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  • British Standard Fine, one of three screw thread standards contributing to the Whitworth threads standards set (see "British Standard Whitworth" Wikipedia article for more information)


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  • Ministers have been clear that the end of BSF is not the end of school rebuilding.

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  • "Toilets in BSF schools will no longer provide bullies with places that lend themselves all too readily to anti-social behaviour."

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  • Though intelligence agencies have been getting such inputs for long, some specific information relating to LeT's plan forced home minister P Chidambaram to rush to both these states on Thursday to see the preparedness of BSF, which is deployed along the fenced border on the western front.

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  • Canadian diplomats wrote in refusal letters that the BSF is a "notoriously violent unit" that engages in "systematic torture." - Home Page

  • The Education Secretary called BSF "Labour's wasteful, failed scheme".

    BBC News | News Front Page | World Edition

  • "The BSF is a disciplined force," he said, "not a single person was assaulted or molested."

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • An official said the BSF, which is responsible for the land border near the creek, had earlier taken up the issue with its Pakistani counterpart.

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  • For example, at the launch, I met someone from contractor Interserve engaged on a Building Schools for the Future (BSF) project; perhaps we might see Interserve undertaking more stakeholder engagement through social media on his scheme?

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  • To that, we could add the botched handling of cuts to the school-building programme, BSF, and the steady erosion of national education spending in real terms.

    The crisis facing Britain's education system

  • Flush with linear-minimalist elements like vertically slatted wooden walls and horizontal rows of suspended glass lights, BSF filled their space with sparkling black blocks functioning as sit-or-stand tables, then opted against actually having a bar, an uncommon layout that has galvanized the cocktail team to finish cart-delivered drinks tableside a la 1800s Pullman rail cars, while taking care to not duplicate authentic spillage.

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