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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.

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 ..

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. ..

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 ..

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 ..

TRAI set base price for spectrum auction

TRAI (Telecom regulator Telecom Regulatory Authority of India) set Rs 3,622.18 Crore as the base or minimum price for pan-India spectrum in the auction of radio waves which is to be held after the Supreme Court cancelling 122 licenses. This minimum or base price (Rs 3,622.18 Crore) set is around 10 times higher than the ..

News Today: February 5, 2012

Court rejects the petition of Subramanian Swamy A Delhi Court provides a major relief to Home Minister P Chidambaram and the UPA Government, when it dismissed a petition seeking to make him an accused in the 2G Spectrum case. This petition was filed by Janata Party President Subramanian Swamy. The Judge O P Saini mandated ..

News Today: September 2, 2011

Efforts by ITBP to increase infrastructure and logistics at Sino-Indian border Efforts are on by The Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) force to increase its infrastructure and logistics at the Sino-Indian border.  Information received about development of infrastructure by China on its side Step taken by the Government to strengthen border management with a focus ..