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Israel the flavour of Kovalam litfest


September 19th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Israel will be the flavour of the fifth edition of the Kovalam Literary Festival Oct 3 at the India International Centre in the capital followed ... Read more...

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Kerala CPI-M in tight spot over murder probe


September 9th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 9 (IANS) The decision arrived at the CPI-M politburo meeting in New Delhi Sunday that there was no need for a CBI probe into the murder of ... Read more...

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CAG slams Department of Space for Antrix-Devas deal


May 15th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) The government auditor has slammed the Department of Space for sealing the Antrix-Devas deal saying it was "a classic case of public investment for ... Read more...

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‘Chandni Bar’ writer turns director, sends film to Cannes (With Images)


March 28th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Little money, bare minimum equipment and no crew, but Mohan Azaad still pulled off his uniquely titled directorial debut "Bhagwaan... Tera Bhala Ho". He ... Read more...

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Bipasha clears equation with Madhavan


March 6th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 6 (IANS) Actress Bipasha Basu is miffed with reports that she is apprehensive about working with her "Jodi Breakers" co-star R. Madhavan again as the film has ... Read more...

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Ex-ISRO chief Nair moves CAT against blacklisting


March 5th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, March 5 (IANS) Indian space agency's former chairman G. Madhavan Nair Monday filed a petition before the Central Administrative Tribunal challenging the government's decision to bar him from ... Read more...

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I am ready for an inquiry, says Madhavan Nair


March 2nd, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 2 (IANS) Former ISRO chairman G. Madhavan Nair reiterated Friday that he had done no wrong in the controversial Antrix deal and was ready to face an ... Read more...

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Space department denies information to ex-ISRO chief (Lead)


March 1st, 2012 - 4:01 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 1 (IANS) The Department of Space (DoS) has declined to provide key documents sought by former Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman G. Madhavan Nair to know ... Read more...

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Space department declined my RTI plea: Ex-ISRO chief Nair


March 1st, 2012 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 29 (IANS) The department of space has declined to provide documents on the basis of which the government debarred former Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman G. ... Read more...

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Ex-ISRO chief seeks fresh probe into Devas deal


February 26th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 26 (IANS) Blaming the space department for misleading the government and the Space Commission on the spectrum deal, former Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman G. Madhavan ... Read more...

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Eminent Indian space scientist quits in protest


February 24th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 24 (IANS) Eminnet scientist Roddam Narasimha, the seniormost member of the Space Commission, has resigned to protest the blacklisting of former ISRO chairman G. Madhavan Nair and ... Read more...

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Antrix case against Devas’ arbitration adjourned (Lead)


February 9th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 9 (IANS) A local court Thursday adjourned the case of the Indian space agency's commercial arm, Antrix Corporation, seeking injunction against Devas Multimedia Services Ltd. proceeding ... Read more...

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Spectrum will be sold only through auction: Pilot


February 6th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 6 (IANS) The Indian government has decided that spectrum (radio waves) would hereafter be sold only through auction and not on first-come-first-serve basis, Minister of State ... Read more...

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Devas deal: Former ISRO chief, three others blamed; deny charges (Roundup)


February 5th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/Chennai, Feb 5 (IANS) A five-member team probing the Antrix-Devas deal has indicted former ISRO chairman G. Madhavan Nair and three other scientists for the controversial contract that resulted ... Read more...

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Ex-ISRO chief can’t dictate to government: Congress


February 5th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 5 (IANS) The Congress Sunday said former Indian space agency chief G. Madhavan Nair was free to criticise the twin probe reports on the multi-billion dollar Antrix-Devas ... Read more...

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Ex-ISRO chief slams Antrix-Devas probe reports


February 5th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 5 (IANS) Former Indian space agency chief G. Madhavan Nair Sunday slammed the twin probe reports on the multi-billion dollar Antrix-Devas spectrum deal, saying they were "one-sided ... Read more...

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Murmurs of witch-hunt as parts of Devas reports released


February 5th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 5 (IANS) With ISRO making public only parts of two reports into the controversial Antrix-Devas deal, murmurs of witch-hunt against the four retired scientists is gaining ground.The ... Read more...

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Panel shows Devas deal was not wrong: Ex-scientist


February 5th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 5 (IANS) A former space scientist blacklisted by the government from holding any government job over the Antrix-Devas deal said Sunday that the report by a two-member ... Read more...

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Devas deal: Probe team indicts ex-ISRO chief, three others (Second Lead)


February 5th, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 5 (IANS) A five-member team that probed the controversial Antrix-Devas deal has indicted former ISRO chairman G. Madhavan Nair and three other scientists for the controversial contract ... Read more...

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Nair, three others found responsible for Antrix-Devas deal (Lead)


February 5th, 2012 - 3:45 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 5 (IANS) A five-member team that probed a controversial deal between Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) commercial arm Antrix Corporation and Devas Multimedia has concluded that former ... Read more...

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Nair, three others found responsible for controversial deal


February 5th, 2012 - 2:42 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 5 (IANS) A five-member team that probed a controversial deal between Antrix Corporation and Devas Multimedia has concluded that former Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman G. ... Read more...

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ISRO to release reports on Antrix-Devas deal


January 31st, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 31 (IANS) Indian space agency chief K. Radhakrishnan Tuesday indicated he will soon release reports of two committees on the controversial Antrix-Devas deal, which led to the ... Read more...

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BJP slams blacklisting of former ISRO chief (Lead)


January 30th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Delhi/Dehradun, Jan 30 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday slammed the government over the blacklisting of former ISRO chief G. Madhavan Nair and questioned the "silence" of ... Read more...

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BJP slams blacklisting of ISRO chief


January 30th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun, Jan 30 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday slammed the union defence ministry for the blacklisting of ISRO and accused the government of having lost its "grace ... Read more...

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PM should probe ISRO blacklisting order: Former chairman (Interview)


January 29th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 29 (IANS) Stung by a government order debarring him and three other reputed space scientists from occupying official posts, former Indian space agency chairman G. Madhavan Nair ... Read more...

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Nair slams government, ISRO chief for action against him (Intro Roundup)


January 26th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore/Chennai/New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) In an unprecedented action in the annals of Indian space odyssey, the central government blacklisted top scientist G. Madhavan Nair from official jobs following ... Read more...

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Space scientists shocked over ex-ISRO chief’s outburst


January 26th, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore/Chennai, Jan 25 (IANS) Even as the state-run Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) maintained discreet silence, space scientists in this tech hub Wednesday expressed shock and dismay at the ... Read more...

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I’ve been barred without probe, former ISRO chief tells PM (Roundup)


January 25th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/Chennai, Jan 25 (IANS) The nixed Devas spectrum deal came again to haunt the state-run Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), as its former chairman G. Madhavan Nair complained to ... Read more...

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ISRO: A great institution’s fall from grace (News Analysis)


January 25th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 25 (IANS) From humble beginnings of ferrying rocket parts on a bicycle to launching satellites of other countries and landing a craft on the moon, the Indian Space ... Read more...

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ISRO mum on Nair’s outburst, scientists dismayed


January 25th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/Chennai, Jan 25 (IANS) The state-run Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Wednesday declined to comment on the outburst of its former chairman G. Madhavan Nair on the space agency ... Read more...

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Madhavan Nair takes on government, says ISRO gone to dogs (Lead)


January 25th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 25 (IANS) Former Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chief G. Madhavan Nair Wednesday described as "improper" the move to blacklist four scientists, including him, from a government ... Read more...

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Malayalam filmdom failed to script succes (2011 In Retrospect)


December 21st, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 21 (IANS) The waning charisma of superstars, a drought at the box office and dearth of new faces...it was another bad year for the Malayalam film industry.Despite several ... Read more...

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Madhuri searching for best school!(Movie Snippets)


October 12th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Following her relocation to Mumbai, Bollywood's "Dhak-Dhak" girl Madhuri Dixit is seeking suggestions for the best schools in Mumbai for her kids.The 44-year-old had shifted ... Read more...

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Sanghi, Joseph win Vodafone Crossword Awards


September 4th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Emerging writer Ashwin Sanghi has won the Vodafone Crossword Book Award 2010 in the popular fiction category for ?Chanakya's Chant?.The award, decided by readers' votes ... Read more...

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Kamal Haasan to star in Gokulam Gopalan’s next


August 31st, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 31 (IANS) Businessman-cum-film-producer Gokulam Gopalan, who shot to fame after making "Pazhassi Raja", has finalised Kamal Haasan for his next, which is again a historical about Tipu Sultan ... Read more...

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