Sunday , 16 December 2018

National News

No loss due to 2G spectrum allocation, claims Sibal

NEW DELHI: In an unusually strident criticism  of the government auditor, the Telecom Minister, Mr Kapil Sibal on Friday  slammed the CAG for its projection of Rs 1.76 lakh crore as presumptive loss on account of 2G spectrum allocation, terming its methodology as “utterly erroneous”.
He said there was “no loss at all” to the exchequer due to allocation of licences and 2G spectrum in 2008.

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Panel favours united Andhra Pradesh option

NEW DELHI/HYDERABAD: The much-awaited Srikrishna committee report unveiled on Thursday said the demand for a separate Telangana was “not entirely unjustified” and ruled that the best options in the present circumstances were giving the region that includes Hyderabad an autonomous council or breaking up Andhra Pradesh for good.

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