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  • NH-47 blocked at Haripad, hartal in Mavelikara


  • EC nod for change of polling stations' location

    Andhra Pradesh

  • Naidu decries Sonia's talk on woes of farmers
  • Water supply is a ticklish issue
  • Political glory a thing of past
  • `Second SRC not in Telangana interest'
  • Rousing reception to Sonia
  • Vehicle showrooms taken for a ride
  • TDP ridicules Sonia's campaign style
  • BJP takes umbrage at Sonia remark
  • Ballot paper for postal, `tendered' votes
  • Two MRO office staffers in ACB net
  • Sonia holds talks on manifesto
  • CPI(M) plea to CEC
  • PW threat: another TD leader quits
  • CBI raids three places
  • 2 held on charge of house grabbing
  • Lensmen beaten up
  • Briefly
  • Crime Watch

    Andhra Pradesh - Others

  • CM announces ex gratia for kin of slain MPP chief
  • Eyebrows raised over BJP leader's `demand'


  • BJP workers protest Hazarika's `nomination' from Guwahati


  • Tame end to Indian challenge


  • Fee panel issues pro-forma to engineering colleges
  • Driving track at Peenya being used on trial basis
  • Cable TV operators stage demonstration
  • Traffic to be regulated in some city areas
  • Voter cards to be issued today
  • Two kidnapped consultants rescued
  • COMED-K CET dates likely on Saturday
  • Five arrested
  • Woman beaten to death
  • Around The City
  • In Bangalore Today


  • Bullion rates
  • Exchange rates
  • Stock Market Index


  • Six charged with violating PNDT Act


  • Indian team for second Olympic qualifier


  • NDTV files draft prospectus
  • Gigabyte to offer VIA chipset
  • Good response to Biocon IPO
  • BoM issue oversubscribed
  • M&M raises Scorpio, Bolero prices
  • Tie-up for truck tracking facility
  • Artlab Madras ties up with U.S. varsity
  • Award for NHPC CMD


  • British Gas to invest $140 m in offshore oilfields
  • `RBI monitoring inflation'
  • Ban on five Ketan Parekh companies
  • After dotcom, dotmob?
  • Bunge relaunches Dalda
  • Sensex extends losses
  • Proalgen Biotech to widen product range
  • Benefits of `3G' technology
  • Sharp drop in rupee
  • `Know your customer' norms in banks
  • Godrej enters fruit juice market
  • India's crucial role in global copper market


  • Cartoon


  • `Changes needed in rules on parking space'
  • Poor infrastructure hits WLL-M phone service
  • `Barcode system can protect patients from human errors'
  • Unit to recover process water inaugurated at CPCL refinery
  • Three arrested for kidnapping visa agent
  • Parthasarathy temple renovation to be over by May
  • Kandaleru water reaches Red Hills
  • `Save water walk' on Sunday
  • Around The City
  • In Chennai Today


  • Barua, Ganguly, Chanda tamed


  • Anaimalai farmers seek water release
  • Cluster activities by CODISSIA likely to begin in April
  • Positive attitude vital for progress: Governor
  • DRDA website to ensure transparency
  • In Coimbatore Today


  • A forgettable day for Indian bowlers
  • Nine security officials for each spectator
  • England makes early inroads
  • Nimbhalkar happy to be nominated for C.K. Nayudu award
  • Proteas in strong position


  • The Hindu Crossword 7929
  • Solution to puzzle 7928


  • Vishwakarmas launch new movement


  • Over 80 per cent polling booths declared sensitive
  • Two women die as tractor overturns


  • Satellite missions for rural development planned
  • BHEL expedites construction of gas-based power projects




  • Real Madrid eliminates Bayern
  • East Bengal defeats Vasco
  • Another win for Boca

    Front Page

  • 190 killed in Madrid serial blasts
  • Congress lists NDA Government 'failures'
  • Charges baseless, says Advani
  • J&K Council adjourns sine die after heated debate over bill
  • Bid to storm Army camp


  • Vijay Kumar takes two-stroke lead


  • BJP faces a dissident in Ghogha MLA


  • A Congress pocket borough
  • Two arrested, 13 idols recovered
  • Thousands witness car festival


  • Chautala to release list by April 15


  • Environmentalists plan rally in Sringeri


  • Britain beats Belgium
  • PSB stuns IA, enters final


  • No slice of poll pie for independents
  • BSNL initiative to provide landline phone for Rs. 500
  • Orders to close xerox shops near SSC exam centres
  • Sonia road show rolls on with women
  • Top honours for ICMR case studies
  • Road show roar for all
  • Bandaru steels partymen for Advani Bharat yatra
  • Police impose traffic restrictions
  • Phone counters to remain open
  • Do you want to be Partners in Victory?
  • Rare surgery on baby to remove liver tumour
  • Around The City
  • In Hyderabad Today

    India & World

  • India and Bangladesh to sign extradition treaty


  • 'It looked like a platform of death'
  • Guantanamo Britons' ordeal ends
  • Putin urges high voter turnout
  • Key Indonesian Minister resigns
  • 'Intelligence of dubious value'
  • Olympics, economy are Caramanlis' priorities
  • British Asian faces disqualification
  • 'Mercenaries' face charges
  • 'Astronauts face health threat'

    Jammu & Kashmir

  • NC moves no-trust motion against Dar
  • NC expels Dar


  • BJP comes out with a two-pronged strategy
  • 'Cong. will fight Advani's yatra politically'
  • Janata Dal (S) leaders on a high after tour
  • In Tumkur village a house has 185 voters
  • Janata Party list of candidates in a week
  • Urgent relief work will go on, says Minister
  • Will Sankeshwar's gamble pay off?
  • Parameshwar kicks off campaign
  • Govt. Order on pension benefits for staff upheld
  • Congress list of candidates after March 21
  • Advani has violated code: Natwar Singh
  • Income Tax officials examine Telgi
  • Courts overburdened, says judge
  • Hegde's kin join BJP
  • Rajasekhara Murthy to campaign for BJP
  • Engineer's death shrouded in mystery
  • Cash returned
  • Briefly

    Karnataka - Others

  • CBI registers case against bank manager
  • Minorities more aware of rights, says Sangliana
  • 82 p.c. voters get ID cards in Chikmagalur
  • Builder ordered to refund deposit with interest
  • Corporation offices raided
  • Catering institute's short-term courses becoming popular
  • Narcotics Bureau destroys opium
  • Voters to be trained to use EVMs


  • Antony writes to Centre for more drought relief
  • No discrimination against State: Rajagopal
  • Coca-Cola to continue operations in State
  • Hartal: court can issue directives to Government
  • KPCC committee to prepare panel of candidates
  • PDP faction to campaign for LDF
  • Contempt case to be filed against Kirpal
  • BJP leader elected to civic post with UDF support
  • Puppetry workshop
  • Film awards
  • Reconsider water supply to Tamil Nadu: VS
  • Three killed in road accident
  • Briefly

    Kerala - Others

  • Rs. 15 lakhs for augmenting drinking water supply
  • IUML office-bearers
  • Kannada conference


  • Renuka vows to strive for party victory


  • Land acquisition to be completed by May
  • Acute drinking water shortage in Vypeen Island
  • ADB delegation to visit Kochi
  • Election: officials transferred
  • AKPCTA State conference begins today
  • K.V. Thomas to inaugurate IAPP branch
  • Around The City
  • In Kochi Today


  • DIC to develop clusters of SSIs in Kozhikode
  • Funds diversion allowed
  • Training for the visually impaired

    Leader Page Articles

  • Health checkup
  • Greater Middle East Initiative

    Letters to the Editor

  • Eye-opener
  • Alternative suggestion
  • Film stars in politics
  • Uncalled for
  • Advani's remarks
  • Retrograde step
  • Fighting on the LoC
  • Transcending sport
  • Gender equality
  • Human sacrifice


  • Youth Congress leader seeks party nomination


  • CII pursuing `branding' of cities and towns
  • Once-in-four-day supply in store
  • `Document on healthier eating habits was opposed'
  • Writ jurisdiction for HC Bench sought
  • Serijabanu seeks possession of cash
  • Seven policemen reinstated
  • Commits suicide
  • Around The City
  • In Madurai Today


  • Campaigning for a price: Bollywood divided
  • Vikrant — a floating museum to be ready by 2006


  • Ban on shark fishing irks fishermen
  • `Coastal ecosystem under threat'
  • Cut healthcare costs, doctors told
  • Alumni association to celebrate golden jubilee
  • Engagements


  • Keen contest likely between Cong., BJP in Mysore
  • Election schedule may hit farmers
  • Kannada Nadu to consider post-poll alliance
  • Exhibition of handicrafts begins


  • All set for Sonia's road show
  • Congress, TRS launch separate campaign
  • Brothers die in road mishap


  • Ayodhya issue will be resolved after polls: Advani
  • Vote Congress for total development: Sonia
  • Congress not against reforms: Manmohan
  • Stop fresh work under PM's rural road scheme: EC
  • IAF denies ferrying campaign material
  • Court reserves order on broadcasting rights for DD
  • Army spearheads social change in Kargil
  • Tribunal cannot adjudicate on disputes of non-workmen, says Supreme Court
  • Ban on sale of eggs in Rishikesh upheld
  • Judgment reserved on Congress petitions
  • Six more months for Liberhan Commission
  • `Tandava dance in public not part of Ananda Margi faith'
  • UNDP to support electricity project
  • A perfect script
  • Vikrant — a floating museum to be ready by 2006
  • Left parties criticise Advani's remarks
  • EC recognises Sangma's group
  • Pressure on Ten Sports
  • 'BJP allies will feel more involved after polls'
  • Pawar to contest from Baramati
  • Power generation record disastrous: CPI(M)
  • Polls will change country's political history: Advani


  • Minister claims progress during TDP rule

    New Delhi

  • Infighting may make going tough for BJP
  • Students fall sick after eating `khichdi'
  • BJP cries foul over new voters
  • Celebrating two decades of feminist activism
  • DDA earmarks crores for more houses, better facilities
  • Guard becomes victim of false complaint
  • Harsh Vardhan demands CBI probe into question paper leak
  • Jagriti Jyoti Yatra flagged off
  • Teen held for cousin's murder
  • Held for grabbing property
  • War of FIRs between MCD workers, Congress Councillors
  • Shifting of Yamuna Pushta slums approved
  • Computer institute director arrested
  • Stop demolitions, EC urged
  • Motorbike thieves held
  • Security breached at airport
  • JNU students' trip to Pakistan in jeopardy
  • Revolutionary changes in spine surgery
  • Briefly
  • Around The City
  • In The Capital Today


  • Parties assure beedi workers of help
  • Ombudsman wants bankers to improve service


  • Where families stand divided


  • UDF Government a total failure: BJP


  • Kannan assures full support to PMK
  • BSP to contest in Pondicherry
  • More listeners for AIR morning programmes: survey
  • Assembly session from March 17


  • SAD renominates Tohra for Rajya Sabha Polls
  • Daler allowed to visit Pakistan for shows

    Racing : Horse

  • Indian Bloodstock Review hits the stands


  • Eranna's case referred to KPCC


  • Khurana misusing his position: Congress
  • Crucial RSS meeting begins today
  • Ojha chair set up to promote research on Vedas


  • Bliss of the Self


  • Advani to address meeting in Shimoga tomorrow
  • Funds released to take up drought relief works

    Tamil Nadu

  • Appeal to 'thwart' Madurai Bench quashed
  • Neyveli water for Chennai by May-end
  • `Incidence of diabetes in India underestimated'
  • From housewife to entrepreneur
  • Labourers want children to join them at work
  • Tamil virtual varsity signs MoU with IGNOU
  • `Diabetes becoming a major cause of retinopathy'
  • High Court condemns trespass, restores Kodaikanal land to school
  • Wagon shortage brings down wheat milling by 70 per cent
  • `Turkey keen on attracting foreign investments'
  • DMK violating code, AIADMK tells EC
  • Jayalalithaa campaigns at Ranipet
  • Poll panel has to act on DPA complaint: Karunanidhi
  • An interim referendum on AIADMK rule: Vaiko
  • Jayalalithaa orders Chennai treatment for policeman
  • Ramadoss refutes CM's charge
  • Senior officials for Madurai Bench
  • Briefly

    Tamil Nadu - Others

  • NABARD sanctions Rs. 2.16 cr. to SHGs in Perambalur district
  • Officials told to complete works in time
  • Perambalur second in TASMAC sales
  • Control room set up
  • Committee formed to monitor water supply
  • 54 held for prohibition offences
  • Knocked down


  • `Globalisation should not be at the cost of indigenous industries'


  • Drinking water to be supplied on war-footing
  • Nishagandhi fete from April 5
  • Air gun bullet injures woman
  • Bungling: show-cause notices to doctors
  • Around The City
  • In Thiruvananthapuram Today

    This Day That Age

  • dated March 12, 1954: Ministry-making in T.C.
  • dated March 12, 1954: Film music on AIR
  • dated March 12, 1954: Margaret Cousins


  • TNHB plans to set up `call centres' in its offices
  • Web site on Tiruchi tourism launched
  • Bar association asked to vacate room
  • Move to create awareness of healthcare among women
  • University exam. application forms at post offices
  • Around The City
  • In Tiruchi Today


  • `Human rights should be included in curricula'
  • Rs.135 cr. mobilised as small savings
  • Four held in dowry cases
  • Platform vending machine inaugurated at railway junction


  • All set for TDP's `sankharavam'
  • Sonia making wild allegations: TDP
  • TTD releases epic study exam results


  • Two killed, three hurt in road accident


  • Jayaprakash Hegde to contest as an Independent

    Union Territories

  • Shiv Sena wants Chandigarh seat

    Uttar Pradesh

  • RLD chief joins BJP
  • Cases against Raja Bhaiyya withdrawn


  • A show of unity ahead of Sonia meet
  • Keen contest on the cards
  • Traffic curbs today
  • Industrialist stakes claim to Vijayawada Lok Sabha seat
  • Around The City
  • In Vijayawada Today


  • Coking coal shortage hits VSP
  • IOC plans differential commission for dealers
  • BC leaders seek Vice-Chancellor's recall
  • Hindu philosophy misunderstood: ISKCON chief
  • Sonia meeting: special train for Vijayawada
  • EAMCET forms: directive to candidates
  • Patient's attendant dies in hospital
  • Synthetic kidney may be possible soon: expert
  • Around The City
  • In Visakhapatnam Today


  • SP's gesture


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