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  • CPI terms Central team's visit eyewash

    Andhra Pradesh

  • TDP candidates' first list today
  • Top PW leaders escape after encounter
  • TDP repeating charges for poll gain: Congress
  • Naxalites target Government offices
  • Parties' plea on bindover cases
  • Indo-French transradial workshop opens
  • TDP, BJP hold seat-sharing talks
  • Kapunadu seeks fair deal
  • Governor, CM greet people on Ugadi
  • Backward Classes seek more seats
  • Congress-TRS talks hit a snag
  • Fire in train compartment
  • Paritala's remarks decried
  • BSP launches campaign
  • Briefly
  • Crime Watch

    Andhra Pradesh - Others

  • Flower contributions flood TTD on eve of `Ugadi'
  • Music college to conduct summer camps
  • Central team visits Madanapalle
  • Free distribution of tomatoes
  • Engineering a tiny Gita


  • 64-member team for SAF Games


  • Three women robbed of gold chains
  • Traders fear ban on use of recycled plastic may hit business
  • Bangalore is sizzling hot now
  • No power cut today
  • Monkey shot dead
  • Six women get Swami Gnanananda Awards
  • Mathematics laboratory opened
  • Directory of humorists
  • College puts counselling on hold
  • Around The City
  • In Bangalore Today


  • Muslim Front likely to field candidate in Belgaum


  • Businessman's house burgled at Hospet


  • Probe absolves bank of irregularity charge


  • Tikota poised for another fight of the Patils?
  • Fire at Nandi Sugar
  • Petrol seized from dhaba

    Billiards & Snooker

  • Patel advances


  • Study predicts 8 p.c. growth in textile exports
  • BoI to appeal against London HC order
  • Rated NBFCs in good shape — CRISIL
  • Increased Russian enquiries for Indian tea
  • IDFC top managers resign
  • Saudi JV for fibreglass pipes in Goa
  • Forex reserves up $464 m
  • Smart revival seen in refrigerators
  • Medical transcription industry staging a comeback


  • Cartoon


  • Traffic snarls affect bus services
  • Bangalore firm adjudged advertisement agency of the year
  • `Understand Telugu before taking steps to promote it'
  • Rally, signature campaign mark anti-war day
  • Iraqi children leave for home after cardiac surgery
  • Burglars strike at Iyyappanthangal house
  • Around The City
  • In Chennai Today


  • Anand holds Peter


  • Candidates may face nagging queries
  • `Attitudinal change must to protect child rights'
  • `Bioinformatics will help produce cheaper drugs'
  • Nursery schools adopting child-friendly methods
  • Motor Vehicle tax collection
  • Nanjundapuram Road turns a mess
  • Railway's move opposed
  • Around The City
  • In Coimbatore Today


  • Can India get its act together?
  • Australia clinches series
  • Harmison shines in the rain
  • Records favour Pakistan
  • A record-shattering day for Kiwis
  • Don't count India out
  • Relationship between teams cordial: Inzamam
  • Agarkar fit
  • Brett Lee to have ankle surgery
  • Hameed's one point agenda


  • The Hindu Crossword No. 2547
  • Solution No. 2546


  • Congress bastion all the way


  • `Scope for sericulture in Tamil Nadu bright'

    Elections 2004

  • Sonia's poll managers get media act together
  • Forces brace for elections, at gunpoint
  • Tribal party woos Gond vote in M.P.
  • Q & A: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi
  • Campaigning without leaders
  • A test for Narendra Modi
  • Q & A: Sharad Pawar
  • AGP complains of phone tapping
  • For Delhi's jobless, it certainly isn't shining
  • Chaos governs issue of photo ID cards

    Front Page

  • India disappointed over non-sharing of information by Powell
  • A polling station, but where are the voters?
  • Two killed, 43 injured in J&K blast
  • EC stops Modi's yatra
  • Foreign origin: `BJP will not shy away from legislation'
  • A test for Narendra Modi


  • Randhawa slips up


  • `Use remote sensing data to optimise food production'


  • TDP, Congress looking for new faces


  • Sandalwood trees face threat from smugglers in Hassan
  • Javare Gowda's charge against Krishna

    Himachal Pradesh

  • Czech Republic wins river rafting tourney


  • Asia Cup from April 20
  • Pillay in Lombi's list of the best


  • Expert calls for opening of university for folk studies


  • Battle royal on the cards
  • Will he score a hat-trick?
  • Independent keen on taking on big guns
  • Vijayashanti to fight Congress `gameplan'
  • Speaker extends Ugadi greetings
  • Ex-MLA charged with threatening newspaper staff
  • eSeva centres closed
  • Around The City
  • In Hyderabad Today


  • Anti-war protesters take to the streets
  • Narrow win for Chen; Opposition contests poll verdict
  • Arabs think they are worse off after Iraq war
  • Malaysia to go to the polls today
  • Karuna `whipping up regionalism'
  • Putin urges tough action to defend Serbs
  • Pakistan captures 100 `foreign' militants
  • U.S. drops charges against Muslim Chaplain
  • Clarification
  • Former Dutch Queen is dead
  • Transplant baby doing fine


  • Tipper lorry driver electrocuted


  • Symposium on civil engineering


  • Forest officials rule out anthrax epidemic
  • Projects worth Rs. 48 crore approved
  • Bureaucrats with political ambitions
  • Congress faces a resurgent Janata Dal (S)
  • Notices to Lokayukta, KEONICS on petition from industries
  • Tough battle expected in four constituencies
  • Moral values are as important as education: Pathak
  • Congress silences dissent with tactical move
  • Technology can only aid teaching: expert
  • Bringing people's issues to the fore
  • Simultaneous polls have helped Congress in Bellary district
  • Sons set to follow in fathers' footsteps
  • Seven Lok Adalat benches to hear 200 bank cases
  • Congress may field B.S. Patil in Dharwad North
  • Bar on applications for BDA layout
  • Dwarf couple headed for record books?
  • Row over hall tickets
  • Social security programme for labourers
  • Poojary seeks Advani's resignation
  • Panel's appeal to litigants
  • Holiday for Ugadi
  • `Revamp dispute resolution system'
  • Ex-MLA denies Ramesh Kumar's allegation
  • Briefly
  • From The Districts

    Karnataka - Others

  • Minister's intervention saves the day
  • BJP accuses district administration of misusing powers
  • Minorities will be with BJP: Parrikar
  • Goa Chief Minister denies BJP charges on education sector
  • Water source identified for scheme dries up
  • Citizens' Charter presented to political parties
  • Vatal flays yatras
  • MBBS student found dead
  • Booklet on Chitradurga segment released
  • Two killed in road accident in Davangere


  • Citibank branch, Coke godown attacked
  • `Water-sharing agreements will be reviewed'
  • 9,152 hectares of forests destroyed in fire
  • The poor bear the brunt of hartals: study
  • High command's decision is final: Chandy
  • Air-India announces summer schedule
  • Kalamandalam to host dance, music fete
  • `History has a vital role in nation-building'
  • Thomas joins issue with Mani
  • Call to exploit opportunities provided by globalisation
  • Ravi's role alleged in charge against Murali
  • `Probe charges against Murali'
  • Cooperative bank to give educational loans
  • Marad: panel to examine police officers
  • Temporary truce in film industry
  • `SHRC members violating court order'
  • `Best part of Indian culture is tolerance'
  • Rainwater harvesting: building rules amended
  • Jamaat call to support secular parties
  • KDF plans march to Secretariat
  • Briefly


  • Sagar water to meet Khammam needs


  • Councillor's assurance to Ombudsman on anganwadi issue
  • Cusat entrance forms available till April 5
  • Protest against U.S. occupation of Iraq
  • Measures to check spread of malaria
  • Brain Awareness Week concludes
  • Campaign to make Vaduthala liquor-free
  • Varghese Pullikan laid to rest
  • Around The City
  • In Kochi Today


  • Minister to inaugurate IT centre


  • Held on charges of raping minor
  • Calicut varsity budget approved
  • Tele-quiz on water

    Madhya Pradesh

  • Govindacharya avoids `feel good' debate


  • `Faulty genes cause for heart attacks'
  • Self-help groups should not give room for divisions: VC
  • Fill up vacancies, avert disaster: UGC
  • Warning against violation of model code
  • New laparoscopic procedure
  • Sadhu Nivas planned
  • Farming wells to be tapped for drinking water
  • Around The City
  • In Madurai today


  • Pedestrians not safe on Mangalore roads
  • Shopkeepers block road in market
  • Issuance of voter ID cards
  • LIC employees stage protest in Mangalore
  • Heart centre


  • Academics hold the key to solving problems: Governor
  • Moral values are as important as education: Pathak
  • Academics hold the key to problems: Governor
  • NSUI wants half the seats for youth
  • BSP to contest for 110 Assembly seats
  • Man killed in wall collapse


  • Ugadi rings in new hopes
  • Bank's ``golden'' gesture to mark Ugadi


  • Congressmen should ponder over `leadership issue': Advani
  • Poll panel stops a near-complete Modi `yatra'
  • Congress, NCP formalise agreement
  • Lok Satta puts 51 on A.P. watch list
  • CPI(M) criticises Government's education policy
  • Varun denies anti-Sonia remark
  • Pakistan greets Indian `invaders' with warmth
  • Congress responsible for stalling Women Reservation Bill: Vajpayee
  • Vajpayee promises second green revolution
  • Training camps for Rajasthan priests
  • A retrograde legislation, says BJP
  • `Courts cannot interfere in arbitration proceedings'
  • Flower named after Amitabh Bachchan
  • Export of Kashmiri trout planned
  • Nafisa Ali, Sachin Pilot in Congress second list
  • `GM technology has to be regulated'
  • A life-line for the aged
  • Hurriyat accepts invitation for talks
  • Mayawati leaves opponents foxed
  • Samajwadi Party rules out tie-up with Congress
  • India may join project on nuclear fusion
  • Khurana for developing spiritual tourism
  • Observers asked to keep vigil on poll expenses
  • India to restore 12th century temple in Cambodia
  • Congress challenges BJP for a debate
  • Mulayam cautions Sonia
  • Protests turn violent in Srinagar
  • BJP to finalise full list on March 23
  • CPI(M) objects to AJT deal
  • Why he changed his mind
  • `Will back action against foreign author'
  • Let them first learn Hindi: Katiyar
  • `Experienced students' help IIM-B better placement record
  • EC recognises old Samata Party
  • BJP to finalise full list on March 23


  • Government blamed for spurt in naxal activities

    New Delhi

  • Kendriya Bhandar weekly rates
  • TERI to sell clean water for five paise
  • Toll tax panel rejects move to install cameras
  • Sahib accuses Sheila Govt. of `all-round failure'
  • Relocated slum-dwellers can keep their vote: EC
  • Cops pick up teenager, beat him
  • Man shoots wife, self
  • National Photo Contest winners announced
  • BJP smells a scam in dustbin deal
  • NCW writes to L-G over women's safety
  • Woman sets herself afire
  • Two die in freak accident
  • Jessica case: Officer identifies vehicle
  • Get serious on social security, Harsh Vardhan tells Congress
  • Orientation classes for Congress leaders
  • Court stops AIR, DD elections
  • Cong, BJP workers clash
  • Around The City
  • Briefly
  • In The Capital Today

    News Analysis

  • Putin looks to turn the economy around
  • Spain: a vote to right a wrong


  • Infighting may mar TDP's chances
  • Loan bonanza beckons rural youth


  • RASI units to be manned by women SHGs


  • `DMK, allies blocked Tamil Nadu development'
  • Teachers oppose redesignation move
  • Karaikal Youth Congress committee dissolved
  • CPI (ML-L) forms campaign panel


  • World Sikh University to come up in Punjab


  • A spectrum of handicrafts on display


  • Backward classes getting attracted to BJP: Shanappa
  • Anti-War demonstration

    Tamil Nadu

  • AICTE assures support for industry-institute interaction
  • Fill up vacancies, avert disaster: UGC
  • Unaided colleges to form consortium
  • Large-scale migration a blot on `State political capital'
  • Words were general in nature: Karunanidhi
  • NJP to contest 25 seats on Janata Party symbol
  • `DMK did not want DPI to have cordial ties with PMK'
  • Armed forces equipped to counter insurgency
  • BJP shows DMK chief's signature
  • Jayalalithaa campaigns in Erode
  • AIADMK Govt. failed to tackle Cauvery issue, says Sankariah
  • Nedumaran to campaign for DPA
  • People will teach Jayalalithaa a lesson: SRB
  • Apollo Hospital's third Chennai clinic inaugurated
  • Nallakannu to campaign in Villupuram, Pondicherry
  • Leaders extend Ugadi greetings
  • Medical council order
  • `EB restructuring by June 9'
  • `Instal closed circuit TV at police stations'
  • Brielfy

    Tamil Nadu - Others

  • Rs.501.03-cr. ACP for Karur dt.
  • Parties told to follow EC guidelines
  • Palani gearing for `Panguni uthiram'
  • Special centres for issuing SSLC hall tickets
  • Aranthangi traders down shutters
  • Vaiko campaign


  • Kamala Kannan makes final


  • Airport development: protest against move to acquire more land
  • Pangode fish market to be modernised
  • Two sentenced to 7 years rigorous imprisonment
  • `Free campuses of politics'
  • Water supply to be disrupted
  • Around The City
  • In Thiruvananthapuram Today


  • Ex-councillors' outfit questions Corpn. move for appeal against court order
  • Good response to insurance scheme
  • `Allow lawyers to air grievances'
  • UGC seminar
  • Community programme
  • Mettur level
  • `Develop Tamil lexicography'
  • Around The City
  • In Tiruchi Today


  • `Annual loss of 1.50 million ha. of forests'
  • Residents resort to road roko for removal of sewage


  • Fire in temple


  • `Kannada literature facing a shortage of talent'
  • Voter awareness panel plans campaign


  • Crucial decision awaited in TDP circles
  • Lord Rama a model human being: China Jeeyar
  • Woman hurt in robbery bid
  • Around The City
  • In Vijayawada Today


  • National meet on human rights from March 27
  • More forces for combing operation
  • WCL chief lauds labour scenario in India
  • Inauguration of British Council branch tomorrow
  • Around The City
  • In Visakhapatnam Today


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