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Kanimozhi selected for Best Woman Parliamentarian (Rajya Sabha) for 2018

DMK MP Kanimozhi has been selected for the Best Woman Parliamentarian (Rajya Sabha) set up by Lokmat newspaper for 2018. A jury of eminent personalities headed by Murali Manohar Joshi selected her for the award and it will be presented to her by Vice-President M. Venkaiah Naidu on December 13.

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1.86 lakh crore is the loss to exchequer in Coal Blocks Allocation Scam: CAG

As per the audit report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India, allocation of coal blocks without bidding has caused a huge loss of 1.86 lakh crore to the India’s exchequer. As per the report, 57 coal blocks that were allocated to private companies during 2004-2009, offered them a windfall gain of Rs ..

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Rs. 14,000 crore : 2G spectrum auction base price

For the auctioning of 122 license which were cancelled by the apex court, the central govt has fixed the base price of Rs. 14,000 crore for 5 MHz of pan-India 2G spectrum in the 1800-MHz GSM. The reserve price for 5 MHz of CDMA spectrum: Rs. 18,200 crore, 1.3 times the price of GSM spectrum. ..

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SC panel to recommend SIM card issuance procedure to Telcom firms

The Supreme Court has set up a joint expert panel to recommend the procedure for the telecom firms for properly identifying the customers before issuing SIM cards to them. The panel comprising officials of the DoT (Department of Telecommunications) and the TRAI (Telecom Regulatory Authority of India) will submit its report to the government within ..

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SC extends deadline for 2G license auction from June 2, 2012 to August 31, 2012

The Supreme Court has extended the deadline for fresh auctioning of 2G spectrum licenses from June 2, 2012 to August 31, 2012 and the existing licenses for 2G spectrum will continue to be operational till September 7, 2012. The February 2, 2012 order SC cancelling 122 licenses, allocated during the tenure of A Raja, will ..

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