PDP reiterates support for LDFKOCHI: The People's Democratic Party (PDP) has reiterated that it will support the LDF in the Assembly elections and that this support will help the front win comfortably. Working president of the PDP Poonthura Siraj told a news conference here on Thursday that PDP workers would campaign effectively for the LDF. Mr. Siraj also circulated an appeal from PDP chairman Abdul Nasir Maudany, now in jail in connection with the Coimbatore blasts case, telling party workers to vote for LDF candidates. Staff Reporter

PostponedTHIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The election to the post of chairperson of the Palakkad municipality scheduled for April 24 has been postponed. The State Election Commission announced here on Thursday that it would be held on May 24. Special Correspondent

PG super-specialty medical entranceTHIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The entrance examination for PG super-specialty medical courses will be held here on June 24 and 25. A detailed notification for the examination will be issued in May, the Entrance Examinations Commissioner has informed. Staff Reporter

Sonia coming to ThrissurTHRISSUR: Congress President Sonia Gandhi is likely to address an election meeting in Thrissur on April 24. District Congress Committee (DCC) sources told The Hindu here that Ms. Gandhi is likely to address a public meeting at the Vidyarthi Corner of the Thekkinkadu Maidan at 10 am. However the exact timings will be finalised only on Thursday night. Ms. Gandhi will be flying down to Thrissur by a helicopter, which will land at the Kuttanellur Government College ground helipad. Staff Reporter