Promising to turn Hyderabad into the most happening city in the country, Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Friday announced that 1,000 km long world-class roads will be laid in the city at a cost of Rs.10,000 crore.
'Athachamayam' heralding the start of the 10 day 'Onam' festivities in Kerala was held at the erstwhile Royal town of nearby Tripunithura, with Chief Minister Oommen Chandy formally inaugurating the celebrations.
The festival of Vinayaka Chaturthi or Ganesh Chaturthi was celebrated across Tamil Nadu on Friday with people thronging temples and making 'kozhakattai', a sweet said to be a favourite of the elephant-headed Hindu god.
The South Central Railway (SCR) has posted men at as many as 560 unmanned level crossings under its zone, in the wake of Masaipet bus-train collision mishap that had killed 16 school children last month.
The official Facebook page of DMK president M Karunanidhi now has over two lakh followers and steps are on to revamp websites of both the party and that of its chief ahead of 2016 assembly polls, the party said today.