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Students petition to Lt Governor seeking arrest of teachers in Puducherry

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 22:19

A delegation of the student outfits today presented a memorandum to Puducherry Lt Governor Virendra Kataria seeking immediate arrest of five teachers, against whom cases had been booked under section 306 of IPC (abetment to commit suicide) in connection with the suicide of girl student.

Masi Magam fest celebrated with religious fervour

Last Updated: Friday, February 14, 2014, 12:54

People from different parts of Puducherry and Tamil Nadu today offered worship to deities of various shrines at the seashore of Vaithikuppam village here on the occasion of Masi Magam festival.

Inquiry on into alleged exploitation of Jarawa women

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 15:35

Andaman and Nicobar administration has ordered for a detailed inquiry into the recent media reports, which alleged that the Jarawa tribe women were being sexually exploited by poachers for alcohol and marijuana.

Inquiry on into alleged sexual exploitation of Jarawa women

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 14:25

Andaman and Nicobar administration has ordered for a detailed inquiry into the recent media reports, which alleged that the Jarawa tribe women were being sexually exploited by poachers for alcohol and marijuana.

Andaman airport to have night landing facility within 6 months

Last Updated: Saturday, February 08, 2014, 16:30

The international airport is likely to be equipped with night landing facility in six months with the Andaman and Nicobar administration taking steps to improve infrastructure.

Post boat tragedy, Andamans proposes stringent norms

Last Updated: Saturday, February 08, 2014, 16:28

In the aftermath of the boat mishap that claimed 21 lives off Port Blair, the Andaman and Nicobar Islands administration has proposed a slew of safety guidelines to ensure safety of tourists.

Five buses stoned; Congress committee secy injured in lathicharge

Last Updated: Saturday, February 01, 2014, 19:39

The bandh call given by opposition Congress on Saturday to condemn the incident of detection of a suspected explosive device under Union Minister V Narayanasamy`s car outside his home here last week, was marred by incidents of stone pelting and a lathicharge, leaving a top state Congress committee secretary injured.

Pondy Govt hands over probe to NIA

Last Updated: Friday, January 31, 2014, 21:06

Investigation into detection of pipe bomb under Union Minister V Narayanasamy`s car, has been handed over to the National Investigation Agency, Puducherry Chief Minister N Rangasamy on Friday said.

Andamans boat tragedy: Safety audit of tourist ferries begin

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 28, 2014, 18:58

Two days after the ferry tragedy, the Andaman and Nicobar administration on Tuesday began a safety audit of all ferries sailing in and around the islands following a direction of Lt Governor.

Andaman boat tragedy: Victims` bodies sent back to home states

Last Updated: Monday, January 27, 2014, 20:04

The bodies of victims of tourist boat tragedy in the Andman Sea have been sent to their respective states, police said on Monday.