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Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu gets Civil Aviation as additional portfolio

Commerce Min Prabhu to hold addl charge of Civil Aviation Ministry Suresh Prabhu to take charge of Civil Aviation Ministry along with his current portfolio
Orlando Vargas | 11 March, 2018, 04:54

Meanwhile Ashok Gajapathi Raju was handling the Ministry of Civil Aviation, Sujana Chowdary was minister of state for Science and Technology and Earth Services. After heading the Railways department for two years, Prabhu made a decision to relinquish the post in wake of a series of train derailment incidents. According to a Rashtrapathi Bhavan press release, the President directed that the work of the ministry of civil aviation be looked after by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

The President of #India Ram Nath Kovind today assigned Suresh Prabhu, Cabinet Minister for Commerce & Industries to take charge of the Union Ministry of Civil Aviation, in addition to his existing portfolio. Further while submitting their resignations to Prime Ministers, both the parliament members have briefed the reasons to Narendra Modi in a 10 minute meeting. The centre is under attack for failure in granting special category status to Andhra Pradesh.

Germany backs European Union decision to respond to U.S. steel tariffs-spokesman
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At the same event, David MacNaughton, Canada's ambassador to the US , said there is "no question" that NAFTA needs an "update". I'd say, 'We're prepared to proceed very, very fast. "He does understand the potential impacts it has on the economy".


Baylor men fall to West Virginia in Big 12 Tournament
The Bears struck first in the second half, with Omot and Maston hitting back-to-back layups and getting back within 29-27. The final sequence of the night was a fitting capper for Evans who struggled against the tough West Virginia defense.


The announcement came two days after P Ashok Gajapathi Raju stepped down as the Aviation Minister following the Telegu Desam Party's quitting the NDA government. In the cabinet reshuffle previous year, he was accorded the charge of Commerce and Industry, whereas, Railways was assigned to Piyush Goyal.

Following the Prabhu resign, Piyush Goyal was appointed as the Railways Minister. As Civil Aviation Minister, Prabhu's most pressing concern will be the disinvestment of national carrier Air India.

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