Regional News Headlines

Enjoyed working in 'Lingaa': Sonakshi Sinha

Chennai , Oct 20

Actress Sonakshi Sinha, who is making her Tamil debut opposite superstar Rajinikanth in upcoming Tamil actioner "Lingaa", says she thoroughly enjoyed working in the film and also learnt from the experience.

CPI-M leader V.S. Achuthanandan turns 91

Thiruvananthapuram , Oct 20

Leader of Opposition in Kerala and former chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan turned 91 Monday.

NorthEast United and FC Goa draw 1-1 in ISL

Guwahati , Oct 19

Hosts NorthEast United FC and FC Goa played out a 1-1 draw in an Indian Super League (ISL) match at the Indira Gandhi Stadium here Sunday.

Ganesh Kumar's return to Kerala cabinet opposed

Thiruvananthapuram , Oct 19 Any plan to reinduct K.B. Ganesh Kumar into the cabinet is facing stiff opposition not only from Congress leaders but also from the Malayalam film industry, making a cabinet rejig in Kerala a remote possibility.

Four drug peddlers nabbed

New Delhi , Oct 18

Four persons, including two Afghan nationals, were arrested for trafficking banned drugs here, police said Saturday.

ISRO spy case: HC quashes government order on police officers

Thiruvananthapuram , Oct 20

The Kerala High Court Monday quashed the state government's order to drop charges against three retired police officers, who had implicated and arrested scientist S. Nambi Narayanan in connection with the ISRO espionage case.

Kochi Metro will be ready on time: Chandy

Kochi , Oct 20

Kochi Metro, the Rs.5,180 dream project that is expected to solve the travel woes in Kerala's commercial capital, would be completed in "a time bound manner", said Chief Minister Oommen Chandy.

BJP keeps winning momentum, Modi-Shah team gets boost

New Delhi , Oct 19 The BJP's victory in Haryana assembly polls and its strong performance in Maharashtra are likely to help the party carry the momentum of its Lok Sabha success, reinforce Narendra Modi's credentials as a strong campaigner and give the party renewed confidence to expand its base in states where it is weak.

Tamil film 'Kutram Kadithal' makes it to IFFI

Chennai , Oct 19

Upcoming Tamil thriller "Kutram Kadithal" has been selected for the Indian Panorama section of the 45th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) to be held in Goa next month.

eToilets in Visakhapatnam unaffected by cyclone

Thiruvananthapuram , Oct 18

Four electronic public toilets installed in Visakhapatnam were unaffected by cyclone "Hudhud", which hit the city last week.