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An expression of encouragement, support, or approval toward a boy, man, or male animal, used as a standalone interjection before or after a sentence. Largely presumed to be a corruption of the expression "that's the boy"; it is also sometimes spelled "atta boy." You won the spelling bee? Attaboy!

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An expression of encouragement, support, or approval toward a girl, woman, or female animal, used as a standalone interjection before or after a sentence. Largely presumed to be a corruption of the expression "that's the girl"; it is also sometimes spelled "atta girl." Attagirl! I knew you would ace your exam.
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According to estimates, nearly 2.5 million acres of Thatta and Badin districts have been eaten away by sea water.
Burfat added that Thatta campus of the university served as an ideal geo- strategic locale for the said centre, as it was situated close to the coast and offered rich space for conducting indigenous research aimed at buffering catastrophes, shielding loss of life and property, managing disasters and examining and alleviating causes and consequences of climate claws, he said and expressed his confidence that the centre will play key role towards understanding ocean attitude, sea-erosion and formulating jacket strategies to offshoot threat to human life.
Thatta district has been facing a water shortage for seven months although the water level in Keenjhar had not dropped to this level.
The DC Thatta said the accident took place as the overloaded boat lost balance and tipped over in a creek 30 kilometers away from Bohara.
Enraged mobs had burnt down almost entire revenue record kept in a number of taluka offices in Thatta and Sujawal in the wake of assassination of Pakistan Peoples Party chairperson Benazir Bhutto on Dec 27, 2007, compounding problems for khatedars.
'Today's biggest problem in Thatta is consumption of gutka and mainpuri,' underlined Hyderabad Commissioner Muhammad Abbas Baloch.
The District Forest Officer Thatta Imtiaz Hussain Solangi donated about 250 various plant types to the University of Sindh Campus Thatta.
The Additional Deputy Commissioner-I Mohammad Usman Tanveer informed the visiting delegation of PMS Probationer officers of grade 17 while briefing about the developmental projects, history, culture, civilization and archaeological sites of Thatta.
THATTA -- At least nine people including women and children were killed and more than 48 others were injured on Sunday when a passenger van collided with a truck in Thatta district of Sindh province.
The scheme to provide water to Karachi's K-IV, a mega water scheme, from KB Feeder Upper located in Thatta, is being opposed and supported simultaneously by residents of Thatta region.
THATTA -- Two persons killed and three others injured in a collision between a motorcycle and a Suzuki pickup in Mirpur Sakro near Thatta on Tuesday.
THATTA -- Sindh Taraqqi-pasand Party (STP) chairman Dr Qadir Magsi and three other persons accompanying him were injured in a road accident on Saturday evening.
While the threat of water shortage might not seem imminent for many of Pakistan's urban dwellers, the people of Thatta have been living through this perpetual nightmare for much of their lives.
KARACHI -- More than 80 percent of the 500 patients hailing from city and outskirts of Thatta were found positive for Hepatitis B and C during a two-day medical camp held there at Qadir Bux Bhutto Trust Hospital in collaboration with Hashmani's Medical Welfare Foundation.
Thatta -- Minister of State and Chairperson BISP MNA MarviMemon said that the data collected through BISP survey is vital for the development planning, so no compromise will be made on quality of data.