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Lucky Escape For Devotees As Boulders From Hill Crash Into Tirumala Road

Lucky Escape For Devotees As Boulders From Hill Crash Into Tirumala Road

Written by Uma Sudhir | Wednesday December 01, 2021

Passengers travelling by a public bus had a lucky escape this morning when boulders from atop a hill came crashing down on the Up Ghat Road leading to Tirumala from Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh.

Court Reduces Priest's Jail Term To 10 Years In Kerala's Kottiyoor Rape Case

Court Reduces Priest's Jail Term To 10 Years In Kerala's Kottiyoor Rape Case

Asian News International | Wednesday December 01, 2021, Kochi, Kerala

The Kerala High Court reduced the jail term of former Catholic priest Robin Vadakkumchery in the Kottiyoor rape case to 10 years from 20 years by altering the charges from Section 376 (2) to Section 376 (1).

Watch: BJP Factions Fist Fight In Meeting For Karnataka Council Polls

Watch: BJP Factions Fist Fight In Meeting For Karnataka Council Polls

Reported by Nehal Kidwai | Wednesday December 01, 2021, Bengaluru

A BJP meeting in Karnataka for discussing poll strategies for upcoming council elections witnessed protests and fistfight instead after heated argument between two rival factions within the party turned violent.

Chennai Airport Preps For "At Risk" Flyers As New Rules Kick In Midnight

Chennai Airport Preps For "At Risk" Flyers As New Rules Kick In Midnight

Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Tuesday November 30, 2021, Chennai

The Chennai airport has earmarked the ground floor of its T-4 terminal to accommodate international arrivals from "at risk" countries where they would wait for results of their RT-PCR tests.

Tamil Nadu To Resume Public Transport Services To Kerala

Tamil Nadu To Resume Public Transport Services To Kerala

Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 30, 2021, Chennai

Operation of buses would resume to neighbouring Kerala, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin said on Tuesday.

Covid Test Mandatory For All International Passengers Arriving In Karnataka

Covid Test Mandatory For All International Passengers Arriving In Karnataka

Asian News International | Tuesday November 30, 2021, Bengaluru

Minister of Health and Medical Education Dr K Sudhakar on Tuesday informed that international passengers arriving in Karnataka must undergo mandatory COVID-19 RT-PCR testing.

No Free Treatment To Those Not Taking Covid Precautions: Kerala Chief Minister

No Free Treatment To Those Not Taking Covid Precautions: Kerala Chief Minister

Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 30, 2021, Thiruvananthapuram

In a move to apparently encourage everyone to get fully vaccinated, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Tuesday said anyone not following COVID-19 prevention measures, like vaccination, will not be provided free treatment.

Man Gets 7-Year Imprisonment For Raping Minor In Karnataka

Man Gets 7-Year Imprisonment For Raping Minor In Karnataka

Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 30, 2021, Mangaluru

A court here has sentenced a man to seven years rigorous imprisonment in a case of abducting and raping a minor girl student in 2014.

It Is Being Tracked, Checked Regularly: Basavaraj Bommai On 'Omicron'

It Is Being Tracked, Checked Regularly: Basavaraj Bommai On 'Omicron'

Asian News International | Monday November 29, 2021, Davanagere (Karnataka)

Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Monday asked people not to panic about the new COVID-19 variant 'Omicron', and suggested them to follow covid precautionary measures strictly.

Law Student's Suicide "Heart Rending", Want Young Girls To Be "Bold": Kerala Governor

Law Student's Suicide "Heart Rending", Want Young Girls To Be "Bold": Kerala Governor

Press Trust of India | Sunday November 28, 2021, Kochi

Terming the recent suicide of a law student as "very unfortunate, tragic and heart rending", Kerala Governor Arif Mohammad Khan said he wants young women to be "bold enough" to say no to dowry and to fight back, rather than give up their li

Karnataka Seeks Ban On Passengers From Nations Hit By New Covid Variant

Karnataka Seeks Ban On Passengers From Nations Hit By New Covid Variant

Press Trust of India | Sunday November 28, 2021, Bengaluru

The Karnataka government has requested the Centre to impose a travel ban on passengers coming from South Africa, Hong Kong and Botswana in view of the detection of the new variant of COVID-19 -"Omicron", Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said on Sunday

Video: Highway Near Chennai Flooded, 3,000 In Relief Camps After Rain

Video: Highway Near Chennai Flooded, 3,000 In Relief Camps After Rain

Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin , Edited by Chandrajit Mitra | Sunday November 28, 2021, Chennai

An arterial road connecting Chennai with Trichy was cut off one-way on Saturday morning after waters from five overflowing lakes flooded the highway as the Chengalpattu district of Tamil Nadu received heavy rain on Friday night.

Karnataka Seeks Centre's Go-Ahead To Administer Booster Dose: Minister

Karnataka Seeks Centre's Go-Ahead To Administer Booster Dose: Minister

Asian News International | Sunday November 28, 2021, Bengaluru

In view of rising COVID-19 cases, the Karnataka government requested the Centre to allow the state to administer the booster dose of vaccine to prevent the third wave, informed state Revenue Minister R Ashok on Saturday.

Tribal Man Says He Was Tortured In Custody, Kerala Police Denies Claim

Tribal Man Says He Was Tortured In Custody, Kerala Police Denies Claim

Press Trust of India | Saturday November 27, 2021, Wayanad

A tribal man's claim on Saturday that he was tortured in custody and forced to confess to some thefts, led to the Opposition Congress and AISF, the youth wing of CPI and an ally of the ruling LDF, demanding action against the personnel concerned.

3 Elephants Run Over By Train In Tamil Nadu, Say Police

3 Elephants Run Over By Train In Tamil Nadu, Say Police

Press Trust of India | Saturday November 27, 2021, Coimbatore

Three elephants were run over by a train while they were crossing a railway track near Ettimadai on the outskirts of the Coimbatore city on Friday night, police said.