news Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 05:30
  1. The Bengaluru police have booked actor Rajinikanth's wife Latha Rajinikanth on charges of declaring false statements, cheating and for filing false evidence based on a complaint by an advertising firm.   2. Days after the Karnataka government asked Nestle to withdraw Maggi noodles from all stores, it has now asked them to destroy the packets as banning the them deemed the product had "expired", they said. Stocks have already been sent to Kalaburgi to be incinerated.   3. Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah and Governor Vajubhai Vala brokered peace on Monday after the former called on him to improve the strained relationship between the government and Raj Bhavan. As a result, the governor gave his approval to the appointment of vice-chancellors to six universities in the state.   4. Energy drinks are potentially as hazardous, as lead in Maggi, says a doctor who explained that presence of Brominated Vegetable Oil (BVO) in energy drinks has harmful effects and most people are clueless about its presence since they are not labelled on bottles.   5. The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday demanded a detailed explanation from Lokayukta Justice Y Bhaskar Rao on charges levelled by SP Sonia Narang about corruption within the Lokayukta office.