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Player approached by suspected bookmaker during Pakistan's domestic T20 league: PCB
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Player approached by suspected bookmaker during Pakistan's domestic T20 league: PCB

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) confirmed that a player reported an approach from a suspected bookmaker during the National T20 Cup, currently in progress in Rawalpindi.

Congress demands BS Yediyurappa's resignation over corruption allegations against kin, seeks judicial probe
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Congress demands BS Yediyurappa's resignation over corruption allegations against kin, seeks judicial probe

Citing media reports, Congress spokesperson Abhishek Singhvi on Sunday alleged that the BJP government in Karnataka is "engulfed in the clutches of corruption with dented, tainted leaders ruling the roost"

CVC says govt departments ignored its advice to act against corrupt officials 54 times in 2019
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CVC says govt departments ignored its advice to act against corrupt officials 54 times in 2019

A highest of 20 such cases were related to Indian Railways, while three each were flagged in Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC), and Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) Ltd

Former IAAF president Lamine Diack sentenced to two years in prison after being found guilty of corruption
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Former IAAF president Lamine Diack sentenced to two years in prison after being found guilty of corruption

Diack was found guilty of multiple corruption charges and of breach of trust but acquitted of a money laundering charge.

Germany says Russian dissident leader Alexei Navalny poisoned with Soviet-era nerve agent
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Germany says Russian dissident leader Alexei Navalny poisoned with Soviet-era nerve agent

Germany said that testing by a military laboratory showed “proof without doubt of a chemical nerve agent from the Novichok group" used in a 2018 attack on former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter in England

Day after French President Macron's visit, Lebanese leaders begin talks to form new crisis govt
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Day after French President Macron's visit, Lebanese leaders begin talks to form new crisis govt

France and the international community have said they will not provide financial assistance to Lebanon unless it implements radical changes

Hariri verdict, a Russian-owned ship and Hezbollah-Israel  animosity: Conspiracy theories abound over Beirut blast
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Hariri verdict, a Russian-owned ship and Hezbollah-Israel animosity: Conspiracy theories abound over Beirut blast

In the Lebanese cesspool of corruption and mismanagement, the actual reason for the Beirut blast or the identity of men behind it may never be known

Tennis Integrity Unit suspends chair umpire, tournament director for match-fixing offences
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Tennis Integrity Unit suspends chair umpire, tournament director for match-fixing offences

The Tennis Integrity Unit said Izotov, 22, failed to report a corrupt approach he received in November 2019 while he was officiating as a chair umpire at an ITF Women’s event in Minsk, Belarus.

Welcome any probe by Madhya Pradesh govt, says Kamal Nath on allegations of corruption
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Welcome any probe by Madhya Pradesh govt, says Kamal Nath on allegations of corruption

"As their 15 years of corruption stand exposed, now they want to probe 15 months when my government was in power," Kamal Nath said while speaking to reporters in Ujjain

Survey of high court advocates exposes fault lines between bar, bench; greater transparency in judicial appointments need of the hour
India

Survey of high court advocates exposes fault lines between bar, bench; greater transparency in judicial appointments need of the hour

The way in which the system of appointments is currently functioning needs rethinking with a majority of the surveyed advocates demanding greater transparency in its operation

Israeli high court allows Benjamin Netanyahu to form government despite indictments; PM set for record fifth term
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Israeli high court allows Benjamin Netanyahu to form government despite indictments; PM set for record fifth term

In a ruling late on Wednesday, Israel’s Supreme Court refused to bar Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu from forming a government, clearing the last major obstacle to his claiming a record fifth term as Israel’s leader

Govt to set up panel to give clearances in 3-month time-frame for businesses: Gadkari
Business

Govt to set up panel to give clearances in 3-month time-frame for businesses: Gadkari

Gadkari said that he was willing for a leather cluster to be set up on the Delhi-Mumbai highway.

Nipah virus, Kerala floods, and now COVID-19: Malayalam media's coverage of crises offers a model worth replicating for constructive journalism
India

Nipah virus, Kerala floods, and now COVID-19: Malayalam media's coverage of crises offers a model worth replicating for constructive journalism

The Malayalam news media has focused on solution-based journalism thus guiding people in Kerala towards measures or a preventive cure to overcome a crisis like COVID-19 as opposed to peddling sensationalist or communal dribble which are characteristic of a lot of Indian language media

'No one should talk about integrity in Pakistan cricket', says Salman Butt
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'No one should talk about integrity in Pakistan cricket', says Salman Butt

Butt had served a five-year ban for the spot-fixing scandal that broke out on Pakistan's tour of England in 2010

Independent Haryana MLA threatens to withdraw support to Manohar Lal Khattar govt, alleges corruption in cooperative sugar mills
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Independent Haryana MLA threatens to withdraw support to Manohar Lal Khattar govt, alleges corruption in cooperative sugar mills

Independent MLA from Haryana's Meham Balraj Kundu on Thursday said that he will withdraw support given to Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar's government

Glenn Greenwald charged with 'cybercrimes' in Brazil; 'will not be intimidated,' says award-winning journalist
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Glenn Greenwald charged with 'cybercrimes' in Brazil; 'will not be intimidated,' says award-winning journalist

Federal prosecutors in Brazil on Tuesday charged American journalist Glenn Greenwald with cybercrimes for his role in bringing to light cellphone messages that have embarrassed prosecutors and tarnished the image of an anti-corruption task force

Ahead of Delhi polls, AAP government and BJP-run MCD provide contrasting case studies in governance
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Ahead of Delhi polls, AAP government and BJP-run MCD provide contrasting case studies in governance

Delhi has two models of governance: One espoused by the Aam Aadmi Party and the other by the Bharatiya Janata Party. AAP was elected to the Delhi government based on its promises to work on education, healthcare, water, power etc and the BJP has been tasked by the people of Delhi to run the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD), Delhi Police and the Delhi Development Authority (DDA)

French judges postpone trial of ex-IAAF president Lamine Diack in Russian athletes doping corruption case
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French judges postpone trial of ex-IAAF president Lamine Diack in Russian athletes doping corruption case

The trial’s opening came five years after prosecutors began their investigation into Diack, from Senegal, who now lives under house arrest in Paris. Investigators have described a web of corruption that was rife in world athletics, including bribes and extortion to cover up positive drug tests.

Former IAAF president Lamine Diack's trial for doping corruption involving Russian athletes commences in Paris
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Former IAAF president Lamine Diack's trial for doping corruption involving Russian athletes commences in Paris

As IAAF president, Diack was one of the most influential men in Olympic sports, presiding over an era when Usain Bolt made track and field wildly popular. But Diack’s legacy, and the IAAF’s credibility, took a beating after he stepped down in 2015. He was arrested in France and investigators revealed accusations of athletes being squeezed for payments to cover up their doping cases.

Israel's PM Benjamin Netanyahu wins Likud party leadership race in a big boost ahead of 2020 general elections
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Israel's PM Benjamin Netanyahu wins Likud party leadership race in a big boost ahead of 2020 general elections

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu easily won a vote to keep the Likud party helm, the party said on Friday, in a boost ahead of what is likely to be a hard-fought general election in March