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CWG scam: CBI arrests Kalmadi’s PA

PUNE: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Friday arrested former Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chairman, Mr Suresh Kalmadi’s close aide, Shekhar Deorukhkar in the multi-crore rupee overlays scam in connection with last year’s mega sporting event.

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India to have own satellite navigation system by 2015

BANGALORE:  India will launch seven satellites in the next four to six years to develop its own version of the Global Positioning System for enhancing surveillance capabilities and improving accuracy of its weapon systems.

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Committee set up to go into ISRO-Devas deal

NEW DELHI: The Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh Thursday appointed a high power committee to review various aspects and fix responsibility for lapses in the controversial deal between Antrix Corporation, Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO) commercial arm, and a private company for lease of scarce S-band spectrum.

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Cabinet nod for changes in law on print media policy

NEW DELHI: A comprehensive bill to replace the age-old law relating to print media that will cover Internet edition of newspapers and include provisions on limits on foreign news content and investment was on Thursday approved by the Union cabinet.

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Cabinet approves amendments to

NEW DELHI:  The maximum punishment for melting or destruction of coins would be increased from five to seven years of imprisonment, if a bill containing this and other proposals is approved by Parliament.

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Govt stares at another suspected spectrum scam

NEW DELHI: The government was Monday faced with another suspected scam which can cost the exchequer up to Rs two lakh crore concerning a deal between Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and a private company and in a quick response it was announced that the pact was under review.

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