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Earlier, in an interview to an English daily, NCP chief Sharad Pawar had said his party will abstain from voting in the Legislative Assembly.
Various team members have openly admitted in the discussions that they have "relapsed" from their monthly challenge to abstain from any sorts of pornography after seeing the pictures.
We cannot and nor should we tell teenagers who are of legal age to abstain from sex.
Increased likelihood to pledge to abstain from sex until marriage
Although Rule 10b-5 prohibits insiders from trading while in possession of material nonpublic information, it does not prohibit them from using such information to abstain from trading.
Shareholders of energy group BG are being urged to abstain from re-electing chairman Sir Richard Giordano at the group's AGM tomorrow.
The archbishop did not promote the use of condoms, but emphasized that the church's calling was for people "to abstain from sex or to be faithful.
You must abstain from sexual intercourse or use two highly effective birth control methods at the same time for at least one month before receiving thalidomide.
George Trask, a Massachusetts minister who founded the American Anti-Tobacco Society in 1850, visited schools around the country and urged young people to take the Band of Hope pledge: "I hereby solemnly promise to abstain from the use of all Intoxicating Liquors as a beverage; I also promise to abstain from the use of Tobacco in all forms, and all Profane Language.
Many such drug abusers consume several types of substances, and few abstain from alcohol, Uhl's group notes.
The Alcon Organizational Regulations and Swiss law mandate that directors abstain from voting on matters with respect to which they are conflicted
They just remain neutral or abstain from voting for a particular position.
Iran is required to abide by the good neighborliness' principle, abstain from supporting militias that kill innocent people, stop assassinations and hosting of terrorist leaders," said Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir in a statement after the extraordinary ministerial meeting of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC).
We feel that it is not proper in a democracy to abstain from voting, especially in the case of elections to the highest post in the country," party MP M.
The decision to abstain from voting reflected a schism between the rival Lebanese camps as the March 14 coalition is largely allied with the West, especially the United States, while the parties in the opposition March 8 forces such as Hizbullah and Amal have ties to Iran.