Current Affairs

MAS CFO to advise Odisha in “personal capacity”; State ranked as second most corrupted in India

Last Friday (13 Sep), India’s mainstream media reported that the Indian state government of Odisha has appointed the “well-known development strategist and financial expert”, Mr Sopnendu Mohanty, as its advisor of digital and financial technology. He will enjoy the rank and status of an Indian minister of state, said the news report. His job as the Odisha’s state advisor includes …

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31 crematorium and funeral services workers sternly warned for red packet practice

The Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau (CPIB) has issued stern warnings to crematorium workers for receiving red packets from funeral services employees in return for giving the latter preferential treatment. In a statement released on Thursday (19 September), the CIPB said they were notified by the National Environment Agency (NEA) nearly a year ago on October 2018 of a complaint the …

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