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Top headlines: COAI comes to telcos' aid on AGR, coronavirus case in India

From the first confirmed case of coronavirus in India to COAI seeking more time for telcos for payment of dues, here are the day's top headlines

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India confirms first case of coronavirus; patient in Kerala 'stable'
India confirmed on Thursday its first case of coronavirus infection, isolating a male patient in the southern state of Kerala. The patient studied in Wuhan University in China and he "his stable at the moment and is being closely monitored," said a government press release. Read more

AGR: COAI urges govt to offer telcos 10-15 years for settlement of dues
Industry body COAI is pitching for a 10-15 year payment schedule for telecom companies to pay their past statutory dues, beginning with part-payment upfront and a two-year moratorium. Read more

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First Published: Jan 30 2020 | 4:24 PM IST

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