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  • Anantapur village readies for Sonia visit

    Andhra Pradesh

  • `Personalised security' for candidates
  • Big in size, backward in all aspects
  • Farmers are a marginalised lot
  • TDP seeks to clear the air on booklet
  • `TDP misrule' only poll issue, says YSR
  • All arrangements in place for Sonia's meeting
  • Hectic activity in Congress, TDP camps
  • CM's brother not to be fielded in Kuppam
  • Sarat Babu Joins BJP
  • School timings revised from March 17
  • EAMCET form sale from today
  • Documents listed for exercising franchise
  • TDP manifesto today
  • Janata Dal (S) to contest 15 seats in State
  • Schoolboy's death: parents move court
  • Pramod Mahajan's visit on the cards
  • Briefly

    Andhra Pradesh - Others

  • Half-burnt visiting card helps crack murder case


  • Airport bursting at the seams
  • Woman accused of stealing ornaments from hostel
  • Hospital employees call off strike
  • Cable TV operators, Ten Sports yet to resolve dispute
  • 200 illegal radio-taxis in Bangalore
  • Infant's eye damaged during Holi revelry
  • Women doctors felicitated
  • Identity cards to be issued
  • Police to probe charges of harassment in jail
  • Flight timings changed
  • CET Cell sending brochure to colleges
  • Around The City
  • In Bangalore Today


  • Stock Market Index
  • Bullion rates
  • Exchange rates


  • DCC invites Sonia to contest from Bellary
  • CPI flays BJP on Bharat Uday Yatra


  • Ranbaxy global sales cross $1 b
  • Motorola moving chip design units to China, India
  • Berger Paints to consider stock split
  • ValueLab to set up new facility
  • Amtek mulls acquisition of U.K. firms
  • Chambal to sell stake in Birla Home


  • IRDA plans corporate governance code
  • Market wide STP system soon
  • Cairn Energy's second oil strike in Rajasthan
  • New Govt. to decide on PF interest rate
  • Sensex dives 85 points
  • Rupee firms up further
  • TCS buys out Singapore Airlines' stake in ASDC
  • FirstApex to focus on smaller firms
  • ICICI Bank's thrust on micro-finance
  • Principal launches global fund
  • ACC to raise $100 m
  • Call up India for faster service


  • `Nitrate concentration high in Kancheepuram groundwater'
  • Labourer's kin agree to cadaver harvest
  • Water likely to reach Red Hills today
  • Defence personnel can cast proxy votes
  • Legal awareness camp reunites couples
  • `EC ban on graffiti will hit painters'
  • Cultural shows organised
  • Eight persons to undergo rhinoplasty at Stanley Hospital
  • Illicit arrack seized, 3 held
  • Man fatally knocked down
  • Around The City
  • In Chennai Today


  • Parsvnath international tournament from today


  • Tight security for Advani visit
  • 14 Al-Umma activists convicted for intimidating SI
  • Over 30,000 to write HSC exams
  • In Coimbatore Today
  • Reader's Mail


  • Ganguly promises to make history
  • A rousing welcome awaits Indians
  • BCCI's tempting offer
  • PCB officials charged with black marketing
  • Skysports ropes in Gavaskar, Mushtaq
  • 3-2 in India's favour, predicts Shivlal


  • The Hindu Crossword No. 7927
  • Solution to puzzle No. 7926


  • CM candidate: ex-MP's offer to TDP
  • Home guard killed in mishap
  • Naidu told to field 100 women candidates


  • Varsity to hold meet on AIDS awareness
  • Change in examination schedule


  • Drive against tax defaulters
  • Women's rally




  • Bagan, Mahindra play out a drab draw

    Front Page

  • `Fidayeen' storm media enclave in Srinagar; 2 killed
  • E.C. orders removal of `India Shining' hoardings
  • Pakistan test-fires Shaheen-II
  • Congress focus on unemployment, farm sector
  • India, Pakistan begin talks on Rajasthan-Sindh bus link
  • Polls now in five phases


  • Half-burnt visiting card helps crack murder case


  • District credit plan released
  • GMC to modernise filter point


  • BJP desperate to consolidate base


  • Fire ravages forest in Arkalgud taluk
  • KPCC Secretary quits Congress
  • Janata Dal (S) gains control over HAMUL

    Himachal Pradesh

  • Rebels in great demand
  • HVP clears five names for Lok Sabha polls


  • India qualifies for Athens Olympics
  • Indian Airlines in last four


  • Smiles, handshakes, hugs and `sharbat'
  • Cool breeze indeed
  • Pro-PW stand will cost KCR dear: BJP
  • Police not to allow poll code violation
  • No power supply
  • Four found murdered
  • Officials asked to prepare supplementary voter list
  • First prize for Wakf Board chief in MCH lucky draw
  • Around The City
  • Crime Watch


  • Karuna rejects amnesty offer; LTTE calls for calm
  • Putin makes major changes in Cabinet
  • Spanish women break the silence
  • Asian women in U.K. protest `sexist' law
  • Software to find Osama

    Jammu & Kashmir

  • Stalemate over J&K Bill continues
  • Governor to go by State Constitution
  • Love-struck militant kills three, dies


  • Congress mobilising public for Sonia's meet
  • Venkaiah Naidu remarks flayed


  • Keen contest between Congress, BJP on the cards
  • Ambarish's charisma is a key factor here
  • Insurance for poor women evolved
  • MCI told to recognise PG degree
  • This constituency is a `giant-killer'
  • Lack of strong leadership, the bane of north Karnataka
  • Litigation over Cauvery riots case comes to an end
  • Mallya looking for candidate for Shimoga
  • JD(S) to contest for 35 Lok Sabha seats
  • Taps go dry in Bangalore-Hubli train
  • Creation of Gulbarga Railway Division put off
  • BJP seeks Shivakumar's resignation
  • State BJP ready for talks with AIADMK
  • Security tightened at Central Jail
  • Return Bills, Governor urged
  • Janata Dal (U), AIPJD to launch campaign together
  • Appointed to JD(S) cell
  • Clarification sought on transfer of police officers
  • Sonia to touch city on trip to Anantapur
  • Non-official chiefs of boards lose cars, staff
  • AG's office launches website
  • Briefly

    Karnataka - Others

  • Major political parties in an unenviable position
  • Efforts on to bring water by train
  • Dalits decide not to vote
  • State will have coalition government: Vatal
  • Bank told to pay Rs. 44,000 to customer
  • Funds released to augment drinking water supply


  • Water scarcity continues to stalk Wayanad
  • UDF to roll out `no good factor'
  • SSLC, Plus Two exams begin today
  • All-party meeting to discuss drought
  • Exams on Easter: notice issued to Centre
  • Highway blocked for hours at Karunagappally
  • Official apathy adds fuel to forest fires
  • Minorities should join BJP: Naidu
  • Benefits for SC/ST students: KDF threatens stir
  • No ST default by lottery firm: Minister
  • Three Churches to have common entity
  • Crisis in film industry continues
  • Farmers' stir suspended
  • `Bharat' Gopi in BJP
  • Briefly

    Kerala - Others

  • Police station at Ambalathara soon


  • Call for attitudinal change in bankers


  • Prohibition activists vow to make Vaduthala liquor-free
  • Better road network key to development of Vallarpadam
  • `Spirit of renaissance appropriated by elite'
  • `Better colleges can become universities'
  • Union Minister flays Revenue Department
  • Another torture victim returns from Kuwait
  • Policeman faints during extra parade
  • Proxy voting facility for service voters
  • Another woman returns alleging torture in Kuwait
  • Around The City
  • In Kochi Today


  • Move to create more posts scuttled
  • Water distribution disrupted


  • Drought: control rooms opened
  • 59,636 students to take SSLC exam


  • U.K. Deputy High Commissioner visits schools
  • `TDP to seek vote on plank of development'

    Leader Page Articles

  • The BJP's publicity effect
  • Prescription for anarchy

    Letters to the Editor

  • `Dump the Bill'
  • `A blot'
  • Scrap the yatra
  • Consider this
  • Stars shining?
  • Doublespeak
  • Brave hearts
  • Animal slaughter

    Madhya Pradesh

  • BJP to contest all 29 seats in M.P.
  • 125 tribals taken ill after feasting


  • Subbaiah seeks probe into use of funds for wildlife areas


  • Aid offer for scheme for mentally ill
  • Denmark Princess arrives in city
  • Woman murdered
  • Around The City
  • In Madurai Today
  • Reader's Mail


  • Om Puri joins Congress


  • Muller's institutions to celebrate 125th year
  • `Women can help build peaceful society'
  • Laurels for college
  • Workshop on impact of pollution on coastal ecosystem
  • `Fine only if other methods fail'
  • Engagements


  • Religious groups trying to influence voters
  • Curves on ring road come as a dampener
  • Laxman, Sharada Prasad get doctorates
  • Tibetans stage candlelight vigil


  • Driver dies in freak mishap


  • Advani dismisses Opposition fears over yatra
  • All set for the road show
  • Action plan to make India hunger-free by 2007
  • Rename yatra, says Sibal
  • Court directs Karnataka, Tamil Nadu to pay relief to Cauvery riot victims
  • `Foreign origin not the issue'
  • J&K Bill must go, says BJP chief
  • War and peace on Gurkha Post
  • DFID launches India assistance plan
  • Pawar meets Sonia
  • Advani arrives at Kanyakumari
  • Court orders probe into `adulteration' of high-speed diesel
  • Pak. national held on espionage charge
  • POTA victims to depose at `people's tribunal'
  • `Ten Sports cannot have a monopoly'
  • Court notice to Centre, States on life convicts' plight
  • Special train to have more coaches
  • Sharma's plea dismissed
  • RSS plans a larger role this time

    New Delhi

  • Protests in Delhi over J&K Bill
  • `Do not blow achievements out of context'
  • Sheila seeks Outer Delhi MLAs' views
  • BSES urges consumers not to accept manual bills
  • NDMC puts unit area method in cold storage
  • Lapses in checking passengers' bags at airport
  • New parking policy on the anvil
  • Not all is well with this flyover
  • Essential drugs not available at AIIMS
  • Girl assaulted by neighbour
  • Identification parade postponed
  • New tax method passed without discussion, alleges BJP
  • No recognition renewal for Deer Park
  • MCD asked to remove hoardings
  • Jeweller, family held captive; shop ransacked
  • `Maths paper easy'
  • Four-day remand for S-I's killers
  • Sales tax schedule `arbitrary'
  • New avenues for mentally challenged persons
  • 3.3 lakh new voters in Capital
  • Around The City
  • Briefly
  • In The Capital Today


  • Panel for release of Singoor water to Nizamsagar
  • Man battered to death


  • Special cell set up at Palakkad


  • Elephant carcass found
  • LDF victory need of the hour: Sujatha


  • Assembly session from March 17
  • Fait accompli for Congress in Pondy
  • Two arrested for stealing TV sets, CD players
  • `CPI committed to working for PMK victory'
  • Pondy to seek central force for poll duty


  • Rajya Sabha polls on March 26
  • Vajpayee to address two rallies


  • Girl killed in accident in Raichur


  • God's accessible nature


  • Traditional rivals arrive to rousing reception
  • Bangarappa sees exodus of Congress workers to BJP
  • My duty is to ensure Cong. victory, says Manjunath

    Tamil Nadu

  • It's Vajpayee versus Sonia, says Jayalalithaa
  • Record protest against anti-people policies: DMK
  • Fait accompli for Congress in Pondy
  • `Lack of response will mean acceptance of suggestions'
  • Srikkanth, Vijayashanthi star campaigners for BJP
  • Instigation complaint vexatious
  • PMK hails Congress decision
  • Interactive voice response system for government pensioners
  • At an academic crossroads
  • I'll initiate contempt action against CM, says Elangovan
  • Advani arrives at Kanyakumari
  • Mahamaham specials fetch Rs. 1.8-crore for Railways
  • Youth inside abandoned car causes a flutter
  • Pay greater attention to safety, corporates told
  • Court stays EB circulars on pension
  • Correction
  • Nadar Peravai not to support AIADMK
  • Briefly

    Tamil Nadu - Others

  • Congress role in Pondicherry `belittled'
  • One killed as lorry hits motorcycle
  • Certificate courses for merchandisers
  • Protest against pumping of water at Tiruvallur


  • Injured Bopanna exits


  • Kumbakonam temples net good revenue


  • Demand to revoke bar on mining
  • Lok Ayukta orders probe into fatal road accident
  • Former Speaker's name removed from voters' list?
  • Formalin found in milk samples
  • Five held on charges of theft
  • Ombudsman directive to reopen lane
  • Temple `hundi' thefts: six held
  • Two killed in cracker unit blast
  • Around The City
  • In Thiruvananthapuram Today

    This Day That Age

  • dated March 10, 1954: French in Pondicherry
  • dated March 10, 1954: Shipping through Suez
  • dated March 10, 1954: Advocates' dress
  • dated March 10, 1954: Ballot paper theft


  • `People's cooperation must for eliminating child labour'
  • Bomb threat to schools turns hoax
  • Around The City
  • In Tiruchy Today
  • Reader's Mail


  • Town panchayat vice-chairman loses no-trust motion


  • Tributes paid to Tripuraneni


  • Vishwakarmas stage dharna in Udupi

    Union Territories

  • Conference on fungal infections

    Uttar Pradesh

  • Mulayam admits bickering in party
  • Jayaprada joins Samajwadi Party


  • Minister's threat to move court


  • AIADMK workers await Jayalalithaa's visit
  • EVM demonstration


  • Andhra Loyola College gets Superior-General's pat
  • Warring groups' power show for Sonia's meet
  • 84 thatched houses destroyed in fire
  • AIDS rally held
  • Around The City
  • In Vijayawada Today


  • TDP asks Congress not to politicise women's issues
  • End of a deadly experiment
  • Mock drill keeps pipeline patrol alert
  • Trains cancelled due to derailment
  • VUDA caution
  • Around The City


  • `Vandemataram' programme launched


  • Weather

    West Bengal

  • Congress, Trinamool members stage walkout


  • Geetika misses Olympic berth

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