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motu

(məʊˈtuː)
n
derogatory Hinglish a fat man or boy
[C21: Hindi]

Motu

(ˈməʊtuː)
npl -tu or -tus
1. (Peoples) a member of an aboriginal people of S Papua
2. (Languages) the language of this people, belonging to the Malayo-Polynesian family
3. (Languages) Also called: Hiri Motu or Police Motu (esp formerly)a pidgin version of this language, widely used in Papua-New Guinea. Compare Neo-Melanesian
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Being a man who knew that the former of these symptoms was one of the inherent penalties of womanhood, he did not then press his inquiries, but waited for a more appropriate opportunity when he should again interrogate her, or receive an avowal proprio motu.
The DERC said such a suo motu increase was not only uncalled for but also illegal.
The notice was taken while the three-member bench of the Supreme Court was hearing the suo motu case on the provision of clean drinking water and removal of security barricades, among other public issues.
The CJP Mian Saqib Nisar remarked high court is not authorized to take suo motu notice.
The bench was hearing a suo motu case based on media reports that the Katas Raj pond, considered by the followers of Hindu religion a sacred place, is drying out due to water consumption by nearby cement factories.
On January 26, the Chief Justice took suo motu notice of the rape and murder of the minor girl and sought a report from the IG Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
The bench, which also comprises justices Gulzar Ahmed and Faisal Arab, will also hear important suo motu cases regarding poor conditions of public hospitals in Sindh, the sale of substandard packed milk and admissions to private medical colleges.
Islamabad [Pakistan], Dec 14 ( ANI ): Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar ordered the Bestway Cement Factory on Wednesday to refill the Katas Raj pond within one week, during the hearing of the suo motu case on the depletion of the pond located at the site of Hindus in Chakwal.
The Chairman NAB submitted reply through Syed Ali Imran, Special Prosecutor NAB and prayed the court to dispose of suo motu notice case and pleaded that the matter should be adjudicated at the appropriate forum, as any observations in the instant case could prejudice either party.
He had taken a suo motu on media reports that fourteen people allegedly stripped naked a 50-year-old woman Allah Wasai and her daughter Ashraf Mai aged 14, and thrashed them in the presence of people in Shehr Sultan, a town near Meer Wala.
The CJ took the suo motu notice on news item published in a local press in which it was reported that seven boys and girls were sexually assaulted after being kidnapped in Daska city.
The chief justice had taken suo motu notice of the scandal on January 19.