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S-band row: Isro biz arm to get new chief

New Delhi, Feb. 12: Antrix Corporation, the commercial arm of the Isro, will have a new chairman. A process to restructure Antrix Corp. has now started in the wake of the controversial two-satellite d

Space commission meet begins


In the backdrop of the S-band spectrum controversy, India's space commission on Saturday began a meeting here and is expected to discuss restructuring of the Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) and its commercial arm Antrix.

Antrix to have new Chairman

India's apex space policy body on Saturday set in motion a process to restructure Antrix Corporation, Isro's commercial arm, against the backdrop of a controversial two-satellite deal it had struck with a private firm.

PM forms team to probe ISRO deal

New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has formed a high-level commission to look into allegations of revenue losses in the allocation of space spectrum using S-band - high value and scarce radio wa

Spectrum: Patil slams 'first-come-first serve' policy in allocation

The one-man committee that went into allocation of spectrum from 2001 to 2009 has come down heavily on the controversial first-come, first-serve (FCFS) policy in entertaining applications and has sought complete transparency in spectrum allocation and assignment.

Reports on S-band spectrum allocation baseless: PMO

New Delhi: The Prime Minister's Office today denied media reports alleging that the government had incurred losses in allocation of S-band spectrum, saying no decision has been taken on the issue and

Isro terminating contract with Devas on S-band, claims 'no loss'

New Delhi: Under attack over an alleged scam in allocation of scarce S-band spectrum, the ISRO today announced that it has already initiated the process to terminate the deal with Devas Multimedia a

Whiff of massive ISRO scam as oppn parties demand probe

New Delhi: Terming as 'very serious' reports alleging that ISRO benefited a private firm through allocation of scarce S-band spectrum without a bidding process, Left parties today demanded a thorough

'Probe on' into suspected Rs 2,00,000 crore loss

New Delhi: The Comptroller and Auditor General today said that audit of certain activities of Department of Space (DoS) were under way but made it clear that media reports on alleged scam in a deal be

ISRO awaits data

Chennai: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is awaiting data analysis from Russia, who supplied the cryogenic engine, to finalise its report on the failure of the GSLV (Geosynchronous Satel

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