bakshish


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Noun1.bakshish - a relatively small amount of money given for services rendered (as by a waiter)bakshish - a relatively small amount of money given for services rendered (as by a waiter)
fringe benefit, perk, perquisite - an incidental benefit awarded for certain types of employment (especially if it is regarded as a right); "a limousine is one of the fringe benefits of the job"
Christmas box - a present given at Christmas for services during the year
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Reserve Bank of India, (1999) 2 SCC 228, 229 (India); Giani Bakshish
Bakshish Elahi and Sohail Khan were shot dead in Haripur, Haroon Khan in Swabi while Ahsanullah Sherpao was killed in Charsadda.
The man calls for a taxi, and from this point onwards, he is assailed by Indian men silently begging him for a bakshish or tip (figures 4 and 5).
Certain serious offences like Ghag35 or Forced Marriage, honour killing, selling of 'brides', bride burning due to less dowry, Marriage to Qura'an or Haq Bakshish, surrendering the right to marry for relinquishment of property rights and acid attacks are committed by men against women under the garb of certain laws and customs, just to keep women oppressed and under their control and for extracting their own benefits.
The murdered include Abdul Razzaq, correspondent for ARY News TV channel, in Kasur (Punjab); Bakshish Elahi, the Bureau Chief of K-2 Times, in Haripur (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa); Haroon Khan, a reporter with Sach TV and a stringer for Mashriq TV, in Swabi (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa); Anjum Muneer Raja, a sub-editor with Urdu daily Qaumi Pukaar, in Rawalpindi (Punjab); and Zeeshan Ashraf, correspondent for Nawa-e-Waqt Urdu daily, in Sambrial (Punjab)
The year saw at least five working journalists as killed for their work including Abdul Razzaq, correspondent for ARY News TV channel, in Kasur (Punjab); Bakshish Elahi, the Bureau Chief of K-2 Times, in Haripur (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa); Haroon Khan, a reporter with Sach TV and a stringer for Mashriq TV, in Swabi (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa); Anjum Muneer Raja, a sub-editor with Urdu daily Qaumi Pukaar, in Rawalpindi (Punjab); and Zeeshan Ashraf, correspondent for Nawa-e-Waqt Urdu daily, in Sambrial (Punjab)
In 2003, one Bakshish Singh of Punjab's Balbehra village lodged a complaint alleging the accused duped him with the promise of sending him abroad.
Pakistan lost seven journalists namely Muhammad Jan (January 12), Taimoor Khan (February 12), Abdul Razzaque (May 17), Bakshish Ellahi (June 11), Haroon Khan (October 12), Samar Abbas & Utpal Das (untraced after abduction for many months now) along with a novice scribe (Mashal Khan) to assailants, whereas Bangladesh witnessed the murder of rural reporter Abdul Hakim Shimul on February 3.
Though after the 18th Amendment, the law and order has become provincial domain, the federal government is ready to provide full support to KPK government if it feels it does not have the required expertise and resources to investigate into the killing of the journalist, she told the National Assembly after meeting with representatives of Parliamentary Reporters Association (PRA), who had earlier announced a token boycott of the proceedings of the House to protest against murder of Bakshish as well as in favour of their other demands.
HARIPUR -- Unknown gunmen shot dead Bakshish Elahi, Bureau Chief of K-2 Times Haripur here at Lora Chowk and fled from the scene after committing the crime on motorcycle.