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Andhra Pradesh

  • NFC crosses major milestone
  • External agencies ready to fund irrigation projects: Speaker
  • TRS demand: trouble in Congress
  • CPI wants contract lecturer system scrapped
  • We are working out modalities: Andhra Bank chief
  • Delay in action against Balakrishna deplored
  • Naidu crying hoarse over non-issues: Congress
  • Transco to function only as transmission entity
  • UPA a victory for secular forces: Jaipal
  • Villagers rescue girl from conman
  • Hassle-free loans to ryots assured
  • TRS owes answer: BJP
  • Tsundur case: High Court admits plea
  • Girl dies in freak mishap
  • SVIMS seeks Central grant
  • TDP leaders of Telangana to meet today
  • Two farmers commit suicide
  • Uncertainty over sugar units' revival
  • RS nominations found valid
  • Petroleum price hike inevitable: Congress
  • Four cooperative sugar units to be privatized
  • `Government to borrow at lower interest rates'
  • Briefly

    Andhra Pradesh - Others

  • Diseased ryots' dues settled
  • Six arrested in murder case


  • Prasad still in the hunt


  • Benedict, Sureka hog limelight


  • Lokayukta takes BMP officials to task
  • Khadi board studying plan on earthen cups
  • Drives by police become a thing of the past
  • Kodagu DCC office-bearers appointed
  • Man held on charge of cheating 32 people
  • Pourakarmikas' demand: fiat to officials
  • Police yet to crack double murder case
  • 20 injured in clash
  • Train cancelled
  • Fire in bakery
  • Around the City
  • In Bangalore Today


  • Exchange rates
  • Bullion rates


  • Indira Nagar HS rallies to win
  • Upset wins for Pro-Tec, Rangers
  • State team for youth championship


  • Appointed


  • Bihar Assembly adjourned before schedule

    Billiards & Snooker

  • India wins first Test
  • Close win for Catholic Club


  • Inflation surges to 5.55 p.c.
  • Reliance Energy tariffs
  • Finolex Cables modifies business
  • Chamber plea on job reservation
  • Weavers seek abolition of duty
  • 'Brokers should be `feeding points' for insurance'
  • Premier Explosives to sell loss-making units
  • Grasim open offer closes on June 21
  • Office 2000 ties up with U.S. firm
  • New director for IFMR
  • Central Bank pact with New India Assurance
  • Corporation Bank pact with ICFAI University
  • Agri business conference
  • Cheslind Textile shares delisted from BgSE
  • Gokulam Chit opens branch
  • NHPC's huge investment plans
  • Infosys' largest training facility NEW DELHI: Infosys Technologies is building the world's largest c
  • i-flex gets $10 m contract
  • Shonde joins NTPC as ED


  • Comprehensive policy on spectrum soon, says Maran
  • Bank guarantee cut for STD operators
  • Non-residents and the external debt
  • WHO pulls out Cipla's 2 anti-AIDS drugs
  • Sensex sheds 70 points
  • Rupee crashes to five-month low
  • HLL completes disposal of mushrooms business
  • Andhra Pradesh CM meets RBI Governor, industrialists
  • TVS plans to phase out `Max'


  • Cartoon


  • Small wages, big risks
  • Gang attacks women in Kilpauk flat
  • Cancer institute seeks enhanced role
  • Auto unions, passenger groups agree on fare revision
  • Vegetable prices come down
  • Rs. 40 cr. for classrooms in Corporation schools
  • Bus diversion for sewerage work
  • Complaint on bogus certificate
  • Councillors move HC for Corporation meet
  • RPF collects Rs. 22.22 lakhs fine
  • Rs. 1 lakh relief for constable's family
  • Around the City
  • In Chennai Today


  • Prakash shocks Aarthie


  • Curbing a social evil
  • Excel SIM card crunch to ease soon
  • Storage in reservoirs improves
  • Auction
  • Around the City
  • In Coimbatore Today


  • `Ups and downs part of the game'
  • Vijay Yadav retires
  • Big win for South Zone
  • Lillee all praise for Raghavendra Rao
  • Pahari Dhiraj wins


  • The Hindu Crossword No. 8014
  • Solution to puzzle No. 8013


  • Proposals for water supply to two panchayats forwarded
  • Premium payment date for farmers extended
  • CITU programme for LIC staff, teachers


  • Water schedule announced




  • Banana crop submerged
  • Minister reviews works
  • Collector's fiat


  • Croatia puts up a spirited show
  • Germany to go all out against Latvia
  • The positives of AFC's `Vision India' report
  • Rooney's brace keeps England in the hunt
  • Goal... but who scored?
  • AIFF seeks suggestions from NFL clubs
  • LMPC enters semifinals
  • Big win for Sara Elgi
  • Titles for Zakir Hussain, Central Sectt.
  • Vellore in last four

    Front Page

  • Budget will be based on CMP: Chidambaram
  • The Hindu hands over voters' complaints to EC
  • VAT from April
  • Vajpayee owns up defeat
  • Probe Ahmedabad shootout, NHRC tells Gujarat police
  • `Debt relief' for farmers
  • IIM-C reverts to old fee
  • Heptulla set to enter RS
  • Akhtar arrested
  • Extradition treaty
  • Clash at E.U. meet
  • American hostage beheaded
  • `No extradition of Abu Salem'
  • Denmark downs Bulgaria


  • Maruyama, Haas in the van


  • A region left out of railway connectivity
  • Two Ministerial berths sought for MLAs from Gulbarga
  • Protest against petroleum price hike


  • Congress, TDP activists clash, hurl bombs
  • Anganwadi staff rally for pay
  • 50 houses gutted


  • Haryana resolution on SYL


  • MCH Red Hills records win


  • New recipe to rid twin cities of civic problems
  • Students take out procession


  • Aziz charged with extorting money from bookies
  • Power shutdown
  • Students turn `traffic commandoes'
  • Two fatally run over by MMTS
  • Computer programme for company secretaries
  • Jangammet division bypoll on July 9
  • New RR Collector to focus on agriculture
  • CRPF to conduct walk-in interviews
  • Chowdary discharged
  • Around the City
  • In Hyderabad Today

    India & World

  • U.S. to `facilitate' India, Pakistan talks


  • France, Britain clash over President's post
  • Russia warned U.S. of Saddam plot: Putin
  • Japan to join U.N. force
  • U.K. barrister cleared of charge
  • Annan blasts U.S. resolution
  • Karuna's force clashes with LTTE
  • Afghan Governor flees
  • Pollution takes a toll in Europe


  • Dharam Singh justifies release of water
  • Full power supply for rural areas
  • Assembly adjourned till June 28 amid uproar
  • Good inflows filling up reservoirs in State
  • Who will save these hapless Kannadigas?
  • Dharam Singh briefs leaders on water release
  • Waghela assures weavers of support
  • Mining to get a boost with entry of multinational firms
  • Elections to mayoral posts in Belgaum stayed
  • ISRO planning to set up village resource centres
  • Rice racket: CoD report in a month
  • Dental colleges' appeals dismissed
  • Nedunchezhian files bail plea in High Court
  • Forum alleges anomalies in crop insurance scheme
  • Tension at bank branch
  • Municipality to file case against KHB
  • Rice scam being hushed up, say MLAs
  • Briefly

    Karnataka - Others

  • Villagers oppose water project
  • Bank staff told to reach out to villages
  • AIR attracts listeners through direct interaction
  • Senior librarian suspended
  • Villagers oppose water project
  • Woman injured in clash, dies
  • CMC president urges people to pay taxes


  • Antony makes a pitch for development projects
  • Coast Guard station at Beypore likely
  • CBSE topper becomes brand ambassador
  • Antony pitches for development projects
  • Hearing on writ petition adjourned
  • Total breakdown in law and order: CPI(M)
  • LDF, UDF share honours in local body bypoll
  • Trawling boat owners to launch second round of agitation
  • Sankaranarayanan calls on Sonia
  • Four killed as boat capsizes
  • Three killed in road accidents
  • Combined Medical Services Examination results
  • Film exhibitors to join cinema bandh
  • No dispute, says Galfar group
  • Tamil Nadu promises to release water
  • Writ petitions for higher bonus dismissed
  • Sales tax exemption
  • Briefly

    Kerala - Others

  • Concern over delay in rail over-bridge work


  • Towards better policing
  • MCI team inspects facilities at Cooperative Medical College
  • Vehicle strike: security tightened
  • Ombudsman notice to Aluva municipal chairman
  • Merchem workers' protest on June 28
  • Around the City
  • In Kochi Today


  • Fish vendors' protest
  • Revive UEIL: CITU
  • Plea to ignore Narendran panel report
  • Hotel owners to raise price


  • Canal deepening work nearing completion
  • Tearful farewell to Metropolitan


  • `Left has differences over foreign policy'


  • Sarpanch dies

    Leader Page Articles

  • Crisis of representative democracy
  • Iraq: liberty only when U.S. leaves

    Letters to the Editor

  • Cauvery issue
  • Contradictory
  • Tragedy on tracks
  • Welcome step
  • Uniform treatment
  • Petroleum price hike
  • Daunting task
  • Reservation
  • Privatising airports


  • Set to assume new responsibilities
  • Certified seeds have let us down, complain farmers
  • Biotechnology set for boom: VC
  • Advocates' stir continues
  • Around the City
  • In Madurai Today


  • `Forensic science, a boost to speedy investigation'
  • Trends in rubber market raise hopes of planters
  • Centre's policies detrimental to economic growth: BJP
  • Workshop to discuss awareness, preparedness to face earthquakes
  • `10 out of every 100 children develop some abnormality'
  • Samanvaya panel proposes people's bank
  • `Chinnarondige Sanje' today
  • In Mangalore Today


  • Development works reviewed


  • Organic manure concept catching up


  • You can call me `mama,' says Vajpayee
  • BJP parliamentary board to discuss Modi issue
  • Pakistan team arrives for talks on nuclear CBMs
  • Ishrat's mother seeks CBI inquiry
  • IIM-A to decide fee structure today
  • `Gujarat police abducted Ishrat'
  • Congress, Left demand CBI probe
  • AIDWA seeks independent probe
  • `IIM-A cannot do anything for other IIMs'
  • Drug resistance is `cause for alarm'
  • Proper action at appropriate time, says Shivraj Patil
  • Stop construction of `Mahapraakaaram', Jeeyar tells TTD
  • My son is innocent, says Javed's father
  • Arjun Singh to review appointments by NDA regime
  • `Indo-EU roundtable in Srinagar has nothing to do with politics'
  • Not for blind promotion of tourism: Renuka
  • Congress congratulates PM on Cauvery water release
  • Pakistan tourists for festival
  • Fertilizer subsidy to be hiked
  • `Involve prominent citizens in solving water problem'
  • BREAD scholarships
  • `Upholding secularism will help tackle terrorism'
  • Narayana Murthy opposes quota in private sector
  • No clean chit given to Ishrat: Shinde
  • My son is innocent: Javed's father
  • Parliament summoned
  • Farm credit to be restructured

    New Delhi

  • Distinct change in crime scenario
  • Navy team achieves a rare feat
  • Delhi Government turns defensive
  • A boost to anti-Sheila camp
  • Man arrested for bogus surety
  • DDA cautions against false offer
  • RPF cop dies in bid to foil robbery
  • Institute's role in her success
  • One held for rape, murder
  • Man shoots at `love'
  • Award for N. Vittal
  • Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra
  • No clue to missing man
  • Around the City
  • Briefly
  • In the Capital Today


  • Obituary


  • Lakshminarayanan launches `computers in schools' scheme
  • Despite the odds, this school is doing well


  • House discusses sale of Punjab Tractors
  • SGPC polls: Setback to Akalis as several nominations rejected

    Racing : Horse

  • Hyderabad monsoon season from July 19

    Racing : Motor

  • Little lady with a heart of steel


  • Financial crisis threatens hospital


  • CDHR team complains against Dausa Collector
  • New cars for Rajasthan Ministers


  • Orient life to God


  • Rehabilitated child workers in schools
  • Office shifted


  • `Soak pit method will help enrich water sources'
  • ABVP stages `rasta roko'

    Sports : General

  • Jimmy McRae maintains lead

    Table Tennis

  • Vishal in last four

    Tamil Nadu

  • CMs meet likely soon on environment impact assessment
  • The Hindu hands over voters' complaints to EC
  • Engineering counselling from July 5
  • Coastal regulation regime to be reviewed
  • AIADMK plea unfair: unions
  • Noyyal in spate, fears of contamination heighten
  • Environment around Mettupalayam highly corrosive: study
  • Town panchayat staff in the dark about career prospects: writ plea
  • HC restrains TNPSC from making Group I appointments
  • Karunanidhi, Ramadoss thank PM
  • Consumer fora can hold video conference
  • Work satisfactory, says deletions probe officer
  • Nominations accepted
  • CM's criticism unfair, says Karunanidhi
  • AIADMK trying to shift responsibility on govt. staff: DMK
  • Another fire at Kumbakonam
  • Commemorative stamp to be released
  • Briefly

    Tamil Nadu - Others

  • Combine quality with design, weavers told
  • Need to conserve energy
  • Five agro-based units to be set up in Pudukottai
  • Drought relief works at Rs. 5.65 crores
  • MCA, MBA admissions
  • Probe into fire mishap


  • Wimbledon-mania on the horizon
  • Hantuchova in final
  • Fariz enters final
  • Vishaal and Vinod in summit clash
  • Sushma in final
  • Karsolia, Kannan in title clash


  • Farmers seek adequate kuruvai seeds
  • Loans distributed to employed women


  • Cracking a `suicide' case
  • E-governance project all set for launch
  • 12-hour motor strike today
  • C-DIT to set up media institute
  • Move to equip police for sea rescue acts
  • Trida directed to file response
  • Attack case: bail plea to be heard today
  • Computer courses
  • Missing boy yet to be traced
  • `Move' to post IAS officer opposed
  • Around the City
  • In Thiruvananthapuram Today

    This Day That Age

  • dated June 19,1954: New French Premier
  • dated June 19,1954: Aid to Nepal
  • dated June 19,1954: Nehru's call to partymen


  • Robbery at church, temple
  • Extension of Intercity Express to Thrissur sought


  • Water charge issue puts Corporation in a fix
  • Applications for awards
  • A down-to-earth opinion
  • BJP cadres stage demonstration
  • One killed, 6 hurt as bus rams house
  • Around the City
  • In Trichy Today


  • New SP, Joint Collector take charge


  • Industrial unit gives farmers sleepless nights
  • Andhra Bank launches insurance scheme
  • Mason electrocuted
  • Guards Council lists demands
  • AIEEE: Gowtham students bag top ranks
  • BJP protests against `tainted Ministers'
  • Around the City
  • In Vijayawada Today


  • Nephrologist designs simple test to treat kidney rejection
  • College directed to refund fee
  • NJR savours victory of friends
  • VUDA felicitates senior staff on Formation Day
  • Boy dies in freak mishap
  • Commercial complex at old prison site opposed
  • New Commissioner of VMC takes charge
  • Around the City
  • In Visakhapatnam Today


  • Weather

    West Bengal

  • Film on Tagore becomes last celluloid record of Nobel

    World View

  • Woods highest paid athlete
  • Sports Ministry's grant for Vivek Singh
  • Security boosted for Wimbledon


  • Kartar Singh takes over as WFI chief

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