Regional News Headlines

Sachin steals the show at National Games

Thiruvananthapuram , Jan 31

The biggest cheers as always were reserved for cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar who was one of the chief guests at the opening ceremony of the 35th National Games that got underway here Saturday night.

Two-week-long 35th National Games begin in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram , Jan 31

Finally the 35th National Games got underway here Saturday evening at the brand new state-of-the-art Greenfield Stadium with more than 40,000 spectators cheering every moment.

Actor among five held with cocaine in Kerala

Kochi , Jan 31

Malayalam actor Shine Tom Chacko and four women were taken into custody here for possessing cocaine valued Rs.1 million in the international market, police here said Saturday.

Not doing 'Bangalore Days' remake: Samantha

Chennai , Jan 31

Actress Samantha Ruth Prabhu, who has about six films in her kitty, has confirmed she's not starring in the Tamil-Telugu remake of last year's Malayalam blockbuster "Bangalore Days".

SC upholds Kerala CPI-M leader's conviction for contempt

New Delhi/Thiruvananthapuram , Jan 30

The Supreme Court Friday upheld the conviction of Kerala CPI-M leader M.V. Jayarajan for using unparliamentary words against state high court judges but reduced the sentence from six months to four weeks simple imprisonment.

India's first double hand transplant successful

Kochi , Jan 31

Doctors at a private hospital here in Kerala have registered a rare feat of conducting India's first successful double hand transplant.

Plan weekend getaway for V-Day

New Delhi , Jan 31

Unwinding and relaxing with your beloved after a week of hectic work can be a great way to make your Valentine's Day special, especially when the occasion falls on a Saturday this year!

Kerala star couple Dileep-Manju Warrier divorced

Kochi , Jan 31

The order completing the divorce proceedings of Malayalam film star couple Dileep and Manju Warrier came out Saturday.

Modi wishes athletes for 35th National Games

New Delhi , Jan 31

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday gave his best wishes to all athletes participating in the 35th National Games 2015 in Kerala.

Shetty to captain Maharashtra football team

Mumbai , Jan 30

Experienced midfielder Vijith Shetty was Friday appointed captain of the Maharashtra football team which will participate in the 35th National Games in Kerala from Feb 1-9.