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  • State denied its share from Tungabhadra HLC

    Andhra Pradesh

  • Regularisation of illegal power connections ruled out
  • No impact of watershed works on small farmers
  • Law to check sale of spurious seed on the way
  • Boy liberated from bonded labour
  • Pushkarams: Pollution Control Board plans awareness drive
  • Government order on doctors' recruitment to be reviewed: YSR
  • Two pilgrims fatally run over
  • Research under Fisheries Department ruled out
  • Nagam at the receiving end
  • TDP demands Minister's ouster
  • 4.14 lakh pumpsets in Tirupati region
  • Chief Minister loses cool
  • Water shortage makes farmers restive
  • Accused in theft case dies in hospital
  • American woman faces ordeal on train
  • Jaadugar Anand to train magicians
  • Three ryots end lives
  • Unity among pensioners' bodies sought
  • Briefly

    Andhra Pradesh - Others

  • 14,000 farmers get fresh loans


  • Commission warns Assam Rifles men


  • Govt. blamed for spate of suicides
  • Hotel employees robbed in Koramangala
  • Hoody-HAL line snaps; blackout in some areas
  • BWSSB allays fears over murky water
  • Final year MBBS student ends life
  • Brigade-PSSB begins year on colourful note
  • Bomb hoax
  • Water adalat
  • Action plan sought to check suicides
  • Around the City
  • In Bangalore Today
  • Culture Club for team spirit


  • Bullion rates
  • Exchange rates


  • Chhattisgarh advances


  • Windmills to charge power grid in Bellary
  • BJP to take out procession
  • Protest against lack of amenities at girls' high school


  • Baby found


  • ABVP protests against admissions imbroglio


  • ITC board not for hotels merger
  • Shirdi gets stake in Hughes
  • VSP hands over land for Gangavaram port
  • Conference on infrastructure
  • International fair on microwave technology
  • Philips launches new mobile phone
  • Vijaya Bank to open new branch
  • ICICI Bank's Easy Deposit card
  • Tata Motors wins Golden Peacock award
  • Sterlite signs MoU with Brazil firm
  • Bank of India's tax collection effort
  • Small spinners hit
  • Plea to expedite wage revision
  • IOC, M&M venture
  • Chidambaram thanks steel units
  • Tata Telecom's Australian foray


  • Impressive debut for TCS
  • Cell operators need to refocus on cost controls, says study
  • SEBI to look into errors in share allotment
  • Jaitley appears for Birlas as hearing begins
  • Ford to make 500 Fusions a month
  • Select blue chips rally on shortcovering
  • Rupee weakens
  • Hyundai to launch Getz shortly
  • Anil Ambani most admired Chief Executive
  • Indian Bank's toll-free service


  • Cartoon I
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  • Back-breaking chore takes its toll
  • A city well served by historians
  • Hospitals to launch time-bound plan for disposal
  • `U.S. law on outsourcing will not hit Indian contracts'
  • Nurse raped, murdered
  • Raman panel fixes MBA, MCA fee
  • Former auto workers demand compensation
  • MBBS counselling
  • Chitra Visweswaran, Sarasa honoured
  • Alandur residents protest non-supply
  • Special train
  • Chain snatched
  • Around the City
  • In Chennai Today


  • Easy for Laxman
  • Anand stands tall
  • Maxim Sorokin triumphs


  • White Paper on Corporation functioning sought
  • Life term for murder
  • Clarification
  • Workshop
  • Around the City
  • In Coimbatore Today
  • An optimistic view towards life


  • Sri Lanka wraps up series
  • Amit scalps six
  • Rains ensure no room for surprise
  • SPIC-TNCA XI in semifinals


  • The Hindu Crossword 8072
  • Solution to puzzle 8071


  • YSR's decisions on free power hasty, says TDP
  • Plea to improve hostel amenities




  • Demonstration on hybrid castor

    Front Page

  • Two Russian planes crash, 90 killed
  • Manmohan talks tough to Opposition
  • Hubli court remands Uma Bharti
  • `Not aware of warrant till recently'
  • Assurance to Left
  • Anju qualifies
  • Schools closed in Manipur
  • Bid to move bill foiled in J&K
  • MLAs expelled in U.P.
  • Trading in TCS shares


  • Arrest after `intensive' probe
  • Contempt orders cancelled
  • Look-alike in trouble


  • MLA suspended
  • Central team in State


  • `Recruitment to police force transparent'
  • Truckers' strike: supply of essential goods normal


  • Jewellery showroom opened


  • Punjab left with no excuse on SYL now: Chautala
  • Bansi Lal threatens stir for water

    Himachal Pradesh

  • Apple convoys to get police cover
  • Anti-War Day on September 1


  • No work, no smile for goods shed workers
  • Police struggling for clues in Loknath Shail case
  • Music channel hunts for local talent
  • MCH plans to make shopping delightful
  • PCB surprised over condemned vehicles' auction
  • Collector calls for campaign to pledge eyes
  • Tourism fair from tomorrow
  • NTR car auction put off
  • Around the City
  • In Hyderabad Today

    India & World

  • Do not ignore Kashmiri Pandits: Pallone


  • Al-Sistani may ease Najaf standoff
  • Hussain quits paving way for Shaukat Aziz
  • Bush jolted by Abu Ghraib report

    Jammu & Kashmir

  • National Conference prevented from tabling Bill
  • Mughal Road to come up in two years


  • Inmates chase robbers away


  • Police in dilemma over shifting Uma Bharti to Belgaum
  • BJP calls for bandh today
  • Police may not shift Bharti to Belgaum
  • Quarter tara's record at stake?
  • Ordinance on property tax planned: More
  • Mahamastakabhisheka a 10-day affair
  • `It's a hate campaign against BJP'
  • ISRO trying to develop air-breathing engine
  • VTU begins MBA counselling through videoconferencing
  • Confusion over arrest
  • Admission fees introduced in ITIs
  • Order to auction seized rice stocks upheld
  • Rajanand is dead
  • Sahitya Parishat members to get ID cards
  • BJP criticised for dragging Sonia's name
  • Mangalore, Mysore as IT destinations
  • Briefly

    Karnataka - Others

  • Urdu students demand release of textbooks
  • Parimala Nagappa not to withdraw cases


  • SSLC grading system put on hold
  • PCB orders closure of 77 industrial units
  • `States should take decision on new engineering colleges'
  • Government told to reconsider decision
  • Court tells managements to admit students from merit list
  • Ombudsman orders `destruction' of stray dogs
  • Benefits to be restored
  • Nehru Trophy boat race
  • Matsyafed membership
  • ITI staff launch hunger strike
  • Graft charge: man convicted
  • State plea for `NRI-city'
  • Briefly


  • `New professional colleges to curb outflow of resources'
  • Standoff in Kalamassery municipality continues
  • CIAL dividend to be approved on August 31
  • Dolls museum planned at Children's Park
  • Traffic lights to be installed at bridge
  • Around the City
  • In Kochi Today
  • Onam celebrations take over


  • Dharna against rescheduling of trains


  • `Thiruvonathoni' begins journey


  • RTC to run specials for Pushkarams

    Leader Page Articles

  • Saint of the dispossessed
  • Fighting drug-resistant malaria

    Letters to the Editor

  • Code of conduct
  • Left's dilemma
  • Manipur situation
  • Reservation scheme
  • Uma Bharti's case
  • Views on Tibet

    Madhya Pradesh

  • Gaur puts his new team in place
  • BJP calls for bandh


  • Tenkasi-Rajapalayam section inauguration soon
  • Lorry owners to go on indefinite strike from today
  • Old man moves Bench for opium supply
  • CITU members observe fast
  • Around the City
  • In Madurai Today
  • Home is the first place of learning


  • Schoolchildren remember Gateway blasts victims
  • Shinde's poser to Sangh Parivar on Savarkar


  • TB emerging as second biggest killer
  • Auto drivers take out procession
  • BJP workers take to streets in Dakshina Kannada
  • Rivulet suspected to be source of rat fever
  • `65 per cent of sharks have disappeared due to pollution'
  • People oppose effluent treatment plant
  • Morcha hopeful of good response to bandh call
  • Varalakshmi Vratha tomorrow
  • Ban orders imposed


  • Tree ownership rights to growers may boost green cover
  • SAATHI to provide easy access to safe abortion
  • Private firm to market Dasara
  • Tight security for bandh in Mysore
  • Meeting of surgeons from Friday
  • College to launch new courses


  • 309 cases settled at Lok Adalat
  • Develop communication skill, students told


  • Chaos in medical admissions, says Supreme Court
  • Manmohan may meet Bush, Blair
  • BJP to launch nationwide campaign
  • Did Bharti violate the Flag Code?
  • Parliament session may conclude after approving Finance Bill
  • Manmohan threw memorandum on table: Fernandes
  • NDA's list of objections to budget proposals
  • Talaq issue: NCW to move Supreme Court
  • Radio 1942: A story of uncensored news
  • Not aware my Government decided to withdraw case: Krishna
  • Air Deccan's maiden low fare service to Delhi
  • Left concerned over price rise
  • Centre approves agreement on Asian Highways
  • Kuwait promises efforts to save hostages
  • J&K Bill: changes seek to put men and women on equal footing
  • It will take some more time: Minister
  • Work allocated to NRI Ministry
  • NCPUL Vice-Chairman replaced


  • Chaos marks aqua farmers' meet at Nellore
  • Nellore lawyers to boycott courts
  • MLA releases his year-long calendar

    New Delhi

  • Rain, waterlogging and power cuts
  • 7,400 poor students admitted to public schools
  • Standing panel takes Sheila head on
  • Kidney tumour removed through unusual surgery
  • Two held in murder case
  • Call to curb tent mafia
  • Chhatra Lok Janshakti joins hands with NSUI
  • New light on firing incident
  • Refund for defective water filter
  • BJP walk-out over Councillors' assets issue
  • Home Secretary summoned to explain delay in commissioning new jail
  • Four held for dacoities
  • Briefly
  • In the Capital Today
  • A fresh look at student politics


  • Obituary

    Olympic Games

  • Holland meets Australia in final
  • Isinbayeva... on top of the world
  • Iraqi players reject role of political pawns
  • Holland eves have a point to prove
  • Tsurtsumia upsets Gardner
  • El Guerrouj 's cupboard is complete
  • A dream come true for Americans
  • Kate Allen sprints to gold
  • Tough task for Bobby
  • A learning experience for Shah
  • Lesnichiy expelled
  • Taxi driver's gesture


  • Threat of hooch tragedy over south Kerala
  • 35 boats to participate in `Uthrattathi Vallamkali'
  • Two constables suspended from service


  • Minister appears in court, gets bail


  • Devotion as the end


  • Rs. 7.53 cr. for drought relief in Salem
  • SHG protest demanding basic amenities


  • BJP cadres arrested

    Tamil Nadu

  • 25,000 engineering seats may fall vacant
  • Writ appeals on admissions for third judge
  • Holistic education need of the hour
  • Delay dogs admissions
  • `Stakeholders must join hands to provide quality education'
  • BJP men held for burning Minister's effigy
  • `Opposition to blame for passing of Bill without debate'
  • Swamy plans seminar on Sri Lanka
  • Briefly
  • Towards sustainable development

    Tamil Nadu - Others

  • Few takers for manure produced by SHGs
  • Fast for permanent ban on granite quarrying
  • Indefinite strike


  • Hewitt wins opener


  • Govt. urged to restore control over sugar mill
  • Obituary


  • `Sarang' team arrives for air show
  • BSNL mobile network thrown out of gear
  • Milma to launch standardised milk, kulfi
  • Two killed in road accidents
  • Food festival
  • Around the City
  • In Thiruvananthapuram Today
  • An exhibition with a difference

    This Day That Age

  • dated August 26,1954: Liberation of Goa
  • dated August 26,1954: Shoots himself
  • dated August 26,1954: I-Day awards are not titles


  • Onam celebrations to begin today


  • Laying of sewer lines to be completed by March next year
  • Law sought for SC/ST quota in private sector
  • Around the City
  • In Tiruchi Today
  • A feel of rural life


  • Estimates panel visits TMCH


  • Residents seek action against `land-grabbers'
  • Pavithrothsavam begins at Tirumala
  • Plan to check strays' population


  • Tension near Ettaiyapuram


  • Pachyderm keeps people on toes
  • Fast observed

    Uttar Pradesh

  • BJP, Congress ask Mulayam to sack Minister
  • Forced celibacy for zoo deers


  • Petrol dealers' strike called off


  • Facelift for railway station
  • Revival of sick units: Minister promises help to entrepreneurs
  • Railways get ready for pilgrim rush
  • Eicher workshop inaugurated
  • SBI to provide free services to pilgrims
  • Around the City
  • In Vijayawada Today
  • Newspapers help improve language, students told
  • ANU faces more allegations of faulty paper valuation


  • `Entrepreneurs must learn to gauge change'
  • A vision for better eye-care
  • Seminar on design optimisation begins today
  • Pinninti's supporters target Murthy
  • LIC crorepathis honoured
  • Heavy rain lashes city
  • `Gurupuja mahotsavam'
  • Sri Krishna Deeksha from September 6
  • Vasavi fete next week
  • Two caught stealing at steel plant
  • Around the City
  • In Visakhapatnam Today
  • V-C's critics await decision of YSR


  • Weather


  • Two golds for Karnataka

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