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IRBM Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile
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KGB Komitet gosudarstvennoy bezopasnosti (State Security Committee of USSR)
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LAN Local Area Network
Laser Light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation
LBW Leg before wicket
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LTTE Liberation Tigers of Tamil Elam
MP Member Parliament
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NGO Non-governmental Organization
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NPT Non-Proliferation Treaty
OAS *** Organisation of American States
OAU Organisation of African Union
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OIC Organisation of Islamic Conference
OPANAL Agency for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America
OSCE Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe
OTC *** Over the counter (Securities)
POTA Prevention of Terrorism Act
RAM Random - Access Memory
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ROM Read - Only Memory
SARS Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome
SAARC South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation
SAF Games South Asian Federation Games
SAFTA South Asian Free Trade Area
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SJC Supreme Judicial Council
UNFPA United Nations Fund for Population
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VGA Video Graphics Array
WAN Wide Area Network
WEF With Effect From
WFTU World Federation of Trade Unions
WMDs Weapons of Mass Destruction
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