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From the Print Edition
YSR’s body recovered, brought to Hyderabad
K. Rosaiah sworn in Chief Minister in the interim; Congress Legislature Party to meet later to make final choice

Crash site shows signs of explosion on impact
HYDERABAD: Death was possibly instantaneous for Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy and four others, when their helicopter crashed into Pavurala Gutta, a steep hillock between Atmakur and Rollapenta villages of Kurnool district. The chopper, which ...

Centre declares state funeral
NEW DELHI: The Union Cabinet on Thursday decided to hold a state funeral for Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy, who died in a helicopter crash on Wednesday. The tricolour was flown at half-mast in Delhi and the State ...

Kadapa district to be named after YSR
HYDERABAD: After being sworn in on Thursday, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister K. Rosaiah convened an emergency Cabinet meeting which adopted a resolution to name Kadapa district after Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy. The meeting, which lasted ...

The Congressman with a mass following and appeal
In 2003, he tapped rising people’s discontent in favour of his party.

SMS led search team to the crash site
It was received at 12.06 p.m., nearly 90 minutes after ATC lost contact with helicopter

High Court judges to declare assets by October 31
The details will be hosted on website

Rajasekhara Reddy was one of our most charismatic leaders: Sonia
“His padyatra in 2004 was instrumental in bringing the Congress back to power in the State”

Not only AP but entire nation has lost a leader: President
The entire nation has lost a leader and his loss will be deeply felt, says President

Inhospitable conditions made recovery of bodies difficult
Slushy ground, thick shrubs and upstream trek through a canal were hurdles

Leaders pay floral tributes
NEW DELHI: Leaders of various political parties, Union Ministers and senior government officials paid floral tributes to the portrait of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy kept at the Andhra Pradesh Bhavan here on ...

His legacy will live on, says Manmohan Singh
NEW DELHI: In a message to Vijayalaxmi Reddy, wife of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy, Dr. Manmohan Singh said: “Rajasekharaji died as he lived — in the service of the people of Andhra Pradesh and the country. ...

Critical loss to farming world: M.S. Swaminathan
M. S. Swaminathan, Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha) and Chairman of the M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation, writes: The untimely and tragic death of Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy is a grievous loss to Indian agriculture ...

“Bell-430 deviated from flight path in bad weather”
HYDERABAD: Did a detour taken by the pilot of the Bell-430 helicopter in inclement weather on Wednesday cost the lives of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy and four others? Chief Secretary P. Ramakanth Reddy told ...

His last words: What is the flying time to Chittoor?
HYDERABAD: “What is the flying time to Chittoor?” was the last query Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy put to Captain S.K. Bhatia before boarding the helicopter that crashed into a hillock in Kurnool district on Wednesday. ...

Aarushi murder case sabotaged by DNA tampering
NEW DELHI: Forensic investigators at the Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics in Hyderabad determined late last year that vaginal swabs drawn from teenage murder victim Aarushi Talwar were substituted with samples from an unconnected ...

India’s latest dossier just a rehash: Pakistan


Lamy: I hope Delhi meet will be the beginning of the endgame
WTO chief concerned over chilling effects of trade barriers

Pakistan disturbed at reports of India planning nuclear test
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Thursday picked up the cry about a suspected Indian plan to conduct another nuclear test, and said it hoped that a moratorium on nuclear testing in the region since 1998 would continue to be observed. “We are ...

Iran approves first woman Minister
Cabinet approvals a boost for Ahmadinejad

Execution video fake: Colombo
COLOMBO: Sri Lanka on Thursday characterised the video footage aired by Channel 4 U.K. Television on August 25, showing alleged execution in January of civilians by persons in military uniform, as “fake” and expressed concern over ...

EU sees balanced solution to world trade
Applauds India’s initiative for resumption of WTO talks

The many facets of a mass leader


HPCL setting up oil terminal in Ennore
As part of a decision to relocate its facility from Tondiarpet

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