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SC grants bail to 5 corporate honchos
Relief for Raja, Kanimozhi, other accused soon
New Delhi, November 23
The Supreme Court today granted bail to five top executives involved in the 2G scam, raising the possibility of similar relief for former Telecom Minister A Raja, DMK MP Kanimozhi and 10 other accused cooling their heels in Tihar Jail here for more than six months. Unitech Limited MD Sanjay Chandra, Swan Telecom Director Vinod Goenka and Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (ADAG) executives Hari Nair, Gautam Doshi and Surendra Pipara walked out of prison later in the evening.

Cyrus Mistry named Ratan Tata�s successor
To take over in December 2012
Mumbai/New Delhi, November 23
Cyrus P MistryTata Sons today announced the successor to Ratan Tata and named Shapoorji Pallonji Group Managing Director Cyrus P Mistry (43) as the head of over USD 80 billion conglomerate Tata Group. The 43-year-old Mistry,the son of Pallonji Mistry, Chairman of the Shapoorji Pallonji Group that holds 18 per cent stake in Tata Sons, will take over the reins when Tata retires in December, 2012.

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BUDGET 2011-12
Railway Budget
Economic Survey

A Tribune Investigation

Punjab Public Transport

Punjab Public Transport
Badals, buses and public losses
How the Badals hijacked Punjab�s luxury bus business
How the transport policy was manipulated for private profit
Public losses, private profits
Silence of the lambs


NDA 60 Glorious Years
125 Years of The Tribune
India: The Tasks Ahead

New Year Special
2011 � Year of Reckoning

Yearend Special
2010 � The Year of Disquiet
Chandigarh skyline
in danger
Education Special
The Tribune Guide to Best Colleges

India pips China for key seat on UN body
New Delhi, November 23
India got the better of China in a direct contest between the two Asian giants at the United Nations General Assembly for the lone seat on the UN Joint Inspection Unit from the Asia-Pacific region.

Sitting, ex-MPs owe Rs 7 cr in phone bills
* Six sitting law-makers, 399 MPs on 10-page defaulter list
* RS ex-MP Janardhan Yadav on top with Rs 22 lakh dues
New Delhi, November 23
Parliamentarians, who can be role models for countrymen by espousing good values, can at times be the worst violators of rules and regulations, taking undue advantage of their powerful posts and position. An application by RTI activist Subhash Chandra Aggarwal reveals a long list of law-making MPs with mammoth telephone bills running into thousands, and even lakhs, pending against their names.

�Relief to telcos in �99 caused Rs 43,000-cr loss�
New Delhi, November 23
In a first-of-its-kind revelation that would give the Congress-led UPA government some foothold in the 2G Spectrum allocation scam, the Telecom Ministry has said the national exchequer lost over Rs 43,523 crore because of relief given to telecom companies by the BJP-led NDA government in 1999.












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Unseasonal fog continues to play havoc with train schedules
New Delhi, November 23
The unseasonal dense fog over northern part of the country continued to play havoc with the train schedules with a number of trains between Delhi and various cities in Haryana and Punjab, besides other states, being cancelled for an indefinite period.

Khalsa heritage memorial promises a visual delight
Anandpur Sahib, November 23
As it awaits to be inaugurated on Friday, the Khalsa Heritage Memorial Complex today provided a spectacular and breathtaking preview. The Boston-based designer of the complex, architect and urban planner Moshe Safdie, who is known for creating the Holocaust Memorial Museum in Jerusalem, has already arrived for the inauguration and so has Bobby Bedi, the filmmaker who has contributed audiovisuals.
�Tree of Light� and seven hand- embroidered panels depict the life and times of Guru Nanak Dev at the Khalsa Heritage Memorial Complex, Anandpur Sahib �Tree of Light� and seven hand- embroidered panels depict the life and times of Guru Nanak Dev at the Khalsa Heritage Memorial Complex, Anandpur Sahib. The complex will be inaugurated on Friday. Tribune photo: Vicky Gharu


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