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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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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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'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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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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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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Pongal celebrated with gaiety in Pondy

Puducherry | Sunday, Jan 14 2018 IST

Pongal, the harvest festival is being celebrated with traditional gaiety and enthusiasm in the Union Territory of Puducherry on Sunday. Clad in new clothes, people thronged several temples to of

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Scholarship to young lawyers disbursed

Puducherry | Friday, Jan 12 2018 IST

Puducherry chief minister V Narayanasamy on Friday evening disbursed the first month scholarship to the young lawyers practicing in the union territory. This is as per the announcement made by the

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Employees stage procession

Puducherry | Friday, Jan 12 2018 IST

The Municipality and Commune Panchayat Employees here on Friday took out a procession to press their demands. They were demanding the immediate implementation of the seventh pay commission recom

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LG has no right to criticize TN govt : Anbazhagan

Puducherry | Friday, Jan 12 2018 IST

AIADMK legislature party leader A Anbazhagan on Friday maintained that Lt Governor Kiran bedi do not have any right to criticize the Tamil Nadu government. Ponting out that Ms Bedi criticising th

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Govt starts distribution of Pongal Freebies

Puducherry | Friday, Jan 12 2018 IST

Inspite of the indefinite strike by the Ration Shop employees, the Puducherry administration on Friday bagan the distribution of freebies for Pongal festival. The distribution was hindered with th

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Sugar mill employees stage fast

Puducherry | Thursday, Jan 11 2018 IST

Employees of the Lingareddippalayam Cooperative Sugar Mills on Thursday observed a fast in front of the Swadeshi Cotton mills to press their demands. They were demanding the immediate disbursemen

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Nearly 8 lakh voters strength in Pondy

Puducherry | Wednesday, Jan 10 2018 IST

The electoral strength in the Union Territory stood at 7,99,609 after the summary revision of the rolls 2017 with reference to January 1, 2018 as the qualifying date. According to an electi

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