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State, businesses both responsible for corruption: Putin


August 7th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday that the authorities and businesses should share responsibility for corruption in the country.In an open letter to Putin published ... Read more...

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Russian lawmaker held for $1.3 mn scam


April 29th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The speaker of a legislative assembly in Russia's far eastern region has been placed under house arrest on charges of embezzling 38 million rubles (around ... Read more...

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‘Russian police and education system most corrupt’


March 23rd, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Corruption in Russia was most deeply-rooted within the traffic police, kindergartens and higher educational institutions, says a report by an international watchdog.The study by the ... Read more...

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Malik’s one-week deadline to fight corruption like terrorism in Pak


November 1st, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 1(ANI): Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik has given heads of various departments under his ministry a one week deadline to end corruption."We have to uproot this menace of corruption ... Read more...

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India ranked far less corrupt country than Pak by Transparency International


October 26th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, Oct 26 (ANI): The 2010 Corruption Perceptions Index by Transparency International has awarded the most clean slot to Denmark, New Zealand and Singapore with a score of 9.3, while Somalia has ... Read more...

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Corruption index: India scores low on integrity (Lead)


November 17th, 2009 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) India has been ranked as low as 84 among 180 countries on the integrity score, continuing to be perceived as a highly corrupt nation in the world, ... Read more...

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India scores low on integrity, says Transparency International


November 17th, 2009 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) India was ranked 84th among 180 countries assessed for integrity, continuing to be perceived as a highly corrupt nation, by Transparency International India (TII) in its latest ... Read more...

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Qatar tops Middle East, North Africa in corruption rankings


September 24th, 2008 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 24 (IANS) Qatar led the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region in the latest Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) 2008 released by the Berlin-based NGO Transparency International (TI).Qatar topped the ... Read more...

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Corruption a ‘humanitarian disaster’ in poor countries: report


September 23rd, 2008 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Sep 23 (DPA) Persistently high corruption in low-income countries amounts to an "ongoing humanitarian disaster," global watchdog Transparency International said Tuesday."In the poorest countries, corruption levels can mean the difference between ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves amendment to the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988


August 8th, 2008 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, August 8 (ANI): The Union Cabinet today gave its approval for the introduction of Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Bill, 2008 in the Parliament by making certain amendments in the ... Read more...

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