Two brothers were hacked to death by an unidentified gang that beheaded them and threw their severed heads on the road near the Medical College in Chidambaram town of Cuddalore district in Tamil Nadu, the police said.
Nine fishermen from this coastal town were arrested by Sri Lankan naval personnel when they were returning from the Palk Straits early this morning, a top official of Mechanised boat fishermen Association said.
After a phone call from Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy is calling an all-party meeting to try and broker peace among warring cadres of political organisations in the state.
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu will now brief the state assembly on where he plans to locate the state's new capital city only on Thursday. Sources say Mr Naidu is keen on locating the capital between Vijayawada and Guntur districts.
'Metro Man' E Sreedharan on Monday participated in a test run of Hyderabad Metro Rail (HMR) between two stations and termed, the construction and facilities created, as 'high quality' at a depot in Hydeabad.
Karnataka Government on Monday launched a scheme that allows farmers to set up small solar power plants in their farms and sell electricity at the tariff fixed by Karnataka Energy Regulatory Commission.
The Akkineni Foundation of America (AFA) has announced that the United States Postal Service (USPA) will honour Akkineni Nageswara Rao (ANR) by issuing a postage stamp on the occasion of the late legendary Indian actor's 91st birth anniversary September 20 in Dallas, Texas.