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'ISRO deal was a mistake'

New Delhi: The controversial spectrum deal between Antrix, the commercial arm of Indian space agency ISRO, and private firm Devas was a 'mistake' that the government corrected, Defence Minister A.K. A

Channels' editors to quiz PM live on TV for 'silence on scams'

New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who has been accused by the opposition of remaining silent on various scams haunting his government, will meet editors of television channels tomorrow for a q

Team 'ready for landing' on Mars

Moscow: After 257 days in a locked steel capsule, an international crew of six researchers on a mock trip to Mars prepared Monday to simulate landing on the Red Planet.

The crew of three Russians, a

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.

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.

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

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

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