news Wednesday, June 17, 2015 - 05:30
  1. The Centre on Tuesday moved the Madras High Court seeking to clear a stay-order against the cancellation of broadcast licence to Sun TV group company Kal Cables. Both the Union Home Ministry and I&B Ministry have filed an appeal saying that the court should not have given an order favourable to the company as it had engaged in activities which threatened the security of the country 2. As a form of deterrent for two-wheeler riders driving without helmets, a group of 14 bikers were made to strip down by the police on Sunday morning. Apart from a fine of Rs. 1200, their bikes were also seized for a day. The bikers aged 19 to 25 were taken to task by a Mahabalipuram police team . 3. A day after Bengaluru police filed an FIR against Latha Rajinikanth for using fake documents, she in a statement dismissed the charges stating that they were “normal course of events” after a case gets registered. She also said that the matter would be taken up legally, after AD Bureau, the post-production handlers of Rajinikanth starrer Kochadaiiyaan, said that she had fabricated a letter in order to induce a media gag order.  4. Nestle India is receiving further backlash after a consumer has complained over the presence of worms in a packet of the company’s baby food, Cerelac. The Coimbatore man had found several worms in the packet after which a complaint was filed in the food safety department and packet sent for testing. 5.   Former transport minister KN Nehru and 17 other officials have been charged with corruption. A case has been registered by the Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption for illegally spending Rs. 32.88 lakh on guests during his five year term as minister. 6. Apollo Hospital, Chennai, has responded to a complaint of negligence from a patient that a syringe needle was left behind in his infant’s thigh. Days after a post went viral on social media, Apollo replied denying the allegations stating that the needle found was not used by the hospital in vaccinations given by the hospital.