Illicit, dubious, or morally questionable activities, especially those done discreetly or in secret. The purpose of the new legislation is to root out the jiggery-pokery going on with many businesses' financial figures.
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The business moved to Mickley shortly after the well-known Jiggery Pokery Shop closed and Elisa took over.
The delegation informed that jiggery, which is an important agricultural product, faced issues in its export to Afghanistan particularly procedural hurdles imposed by the Afghan customs.
He said that Khyber Pakhtunkhwa was capable of exporting pharmaceutical products, honey, furniture, fresh and dry fruits, safety matches, footwear, tobacco, carpets, marble, granite, hunting arms, precious and semi-precious stones, livestock, jiggery, granite and chipboards besides promoting tourism both in Africa and Pakistan amid prevailing hard visa regimes in developed countries.
INGREDIENTS: (Serves 4) 2kg free-range chicken; 1/2 quantity chilli butter, melted; 800ml coconut milk; sea salt and freshly ground black pepper; For the chilli butter: 250g salted butter, softened; 4 red bird's-eye chillies, deseeded and finely chopped; 1tsp chilli powder; 2tsp turmeric; 1tsp smoked paprika; 15g garlic, peeled (optional); For the marinade: 500g natural yoghurt or curd; 50g fresh ginger, peeled and roughly chopped; 50g garlic, peeled; 1tbsp chilli powder; 1tbsp turmeric 1tbsp freshly ground black pepper For the brown sugar limes: 4 limes; 2tbsp coconut oil, melted; 2tbsp brown sugar or grated jiggery To serve: Chopped fresh herbs; pomegranate seeds METHOD: 1.
They all talk their hokey pokey They all swear they're okey dokey They must think that we're all dopey And don't suspect jiggery pokery.
Here, he reveals how to get the most out of the weekend with the help of hi-tech jiggery pokery.
SUNDAY Troy E4, 9pm In these days of hi-tech jiggery pokery, when every imaginable visual feat seems capable with a few clicks of a mouse, it's remarkable that the humble magician still carries so much clout.
Abida Rasheed will teach participants how to cook authentic fish biriyani, koyi chutathu (chicken stuffed and baked), chicken kakathil, Malabar mutton stew, pine jiggery and chakkara chor for dessert.
The only ingredients required to make amrit mitti are one kilogram of cow dung, one litre of cow urine, 50 grams jiggery, 25 kilograms of dried leaves, 100 litres of water and the farmers' hard work!"
With their first collection of songs, including Jiggery Pokery, which referenced the infamous massively-spinning ball bowled by Shane Warne which did Mike Gatting in the 1993 series, Neil and Thomas tried to cram in as much cricket knowledge as they could.
He untethers the plot from plausibility and logic, allowing everything to teeter risibly on coincidence, physical improbability and outrageous about jiggery pokery good fortune.
In Tamil Nadu, the day was celebrated as Poongal ( a mixture of rice and jiggery cooked in milk) to worship the Sun God and pray for a bountiful harvest.
"There are issues on the bend after the winning post, which we may be able to avoid with a bit of jiggery pokery.
And Channel 4's jiggery pokery with its usual scheduling doesn't stop there - another former Friday night favourite, 8 Out Of 10 Cats, is also back for a new series ...