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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to launch new cabinet after scandals

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to launch new cabinet after scandals

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday was set to announce new defence and foreign ministers as part of a cabinet revamp he hopes will stem a decline in public support after a series of scandals and missteps.

Aug 03, 2017, 09:49 AM IST

Corruption scandals in Kerala BJP not a state issue: CPI-M

Another BJP leader in Kerala, M.T. Ramesh, was accused of taking a bribe of a similar amount from another medical college owner to get recognition.

Jul 27, 2017, 17:04 PM IST
Sweeping changes at CONCACAF in wake of FIFA scandal

Sweeping changes at CONCACAF in wake of FIFA scandal

Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) announced sweeping changes to the way it does business in a desperate attempt to salvage its reputation after some of its leading officials were placed at the centre of a FIFA corruption scandal.

Jul 08, 2015, 13:17 PM IST
Jennifer Lawrence has so much pressure: Rebel Wilson

Jennifer Lawrence has so much pressure: Rebel Wilson

Actress Rebel Wilson feels it is difficult to be in Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence's shoes as she has had to endure "a lot of scandals".

May 04, 2015, 12:52 PM IST

Taiwan orders military discipline review after scandals

 Taiwan`s President Ma Ying-jeou has ordered a thorough review of military discipline after scandals that sparked a public outcry, his office said Monday.

Apr 06, 2015, 17:41 PM IST

Thailand bans surrogacy for foreigners after scandals

Thailand has passed a law banning foreign couples from using Thai women as surrogates after a series of high-profile scandals tainting the image of the unregulated industry.

Feb 20, 2015, 16:29 PM IST

Obama names new US Secret Service head after scandals

President Barack Obama on Wednesday named acting director Joseph Clancy as the permanent head of the US Secret Service, ignoring calls for an outsider to be appointed following a string of White House breeches.

Feb 19, 2015, 00:49 AM IST

Australia restructure to improve team culture for Rio Olympics

Australia have appointed sport specific team leaders for the 2016 Olympics in a bid to "boost performance" and enforce appropriate "culture and values" after the scandal-ridden disappointment of the London Games.

Apr 30, 2014, 13:04 PM IST

Scams happen in every sport: Mallya

Playing down Justice Mudgal committee`s report on corruption in the IPL, Royal Challengers Bangalore owner Vijay Mallya on Wednesday said scandals were a part and parcel of the every sport and the brand value of the cash-rich event remained unaffected.

Feb 12, 2014, 18:14 PM IST

Scandals in India loom over Shah Rukh Khan concert in Sydney

Shah Rukh Khan is one of the biggest stars in Bollywood, but scandals in India loom over his forthcoming Sydney concert, backed by state money.

Sep 13, 2013, 16:38 PM IST

Pentagon deliberates on improving military ethics

The Pentagon has been considering how to improve senior officers` ethics following a series of scandals that rocked the US military.

Dec 08, 2012, 14:27 PM IST

Germans mock president with new "wulffen" verb

Don`t take it too kindly if your German friends start accusing you of "wulffen".

Jan 12, 2012, 22:59 PM IST

Cong not governing, only covering up scandals: BJP

BJP attacked the Congress
for "lack of governance" in the states ruled by the party and
warned of public outrage on the streets.

Oct 13, 2011, 21:55 PM IST

Japan fires senior nuke officials amid scandals

The move is the latest attempt by Japan`s PM and his Cabinet to show they can push reforms.

Aug 04, 2011, 11:41 AM IST

Time-bound probe into scandals if BJP voted to power: Jaitley

Senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley
on Wednesday said the party-led government in Assam would order a
time-bound probe into efforts to cover up all scandals in the
state if it comes to power.

Apr 06, 2011, 21:11 PM IST

Scandal-hit Rooney to get a Guy Fawkes bonfire greeting

A bonfire society has revealed that it plans to give scandal-hit Manchester United star Wayne Rooney a Guy Fawkes bonfire greeting over the weekend.

Nov 04, 2010, 12:32 PM IST

Scandal-hit Rooney to get a Guy Fawkes bonfire greeting

A bonfire society has revealed that it plans to give scandal-hit Manchester United star Wayne Rooney a Guy Fawkes bonfire greeting over the weekend.

Nov 04, 2010, 12:32 PM IST

Pope hailed as `unfailing` leader

Buffeted by sex abuse scandals,
the Vatican kept up its stiff defence of Pope Benedict XVI, hailing him at the start of Easter Mass as an unfailing
and courageous leader of a flock that takes no heed of petty
gossip.

Apr 04, 2010, 17:22 PM IST

Pope defends celibacy after abuse scandals

The pope defended priestly celibacy on Friday after a series of paedophile priest scandals rekindled debate on the Church`s policy as the head of Germany`s Catholics again apologised to victims.

Mar 12, 2010, 23:53 PM IST

Climate science alive and well despite scandals: Scientists

Climate science is alive and well despite the scandal of leaked emails in Britain and "glitches" in a report by the UN climate change panel, top scientists said Friday.

Feb 21, 2010, 00:44 AM IST