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Government studying court ruling on Vodafone tax dispute


January 25th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) The Indian government is studying the Supreme Court verdict on UK telecom Vodafone's $2.2 billion tax liability and will take appropriate action accordingly, Finance ... Read more...

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Idea Cellular’s third quarter net profit declines


January 23rd, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 23 (IANS) Telecom firm Idea Cellular Monday reported a decline of 17.3 percent in its consolidated net profit for the third quarter of the current fiscal at Rs.201 ... Read more...

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Vodafone tax verdict to impact on similar merger deals: experts


January 20th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court verdict Friday on Vodafone's $2.2 billion tax liability will have a bearing on a host of similar overseas mergers and acquisitions deals ... Read more...

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India’s apex court saves Vodafone $2.2-bn tax burden (Roundup)


January 20th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) In a verdict which India Inc. says enhances the country's image among global investors, the Supreme Court Friday dismissed a hotly-opposed tax demand of $2.2 ... Read more...

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Chandra visited Raja’s office: 2G case witness (Lead)


January 4th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) Aseervartham Achary, ex-aide of jailed former communications minister A. Raja, Wednesday told a special court hearing the 2G case that Unitech's Sanjay Chandra, a co-accused ... Read more...

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High court grants bail to Sukh Ram (Lead)


November 28th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday granted bail on health grounds to former telecom minister Sukh Ram, who has been given five years rigorous imprisonment by ... Read more...

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Court issues notice to CBI on Sukh Ram’s plea


November 25th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday issued notice to the CBI on jailed former telecom minister Sukh Ram's plea against his conviction and five years' rigorous ... Read more...

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Sukh Ram contests conviction, CBI asked to respond (Lead)


November 25th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday asked the CBI to respond by Monday to former telecom minister Sukh Ram's petition, contesting his conviction and five years' ... Read more...

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Idea launches smartphones to push 3G services


November 23rd, 2011 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Telecom service provider Idea Cellular Wednesday launched a range of 3G smartphones starting from Rs.5,850 to promote its 3G services in the country."The new ... Read more...

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Sukh Ram challenges conviction, sentence in graft case (Lead)


November 23rd, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Jailed former telecom minister Sukh Ram approached the Delhi High Court Wednesday challenging his conviction and five years' rigorous imprisonment awarded by a trial court ... Read more...

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Bharti Airtel scrip falls after CBI raids


November 21st, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Shares of telecom giant Bharti Airtel Monday fell 4.43 percent in morning trade at the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) following raids at its office by ... Read more...

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Pakistan telecom firm fined Rs.82 mn


November 4th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 4 (IANS) A Pakistani telecommunication firm has been fined Rs.82 million for unauthorized use of radio frequency spectrum.Pakistan Telecommunication Co Ltd was fined by the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority, ... Read more...

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No clean chit to Maran in 2G scam: CBI


September 6th, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sept 6 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Tuesday said it had not given a clean chit to Dayanidhi Maran, the communications minister during the first United ... Read more...

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Pirmal Healthcare scrip up 1.62 percent day after Vodafone deal


August 11th, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) A day after announcing that it would purchase 5.5 percent in telecom major Vodafone's Indian operations, the scrip of Ajay Piramal-promoted Piramal Healthcare was ruling 1.62 ... Read more...

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CBI quizzes jailed Raja again on 2G (Second Lead)


July 18th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Monday questioned jailed former IT and communications minister Andimuthu Raja and two other accused ahead of finalising charges in ... Read more...

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2G scam: CBI quizzes Raja, two others (Lead)


July 18th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Monday was again questioning former communications minister Andimuthu Raja and two other accused who are in judicial custody in ... Read more...

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2G scam: CBI quizzes Raja, two others


July 18th, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Monday questioned former communications minister A. Raja and two other accused who are in judicial custody in the second ... Read more...

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Good that Maran resigned, now arrest him: AIADMK


July 7th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The AIADMK Thursday welcomed that Textiles Minister Dayanidhi Maran handed over his resignation to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and demanded filing of a charge ... Read more...

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Arun Seth named chairman of Alcatel-Lucent in India


July 6th, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) French telecom firm Alcatel-Lucent Wednesday said it has appointed telecom leader Arun Seth as chairman for its India operations.Seth, who is the non-executive chairman of ... Read more...

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JPC meets CBI officials, to call Maran on 2G spectrum (Lead)


June 7th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) The Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) will call Textile Minister and DMK leader Dayanidhi Maran to depose before it as the panel Tuesday met Central ... Read more...

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Maran denies forcing Sivasankaran to exit Aircel (Lead)


June 6th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Union Textiles Minister Dayanidhi Maran Monday denied allegations that he had forced telecom firm Aircel's promoter C. Sivasankaran to sell his holdings to Malaysian group ... Read more...

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Maran attends cabinet meet, slams detractors (Roundup)


June 2nd, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Amidst a raging row over his alleged role in telecom licensing and growing demand for his resignation, Textiles Minister Dayanidhi Maran Thursday attended a ... Read more...

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Should be given an opportunity to defend myself: Maran


June 2nd, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 2 (IANS) Rocked by a controversy over an alleged favour in granting a 2G license to a private firm when he held the telecom portfolio, Textiles Minister ... Read more...

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Learn from your mistakes, BJP advises PM


June 2nd, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 2 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh must learn from his mistakes and break his silence over graft charges against central minister Dayanidhi Maran, the Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

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CBI to file case against Maran: Sources


June 2nd, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), which began a preliminary investigation Wednesday into the licences given to telecom companies between 2001 to 2007, is likely ... Read more...

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Percept Knorigin inks deal with Alcatel Lucent to provide digital content


June 1st, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Indian digital media company Percept Knorigin (PK) said Wednesday it had signed an agreement with French telecom firm Alcatel Lucent to expand the distribution of ... Read more...

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BSNL launches value-added video services


April 11th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 11 (IANS) Customers of state-run telecom firm Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) can now avail of value-added services such as video messaging and live video sharing.The services ... Read more...

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Maoists blast school building in Bihar’s Gaya District


March 16th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Gaya, Mar 16 (ANI): Armed Maoists blew up a state-run school building and a control room of a mobile tower at two different places in Bihar's Gaya District last night.According to ... Read more...

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Maoists destroy mobile tower in Bihar’s Gaya District


March 15th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Gaya, Mar 15 (ANI): Armed Maoists destroyed two mobile towers and burnt a generator room near the Dumaria police station in Bihar's Gaya District late last night.According to sources, over 50 ultras ... Read more...

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Libya telecom firm tells subscribers to attack foreigners


March 5th, 2011 - 10:36 am ICT by ANI
Tripoli (Libya), Mar. 5 (ANI): Libya's public telecom company has reportedly sent SMS messages to its subscribers to attack foreigners, accusing them of wanting to "sow trouble" and "destroy" the country.A news.com.au ... Read more...

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Apex court questions government on telecom firm’s licence (Lead)


March 2nd, 2011 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday asked the government to reveal what happened between March 5, 2010, when telecom company S Tel's second generation (2G) licences were ... Read more...

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Apex court questions government on telecom firm’s licence


March 2nd, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday asked the government to reveal what happened between March 5, 2010, when telecom company S Tel's second generation (2G) licences ... Read more...

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CBI quizzes top telecom firm officials in 2G scam


February 24th, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Top brass of India's telecom industry were questioned Thursday by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) over the 2G spectrum allocation scam, agency officials said. Spice Mobile ... Read more...

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Chinese telecom giant offers to install free mobile phone network on London Tube


February 21st, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.21 (ANI): Chinese telecom firm Huawei has offered to install a mobile phone network worth 50 million pounds on the London Underground train system for free.London Mayor Boris Johnson has backed ... Read more...

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Vodafone to stream cricket World Cup matches


February 10th, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Feb 10,(IANS) Telecom firm Vodafone Essar has bagged exclusive rights for the live streaming of the ESPN-Star Sports coverage of the 2011 World Cup which begins Feb 19, a statement said ... Read more...

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