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  • Doctor injured in scuffle at MCH

    Andhra Pradesh

  • Violence marks naxal bandh, policeman killed
  • 9 killed as RTC bus rams into jeep
  • Chambers hail interim budget
  • Kanda in fresh row
  • CPI to contest three Lok Sabha, 25 Assembly seats
  • BJP State executive meet at Tirupati on February 13
  • Unease in TRS over Narendra's remarks
  • Centre urged to expedite despatch of doctors' bodies
  • Arrangements in place for Medaram jatara
  • 1,600 services identified for delivery through eSeva centres
  • Congress asked to clarify stand on ticklish issues
  • TDP flayed for targeting Sonia
  • A feel better budget, says Naidu
  • `Officials ready for simultaneous polls'
  • 5 DSPs promoted
  • Something to cheer about
  • "CM's promise on lift scheme a poll stunt"
  • CM reviews law and order situation
  • CM for Delhi today
  • IPS officers shuffled
  • Poster released
  • Disabled seek quota
  • Pensioners asked to back Congress
  • Girijana Sangham meet tomorrow
  • Briefly
  • Crime Watch

    Andhra Pradesh - Others

  • Leaders gearing up for Youth Congress meeting
  • 2 held in aged couple's murder case
  • Minister confident of TDP victory
  • Ryots urged to go for drip irrigation
  • Pendency in cases coming down: judge


  • Allotment of work to contractor irks corporators
  • Man killed, another injured in accident on Magadi Road
  • Deadline for providing school uniforms
  • Programmes to mark Cancer Day
  • `BJP, not communal'
  • College principal Venkataraju dead
  • M.G. Road, none too safe for driving?
  • An exhibition of cartoons that drive home a point
  • Meat pieces found near temple
  • Around The City
  • In Bangalore Today


  • Bullion Rates
  • Stock Market Index
  • Exchange Rates


  • Barrages to be built across Hagari
  • `Govt. taking up projects with an eye on elections'
  • Liquor seized, man held


  • Three buses damaged in stone throwing

    Billiards & Snooker

  • Advani retains junior billiards title


  • L&T demerger scheme
  • Knit Tex 2004
  • Tex Spares 2004 from February 5
  • MetLife India opens branch
  • Lakshmi Vilas Bank Q3 net up 31 p.c.
  • Pioneer Online signs MoU with eSeva
  • Suryalakshmi Cotton's expansion plans
  • Two companies get ISO 9001:2000
  • Synopsys agrees to acquire ADA
  • PNB net profit up
  • Cut sheet laser printing solution
  • Ad Club contest
  • SBI selects Financial Software & Systems
  • Karvy to start PCG services
  • Allianz Bajaj launches operation
  • Touchtel services in Hosur
  • Aviva Life pact with RCDF
  • Bihar Caustic to delist
  • Man Industries' greenfield project
  • Coats India threads for footwear industry


  • Industry hails interim budget
  • Tea, shipping units to benefit
  • No cheer for bourses
  • Budget silent on job creation - AITUC
  • BPO tax continues on OECD norms
  • Broadcasters to register interconnect agreements
  • Sensex sheds 75 points
  • No outsourcing barriers here: U.K. Minister
  • Return on forex assets, gold reserves dip
  • Oil sector ensures disinvestment target


  • Cartoon


  • Shukla to launch new regional party in Chhattisgarh


  • Drinking water supply scheme evokes guarded response
  • Consumers' meeting criticises excess-charging by auto drivers
  • Computer-generated documents at police stations
  • Madras Medical College launches web site
  • Women's contribution to Railways hailed
  • B.E., B.Tech. results published
  • Ayanavaram residents `cheated' by chit fund
  • Payment of water tax
  • Corporation shopping complex crying for attention
  • Chosen for award
  • Around The City
  • In Chennai Today


  • Anand beats Topalov
  • Hari takes lead


  • A dream for Pratibha Advani
  • A full house no more


  • Mayor seeks Rs. 311-cr. subsidy
  • Train diversion to continue till February 9
  • One arrested, cash recovered
  • Around The City
  • In Coimbatore Today
  • Readers' Mail


  • India struggles to beat Zimbabwe
  • Indians have a fighting chance
  • Simmons in a different role
  • Waqar, Saqlain may stage comeback against India


  • The Hindu Crossword 7897
  • Solution to puzzle 7896


  • Top Congress leaders for Panchayat Raj meet
  • Rythu Mitra groups pave way for farmers' progress: Joint Collector
  • 132 porno VCDs seized




  • Rodent control campaign in West Godavari

    Front Page

  • Interim budget benefits Central Government staff
  • Allahabad High Court stays order on districts
  • BSNL may offer more free calls
  • Opposition parties' plea to Election Commission
  • Kalyan Singh rejoins BJP
  • Vaiko to decide today on bail conditions
  • Mumbai police chief shifted


  • More traditional floats likely in Goa carnival


  • Kanika upsets Shruti


  • Projects dedicated to nation


  • Guntur student gets endowment prize
  • Rayapati's Delhi mission `successful'


  • MLA dares Chautala to hold simultaneous polls
  • No `Bird Flu' case in Haryana


  • Congress to give ticket only to `winning' candidates
  • Priority to water supply in Hassan
  • Janata Dal (S) candidate elected Arsikere TP chief


  • Can Japan sustain its resurgence?
  • India, Holland resume bilateral meetings after 27 years
  • Tirkey optimistic of good show


  • Ban orders imposed in Navalgund


  • Central varsity bracing for student polls
  • Chicken consumers unfazed
  • MCH plans vermicompost units in all wards
  • Special bus for women
  • `No harm in consuming chicken'
  • Congress-naxalite nexus out in the open, says Minister
  • Petty issue leads to youth's murder
  • Power employee trapped by ACB
  • Around The City
  • In Hyderabad Today


  • Blair orders probe into intelligence
  • U.S. panel to probe weapons issue
  • Send inspectors to Iraq again, says Moscow
  • Criticial round for Democrats
  • Charges slapped on n-scientists
  • Ricin found in Senator's room
  • French debate `secularism' law
  • Convicted Juppe may quit posts
  • Ranil offers fresh proposals
  • $300 million for Pakistan in U.S. budget

    Jammu & Kashmir

  • Terrorist-police nexus surfaces again in J&K


  • Teachers' plea to lift ban on recruitment


  • Minister urges youth to play key role in polls
  • Rs.78-lakh relief for hailstorm-hit ryots


  • Supreme Court issues notice to Centre, Krishna
  • Nanjundaswamy is dead
  • Potential seen for trade between India and Central America
  • CET to be held from May 12 to 15; test only for Karnataka students
  • A powerful voice that espoused farmers' cause
  • `Telgi case will affect BJP more than Cong.'
  • He gave a new meaning to farmers' movement
  • Former swamiji sentenced to 10 years RI, fined Rs. 25 lakh
  • Centre lacks will to amend Article 371: Krishna
  • Parties accused of ignoring women
  • Krishna defends decision to present full-fledged Budget
  • Nanjundaswamy condoled
  • Govt. refutes Deve Gowda's charges on corridor project
  • State students win trophies at Science Fair
  • CET time-table
  • Official postings
  • World Bank showcasing Bhoomi
  • Central America looking for trade ties
  • Briefly

    Karnataka - Others

  • Help society choose classical values, writers told
  • Kidnap charge dismissed
  • Govt. to promote Jog Falls as `all season attraction'
  • Farmers mourn Nanjundaswamy


  • Kerala to seek more water from Tamil Nadu
  • Two held in dowry torture case
  • KSRTC stir from February 19
  • Notice to Government on appointment of SHRC members
  • Minor partners in UDF demand LS seats
  • Business meet to promote traditional industries
  • MNCs snap up sixth batch of IIM-K students
  • Antony assails Budget, chambers welcome it
  • `Take loans for productive purposes'
  • Coastal hartal total
  • Foreign investment in rubber, coffee plantations likely
  • Strikes cost KSRTC dear: Minister
  • Two instalments of dole by March: Antony
  • Postal stir: talks fail
  • NCP unit in State splits
  • Graphite case: private plea to be heard today
  • KSEB pensioners' fast
  • Farmers assured of more water
  • Stampede: one more Keralite among those killed
  • Three choked to death
  • Briefly
  • Reader's Mail

    Kerala - Others

  • Tourist facilitation centre commissioned at Kallar
  • Change mindset towards IT: Ekbal


  • 3 MLAs `boycott' Congress meet


  • Cusat move to regain CGFNS centre status
  • Budget proposals bring cheer to Kochi
  • Exploring marine sciences
  • Coastal hartal peaceful
  • Indal employees call off relay fast
  • Seminar on Ayurveda
  • FACT workers plan protest march
  • Workshop
  • Around The City
  • In Kochi Today


  • Fishworkers stage dharna
  • Scheduled communities' bid to create vote bank


  • Congress supports Kallur stir

    Leader Page Articles

  • Winners and losers
  • Vote-on-account: use and misuse

    Letters to the Editor

  • Election time
  • Foreign origin
  • The other side
  • The warrant exposť
  • Headscarf issue
  • Kerry's credentials
  • Water grid


  • NDA pursuing Congress policies: Nanaiah
  • More representation sought for women in Congress
  • Ex-serviceman killed in accident


  • `Private broadcasting gaining ground'
  • Administration gearing to organise special health camps
  • Community feast held
  • Gandhiji's historic visit to temple recalled
  • Around The City
  • In Madurai Today
  • Readers' Mail


  • 15,766 km. of expressway needed to ease traffic hold-ups
  • 13,408 people screened at Swasthyamela
  • Preparations on for `Karavali Print Fest'
  • 6 arrested on assault charge
  • Govt. approves vented dam across Gurupur
  • No progress on parking fee proposal
  • Engagements


  • NSDI to foster data sharing among agencies
  • Interest on water bill dues may be waived
  • Industrialists seek release of subsidy arrears


  • Free medical camps held


  • Plea for rubber factory
  • Court boycott
  • New community hall


  • CBI teams verifies records of works


  • A violation of the Constitution, says Opposition
  • Economy on high growth path: PM
  • An irresponsible exercise, says Congress; Laloo calls it a lollipop
  • EC to review poll preparedness today
  • No new sops for farm sector
  • Supreme Court directive to States on Telgi case
  • Thrust to investments in infrastructure
  • Notice to M.P. on rehabilitation of dam-hit
  • Laloo complains to President against Governor
  • Court notice to Karnataka
  • Allowance for Special Area postings
  • Plea for CBI probe against godman turned down
  • Non-lapsable defence fund mooted
  • Sentence against five bank officials stayed
  • Interim railway budget passed
  • Woman paraded half-naked in U.P. village
  • Green building market expanding
  • `Killing' of bull sparks clash
  • Single currency suggested for south Asia
  • Cut in subsidy for LPG, kerosene
  • `Welfare of war widows a national responsibility'

    New Delhi

  • Experts blame DDA for NCR failure
  • Arrested for posing as MP
  • NSUI's open letter to PM
  • MTNL asked to pay for deficient services
  • New recruits to join Tihar staff soon
  • Held for getting his wife killed
  • Focus on open learning
  • Man arrested for friend's murder
  • BJYM rally against Congress stand on Statehood
  • Five robbers arrested
  • MAMC gangrape accused asked to give witnesses' list
  • Remand extended
  • Plea dismissed
  • Kidnapped boy's body found
  • A touching farewell for Class of 2004
  • Bail granted
  • Gayathri Award
  • Sheila leads march seeking Statehood Bill passage
  • Healing with love and compassion
  • Around The City
  • Briefly
  • In The Capital Today


  • Mid-day meal: SHGs to get advance


  • Obituary


  • Orissa CM presents vote-on-account


  • Call to follow teachings of Christ
  • NCM member moots core group of churches


  • Forensic laboratory soon for Pondicherry
  • Six held for painter's murder
  • Resignations hit schemes: AIADMK
  • Homage to Annadurai


  • Lahore, Chandigarh Press Clubs to work for peace


  • Plea to field Priyanka from Koppal or Raichur


  • Vasundhara hails interim Budget


  • Four industries to be set up in Ramnad dt.


  • Everyone needs a mentor


  • 12-point proposal to boost organic farming
  • Cathlab to be inaugurated on Sunday

    Tamil Nadu

  • Vaiko to decide today on bail conditions
  • DPA allies trying to dispel seat-sharing blues
  • `Internet can transform villages'
  • Thiruvananthapuram, Maldives new route for smuggling
  • `Let State Financial Corporations to raise funds abroad'
  • Tirumavalavan quits Assembly membership
  • Small scale industries hail reduction of prime lending rate
  • Meet to explore technology use for language teaching
  • Government directed to pay salary to road workers
  • IUML will choose candidate on February 12
  • Focus on open surgery of pancreatic disorders
  • Make arrangements for Maudany's surgery: court
  • CM to lay stone for new projects at Mayiladumparai
  • Brief Assembly session begins today
  • CellOne centre for online booking opened
  • We don't use Dalits for party's ends, says Veerasamy
  • Governor felicitates cadets
  • Leaders pay homage to Annadurai
  • INL upset with DMK
  • PMK council to meet on Saturday
  • Congress invites applications for seats
  • Briefly

    Tamil Nadu - Others

  • `Take precautionary steps in marriage halls'
  • Floral tributes paid to Annadurai
  • Farmers revolt against stone quarry
  • Three held
  • Homage to Annadurai at Kancheepuram


  • Rupesh Roy downs Chris Eaton
  • Govt. initiative to keep ATP event in Chennai


  • CPI sacrifice for the sake of alliance


  • `Kingpin' in vehicle theft case nabbed
  • Minister to open new ICU at medical college
  • KSEB union plea
  • Move to promote medicines using musli
  • CM for joint effort to develop city
  • Around The City
  • In Thiruvananthapuram Today
  • Campus Notes

    This Day That Age

  • dated February 4, 1954: Agreement on Kashmir
  • dated February 4, 1954: Tragedy mars Kumbh Mela
  • dated February 4, 1954: Avvaiyar Day
  • dated February 4, 1954: New element


  • Health camp begins in Thrissur


  • Allotment of Tiruchi to MDMK leaves Congress surprised
  • AP team visits study circle in Tiruchi
  • Anna remembered
  • Around The City
  • In Tiruchy Today
  • Readers' Mail


  • CPI-M plans fast for house sites


  • `Popularise Udupi's glorious history'
  • Watches stolen

    Uttar Pradesh

  • Violence flares up again in U.P. town
  • Government can do without Kalyan, says SP


  • Link with naxals: Congress leaders rebut TDP charge
  • TDP-BJP tussle continues for Vijayawada East seat
  • Advocate ends self-imposed `exile'
  • CPI vies for Vijayawada West
  • Protest against handing over of cows
  • Banks urged to give loans to patta landholders
  • TTD chief denies charge on laddu quality
  • Floating of party by Brahmins opposed
  • BCs seek 50 p.c. quota
  • Around The City
  • In Vijayawada Today


  • Indian values must to formulate human resource policies
  • Dug-up road creates traffic bottleneck
  • Water park renovation work begins
  • VPT employee's house burgled
  • Gavaras' plea to Congress
  • Around The City
  • In Visakhapatnam Today


  • Weather

    West Bengal

  • Stray incidents mark Trinamool bandh

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