news Wednesday, June 10, 2015 - 05:30
  1. The Telangana State government has ruled out banning the sale of Maggi, but has decided to send notices to the noodles manufacturer Nestle for the presence of Monosodium Glutamate (MSG) in the tastemaker. Government officials maintain that the analysis has indicated that lead levels were normal. Read a report in The Hindu. 2. A Hyderabad court on Tuesday extended the judicial custody of TDP legislator A. Revanth Reddy and two other accused till June 15, in the cash-for-vote scam even as the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) completed their fourth day of interrogation. Read details. 3. Areeb Taha Mehdi, a 23-year-old share broker, illegally enters the jaguar enclosure in the Nehru Zoological Park in Hyderabad at night and clicks pictures of himself pulling one of the limbs of the jaguar and a video of him petting it. Police booked him under the Wildlife Protection Act and arrested him on Tuesday. Read more. 4. Assembly Speaker S. Madhusudana Chary on Tuesday assured a TDP delegation that he would initiate steps to resolve the disqualification petitions against the four party MLAs who defected to the TRS, including minister Talasani Srinivas Yadav soon. The Speaker was admitted at a hospital after suffering a heat stroke a week ago. Read the Deccan Chronicle report. 5. The annual fish ‘prasadam' for asthma patients began being distributed late on Monday night at the Exhibition Grounds at Nampally in Hyderabad.About 75,000 to one lakh patients are expected to take the prasadam which is famously believed to cure Asthama, though scientists have rubbished the claims. Read The New Indian Express report.