HIGHLIGHTS-SOUTH 5.10 PM

Chennai, Jun 2 (PTI): Highlights from the Southern region at 5.10 pm.

MDS5 TL-MINE-EXPLOSION Four workers killed in explosion at SCCL mine in Telangana Hyderabad: Four workers died and three others seriously injured in an explosion at an Open Cast Coal Mine of state-owned Singareni Collieries Company Ltd (SCCL) in Peddapalli district, police said.

MDS7 KL-STUDENT-SUICIDE Unable to attend online class, school student ends life in Kerala Malappuram(Ker): A class nine Dalit student allegedly committed suicide by setting herself afire over not being able to attend online classes as she did not have a smart phone and the television in her house was not working.

MDS10 TN-SALOONS-AADHAR Beauty parlours, saloons, spas told to collect Aadhaar, mobile numbers of customers Chennai: Hairdressing in saloons and beauty parlours in Tamil Nadu will require Aadhar card with the state government making it mandatory on the part of service providers to collect details, including the unique ID number, from customers as part of preventive measures against COVID-19.

MDS11 TL-LOCKDOWN-OWAISI Lockdown 'unplanned and unconstitutional,' says Owaisi Hyderabad: Describing the ongoing lockdown to contain the spread of coronavirus across the country as 'unplanned and hasty decision,' AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi said States have to be authorised to take decisions on whether to continue it or not. PTI ROH ROH