Baksheesh


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Baksheesh

Arabic for "gratuity," which is used as a euphemism for bribery.
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Baksheesh is a Turkish term referring to a bribe or kick-back.
Toward the end of each evening when Afghan rockers perform, members of the Baksheesh Boys and local expat musicians who mentor the Afghan musicians join the Afghans on stage for extended improvisational jam sessions.
Otherwise its more Baksheesh for the project owners who never seem to run out of our hard-earned money.
In this study, the participants define the gifts as precious accessories (golden bracelet, ring, etc), designer clothes (suit, shirt, tie, etc), red envelope, gratuities, baksheesh and facilitation payment.
In the cross firing, ASI Sajid and three extremists were killed and a cop Baksheesh suffered severe injuries.
We motioned not to bother us, but he persisted in gesturing with his hand and asking for baksheesh.
This baksheesh is routine and, bribe by bribe, demolishes trust in the institutions that a stable society is built on.
It's not even baksheesh any more, it's intimidation".
Can't wait for all the baksheesh and freebies from manufacturers to roll in
Talking to media, Baksheesh denied any connection with Pradeep Singh .