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Prasar Bharti’s deal with BCCI caused loss of Rs.3.39 crore: PAC


December 19th, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Public broadcaster Prasar Bharati struck an erroneous agreement six years ago with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) which led to ... Read more...

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No conclusive view on Shunglu report: Congress


April 2nd, 2011 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Facing an attack over the Shunglu committee report findings, the Congress Friday said there was no conclusive view on the panel report concerning Commonwealth ... Read more...

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Shunglu panel report being analysed: PM


April 1st, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday said the Shunglu panel report on alleged irregularities in the Commonwealth Games was being analysed by various ministries.Singh told ... Read more...

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File status report on CBI probe in Lalli case: Apex court


April 1st, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday asked the government to file a status report on the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into graft allegations against B.S. ... Read more...

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Ministries analyzing Shunglu Committee report: Manmohan Singh


April 1st, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 1 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, today said that various ministries are analyzing the reports submitted by Shunglu Committee on irregularities related to Commonwealth Games (CWG) ... Read more...

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Delhi Govt. to respond with a point-by-point rebuttal over Shunglu report


March 29th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 29 (ANI): Commenting on the severe indictment by V. K. Shunglu-led high-level committee probing delays and irregularities in the Commonwealth Games (CWG) projects, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit ... Read more...

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Shunglu panel blames CWG OC for delay in executing contracts


March 29th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 29 (ANI): The Shunglu Committee, appointed by Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, blamed Commonwealth Games (CWG) Organising Committee and certain officials for delay in executing contracts for the ... Read more...

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CWG scam: Shunglu panel likely to submit three more reports


March 29th, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 29 (ANI): The Shunglu Committee, appointed by Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh is likely to submit three more reports today on irregularities related to Commonwealth Games (CWG) venues ... Read more...

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Shunglu Committee to submit three more CWG reports by Tuesday


March 27th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar. 27 (ANI): The V K Shunglu Committee, appointed by Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh to probe into charges of corruption in various projects related to the 2010 Commonwealth ... Read more...

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Shunglu panel indicts Delhi Lt Governor for inadequacies in CWG construction


March 24th, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar. 24 (ANI): The V K Shunglu Committee has found procedural violations in the construction of over 1,000 flats inside the Commonwealth Games Village by real estate developer Emmar ... Read more...

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BJP wants Women’s Reservation Bill to be passed after consensus


March 8th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 8 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday said that it wants the Women's Reservation Bill to be passed in the Lok Sabha after a consensus is ... Read more...

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CWG scam: CBI registers case against ex-Prasar Bharti CEO


March 4th, 2011 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 4 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) filed a case against former Prasar Bharti Chief Executive Officer (CEO) BS Lalli on Friday in connection with allegations of ... Read more...

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Soni promises new roadmap for Prasar Bharti


January 4th, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) With the public broadcaster getting an interim CEO, Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni Tuesday called for "a fresh start" and announced that the government was ... Read more...

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Doordarshan, Akashvani employees defer proposed agitation


December 11th, 2010 - 9:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 11 (ANI): The National Federation of Akashvani and Doordarshan Employees (NFADE) has deferred the proposed agitation that was to begin on Monday following several rounds of meetings with the ... Read more...

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Doordarshan, AIR employees call off three-day strike


December 11th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.11 (ANI): Employees of Akashvani and Doordarshan on Saturday said they have called off their proposed 72-hour strike that was to take place from December 13 to 15.According to sources, ... Read more...

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Prasar Bharati CEO decries intrigue, says ready for probe


December 9th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) With President Pratibha Patil giving her assent for a Supreme Court enquiry, Prasar Bharti CEO B.S. Lalli Thursday rejected charges of financial irregularity, saying "a lot ... Read more...

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President clears court probe against Prasar Bharti chief


December 9th, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil has given her assent for a Supreme Court inquiry into charges of financial mismanagement against Prasar Bharti Chief Executive Officer (CEO) B.S. Lalli, ... Read more...

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BJP reiterates demand for JPC probe into CWG, 2G scams


November 18th, 2010 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party president Nitin Gadkari Thursday called upon Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to break his "silence" over the Commonwealth Games and 2G spectrum scams, and concede ... Read more...

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Payment to SIS Live with ministry’s approval, says Lalli (Lead)


October 25th, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Prasar Bharti, the host broadcaster for Commonwealth Games, Monday denied any wrongdoing in the award of contract to Britain-based entity SIS Live for the Games coverage, ... Read more...

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Prasar Bharti justifies deal on telecast of 2010 Commonwealth Games


October 25th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.25 (ANI): Prasar Bharti, while defending its deal with the UK-based SIS Live for telecast of Commonwealth Games, said here on Monday that the selection of the company was ... Read more...

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Moily to inaugurate two-day RTI convention in Delhi


September 13th, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept.13 (ANI): Union Minister of Law and Justice, Veerappa Moily will inaugurate the two-day fifth Convention on the Right To Information (RTI) here today.The theme of the convention is "RTI: ... Read more...

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Government clears addition of channels in DD Direct


June 26th, 2010 - 1:53 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) The government has cleared the incorporation of up to 100 channels in DD Direct Plus by March 31 next year and 200 channels by December 2011, ... Read more...

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State defends Kashmir chief minister’s advisor


March 4th, 2010 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 4 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government Thursday defended Chief Minister Omar Abdullah's advisor Mubarak Gul, who is caught in a controversy over allotment of a six-episode fictional serial for ... Read more...

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Apex court restores Prasar Bharti chief’s powers


August 24th, 2009 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday restored the powers of Prasar Bharti Chief Executive Officer B.S. Lalli, permitting him to carry out the day-to-day functioning of the public broadcaster. While ... Read more...

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Court queries Prasar Bharati head on CEO’s extension


May 12th, 2009 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday sought a response from the chairman of the public broadcaster Prasar Bharati on a public suit alleging that the tenure of its ... Read more...

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