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Major News and Events of 08 June 2014

What Happened on 08 June 2014

N Chandrababu Naidu chief minister of new Andhra Pradesh

Telugu Desam Party (TDP) President N Chandrababu Naidu has took an oath as the chief minister of new Andhra Pradesh. The oath was administered by Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan near Guntur town. The swearing in ceremony was attended by many dignitaries like senior leader of BJP L.K. Advani, union ministers, leaders of many other political parties and chief minister of Punjab, Rajasthan, Goa, Gujarat and Nagaland.   

Indian hockey team is ready for a match against Australia

The Indian hockey team is ready to play a match against current World Cup Group A toppers Australia at the Kyocera Stadium on Monday. India won its first match of the tournament against Malaysia on Saturday. As per media report, Indian hockey team captain Sardar Singh said that winning a match against Malaysia has motivated the team and brought a positivity in the dressing room. Chief coach Terry Walsh said that the focus will now be on scoring goals and working on last minutes of the match.

Power companies to declare power cut schedule – Jung

Delhi Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung in a statement directed the power companies to declare a schedule of power cut in the capital to people and asked to cut power supply to malls only after 10 pm. As per media report peak load time is between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. and from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. Energy will be conserved by switching off the high mast halogen lamps in the streets during peak hours. In a meeting power condition has been reviewed and several measures will be adopted to improve the condition.

Mahatma Gandhi's statue in England defaced

Mahatma Gandhi’s statue in Leicester, Britain has been defaced and etched with slogans "Never forget 84" and "We want justice #84"pointing anti-Sikh violence in India by unidentified persons. The slogans have been engraved on the base of the statue in large font.  As per media report the slogans have been removed on the bronze statue and investigation has been initiated by the Police as the act has been regarded as criminal damage. Act of vandalism has received criticism from all.

AAP to undergo restructuring

Internal conflicts and poor performance in Lok Sabha elections have made the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) to realize that something is seriously wrong with structuring of the organization. Former Delhi chief minister and party chief Arvind Kejriwal had earlier said that everything is perfectly fine but organization will undergo restructuring. In a recent national executive meeting of the AAP, party members have rejected the resignation of senior leaders Yogendra Yadav and Shazia Ilmi. As per media report the matter will be sorted in a cordial manner without playing a blame game.

BJP MP Hema Malini wrote to PM to include Yamuna in Ganga cleaning mission

A veteran actress and BJP MP from Mathura Hema Malini wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to draw his attention towards the condition of Yamuna River and its cleaning along with a mission to clean River Ganga. She made a special mention of Yamuna River flowing in her constituency Mathura. As per media report Modi is showing keen interest in cleaning all the rivers of India and gave assurance of speedy work. Hema Malini thanked all the voters of Mathura and promised to complete the pending projects to initiate development of Mathura.

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