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Nair says Antrix-Devas deal a non-issue, pins hopes on PM


Former ISRO chairman G Madhavan Nair is pinning hopes on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to revoke the order banning him and three others from government jobs despite Union Minister V. Narayanasamy r

Govt seeks to soothe ruffled feathers of scientists on row


Seeking to soothe ruffled feathers in the wake of ISRO row, Government today described the scientific community as a national asset that cannot be taken lightly, even as it appeared to soften its stan

Antrix moves court against Devas

Antrix, the commercial arm of ISRO has moved a local court seeking directions to restrain Devas Multi-media from proceedings with the arbitration it has filed against it in an international court in P

Evolve audit systems to avoid Antrix-Devas type con'versies'

Biotechnology Secretary M K Bhan on Monday said government needs to evolve audit systems and processes that suit public-private partnerships to avoid Antrix-Devas deal type controversies.

"The govern

Devas deal cancelled for national security: Minister


The central government cancelled the Antrix Corporation-Devas Multimedia deal for reasons of national security and not for purported loss of revenue in sale of spectrum, Minister of State in the Prime

Nothing personal in action against scientists: ISRO chief

A day after a high-level panel report found 'serious' administrative and procedural lapses on the part of former ISRO chief G Madhavan Nair and three other scientists in the Antrix-Devas deal, space a

Nair, three others found responsible for Antrix-Devas deal


A five-member team that probed a controversial deal between Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) commercial arm Antrix Corporation and Devas Multimedia has concluded that former chairman of the s

Panel shows Devas deal was not wrong: Ex-scientist

A former space scientist blacklisted by the government from holding any government job over the Antrix-Devas deal said on Sunday that the report by a two-member panel has vindicated their stand that s

Unfair, cowardice to release only convenient portions: Nair

Picking holes in the high-level team report that indicted him in the Antrix-Devas deal, former ISRO chief G. Madhavan Nair on Sunday said it had 'inconsistencies and inaccuracies' and attacked the

Probe Devas operations since inception, says HLT

The Pratyush Sinha-chaired High Level Team (HLT) has not just indicted former ISRO chief G Madhavan Nair and three other space scientists, but has recommended investigation into the functioning and op

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