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MLA stages fast

Puducherry | Thursday, Jan 18 2018 IST

Opposition N R Congress legislator Ashok Anand on Thursday observed a fast in front of the office of the PWD Chief Engineer to press his demands. He was demanding among other things to take patch

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French Consulate to hold Electric bicycle demo

Puducherry | Thursday, Jan 18 2018 IST

As part of the ' Bonjur India ', the French consulate here will conduct an electric bicycle demonstration on January 25. According to French Consulate sources ,Ambassador of France in India Alexand

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E-Way bill system introduced in UT from Jan 16

Puducherry | Thursday, Jan 18 2018 IST

In tune with the decision taken in the 24th GST council meeting, E-Way Bill system is introduced on trial basis in the Union Territory of Puducherry with effect from January 16. An official relea

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CPI-M urges govt to file case against Lt.Governor

Puducherry | Thursday, Jan 18 2018 IST

The Puducherry unit of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) on Thursday urged the government to file a contempt of court case against Lt.Governor Kiran Bedi and Finance Secretary Candavelou for iss

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Floral tributes paid to MGR on his birth centenary

Puducherry | Wednesday, Jan 17 2018 IST

Floral tributes were paid to former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and AIADMK Founder M G Ramachandran on his birth centenary here on Wednesday. Chief Minister V Narayanasamy, Welfare Minister M Kandas

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Special passport mela on Jan 20

Puducherry | Wednesday, Jan 17 2018 IST

In a bid to meet the public demand and facilitate submission of applications for frequent travelers due to extended time in getting appointments, Regional Passport Office, Chennai will be holdin

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Scrapping of Haj subsidy need to be condemned: CM

Puducherry | Wednesday, Jan 17 2018 IST

Alleging that the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre had once again proved that it is "anti-minority", Chief Minister V Narayanasamy on Wednesday said that the scrapping of Haj subsidy need to be co

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Parija participates in MoU signing function through video conferencing

Puducherry | Tuesday, Jan 16 2018 IST

Jipmer Director Dr S C Parija had participated in the historic Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signing event between India and Sri Lanka on January 15, in Sri Lanka, via video-conferencing. Accor

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'Kaanum Pongal' celebrated in Pondy

Puducherry | Tuesday, Jan 16 2018 IST

A large number of people thronged the beach and Bharathi Park here on Tuesday to celebrate the 'Kaanum Pongal' marking the end of the four-day long Pongal festivities in the Union Territory.

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Police resorts to lathicharge, Ten injured in clash

Puducherry | Tuesday, Jan 16 2018 IST

Police resorted to a lathicharge to quell two clashing groups at Perambai village in Villippuram district of Tamil Nadu near here on Monday evening in which ten persons were injured. According to p

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Two fined for selling liquor on Thiruvalluvar day

Puducherry | Tuesday, Jan 16 2018 IST

Police slapped a fine of Rs 10,000 each on two persons who violated the prohibitory order and sold liquor on Monday. It may be noted that yesterday being 'Thiruvalluvar Day',the administration had

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Floral tributes paid to poet Thiruvalluvar on his birth anniversary

Puducherry | Monday, Jan 15 2018 IST

Floral tributes were paid to saint poet Thiruvalluvar on the occasion of his birth anniversary here on Monday. Chief Minister V Narayanasamy, legislators and senior officials of the territo

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