Chennai, Aug 24 (PTI): Highlights from the Southern region at 5 pm.
MDS2 TN-VIRUS-ENT-SPB SPB tests negative for COVID, stable: Charan Chennai: Star singer S P Balasubrahmanyam has tested negative for coronavirus and he is stable and fine, his son S P Charan said here on Monday.
MDS3 TL-VIRUS-CASES Telangana reports 1,842 new COVID-19 cases, six deaths Hyderabad: Telangana reported 1,842 new COVID-19 cases, pushing the state's tallyto 1,06,091 while the death toll rose to 761 with six more fatalities.
MDS4 KL-ASSEMBLY-AIRPORT Kerala Assembly passes 'unanimous resolution' against leasing of Trivandrum airport Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala Assembly Monday passed a 'unanimous resolution' demanding the withdrawal of Union Cabinet's decision to lease out the international airport here to Adani Enterprises Ltd.
MDS7 PD-VIRUS-CASES Puducherry reports 345 fresh COVID-19 cases, five deaths Puducherry: Puducherry on Monday reported 345 new COVID-19 cases of infection, taking the overall tally to 10,859 while five more people including three women succumbed to the infection.
MDS8 KA-CONG-SIDDARAMAIAH Convince Rahul to become Cong Prez if your health does not permit full-fledged dedication: Siddaramaiah to Sonia Bengaluru: Former Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Monday urged interim Congress president Sonia Gandhi to convince Rahul Gandhi to take up the party's top post if her health does not permit for full-fledged dedication.
MDS10 KL-PLANE-TOLL (RPT) Another plane crash passenger succumbs to injuries, toll now 21 (Eds; Removing words in 2nd para) Kozhikode: A 37-year-old woman, injured in the Air India Express plane crash at the nearby Karipur airport on August 7, died at a hospital here, taking the death toll in the accident to 21,governmentsources said on Monday.
MES2 KA-NEP-DCM Karnataka to be the first state to implement NEP:DCM Ashwath Narayan Bengaluru: Karnataka would become the first state in the country to implement the new National Education Policy, Deputy Chief Minister Dr C N Ashwath Narayan said on Monday.PTI SS SS PTI PTI