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  • One killed, 60 hurt in accident
  • Children's festival concludes

    Andhra Pradesh

  • CM pledges support to distressed ryots
  • More students clear EAMCET
  • Eight Ministers assume charge
  • Government begins irrigation year on bright note
  • BJP demands immediate relief
  • Five more farmers commit suicide
  • Mahanadu to examine causes for party defeat
  • LAWCET on June 6
  • APCC chief likely to be replaced
  • Former IAS officer dead
  • Priority to reducing revenue deficit: Rosaiah
  • CPI(M) rules out linkage to incentive package
  • Briefly

    Andhra Pradesh - Others

  • Meet identifies factors leading to ryots' suicide
  • Interest rebate schemes announced


  • Anju gets warm farewell
  • Anju to miss Hengelo meet
  • Circuit meet shifted to Chennai


  • Tamil Nadu men, Kerala women bag titles


  • Many city students score over 95 p.c.
  • BWSSB opens kiosk at Koramangala, plans 200 more in city
  • Avenue Road is abuzz as schools re-open
  • Man killed in fight over missing beer bottle
  • Pharmacy owner sentenced, asked to pay fine
  • `Management courses should improve'
  • Gold merchant robbed of Rs. 2.27 lakh
  • Water adalat
  • Woman missing from police quarters
  • Around the City
  • In Bangalore Today
  • Part-time MBA, tailor-made for aspiring executives


  • Stock Market Index
  • Exchange rates
  • Bullion rates


  • DLW survives a scare
  • Madurai in semifinals


  • Teachers' federation announces candidate
  • Belgaum college wins State-level competition


  • Bijapur-Gadag gauge conversion may be delayed


  • SEBI norms on STP services
  • Club Mahindra, Citibank tieup
  • DHL's wireless scanners
  • Bongaigaon pays 50 p.c. final
  • i-flex to pay 70 p.c.
  • Mastek to buyback shares
  • Sonata Software's third centre in Bangalore
  • 1:1 bonus from Infomedia India
  • L&T Infotech partners Fidelity Information
  • UTI Bank opens branch
  • Max New York's second branch in AP
  • Strand, UBI expand agreement
  • Karnataka Bank's forex review meet
  • Foundation for building project laid
  • Central Bank, New India Assurance sign MoU
  • Tata Indicom to expand
  • Soft loan for BSIL rehabilitation


  • HR outsourcing in Asia-Pacific set to touch $2.56 b
  • No oil crisis yet but omens are not good
  • Rupee loses another 3 paise
  • Early gains not held on BSE
  • Tata Tech signs deal with IBM, Dassault
  • Pre-Exim policy talks with industry today
  • Balmer Lawrie net up
  • Aiwa plans new product launches
  • Orchid signs pact with Par Pharma
  • Assocham seeks separate Service Tax Act
  • GMR Industries' expansion plan


  • Legislation to check naxals mooted


  • Veeranam water will reach city by May 31: official
  • Highway patrolling has brought down accidents: Home Secretary
  • BSNL bonanza: 70,000 pre-paid mobile connections in 2 weeks
  • Cholera alert in suburbs
  • Industry urges container terminal to restore normality
  • Police barricade turns deadly for motorcyclist
  • Irate villagers block water tankers
  • New Metrowater phone numbers
  • Around the City
  • In Chennai Today


  • Champion stuff from Parimarjan
  • Victory takes Humpy closer to quarterfinals
  • Sangeetha scores quick win over Meena
  • On to the rapid version...


  • Back to class during the holidays
  • Gyan Vani to step up science broadcasts
  • Energy audit for select Karur textile units
  • Preliminary survey for software park approach road
  • Three held
  • Around the City
  • In Coimbatore Today


  • PCB keen on ODI series in November
  • Decision on Kale's case in a couple of days: Dalmiya
  • Inter-Academy tourney from today
  • Miandad keen to coach at NCA
  • Yogesh Sachdeva bowls FCI into quarterfinals
  • All-round show by Veer Bahadur
  • Easy for SCFA
  • Naman Sharma scalps six
  • Chetan Sharma Academy registers win
  • Whirlwind century by Gaurav Mathur
  • Three-wicket win for Bharat CC
  • Rajkumar scalps five
  • Robin Singh Jr. calls it a day


  • The Hindu Crossword 7894
  • Solution to puzzle 7993


  • Rs.1.55 cr. sanctioned for Cuddalore district
  • 'Strive to improve Plus-Two results'
  • Collector's directive to VAOs


  • Waiver of loans due from farmers sought
  • School achieves 98 per cent pass




  • Plea to restore Act


  • Manipur drubs Orissa
  • Thailand on the verge of completing Liverpool deal
  • Rishi scores the lone goal
  • Titanium in last eight
  • Coimbatore XI triumphs

    Front Page

  • CMP to be released today
  • CPI(M) gives six suggestions
  • Dixit, National Security Adviser
  • Nuclear submarine project may get a kick-start
  • RJD wins in Siwan, Bettiah
  • 'MTNL not to be privatised'
  • Girls outshine boys
  • CBI raids 24 places in JBT case
  • One killed in blast


  • TSM Open will provide fitting finale to the season
  • McDowell's celebrity tournament in Mumbai
  • Ajeetesh Sandhu leads


  • Irrigation projects: new govt. has its task cut out
  • Their success comes as a glimmer of hope


  • 2 children drowned


  • Elections on schedule, says Chautala


  • JD(S) seeks impartial probe into rice racket

    Himachal Pradesh

  • `PM will be asked to dedicate Nathpa power project'
  • Forest Minister resigns


  • Corporate colleges walk away with top honours
  • Police confirm Arab married another girl
  • 3 PPAs will be reviewed: YSR
  • Inter exam papers revaluation
  • Six-year-old girl knocked down
  • Around the City
  • In Hyderabad Today
  • Crime Watch

    India & World

  • India using war on terror to curtail human rights: Amnesty


  • Institutionalise ISGA before discussing core issues: LTTE
  • Blasts near house of U.S. Consul-General
  • Putin vows high growth, strong defence
  • Fears of major terror attack in U.S.
  • On the DNA trail, to catch criminals
  • Occupation gives boost to Al-Qaeda claim
  • Peace in sight for Sudan
  • Patten for debate on Turkey's E.U. entry
  • Koreas agree to ease tensions

    Jammu & Kashmir

  • Sapphire smuggling racket busted


  • What makes these schools tick


  • Godavari waters for upland areas proposed
  • Aphores academy students excel in EAMCET
  • Warm welcome to MSR


  • CBI raids in Bangalore, Bellary unearth fake stamp papers
  • Four-tier planning system to be adopted
  • Trimester scheme puts school managements in a fix
  • Department of Janaspandana to handle grievances
  • Don't align with Congress, JD(S) workers tell leaders
  • Sikhs celebrate Manmohan's elevation
  • U.R. Rao for panel to check sensationalism
  • Bid to ransack office of water board
  • Task Forces to hold discussions
  • KBA office shifted
  • Briefly

    Karnataka - Others

  • Farming activity picks up
  • Sky Bus trial run likely in June
  • `Project Exhibition 2004' begins


  • Interest on farm loans waived
  • End to film crisis in sight
  • DYFI activists held
  • PHC gives clearance for Pathrakkadavu project
  • Contempt petition closed
  • I will abide by the decision of high command: Antony
  • CPI(M) decision to accept Speaker's post criticised
  • Students plan protest from June 2
  • Amnesty report released
  • Weapons in prison: CPI(M) seeks probe
  • KSU to observe `rights day' on June 3
  • Trawling ban from June 15
  • Antony must quit: Vellappally
  • Award for P. Bhaskaran
  • SRMU plea
  • Briefly


  • Two run over by train


  • CBSE Class X: more schools get 100 p.c. results
  • Cargo traffic up at Kochi port
  • Cloud over construction of `food courts'
  • FACT reopens after annual shutdown
  • `Governments hindering ban on plastic'
  • Fraud: two held
  • Around the City
  • In Kochi Today
  • Lapses in post-graduate semester system


  • Computer training: Opposition alleges misuse of funds
  • BJYM seeks action against corrupt hospital staff
  • MES to start medical college


  • Look beyond the known, researchers told
  • SCM meet today


  • All-party meeting held on ryots' suicide

    Leader Page Articles

  • Remembering Jawaharlal
  • Why the NDA lost

    Letters to the Editor

  • Welcome news
  • The portfolio row
  • Coalition politics
  • Abu Ghraib torture
  • Adequately addressed


  • Arrangements to send mark sheets
  • Water sprinklers to be set up on floors of two entrances
  • Shortage of textbooks ruled out
  • Varsity urged to stop admissions in Periyakulam college
  • Around the City
  • In Madurai Today
  • Practice at `moot court' will make them perfect


  • Bishop favours use of technology to protect Konkani
  • Single-window facility likely for building works
  • Academic Council meet today
  • Bannada Malinga passes away
  • Anasuya Devi selected for award
  • Masood visits violence-hit areas
  • Cash counters
  • Child dies


  • Information centre for tourists to start functioning from June 1
  • Poverty does not deter him from pursuing studies
  • Natyanjali to be held in Mysore from Sunday


  • Officials told to educate ryots
  • Boy electrocuted


  • Women's groups meet Sonia
  • Committed to modernisation of armed forces: Pranab
  • Bush calls up Manmohan
  • India, Japan to strengthen defence cooperation
  • 'CJI should have powers to deal with erring judges'
  • Chinese Foreign Minister calls up Natwar
  • BJP to target `tainted' Ministers
  • Court to hear all parties' views
  • RJD retains Siwan, wrests Bettiah
  • Chennai region tops in CBSE Class XII exams
  • 'They are off disinvestment list'
  • New role for Amitabh
  • Maharashtra Assembly adjourned due to ruckus over book on Shivaji
  • Baalu rules out SCI divestment, increase in petrol, diesel cess
  • Maharashtra to support repeal of POTA
  • Saras to take to the skies tomorrow
  • Latest river-linking plan suggests levy of water charges
  • CMs' meeting planned to protect tribal rights
  • Plea to put off Akademi's meet
  • Vohra may retain his job
  • Left parties accept proposal on Speaker


  • Political parties urge bankers not to pressure farmers
  • Rathnam students shine in EAMCET

    New Delhi

  • BJP undecided on launching water, power agitation
  • Congress to post-mortem South Delhi loss
  • Recruitment ban lifted from government schools
  • In battle for freedom of expression
  • Colonies can have entry and exit gates: MCD
  • Councillors want to have a say in MCD transfers
  • Helplines keep ringing
  • Brilliant score despite odds
  • Dacoits raid NDPL office
  • Class X results tomorrow
  • Job racket: five arrested
  • GTB doctors go on strike
  • Contempt of court notice
  • Police school performs well
  • CBI raids 24 Haryana places in JBT scam
  • Musharraf invites Sonia to Pakistan
  • Around the City
  • Briefly
  • In the capital today
  • Course restructuring not over yet


  • Constable-aspirant attempts suicide


  • Government told to protect pensioners' rights


  • Power cut
  • 'Centre must probe into disinvestment of PSUs'
  • 2 per cent hike in DA for cooperative employees


  • Focus on checking cyber crime


  • Rajasthan to introduce NCERT syllabus
  • I don't like negative politics: Raje
  • Cabinet expansion likely
  • `Fill up vacancies in High Courts'


  • Drainage scheme for Ramanathapuram


  • Path of surrender


  • Nitin Mongia dominates second day


  • `Field training must to improve skills'
  • Couple killed in accident

    Sports : General

  • CFTRI retains title
  • Hyderabad to host Senior Nationals
  • Crystal Family Club dominates


  • Shubha flies past Richa's National record

    Tamil Nadu

  • Suba Ilavarasan held
  • Centre to expedite Madurai Bench notification
  • Environmental centre database ready
  • Increased intake, uniform fee structure sought for law colleges
  • Stamp paper case: two sent to CBI custody
  • Prize catch a fruit of three-year hunt
  • `Teacher training courses must include IT'
  • Customers can track railway freight movement online
  • DGP seeks fresh report on PMK clash with Rajni fans
  • Priority to rural medicare: Anbumani
  • Book with names of approved matric schools released
  • Will to learn makes Kancheepuram night schools successful
  • Good response to Jawahar Bal Bhavan summer courses
  • Briefly

    Tamil Nadu - Others

  • Plantations seek amendment to Land Reforms Act
  • `Don't allow Yercaud to become a concrete jungle'
  • Fears of increase in poultry feed price allayed
  • Internet kiosk declared open
  • Vaikasi Visakam festival begins at Palani


  • Inspired Garbin sends Henin-Hardenne packing
  • Yi sends Sonal packing
  • From jeers to cheers
  • APLTA's all-India tournaments
  • Upset win for Monalisa
  • Dhruv Gupta, Renuka triumph
  • Ronaq Manuja sweats it out


  • Municipality plans to construct subway


  • City schools do well
  • Showcasing talent
  • Special team to probe attack on jeweller
  • Viral fever: Government to open free medical camps
  • In Thiruvananthapuram Today

    This Day That Age

  • dated May 27, 1954: Importance of English
  • dated May 27, 1954: UN mission to Indo-China
  • dated May 27, 1954: A virtual colony


  • BSNL awards presented
  • Management convention begins tomorrow
  • LDF squads to curb crime


  • Vocational economic rehabilitation centres planned
  • Milk Producers Society earns Rs. 2.62-lakh profit
  • Institute of Hotel Management to hold test on May 30
  • Artistes honoured
  • 13 bonded labourers rescued
  • Silver `kavacham' for Saradambal shrine
  • Mettur level
  • Around the City
  • In Tiruchi Today
  • It's anxious time now


  • Two killed in accidents
  • 3200 persons register for prepaid SIM cards


  • Coaching for Group-I (Mains)


  • Udupi district administration gears up for monsoon

    Uttar Pradesh

  • 'Tactical voting defeated BJP'


  • Corporate colleges in celebration mode
  • Collector raps `bogus' suicide cases
  • ISO certification for VTPS
  • Around the City
  • Merugu student proves his mettle


  • Godavari project to be reviewed
  • Applications called for PMRY
  • Corporate colleges steal the thunder
  • Vastra Yagnam for Brahmins
  • Surrenders in court
  • Around the City
  • Concern over dwindling faculty


  • Rajasree Vidya Mandir makes quarterfinals


  • Campaign to curb ryots' suicide mooted


  • Weather

    World View

  • Maradona undergoing rigid rehabilitation
  • New format for Peace Cup
  • Athens Games will be best ever: Rogge
  • Silverstone's future secure till 2006

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