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Losses Worth Crores: Vendors Meet Tamil Nadu Minister Over Ford Exit

Losses Worth Crores: Vendors Meet Tamil Nadu Minister Over Ford Exit

Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin , Edited by Sumana Nandy | Thursday September 23, 2021, Chennai

At least 75 vendors from across Tamil Nadu, supplying components to auto major Ford, met the Rural Industries Minister in Chennai after the car-maker announced its India exit. Claiming that business with Ford made up 20-40% of their businesses.

Wrong To Link Narcotics Crimes To Particular Religion: Pinarayi Vijayan

Wrong To Link Narcotics Crimes To Particular Religion: Pinarayi Vijayan

Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 22, 2021, Thiruvananthapuram

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan reiterated his opposition to the "narcotic and love jihad" remark by a Catholic Bishop in the state and said that attributing crimes related to narcotics to a particular religion is wrong.

"Why Fix Post-Covid Treatment Rates?": High Court Questions Kerala Rationale

"Why Fix Post-Covid Treatment Rates?": High Court Questions Kerala Rationale

Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 22, 2021, Kochi

The Kerala High Court on Wednesday asked the state government to clarify why it issued the August 16 order by which treatment charges were fixed for post-Covid complications for those above poverty line.

Karnataka Chief Minister Sets 2024 Target To Complete Bengaluru Metro Rail Phase-2

Karnataka Chief Minister Sets 2024 Target To Complete Bengaluru Metro Rail Phase-2

Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 22, 2021, Bengaluru

Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Wednesday asked officials to complete the second phase of Bengaluru Metro work by 2024, a year before the deadline.

Dalit Man Fined Rs 25,000 After Child Enters Karnataka Temple, 5 Arrested

Dalit Man Fined Rs 25,000 After Child Enters Karnataka Temple, 5 Arrested

Asian News International | Wednesday September 22, 2021, Koppal

Five people, including a priest, have been taken into police custody for allegedly asking a Dalit family to pay Rs 25,000 fine to "sanitise" a temple, in Miyapura village in Karnataka's Koppal district, after their four-year-old son entered it, the p

India's Oldest Mosque Basks In Past Glory After Renovation; Set To Reopen

India's Oldest Mosque Basks In Past Glory After Renovation; Set To Reopen

Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 22, 2021, Thrissur, Kerala

India's first mosque and the oldest in the sub-continent is all set to welcome back devotees and general public after regaining its past glory and grandeur.

Court To Aid Of Another Minor Rape Victim; Allows Pregnancy Termination

Court To Aid Of Another Minor Rape Victim; Allows Pregnancy Termination

Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 22, 2021, Kochi

The Kerala High Court on Wednesday came to the aid of another minor rape victim by paving the way for her to undergo medical termination of the pregnancy which was a result of the sexual assault committed on her.

Famous Kerala Temple's Trust Will Face 25 Years' Audit: Supreme Court

Famous Kerala Temple's Trust Will Face 25 Years' Audit: Supreme Court

Reported by Sukirti Dwivedi, Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan | Wednesday September 22, 2021, New Delhi

The Padmanabha Swamy Temple Trust will face an audit of income and expenses for the past 25 years, the Supreme Court clarified Wednesday.

Injured Wild Elephant Dies On River Bank In Kerala: Forest Official

Injured Wild Elephant Dies On River Bank In Kerala: Forest Official

Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 21, 2021, Kannur(Ker)

A 35-year old wild elephant, seriously injured in a suspected fight with other tuskers, died in Kerala on Tuesday night before getting treatment by the Forest department veterinarians, officials said.

Bengaluru Woman, Mother Die In Apartment Fire. Video Shows Her Trapped

Bengaluru Woman, Mother Die In Apartment Fire. Video Shows Her Trapped

Reported by Nehal Kidwai | Tuesday September 21, 2021, Bengaluru

A woman is seen helplessly wailing, trapped by a raging fire and the grills of her balcony, in difficult-to-watch visuals of a blaze in Bengaluru on Tuesday.

Karnataka Minister Says His Twitter Account Hacked

Karnataka Minister Says His Twitter Account Hacked

Asian News International | Tuesday September 21, 2021, Bengaluru

Karnataka Minister of Large and Medium Industries Murugesh Nirani today said that his official Twitter handle has been hacked from an unknown foreign location.

On Camera, Chief Minister MK Stalin Blushes At Question On Morning Walk

On Camera, Chief Minister MK Stalin Blushes At Question On Morning Walk

Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Tuesday September 21, 2021, Chennai

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin was seen on camera blushing when asked to share the "secret of his youthful looks" during his morning walk.

Aviation Watchdog Raises Issues About Proposed Sabarimala Airport Site In Kerala

Aviation Watchdog Raises Issues About Proposed Sabarimala Airport Site In Kerala

Press Trust of India | Monday September 20, 2021, New Delhi

Aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has raised certain issues about the proposed site for the Sabarimala international airport in Kerala and required modifications to be carried out to address the concerns.

Actor Suriya's Appeal After NEET Suicides: "Exams Alone Don't Make Life"

Actor Suriya's Appeal After NEET Suicides: "Exams Alone Don't Make Life"

Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin , Edited by Arun Nair | Monday September 20, 2021, Chennai

Actor Suriya Sivakumar has reached out to students tormented by the matter of appearing for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET), the mandatory entrance test for medical admission. In a 1.54 minute video in Tamil, the actor recalled his

BS Yediyurappa Cautions Party Workers Against Taking Opposition Lightly

BS Yediyurappa Cautions Party Workers Against Taking Opposition Lightly

Press Trust of India | Sunday September 19, 2021, Davangere

Former Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Sunday cautioned his party colleagues against taking the opposition lightly in the upcoming elections.