Top stories from the southern region at 1700 hrs today.
Rameswaram: Sri Lankan navy arrests four Tamil Nadu fishermen for fishing in their territorial waters.
Bengaluru: Karnataka government transfers two top jail officials who were locked in a bitter public spat over allegations of "special" treatment to AIADMK (Amma) leader V K Sasikala and other "erroneous" practises in central prison.
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Chennai: Presidential election was over in Tamil Nad in just about two hours with 232 legislators, Union Minister Pon Radhakrishnan, and a Kerala MLA casting their votes at the Assembly Secretariat conference hall.
Thanjavur(TN): National Confederation of Human Rights Organisations today urges ONGC to publish a white paper on its ongoing oil exploration operations and future plans in Cauvery delta areas in the district.