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sit

(sĭt)
v. sat (săt), sitting, sits
v.intr.
1. To rest with the torso vertical and the body supported on the buttocks.
2.
a. To rest with the hindquarters lowered onto a supporting surface. Used of animals.
b. To perch. Used of birds.
3. To cover eggs for hatching; brood.
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Taxila -- Pakistan Muslim League-N's leader and former interior minister Chaudhry Nisar has urged all stakeholders to put an end to the festering tradition of sit-ins in country.
Unlike past sit-ins, however, Assir did not take part in the protests that sparked a wave of criticism from politicians and businesses in the city.
The Greensboro News and Record chronicles the 1960 sit-in movement with a multimedia timeline, photos, and voices of the participants.
LAHORE -- Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif has said the politicians who are staging sit-ins are the 'enemy of national progress'.
Democracy is in danger because of the politics of sit-ins,' he viewed.
The spokesman of Muqtada al-Sadr, Sheikh Salah al-Obeidi had said earlier that the sit-ins represent a pressure to support the Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi against those who want to obstruct the reform.
The incident occurred following the dispersal of the Rabaa Al-Adaweya and Al-Nahda Square sit-ins in August 2013.
Summary: DUBAI - Lt-General Shaikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, has approved a mechanism for handling workers' sit-ins.
The sit-ins at Salalah would continue," Mohammad Al Habshi, a protester in Muscat, who is regularly in touch with demonstrators in other towns, told Gulf News.
Talking to a private news channel, he said Faizabad protest sit-in, has portrayed bad image of the country and this practice should be stopped in future.
Regarding those killed during the Rab sit-in dispersal, Abdel Hameed said that only 377 bodies arrived at the Zeinhom Morgue.
We are very sorry to have an open sit-in, but we were forced to do this after several promises made by the authorities to address our demands proved false," said a statement issued by those participating in the sit-ins.