influential person

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K-Electrics team along with Rangers raided a residential place in Korangi which belonged to a highly influential person.
He further said that construction of the bridge at Bhawana on river Chenab is not benefit any influential person but to facilitate poor farmers of Bhawana and lakhs of people of the area.
The sources said that the influential person had pressurized NADRA Chairman Tariq Malik to issue verified certificates of thumb impressions in accordance with his wishes.
ISLAMABAD -- Influential persons have illegally occupied over 13000 kanal land in connivance with corrupt elements of CDA.
Ventana's ChileTech Fund general manager, Alvaro Alliende, recently selected as the most influential person in Chilean Internet financing by Que Pasa, the most read business magazine in Chile, commented: "Ventana's capabilities and the new environment in the country create a unique business opportunity to invest in world class companies.
According to investigation officers, due to shortage of strength and forensic facilities investigation of various cases remain incomplete while the cases in which complainants were strong or intervention of influential person come up would be investigated steadily.
36% of music trendsetters would choose Madonna if aliens landed on Earth and wanted to meet the most influential person in music followed by David Geffen (22%), Russell Simmons (11%), Puff Daddy (9%), Kurt Loder (9%), Dick Clark (8%) and the Spice Girls (5%).
For example, members of a culture community talk about an influential person who allegedly has a casting couch.
On February 22, sources said senior party leaders at a high-level PML-N meeting held at Punjab House recommended to make Shehbaz the president as he is a non-controversial and influential person.
DADU -- A teenage daughter of a peasant reported to police on Sunday that an influential person and his four associates subjected her to gang-rape and also videotaped her during the ordeal four days ago in Daud Kandhro village, 90 kilometres from here.
The magistrate noted it would be improper to release Gorsa on bail as he in an influential person in the county; people were killed and youths damaged property worth millions of shillings during his arrest.
He also said CDA on one hand is allowing an influential person to close corridors and on other hand removing encroachment for verandas of same market.
JAMIE Oliver is the most influential person in Britain's food and drink industry, according to a study.
It may be noted that KE's Operation Burq continues and with the help of Sindh Police, Rangers and the FIA almost 60 different spots were raided which included the residence of a highly influential person belonging to a political party, a General Hospital and an illegally run RO Filter Plant.
We're down to the final two contenders in our poll to choose the most influential person in Canadian sports for 2014.