Regional News Headlines

FC Goa beat Kerala Blasters FC to move to third spot in ISL

Margao , Nov 26

FC Goa romped to a 3-0 victory over Kerala Blasters FC in Match 41 of the Indian Super League (ISL) at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here Wednesday.

Chandy, Achuthanandan to jointly meet Modi on Mullaperiyar issue

Thiruvananthapuram , Nov 26

An all-party meeting on the Mullaperiyar issue here Wednesday decided that Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, Leader of Opposition V.S.Achuthanandan and Water Resources Minister P.J.Joseph would meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi to highlight the seriousness of raising the water level in the dam to 142 feet.

No need to panic over avian flu: Kerala CM

Thiruvananthapuram , Nov 26

Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Wednesday said the outbreak of avian flu in the state was limited to three districts and there was no need to panic.

Mizoram takes steps to achieve 100 percent literacy

Aizawl , Nov 26

The Mizoram government would undertaken all efforts to achieve 100 percent literacy in the north-eastern state, a minister said Wednesday.

Diego Simeone likely to attend ISL semis : Utsav Parekh

Kolkata , Nov 25

Atletico De Kolkata co-owner Utsav Parekh said Tuesday that Atletico Madrid's manager Diego Simeone is likely to attend the ISL semi final if the city franchise makes the cut for the last four.

Tamil Nadu bans poultry from Kerala

Chennai , Nov 26

The Tamil Nadu government Wednesday banned import of poultry from Kerala as a measure to prevent the spread of bird flu in the state, a government release said.

Kerala girls rout Tamil Nadu in junior national TT

Alappuzha (Kerala) , Nov 26

The Kerala girls routed Tamil Nadu 3-0 in the quarter-finals of the 76th Junior National and Youth Table Tennis Championships at the S.D.V. Centenary Auditorium here Wednesday.

Six new Sainik schools to be set up, says minister

Thiruvananthapuram , Nov 26

The ministry of defence has sanctioned six more new Sainik Schools and is also seriously considering taking over all the Sainik Schools in the country, said a union minister, Wednesday.

Armed forces conduct coastal exercise ahead of 26/11 anniversary

New Delhi , Nov 25

Over 30 ships, submarines and aircraft of the Indian Navy, Indian Air Force, Coast Guard and state agencies have been deployed for an exercise off the western coast, ahead of the sixth anniversary of the Mumbai terror attack.

Northern Bengal recall team from junior national TT

Alappuzha (Kerala) , Nov 25

The clampdown on age-fraud cases by the Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI) has forced a total recall of the junior girls team by the North Bengal Table Tennis Association (NBTTA).