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n.1.A contrivance to fasten logs together in rafting; - used by lumbermen.
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MIRPUR (AJK) -- United Kingdom (UK)-based Pakistani and Kashmiri Diaspora will hold a mammoth protest rally against continuous curfew, lock-down of Indian occupied Kashmir and complete communication blockade in the bleeding valley, in front of 10 Downing Street in London on Tuesday, it was officially announced.
Condemning the lock-down situation and terming the shutting down of schools as another form of violence inflicted on children, the actor said.'
M U LTA N / I S L A M A B A D -- Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Thursday assured that legal aid would be provided to Pakistani neuroscientist Dr Aafia Siddiqui under US lock-down since the past decade.
Thousands of employees of British prisons agreed to return to work after walking out on Friday in protest at safety issues, including "unprecedented levels of violence" against them, reportedly putting some jails on lock-down. The walk-out began early Friday morning but the prison officers agreed to return to work after talks with the government over safety and other working conditions.
ARMED police sealed off a street and left a school in 'lock-down' after a gun alert - sparked by plain-clothes officers.
PRISONERS staged a riot at a maximum security jail because of an early lock-down caused by wintry weather.
According to media reports, the lock-down has been lifted.
Sit-in trend setter had set new records of telling lie and it was clear that he had conspired against development of the country through sit-ins and lock-down ,however, sensible people had failed it by remaining indifferent to it which had lock downed their own politics, he added.
Those play lock-down politics should understand that their own politics will be locked down if they keep playing such kind of politics, he added.
Lock-Down Technology guarantees no bounce back and total fetching clearance, and the launcher drops only when the bow is fired, not when the bow is let down.
POLICE are hunting this man following a betting shop robbery which forced a nearby high school into lock-down.
"I thought it was important for staff to move beyond a lock-down situation.