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Cancel coal allocation, says CPI-M


August 27th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) The CPI-M Monday asked the government to cancel all the coal blocks allocation found faulty by the official auditor and said they may be ... Read more...

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SC to hear plea for more time for 2G licence auction


August 21st, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday said it would hear Friday the central government's plea for another extension of time for commencing the auction and allocation of ... Read more...

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More time sought from SC for auction of spectrum (Lead)


August 9th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The central government Thursday moved the Supreme Court for "further and final extension of time" for the auction and allocation of 122 2G licenses and ... Read more...

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More time sought for auction of spectrum


August 9th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The central government Thursday moved the Supreme Court for "further and final extension of time" for the auction and allocation of 122 2G licenses and ... Read more...

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Uninor in talks with rival firms to absorb employees


August 8th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 7 (IANS) Telecom operator Uninor, a joint venture of Norwegian firm Telenor and the Unitech Group, Tuesday said it is in talks with business competitors to rehabilitate its ... Read more...

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Judge takes exception to surreptitious recording of 2G case


July 27th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Special Judge O.P. Saini, who is hearing the second generation (2G) telecom spectrum case, Friday took strong exception to the recording of proceedings in a ... Read more...

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2G: Trial begins against Essar-Loop promoters


July 26th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The trial of promoters of the Essar Group and Loop Telecom in the 2G case started Thursday in a CBI special court here.Two bank officials ... Read more...

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2G: Telecom official deposes in court


July 19th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) A telecom department official Wednesday told a special court hearing the 2G spectrum case that he was transferred to another department after he raised doubts ... Read more...

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2G: SC to hold hearing on presidential reference


July 18th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The Supreme court Wednesday decided to hold hearing on the presidential reference to answer whether all natural resources other than the telecom spectrum could be ... Read more...

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Court allows Raja, Kanimozhi to vote in presidential poll


July 18th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) A Delhi court Wednesday allowed 2G case accused former telecom minister A. Raja and DMK MP Kanimozhi to cast their vote in the presidential poll ... Read more...

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Telecom EGOM defers decision on reserved price


July 18th, 2012 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The empowered group of ministers (EGOM) on telecom Wednesday deferred till Friday the decision on reserved price. However, it approved rollout obligations for operators."The EGOM ... Read more...

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Spectrum is already liberalised since 1999: Vodafone


July 16th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Telecom service provider Vodafone India said Monday it was concerned about the liberalisation of spectrum recently announced by the Department of Telecom (DoT), as a ... Read more...

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TRAI’s revised tariff analysis flawed: COAI


July 13th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) Friday lashed out the telecom regulator's analysis effects on costs, tariffs and financial returns, saying it was flawed ... Read more...

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TDSAT gives split verdict on 3G roaming pacts


July 3rd, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) Tuesday gave a split verdict in the 3G roaming case in which mobile operators had challenged ... Read more...

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EGoM to decide on spectrum pricing Thursday


June 20th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) The Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) on telecom will meet Thursday to fix the base price of the auction of 2G spectrum, a senior ... Read more...

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Throw Chidambaram out of cabinet, BJP tells PM


June 7th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday Asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to sack Home Minister P. Chidambaram after the Madras High Court refused to ... Read more...

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Raja allowed to go Tamil Nadu


June 6th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) special court Wednesday allowed former telecom minister A. Raja to visit Tamil Nadu, his home state.Special CBI Judge O.P. ... Read more...

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Airtel slashes 3G data tariff by 70 percent


May 17th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Telecom service provider Bharti Airtel Thursday slashed 3G data tariff by up to 70 percent in order to drive demand."Volume based browsing rate on 3G ... Read more...

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Raja attends Lok Sabha


May 16th, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Former telecommunications minister A. Raja attended parliament Wednesday, a day after he was released from Tihar Jail after getting bail in the 2G spectrum case.The ... Read more...

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DMK workers celebrate Raja’s bail


May 15th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 15 (IANS) DMK party workers in Perambalur Tuesday burst crackers and distributed sweets after party MP and former telecom minister A. Raja was granted bail in the 2G ... Read more...

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No cheating case against us: Essar


May 9th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) No case of cheating in the 2G scam is made out against the Essar Group, it contended in a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) special ... Read more...

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Additional $1.3 billion for defence communication network


May 9th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) A proposal is being processed for a Rs.5,236 crore ($1.3 billion) exclusive pan-India optical fibre cable (OFC) for the defence forces to enable them to ... Read more...

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CBI misleading courts on Essar: Counsel


May 8th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The Essar Group Tuesday alleged that the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) was misleading courts about their culpability in the second generation (2G) telecom airwaves ... Read more...

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2G: Arguments on charge against Essar, Loop begin


May 3rd, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Thursday reiterated that Loop was a front company of the Essar Group and was used to acquire licences and ... Read more...

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2G: Process for selection of auctioneer approved


May 1st, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) In a rush to meet the August 31 deadline set by the Supreme Court for auctioning 2G spectrum, an empowered group of ministers (EGoM) Tuesday ... Read more...

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Apex court reserves order on Chidambaram in 2G case


April 24th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday reserved its order on whether to issue a notice to union Home Minister P. Chidambaram on a plea of ... Read more...

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Airtel launches 4G services in Kolkata, first in India


April 10th, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 10 (IANS) Telecom major Bharti Airtel Tuesday launched broadband wireless access (BWA) services based on 4G technology here.With this launch, the firm became the first player to launch ... Read more...

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Bharti Airtel to launch 4G services in Kolkata


April 3rd, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Bharti Airtel will launch its 4G services in Kotkata this month, Chief Executive Sanjay Kapoor said Tuesday."It will be launched this month in Kolkata," Kapoor ... Read more...

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New apex court bench to hear 2G case (Lead)


March 16th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) A new special apex court bench comprising Justice G.S. Singhvi and Justice A.K. Patnaik would hear all matters relating to the 2G case."There is ... Read more...

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US military unveils new non-lethal weapon


March 13th, 2012 - 2:05 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US military has developed a new non-lethal weapon that makes people feel they are burning when struck by the beam it emits, ... Read more...

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Cabinet seeks solicitor general’s views on presidential reference


March 10th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) The government will take a call on the proposal for a presidential reference on the Supreme Court's order on 2G licences regarding auction of ... Read more...

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Chidambaram’s role in 2G allocation: Hearing in mid-March


March 1st, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court will hear in mid-March a plea seeking a probe into the role of P. Chidambaram, then the finance minister, in the ... Read more...

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2G: Apex court gives CBI time to reply on Chandolia’s appeal (Second Lead)


February 24th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday granted time to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to file its reply to an appeal by 2G case accused R.K. ... 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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CBI probe sought into Chidambaram’s role in 2G scam (Lead)


February 24th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Centre for Public Interest Litigation (CPIL) Friday moved the Supreme Court (SC) seeking a court-monitored CBI probe into Home Minister P. Chidambaram's role ... Read more...

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