Pakistan Cricket Board is waiting anxiously for the ratification of new anti-corruption code of International Cricket Council in October to start a fresh move to get banned pacer Muhammad Aamir back into the sport.
A spreading anti-corruption crackdown launched by President Xi Jinping snared its most senior figure yet on Monday when a former top Chinese general was expelled from the ruling Communist Party to face bribery charges.
Chinese authorities said today that they are investigating a senior national politician for alleged violations of Communist Party rules and the country`s laws, as Beijing keeps up its anti-corruption campaign.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Monday stopped short of confirming if paceman Morne Morkel was approached by a suspicious element in the UAE leg of the IPL and remained confident that the current edition of the T20 league will not be hit by any off-field controversy.
The Centre has declined to divulge details of persons who have applied for the posts of chairperson and members of anti-corruption body Lokpal, saying these are "personal" in nature and cannot be disclosed.
Defence Minister AK Antony listed the cancellation of AgustaWestland chopper deal and his coming down heavily on the irregularities in defence deals as his major achievement during his seven-year tenure in Defence Ministry.
Russian opposition figure and anti-corruption blogger Alexei Navalny, who is restricted from travelling outside Moscow, has requested permission to visit Sochi during the Winter Olympics, according to his blog and his press secretary.
Two whistle-blowers exposed evidence-tampering by a top official within the UN office that is supposed to investigate corruption in the world body`s operations and suffered retaliation for it, a UN judge has ruled.
An issue over the painting of pictures of leaves on the newly launched small buses rocked Tamil Nadu Assembly on Monday with DMK alleging it represented the ruling AIADMK`s symbol, a charge rejected by the government.
An update on anti-corruption measures and the progress report of Bangladesh`s preparedness for next year`s World Twenty20 will be top of the agenda when the International Cricket Council`s Board gathers in London for a two-day meet starting from Saturday.
In order to prosecute players, match officials and franchise owners found guilty of corrupt practices in domestic T20 leagues such as IPL, the ICC`s Anti-Corruption and Security Unit (ACSU) is likely to recommend stronger anti-corruption laws to its members.
The Vigilance and Anti-Corruption wing on Friday launched a probe into the alleged misappropriation of funds meant for students joining professional courses under government quota in Puducherry, sources said.