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  • Low price hits sale of paddy


  • 8.59 cr. SGRY funds for Anantapur district

    Andhra Pradesh

  • YSR announces aid for kin of suicide victims
  • Prudential depositors look to Congress for help
  • Soyabean seed distribution needs review
  • Chilli prices look up at Guntur yard
  • CPI(M) lauds dues waiver, asks Congress to honour promises
  • Three held in murder case?
  • Rise in accidents: officials indulge in blame game
  • Trawlers' bid to turn to tuna fishing
  • Cyclonic storm moves away, monsoon advances
  • Family blames power officials for man's death
  • Congress vows to fulfil election promises
  • TDP has left empty coffers for us: Congress
  • Two held, five cars recovered
  • Folk festival ends on grand note
  • Give free power only to genuine ryots: CPI
  • FFW scam needs deeper probe: Vigilance IG
  • YSR flays BJP's campaign against Sonia
  • Mahila Congress lashes out at Sushma Swaraj
  • TDP reiterates opposition to council revival
  • Ex-Minister says he will continue to serve people
  • Recruitment after 12-year wait
  • BJP MLA-elect to quit party posts
  • Four killed in mishaps
  • Congressmen flay Sushma's remarks
  • Pensioners seek sanction of DA
  • Traders warned against jacking up prices
  • RTC services on two new routes
  • For your eyes only!
  • Briefly
  • Crime Watch

    Andhra Pradesh - Others

  • Gowda seeks birthday blessings at Tirumala
  • Housing Corporation completes 7,255 houses
  • Soya seeds to be distributed
  • Individual results of Class VII delayed
  • MLA-elect felicitated


  • Anju jumps to fourth in World ranking
  • Indiranagar prevails over VBBC


  • For most students what mattered was the test
  • Motorcycle rider dies after hitting tanker
  • Traffic police to launch new cell
  • Student kidnapped?
  • Car traced in Kushalnagar
  • Businessman robbed of cash
  • Around the City
  • In Bangalore Today


  • Stock Market Index
  • Exchange rates
  • Bullion rates


  • Central Excise goes down fighting
  • Roses records win


  • Belgaum farmers upbeat over monsoon forecast


  • Rain brings respite to Bijapur district


  • SEBI to host IOSCO's meet
  • TCS joins Symbian Program
  • Infosys unveils new solution
  • HP's all-in-one system
  • ISE opens first DP branch in Coimbatore
  • Can Fin Homes to open more branches
  • Booklet released
  • Welspun Gujarat board approves merger
  • Refrigerator with sixth sense
  • Godavari Fertilizer turns black
  • AirTel's feat
  • FICCI AP chapter's new Chairman
  • The Sun Tech Days 2004
  • JRG's commodity trading through NCDEX
  • Bonanza Group opens Kerala branch
  • State Bank of Mysore net up 52 p.c.
  • Diebold secures ATM order
  • Vodafone's pact with Bangalore firm
  • Titan's `Gold Rush' contest
  • Aditi strengthens top management
  • Infinite revenue up 33 p.c.
  • Handymax dry bulk carrier to GE Shipping


  • Markets bounce back, Sensex recovers 372 points
  • RBI projects 6.5-7 p.c. growth rate
  • Market crash: economist's viewpoint
  • U.S. move will not cause `security vacuum': Seoul
  • Maruti to invest in diesel engine plant
  • FICCI's wish list for new Government
  • Dena Bank's net up
  • Rupee posts further gains
  • Jindal Steel to pay 125 p.c. final


  • Easy for seeds


  • Cartoon


  • Jogi quits House


  • Delay in Harrington Road subway work affects vehicle users, pedestrians
  • `Cholera outbreak restricted to few Corporation divisions'
  • SHGs showcase their products
  • 2.4 lakh students will benefit
  • Uncleared garbage puts post office staff to hardship
  • Woman alleges dowry harassment
  • Private firm burgled
  • Four youths drowned in Madipakkam lake
  • Around the City
  • In Chennai Today


  • Memorable day for Kruttika
  • Ravi takes home the title
  • Vikram Saralaya is champion
  • Raju, Srikanth triumph


  • Setback to TNEB's tree-pruning drive
  • 20 more held
  • Around the City
  • In Coimbatore Today
  • Reader's Mail


  • ICC considering two-tier Test format
  • Champions Trophy Schedule
  • Ponting determined to win elusive Champions Trophy
  • Miandad to continue as coach: PCB
  • Shoaib to see London specialist
  • Sawej shines
  • SBM, Canara Bank joint winners
  • Pension scheme to be inaugurated on May 21
  • Patel shines
  • Easy for K.N. Colts
  • Narrow win for Ganguly XI
  • Rajeev Rathore shines
  • Good knock by Anil
  • Revanth scalps four


  • The Hindu Crossword No. 7987
  • Solution to puzzle 7986


  • Call to hasten irrigation projects
  • Donations roll in for free power supply




  • Octopus Marine in final
  • Customs in last four
  • Beckham, Real Madrid clash on testimonial appearance
  • SBT defeats BSF
  • AIIMS trounces BSNL

    Front Page

  • With Sonia saying no, Manmohan is set to be Prime Minister
  • They stood like rock behind Sonia
  • Euphoria, anger and a sullen mood
  • Jayalalithaa withdraws defamation cases against media
  • Growth fixed at 6.5 -7p.c.
  • Sensex rebounds
  • Power failure in Mumbai
  • Free farm power supply restored, income ceiling goes for PDS
  • Uma Bharti resigns
  • MBBS applications from June 1
  • Death for murder


  • BJP celebrates victory in Gulbarga


  • Health panels may be scrapped
  • A special gesture


  • Introspection spurs INLD to turn a new leaf


  • BSP claims credit for political impasse in State


  • Tirunelveli wins title
  • Korea thrashes India for title
  • Youth League routs AC Guards


  • BJP-JD (U) combine makes gains in Dharwad


  • Poll-related work continues
  • Going gets tough for Panjagutta police
  • No power supply in some areas
  • Haphazard road-digging adds to chaos
  • Auto users asked to pay by meter
  • Decision on user charges hailed
  • Around the City
  • In Hyderabad Today

    India & World

  • Orthodox Jews burn Indian wigs
  • BJP essentially racist: Rushdie
  • China for `constructive partnership'


  • Israel launches fresh offensive in Gaza
  • Jordan King tells Arafat to consider quitting
  • Sri Lankan House elects Deputy Speaker unanimously
  • Iraq: U.S. clings to the burdens of power
  • Russia keen to build second nuclear reactor in Iran
  • China slams U.S.
  • Princess may lead Japan into new era
  • Bush does a U-turn on HIV drugs
  • U.S. report lists rights abuses in South Asia
  • Experts urge Putin to reject Kyoto pact
  • Kuwaiti women may get voting rights
  • New beginnings for Romania's Roma
  • Emergency in Nigerian State
  • Awami League plans agitation

    Jammu & Kashmir

  • J&K Congress for legal action against Uma, Sushma


  • Drug administration drive against filariasis


  • Rebel hints at rejoining Congress
  • Farmers asked not to resort to suicide
  • Recruitment test for constables


  • Governor's efforts remain incomplete
  • CET off to a smooth start
  • Siddaramaiah upbeat about coalition
  • `Only 13 p.c. of dues collected'
  • Insurance employees threaten to re-launch agitation
  • `Judges' actions must raise public confidence'
  • Trial court order against Brijesh Patel stayed
  • Congress gets a drubbing in `safe constituency'
  • JD(S) urged to join Congress-led Govt.
  • Eight B.E. courses of SIT get accreditation
  • Govt. seeks more time to finalise fees
  • Verdict in favour of secularism: Moily
  • Stanchart-Rotary credit card launched
  • JD(S) celebrates Deve Gowda's birthday
  • Mallya blamed for party's defeat
  • Briefly

    Karnataka - Others

  • Procession turns violent in Sringeri
  • Death of Freddy, a blow to Konkani movement
  • Maratha organisation criticises MES
  • Man killed in road accident
  • `Sandhya Raga' on May 25
  • Around the City


  • UDF for corrective measures
  • Pass percentage goes down in HS examination
  • VHSE results: all pass in 72 schools
  • Kuppana case: sentence suspended
  • Express trains diverted
  • Probe handling of lottery case: RSP
  • Metropolitan files writ plea against Lok Ayukta
  • Show-cause notice to 51 schools
  • Briefly

    Kerala - Others

  • Floating boat jetty planned at Neyyar Dam
  • Car fatally knocks down woman tourist at Kovalam


  • Ernakulam schools fare well in HSC, VHSC examinations
  • Film Chamber decides to boost production


  • Three arrested on murder charges


  • Found dead


  • Reject panel recommendations: SFI
  • Man gets life term for murdering wife
  • Dharna staged


  • Free power lights up lives all around
  • Housewife commits suicide?
  • New substation at Alampur charged
  • Christian forum hails Congress win

    Leader Page Articles

  • Government formation and after
  • Centre-State financial ties

    Letters to the Editor

  • Stock market crash
  • Verdict 2004
  • Swaraj speak


  • In Madurai Today
  • `Natchathira thottam' coming up at Koodalsengulam
  • Army recruitment rally
  • Probe into missing voters' names
  • Sharp rise in Periyar dam level
  • Around the City


  • Drive planned against spread of filariasis
  • Varsity promises error-free question papers
  • Mangalore University promises error-free question papers
  • `Konkani Utsav' to mark decennial of academy
  • A feast in store for theatre buffs
  • Honour for Red Cross district branch
  • Left parties see conspiracy


  • Electoral reforms to usher in `true democracy' mooted
  • Draft resolution adopted to protect cultural values
  • Students to protest against commercialisation of education


  • Mukkadal reservoir filling up


  • PW urged to stop targeting TDP leaders


  • `Power in itself has never attracted me'
  • BSP to give issue-based support
  • `DMK will decide within weeks'
  • NDA will attend swearing-in if it is not Sonia
  • CPI(M) panel sets out contours of CMP
  • Congress choice acceptable to us: allies
  • Confusion outside 10 Janpath
  • Fervent pleas failed to persuade Sonia
  • `No decision yet on Disinvestment Ministry'
  • Cyclonic storm moves away
  • Naveen Patnaik allocates portfolios
  • Call for more ties between India, Sri Lanka in archaeology
  • Disciplinary action against Army officers in Tehelka case
  • A partyman's message
  • Congressmen stage demonstrations
  • Naval team conquers Mount Everest
  • Somnath Chatterjee is CPI(M) leader in Lok Sabha
  • RSP offers conditional support
  • Personal attacks on Sonia blamed for poor performance in Gujarat
  • Girls fare better in ICSE, ISC exams
  • Uma Bharti sends in resignation
  • Navy guns down 3 Pakistani fishermen
  • Children dissuaded Sonia: Basu
  • PW kills four Dalits
  • Senior Congress leaders meet


  • New units for jobless youth under PMRY
  • Scrapping of hospital charges hailed

    New Delhi

  • Kendriya Bhandar weekly rates
  • Euphoria, anger and a sullen mood
  • Congress loyalists cry foul over MCD affairs
  • CM asks officials to expedite relocation of industries
  • Anand blames Chopra for defeat
  • Scribe among three nabbed on blackmailing charge
  • Man held for duping many
  • Sher Singh remains an enigma for police
  • Sheila summons discom officials
  • Developments at 10 Janpath stall elections
  • Stolen paintings didn't belong to renowned artists, say police
  • Two arrested for murder
  • IGL issues notice
  • Severe water crisis grips Capital
  • cinema
  • Girl criminally assaulted
  • Around the City
  • Briefly
  • In the Capital Today

    News Analysis

  • Salute to Sonia


  • Obituary


  • Mahajnana Saraswatha Yajnam today
  • Mass feast held at Thiruvanvandoor temple


  • Pondy Congress MLAs threaten to resign
  • New WLL exchange for Pondy by November


  • May showers encourage kharif crop hopes in Raichur district


  • Rajasthan HC order on polluting mines


  • Poor performance by govt. schools


  • Awareness of Dharma

    Sports : General

  • 2012 Olympics: Host cities' list pruned
  • Football risks being kicked out of Olympics
  • J&K drubs Pondicherry
  • Pursuing an Olympic dream against heavy odds
  • Krishna-Jameeluddin duo posts win
  • <110>Liverpool accepts Thai bid


  • Constable recruitment from May 24


  • Martin wins 200m freestyle

    Tamil Nadu

  • BSNL decision
  • People made CM withdraw punitive measures: Vasan
  • Agitations, poll verdict led to announcements: CITU
  • Jayalalithaa chooses the easier option
  • Namakkal Municipality envisages model eco-city
  • Biometric mapping soon for U.S. visas
  • Welcome, though belated: delta farmers
  • Government decision may benefit 18.5 lakh families
  • High Court allows Vaiko to apply for fresh passport
  • Amrita varsity to offer course in journalism
  • Cauvery issue is my priority, says Ganesan
  • People apprehensive about future: BJP
  • SP's grievance day meetings
  • 12 hospitalised for cholera-like symptoms in Madurai
  • Road roko for water
  • TMMK condemns U.S.' atrocities
  • No plan to visit Hyderabad
  • Vanniyar Sangam flays Ramadoss
  • NMR services resume
  • Briefly

    Tamil Nadu - Others

  • Cell set up to receive petitions from voters


  • Juergen Melzer sends Rusedski packing
  • Lufthansa sponsors KSLTA wards' travel
  • Ranjan, Snigdha get top billing


  • `Operate more trains on Kumbakonam route'
  • Solid waste management privatised


  • All 20 accused in murder case acquitted
  • Good show by city schools
  • Filariasis eradication programme on June 5
  • Food poisoning: four hospitalised
  • Homage paid to Naval officer
  • Viswakarmas' claim
  • Around the City
  • In Tiruvananthapuram Today

    This Day That Age

  • dated May 19, 1954: Nehru on Congress
  • dated May 19, 1954: U.S. ruling on schools
  • dated May 19, 1954: Scheme dropped
  • dated May 19, 1954: Tribute to Sankaracharya


  • Triumph over troubles


  • And now civic projects need attention
  • In Tiruchi Today
  • Pedestrian crossings
  • Stress on rights of consumers
  • Plea to focus on rights of children
  • Revised train timings
  • Sushma Swaraj effigy burnt
  • Around the City


  • Good flow in Courtallam Falls
  • 2 women commit suicide


  • Installation ceremony

    Uttar Pradesh

  • Raja Bhaiyya freed, supporters celebrate


  • VMC's `dumping' act irks residents
  • People urged to shun superstitions
  • Phone numbers of eSeva managers
  • Summer camp concludes
  • Around the City
  • In Vijayawada Today


  • PW declares war against graft
  • BIS seizes unlicensed drinking water sachets
  • Agonising wait for rationed water
  • Free tri-cycles for handicapped
  • Around the City
  • In Visakhapatnam Today


  • Protest over anti-Sonia remarks


  • Weather

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