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  • Northeast Monsoon To Expand Over South India In 24 Hours: Met Department
    The northeast monsoon sets in over parts of south India today and would expand in the next 24 hours, the regional weather office said.
  • If Not In India, Will Ram Temple Be Built In Pakistan? Congress Lawmaker
    Claiming that Muslims are not against construction of Ram temple in Ayodhya, Congress legislator from Karnataka Roshan Baig asked if the temple is not built in India, will it be constructed in Pakistan?
  • "Knew I Would Score": 96-Year-Old Kerala Grand Mom Tops Literacy Test
    Eyes glowing with excitement and oozing confidence, 96-year-old Karthayayani Amma, who scored 98 out of 100 in her Class 4 equivalent exam says, "I knew as long as I study I would score this." The super grand mom from Kerala is the oldest ever, in the state, to take a literacy test and justifiably she flaunts her achievement.
  • Bengaluru Man, Cleared In ISRO 'Spy' Case, Dies Waiting For Compensation
    SK Sharma, the man who was falsely accused of spying in the Indian Space Research Organisation or ISRO 'spy' case, has died. Mr Sharma was suffering from cancer. He was hoping to be compensated for the allegations after former ISRO scientist, Nambi Narayanan, was cleared of espionage charges and was to be compensated with Rs 50 lakh for "unnecessary harassment" by the Kerala Police.
  • Jagan Reddy Files Petition Seeking Independent Probe Into His Attack
    Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party (YSRCP) president and leader of the opposition in Andhra Pradesh Jaganmohan Reddy has filed a writ petition in the Hyderabad High Court seeking a thorough investigation into his alleged attack. The case is listed for hearing on Thursday.
  • Watch: Karnataka Minister, In A 'Hurry', Throws Kits At Sportspersons
    A Karnataka minister, reportedly in a rush, was seen on camera throwing sports gear from the stage at athletes in the state's Karwar area. In the viral video, Karnataka Revenue Minister RV Deshpande can be seen tossing sports kits at national, state and district-level athletes at an event in Haliyal on Wednesday.
  • BJP Candidate's Dizzying Return To Congress Helps HD Kumaraswamy's Wife
    With a Karnataka politician's super-fast return to his party Congress just a month after he joined the BJP, Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy's wife has caught an unexpected break two days before by-elections. Anitha Kumaraswamy, who is the Janata Dal Secular candidate for the Ramanagara assembly by-poll on Saturday, now has no strong BJP rival after L Chandrashekhar's return to the Congress.
  • On Karnataka Rajyotsava, PM, Chief Minister Kumaraswamy Share Greetings
    The first day of November is one for celebrations in Karnataka as the day marks its formation day - Karnataka Rajyotsava or Kannada Rajyotsava. It was 62 years ago on November 1 that the state was formed. On this day, the cities in the southern state are usually painted in red and yellow -- the colours of the state flag - and grand festivities are organised across the state.
  • Walmart India Opens 'Best Price Modern Wholesale Store' In Vizag
    World's largest retail store by revenue, Walmart, has opened its first B2B cash and carry store in Visakhapatnam. The store has been set up near Autonagar Arch at Gajuwaka.
  • Chandrababu Naidu To Meet Rahul Gandhi In Delhi Today
    Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu, who is trying to bring all non-BJP parties to a single platform, is expected to visit Delhi today, where he would meet Congress chief Rahul Gandhi and other opposition leaders. Sources said the two sides will take forward the talks of an alliance with Mr Naidu's Telugu Desam Party for the coming assembly elections in Telangana, which will be held in December.
  • Jayalalithaa Memorial Policy Decision: Tamil Nadu Government To Court
    The Tamil Nadu government on Wednesday informed the Madras High Court that the decision to construct a memorial for late Chief Minister Jayalalithaa was a policy decision and there was no conviction against her as of date.
  • Massive Fire Breaks Out At Plastic Godown In Thiruvananthapuram
    A massive fire broke out at a plastic godown in Kerala's capital Thiruvananthapuram on Wednesday evening. Visuals from the spot showed thick smoke billowing out. Two multi-storey buildings of a plastic factory at Manvila Industrial Estate have been engulfed in the fire for at least 4 hours.
  • GPS Helps Unearth Rs 400 Crore Garbage Scam In Bengaluru
    Bengaluru's civic authority, the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), has decided to hand over the investigation of the garbage-disposal scam to Karnataka's Criminal Investigation Department (CID). Under the scam, the BBMP was ending up paying for garbage disposal vehicles that didn't exist.
  • Centre Approves Rs 229 Crore Relief For Andhra Pradesh In Wake Of Cyclone
    The Centre has approved Rs 229 crore for the State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF) of Andhra Pradesh as its share for 2018-19, the Home Ministry said today.
  • Need A Meal, Bath Or Shave In Telangana? Just Contact A Local Candidate
    If you are a voter in Telangana and need a haircut, a shave, a meal or even someone to take care of your child, don't be surprised if your local candidate decides to help you out. In the last few days, several photographs and videos have gone viral in election-bound Telangana, showing candidates performing all kinds of tasks to endear themselves to voters.

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