shura

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shur·a

 (shûr′ə)
n. Islam
1. Consultation, especially as a principle of governance.
2. An advisory council or assembly.

[Arabic šūrā, consultation, from šāwara, to consult; see śwr in Semitic roots.]

shura

(ˈʃʊərə) or

shoora

n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a consultative council or assembly
2. (Islam) a consultative council or assembly
3. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the process of decision-making by consultation and deliberation
4. (Islam) the process of decision-making by consultation and deliberation
[from Arabic shūrā, literally: consultation]
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Addressing the Women Shoora of the JI at Mansoora on Saturday -- ddressing the Women Shoora of the JI at Mansoora on Saturday, he urged the womenfolk to join the struggle for the Islamic revolution and the enforcement of the Shariah.
Condemning the molestation of minor girls at Kasur and Mardan and killing of people in police encounters, the central Shoora of the Jamaat-e-Islami has called for immediate arrest of the culprits, comprehensive police reforms besides special arrangement for Islamic education at the school level.
LAHORE -- The central recruitment issued Shoora of the Jamaat e Islami (JI) has demanded that the Election Commission be made an independent and autonomous institution in administrative as well as financial matters like the Supreme Court to ensure fair, free and impartial elections.
Summary: Youngsters register for Shoora Programme in Sharjah.
CAIRO, Feb 8 (KUNA) -- President of the Arab Parliament Ahmad Al-Jarawan commended here on Sunday the role by Association of Senates, Shoora and Equivalent Councils in Africa and the Arab World (ASSECAA) in promoting cooperation among Arab and African parliaments and exchanging common values of democracy and human rights.
SANA'A, May 11 (Saba) - Chairman of the Shura Council Abdul-Rahman Othman met here on Sunday with Abdul-Wasie Yusuf, the Secretary General of the Association of Senates, Shoora and Equivalent Councils in Africa and the Arab World (ASSEC).
Members of the Shoora of PIMA were also elected and they all took oath of their office in the concluding session of PIMA Convention 2011 held at Karachi.
The ousted VC alleged that the report presented in the meeting of Shoora was incomplete and he was removed from the post for opposing it.
He is also a member of the Majlise- Shoora or the governing council of the seminary.
Hawkamah and SHOORA to promote Corporate Governance in Family Businesses
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PESHAWAR -- Shoora of Hamdard Foundation Peshawar Wednesday chaired by Dr.