Four new ministers take oath in Goa Cabinet Reshuffle: Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Saturday reshuffled his Cabinet replacing four ministers. The four new ministers, who took oath as ministers at Raj Bhawan included Chandrakant Kavlekekar, Michael Lobo, Jennifer Monserrate, and Philip Neri Rodriguez.
President attends special convocation of Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University: President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday attended the special convocation of Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University in Chennai. President Kovind conferred LL.D. (Honoris Causa) on Justice Sathasivam, Governor of Kerala & former Chief Justice of India; Justice Bobde, Judge, Supreme Court of India; and Justice Tahilramani, Chief Justice of Madras High Court.
Cabinet resignation: Goa Deputy Speaker Michael Lobo, resigns from post: Deputy Speaker of Goa Assembly Michael Lobo on Saturday resigned from the post, paving the way for his induction into the Pramod Sawant-led cabinet.
Prasar Bharati chief slams Indian magazine editor for ‘blatant’ anti-India presentation at global meet: Prasar Bharati Chairman Dr. A Surya Prakash has slammed the editor of an Indian magazine for his “blatant” anti-India presentation during a session on ‘Religion and the Media’ at the Global Conference for Media Freedom in London, saying many of his statements were “false” and “inaccurate”.
At least 25 injured as quake rocks southern Philippines: Twenty-five people were injured and several homes, churches and other buildings damaged on Saturday when an earthquake sent terrified residents of the southern Philippines fleeing their homes before dawn, police said.
Sri Lanka PM not afraid to testify before the PSC probing Easter Sunday attacks: Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has said that he will testify before the Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) appointed to inquire into the Easter Sunday attacks.
Report: USD 5 bn US fine set for Facebook on privacy probe: US regulators have approved a USD 5 billion penalty to be levied on Facebook to settle a probe into the social network’s privacy and data protection lapses, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday.