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    Andhra Pradesh

  • `10 cooperative sugar mills to be revived'
  • Arrangements on for Krishna pushkarams
  • Digvijay asks State to introduce job guarantee scheme
  • Arrangements in full swing for Krishna Pushkarams
  • Fake certificate racket busted
  • Krishna Madiga hits out at YSR
  • NABARD to reach out to farmers
  • BJYM against quota for all religious minorities
  • `Trapped' municipal official held
  • Dalits kept out of writers meet: Kancha Illaiah
  • Reservations sought for SCs, STs in private sector
  • Give education loans liberally, banks told
  • Srinivas completes one year as APCC chief
  • Five convicted in defamation case
  • Rally organisers under fire
  • RTC drivers to get bail at police station
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    Andhra Pradesh - Others

  • Cane substitutes to be `doubly sweet' for farmers
  • Judge calls for steps to check pollution
  • Call girl racket busted
  • CPI dharna on land issue today
  • Eight CIs transferred


  • Can Indian athletes sprint to glory?


  • Nischitha advances
  • Maiden senior title for Sreeraj
  • Maanikanth triumphs
  • Tough draw for Aparna Popat


  • Paying guests: hosts may be taxed
  • Rescued camels return to Rajastan
  • Mystery over death of realtor's wife continues
  • Delay in overpass work hits commuters
  • House burgled in BEML Layout
  • Watchman bludgeoned to death at construction site
  • Medical transcription firms form association
  • IIMB takes top honours
  • Around the City
  • In Bangalore Today
  • Readers' Mail


  • Indian Army lifts Magnolia Trophy
  • Hindustan BC in final


  • Opposition seeks early election for Mayor's post


  • Irregularities found in Agriculture Dept. in Bellary
  • Farewell to Nimbalkar
  • Bellary roads to get a facelift


  • Eye surgery target achieved


  • Railways snatches team title from Services


  • Is there still room for softer interest rates?
  • The big, noisy and underpowered
  • Salem Steel at a crossroads
  • Price band for petrol and diesel: a halfway house
  • Secure P2P file sharing tool
  • Not many changes in corporate taxation
  • Inflation, oil news upset sentiment


  • What's best for baby? No questions: breast milk
  • Health `key to workplace productivity'
  • It's New Veeranam water: Minister
  • College backs down, concedes students' demands
  • They're not feral, but they're a problem all the same
  • Auto drivers undergoing training
  • Professional ethics for engineers
  • Milk booth opened at Avadi
  • Wine shop burgled at Vadapalani
  • Cargo firm employee crushed to death
  • Around the City
  • In Chennai today
  • Readers' Mail


  • Anand requires only a draw for victory
  • Eesha holds Tomas
  • Divyasri, Pratyusha take titles
  • Vishnu Prasad bags title


  • RTOs to issue application forms free
  • Around the City
  • In Coimbatore Today
  • Reporter's Diary


  • Smith leads from the front as Proteas force a draw
  • Doubts persist over BCCI accepting fresh proposal
  • Ashish, Sandeep excel
  • Lalith scalps seven
  • Satish, Vidyut shine
  • India `A' continues to dominate
  • MRF Trophy from August 11
  • Easy for Vignesh SC
  • Controversy mars KSCA league match
  • Easy for YMCC
  • Aussie academy team in city
  • Satyam triumphs


  • The Hindu Crossword 8057
  • Solution to puzzle 8056


  • Ex gratia to four bereaved families of farmers
  • `Awareness will eradicate flesh trade'
  • RMP ends life
  • Hair ball removed from girl's stomach
  • Youth dies in road mishap


  • `Role of women vital in eradicating child labour'
  • `Expedite planting of saplings before rainy season'




  • Artificial limbs distributed


  • Guru Harkrishan blanks Sarvadoya Vidyalaya
  • Hat-trick by Dalip

    Front Page

  • Manipur situation turning volatile
  • Hostage issue: differences persist over negotiations
  • 40 workers trapped in hydel project tunnel after flash floods
  • Centre keen on barring criminals from polls
  • Five Dalits killed
  • Ready to fight to the finish: Bilkis
  • 'Kidnapped'
  • Blasts in Karachi
  • Italy refuses to extradite Quattrocchi
  • Bandh call


  • Greece all geared up for the big occasion


  • Selvadurai emerges champion


  • Rain in Kutch


  • `Reconsider stand on agriculture subsidy'


  • YSR announces drinking water scheme


  • Haryana Congress leaders acting against State: Minister

    Himachal Pradesh

  • Nathpa project resumes production


  • Brace by Horo
  • SBI blanks Royal Club
  • India beats German club


  • `It is a miracle others have survived the chaos'
  • 412 children suffer from cardiac ailments
  • Couple poisons kids, commits suicide
  • Protest against hostel food
  • Around the City
  • In Hyderabad Today
  • Readers' Mail

    India & World

  • `Pakistan must do more to curb cross-border terror'
  • India for action against Nepalese cable network


  • White House race gets nasty
  • Pakistan terror suspect `visited' U.K.
  • U.K. Jews fear rise in attacks by Muslim groups
  • UAE extradites top Pakistani militant
  • Agent Orange refuses to be history
  • Shark attacks linked to sea pollution
  • Prisoner abuse hearing halted
  • Apartheid party merges with ANC
  • 2 U.S. soldiers die in Afghan blast
  • Eight killed in Karachi blasts
  • Warrant against Ahmad Chalabi


  • Appeal to naxals to withdraw list of targets
  • KCR asked to spell out stand on armed struggle
  • Circle Inspectors transferred


  • Congress, Janata Dal (S) on collision course
  • Govt. will go in for debt swapping: Siddaramaiah
  • Non-Karnataka students may move court today
  • Rural areas to be targeted to check STD
  • New proposal to rectify Amarja canal system
  • Nanjundappa panel report termed vision document
  • One day they hope to stand up on their feet
  • My party will not ditch Congress: Deve Gowda
  • Water level in Tungabhadra dam just six ft. short of FRL
  • `Evolve ways to protect environment'
  • Importance of alternative therapies highlighted
  • Two get bail in rice scam case
  • 24 get World Friendship Society awards
  • Tight security
  • Anomalies in property tax scheme to be rectified
  • S.N. Nadagouda dead
  • Briefly
  • From the Districts

    Karnataka - Others

  • Farmers to get arrears from sugar factory
  • Homage paid to Nijalingappa
  • Tribal people to stage dharna
  • Dalit Natakotsava inaugurated
  • `Rebel' candidate wins election


  • 'Collective failure of LDF'
  • Public transport vehicles flouting safety norms
  • `CPI(M) took P.C. Thomas lightly'
  • Probe unearths bid to cover up Tanzanian wood import racket
  • Film industry sops not to benefit public
  • PSC recruitment of lower court judges sought
  • Boat club decides to do away with sponsorship
  • High command to decide on Cabinet reshuffle: Thennala
  • Pinarayi questions Government's sincerity
  • Government accused of helping Pushpagiri
  • Panel report: Yogam for joint stir
  • Ration dealers plan Parliament march
  • Global Malayali meet begins
  • AITUC dharna
  • Briefly

    Kerala - Others

  • Workshop on medicinal plants
  • Condition improves


  • Noise levels high in city: study
  • Chellanam-Ezhupunna road to be completed soon
  • Around the City
  • In Kochi Today


  • Identification camp for Defence pensioners
  • House destroyed in fire
  • DCC leadership meet today


  • Oldest native club starts its 125th anniversary fete
  • Plea for reservation


  • VS visits Fazeela in hospital
  • Minister opens rainwater storage tanks

    Leader Page Articles

  • Abu Ghraib & the Milosevic standard
  • The orphans of Laos

    Letters to the Editor

  • Over-the-top proposals
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  • Doctors & the court
  • A victory
  • Farmer suicides
  • Hiroshima & Nagasaki
  • Indian science
  • Cloning animals
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    Madhya Pradesh

  • Lessons not learnt from Bhopal disaster: Experts


  • Centre plans to introduce uniform enforcement rule
  • Efforts on to computerise State Information Centre
  • Plea for single licence system
  • Govt. urged to bail out handloom workers
  • `Issue community certificates to students'
  • Water level
  • Around the City
  • In Madurai Today
  • Reporter's Diary


  • Study on to augment water supply in Mangalore
  • Corporation may fine hotels for not maintaining hygiene
  • Overloaded trucks damaging roads in Dakshina Kannada
  • Elected president of Bar association
  • Coastal pollution on the rise
  • In Mangalore Today
  • Readers' Mail


  • When students took lead in Quit India Movement
  • It's vachana, Shivayoga time for prisoners
  • `Capitalists curtailing editorial freedom'
  • Sugarcane growers agree on support price


  • Form self-help groups, Collector tells disabled persons


  • Lok Satta office-bearers elected


  • Cleanse administration of RSS supporters: Arjun Singh
  • Government should talk with Manipur agitators: Bardhan
  • BJP reconstitutes party cells
  • High-profile MPs in key panels
  • We must be patient: Natwar Singh
  • Sweet news for one, sadness for another
  • Fake stamp paper scam probe at `crucial stage'
  • Militant outfit calls for 72-hour bandh in 2 Assam districts
  • Seed of obesity sown in childhood
  • AAI asked to compensate for escalator death
  • Mufti's 'invest appeal' gets good response
  • IEDs damage power transmission towers
  • AITUC wants rethink on EPF interest rate
  • PC sales to touch 8 million by 2008
  • We are ready to appeal, say Amitabh, Asha Parekh


  • Collector calls for `responsible policing'
  • Bodies of mother, son found in canal
  • New DSP (Railways)

    New Delhi

  • Kendriya Bhandar weekly rates
  • Sulabh intensifies `lobbying'
  • A dream comes true for street kids
  • Mayor's aide upsets MCD officials
  • `Ridge area needs protection'
  • MCD panel seeks promotion of `tainted' official
  • Dog squad losing teeth
  • Two held for cheating
  • School principal injured, son killed in shootout
  • Grammy-winning monks felicitated
  • cinema
  • Betting racket smashed
  • Arrested for double murder
  • Around the City
  • Briefly
  • In The Capital Today
  • Readers' Mail


  • Obituary

    Olympic Games

  • Ioannou fighting a different battle


  • SHGs to visit units in other districts


  • Freedom fighters to get free house site pattas
  • Painting contest in running train
  • Pondy a Congress bastion: Khurshid


  • Travel agents flourishing in Punjab
  • Punjab takes umbrage at Chautala charges

    Racing : Motor

  • Naren-Ramkumar duo triumphs


  • CII tips to tackle drought


  • Efficacy of proper diet


  • Rajesh Choudhary on song


  • Prithiviraj breaks record

    Sports : General

  • Lone medal hope
  • Something missing in the Indian team

    Table Tennis

  • Udhay, Ashwini bag titles

    Tamil Nadu

  • Student activists allege police brutality
  • Expenditure incurred on family card enumeration infructuous: CAG
  • Sudden burst of political activity
  • Advertisement testimony to CAG report: Vaiko
  • Is Pamban bridge gauge conversion worth the cost?
  • DMK cycle rally to publicise Salem meet
  • Bid to storm newspaper office
  • Veteran actor Ramadoss dead
  • Tribal villages `virtual open air prisons'
  • Now, jatropha booklet to further bio-fuel farming
  • Why doctors need to study 'miracles'
  • 'Madurai textile units should form clusters to beat competition'
  • ITIs to be upgraded
  • Dalit woman shows the way to better yields
  • 'Water release must be a field decision'
  • Briefly

    Tamil Nadu - Others

  • `Judiciary must protect rights'
  • By-pass road sought to reduce congestion in Aranthangi
  • Last date to apply for scholarship
  • Pulivalam tank to be desilted
  • Multimedia exhibition at Tiruttani


  • Agassi overshadows Roddick
  • Sania Mirza wins title


  • Elocution, painting competitions


  • UDF, LDF try to outfox each other
  • Plea for Supreme Court Bench to be considered
  • Plus Two student run over by tipper lorry
  • Two-day seminar on `green building'
  • Woman found dead
  • Around the City
  • In Thiruvananthapuram Today
  • Reporter's Diary

    This Day That Age

  • dated August 9, 1954: Britain and Goa
  • dated August 9, 1954: French terms for quitting
  • dated August 9, 1954: Defence of SE Asia


  • `Fourth Estate follows doctrine of business'


  • Principals asked to set up quality assurance cells
  • A refuge for lovers
  • Bharathidasan varsity students to get insurance cover
  • Consortium opens office in Tiruchi
  • Bank to lend more to farmers
  • Around the City
  • In Tiruchi Today
  • Reporter's Diary


  • Govt. urged to hold talks with transport workers


  • `Pattas, ration cards on your doorstep'


  • `Convene gram sabha meetings on Aug. 15'
  • Recovered ornaments handed over to owners


  • Dharam Singh pacifies protesters

    Uttar Pradesh

  • More U.P. districts declared drought-hit
  • SP-Congress vie for political one-upmanship in U.P.


  • Speedy completion of pending projects promised
  • Woman strangled
  • Around the City
  • In Vijayawada Today
  • Readers' Mail


  • Customs, excise set for cyber touch
  • Vidyut Adalat today
  • Train service cancelled
  • Woman found dead
  • Around the City
  • In Visakhapatnam Today
  • Readers' Mail


  • Virudhunagar and Erode enter finals
  • GHSS (Ganapathy) advances


  • Girl protests innocence
  • Stress on literacy


  • Weather

    West Bengal

  • Tagore's summer retreat in a shambles


  • Indian eves finish second

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