Top stories from southern region at 2100 hrs today.
Chennai: Tamil superstar Rajinikanth, currently shooting for his upcoming movie "Kaala Karikalan", leaves for the US for "health checkup", sources close to the actor say.
Kudankulam (TN): The construction work of units 3 and 4 of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in Tamil Nadu, being built in tie-up with Russia, commences with the ceremonial pouring of concrete.
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Kochi: Popular Malayalam actor Dileep and his director friend Nadirshah questioned by police in view of fresh revelations in the abduction and assault case of a South Indian actress.
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Thiruvananthapuram: The CPI-M-led LDF government in Kerala has given its approval for an IT policy with a vision to attract investments from global IT firms and to generate more job opportunities.
Bengaluru: The Karnataka High Court advises the state Assembly to amicably resolve the issue of sentencing of two editors of Kannada tabloids to one year in jail for alleged defamatory articles against legislators.
Chennai: The Madras High Court refuses to stay a Tamil Nadu government order, reserving 85 per cent of seats in MBBS and BDS courses for the state board students and only 15 pwer cent for those of the other boards.
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Hyderabad: A city court sentences four persons to 10 years' rigorous imprisonment (RI) in connection with a murderous attack on Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) legislator Akbaruddin Owaisi in 2011.
Bengaluru: Prione Business Services PvtLtd, a joint venture between Catamaran Ventures and Amazon,announces expansion of its footprint to 50 plus cities in the country through direct presence and Franchisee partners.
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