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Government of Ireland

The Government of Ireland is the cabinet that exercises executive authority in Ireland. The Constitution of Ireland vests executive authority in a government, headed by the Taoiseach, the head of government; the government is composed of government ministers, all of whom must be members of the Irish parliament, called the Oireachtas. The Taoiseach must be nominated and approved by the Dáil Éireann, the house of representatives of the Oireachtas. Following the nomination of the Dáil, the President of Ireland appoints the Taoiseach to his/her role; the President appoints members of the government, including the Tánaiste, the deputy head of government, on nomination of the Taoiseach and their approval by the Dáil. The government is dependent upon the Oireachtas to pass primary legislation and as such, the government needs to command a majority in the Dáil in order to ensure support and confidence for budgets and government bills to pass; the Government is known as the cabinet. A general election took place on 8 February 2020.

The members of the 33rd Dáil met for the first time on 20 February 2020. Leo Varadkar, leader of Fine Gael was proposed as Taoiseach, was defeated, but no other candidate was nominated. Varadkar tendered his resignation to the president, but the members of the 31st Government continue to carry on their duties until their successors have been appointed. Varadkar took office on 14 June 2017. Fine Gael was the party with the highest number of seats in the Dáil. Varadkar's government was a minority government, comprising Fine Gael and independent members, in a confidence and supply arrangement with Fianna Fáil; the Tánaiste is Simon Coveney, the deputy leader of Fine Gael, who took office on 30 November 2017. Membership of the cabinet is regulated by Article 28 of the Constitution of Ireland and by the Ministers and Secretaries Acts 1924 to 2017; the Constitution requires the government to consist of between seven and fifteen members, all of whom must be a member of the Oireachtas. Since the formation of the 12th Government of Ireland in 1966, all Irish cabinets have been formed with the constitutional maximum of fifteen ministers.

The total sometimes falls below this number for brief periods following the resignation of individual ministers or the withdrawal of a party from a coalition. No more than two members of the cabinet may be members of Seanad Éireann. All other members of the cabinet must be members of the house of representatives; the Taoiseach, Tánaiste and Minister for Finance must be members of the Dáil. In practice, the members of the cabinet are invariably members of the Dáil. Since the adoption of the 1937 constitution, only two ministers have been appointed from the Seanad: Seán Moylan who served in 1957 as Minister for Agriculture and James Dooge who served as Minister for Foreign Affairs from 1981 to 1982. Joseph Connolly, a member of the Free State Seanad, had served in the Executive Council of the Irish Free State from 1932 to 1933 as Minister for Posts and Telegraphs, from 1933 to 1936 as Minister for Lands and Fisheries. Members of the government in charge of Department of State are designated Ministers of Government.

For distinction, Ministers of State — informally called junior ministers — are not members of the Government, but assist the Government Ministers in their Departments. A minister without portfolio may be appointed to the Government, not the head of a Department of State. Non-members have no voting rights at Cabinet but may otherwise participate and receive circulated cabinet papers on the same basis as a full member of Government. Votes are rare, with the cabinet following the Taoiseach or working by consensus; the Government is advised by the Attorney General, not formally a member of the Government, but who participates in cabinet meetings as part of their role as legal advisor to the Government. The Chief Whip is not a member of the Government. In addition, the Government can choose other Ministers of State; this person is informally known as a "super junior minister". Paul Kehoe, Mary Mitchell O'Connor and Finian McGrath are Ministers of State who attend cabinet. Trinity College Dublin law professor Oran Doyle has argued that this practice breaches cabinet confidentiality as required by the Constitution.

The Government continues in office until the nomination of a new Taoiseach by Dáil Éireann. This will either be after a general election, or after the nomination of a Taoiseach during the lifetime of a Dáil term; the Constitution allows a Dáil term of no more than seven years, but a shorter period may be specified by law. The Taoiseach must enjoy the confidence of Dáil Éireann to remain in office. If the Taoiseach ceases "to retain the support of a majority in Dáil Éireann", either Dáil Éireann must be dissolved or the Taoiseach must resign; this applies only in cases of a no-confidence vote or loss of supply, rather than a government bill being rejected. The President may refuse to grant a dissolution to a Taoiseach who does not enjoy the support of the Dáil, thus forcing the resignation of the Taoiseach; when the Taoiseach resigns, the entire Government is deemed to have resigned as a collective. However, in such a scenario, according to the Constitution, "the Taoiseach and the other members of the Government shall continue to carry on their duties until their successors shall have bee

Smeep Kang

Smeep Kang is a Punjabi actor, film producer and director. He graduated from Punjab University with a degree in Chemical Engineering, he is well known for directing the Punjabi comedy films Chak De Phatte, Carry On Jatta, Lucky Di Unlucky Story. Despite directing films such as Meri Vahuti Da Viyah, Chak De Phatte and Yaara o Dildaara, Smeep Kang rose to popularity as a director in 2012 with the comedy film Carry On Jatta, which became a Blockbuster, one of the highest-grossing Punjabi feature films of that year, he again teamed up with most of the cast of Carry On Jatta in 2013, with comedy film Lucky Di Unlucky Story. This film became a box office success. Following this, he directed Bhaji in Problem, which managed to do good business at the box office but wasn't as successful as his last two films. Smeep Kang on CinePunjab.com

TB/FC Suðuroy/Royn

TB/FC Suðuroy/Royn was a Faroese football club based in Trongisvágur. The team was a result of a merger between all three clubs from the island of Suðuroy: Tvøroyrar Bóltfelag, FC Suðuroy and Royn Hvalba; the agreement about the merger was so late that there was not enough time to find a new name and identity for the club, so the name was a combination of all three names of the clubs. The name was too long to use, so the media started to use the word Suðuroyarliðið instead, which means The team from Suðuroy and the supporters and the chairmen had agreed upon using the word Suðringar, which means People of Suðuroy; the team got off to a good start in the 2017 season. They had a new manager, the Scottish former international player Maurice Ross, they had bought three Norwegian players, they bought former FC Suðuroy player Jón Krosslá Poulsen and former TB Tvøroyri player Poul Ingason, who both had been playing for teams in the mid- and north-eastern part of the Faroe Islands and had decided to join the new team.

TB/FC Suðuroy/Royn won their first match, against ÍF Fuglafjørður. They have been number one or two from the beginning and at least until the first five rounds, after winning four and losing one match, gaining 12 points; the fifth match was against B36 Tórshavn, the Faroese champions in 2014 and 2015. The match was played on 23 April 2017 on their home field Við Stórá in Trongisvágur in snowy and windy weather. B36 scored the first two goals, but it turned in favour of the home team, who finished the game with a 3–2 victory. A team from the island Suðuroy didn't have such a successful start since TB in 1980. TB/FCS/Royn finished the 2017 season only in 8th place. In the following year they finished one position better, but the merger collapsed after the season ended. TB inherited its place in the top division, FC Suðuroy resumed play in 2. Deild and Royn in 3. Deild. TB.fo fcsuduroy.com Royn.fo Facebook-group

2013–14 3. Liga

The 2013–14 3. Liga was the sixth season of the 3. Liga, Germany's third-level football league; the league consisted of twenty teams: The teams placed fourth through seventeenth of the 2012–13 season, the worst two teams from the 2012–13 2nd Bundesliga, the three promoted teams the 2012–13 Fußball-Regionalliga and the losers of the relegation play-off between the 16th-placed 2nd Bundesliga team and the third-placed 3rd Liga team. At the end of the 2012–13 season, Karlsruher SC and Arminia Bielefeld were directly promoted to the 2013–14 2nd Bundesliga. Karlsruhe made an immediate return to the 2nd Bundesliga after being relegated in 2011–12. Bielefeld returned to the 2nd Bundesliga after two seasons in the third tier; the two promoted teams were to be replaced by Jahn Regensburg and SV Sandhausen, who finished in the bottom two places of the 2012–13 2nd Bundesliga table and thus were to be directly relegated. Both Regensburg and Sandhausen were to be relegated after cameo appearances in the 2nd Bundesliga.

However, MSV Duisburg were relegated. Sandhausen were given the free place in the 2nd Bundesliga. At the other end of the table, Alemannia Aachen, SV Babelsberg 03 and SV Darmstadt 98 were to be relegated to the 2013–14 Regionalliga. Babelsberg would be going to the Regionalliga North-East and Darmstadt were supposed to be relegated to the Regionalliga South-West. However, Kickers Offenbach were denied the license for the 3rd League and Darmstadt were instead allowed to stay in the 3rd League. Offenbach relegated to the Regionalliga South-West; the three relegated teams were replaced by the three winners of the 2012–13 Regionalliga promotion playoffs. RB Leipzig from the North-Eastern division and SV Elversberg from the South-Western Division are playing their debut seasons in the 3rd Liga, while Holstein Kiel from the Northern division returned to the national level of football after three seasons in the fourth tier Regionalliga. A further place in the league was available via a two-legged play-off between third-placed 2012–13 3rd Liga team VfL Osnabrück and 16th-placed 2012–13 2.

Bundesliga sides Dynamo Dresden. The tie saw Dresden remain in the 2nd Bundesliga; as of 10 May 2014 The following players were named as player of the month throughout the season. August: Kingsley Onuegbu September: Michael Ratajczak October: Odisseas Vlachodimos November: Leonhard Haas December: David Blacha February: Francky Sembolo March: Michael Gardawski 3rd Liga on DFB page

Șoldănești District

Șoldănești is a district in the north-east of Moldova, with the administrative center at Șoldănești. As of 1 January 2011, its population was 43,300. Localities with the earliest documentary attestation are Dobrusa, Olişcani, Răspopeni, Salcia are certified in period 1437–1448. In the 16th–18th centuries, continued economic development and has been a marked increase in the population. Since late 18th and early 19th century, the region's economic decay occurs as a result of the constant wars led by Poland, the Ottoman Empire and Russian Empire for influence in the region. In 1812 Treaty of Bucharest divides Basarabia from the Principality of Moldova, the first being ceded to Russia. In 1918, after the collapse of the Russian Empire, Basarabia decide union with the motherland Romania, during this period district, is part of Soroca County. Basarabia is again busy this time of the USSR after the Molotov-Ribbentrop Treaty. In 1991 as a result of the proclamation of Independence of Moldova, part of the Soroca County, in 2003 became administrative unit of Moldova.

Soldanesti district is located in north-eastern of Moldova, is the neighborhood north and west Florești District, in the north-east Camenca District, in east Rîbnița District, south Telenești and Rezina districts. The territory is located within the Plateau of Nistru, the relief is moderately and represented by plateaus, low hills and dales wide and hilly interfluvial shaped strings. Sometimes come across isolated dome-shaped hills. On the plateau are widespread erosion and landslides. In the district high fertility soils are characterized by prevalent in typical chernozem and carbonated ordinary and brown soil of forest closed. Average reliability of the soil according to the Land Register of the Republic of Moldova is 74-point average of districts of 63 points. Maximum altitude in district is the hill Zahorna, with 338 meters; the climate is temperate continental, average temperature of January −4.50 °C, 21.00 °C in July, the average annual precipitation is 500–560 mm. Average wind speed 4–6 m\s.

The fauna of the district is typical of Central Europe is characterized by: foxes, hares, wild boars, deer and wolves. Of birds there are: quail, hawks, crows and others. Forests occupy 19.3% of the district and are complemented by oak, lime, hornbeam and others. Plants include: nettle, clover, wormwood and others; the main mineral resources located in the district stands metallic resources, most of the stock is near the Mihuleni – limestone. Olişcani deposits – gravel. Soldanesti, Olişcani, Vadul Raşcov – clay. Alcedar, Dobruşa, Răspopeni – sand; the district is located in the Nistru River basin, the river Ciorna is the main river in the district. You meet many sources of drinking water, groundwater is at depths between 0.5 m and 10–15 m. Localities: 33 Administrative center: Soldanesti Cities: Soldanesti Villages: 10 Communes: 22 1 January 2012 the district population was 43,000 of which 17.5% urban and 82.5% rural population. Births: 536 Deaths: 720 Growth Rate: -184 Christians – 98.9% Orthodox Christians – 98.2% Protestant – 0.7% Seventh-day Adventists – 0.3% Pentecostals – 0.2% Baptists – 0.1 Evangelicals – 0.1% Other – 0.8% No Religion – 0.3% Being a predominantly agricultural district, the main efforts are focused on supporting and developing priority directions of agriculture.

Arable land constitutes – 32 351 ha, perennial plantations – 3544 ha, pastures – 4761 ha. Industrial enterprises of all types of ownership manufactured in January–September 2010 production of 6.846 million lei worth at current prices. The volume index of industrial production from January–September 2009 was 96.6%. In district 31 educational institutions working with a number of 5242 students. In educational institutions operating in the district 509 teachers. Preschool – 28, children in kindergarten – 1458, teachers – 152. Soldanesti district is a district with a preponderance of right-wing parties. AEI get good results here. During 2001–2009, the district was a predominantly communist. District is one of the founding members of Euroregion Dniester. During the last three elections AEI had an increase of 76.6% The district works: amateur artistic groups – 124, of which 13 bands as "model", public libraries – 34 of them five children, schools of music – 2, the school district fine arts – 1. 82 craftsmen working in the district of its four members of the craftsmen.

Works: a hospital with general fund of 135 beds, the center of family doctor in the composition of which are 12 family physician offices, 3 health centers, two health centers and 7 autonomous health offices. Andrei Lupan – Writer and chairman of Moldovan Writers' Union. Dumitru Matcovschi – Writer and member of the Academy of Sciences of Moldova, He was a founder of the Popular Front of Moldova Mihai Volontir – Actor Simeon G. MurafaPolitician and director of the newspaper Cuvânt moldovenesc Teofil Ioncu – Basarabian politician

2015–16 Oman First Division League

The 2015-16 Oman First Division League is the 40th edition of the second-highest division overall football league in Oman. The season began on 1 October 2015 and concluded on 22 April 2016. Muscat Club are the defending champions, having won their first title in the previous 2014–15 season. At the end of the 9th round in the play-offs, on Friday, 15 April 2016, Al-Rustaq SC were crowned the champions of the 2015–16 Oman First Division League with one game to spare after a 1-0 win over Bowsher Club winning their first domestic title and hence earning promotion to the top flight for the first time in the club's history.. Al-Rustaq SC along with Oman Club and Ja'lan SC earned promotion to 2016–17 Oman Professional League. 3 top teams each from Group A and Group B advanced to the Play-offs stage. Each team in the Play-offs stage plays an away tie against the remaining 5 teams; the winners and the runners-up earn promotion to 2016-17 Oman Professional League and the second runners-up plays a Promotion Play-off against the 12th positioned team of the 2015–16 Oman Professional League.

On 20 February 2016, due to pitch invasion, the match between Al-Seeb Club and Bowsher Club was abandoned after second half with Bowsher leading 2-0. As of 2 May 2016 Ja'lan earned promotion to 2016–17 Oman Professional League after winning 3-2 on aggregate. Oman Football Association awarded the following awards for the 2015–16 Oman First Division League season. Top Scorer: Shawqi Al-Ruqadi Best Player: Essam Al-Barahi Best Goalkeeper: Mohammed Al-Busaidi Best Coach: Mustafa Suwaib Best Team Manager: Jasim Al-Hasani Fair Play Award: Al-Seeb Club 2015–16 Oman Professional League 2015–16 Oman Second Division League 2015–16 Sultan Qaboos Cup