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Synonyms for NRO

an intelligence agency in the United States Department of Defense that designs and builds and operates space reconnaissance systems to detect trouble spots worldwide and to monitor arms control agreements and environmental issues and to help plan military operations

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John Curran, NRO Chair, noted that, "Under the current ITU procedures, our organizations do not have full access to the discussions nor a formal say in the negotiations.
A seven judge bench of the apex court awarded Gilani a 37-second punishment on April 26 and also made it clear that the NRO verdict penned down by the full court on Dec 16, 2009, had given categorical directions in paragraphs 177 and 178 regarding writing a letter to Swiss authorities.
The court also informed the AGP that it would appoint an amicus curie ('friend of court') for assistance as to how the bench should proceed for the implementation of the December 16, 2009, verdict, declaring the NRO ultra vires.
The NRO concept will require an upfront investment, but over time it will develop a series of space vehicles that will be much less costly to acquire, be easily modified with open architecture, and modular, he said.
Global situational awareness is a shared mission but one in which the NRO is a key contributor and partner.
The cradle-to-grave ethos of the NRO should be our model for developing space professionals who follow a capability from conception through employment.
In 1994, the NRO was found to have secretly and illegally spent $300 million on an office complex in Fairfax County, Virginia.
NRO officials told auditors they were unaware of the extent of the unspent money.
Since the governments of India and Oman have a Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement, signed in 1997, until now, an NRO account holder had to pay only 10 per cent of tax for the interests earned by their deposits.
ISLAMABAD, January 13, 2012 (Frontier Star): The Supreme Court of Pakistan has rejected a petition of the Attorney General filed for delay of NRO implementation cases hearing on Thursday.
Taking a stern action, the apex court directed the government to implement NRO verdict.
Islamabad, Oct 14 (ANI): Hearing the Pakistan government's review plea against the NRO verdict and implementation of the NRO judgement case, the Supreme Court called the recent appointment of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) chairman another violation of the apex court's verdict, and also expressed dissatisfaction over the NAB report on the steps taken for implementation of the NRO verdict.
In its reply submitted to the SC in a petition seeking review of the apex court's December 16, 2009 verdict against the NRO, government's lawyer Barrister Kamal Azfar contended that the NRO was a consensus law, which had the approval of the government of the day and the political parties, and was promulgated in national interest, rather than being a deal between two people.