Thursday, 27 January 2022

Tag Archives: Transparency

What Really is a “Blockchain”?

LONDON: Much has been said about the revolutionary potential of the blockchain technology. Besides its current use as the backbone to verify and record digital transactions of Bitcoin, the blockchain technology has also been touted as the technology that can replace expensive accounting and payment networks in the financial industry, ...

Read More »

Death penalty has no place in the 21st century : UN chief

UNITED NATIONS: The death penalty does little to deter crimes or serve victims, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said, calling on all countries ,which have not forbidden the extreme practice, to urgently stop executions. “The death penalty has no place in the 21st century,” Guterres said, while speaking alongside Andrew ...

Read More »

10 most corrupt countries in the world

LONDON: The rise of populism over the past year has led to an increase in corruption, according to Transparency International’s annual Corruption Perceptions Index. The annual index calculates a corruption score based on a survey of experts at organisations including the World Bank, World Economic Forum and the Economist Intelligence ...

Read More »