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MDS3 KA-LD-GOVERNOR Thaawarchand Gehlot takes oath as 19th Governor of Karnataka Bengaluru: Veteran BJP leader and former union minister Thaawarchand Gehlot on Sunday took oath as the 19th Governor of Karnataka succeeding Vajubhai Rudabhai Vala.

MDS4 KL-VIRUS Kerala struggles with rising Covid cases; Zika Virus outbreak adds to its woes Thiruvananthapuram: Rising COVID-19 cases in Kerala, coupled with the recent outbreak of the Zika virus, is causing concern to the health authorities here as the southern state battles to bring down the fresh infections. By Hary M Pillai MDS6 PD-VIRUS-CASES Covid-19: No fresh fatality in Puducherry; 145 new cases push caseload to 1,18,976 Puducherry: The union territory of Puducherry added 145 new COVID-19 cases while no fresh fatality was recorded in the last 24 hours, Director of Health and Family Welfare Services S Mohan Kumar said on Sunday.

MDS7 KL-KITEX Conscience does not permit investment of even one rupee in Kerala: Kitex group chairman Kochi: My conscience now does not permit me to invest even a rupee in Kerala ever again, Kitex group chairman Sabu Jacob said on Sunday after returning from his trip to Telangana.

MES3 PD-PORTFOLIOS Puducherry CM submits list of portfolios for Ministers to Lt Governor Puducherry: Nearly two weeks after the ministers were sworn in, a list containing their portfolios was handed over by Puducherry Chief Minister N Rangasamy to Lt Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan here on Sunday.

MES6 KL-PROFESSOR-CHAT-CASE Kerala varsity professor booked for sending 'obscene' messages to girl students Malappuram (Ker): A professor of the Calicut University has been placed under suspension for allegedly sending obscene chat messages to girl students.PTI SS PTI PTI

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