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Chennai, Nov 3 (PTI): Highlights from the Southern region at 5.10 PM.

LGM1 KA-HC-DRUGS-ACTORS Drugs case: HC rejects bail plea of Kannada film actors Ragini Dwivedi, Sanjjanna Galrani Bengaluru: The Karnataka High Court declined to grant bail to Kannada film actresses Ragini Dwivedi and Sanjjanaa Galrani in the drugs case.

MDS5 TN-MAESTRO-TRIBUTES Violin maestro TN Krishnan no more, tributes pour in Chennai: Tributes poured in for violin maestro T N Krishnan, who died here at the age of 92, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah and the world of Carnatic music mourning the doyen's demise and recalling his rich contributions.

MDS6 KL-MAOIST-ENCOUNTER Suspected maoist killed in police firing in Kerala Wayanad(Ker): A suspected maoist was killed in an alleged encounter between the Kerala police and a gang of Left extremists in the district early on Tuesday, police said.

MDS7 KA-LAW-CONVERSION-MINISTER Karnataka to enact law banning religious conversions for marriage, says Minister Bengaluru: Karnataka Tourism Minister and BJP national general secretary C T Ravi on Tuesday said a law banning religious conversions for the sake of marriage will be enacted in the state.

MDS8 TN-HARRIS-VILLAGE TN village prays for Kamala Harris' victory in US polls Chennai: As millions of US citizens queue up to vote for their next President and his deputy, the people of Thulasenthirapuram in Tamil Nadu on Tuesday prayed for the success of Kamala Harris, Democratic Vice-Presidential nominee, who has a connect to this small village.

MES3 INTERVIEW-SAJIN BABU 'Biriyaani' director in talks for OTT release Chennai: Filmmaker Sajin Babu, whose 'Biriyaani' premiered at the Asiatica Film Festival in Rome and bagged the NETPAC award for the best film, says he is now in discussions for its over-the-top platform release. PTI ROH ROH