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sacrifice

(sak′rĭ-fīs″) [L. sacrificare, to make or offer a sacrifice]
1. To give up or yield something of value.
2. To experience a loss.
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A resident of Dabb No.1 Amir Malik said, offal of the sacrificial animals are still laying in my area creating bad smell and residents are waiting for TMA officials to clear it.
In Khar and its nearby areas, this correspondent was told by the local people that prices of sacrificial animals had surged significantly compared to the last year.
When asked he said that they were concerned whether the sacrificial animal they were buying was healthy or not, but that they could visually verify that as well by looking at the animal and its condition.
A total of 1,200 sacrificial animals will be given to 2,400 families registered with SCI's local assistance list, and 8,000 more to the poor in more than 45 countries.
Caption: "Without sacrificial love--both in the giving and receiving--there is no joy and no fulfillment."
He said that the district administration and SWMC had divided the entire Sialkot city into four zones besides establishing special points (covering all parts of the Sialkot city) for facilitating the people to dump the offal and other wastage of the sacrificial animals there.
A handout of the ministry recently said there are 44.57 lakh sacrificial cattlehead including buffaloes, while 71 lakh goats and sheep across the country.
Interestingly, regardless of the DMA and Environment Wing's direction to ensure that there should be no illegal sale or purchase of sacrificial animals in parts of the city except the approved site, the ground reality portrays an entirely different picture.
They are also providing photo, video, voices and other descriptions including types and prices of the goats and other sacrificial animals on the internet which are helping the customers to make their choice.
The sacrificial place, located about 1.5 kilometres away from a significant Celtic ancient fortified settlement on Udriana hill, was found by accident in 2016, thanks to the attention of the locals.
Jeddah, Rabi'I 03, 1439, November 21, 2017, SPA -- Saudi Project for Utilization of Hajj Meat, being managed by Islamic Development Bank, continues the distribution of about 928,000 heads of sacrificial meat to beneficiaries in and outside the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.