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  • Former MLA V. Kesavan dead

    Andhra Pradesh

  • TRS chief issued non-bailable warrant
  • Government forms panel to probe `covert' incident
  • Train traffic hit as subabul stocks go up in flames
  • Fuel charge exemption for small power consumers
  • Fast track clearance for biotech industry on the cards
  • Private moneylenders put on leash
  • More DA for staff, DR for pensioners
  • TDP, BJP seek KCR's resignation
  • Corporates set to go green
  • TDP, Left decry power tariff hike
  • Cyberabad police to have more officers
  • Alamatti water finally reaches State
  • Vaikhanasa Peetham defends TTD projects
  • All-party meet seeks house sites
  • TRS returned money, say ticket aspirants
  • Heavy rain forecast in Telangana
  • Two farmers end lives
  • SCR probe today
  • Power: Yanamala paints grim picture
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    Andhra Pradesh - Others

  • Ceasefire with PW lifts villagers' spirits
  • Jaipal Reddy defends hike in petrol prices
  • Steps afoot to control epidemics
  • MSR coming today


  • Vinod bags two gold medals
  • Athletes protest against hike in ID card fee
  • Award for Anju George


  • Aparna promises good display
  • Datta posts win
  • Sanave-Jaseel run away with title
  • Praveenlal wins title


  • Spotting talent among students
  • Horns: How much is too much?
  • Miraculous escape for two students in car-lorry smash
  • Murder in city bakery: accused arrested in Gulbarga
  • Around the City
  • In Bangalore Today


  • Exchange rates
  • Bullion rates


  • ICF survives Signals' onslaught
  • S. Railway women post win
  • ARP wins a thriller


  • Life hit, rivers in spate in many districts


  • People asked to guard against dengue
  • Self-help groups set fire to liquor in Morambi village

    Billiards & Snooker

  • Vidya, Neeta in quarterfinals
  • Indian challenge ends


  • Dingko destroys Wongel
  • Indian pugilists given a warm send-off


  • No plans for oil companies merger
  • Floating rate bonds auction
  • 46 FDI proposals cleared
  • Tata Telecom renamed
  • BankMuscot to exercise option
  • IT seminar for SMEs
  • Tech Pacific to distribute HCL peripherals
  • Supersight's venture with U.K. firm
  • Lord Krishna Bank's plans


  • Textiles readying for post quota regime
  • Fiat unveils Petra diesel
  • Taj Hotels' foray into wildlife tourism
  • DHL's new facility at Hong Kong airport
  • Sensex dips 25 points
  • Partial recovery in rupee
  • 'Bank loan quality to improve'
  • Reliance strikes more gas
  • Price band fixed for plantations
  • Gowda takes up cause of tobacco farmers


  • Kubendra Babu, Nirmala bag honours


  • It's no secret, it's skin they're looking for
  • Avadi college students' anger spills over into streets
  • TV broadcasting institute gets off the ground
  • Lifeguards pluck students from sea
  • 71 cases disposed of in prison adalats
  • `Biscuit bandit' back in action
  • Sand, tipper lorries to go off road
  • Around the City
  • In Chennai Today


  • It's advantage Anand
  • Three players share lead


  • Flood alert along the Bhavani
  • SIEMA upbeat on infrastructure proposal
  • Fake jewels seized
  • One-year jail for PT functionary
  • Around the City
  • In Coimbatore Today
  • New students feel ecstatic


  • Indian team to be named today
  • Jayawardene hauls Sri Lanka out of the woods
  • SET bags telecast rights for Holland event
  • Kendriya Vidyalaya has it easy
  • Shashank shines
  • Praveen shines
  • Shirralan bags four wickets
  • Hat-trick by Raju
  • Urooj Bin scores century
  • Agarkar shines on rain-hit day
  • Play washed out


  • The Hindu Crossword 8054
  • Solution to puzzle 8053


  • 'Separate norms needed for mangrove management'


  • 20 lakh dropouts re-enrolled in State
  • Five accused in dowry death case chargesheeted
  • Health official in ACB net


  • Master plan for Hogenakkal
  • Spotted deer injured




  • Hans holds Ahbab
  • Lack of evidence to save Eriksson
  • Scholes calls it quits
  • HAL keeps title
  • China in final
  • Tollygunge draws with Ever-Ready

    Front Page

  • Tehri accident toll 27; hopes of finding survivors fade
  • Pressure on kidnappers to free hostages
  • Kalam rejects Dhananjoy's mercy petition
  • Militants storm CRPF camp
  • Resigns as coalition leader
  • UPA-Left panel meets
  • Warrant against Minister
  • CCS meets
  • Naga talks
  • SC directive on admissions
  • Free power
  • Dedicated
  • Police firing


  • Delightful day for Dewan


  • Tobacco growers to move court


  • Haryana drive to check power theft
  • Haryana accuses Punjab of draining out flood waters


  • Move to expand sugar unit opposed
  • Heavy rainfall in Hassan
  • Five-point programme to develop Hassan
  • `Obesity, a problem'
  • Elections to Alur taluk panchayat peaceful

    Himachal Pradesh

  • Thakur made Forest Minister
  • Himachal alert


  • India clinches series against Ireland
  • Big win for Sports Hostel


  • Rain brings relief to farmers


  • Royalty rule puts water board in quandary Board owes Rs. 57.60 crores to Government: CAG
  • Vehicle number plate specification issued
  • Rs. 10 lakhs worth jewellery stolen
  • 3 youths drowned in tank at Narsingi
  • Man's escape bid proves fatal
  • Ancient arch to be pulled down
  • Depressed man kills sons, hangs self
  • Movie moguls get a terse `cut' from YSR
  • Worker's suicide bid thwarted
  • Kancha Ilaiah clarifies
  • 17,488 engineering seats filled
  • Around the City
  • In Hyderabad Today

    India & World

  • NASA names supercomputer after Kalpana Chawla


  • Six hostages released in Iraq
  • Asians held in U.K. anti-terror raids
  • 'Working closely with Pakistan against terror'
  • Chandrika's move may help revive peace process
  • Chess legend at a crossroads
  • Halliburton haunts Cheney
  • Many injured in train crash
  • New intelligence behind raising alert level
  • North Korean nuclear missile `could reach U.S.'
  • Woman wins malpractice award


  • Saree war hots up
  • Tiruttani specials for Adi Krithigai
  • Bullock carts seized


  • Nothing but tears for non-Karnataka students
  • `Control fiscal deficit to ensure rapid progress'
  • Is the grass greener on the other side?
  • Heavy rain raises flood threat in Kodagu
  • Get ready for fresh polls, BJP unit told
  • Ugrappa's complaint sent to House panel
  • Govt. vows action on traders selling fake fertilizers, seeds
  • High Court upholds Dental Council's order
  • Steep increase in suicide by farmers
  • No-trust motion against ZP chief
  • Five held for dowry harassment
  • `Outflow from dam has no bearing on row'
  • Seminar on rural marketing
  • Rs. 518 crores for police: Dharam Singh
  • Missing money: two more suspended
  • Briefly

    Karnataka - Others

  • Water to be released into HLC by Saturday
  • Falling tree kills woman in rain-hit Goa
  • Bhadravati municipality to take up 60 works
  • Residents of Ashraya colonies stage protest
  • Around the City


  • Rain batters State; 17 killed
  • Karunakaran hospitalised
  • Admissions: Government examining legal aspects
  • Wrong land use practices leading to landslips
  • Cut in entertainment tax on films
  • Death swooped in on them at dawn
  • Kozhikode landslip toll 10
  • Plea on bus fare dismissed
  • Fill management quota from CEE list: High Court
  • Widespread rain likely for two more days
  • Indian film bags award in Moroccan festival
  • CPI leader Ibrahim Kutty dead
  • Missing money: two more suspended
  • Briefly


  • `Quality assurance to boost exports'
  • KRL evinces interest in marketing LNG
  • Coal to be transported to Ernakulam by road
  • Cusat counselling to start on August 16
  • Heavy rain in the district
  • Yuvajanavedi march
  • Compensation
  • HC order welcomed
  • Around the City
  • In Kochi Today
  • Cusat relaxing norms


  • Rain wreaks havoc in Achencoil
  • Panchayat bid to develop road
  • Collector calls for solidarity
  • Miraculous escape for students


  • DYFI plans stir
  • Stray incidents of violence mark hartal


  • Barnala for Kurnool today

    Leader Page Articles

  • Europe roots for Kerry
  • The Afghan endgame

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  • Tehri cave-in
  • Atrocities in Manipur
  • Terrorism & economics
  • Poll reforms
  • BJP's role
  • Reservation
  • Free education
  • A great humanist

    Madhya Pradesh

  • Bhopal Mayor sacked
  • NCW unhappy over rape case progress


  • Vasant blames Machaiah for Congress' defeat


  • Pensioners hail announcement
  • `Release outstanding dues to Sarvodhya sanghs'
  • Memorial for Meenakshi Temple elephant
  • Special circle office for water scheme `wasteful expenditure'
  • Around the City
  • In Madurai Today
  • Debate enhances presentation skills


  • Sea erosion, flooding disrupt normal life
  • Kannada translations of good literature needed: Idinabba
  • Man commits suicide
  • Beedi workers urged to claim revised wages


  • Alternative careers for rural youth, women
  • Deve Gowda wants penal fee on tobacco barns cancelled
  • Outflow from reservoir continues
  • 71 more students in hospital
  • `New subject causing problems'


  • Feasibility study


  • PW meets draw good crowds


  • BJP criticism of WTO accord assailed
  • `Bengal will need 3 weeks to execute death sentence'
  • `Negligence led to Tehri accident'
  • Centre in no hurry to compromise on Manipur
  • BJP suspends five rebel MLAs
  • Working of coordination panel to be formalised
  • We needed a magnanimous approach, says Ramdas
  • Army briefs CCS on Siachen
  • For and against execution
  • Security threat: U.S. visa office in Delhi to be closed today
  • Nutan's husband dies in Mumbai fire
  • Not trying to avoid court, says Union Minister
  • India, Pakistan to allow more pilgrims
  • Centre plans panel to review Manipur situation
  • Mumbai highways cut-off by landslips
  • Floodwaters recede in Surat
  • Karnataka law fixing 75:25 quota challenged in court
  • Free power to farmers from July 1: Shinde
  • Attack on newspaper in Tamil Nadu: journalists urge action
  • Soaring oil prices will affect all sectors in long run
  • Patil briefed on Naga talks


  • MLA concerned about delay in DFID works
  • Demand for action against college
  • BJYM State meet in Guntur

    New Delhi

  • CAG questions transparency in power reforms
  • Govt. fails to secure fair deal for poor patients
  • AIDS control programme comes for criticism
  • Government pulled up for bypassing House norms
  • Industrial units threatened with closure
  • Maid placement agency told to pay compensation
  • Fairy Queen parts recovered
  • `Architect's certificate not needed'
  • Demolition at NGO's office
  • Businessman robbed
  • cinema
  • Left opposes power privatisation
  • Impersonator caught
  • Nepali couple held
  • `Door to basement may have been unlocked'
  • Cops transferred
  • Demolition continues
  • JNU in a fix over new hostel
  • CISF to make staff more passenger-friendly
  • New forum recalls Shastri's slogan
  • 'Inter-State water disputes need a new look'
  • Train services hit, passengers stranded
  • State Ministers to discuss controversial notification
  • Around the City
  • Briefly
  • In the Capital Today
  • New writing on the wall

    News Analysis

  • A Congress mystery


  • Obituary


  • DTPC dream project caught in red-tape


  • Clean village campaign in 100 Perambalur villages
  • Rs. 6-lakh grant recommended for SHG


  • Entrance test on Saturday for B.Tech management quota
  • Rangasamy celebrates birthday in style
  • Police set up grievance cell
  • American centre roadshow
  • JIPMER staff stage demonstration


  • Sarada violence echo in Assembly
  • Now comes an exhibition on brooms


  • Bank official held for `misappropriation'


  • Acharya's guidance essential


  • Vedic schools to be built


  • Globalisation an imposition, says Bhiku Parekh
  • Tunga swollen, people asked to move to safer places

    Sports : General

  • Records are made to be broken, says Spitz
  • Shikha Tandon felicitated
  • Predictions point to U.S. dominating the show
  • Ever swelling expenditure
  • FUCC (1) draws matches
  • Sohan shines
  • Beach volleyball probables

    Table Tennis

  • Science & Technology beats Income Tax

    Tamil Nadu

  • Ferry service, a threat to security: Jayalalithaa
  • Code for lawyers kept in abeyance
  • Management quota admissions not till August 12: consortium
  • Delay in refurbishment of Ennore units results in generation loss: CAG
  • No big changes in medical list
  • `Identify stumbling blocks to basic facilities'
  • Revised schedule for engineering counselling
  • Improvement examinations schedule
  • Probe incorrect fixation of value in land deal: Ramadoss
  • Kabini water release raises hopes for one crop
  • Coming soon: sturdy, handy India Telephone Cards
  • Special teams to curb illicit arrack distillation
  • I did not take part in January 7 raid: DSP
  • Heavy flow at Courtallam, bathing banned
  • Rain keeps Ooty tourists away
  • Rs. 2,100 cr. spent, but water yield only 65 MLD
  • The plain truth: tankers keep Chennai afloat
  • Briefly
  • For effective communication
  • `Be friends of police'

    Tamil Nadu - Others

  • Six centres identified
  • Fresh loans to farmers


  • Hrbaty halts Federer
  • Arushi ousts Garima
  • Punam-Irane duo clinches title


  • `Enact law for protecting rights of children'


  • One killed in hoarding collapse at Nemom
  • Girl hacked to death
  • Seized birds housed at zoo
  • `Political will needed to set up High Court Bench'
  • Around the City
  • In Thiruvananthapuram Today

    This Day That Age

  • dated August 5, 1954: French pockets in India
  • dated August 5, 1954: National Anthem
  • dated August 5, 1954: Catering on Railways
  • dated August 5, 1954: Madras tram service


  • Heavy rain, winds wreak havoc


  • Study circle, a springboard for success
  • Admissions begin tomorrow
  • Around the City
  • In Tiruchi Today
  • Focus on improving infrastructure


  • PT cadres stage demonstration
  • Suicide alleged


  • TDP holds `Praja Ballot'


  • 47 houses damaged in Udupi
  • Valedictory function on Sunday
  • Beedi workers to protest


  • EPF Adalat on August 10


  • Congress happy over inflows into Prakasam barrage
  • `Food security still a far cry'
  • Wet spell worries Pushkaram officials
  • Lorry owners threaten stir
  • 1000 families evacuated
  • Around the City
  • In Vijayawada Today
  • Associations unlimited!


  • Super-specialities hospital for city mooted
  • CPI(M) MPs' plea to Shipping Minister
  • Tribal students urged to pursue higher studies
  • MP comforts distressed farmer
  • Three killed in separate mishaps
  • Around the City
  • V-C unruffled despite opposition


  • Indian junior spikers felicitated


  • MP makes surprise visit to hospital


  • Weather


  • Mahendran is champion

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