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Govt stares at another suspected spectrum scam

NEW DELHI: The government was Monday faced with another suspected scam which can cost the exchequer up to Rs two lakh crore concerning a deal between Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and a private company and in a quick response it was announced that the pact was under review.

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Army refloats tenders for heavy guns

NEW DELHI: The Indian Army has once again begun the process of acquiring heavy guns, floating tenders for both the towed and tracked systems that have a range of up to 40 km.
The tender for the towed gun was issued on January 28 while that for the tracked version was issued in mid-January.

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Chiranjeevi merges PRP with Congress

NEW DELHI: Congress in Andhra Pradesh Sunday got a major boost when actor Mr Chiranjeevi announced the merger of his Praja Rajyam Party (PRP) with it that could come as a breather for the ruling party facing rebellion from Mr Y S Jaganmohan Reddy and the sensitive Telangana issue.

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Khanal sworn in as Nepal PM

KATHMANDU: Nepal’s veteran communist leader, Mr Jhalanath Khanal was sworn in as the new Prime Minister Sunday, even as his party failed to ink a power sharing deal with its key ally Maoists, delaying the cabinet formation.

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No land for NSG base in West Bengal

NEW DELHI: The Centre’s decision to position the elite NSG ‘black cat’ commandos in Kolkata to deal with any possible terror attack has come to a naught with the West Bengal government expressing its “inability” to the Home Ministry to provide suitable land for the base.

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