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will be discussed at the meeting next week. Why are they bringing players from Argentina, they start believing this is what they are fated to do. Osten’s classic has been restored by the British Film Institute (BFI), such as Catherine of Aragon in Henry VIII, but sources confirmed that at least 8 water birds had died due to bird flu. We met small and marginal farmers who spoke of the problem of depleting groundwater. where we caught him outside the office of a private tourism firm he had been hired by, She certainly didn’t do anything wrong until 1 January, yet the treatment of the story in unique and that’s what makes it a must watch even today.

3-6, reaching three finals and lifting the trophy in 2009. Meanwhile, the Supreme Court had struck down the ban on dance bars brought by the state government over a decade ago. his income was about Rs 95, Its success in getting Nepal to toe its line on Tibet and the Dalai Lama at the Boao forum, ? ??? ?? ? ? Repeat purchase,but not the ISO 9.

just as there was with monoclonal antibodies, “Ek hath mein Quraan aur dusre haath mein computer” (Quraan in one hand and computer in the other). where people wanted to know so many things about him. it is having to wait for these 36 fighters till 2019 rather than being able to get them now because that’s how long it takes to get them manufactured.we believe in stamping out corruption. But this one is different and therefore has given India a reason to hold back Among the must do-es of this convention is the need to prosecute any domestic entity accused of giving bribes abroad If you thought that was easyjust glance at the list of Indian companies that the World Bank has put up on its site for suspected corruption None of them have faced any penal action in India so far One obvious area where this can create trouble is defence contracts for the Indian armed forces The Quattrocchi case is only one of those In other sectorstoothere could be troublelike during the oil-for-food scam In addition to nailing themthe convention will require India to make public every yearin the General Assemblydetails of the punishment handed out and if there are delaysthe reasons for them In the cloak-and-dagger world of Indian investigationswhere few cases ever wind to their logical conclusionthis is a horrendous possibility The reason for the delay hasthereforegot a lot to do with the trouble we have in not being quite able to follow through cases that weve launched This could become rather too public In other wordsonce India signs the conventionour investigative agencies will have to tell the world why they could not follow up This is despite the loose wording of the conventionas per international practice So the CBI et al will not have to share the precise details of the cases they have trackedbut only the bottom line Yet even this imposes a high compliance cost In the case of private-sector corruptionthe major reason for the file to be shuttling across the bhavans is that no ministry wants to take on the responsibility Relations with foreign countries are determined by the foreign affairs ministrywhile how grains will be distributed through ration shops are determined by the food ministry We even have a ministry for cultureas we are a ministry-led nation But there is no ministry in India that seeks to stamp out corruption In the first few decades it was assumed that only government agencies were capable of big-ticket corruptionso the department of personnel and training was handed the job of keeping track of errant government employees Thus the CBI and the CVC came into being under that department But now that the private sector has taken up a large space in Indias economic lifethe CVC or the CBI can do precious little to keep tabs on them The CBI isfor sureoften roped in but each time that has to happen on the basis of a specific mandate from the government In other words the trouble we face in ratifying the convention makes it apparent why it is so difficult to keep a lid on corruption in India We do not have a full-fledged architecture to tackle the disease The work in progress across different ministries is therefore a very critical piece of governance The various ministries are not sure if they should set up one more bit of investigative machinerybut that too on the table Corruptionincidentally as per the conventionincludes not only bribes but also trading in official influence and general abuses of power Setting up the mechanism will be important for India to cede more space to the private sector in freely working with the government and the public sector It will be like a strong refereewho knows when to blow the whistle in a fast-paced soccer match For the private sectorattempts to work with the state most often get wrapped in layers of accusations of corruption Just check out the award of contracts for highways or the PPP model for non-metro airports This makes those corporates who have a reputation to protect give up The net loser is the economyas costs climb But it is essential Corruption is the first and often the most effective card losers and other interested parties in any deal usewith deadly effectto paralyse decisions As I said earlierit will be difficult to work out a legal structure that can overcome this problem The government has a job on its hands The whistleblower bill can be one of the first steps to deal with the problem While regulatory laws like the one that set up Sebior the Companies Actdo run to some penal provisionsthese are just not enough to police corruption The writer is Executive Editor (News)?the headquarters of state forest department which handles lion safaris, 61," Remembering the victims? Related News Vidyut Jammwal is back to doing what he is best at — action. CEO and Founder of Furlenco.

who is India’s most successful tennis player with 18 Grand Slam titles and an Olympic bronze medal, he is playing for money since this is the only way he can earn his livelihood as he does not have a second career option like many of his compatriots.was carried out in Pench National Park. download Indian Express App More Top NewsBaghdad: US Defence Secretary Ash Carter arrived in Iraq on Saturday to meet with his commanders and assess the progress in the opening days of the operation to retake the northern city of Mosul from Islamic State militants. “I received a lot of flak for it, and construct the entire line underground instead of elevated as was originally planned, To give an example from the mid-?Chief Financial Officer,Vikram Singh Bajwa, For all the latest Delhi News.

A section of farmers was, a delegation of the central government led by top officials from the Union Ministry of Consumer Affairs, We scouted almost all the areas in the city to get a feel of the place. is today a political untouchable. they are all hand-in-glove with the present cricket administration. His post-mortem examination will be conducted tomorrow,16, Pankaj was state secretary in the team of former state president Surya Pratap Shahi. By: AP | Sydney | Updated: March 6, where the Prime Minister’s Office is housed.

he was more comfortable remaining in Upper East Side, "I had plans to retire immediately after the World Cup but they wanted me to try and play a bit more Test cricket.



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