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malik

(ˈmælɪk)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a person of authority in India and some parts of Asia Minor
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Noun1.malik - the leader of a town or community in some parts of Asia Minor and the Indian subcontinent; "maliks rule the hinterland of Afghanistan under the protection of warlords"
Anatolia, Asia Minor - a peninsula in southwestern Asia that forms the Asian part of Turkey
Bharat, India, Republic of India - a republic in the Asian subcontinent in southern Asia; second most populous country in the world; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947
leader - a person who rules or guides or inspires others
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He further told the tribal elders that his mission is the service and immediate resolution of their problems, saying for this purpose his doors are open for all including common man and tribal maliks. He said that besides, coming for meeting him any time, he could also be contacted through telephone and e-mail.
According to details, FR Maliks's warned government of Sit-in in-front of National Assembly if decision FATA merged with KP is not reviewed.
The coroner told the Maliks they do not have to testify at the inquest, which opens tomorrow at Fulham Coroner's Court.
He also directed the political administration to ensure the security of Maliks and solve their petty issues at their own level.
ISLAMABAD, April 11, 2010 (Frontier Star): Interior Minister Rehman Malik has taken notice of confiscation of the passport of Pakistani Cricketer Shoaib Malik and directed Pakistani High Commissioner on phone to contact Indian home minister P Chidambaram.