Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Space Commission to consider cancallation of Antrix Davas deal

February 12,

Cancellation of the Davas and Antarix deal
Space Commission emergency meet

By R Rajagopalan

Space Commission is to hold its full bench emergency meeting
on February 12 Saturday in Delhi to consider cancellation
of the Davas Antarix deal on S band allocations.
This decision will be put up to the Cabinet Committee on Security
next week. CCS is alone competent to take a decision
on spectrum and its pricing.

ISRO chief who is also Chairman of Space Commission
Dr Radhakrishnan will chair this meeting to be held in Lok Nayak Bhavan
in Khan Market in Delhi on Saturday at eleven am.
Other members of the Space Commission are
TKA Nair, KM Chandrasekhar, SS Menon,
Sushma Nath, R Gopalan and other three permanent members of 
Space Commission.

PMO is concerned about negative publicity it is getting from 
TV and print media. And parliament session is to commence
from February 21, To defuse the tension, the Government ordered
Space Commission to cancel the deal, 


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