Chennai, Sep 11 (PTI): Highlights from the Southern region at 5 pm.
MDS2 SINOINDIA-SPACE-SCIENTIST Border tension: Former ISRO Chief pitches for ramping up India's space assets Bengaluru: Amid tension on the border with China, veteran space scientist G Madhavan Nair said India should ramp up its space assets and enhance coverage of the region to keep pace with the changing times.
MDS4 KA-CM-KUMARASWAMY Kumaraswamy meets Karnataka CM, says discussed rain havoc Bengaluru: JD(S) leader H D Kumaraswamy met Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa, and said the meeting was to highlight the havoc caused by rains in the constituency represented by his party MLA.
MES1 TL-VIRUS-BITS-STUDY India may see 7 million COVID-19 cases by October, says study by BITS Pilani Hyderabad: India may witness over seven million COVID-19 cases by the first week of October, surpassing the US and emerging as the country with highest number of infections, a team of researchers from BITS Pilani, Hyderabad said.
MES2 TN-CHENNAI-METRO Over 24,000 people use Chennai Metro rail since service resumed Chennai: In a sign of increasing patronage, as many as 24,354 passengers travelled in the Metrorail here since services resumed, authorities have said.
MES4 TN-VIRUS-AIADMK MGR's nephew dies of COVID-19, AIADMK extends condolence Chennai: AIADMK founder and former Chief Minister M G Ramachandran's nephew M C Chandran, who was treated for coronavirus has succumbed to the illness here, the party said.
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