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Who is Sirisena? Man who escaped LTTE attack, eliminated Tigers, to rule Sri Lanka now

Maithripala Sirisena, elected to govern Sri Lanka, was once jailed for alleged links to leftwing Sinhalese rebels who almost ousted the government in 1971. He remained in prison for 15 months. And if luck had not been on his side, Sirisena might have been assassinated by the Tamil Tigers who attacked his convoy in a suburb in 2008, leaving one ...

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KCR Expands Telangana Cabinet, 6 More Ministers Sworn-in

The Telangana cabinet was expanded with the induction of six more ministers in Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) ministry headed by K Chandrashekhar Rao (KCR). Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan administered oath of office and secrecy to the new ministers who include T. Srinivas Yadav, who resigned from Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and also as a member of Telangana assembly a couple of ...

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Devendra Fadnavis Sworn-in Maharashtra CM – Ceremony Sidelights on Shiv Sena, Venue, Size

Mumbai, Oct 31 (IANS) The swearing-in of Devendra Fadnavis as the chief minister of the first BJP government of Maharashtra was a festive occasion in Mumbai at Wankhede Stadium with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP President Amit Shah and Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray present. There were over two dozen boats in the Arabian Sea with giant lotuses on them, ...

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Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav, Other MLAs may Boycott Fadnavis Swearing-in Ceremony

Mumbai, Oct 31 (IANS) The Shiv Sena Friday announced a complete boycott of the swearing-in ceremony of the first BJP government in Maharashtra, scheduled later in the day. In a front-page statement in the party mouthpiece, Saamana and Dopahar ka Saamana, the party said that no legislator, parliamentarian or other officials shall take part in the oath taking ceremony of ...

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South Africa’s Jacob Zuma Begins Second Innings as President

South African President Jacob Zuma was sworn in on Saturday for his second term of five years at a ceremony attended by hundreds of foreign dignitaries. Born Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma on 12 April 1942, the man who succeeded anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela, belongs to KwaNxamalala in Nkandla, northern KwaZulu-Natal. His early political consciousness was shaped by his cousin Muntukabongwa Zuma, ...

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Pakistan PM Sharif Agrees Invitation to Attend Modi Swearing-in Monday

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has accepted the invitation of PM-elect Narendra Modi to attend the swearing-in ceremony in New Delhi on May 26, Monday in a gesture that would soothen the ties amid border firings and ceasefire violations. Another development that has seen Modi’s ascesion to power in India saw the most-wanted underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, who has shifted ...

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