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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
References in classic literature ?
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. At the door of her apartment the baroness met Mademoiselle Cornelie, her confidential maid.
In the SC's 13-page detailed judgment on a suo motu case regarding deduction of taxes imposed on the top-up of prepaid mobile phone cards, SC judge Qazi Faez Isa has objected to exercise of suo motu power by former chief justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar.
It would reduce confusion amongst the legal fraternity settling a longstanding debate on the use of suo motu powers for the enforcement of fundamental rights of public importance.
Delivering a lecture on 'Rights and Responsibilities of Pakistan's Public Institutions and the Role of Suo Motu' in the provincial capital, he elaborated the legal point.
Income Tax Commissioner Jibran Masood filed a petition against the suo motu powers of the FTO.
"I have also submitted my assets detailed to NAB," he had mentioned.It merits a mention that Justice Khosa had vowed to rein in suo motu powers when he assumed office as former chief justice (r) Mian Saqib Nisar was known for taking up suo motunotices mostly during his tenure.
The court concluded the suo motu notice against the Khokhar brothers, PML-N MNA Afzal Khokhar and MPA Saiful Malook Khokhar, and ordered the concerned authorities to remove their names from the Exit Control List.
Malik heard the suo motu notice at the Supreme Court Lahore
However, Justice Manzoor Ahmad Malik remarked that there was nothing on record that under what circumstances the suo motu action was taken.
Insteadof regularising the public interest jurisdiction by amending its rules,the Supreme Court of Pakistan has resolved that it will exercise itssuo motu jurisdiction "in accordance with the Constitution".
In a talk at a full court reference held in honour of the outgoing chief justice Mian Saqib Nisar earlier today, Justice Khosa said suo motu notices during his tenure will only be taken where no other solution is in sight.
A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar had taken suo motu notice of Islamabad IGP Jan Mohammad's abrupt transfer last month.