The airport at Kochi in Kerala is on high-alert after an anonymous letter warned of a possible terror attack. Officials said they believe the letter is a hoax, but more detailed security checks are being conducted as a precaution.
Fire officials in the cyclone-ravaged Visakhapatnam are fully geared up to meet any eventuality in view of dry and combustible debris lying strewn on streets in various parts of the port city including fallen and uprooted trees.
Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) government in Kerala today decided to assure the Centre that it would acquire and handover necessary land to National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) for developing National Highway (NH) stretches at a width of 45 metres.
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday said in Hyderabad that he was ready for an open discussion about the prevailing power crisis in the new Telangana state even as he criticised the Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) government for creating a controversy over every issue.
For historian, writer and environmentalist Nandita Krishna and many others in Tamil Nadu, Diwali began with an early morning oil bath, followed by a special pooja celebrating the death of Narakasura, a Hindu God.