The Home Minister said there were intelligence inputs about possible terror attacks in Punjab and steps were taken which helped avert higher casualties.
The spectrum usage charge is levied annually as a percentage of revenue earned by telecom companies from telecom services. It varies between 3 to 8 percent.
Mohammed Ahmed Siddibappa, alias Yasin Bhatkal, was produced by NIA officials before the court of First Additional Metropolitan Session Judge here this afternoon amid tight security, which earlier sent him in judicial remand till October 17.
Terror struck the world renowned religious site of Bodh Gaya, Bihar in the early hours on Sunday as a series of nine explosions in and around the famous Mahabodhi temple left two monks injured.
The NIA team, headed by Inspector General of Police Sanjiv Kumar Singh, will investigate the circumstances leading to the attack and find out those Maoists who were involved in it, official sources said.
Italy today questioned in the Supreme Court NIA's jurisdiction to probe the case against its two marines for allegedly killing two Indian fishermen, a contention rejected by the government which assured the court that investigation will be completed in 60 days.
The investigators probing the Hyderabad blasts on Saturday recovered CCTV footage from the blast site that showed five men on cycles moving near the area.
At least 12 people are feared to have been killed in a series of explosions on Thursday evening which took place in Dilsukh Nagar bus stand area of Hyderabad.
Telecom companies interested in buying spectrum in the second round of auction beginning March 11 have being given over three weeks to register for participation.
Issuing recommendations for granting new telecom licences, Trai today asserted that it is the regulator's responsibility to propose guidelines and there is no provision in the law "to give concurrence" to the DoT's proposals.
Investigators trying to string together bits of evidence in the serial low-intensity blasts in the city have hit a hurdle as some CCTV cameras at the explosion sites have been found to be non-functional.
The judicial custody of two suspected terrorists, Wasim Akram Malik and Amir Abbas Dev, arrested by the NIA for their alleged roles in the terror attack at the Delhi High Court reception last September, was extended today till April 18 by a court here.
The Gujarat High Court on Thursday directed the Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI) to investigate the Ishrat Jahan alleged fake encounter case.
Five years after they were accused in the 2006 Malegaon blasts case, seven of the nine accused finally got bail and walked out of jail in Mumbai.