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  • Theera Surabhi Project inaugurated


  • Memo submitted to SP

    Andhra Pradesh

  • `Killings cannot cow down TDP'
  • Naxals distribute non-tribals' lands
  • Balakrishna's watchman killed
  • Chenchus locked in grim battle with HIV
  • Chittoor district Congress in upbeat mood
  • Truckers to exempt milk, fuel from strike
  • Naidu asks Congress to end political violence
  • Forest Department seeks cancellation of pattas
  • LIC mulls online collection of premium
  • Government to float NRI bonds
  • Two crest-gates of Srisailam project opened
  • `Victims' of faction violence narrate woes to YSR
  • Rs. 4,060-cr. irrigation works to be notified soon: Minister
  • Overdoing proves his undoing
  • Let cooperatives be autonomous, YSR told
  • YSR treads warily on mandapam issue
  • Two more mutual fund products planned
  • Minister plays a vigilant farmer
  • Declare `liberation day' . a State function: BJP
  • Joins the queue
  • Prison official rebuts naxal's charge
  • Wakf Board gets back amount deposited in GTB
  • Nod for 50,000 new farm connections likely
  • Cut in MV tax on RTC buses proposed
  • Movement of goods hit
  • Power generation resumes at Sagar
  • `Irregularities' in school out
  • 70 students taken ill
  • Briefly

    Andhra Pradesh - Others

  • Handri-Neeva work in 2 months: YSR


  • BSC, St. George's take titles
  • Inter-school meet


  • Aneesh, Jason in final
  • Bhargava-Sai triumph


  • Ways to beat `high attrition rate' in IT firms
  • Elections to cooperative institutions postponed
  • Mayor, officials differ on letting out parking lot
  • Medical seat selection process advanced
  • Huge stock of vests with fake logo seized from shops
  • Medical seat selection process advanced
  • Students oppose ban on new non-Kannada films
  • IIT alumni on bash
  • Man found dead
  • Around the City
  • In Bangalore Today
  • Open university begins radio counselling


  • Exchange rates
  • Bullion rates


  • St. Xavier's in last four
  • Pro-Tec enters final
  • St. Britto's emerges champion


  • Peace committee to be formed
  • Extended


  • Assests under SGSY to be evaluated
  • Kharif sowing touches 90 per cent in Bellary
  • Sub-postmaster suspended

    Billiards & Snooker

  • Manan is champion


  • Balaji Telefilm's preferential offer
  • Liberty to hive off rubber unit
  • Gillette revamp
  • Nod for iGate, Saint Life merger
  • Assistance sought for SSIs
  • Seminar on global alliances
  • Airtel's expansion
  • Orchid files seventh ANDA
  • Teledata completes GDR offer
  • Canon eyes higher market share
  • ICICI Infotech in pact with Consigntech
  • LNM group to buy stake in Bosnian firm
  • IRCON bags Ethiopian highway contract
  • Betty Crocker now in India
  • ECIL bags NSCBI Airport Contract
  • PTC to host user conference
  • Alfa Laval gets two orders
  • Bajaj International pact with U.K. firm
  • Federal Bank widens RTGS network
  • CII conference on e-HR
  • Pala Society launches futures trading
  • Stanchart MF starts operations in Kochi
  • BPL Mobile's new scheme


  • Tatas to invest $2 billion in Bangladesh
  • TCS listing slated for August 25
  • GAIL challenges Petronet's decision
  • Ranbaxy begins clinical trials on malarial drug
  • Rupee little changed
  • Sensex drops 65 points
  • ICICI OneSource's pact with Singapore firm
  • Lodha files caveats
  • Oberois keen on management contracts
  • South Indian Co-operative Bank gets Administrator


  • Residents look to Chief Minister for succour
  • Neurology: diagnostic precision `not matched by therapy'
  • Aircel subscribers hit roadblocks
  • Draft education bill put under microscope
  • Tapping the global market for herbal products
  • Rights panel notice to police chief on bribe charge
  • How to crack competitive exams
  • AIDWA demands action against police
  • Actor dead
  • Chosen for award
  • Around the City
  • In Chennai Today


  • Humpy draws first blood
  • Harikrishna makes easy draw


  • A nightmare for motorists
  • Man kills wife, paramour
  • TNAU initiative
  • Around the City
  • In Coimbatore Today


  • England on a roll
  • BCCI looking at big revenue
  • Shyam Ponnappa slams century
  • President's XI well placed
  • Innings win for East Godavari
  • Dream spell by Pawandeep
  • India `A' makes final
  • Big win for Alpha Plus MHSS
  • Odumbe banned


  • The Hindu Crossword No. 8066
  • Solution to puzzle No. 8065


  • Five killed in mishaps
  • Booty recovered


  • Nityanand wins




  • Teachers' vacancies in minority-run institutions to be filled up soon


  • Can India perform an encore?
  • East Bengal drubs Peerless
  • Figo retires
  • Arul FC posts win

    Front Page

  • Bid to avert price hike: Duty on petroleum products cut
  • A close watch on North-East: Patil
  • Maoists blockade affects Kathmandu
  • India concerned
  • `More measures' to keep oil prices under check
  • India in tennis semi-finals
  • Suspended
  • Stir hits life
  • Motion defeated
  • Bail granted
  • Coke, Pepsi costlier


  • A big perk for 84 Lumber players
  • Aditya, Manav move ahead


  • Two health officials suspended


  • Three taluks in Gulbarga identified as `dark areas'
  • Attempts on to revive Aland sugar factory
  • Dispute over land leaves bus stand unused
  • Plea to restore PF interest rate


  • Haryana seeks hike in MSP
  • Protest against Govt. decisions
  • Adopting villages for anti-pollution drive
  • Tax exemption for Devi Rakshak scheme sought
  • Kids to learn about AIDS


  • Flights to Hassan may soon be a reality


  • Airlines beats SBI


  • Private bus service put on hold


  • Watchman's murder: many questions, few answers
  • Streetlights go into private hands
  • New leads in pan shop owner's murder
  • Mystery shrouds duo's death
  • Danger case: court directive to Police Commissioner
  • Cable operators suspend stir
  • Merger of MCH, Cantonment Board ruled out
  • Amberpet SI trapped by ACB
  • Around the City
  • In Hyderabad Today

    India & World

  • 58 Indians arrested in Singapore


  • Rewards offered for clues on terrorists
  • U.K. terror suspects charged
  • Israeli bid to break hunger strike
  • Ceasefire halts bloodshed in Afghanistan
  • Oprah called up for jury service
  • Schroeder adopts Russian orphan
  • Bush's rating slides
  • Iraqi Minister threatens `decisive battle'
  • Saudis take ads to woo America


  • Small savings agent for every panchayat


  • Official team to study naxalite menace
  • KFCC office, cinema attacked
  • Silk production remains stagnant despite action plan
  • VTU to rejuvenate engineering education
  • Dharam Singh vows to consider demand
  • Entry tax will fill coffers of local bodies
  • Give Dharam Singh a chance: Krishna
  • Man who killed kin faces execution
  • BJP begins stir against policies
  • Petition against airing crime-related serials
  • Official team to study naxalite menace
  • Varsities to maintain status quo on language policy
  • Paswan's statement condemned
  • Save funds for education sector, MLC tells Govt.
  • Boy's body found, search called off

    Karnataka - Others

  • Sea wall to be built at Maravanthe Beach
  • Endowment Act to be amended, says Prakash
  • Mass marriages of Devadasis conducted
  • Action sought against timber smugglers


  • Admissions based on CEE rank list: Antony
  • Normal rainfall in all districts
  • Iringal to be made tourist-friendly
  • Jalanidhi scheme to be extended
  • Anert case: Chief Secretary asked to appear before court
  • Engineering allotment to begin on September 2
  • A lovable myth
  • Opposition weakening State's case: Antony
  • Students' march turns violent in Kannur
  • Centre kept in the dark on suicides: VS
  • IHRD engineering: lateral entry scheme
  • Promote rubber units: NCDC MD
  • Bonus for cashew workers
  • At Sabarimala today

    Kerala - Others

  • One more held


  • GCDA land: re-tender may not fetch required price
  • Water harvesting project inaugurated
  • Thripunithura gears up for Atham
  • Illicit liquor seized
  • Mural to adorn varsity building
  • Efforts to control Rheumatic fever
  • Around the City
  • In Kochi Today
  • All set for Law Fest-04


  • BJYM activists picket NH
  • Rural Onam fair opens tomorrow
  • Couple found dead


  • Yuva Morcha march turns violent


  • Workshop on birds


  • Naidu deplores mass transfer of police officials

    Leader Page Articles

  • Let democracy not fail the poor
  • What is not ethical consumerism

    Letters to the Editor

  • The Singh-Sangh row
  • Freedom fighters
  • Manipur situation
  • Assam blasts
  • Red-letter day
  • Reformist Lalu
  • Reservation issue
  • The other side
  • A great loss


  • Circular on tree felling to be withdrawn


  • Town panchayat employees seek job assurance
  • Work on temple pathway nearing completion
  • Avoid sex determination tests, women told
  • Councillor denied anticipatory bail
  • Witness threatened
  • Around the City
  • In Madurai Today
  • An inspiring session on future vision


  • Students plan protests against Vice-Chancellor
  • Varsity begins distance education programme
  • Youth Congress to hold blood donation camp
  • Bank employees seek review of currency policy
  • Ignorance about Shariat causing mistrust, says scholar
  • Tourism Club formed
  • 70 p.c. of AIDS victims are youth


  • Rs.1.16 cr. for constructing group houses for police personnel


  • Bandh hits life in Manipur; 17 held
  • EC showcause notice to CPI, MDMK
  • Radical proposals to change face of bureaucracy
  • Death sentence for rape and murder commuted
  • Bail for women held in lynching case
  • Assam bandh near-total
  • Ahmedabad court awards death sentence in murder-rape case
  • Kohli retracts confessional statement
  • Uma Bharti's brother suspended from BJP
  • Do not play with education: Joshi
  • Rahul Gandhi in AICC
  • `Discomforting aspects' to Centaur Hotel disinvestment
  • 'Verdict against strike under review'
  • No-trust move against J&K Chairman fails
  • Nagmani quits BJP
  • Two sisters kill each other's husbands
  • Withdraw case against five women: AIDWA
  • RPF constable held
  • Militants kill four of Gujjar family
  • Drive against naxalites in West Bengal
  • India proposes reciprocal opening of banks to Pakistan
  • Website on the Nawabs of Arcot
  • `No rules violated in stamp release function'
  • Steps sought to stop starvation deaths
  • Bidders for airport revamp to be shortlisted

    New Delhi

  • Controversial aide of MCD chief `removed'
  • Ramlila may become part of world heritage
  • JNU upholds its tradition
  • School computer education plan gets the nod
  • Rajiv Gandhi Bhavan: A forgotten promise
  • ABVP campus bandh today
  • Two held for fraud
  • Microsoft chips in for women empowerment
  • Health facilities to be upgraded
  • Man set afire by wife
  • Councillor detained under NSA
  • New buildings coming up at DU
  • Now an Olympic victory for cable TV watchers
  • Students march against `betrayal'
  • PM lauds role of free press
  • Luggage in pantry car
  • Murder mystery solved
  • Around the City
  • Briefly
  • In The Capital Today
  • Tensions are running high


  • Obituary

    Olympic Games

  • Sad end to Malleswari's campaign
  • Bahadur's pathetic show
  • Bhardwaj realises a dream
  • Romania's reign continues
  • Samsung's award for Rathore
  • Out to have fun
  • More than its weight in gold
  • Late surge gives Potec the gold
  • Greek sprinters withdraw
  • Leander-Mahesh in semifinals
  • China's unbeaten run continues
  • Rhode on target
  • Reena Kumari also bows out
  • Diwakar advances; Akhil Kumar out
  • Shikha sinks
  • Kunjarani to move up a place


  • BSNL awards to be given away on Saturday
  • Left student bodies protest against education policy
  • Nabard aid for Kokkathode bridge project
  • `Electra-2004' concludes


  • Kuruvinatham citizens up in arms
  • Democratic norms given the go-by: AIADMK
  • Power shutdown today


  • President, PM to attend Guru Granth Sahib function


  • A favour for Sangh Parivar outfits
  • JK units in Kota to resume work
  • CAG promises more transparency
  • `Kisan Day' observed


  • Efficacy of Krishna's name


  • Row over laying of road
  • Two killed in accident

    Tamil Nadu

  • Vacancy fear haunts managements
  • Mettur water release increased
  • Crop finance increased again
  • Judicial administration paralysed, MPs tell Kalam
  • `Police violence on the rise despite appeals'
  • Ban sand mining in Amaravathi, Cauvery basins: citizens panel
  • Posh houses leave the village a `black spot'
  • State seeks Rs. 550 crores for afforestation project
  • Life imprisonment to 6 for gang murder upheld
  • Marketing a big challenge to textile industry: SIMA
  • Promoting Indian medicare in Southeast Asia
  • Pitfalls for the pachyderm in forests too
  • Develop new tapioca varieties: Minister
  • Advocates in southern districts to intensify stir
  • On a medical mission, she dares poverty
  • Jayalakshmi gets more time to file affidavit
  • Tonic to check eriophyte mite attack
  • Verify claims: Anna varsity
  • Heroin seized, 3 held at Krishnagiri
  • How to crack competitive exams
  • Massive wind turbine generator installed near Koodankulam
  • Video Compact Disc on medicinal plants
  • Councillor denied anticipatory bail
  • Farmer, wife murdered
  • Snag delays Singapore-bound passengers
  • Tiruchi division to instal level-crossing warning device
  • These units will make dialysis more affordable
  • Coimbatore gets mobile CT scan facility
  • Tindivanam school unsafe, says official
  • Briefly

    Tamil Nadu - Others

  • Police ready for Sangutheertha Pushkaram
  • Collector inspects development works


  • Agassi defeats Goldstein
  • Rajas Khakar advances
  • Akshita stuns Shivika


  • Court rejects SIT request
  • Seven get life for murder
  • Sanskrit scholar's body cremated
  • Four arrested
  • Around the City
  • In Thiruvananthapuram Today
  • Celebrating Onam

    This Day That Age

  • dated August 19, 1954: US and Formosa
  • dated August 19, 1954: Portugal agrees to talks
  • dated August 19, 1954: Red Hills lake
  • dated August 19, 1954: Pakistan beats England


  • Four held on charges of theft


  • Contamination of water averted
  • Rice mill workers begin relay fast
  • Demonstration
  • Around the City
  • In Tiruchi Today
  • A gesture to rural students


  • Tallest wind turbine generator installed near Koodankulam


  • Arms seized, three held

    Uttar Pradesh

  • Students on fast unto death
  • Police to revive `suchana tantra'


  • NGO rescues 13-year-old addict
  • Flow becomes a trickle at Prakasam barrage
  • Osho book fair from tomorrow
  • Freight charges hike on agro products flayed
  • Taxi owners threaten stir
  • Around the City
  • In Vijayawada Today
  • Good response to short-term courses
  • Special NSS camps during Pushkarams


  • Theft cases in AU: two arrested
  • Housebuilding society denies allegations
  • ICET admissions
  • Around the City
  • In Visakhapatnam Today
  • CAS interviews at last!


  • Easy win for Loyola


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