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Two ex-US Army soldiers laundered Afghanistan bribes

Last Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014, 04:16

Two former US Army soldiers have pleaded guilty to accepting about USD 250,000 in bribes from contractors in Afghanistan and shipping the cash back to the United States to be laundered through a landscaping business.

Hamas says to privatise Gaza crossing

Last Updated: Sunday, February 23, 2014, 22:13

Gaza Strip`s militant Hamas rulers have said they plan to let private contractors take over the running of the Palestinian territory`s border crossings with Egypt and Israel.

Three contractors held for collusion with Maoists in Bihar

Last Updated: Thursday, December 26, 2013, 21:04

Three contractors were arrested on Thursday on charges of collusion with the Maoists from Madanpura-Kasma road under Salaiya police station area.

Two labour contractors abducted in Odisha

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 17, 2012, 14:46

Armed Maoists abducted two labour contractors in Odisha`s Malkangiri district alleging non-payment of wages to workers sent out of the state.

Two held outside Jama Masjid selling fake gold biscuits

Last Updated: Thursday, May 10, 2012, 18:00

Two contractors were arrested from outside Jama Masjid in central Delhi for allegedly trying to sell fake gold biscuits, police said Thursday.

Government mulls law to nail corrupt contractors

Last Updated: Sunday, February 12, 2012, 13:38

The Government is considering a law to deal with corrupt contractors who inflate price or use inferior material in delivering goods.

‘Blacklist contractors not paying minimum wages’

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 21, 2011, 18:56

A parliamentary panel has strongly recommended blacklisting contractors who fail to pay minimum wages to contract labourers.

MCD contractors pocket much heftier sum: CAT

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 27, 2011, 15:26

Observing that MCD contractors pocket a much heftier sum than what they pay to daily wagers, the Central Administrative Tribunal has asked the civic body to consider employing 43 pump operators working for it for many years.

FIR registered against CMO, clerk and some contractors

Last Updated: Friday, April 08, 2011, 16:14

After removing him from his post, an FIR has been registered against Chief Medical Officer, Lucknow and a senior clerk besides, some contractors on charges of misappropriation of funds, officials said Friday.

`Private contractors at record in Afghan war`

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 08, 2011, 12:11

The number of private security personnel working for the US military in Afghanistan rose to 18,919 at the end of last year, the highest level used in any conflict by the United States, a congressional report said.

Two CIA contractors spirited out of Pakistan

Last Updated: Thursday, February 24, 2011, 09:41

The 2 were involved in a car accident last month while trying to help Davis.

US suspends military contractors in Afghanistan

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 05, 2011, 20:42

The US Central Command says two contractors for the US military in Afghan have had their contracting privileges suspended over allegations they failed to pay Afghan subcontractors.