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Hamas PM reshuffles cabinet


September 3rd, 2012 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Gaza, Spe 2 (IANS) Gaza's Hamas Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh Sunday reshuffled his cabinet, replacing seven ministers.The new reshuffle included the ministers of agriculture, housing, finance, health, Islamic endowment, ... Read more...

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Patnaik reshuffles ministry, drops five (Lead)


August 2nd, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 2 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Thursday dropped five ministers and inducted nine in his council ministers.With this, the number of ministers (including the chief minister) ... Read more...

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Naveen Patnaik to expand ministry


August 2nd, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 2 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Thursday hinted at an expansion of his ministry."The ministry expansion will take place today (Thursday). The new ministers will be sworn ... Read more...

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Armenian president dissolves government


May 31st, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan Thursday signed a decree to dissolve government following the election of a new parliament. The dissolution followed the first session of ... Read more...

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11 new ministers inducted in Pakistan (Lead)


April 13th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 13 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani expanded his council of ministers Friday with the induction of 11 new faces.President Asif Ali Zardari administered the oath ... Read more...

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Pakistan cabinet may be reshuffled, expanded


April 13th, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 13 (IANS) Pakistan's federal cabinet is expected to be reshuffled and expanded within the next few days, a media report said Friday.As many as 4-5 new ministers could ... Read more...

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Chandy inducts two new ministers, shuffles portfolios (Lead)


April 12th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 12 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Thursday added two more ministers to his cabinet, taking the total strength to 21, and shuffled some key portfolios, including home.The ... Read more...

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Parrikar inducts six new ministers in Goa


April 8th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 8 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar inducted six new ministers in his cabinet at a ceremony at Raj Bhavan Sunday.Goa Governor K. Sankaranarayanan administered the oath ... Read more...

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BSP joins Uttarakhand government


March 20th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun, March 20 (IANS) Ten new ministers were added to the Vijay Bahuguna-led Congress government Tuesday. The swearing-in of the ministers was held at the Ambdekar Stadium at the ... Read more...

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Rebellion peters out in Uttarakhand Congress


March 20th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun, March 20 (IANS) The week-long crisis in Uttarakhand following the coronation of Vijay Bahuguna as chief minister finally seems to be easing out with senior Congress leaders Tuesday ... Read more...

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Arrest Nasheed: Maldives court


February 9th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Feb 9 (IANS) A court in Maldives Thursday ordered the arrest of ousted president Mohamed Nasheed and former defence minister, a media report said.The Criminal Court ordered the arrest ... Read more...

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Army colonel is new Maldives defence minister


February 9th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Feb 9 (IANS) In a bid to shore up his power, new Maldives President Mohamed Waheed has appointed two new ministers including an army colonel who will be the ... Read more...

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Andhra cabinet to be expanded


February 6th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 6 (IANS) For the second time in less than three weeks, the Andhra Pradesh cabinet is set to be expanded Tuesday evening with the induction of three ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa drops two ministers, inducts two


January 27th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 26 (IANS) In a reshuffle on Republic Day, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa dropped two cabinet ministers and inducted two new ministers while reallocating a senior minister's ... Read more...

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New Andhra ministers get portfolios


January 20th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 20 (IANS) The deadlock over portfolios to the two new cabinet ministers in Andhra Pradesh was resolved Friday after the erstwhile Praja Rajyam Party (PRP) agreed to ... Read more...

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Two PRP leaders to be inducted in Andhra cabinet


January 18th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 18 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh cabinet will be expanded Thursday with the induction of two legislators of the erstwhile Praja Rajyam Party (PRP), which has merged with ... Read more...

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Congress-Trinamool feud escalates after Bengal reshuffle (Lead)


January 17th, 2012 - 1:34 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANS) Nearly eight months into her stint, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday inducted two new ministers and reshuffled of portfolios, triggering shrill protests from ... Read more...

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Mamata inducts two new ministers


January 16th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 16 (IANS) The nearly eight-month-old Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal ministry was expanded Monday with the induction of two ministers of state amid mounting criticism of her government's ... Read more...

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A couple of ministers not cooperating, says Mamata


December 15th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 15 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has said she was not getting cooperation from a couple of her ministerial colleagues. But she said she would ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu cabinet reshuffled, two dropped


December 10th, 2011 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 9 (IANS) In another reshuffle of her cabinet within a month, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa Friday inducted two ministers and dropped two.According to a statement from Governor ... Read more...

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Six new Rajasthan ministers take oath


November 16th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Nov 16 (IANS) A day after all Rajasthan ministers resigned ahead of a cabinet reshuffle, six new ministers took oath of office at a ceremony at Raj Bhawan ... Read more...

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Major reshuffle in Tamil Nadu cabinet


November 4th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 4 (IANS) In a major reshuffle of her cabinet Friday, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa dropped six ministers and inducted as many new faces into her cabinet.According ... Read more...

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Tibetan cabinet blend of old, new faces


September 16th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Sep 16 (IANS) The Tibetan government-in-exile, headed by new Prime Minister Lobsang Sangay, Friday announced a six-member cabinet, which is a blend of old and new faces. An official spokesperson ... Read more...

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Will 13 prove lucky for Nepal’s new PM?


September 5th, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 5 (IANS) The chief of Nepal's ruling Maoist party, Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda, Monday publicly threw his weight behind his deputy and new Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai, a ... Read more...

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Reddy brothers miss the bus again, boycott swearing-in


August 11th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 11 (IANS) The mining barons Reddy brothers Thursday boycotted the swearing-in of five new ministers as they again failed to secure berths either for themslves or ... Read more...

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Five more inducted in Gowda ministry in Karnataka (Lead)


August 11th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 11 (IANS) Five more ministers were inducted in the D.V. Sadananda Gowda ministry Thursday, taking the strength of the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) second government in Karnataka ... Read more...

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Karnataka ministry expansion Monday evening (Lead)


August 8th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 8 (IANS) Four days after D.V. Sadananda Gowda took oath as Karnataka chief minister succeeding scam-hit B.S. Yeddyurappa, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ministry in the state ... Read more...

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Aug 13 to decide Nepal PM’s fate


August 2nd, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 2 (IANS) Though he survived a threat by his largest ally, the Maoists, to withdraw support to his five-month-old government, reprieved Nepal Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal now ... Read more...

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Nepali PM Khanal vows to step down if peace process doesn’t progress


August 2nd, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by BNO News
KATHMANDU (BNO NEWS) -- Nepali Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal said on Monday that he will step down if the government fails to make concrete progress in the peace process by August ... Read more...

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Nepal faces crisis as Maoists decide to recall ministers


July 30th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 30 (IANS) Nepal's five-month-old government faces another acid test this weekend. Its biggest ally, the Maoists, announced withdrawal of their ministers Saturday and gave the beleaguered ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa not to pick his successor


July 30th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 30 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday ruled out allowing scam-hit Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa to pick his successor, even as it continued efforts to ... Read more...

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Tie-up with Congress stays but no new ministers: DMK (Fourth Lead)


July 25th, 2011 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, July 24 (IANS) The DMK Sunday announced it would not nominate representatives for berths in the union cabinet left vacant after its tainted ministers resigned, but the alliance with the ... Read more...

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Tie-up with Congress stays but no new ministers: DMK (Third Lead)


July 24th, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, July 24 (IANS) The DMK Sunday announced it would not nominate representatives for berths in the union cabinet left vacant after its tainted ministers resigned, but the alliance with ... Read more...

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Patil accepts Kamat’s resignation; Ramesh given additional charge (Lead)


July 14th, 2011 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Wednesday accepted the resignation of Gurudas Kamat from the union Council of Ministers and assigned additional charge of the Ministry of ... Read more...

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PM accepts Kamat’s resignation


July 13th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday accepted the resignation of Gurudas Kamat a day after the Congress leader declined to accept his new portfolio of ... Read more...

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