1) Kolkata Knight Riders won IPL 2014: Kolkata Knight Riders celebrated their second Indian Premier League triumph in grand style following their three-wicket victory over Kings XI Punjab in the final in Bangalore, on Sunday. This was Kolkata's second IPL triumph, following their victory in the fifth edition in 2012. They join Chennai Super Kings as the only two teams to have won the IPL twice. KKR’s second title triumph — a three-wicket victory — was all about Bangalore lad Manish Pandey anchoring the chase and the tail holding its nerve. Chasing Kings XI’s 199 for four, KKR scored 200 for seven in 19.3 overs.
2) Cabinet Secretary Ajit Seth gets six-month extension: Cabinet Secretary Ajit Seth, who is due to retire on June 14, was given a six-month extension in service, the second time he has got it in the top bureaucratic post. The extension of Seth, 62, was approved by Appointments Committee of the Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The government has approved extension of Seth as Cabinet Secretary for a period of six months with effect from June 14 or till further orders, whichever is earlier, an official notification said. Seth, a 1974-batch IAS officer of Uttar Pradesh cadre, had taken over as Cabinet Secretary on June 14, 2011 with a fixed tenure upto June 14, 2013. The UPA government had extended his tenure by a year.
3) PMO India Facebook page gets over million 'likes' in four days: In just about four days of its launch, the official Facebook page of the Prime Minister's Office has attracted over 1.1 million 'likes'. The cover photo on the Facebook page of PMO India shows 63-yead-old Narendra Modi at work. He is an avid user of the social media. In the account, the PMO has posted several pictures including those of the prominent visitors greeting the new Prime Minister. Apart from the pictures, the Prime Minister's message on the occasion of 'World No Tobacco day' is in the page. It has got thousands of 'likes', besdies hundreds of comments and suggestions.