Tag: Anti Corruption

Pak's Anti-Corruption Watchdog Files Fresh Cases Against Sharif, Gilani, Zardari In Money Laundering Case

Islamabad: Pakistan’s anti-corruption watchdog on Monday filed fresh cases against former prime ministers Nawaz Sharif and Yousuf Raza Gilani and former president Asif Ali Zardari for misuse of authority and buying vehicles given by foreign leaders as gifts. The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) filed the cases in an accountability court in Islamabad. According to NAB, […]

Umar Akmal Suspended By PCB Under Its Anti-Corruption Code

Karachi: Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal was on Thursday suspended by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) with immediate effect under its anti-corruption code. In a media release, the PCB stated: “The Pakistan Cricket Board today suspended Umar Akmal with immediate effect under Article 4.7.1* of the PCB Anti-Corruption Code, which means he cannot take part in […]

Culture Officer, Executive Engineer In Vigilance Net In Odisha

Bhubaneswar/Balasore: Amid Odisha government’s 5T crackdown, two officials, a district culture officer and an executive engineer have been caught in vigilance net over charges of amassing disproportionate assets in the State. As per reports, a team of Vigilance conducted simultaneous raids at various locations including office and residence of Basant Panda, an Executive Engineer working […]

'Satyameva Jayate' hammers in its anti-corruption message

Film: “Satyameva Jayate”; Director: Milap Milan Jhaveri; Starring: John Abraham, Manoj Bajpai, Manish Choudhary, Aisha Sharma; Rating: ****(4 stars) It is easy enough to ridicule ‘Satyameva Jayate’. God knows, it renders itself vulnerable to severe slamming. It wears its jingoistic patriotism on the sleeve and every other visible part of its canvas, growing more and […]

Saudi Arabia anti-corruption wing arrests 11 princes

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia administration has declared the arrest of 11 princes including billionaire investor Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, following a crackdown by an anti-corruption wing by King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud on Sunday, informed media reports. The announcement of the arrests was made on Saturday on Al Arabiya, the Saudi-owned satellite network. Along with the […]

ICC launches probe into Sri Lanka cricket

Dubai: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has launched an anti-corruption investigation in Sri Lanka but did not specify if any particular series involving the country is under the scanner. The ICC’s Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) officers had recently visited the country as part of the probe, the world body said in a statement. “The ICC Anti-Corruption […]

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Vigilance sleuths book suspended IAS officer again

Cuttack: The anti-corruption wing of Odisha Police has registered a fresh case against suspended IAS officer Partha Sarathi Mishra, who was arrested in February on corruption charges. Mishra was granted conditional bail by the High Court last month. Booked afresh, the beleaguered IAS officer now faces criminal charges for allegedly entering into a criminal conspiracy […]

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Polytechnic college head clerk held for bribery

Bhawanipatna: The anti-corruption vigilance sleuths today caught the head clerk of a polytechnic college here while allegedly accepting Rs 1,000 as bribe from a man. The accused Head clerk Prasanta Kumar Mishra was allegedly harassing one guest faculty member Aditya Narayan Mohapatra to release his six month’s outstanding salary. Mishra was allegedly demanding Rs 1000 […]

Discom official arrested by Vigilance on graft charge

Bhubaneswar: An Assistant Manager of an electrical section in power distribution company WESCO was arrested by anti-corruption vigilance sleuths in Odisha’s Bargarh district today for allegedly accepting a bribe Rs 15,000 to provide connection to a poultry farm. Based on a complaint, a case was registered against Kunja Bihari Nayak, Assistant Manager and Khirod Behera, […]