HIGHLIGHTS-SOUTH 5.10 PM

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Chennai, Jan 13 (PTI): Highlights from the Southern region at 5.10 PM.

MDS6 KL-VACCINE Kerala gets first Covishield vaccine consignment Kochi: The first consignment of Covishield vaccine from Pune-based Serum Insititute of India arrived at the Cochin international airport here on Wednesday morning to combat COVID-19, official sources said.

MDS8 BIZ-BHARATBIOTECH-SHIPMENTS Covaxin shipped to 11 cities in India- Bharat Biotech Hyderabad: Bharat Biotech said that it has successfully air-shipped its COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin to 11 cities in India in the early hours and that it has donated 16.5 lakh doses to the centre.

MDS9 KA-CABINET-RESENTMENT Resentment in BJP after Yediyurappa announces list of Ministers to be inducted Bengaluru: Resentment has erupted within the state BJP soon after Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa announced the list of seven Ministers to be inducted into his 17-month old cabinet on Wednesday.

MES1 KL-THEATRES Cinema theatres reopen in Kerala with Tamil film 'Master' Thiruvananthapuram: Cinema theatres reopened in Kerala after remaining shut for over 10 months due to COVID-19, with the screening of Tamil movie 'Master' starring Vijay.

MES2 KL-POLLS-LITERACY MISSION Civic polls bring cheer to Ker Literacy Mission as its 859 personnel win Thiruvananthapuram: The recent civic body polls in Kerala has brought laurels to the state's Literacy Mission Authority as over 850 people, including those pursuing its various equivalency programmes, and its instructors and preraks have won and many have been elected to key posts. PTI ROH ROH