Friday, 21 October 2011

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Live! Govt will make private sector bribery criminal: PM

October 21, 2011


13:11 PM  In Libya hospital, patients rot without medicines:  

Must read from the Washington Post, this report was filed before Gaddafi's death.

Amid a raging battle for this last major Gaddafi stronghold, humanitarian groups in recent days have discovered a tableau of horror in the city's main hospital. More than 100 patients were lying in the hallways, in urgent need of attention. One man's wound was swarming with worms. Another, whose legs had been amputated, had no painkillers. The morgue was overflowing.

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13:02 PM  Govt will make pvt sector bribery criminal: PM:  

With the alleged involvement of big corporates in a spate of scams apparently weighing on his mind, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today said the government was considering changes in law to make private sector bribery a
criminal offence.

Speaking at the Biennial Conference of CBI and state anti-corruption bureaux, the PM said India has ratified UN Conventions against corruption and to meet its requirements a slew of measures which include amendments in laws pertaining to anti-graft measures. 

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