Bribe has become an accepted norm
and no work is done without paying the money in government
offices, the Delhi High Court has said while sending an MCD
employee to 18 months imprisonment for accepting bribe.
Attendance in a host of offices was thin in and around India`s national capital with most managements declaring Thursday a half-day, ahead of the Ayodhya land dispute verdict. Some firms even declared a holiday.
Police raided the home and office of the recently retired archbishop of Belgium on Thursday, carrying off documents and a personal computer as part of an investigation into the sexual abuse of children by Roman Catholic priests.
ILO and its tripartite partners comprising the Indian government, employers` and workers` organisations have adopted a `decent work country programme` for promotion of better working conditions at workplaces, ILO said today.