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Major News and Events of 09 June 2014

What Happened on 09 June 2014

Top officials held for two hours for unconvincing answer by Congress leaders in Delhi

As the heat waves are getting intense so does the condition of water and power crisis in the capital. Chief Secretary S.K. Srivastava, Power secretary Arun Goel and Urban Development Secretary Rajendra Kumar were kept in captivity by Congress members led by its Delhi unit chief Arvinder Singh Lovely. They were released after getting a written assurance to improve the situation. Leaders came to meet Srivastava over the issue of water and power crisis but were not convinced with the explanation. So they hold them for two hours.

India lost hockey match against Australia by 0-4

India’s dream in the FIH Hockey World Cup has been shattered after a defeat of 0-4 by champions Australia at the Kyocera Stadium. India did not play well in the first half of the match but bounced back with confidence in the second half. With this they were only able to control the further damage of 0-4. A brace was struck by Chris Ciriello and a goal each by Kieran Govers and Jeremy Hayward of Australia.

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