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ha·mal

also ham·mal  (hə-mäl′)
n.
A porter or bearer in certain Muslim countries.

[Arabic ḥammāl, from ḥamala, to carry; see x̣ml in Semitic roots.]

hamal

(həˈmɑːl) ,

hammal

or

hamaul

n
(in Middle Eastern countries) a porter, bearer, or servant
[from Arabic hamala to carry]

ha•mal

or ham•mal

(həˈmɑl, -ˈmɔl)

n.
(esp. in the Middle East) a porter.
[1960–65; < Arabic ḥammāl porter, carrier]
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LARKANA -- A shutterdown was observed in Warah town of Qambar-Shahdadkot district on Thursday after two brothers were gunned down in their house in Hamal Colony in the morning and an employee of the town committee was shot dead two hours later in a separate attack.
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For his part, the Nepalese Ambassador to Kuwait Yagya Bahadur Hamal praised the support the Embassy of his country receives by all Kuwaiti governmental bodies.
It should be mentioned that the written examination of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs was given on the 24th of Hamal 1396 (corresponding to 16th of March, 2017) under the oversight of several commissions headed by Deputy Foreign Minister for Management and Resources Dr.
The SSGCL, they said, would set up LPG plants at Umerkot and Mithi areas of Thar in Sindh, and Zhob, Qilla Saifullah, Loralai, Kharan, Musakhail, Qilla Abdullah, Keecha at Turbat, Khuzadar, Uthal, Winder, Muslim Bagh, Killi Khanzai, Chaman, Sherani, Sanjawi, Chaghi, Panjgor, Hamal, Washuk, Wadh in Khuzdar, Barkhan, Mitri (Bolan Katchi), Injeera (Khuzdar), Gandva (Jhal Magsi, Kohlu, Awaran and Bela in Balochistan.
Under drainage programmes, the sources said Ministry of Water Resources is presently sponsoring two drainage projects and these include RBOD-I Project which was started to provide disposal of agricultural effluent of existing and proposed local drainage units including rehabilitation of existing drainage network and to improve environmental conditions in Manchar and Hamal Lakes.
Bahrain will open two substations this year in Al Hamal and Ras Zuwaid.
The tug Hamal, which was stopped 100 miles east of Aberdeenshire in April last year carrying 3.
Turks Mumin Sahin and Emin Ozmen were each jailed for at least 20 years after more than three tons of the Class A drug were found last year inside the MV Hamal, about 100 miles off the coast of Aberdeen.
Mumin Sahin and Emin Ozmen were each jailed for at least 20 years following trial after three tonnes of the Class A drug were discovered inside the MV Hamal about 100 miles off the coast of Aberdeen in the North Sea.
Mumin Sahin and Emin Ozmen were found guilty following trial after three tonnes of the Class A drug were discovered inside the MV Hamal about 100 miles off the coast of Aberdeen in the North Sea.