Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Sharmila Tagore - Book Launch - Persistence Resistance 2011

Antrix Corporation & Devas Multimedia medling S-band spectrum

A deal between Antrix Corporation, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO's) commercial arm, with Devas Multimedia Private Ltd that allegedly confers unbridled use of 70 MHz of scarce S-band spectrum over a 20 year-period.Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) said its attention has been drawn to reports appearing in media regarding audit being undertaken by Audit and Accounts Department of DoS.

"The news item gives the impression as if our audit has been finalised. This office clarifies that audit of certain activities of DoS is under way."Very preliminary queries have been raised which are yet to be replied by that department. Since the audit is at very preliminary stage, it can by no stretch of imagination, be concluded that information as given in the media reports are findings of this department," the CAG statement said.BJP wants Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to clarify on the issue. BJP spokesperson Nirmala Sitharaman said in New Delhi on Monday."We demand a comprehensive inquiry to establish the criminality in the whole matter. We also demand recovery of the lost revenue," she said.

Robin Mallick - Seminar Persistence Resistance 2011

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