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  • Stir against McDowell Company withdrawn
  • TKMM College gets NAAC recognition


  • Collector asks farmers not to lose hope
  • "Find a permanent solution to farmers' problems"
  • Weaver tries to end life

    Andhra Pradesh

  • Five more farmers commit suicide
  • TDP unfazed by new Government's move
  • Three naxals surrender
  • Freeze debt recovery: CPI(M)
  • APCO sets higher sales target of Rs. 110 crores
  • Change of Government rekindles Urdu-lovers' hopes
  • Police clueless in jewellery theft case
  • Tobacco growers plump for new insurance package
  • Congress top guns in race for RS seats
  • Urban banks' depositors face unprecedented crisis
  • Sarpanches want Janmabhoomi scrapped
  • BoI targets coastal AP for business development
  • Government initiative to revive Prudential, Vasavi banks
  • Assistance to farmers brooks no delay: CPI
  • Prudential Bank Chairman resigns
  • Senior Assistant held on graft charge
  • Two special secretaries appointed for CM's office
  • TDP unfazed by new Government's move
  • Panel on suicides to meet on May 30
  • `PSUs must for national security'
  • TRS expresses anguish
  • Daggubati not upset
  • KCR for city tomorrow
  • Briefly
  • Crime watch

    Andhra Pradesh - Others

  • No power supply


  • Semifinalists spotted


  • Court quashes plea against National College flyover
  • Marks card racket busted, ex-official among seven held
  • Police prevent lorries from entering Palace Grounds
  • Two brothers stabbed to death
  • Better performance by BMP colleges
  • CBSE 10th standard results today
  • KaverEcom kiosk ready
  • Around the City
  • In Bangalore Today


  • Stock Market Index
  • Exchange rates


  • Robinson's back, IOB has its tail up
  • Salem squeaks past Dindigul


  • Sanchar Seva medals presented


  • Former councillor murdered

    Billiards & Snooker

  • Quarterfinalists spotted


  • HCL Comnet's initiatives
  • Blow Plast's West Asia expansion plan
  • Centurion Bank to offer RTGS services
  • Bunge's strategy for Dalda brand
  • New MD for HMT Machine Tools
  • IFB's hardwater compatible washing machine
  • Sasken ties up with e-SIM
  • Kavveri Telecom's pact with Israeli firm
  • Golden Rhino award for Tally Solutions
  • SMS banking services
  • Monster buys jobs portal
  • Idea recasts top deck
  • Matrix Lab board nod for share allotment
  • Kinetic launches Zing
  • New General Managers for SBH
  • Sasken ties up with e-SIM
  • Golden Rhino award for Tally Solutions


  • Buoyant growth in exports, infrastructure
  • DaimlerChrysler rolls out new Benz variant
  • Chidambaram meets RBI, SEBI, IDBI chiefs
  • Rupee weakens further
  • Sensex recovers from early lows
  • Colour-Chem maintains dividend
  • Santosh Mohan Dev takes charge
  • Many foreign-born CEOs in U.S. corporate houses
  • FICCI welcomes draft CMP
  • Saudi pledge fails to stem soaring oil prices
  • Avesthagen to address infant drug


  • `Considerable increase in groundwater level'
  • `Chennai container terminal firm should be more transparent in its working'
  • Good response to Jawahar Bal Bhavan summer courses
  • 3,000 cases booked for smoking ban violation
  • TNEB bill collection centre
  • Fall in cholera cases, say health officials
  • Freedom fighter dead
  • Beggar's death: hunt for cook
  • Chewing tobacco seized, 6 held
  • Survey findings
  • Metrowater tankers collide
  • Around the City
  • In Chennai Today


  • Saheli triumphs with round to spare
  • All eyes on Sangeetha
  • Humpy moves into third round


  • Land purchase for relocation of foundries under way
  • Around the City
  • In Coimbatore Today
  • Readers' Mail


  • Ponting pilots Australia to victory
  • Pankaj shines
  • Narrow win for LA Lakers
  • Srikar, Nazar claim hat-tricks
  • Subhania scrapes through
  • Unbeaten century by Sumit
  • Dravid to continue as wicketkeeper in one-dayers: Ganguly
  • Vintage Hussain guides England to victory
  • Sri Lankans on top
  • Camp concludes
  • Big win for SBT `A'
  • Narender hits century
  • Raja bowls Blooming XI to victory
  • KBCA wins Sunday Cup
  • Allround show by Siddharth Verma
  • Allround show by Aditya
  • Geet in great form
  • Big win for Customs


  • The Hindu Crossword 7993
  • Solution to puzzle 7992


  • Trust disburses over Rs. 123 cr. to NLC employees
  • `H' card-holders can get rations from July 1


  • Call for early completion of irrigation projects
  • Women vow to banish bottle from their village
  • Call for donations to enable free power supply
  • Farmers stage dharna over spurious seeds
  • All-party meeting to discuss farmers' suicides
  • Parked trolley leads to 3 mishaps


  • Campaign against lapses in Sujala project to be intensified


  • Rs. 7.53 crores for improving groundwater sources




  • Permanent recognition sought for matriculation schools
  • Water scarcity in Dharapuram


  • SBT earns promotion
  • Fransa Goa finishes runner-up
  • Five new faces in Indian team
  • Bihar off to a winning start
  • Douglas Da Silva on a new mission
  • Nilgiris DFA storms back to beat Netaji
  • Customs and Central Excise posts win

    Front Page

  • Somnath Chatterjee set to be Speaker
  • DMK gets Shipping, Revenue
  • Ministers to take charge today
  • Minor damage to Najaf shrine
  • Lahoti, next Chief Justice
  • Shot dead
  • Contraband seized
  • Kanshi Ram critical
  • Iraq resolution introduced


  • Fine show by Indians


  • Article 371: all eyes on new government
  • Passengers robbed of valuables, cash


  • Record wheat arrival at Haryana mandis

    Himachal Pradesh

  • Leaders surprised over absence of Himachal in Cabinet


  • Thumping win for Sporting


  • Public convenience falls prey to land sharks
  • Taxis under MCH tax net
  • Majlis leaders call on YSR
  • Woman drowned in swimming pool
  • RTC to operate additional trips
  • Distribution of free textbooks from tomorrow
  • Workshop on managerial skills begins today
  • Road digging causes traffic snarl
  • Alternative accommodation for OU students
  • Prohibitory orders
  • Around the City
  • In Hyderabad Today


  • 'No engagement with LTTE'
  • Draft deals with post-June 30 scene
  • Teheran drew U.S. into Iraq war?
  • A clean chit for Beckham
  • Inadequate: France
  • Blair rules out `timetable' for withdrawal
  • Bush outlines steps for Iraq's freedom, democracy
  • Russia may get OIC status
  • More fissures in airport building

    Jammu & Kashmir

  • J-K to stop food wastage at marriages
  • Kheerbhawani mela to be telecast live


  • Congress, JD(S) move closer to govt. formation
  • HC to pass order on fees tomorrow
  • All roads lead to Dharam's house
  • BGML will be revived, says Muniyappa
  • JD(S) to leave Chief Minister's post to Congress?
  • Decentralisation likely to get a boost
  • Elephants wreak havoc in Sakleshpur
  • Ministers from State assume charge
  • No change in textbooks for primary school children
  • Teachers threaten stir
  • Students told to become entrepreneurs
  • `FCI not responsible for diversion of grain'

    Karnataka - Others

  • Child suffering from `acute parasite paralysis'


  • Pepper research station to get a new lease of life
  • Medical college teachers warn of agitation
  • Antony urged to resign
  • Leaders pay glowing tributes to Nayanar
  • Review K.T. Thomas panel report: managements
  • State to impose trawling ban
  • State Congress leadership draws flak
  • Single-digit lottery: court directive to Governments
  • Higher Secondary SAY examination on June 17
  • Steps to clear budgeted schemes
  • Karthikeyan calls for introspection
  • Sayeed, Ahamed take charge
  • Air fares to go up from today
  • Chandy meets Karunakaran
  • PKV opposes closure of FCI godown
  • Additional flight
  • Briefly
  • Readers' Mail

    Kerala - Others

  • Softwood scarcity hits saw mills


  • Goan team visits Ernakulam district panchayat
  • Programme for mass eradication of filariasis
  • Anxiety over viral fever outbreak
  • Illegal import of red sandalwood: two held
  • Interactive session on U.S. visas
  • Course on Indian intellectual traditions
  • Free trip for SSLC rank holders
  • Stay against release of film vacated
  • Chamber demand
  • Around the City
  • In Kochi today


  • State has been ignored: KDF


  • Off-campus centres may kick up a row


  • Challa tells ryots not to panic
  • TDP blames Congress for farmers' suicides

    Leader Page Articles

  • Expanding the Security Council
  • Dangerous precedent

    Letters to the Editor

  • Coalition dharma
  • Do constructive work
  • A myth
  • How India voted
  • Shocking
  • Science & religion

    Madhya Pradesh

  • New tendu leaf policy to bring more revenue


  • Officials come under fire at Kodagu ZP meet
  • Kodagu BJP to picket Coffee Board office


  • Funds sanctioned for art centre
  • Many acres of government `poromboke' land retrieved
  • Applications invited
  • Around the City
  • In Madurai Today
  • Readers' Mail


  • Dalit woman's death rocks Assembly


  • MP seeks probe into rice racket
  • Mangalore Diocese takes up rainwater harvesting
  • Centre urged to give importance to education
  • Konkani academy asked to publish more books
  • Two held on murder charge
  • Applications invited
  • Engagements


  • Delay in government formation blamed for farmers problems
  • Several factors raise hopes of revival of sericulture
  • Symposium on cultural heritage from Saturday
  • RAF in Mysore to prepare database
  • Potential seen for micro electro systems


  • Get `H' cancelled, cardholders told


  • Brajesh goes after a powerful innings
  • BJP parliamentary party meet on June 1
  • Agnihotri quits as Ambassador-at-Large
  • Natwar, Kasuri to press ahead with talks
  • Waghela to seek `white paper' on Godhra
  • Skeletons, script found at ancient burial site in Tamil Nadu
  • Musharraf invites Sonia to Pakistan
  • Justice Lahoti will be CJI for 17 months
  • CPI suggests amendments in CMP
  • An outstanding parliamentarian
  • Centre's interlocutor on Kashmir resigns
  • Mulayam found himself marginalised
  • Putin calls up Vajpayee
  • 'Dignity of PM's office compromised'
  • Court notice on plea of Kanshi Ram's mother
  • `NDA ignored farmers'
  • A message of peace
  • Soli Sorabjee submits resignation
  • Laloo to meet officials of naxal-infested States
  • Army for separate info network in border areas
  • States can provide free power: P.M. Sayeed
  • Lower Munda blast reveals the chinks
  • Chidambaram calls on Bardhan
  • Arjun Singh calls IIM heads for meeting


  • Civic body to upgrade water supply system
  • Two commit suicide?

    New Delhi

  • Kendriya Bhandar weekly rates
  • BJP meeting a stormy affair
  • MCD Leader opposes trifurcation
  • Contract killer arrested
  • Govt. to introduce smart card system for driving licences
  • Azad for early finalisation of Master Plan
  • Anxious students jam helplines
  • Kiran Walia in the eye of a storm
  • Panel formed to tackle water crisis
  • Police to don a humane face
  • Demolitions lead to violence
  • Fracas hits work at airport cargo terminal
  • Rice scam: CBI registers case
  • Two held for auto-lifting
  • NCR planning board to meet today
  • Rain cools Capital
  • ISO certification for bank
  • Congress revamp on the cards
  • Around the City
  • Briefly
  • In the Capital Today


  • Minister's call for uniform festival allowance


  • Police recover idols stolen from Tindivanam
  • Cash award for policemen
  • International Tamil meet to discuss Eelam issue


  • Akalis to boycott Tytler in Parliament
  • Bhinder panel report soon
  • Better co-ordination to check poppy smuggling
  • Apathy in a former hotbed of terrorism
  • Three hurt as gunmen fire at car
  • Punjab to set up biotech park

    Racing : Horse

  • Mysore summer races from today

    Racing : Motor

  • Head dropped as Williams' technical director


  • Unions happy, Congress terms retrograde step
  • 67 per cent increase in foreign tourists


  • Rs. 30-crore proposal for underground drainage


  • Vallalar's path


  • Good day for Nitin Mongia


  • List of unrecognised schools in Shimoga
  • Appeal to parents on admissions


  • Athens-bound shooters to train abroad

    Sports : General

  • Dutt to strive for increased budgetary outlay
  • DTA's efforts to popularise taekwondo
  • Ch. Right Staff is Dog of the Year
  • SAAP aid for Narang, Shobha


  • Siddharth beats Pratik


  • Sandeep steals the show

    Table Tennis

  • State-ranking TT tournament from tomorrow

    Tamil Nadu

  • `No witch-hunt in cases against Jayalalithaa'
  • 104 case diary files on grave crimes missing in Madurai police stations
  • Teachers will be trained to handle new subjects
  • `It is cholera outbreak in Erode'
  • PIL seeks judicial probe into deletion of names from voters' list
  • `No ground for opposing bail for blast case undertrials'
  • Delay in opening Madurai Bench hits litigants, MP tells Bhardwaj
  • Scientist awards for IIT, Anna University professors
  • Give one more berth to south, PT tells Manmohan
  • Situation in Pondy village under control
  • Notice to Anna varsity against TNPCEE
  • Irrigation supply for kuruvai
  • Warehouse project for Tirupur exports to EU
  • Trial run begins for bringing borewell water to Chennai
  • Awards for scientists announced
  • 'Govt. committed to financing small units under WTO-compatible schemes'
  • Focus shifts to Coonoor
  • Aavin focus on creating need-based facilities
  • Briefly

    Tamil Nadu - Others

  • Municipality's steps to prevent diarrhoea
  • Sandalwood trees stolen


  • Anklesria in main draw
  • Sonal rallies to beat Geeta
  • Navratilova bows out; Federer finds his feet on French clay
  • Navratilova's return: not all players thrilled
  • Ranjan Prasad gets top billing
  • Sania advances


  • New water sports in Thanjavur park


  • Jeweller attacked, robbed of 500 sovereigns
  • Accord reached on monsoon fishing in Vizhinjam
  • Security guard held on robbery charge
  • New textbooks for Standard X despatched
  • 31.8 per cent pass in B.Com
  • Strike resolved
  • Automatic Trunk Booking Service commissioned
  • Applications invited
  • Around the City
  • In Thiruvananthapuram Today
  • Campus Notes

    This Day That Age

  • dated May 26,1954: National Plan Bonds
  • dated May 26,1954: Mountaineering Institute
  • dated May 26,1954: Autonomy to E. Bengal
  • dated May 26,1954: Havan at Badrinath


  • Corporation to sign MoU with KITCO
  • Car goes up in flames


  • SHG products to have local brand names
  • They demand voting rights
  • Woman murder: grandson held
  • Around the City
  • In Tiruchi Today
  • Readers' Mail


  • Focus shifts to fruit show in Coonoor


  • Appointment of Fernandes as Minister welcomed

    Uttar Pradesh

  • Train driver, guard suspended
  • Three more UP MLAs to retain Lok Sabha seats


  • VMC yet to get funds for Pushkarams
  • Subdued summer brings down fire accidents in Krishna district
  • Nod for prayer hall
  • In Vijayawada Today


  • Konathala highlights water woes
  • Dronamraju Srinivas quits party post?
  • It's anything but a park
  • Bitumen plant commissioned
  • VC's ouster sought
  • Around the City


  • Musheerabad Playground moves up


  • Weather

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  • Sami unavailable for Kent
  • Bentla's rare distinction

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