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EC gives nod for EGoM meeting on Delhi Metro

Election Commission (EC) has given a go-ahead to the government for the convening of a meeting of EGoM on issues related to Delhi Metro.

Mar 20, 2014, 00:53 AM IST

ONGC, OIL buy 10% govt stake in IOC

State-owned ONGC and Oil India Ltd (OIL) on Friday bought 10 percent government stake in Indian Oil Corp (IOC) for Rs 5,340 crore.

Mar 14, 2014, 15:26 PM IST

Ministers panel sets 5% usage charge for new spectrum

A ministerial panel on Monday fixed the spectrum usage charge (SUC) for new airwaves at 5 percent of the revenue of telecom operators in a bid to boost sales in the auction starting February 3.

Jan 27, 2014, 13:52 PM IST

Telecom Commission recommends 3 spectrum fee options to EGoM

The matter is crucial for the spectrum auction scheduled to start on February 3, from which the government expects to raise at least Rs 11,300 crore to curb the fiscal deficit.

Jan 25, 2014, 20:38 PM IST

Telecom Commission may take call on spectrum charge tomorrow

Inter-Ministerial panel Telecom Commission may take a call Saturday on long-pending issues, including the spectrum usage charge, that may decide the fate of the upcoming spectrum auction.

Jan 24, 2014, 17:16 PM IST

Telecom Commission to meet on Jan 25, EGoM on Jan 27

Eight telecom service providers, including 7 GSM operators have applied to participate in spectrum auction scheduled to start from February 3.

Jan 17, 2014, 22:38 PM IST

EGoM on IOC share sale to meet on Jan 9 to decide timing

"The EGoM was to happen on eighth but now I think it is happening on ninth. The schedule will be decided by EGoM," Moily said.

Jan 06, 2014, 22:36 PM IST

Telecom Commission likely to meet on January 7

The inter-ministerial body Telecom Commission (TC) is likely to meet on January 7 mainly to discuss proposal of levying uniform annual fee on spectrum usage across all players in the sector.

Jan 02, 2014, 13:52 PM IST

EGoM approves M&A guidelines for telecom sector

An Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) Tuesday approved the much-awaited Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) guidelines for the telecom sector.

Dec 03, 2013, 20:50 PM IST

Spectrum auction: EGoM accepts Telecom Commission recommendations

The inter-ministerial panel Telecom Commission has recommended to EGoM that reserve price for pan-India 1800 MHz spectrum be fixed 15 percent higher than Trai suggested rates.

Nov 22, 2013, 17:54 PM IST

NHPC to buy back govt shares, exchequer may get Rs 2,000 cr

In a first of its kind of disinvestment, state-run hydro power producer NHPC would buy back government shares which would yield the exchequer about Rs 2,000 crore.

Oct 27, 2013, 14:34 PM IST

Lower spectrum reserve price to reduce one-time payouts: ICRA

Besides, it estimates that the industry may gain Rs 800- 900 crore annually on account of Spectrum Usage Charges.

Sep 12, 2013, 18:53 PM IST

EGoM on gas to meet on August 14 on power plant allocation

The Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) may consider giving as much as 2 million standard cubic meters per day of gas to power plants this fiscal to generate about 480 MW of electricity, official sources said.

Aug 08, 2013, 18:13 PM IST

EGoM may give no significant gas to power sector this fiscal

The EGoM headed by Defence Minister A K Antony is to meet shortly to squeeze out some gas from current year output of 105 million standard cubic meters a day for the power plants.

Jul 28, 2013, 18:45 PM IST

EGoM on gas to meet on July 25

A high-powered ministerial panel will meet on Thursday to consider making available natural gas to fuel starved power plants from sources other than Reliance Industries' KG-D6 fields.

Jul 23, 2013, 12:49 PM IST

EGoM to decide on changing gas priority tomorrow

A high-powered ministerial panel will on Wednesday consider abolishing the priority ranking in natural gas allocation so that the fuel currently consumed by urea plants can also be diverted to fuel-starved power plants.

Jul 16, 2013, 18:18 PM IST

EGoM report on CBI unacceptable: Rudy

BJP on Monday said the EGoM`s submission to the Supreme Court on CBI autonomy was not acceptable to it.

Jul 01, 2013, 22:23 PM IST

EGoM on gas to meet on July 17

A high-powered ministerial panel is likely to meet on July 17 to consider abolishing the priority ranking in natural gas allocation so that fuel currently consumed by urea plants can also be diverted to fuel-starved power plants.

Jul 01, 2013, 16:06 PM IST

EGoM to decide on Hindustan Copper stake sale on Tuesday

"The meeting of the EGoM on disinvestment is scheduled to meet on July 2," an official said, adding that the stake sale would happen the day after.

Jun 30, 2013, 14:23 PM IST

EGoM to recommend spectrum price, revisit old norms today

The EGoM may also take a call on revision of conditions that were finalised by it for previous auctions.

Jun 26, 2013, 10:57 AM IST