Current Affairs, News & Facts of 02 Jun 2014

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  • Telanagana is born as the 29th state of India on June 2, 2014; Telugu Rashtra Samithi supremo Chandrasekhar Rao becomes its inaugural Chief Minister.  
    • ESL Narasimhan will serve as governor for both states; Telangana and residual Andhra Pradesh.
    • KC Rao led the movement for a separate state of Telangana since 2001 after breaking ranks with his former leader Chandrababu Naidu of TDP.
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  • World No Tobacco Day 2014 is observed across the world on May 31.  
    • The day is celebrated to raise awareness of the adverse effects of tobacco use, which currently lead to 5.4 million deaths worldwide every year.
    • The day was instituted by WHO in 1987. 
    • The call for this year 'No Tobacco Day' is for all the member states to raise taxes on tobacco and implement relevant policies in order to deter tobacco consumption.
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  • Salvador Sanchez Ceren has been sworn in as the new President of El Salvador.   - read more cat
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  • Kolkata Knight Riders clinches the IPL 2014 crown by defeating Kings XI Punjab by three wickets in the final.  
    • This is their second title triumph after the maiden one in 2012.
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  • President Pranab Mukherjee has appointed Kamal Nath as the Protem Speaker of the 16th Lok Sabha.  
    • Protem Speaker serves as the interim speaker till the election of the full-fledged new speaker.
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