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Mines Ministry suspends NALCO chief Abhay Kumar Srivastava
Union Mines Ministry on Saturday suspended National Aluminium Company Ltd (NALCO) Chairman and Managing Director Abhay Kumar Srivastava, who is in Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) custody till March 3 in a bribery case. ANI

Pranab Mukherjee releases Rs.150 commemorative coin
Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday released the commemorative coins in denomination of Rs.150 and Rs.5 to mark the completion of year long celebrations of 150 years of Income Tax collections. ANI

Ex-CJI's three kins found in possession of black money: Income Tax department
Former Chief Justice of India (CJI) K.G. Balakrishnan's family members are in possession of wealth disproportionate to their known sources of income, Income Tax Director General (Investigation) of Kochi, E.T. Lukose, said on Saturday. ANI

'State fund for election is possible', says Moily
Union Law Minister Veerappa Moily on Saturday said that his ministry has a proposal on state funding of election and plans to go for a national consultation on it. ANI

Sadhvi Pragya arrested in Sunil Joshi murder case
Madhya Pradesh police have arrested Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, one of the prime accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case, in connection with the murder of Sunil Joshi, a suspect in the Samjhauta Express blast case. ANI

Negative response from Jammu and Kashmir separatists, says chief interlocutor
Journalist Dileep Padgaonkar, who is heading the team of interlocutors on Jammu and Kashmir appointed by the Central Government, on Saturday said that the response from the separatists was negative so far. ANI

Tourists in Kashmir complain of poor infrastructure facilities.
Tourists in Jammu and Kashmir have complained about poor infrastructure facilities at Tata Pani, a hot water spring. ANI

NCP suspends 'rapist' Maharashtra lawmaker
The Maharashtra unit of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) has suspended party MLA Dilip Wagh for his alleged role in a rape case. ANI

Osmania University revises exam schedule following student protests
Authorities of Osmania University convened a meeting to review the academic calendar for the ongoing semester and the examination schedule for undergraduate and postgraduate courses because of student protests. ANI

Adolescent Indian girls most vulnerable: UNICEF report
With the highest adolescent population in India, the real challenge for the nation is to provide nutrition, health and education in this segment, especially for girls, according to a UNICEF report. ANI

SRF Board Approves Rs. 665 cr Capex Projects, Interim Dividend and Buy Back
-- greenfield project in South Africa; second overseas packaging film plant -- second chemical plant at a new site in India to manufacture HFC-134a/ HFC 125 -- second interim dividend of Rs. 7 per share -- buy back of shares up to Rs. 380 per share not exceeding Rs. 90 cr SRF Board today approved expansion projects worth Rs Business Wire India

Aquatech India 2011 Brings in New Technologies for Processed Water & WASTE WATER Management
Aquatech India 2011- A premier exhibition on water industry dealing in waste water management, drinking water and other water related activities is scheduled from 2nd – 4th March in Bombay Exhibition Centre, Goregaon, Mumbai, India Business Wire India

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