Hamid Karzai: He has been re-elected as the President of Afghanistan.
Herman Van Rompuy: Prime Minister of Belgium, he has been appointed as the first President of European union (EU).
J. B. Patnaik: Former Odissa (Orissa) Chief Minister, he has been appointed as the Governor of Assam.
D.Y. Patil: Noted educationalist from Maharashtra, he has been appointed as the Governor of Tripura.
Kamla Beniwal: She has been appointed as the Governor of Gujarat.
Subir Gokarn: Chief economist (Asia-Pacific) of global rating agency Standard & Poor, he has been appointed as the Deputy Governor of Reserve Bank of India (RBI).
Anil Kakodar: Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) of India.