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Kerala CM expected to visit flood-affected areas in Malappuram district today

According to reports, Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan is expected to visit the flood-affected areas in Malappuram, on Tuesday.

Sinha alleged that Banerjee is "more interested" in appeasing Muslims rather than heeding the sentiments of Hindus.

Priyanka Gandhi to visit to Sonbhadra to meet families of 17 July firing victims today

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra is expected to visit Ubbha village of Sonbhadra district on 13 August to express solidarity with families of Adivasi farmers, who were allegedly killed over a property dispute by the village headman and his associates in Ghorawal on 17 July, according to sources.

She was earlier not allowed by local administration to visit the site where the violence took place and meet the tribal victim's families in Sonbhadra. She later met the family members at the Chunur guesthouse in neighbouring Mirzapur, where she was detained last month.

The Sonbhadra firing took place at Ubbha village of Ghorawal where the village head went to take possession of his land purchased two years ago. However, he met with opposition from the villagers, which triggered the firing allegedly by his aides leading to 10 deaths.

Ravi Shastri, Mike Hesson among six names shortlisted by BCCI for Team India's head coach position, says report

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Monday shortlisted six candidates for the men's team's head coach including current Indian cricket team coach Ravi Shastri.

Apart from Shastri, there are two more Indians who have been shortlisted for the post €"former cricketer Lalchand Rajput and Robin Singh. The other three candidates are Mike Hesson, Tom Moody, and Phil Simmons.

Days after submitting EOI for Jet Airways, Vedanta's Anil Agarwal says not interested in airline In the second major setback to the lenders' bid to revive the grounded Jet Airways by selling it out, billionaire businessman Anil Agarwal, a day after announcing interest in the airline, Monday said he is no longer interested to pursue the deal.

With this, only two financial investors are left in the fray. Already deep-pocketed players like Etihad, which is already is an equity partner in the airline and also the Hindujas have backed out of the sale process.

With Volcan pulling out, only two entities are left in the fray to buy a stake in the airline. Etihad which holds 24 percent stake in Jet Airways, also stayed away from participating in the second round.

With inputs from agencies

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