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Andhra Pradesh

  • TRS seeks Congress stand on Telangana
  • Gun foundry to be made a tourist attraction
  • A thrilling tour for Rotary `goodwill ambassadors'
  • Confusion over rainfall figures
  • Decks cleared for Daggubati joining Congress
  • Police restructuring soon, says Goud
  • Naxals blast house of deceased TDP leader
  • Teachers threaten exam boycott
  • NRI's gesture to schoolboy
  • Official promises to take up BJP plea with EC
  • No fresh loan from WB: Minister
  • IT collection good this fiscal: official
  • Man stabbed to death
  • 17.5-crore civic works in Tirupati soon
  • 218-cr. NABARD loan for rural projects
  • India to help Maldives in digital mapping
  • `Praja Spandana' formed
  • MSR for due recognition to party seniors
  • State's decadal population growth put at 14.59 p.c.
  • Six naxalites held
  • BJP rejects Cong. claim on budget
  • A rally with a difference
  • People's War naxalite killed
  • Two pilgrims injured in Tirumala
  • Priyanka, Rahul urged to visit Tirumala
  • Briefly

    Andhra Pradesh - Others

  • Chief Justice inaugurates fast track court


  • House raided; weapons seized
  • Progressing in a eco-friendly way
  • Discussions on BMP budget begin
  • 10,000 people given BDA sites
  • Rotary honours Shanth Kumar, Devi Shetty
  • Part of Bowring Hospital to be renovated
  • Woman robbed of her gold chain
  • Advocates go on wildcat strike
  • Fly-past on Republic Day
  • House raided; weapons, vehicles seized
  • Around the City
  • In Bangalore Today


  • Move on Gulbarga rail division draws flak


  • Yatnal rules out change in State BJP leadership
  • Victim of dacoity recuperating

    Billiards & Snooker

  • Sea change in Nationals on the horizon


  • Import duty cut on a range of items
  • SEBI not to make rating of governance mandatory
  • 50 p. c. interim from Sundaram Brake
  • RBI asks States to contain expenditure
  • Pioneer Asia in JV with Gamesa
  • Forex reserves record $698 m outflow


  • Cartoon


  • Changes put pensioners to hardship
  • `Vasumathi Ramaswami, an inspiration for youth'
  • English teachers forum launch today
  • Leasing of slum board shops stayed
  • 7 held for screening censored portions
  • Phone lines affected
  • Around The City
  • In Chennai Today


  • Anand wins


  • `Make education a way of life'
  • BSNL urged to issue duplicate bills
  • Tribal women in the driving seat
  • Training programme
  • Nine held
  • Around The City
  • In Coimbatore Today


  • India snatches a thrilling victory
  • Courage and commitment were his forte
  • Venkatesh shocks Marat
  • Erode makes the grade


  • The Hindu Crossword No. 2541
  • Solution No. 2540


  • Move to sink borewells in Neyveli opposed
  • Blend science with spirituality: former CBI director
  • Annamalai University to start diploma courses in yoga


  • Naxals obstructing development: SP
  • `Fleeing' assailant shot dead by police
  • Chief Minister to inaugurate Cuddapah fete
  • Mystery surrounds burning of office files


  • Gram sabha meet

    Front Page

  • NCP splits; Pawar, Sangma part ways
  • IT industry dismayed over U.S. Bill on outsourcing
  • Import duty cut on raw materials for auto parts, air-conditioners
  • David Kay replaced


  • Railway line to be closed to traffic


  • Getting onto the big stage
  • Traffic curbs for Republic Day celebrations
  • eSeva to be introduced in Serilingampally municipality
  • Krishna waters for city by March 31: Dattatreya
  • Three persons commit suicide in separate cases
  • TDP mulls manifesto for each district
  • Cable operators' murder: two more held
  • Indian Airlines flight schedule revised
  • Engineer held on graft charge
  • Forest officers' body elected
  • Around The City
  • In Hyderabad Today

    India & World

  • Putin sends R-Day greetings
  • LoC as border cannot be a solution: Musharraf


  • `Iraq has no stockpiles of banned weapons'
  • `Pakistan had secret pact with Iran'
  • Anti-U.S. protests in Iraq put on hold
  • `Scientists gave Iran more information'
  • Row as France prepares for Hu visit
  • Executive of Parmalat commits suicide
  • MP demoted for remarks on suicide bombers
  • Dean's position weakens in New Hampshire

    Jammu & Kashmir

  • More snow, no let up in cold wave
  • More teeth to Panchayati Raj institutions in J&K


  • Congress seeks arrest of BJP leader
  • I am innocent: Ananth Kumar
  • 2.3 lakh cases settled at legal aid camps
  • High Command ignored my rivals: Poojary
  • Govt. urged to include names in poem
  • Government urged to set up translation academy
  • Four police officers suspended
  • Help develop higher education, companies told
  • BJP's Hindutva is harmless, says Sangliana
  • Leopard rescued
  • A sensitive portrayal of life
  • `BJP should remove Ananth Kumar from post'
  • Poor response to plea for folk art centres regretted
  • Krishna to accept decision on polls
  • Briefly

    Karnataka - Others

  • Government to amend Nursing Regulations Act
  • Report on encroachments to be sent to Centre


  • No politics in budget: Sankaranarayanan
  • Same paragraphs in officials' statements on Marad
  • Report detects lapses in utilising Plan funds
  • VS criticises new trend in financial management
  • Kerala varsity youth fete concludes
  • Budget imposes huge debt, tax burden: CPI(M)
  • Move to drop case against police official
  • Education panel to submit report soon
  • RSP(B) stakes claim to Kollam Lok Sabha seat
  • Decision on port tariff welcomed
  • `Gorshkov's repairs can be done in Kochi'
  • Additional statements filed before panel
  • Karthikeyan's plea
  • Near-total hartal in Kasaragod
  • BJP hits out at IUML
  • Church of God convention
  • `Software patents obstruct development'
  • Briefly


  • Kaloor-Kadavanthra road may be delayed
  • CII for increase in capital outlay
  • `CPT special economic zone to get clearance soon'
  • Cusat begins project to preserve estuaries
  • Naval air show at Marine Drive
  • Urology meet concludes
  • Paris city councillor visits Kochi
  • Lions Club awards announced
  • Plea to withdraw farm income tax
  • Around The City
  • In Kochi Today


  • All set for health melas
  • `Cultural field is decaying'
  • `Budget a disappointment'


  • Municipality status for Kallur township sought
  • Arrangements for Sivaratri reviewed

    Madhya Pradesh

  • Cong. smells `conspiracy' behind Jhabua trouble


  • Many development works on in Madikeri


  • BSNL may become most preferred choice
  • `NSS volunteers can transform society'
  • Chugging down Mahatma memory lane
  • Update knowledge, doctors told
  • `Insurance sector provides employment potential'
  • EPF to sue defaulting organisations
  • Four killed in accidents
  • Declare Tamil a classical language: Corpn.
  • Around The City
  • In Madurai Today


  • Physiotherapy students' meet on Friday
  • NITK to use aid to upgrade facilities
  • Dhananjaya confident of getting BJP ticket for Lok Sabha polls
  • Media told to focus on problems of common man
  • `Reflections' today
  • Health check-up camp
  • Engagements


  • Yuvajana mela for teacher trainees
  • `Exploitation of Dalits rampant'
  • Water shortage likely in Mysore during summer
  • Poor SSLC results surprising: Minister
  • Activist cautions against concentration of wealth


  • Plea to ban fake Ayurvedic concoction
  • 3 of family commit suicide


  • U.S. resolution against spirit of free trade: BJP
  • BJP-Kalyan Singh deal likely by February 6
  • Khurana's `darbars' to end?
  • CBI scrutinising accounts, assets of Mayawati
  • PM presents bravery awards
  • India adores and world admires Vajpayee, says Mahajan
  • Hardliners, militants criticise Advani-Hurriyat talks
  • Kalam condoles death of fire accident victims
  • Sidhu released
  • Night trains between Bengal, Assam suspended
  • U.P. Minister quits
  • M.P. Congress leader sees conspiracy behind Jhabua violence
  • Tight security in Jammu
  • Court orders seizure of ivory artefacts
  • Software evangelists converge on India
  • An "Apartheid Wall'' in West Bank
  • Mobile desalination plant under development
  • Central American Ministers to visit Delhi
  • New Malayalam font released as `free and open' software
  • Brazil's enviable health care system
  • Norms for soft drinks: JPC to finalise report on January 27
  • Commentator unhappy


  • Application of statistics in all fields stressed
  • Call to utilise voting right

    New Delhi

  • Kendriya Bhandar weekly rates
  • Relocation for electoral gains: Congress
  • Transport system in for major overhaul
  • School quota for poor may remain on paper
  • Speed norm for heavy vehicles flawed
  • `There is no option but peace'
  • Search for brethren amid bonhomie
  • PCR robbery case solved
  • Kala awards presented
  • `Tiranga makes everyone look equal'
  • Sonia questions `India shining' slogan
  • Arjun Singh's stress on booth-level politics
  • New tunes to grace Beating Retreat
  • Around The City
  • Briefly
  • In The Capital Today

    News Analysis

  • A new dawn in the Valley?
  • The dissenters remain defiant
  • NC for inclusive dialogue
  • A good beginning, says PDP
  • Opportunism, not ideology
  • Politics, siblings and dynasties


  • Obituary


  • Ongole girl's distinction in powerlifting


  • Allocation for Pampa Action Plan lauded
  • Tourism camp begins


  • Disappointed Pondy Congress leaders fly to New Delhi
  • Health melas to be conducted in all regions
  • CPI (ML) to contest from Pondicherry
  • 2 held for selling raffle tickets


  • Family members claim woman's body


  • A shot in the arm for desert development


  • Coop. bank told to compensate depositor


  • Commission to submit report soon
  • Lokayukta favours direct recruitment to taluk-level posts
  • Call to promote letter writing


  • Social worker B.S. Sastry dead


  • Karnataka dominates opening day

    Tamil Nadu

  • Marriage hall safety under scrutiny
  • Child-friendly plan to curb begging
  • IUML to contest Vellore seat
  • Fire safety may be made mandatory at wedding halls
  • New procedure will eliminate long wait for donor kidneys
  • Pall of gloom descends on Srirangam
  • Nine sacked office assistants move Tribunal
  • Tributes paid
  • Alternative crop plan ready for delta districts
  • `Make Thilak Ghat on Marina a monument'
  • `State Government to blame for Cauvery crisis'
  • Strike ban extended for 3 more months
  • A Tirukkural a day on the phone
  • Seeds registration will be made mandatory
  • Briefly

    Tamil Nadu - Others

  • Rs. 33 lakhs sanctioned for drip, sprinkler irrigation schemes
  • DIC walk-in interview to select PMRY beneficiaries
  • Plea to open procurement centres
  • Coop. involvement in SHG credit linkage discussed
  • Loans distributed to SHGs
  • Folk dance festival in Pudukottai from Feb.1
  • Woman dies as mini-lorry ploughs through group


  • Double delight for Montinee
  • Debendra, Janani emerge champions


  • Rs. 5 lakhs for rehabilitating bonded labourers


  • Mystery virus claims four lives at MCH
  • Awards announced
  • Protest against pollution from clay factory
  • `Arogya mela' from today
  • Kerala varsity youth festival concludes
  • Toroid staff call off march
  • Fake `doctor' held
  • Around The City
  • In Thiruvananthapuram Today
  • Campus Notes


  • Youth fete fails to live up to its tradition
  • Unruly scenes mar orchestra contest
  • Youth fete results
  • Hard-earned titles for the three


  • Fire of humanism still alive
  • Medium-term loans disbursed
  • Novel effort for world peace
  • Distraint proceedings against ryots alleged
  • Around The City
  • In Tiruchi Today


  • Seminar on third sector governance
  • Attack on Punaroor decried


  • `Industries should use student skill to enhance product quality'


  • At 110, she knocks the door of justice
  • Support programme for HIV-hit children
  • Cash award for shuttle badminton player
  • Workshop on pension schemes
  • Minister's remarks against Sonia flayed
  • Air Deccan's morning flight service lauded
  • At 110, she knocks the door of justice
  • Around The City
  • In Vijayawada Today


  • Call for changes in management education
  • Round Table to construct 1,500 school buildings
  • Cycle expedition flagged off
  • New beach resort to come up near Bhimili
  • Youth Congress ridicules feel-good factor
  • AU robot for Mumbai display
  • Discourse on Ramayana
  • Around The City
  • In Visakhapatnam Today


  • Chandigarh stuns Karnataka


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