novercal

no·ver·cal

 (nō-vûr′kəl)
adj.
Of, relating to, or characteristic of a stepmother.

[Latin novercālis, from noverca, stepmother; see newo- in Indo-European roots.]

novercal

(nəʊˈvɜːkəl)
adj
rare stepmotherly
[C17: from Latin novercālis, from noverca stepmother]
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Summary: Muzaffarabad [Pakistan-occupied Kashmir], Mar 14 (ANI): People in Muzzafarabad of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) took to the streets protesting against the Pakistan establishment and WAPDA (Water and Power Development Authority of Pakistan), which at the behest of repressive bosses in Islamabad has been giving a novercal treatment to the people of the region by forcing them to live in dark by discriminating power supply.
Muzaffarabad [Pakistan-occupied Kashmir], Mar 14 ( ANI ): People in Muzzafarabad of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) took to the streets protesting against the Pakistan establishment and WAPDA (Water and Power Development Authority of Pakistan), which at the behest of repressive bosses in Islamabad has been giving a novercal treatment to the people of the region by forcing them to live in dark by discriminating power supply.