas of Dadu District which are Taluka Khairpur Nathan Shah and Taluka Mahar.