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MDS1 TL-VIRUS-CASES Telangana adds 224 new COVID-19 cases, one death pushes toll to 1,566 Hyderabad: Telangana recorded 224 new COVID-19 cases, pushing the total caseload to 2,90,008, while the death toll rose to 1,566 with one more fatality, the state government said on Monday.

MDS3 PD-VIRUS-CASES Puducherry logs 22 new COVID-19 cases, overall tally up to 38,478 Puducherry: The union territory of Puducherry added 22 new coronavirus cases during the last 24 hours pushing the overall infection tally to 38,478, a top Health department official said on Monday.

MDS6 TN-LD-RAJINIKANTH Don't hurt me more by seeking reconsideration of decision against politial entry: Rajinikanth to fans Chennai: Top star Rajinikanth on Monday urged his fans not to organise any events insisting on him to reconsider his decision against political entry and hurt him more, saying he has already made known his position.

MDS7 KA-LD CABINET K'taka Cabinet exercise on January 13 or 14, Nadda will be invited: Yediyurappa Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Monday said the much-awaited expansion or reshuffle of his cabinet will take place on January 13 or 14, and BJP President J P Nadda will be invited for the swearing-in.

MES4 KL-ASSEMBLY-OBITUARY Kerala Assembly adjourns for the day after paying tributes to former President Pranab Mukherjee Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala Assembly on Monday adjourned for the day after paying tributes to former President Pranab Mukherjee and former state minister C F Thomas.PTI SS PTI PTI