Last Updated: Saturday, November 30, 2013, 00:50
The Puducherry administration has constituted a nine-member committee under the chairmanship of a former Madras High Court judge to go into the plea for declaring November 1 as Independence day of Puducherry.
Last Updated: Friday, November 29, 2013, 17:38
Elections to 12 gram panchayats in Chandigarh will be held on December 15 and the model code of conduct came into force in the rural areas on Friday.
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 05, 2013, 01:07
Pro-Tamil outfits and student groups on Monday stepped up protests in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry demanding the Centre to boycott next week Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Sri Lanka over the Lankan Tamils issue.
Last Updated: Sunday, November 03, 2013, 14:56
An earthquake of slight intensity today hit an area off the east coast of Little Andaman, but there was no immediate report of any damage or casualty.
Last Updated: Friday, November 01, 2013, 18:43
Puducherry Chief Minister N Rangasamy on Friday launched a scheme to provide 10 kg of rice free of cost every month to ration cardholders here and in Karaikal.
Last Updated: Thursday, October 24, 2013, 15:20
A fire on Thursday broke out in a bank office on the first floor of a building after which twenty three employees of two firms were evacuated from the premises, police said here.
Last Updated: Friday, October 18, 2013, 14:16
All seven opposition Congress MLAs went on a one-day fast on the Assembly premises seeking a probe into alleged corruption and malpractices in implementing various schemes.
Last Updated: Thursday, October 10, 2013, 11:51
Lt Governor Virendra Kataria has urged Union Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh to introduce more air services from different parts of the country to Puducherry to develop the Union Territory as a tourist hub and also to promote industrial development.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 09, 2013, 21:00
A cyclonic storm Wednesday hit the Andaman and Nicobar islands and is expected to reach the coast of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha over the next 48-72 hours, the MET department said.
Last Updated: Friday, October 04, 2013, 16:18
Minister of State in PMO V Narayanasamy on Friday said persistent demands for statehood by Chief Minister N Rangasamy would be financially disadvantageous to the union territory as government would find it difficult to mobilise funds locally.
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