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Chennai, Jan 31 (PTI) Highlights from the Southern region at 5 PM.

MDS2 KA-SASIKALA Sasikala discharged from Bengaluru hospital Bengaluru: Expelled AIADMK leader V K Sasikala was discharged from a hospital here after recovering from COVID- 19, days after she was set free by the prison officials on completion her jail term in a corruption case, authorities said.

MDS5 KL-PM-RAJAPPAN PM hails Keralite Rajappan's commitment to cleanliness Kottayam (Ker): It was just days ago former United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) chief Erik Solheim shared a small video on paralysis-hit N S Rajappan collecting plastic waste from Kerala's scenic Vembanad Lake despite his disability and said he should be made famous.

MES1 TL-VACCINE-TEACHER-DEATH Vaccinated anganwadi teacher dies in T'gana; Unrelated to jab, say Docs Hyderabad: A 55-year-old anganwadi teacher in Mancherial district, who was recently administered COVID-19 vaccine, died in a state-run healthcare centre here, the health department said. PTI ROH ROH