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  • `Sonia encouraging anti-reservationists'


  • Weavers' row turns violent

    Andhra Pradesh

  • Panel to monitor engineering colleges
  • Karnataka admits overdrawal of water
  • People's War, Janashakti reject Government stand on arms
  • Serene Srisailam perfect setting for Pushkaram
  • `Green code' for buildings soon
  • Farmer's death due to short-circuit: Discom
  • Panel to inspect engineering colleges
  • Rs. 4,300 cr. for roads
  • NTPC units resume power output after tripping
  • PCC chief denies rift over free power issue
  • Estimates panel to tour Tirupati
  • CPI men quit en masse
  • Special book on Pushkarams
  • Probe ordered into NSS fund `misuse'
  • Antyapushkarams end, two washed away
  • Bid to show Opposition in poor light: BJP chief
  • Congress worker killed in attack
  • Abhishekam performed to Dakshinamurthy
  • TDP seeks probe into land-grab charge
  • Briefly

    Andhra Pradesh - Others

  • Wadapally gets a facelift
  • Minister asks naxals to maintain peace
  • Safety `catch' for Srisailam ropeway
  • Municipal council meet boycotted
  • Moving scenes at rally


  • Assam Rifles men disappoint panel again
  • AGP, BJP want Gogoi to go
  • Seventy militants surrender in Assam


  • Priyanka, Arun and Jitender set records


  • Bifurcation plan put on ice again
  • Expert advice sought to tackle problems
  • 60-year-old woman set on fire
  • Traders threaten to down shutters
  • Grievance redressal day
  • Two labourers killed
  • Around the City
  • In Bangalore Today


  • Exchange rates
  • Bullion rates


  • Kerala, Maharashtra enter final
  • Mixed fortunes for MAIS


  • Sahitya Parishat election on Oct. 31


  • 280 couples tie the knot


  • Order reserved on Taslimuddin case


  • New directors for two banks
  • Oracle's offer for PeopleSoft
  • Electrolux ups rank
  • Reliance product gains acceptance
  • Virinchi Technologies pays 5 p.c.
  • USFDA nod for Ranbaxy's Gabapentin
  • Nucleus bags Philippines order
  • MIMS aims at deemed university status
  • Menlo's vendor inventory services
  • Cold storage at Palangarai
  • Barista to scale up operations


  • New omnibus trade policy on August 31
  • Price stability is the main objective, says Y. V. Reddy
  • Marginal dip in inflation
  • Bose dares auto world with smart suspension
  • BSNL announces lower cellular rates
  • Infosys looking for second location in China?
  • Rupee consolidates
  • Market snaps three-day winning streak
  • Financial switch dedicated to the nation
  • Tata Steel targets 5 million tonnes output
  • Exempted from making open offer
  • Blue Star's new initiatives


  • Critical care block coming up at Tambaram
  • 35 trains to run at higher speed
  • Accreditation soon to nursing homes
  • Accreditation soon to nursing homes
  • `NCC cadets shaping destiny of youth'
  • They won't say it, but it's a heat wave alright
  • Children to advocate healthy living
  • Court stays warrant against Nepalese Maoist leader
  • `More radiation therapy centres needed'
  • Fake papers doom UK student visa applicants
  • Outsourcing power board work stayed
  • Suburban gauge conversion on schedule
  • Operation Cobra Rescue in Sriperumbudur
  • Girl forced into flesh trade
  • Package tours from October 1
  • Workshop on tigers
  • Truckers' good humour is intact, but worries mount
  • Around the City
  • In Chennai Today
  • Disasters waiting to happen


  • Mary Ann is champion
  • Nitin shocks Anilkumar
  • Tejdeep in lead
  • Girish wins title


  • Award for Patwardhan's video film


  • Form probe panel, says Opposition
  • Coimbatore grainage starts seed production
  • Students stage protest
  • Schools urged to establish resource rooms
  • BSNL announces new scheme
  • AUT seeks payment of salary dues
  • Three held in murder case
  • Books and VCDs on the President
  • Samskrita Exhibition
  • Around the City
  • In Coimbatore Today
  • Cracking the whip on flesh trade


  • Weather holds the key
  • Sri Lanka confident
  • Technical correction did the trick: Balaji
  • KSCA XI triumphs
  • Unbeaten century by Shashi Kiran
  • Ramesh scores century
  • Most captains favour technology
  • Double century by Thunga
  • Big win for TVSLMHSS
  • Facile win for JSS
  • Big win for Tripunithura


  • The Hindu Crossword 8074
  • Solution to puzzle 8073


  • Three injured as Collector's car overturns


  • Body found


  • Census on livestock


  • RUSSIA'S 8/24


  • Crop damage worries farmers
  • Farming at a brisk pace in Erode


  • Indian Bank to clash with YMSC
  • PSGRKC takes title

    Front Page

  • Women's Bill defeated in J&K Assembly
  • Manmohan renews call for code of conduct
  • Ready to halt work in Iraq: KGL
  • End to truckers' strike imminent
  • 18 injured in Maharashtra blasts
  • Anju finishes sixth in Athens
  • Assam alert
  • Sworn in
  • BSNL tariff
  • Inflation dips
  • TCS named 'Best employer'


  • Plea to extradite Mark Thatcher
  • Pinochet loses 'final round'
  • Pollution high in the Thames


  • Gaganjeet hangs on to clinch title


  • RTC readies special Pushkaram packages
  • D-Day dawns with incomplete works
  • Robbers nabbed


  • Haryana sops for labourers


  • Govt. yielding to pressures from capitalist forces: ABVP
  • Vegetable prices shoot up in Hassan
  • `Increase credit flow to agricultural sector'

    Himachal Pradesh

  • Himalayan car rally from October 7


  • Pillay, Dhillon out of series against Pakistan
  • Teresian `B' wins tourney
  • BEML posts win


  • Three private buses damaged


  • Tourism fair unveils breathtaking variety
  • Truckers differ on strike
  • Advanced scan facility at Apollo
  • Plea to relocate some courts
  • SCCL-WWF posters on ecosystems
  • Advocate alleges attempt on life
  • Watchman's murder: cash reward announced
  • NTR's car auction today
  • Kisan Morcha's plea for Krishna water
  • Around City
  • In Hyderabad Today


  • Plane was downed by bomb blast, says Russia
  • Najaf peace deal: Militants hand over keys to Sistani aides, quit shrine
  • Cherie's firm to draft Blair impeachment motion
  • Opposition boycotts Aziz election
  • Black candidates in Senate race

    Jammu & Kashmir

  • J&K ruling partners quarrel over Women's Bill
  • Displaced by war, cut off by a fence
  • BSF commanders protest firing on troops


  • Agricultural scientists told to prepare contingency plans


  • High Court calls for records of case against Uma Bharti
  • `Thousands of Umas will court arrest'
  • Govt. plans grand Dasara celebrations in Mysore
  • Little done to get Uma Bharti off the hook
  • Govts. urged to demarcate activities of panchayat bodies
  • Request for water under study: Prakash
  • Sampark Kranti to run daily from October 2
  • Ban order in Rabkavi following disturbances
  • Police heighten vigil for today's bandh
  • It's a spartan life for Uma Bharti
  • Proceedings against Poojary stayed
  • Poojary's appeal to Vajpayee, Advani
  • Regional railway timetable released
  • `Cabinet will discuss Bench issue'
  • `Bandh a failure'
  • Briefly

    Karnataka - Others

  • Andhra Pradesh wants its quota released
  • Tungabhadra Board comes in for scrutiny
  • Fun Science Gallery to be opened today
  • Rs. 67 lakh additional relief for riot victims


  • Central team convinced of drought damage
  • Express trains rescheduled despite protest
  • State urges Centre to ban online lotteries
  • `Gandhian values will return to India'
  • Delay in giving sanction to B.Arch. course may prove costly
  • National award for `The 18th Elephant'
  • A feast of harmony at Nadapuram
  • Trade unions seek relook into closure notice
  • Fake IMFL unit raided
  • Geneva package harmful to India: economist
  • `Uthrada sadya' held
  • Cochin Jews celebrate 50th year of immigration
  • `Government could check price rice'
  • Maths Olympiad winners
  • Thiruvonathoni sets off for Aranmula
  • Patriarch of Antioch to visit the State
  • Financing firm attacked
  • At Sabarimala today
  • Briefly


  • Bhadrachalam to have better amenities


  • Elaborate security measures in place
  • Training for entrepreneurs begins at Kothamangalam
  • Ganja seized; woman held
  • Onam celebrated in tribal villages
  • KRL adheres to pollution norms
  • Around the City


  • Natwar Singh to open DC Books fete
  • Record sales at Onam markets
  • Man drowned


  • NRIs hail decision on NRE deposit tax
  • CUTA plea to Chancellor
  • IT seminar from today

    Leader Page Articles

  • Moderate voices in Islam
  • U.S. turns the heat on Iran now

    Letters to the Editor

  • Manmohan was right
  • He was wrong
  • Theatrical responses


  • Bajrang Dal leader shot at


  • 2 suspended policemen held, Jayalakshmi seeks advance bail
  • Be job providers, Kalam tells entrepreneurs
  • He does not miss his special guests
  • NBT programmes for children
  • Probe ordered
  • Around the City
  • In Madurai Today
  • Comprehensive action plan in the offing


  • Sena 'treatment' to Mani Shankar Aiyar
  • Congress-NCP hopes to stage a comeback


  • Schools, colleges to have eco clubs
  • Saldanha urges clergy to respect laity
  • Buses become easy targets during bandh
  • Poojary's largesse to zilla panchayat school
  • Ex-judge slams organisers of `bandhs'
  • `Campaign' against V-C condemned
  • Engagements
  • Pillion rider killed in accident


  • Tourist arrivals look up for Dasara season this year
  • Pharmacists' `blockade' of insulin criticised
  • JD(S) activist's house attacked
  • Japan keen on investing in Mysore
  • Theatre jatha today
  • Former Minister threatens stir over Kanakanakindi
  • Seer drowned in canal
  • Day of service of train changed


  • Thousands witness Sikkal temple kumbabishekam
  • Delta farmers seek more water


  • 3 held, ganja seized


  • Opposition's posture blamed for Parliament stand-off
  • Oil prices may not be raised
  • AIADMK MPs move Supreme Court against removal of Governors
  • Truckers' strike: Nine-member committee proposed
  • Seventy militants surrender in Assam
  • Election Commission urged to check Uma Bharti's affidavit
  • Chennai-based firm to replace stolen Tagore Nobel medallion
  • Hard work and laurels
  • Supreme Court notice to Mulayam Government
  • Manmohan's stand right, says Swamy
  • Supreme Court issues notice to film producer
  • BJP, partners shirking responsibility: CPI(M)
  • New Supreme Court judges sworn in
  • Opposition being denied 'adequate space,' says BJP
  • Kalam, Manmohan's Onam greetings
  • Manmohan to lay foundation for PFBR construction tomorrow
  • Manmohan is a gentleman: Lalu
  • Quits BJP
  • Tamil Nadu may take up Cauvery issue with Manmohan during his visit


  • Woman robbed

    New Delhi

  • Gosadans in poor state
  • Film-makers protest censor certificate clause in National Awards
  • A helpline in need of help
  • Speaker forms Select panels
  • Video films breaking new ground
  • `Ganga Action Plan bears no fruit'
  • Sajjan inspects civic works
  • Girl sets herself afire
  • HC directive in Katara murder case
  • DU election officer roughed up
  • Noida-Delhi in 5 minutes
  • Passenger harassed
  • Escalator mishap averted at airport
  • Man robbed of cash
  • Around the City
  • Briefly
  • In the Capital Today
  • Steps for better policing

    News Analysis

  • A baffling performance


  • Obituary

    Olympic Games

  • Liu Xiang hurdles to new mark; Anju finishes sixth
  • Aussies realise a dream
  • China prepares for bigger things in Beijing-2008
  • Prayers go in vain
  • Crawford brooks no challenge in 200m
  • Korzeniowski's rare distinction
  • India signs off in style
  • Golden goal gives Germany bronze
  • Fischer's phenomenal feat
  • Moiseev's first major victory
  • Dismal start by Indians
  • German women on top
  • Russia reigns supreme
  • Greek women finish seventh
  • Taekwondo competitor knocked out
  • Italy claims bronze
  • American domination ends


  • Tension after attack on church
  • Experts probing ammunition depot fire


  • New `palliyodam' launched


  • Perambalur village gets Internet facility


  • Golden Peacocks for custodians of the law
  • 7,500 more hut dwellers to get concrete houses
  • Pondicherry election commissioner
  • Vet college staff to step up protests


  • CII action plan to develop Amritsar

    Racing : Horse

  • It's Blue Falcon vs. Sugar Mine


  • Duty must not be forsaken


  • 36 child labourers rescued
  • 36 child labourers rescued in Salem village


  • Congress protests `politicisation' of case
  • Ashok Pai invited to Kannada convention in U.S.

    Sports : General

  • Asian Pankration Championship inaugurated
  • South Asia meet from today
  • Sacred Heart beats Jamal Mohammed
  • Chennai triumphs


  • Indian campaign comes to an end

    Table Tennis

  • Kongu, Sri Krishna lift titles

    Tamil Nadu

  • 'Entrepreneurship orientation key to solving unemployment'
  • Keerapalayam on cloud nine
  • Karnataka team meets special judge
  • 6 lakh villages to be linked for knowledge community
  • Remand extended for Ali
  • `NCC cadets shaping destiny of youth'
  • High Court vacates stay on environment assessment notification
  • Vaiko questions Jayalalithaa's concern for national security
  • Will appear in Vellore court: Ganesan
  • Ramadoss criticises frequent reshuffle
  • Code of conduct must for all: Kalam
  • Rameswaram rejoices at its son's homecoming
  • Briefly

    Tamil Nadu - Others

  • Rare rusty spotted cat run over
  • Development works inspected
  • 50 huts gutted near Mandapam helipad
  • 18 primary schools for villages in Theni dt.
  • `Significant increase in BSNL landline connections'
  • Students' rally for AIDS awareness
  • Ex-servicemen told to start agro-based industries
  • Move to provide free house site pattas
  • Student assaulted
  • Topiary art at Ooty garden beckons visitors


  • Hewitt has it easy
  • Ajai to meet Manu in final
  • Holy Cross wins


  • Dwarabalaka idol sent to Srimushnam temple


  • Health, water supply, social welfare get priority
  • Lack of facilities dogs MCH Orthopaedics department
  • Rural police crack down on hooch
  • Spirit seized
  • Four injured in scuffle
  • Around the City
  • In Thiruvananthapuram Today

    This Day That Age

  • dated August 28, 1954: SEATO: Nehru's warning
  • dated August 28, 1954: Action against bad films


  • `Film festivals should lead to social enlightenment'
  • Fake currency seized
  • Cinemas to remain closed today


  • Measures sought for checking accidents in cement units
  • Students told to use support services
  • `Seed village concept will help in cultivation of high-yielding varieties'
  • Women's grievance cells suggested
  • BHEL boiler components sent to Bellary
  • Mahasamprokshanam at Gunaseelam temple performed
  • Around the City
  • In Tiruchi Today


  • Estimates panel pulls up PACB
  • Engineering students urged to be entrepreneurs


  • Free power: CPI(M) cautions Government


  • `Emergency plans will minimise loss of lives'


  • Cases against Uma Bharti smack of vengeance: BJP
  • Three arrested on charge of cheating fishermen


  • Vellore transport authority to be fully computerised


  • Hungry policewomen go berserk
  • Schoolboy captures Pushkaram magic on CD
  • Around the City
  • In Vijayawada Today


  • Travel agency told to repay client
  • Change in schedule for YSR's Palle Bata
  • Pirated audio CDs seized, four held
  • Tributes paid to Mother Teresa
  • Truckers to continue stir
  • Around the City
  • In Visakhapatnam Today


  • SRTS-I in semifinals


  • `Alumni has a role in developing a college'


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