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Committee set up to go into ISRO-Devas deal

NEW DELHI: The Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh Thursday appointed a high power committee to review various aspects and fix responsibility for lapses in the controversial deal between Antrix Corporation, Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO) commercial arm, and a private company for lease of scarce S-band spectrum.

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Cabinet approves amendments to

NEW DELHI:  The maximum punishment for melting or destruction of coins would be increased from five to seven years of imprisonment, if a bill containing this and other proposals is approved by Parliament.

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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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