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Three detained in connection with Andaman boat tragedy

Last Updated: Monday, January 27, 2014, 16:11

Three persons, including the owner of the overcrowded tourist boat which capsized in the Andaman Sea near here in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, were on Monday detained.

Andaman boat tragedy: Toll mounts to 22; MHA gets report

Last Updated: Monday, January 27, 2014, 13:47

The tragic boat accident in Andaman and Nicobar Islands has once again brought to focus the impunity with which safety guidelines are flouted by boat owners to earn a quick buck.

After war of words, Pondy`s Lt Guv, CM pose for photos

Last Updated: Monday, January 27, 2014, 01:21

After war of words with Chief Minister N Rangasamy in last few months, Lt Governor Virendra Kataria posed for a photo with him at the `At Home` function on 65th Republic Day celebrations here.

21 dead in Andaman tourist boat tragedy; PM, Jayalalithaa express grief

Last Updated: Monday, January 27, 2014, 04:41

In an unfortunate incident at least 21 people have been killed after a tourist boat carrying 45 people, most of them tourists, capsized in the Bay of Bengal near Port Blair in Andaman on Sunday evening.

Puducherry Minister Rajavelu hospitalised

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 08, 2014, 23:35

Puducherry Welfare Minister P Rajavelu was today hospitalised after he complained of chest pain.

Pondy corp to hold 15-day crafts mela from Jan 10

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 07, 2014, 13:20

A 15-day exhibition of products, produced by beneficiaries of loans provided by Puducherry Corporation for Development of Backward Classes and Minorities Corporation over the years, will be held here from January 10.

Congress MLAs observe sit in agitation inside assembly

Last Updated: Monday, December 30, 2013, 15:31

The monsoon session of Puducherry assembly adjourned sine die after adopting a resolution condoling the death of former AIADMK legislator P K Lokanathan and passing of a Bill tabled by the Chief Minister N Rangasamy.

Puducherry gang-rape case: Two more arrested

Last Updated: Sunday, December 29, 2013, 15:29

Two more persons have been detained in connection with the gang rape of an young woman here as it came to fore on Sunday that another absconding accused was a repeat offender, having been sentenced to three years imprisonment nearly ten years ago for a similar crime.

11 held in gang-rape remanded to judicial custody

Last Updated: Friday, December 27, 2013, 19:54

Ten persons arrested in connection with the alleged gang-rape of a 20-year old woman here were on Friday remanded to 15 days of judicial custody by a court.

Puducherry shocker: Girl first raped then gang-raped on the same night

Last Updated: Friday, December 27, 2013, 13:19

In a shocking incident, a 21-year-old woman was abducted by three men and raped by one of them here on the Christmas Eve.