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Variant of sherif.
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(Islam) a variant transliteration of sherif
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1. a governor of Mecca descended from Muhammad.
2. an Arab chief, prince, or ruler.
[1590–1600; < Arabic sharīf exalted (person)]
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Meanwhile, spokesperson Polyclinic Dr Shareef Astori said that 5 dengue patients were admitted in the hospital's dengue ward.
Three residential houses were totally destroyed in the land sliding, belonged to Muhammad Maqsood s/o Muhammad Shareef, Raj Muhammad s/o Muhammad Shareef and Kabeer Maqsood s/o Muhammad Shareef.
According to Razak's brother-in-law Shareef, a team from Mohanlal's charity - Viswasanthi - visited their house and handed over a cheque for Rs100,000 to clear the family's immediate debts.
Razak's brother-in-law Shareef, who works as a driver with School Transport Services for the same school, told Gulf News over phone that the team handed over a cheque of Rs100,000 to Razak's children, with an offer from Mohanlal to sponsor his two sons' education.
Mohammad Shareef, a craftsman in Kenchi Amarsadhu on Ferozpur Road, has been making the knives, butcher blocks and other tools from iron for the past many years.
Local police said that one Shareef Ullah, resident of Bateera shot dead his wife and a man named Abdur Rasheed as the assassin doubted her wife for relation with him.
Tariq Shareef Zada highlighted his thoughts and views about Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah and Kashmir.
Male' City's deputy mayor Shamaau Shareef said that they are discussing to impose this ban once a month.
by Times News Service Yousuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah, Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs (left) and the Qatari Minister of Finance H E Ali Shareef (right)
KARACHI -- A 5 member delegation led by Minister of Gender, Family, and Social Services, Republic of Maldives Shidhatha Shareef, visited Karachi Vocational Training Centre.
Mohammad Shareef Chaudhary had established Coronary Care Unit at Civil Hospital from which several patients gets treated.
But one of the drivers of the two buses -- 32-year-old Naveed Shareef - is himself badly injured and was still lying unconscious in the hospital's ICU.