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Donald Trump to residents in Irma's path: 'Just get out of its way'

President Donald Trump has urged any US residents still in Hurricane Irma's path to "just get out of its way" and not worry about possessions, as he monitored the powerful storm's advance on Florida from the secluded Camp David presidential retreat.

Reshuffle done on basis of performance analysis: Arun Jaitley

Reshuffle done on basis of performance analysis: Arun Jaitley

Jaitley, who retained the finance and corporate affairs portfolio, said the prime minister has laid down "certainly a high standard of accountability in governance".

JD(U) downplays Lalu Yadav's flak, says rejig was a non-NDA affair

JD(U) downplays Lalu Yadav's flak, says rejig was a non-NDA affair

"This was a reshuffle, amid the BJP and it is the Prime Minister`s prerogative to handle his Cabinet. It was the BJP`s internal reshuffle and not the NDA`s, so we would not like to comment on it," said Tyagi.

Cabinet approves India-Israel Industrial R&D, Innovation fund

Cabinet approves India-Israel Industrial R&D, Innovation fund

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Israel on " India-Israel Industrial R&D and Technological Innovation Fund (I4F)". The MoU was concluded in July this year.

Two 'dead wood' IPS officers sacked in Chhattisgarh

The performance of both the DIG-rank officers were reviewed after completion of their 15 years in service and they were found to be unfit to continue, the official said.

Donate land for a government job: Meghalaya CM Mukula Sangma

The Meghalaya cabinet has approved a proposal to provide government jobs to people who donate land for various developmental projects, Chief Minister Mukula Sangma has announced.

A maverick at home, Japan's Taro Kono set for softer diplomatic approach abroad

A maverick at home, Japan's Taro Kono set for softer diplomatic approach abroad

Taro Kono, 54, is the son of former chief cabinet secretary Yohei Kono, who wrote a landmark 1993 apology to "comfort women" who were forced to work in Japanese wartime military brothels.

 

Taro Aso reappointed as Japanese finance minister, new foreign minister named

Taro Aso reappointed as Japanese finance minister, new foreign minister named

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe also re-appointed Hiroshige Seko as trade minister, but named Taro Kono to the foreign ministry post and former defence minister Itsunori Onodera to the defence portfolio.

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to launch new cabinet after scandals

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to launch new cabinet after scandals

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday was set to announce new defence and foreign ministers as part of a cabinet revamp he hopes will stem a decline in public support after a series of scandals and missteps.

Kerala JD-U rebels against Nitish for aligning with BJP

Party leader Varghese George said in the Kerala capital that he and his colleagues do not approve of Nitish Kumar`s move.

Japan PM Shinzo Abe to reshuffle cabinet as support plunges to lowest since 2012

Japan PM Shinzo Abe to reshuffle cabinet as support plunges to lowest since 2012

Last week's loss, delivered by a novice political group, spotlights Abe's potential vulnerability after nearly five years in power, with many blaming voter perceptions of arrogance on his part and that of his powerful Chief Cabinet Secretary, Yoshihide Suga.

Cabinet clears six-laning of Chakeri-Allahabad highway

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Wednesday approved six-laning of Chakeri-Allahabad section of National Highway-2 (NH-2) in Uttar Pradesh.

Govt looking at all options for Air India's revival including privatisation: Jayant Sinha

Govt looking at all options for Air India's revival including privatisation: Jayant Sinha

The debt-laden Air India is staying afloat on taxpayers' money and the government is looking at all options for its revival, including privatisation.

Japan PM Shinzo Abe to reshuffle cabinet as ratings slump: Media

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will likely reshuffle his cabinet to try to bolster ratings battered by suspicions that he helped a friend get favoured treatment for his business, media reported on Monday.

Cabinet approves hike in sugarcane fair price by Rs 25 per quintal for 2017-18

Cabinet approves hike in sugarcane fair price by Rs 25 per quintal for 2017-18

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Wednesday approved hike in sugarcane fair price by Rs 25 per quintal for 2017-18.

Cabinet approves abolition of 25-year-old Foreign Investment Promotion Board

Cabinet approves abolition of 25-year-old Foreign Investment Promotion Board

The FIPB was initially constituted under the Prime Minister's Office in the wake of economic liberalisation in the early 1990s.

10 ministers inducted in Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik's cabinet

Ten ministers including six new faces from the Biju Janta Dal (BJD) party were inducted into the cabinet of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik-led Odisha government on Sunday.

Cabinet approves leave encashment for soldiers

Cabinet approves leave encashment for soldiers

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved leave encashment for soldiers who were killed in action or were invalidated out of service between 1991 and 1999, an official here said.

Cabinet approves Election Commission's proposal to buy VVPAT machines

Cabinet approves Election Commission's proposal to buy VVPAT machines

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday gave its nod to the Election Commission proposal to buy Electronic Voting Machines with paper trail, informed sources said.

Govt approves setting up of Rail Development Authority to fix rail fares

Govt approves setting up of Rail Development Authority to fix rail fares

The Cabinet on Thursday approved the formation of an independent rail regulatory authority to determine tariffs ensuring fair play and level playing field for private players keen on investment in the railways.