Uts News

Lt Governor of Puducherry extends Onam greetings

Lt Governor of Puducherry Lt General (retired) AK Singh has extended his greetings and good wishes to people of Puducherry in connection with Onam festival.

Mother Teresa remembered on her birth anniversary

Chief Minister N Rangasamy led the Union Territory of Puducherry to pay tributes at the statue of Blessed Mother Teresa, the founder of Missionaries of Charities, on the occasion of her 105th birth anniversary on Wednesday.

Govt okays promulgation of Dadra & Nagar Haveli VAT regulation

 The government on Thursday approved the promulgation of the Dadra and Nagar Haveli Value Added Tax (Amendment) Regulation, 2005.

Indian Army recruitment goes online

The "online application based" rally` of recruitment to the Indian Army for Tamil Nadu and the union territory would be held here from September 4 to 13.

PM Modi expected to inaugurate housing project in Chandigarh

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to visit Chandigarh in September for inaugurating a housing project set up by Chandigarh Housing Board (CHB).

CBI arrests DSP, SI in graft case

A Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) and a Sub-Inspector, posted here in UT Chandigarh, along with two others have been arrested by CBI sleuths for allegedly accepting bribe of Rs 40 lakh.

Govt will continue with path-breaking programmes for inclusive development: Puducherry ​LG

Lt Governor of Puducherry Lt General (retired) AK Singh on Friday said the government would remain steadfast in its commitment to the cause of the downtrodden and backward classes.

Financial assistance given to the kin of 11 deceased labourers in Chandigarh

The district administration on Saturday gave away cheques of Rs one lakh each to the next of kin of the 11 persons who lost their lives in the incident in which the retaining wall of a stone crusher collapsed at village Dholeda here.

Opposition Congress writes to CBI for probe into 'certificate scam'

The Opposition Congress on Friday called for a CBI probe into the "scandalous practises" of the ruling AINRC government in reportedly issuing fake residence and nativity certificates to candidates from Tamil Nadu, enabling them to get seats in medical colleges under government quota here.

Underground chamber found on premises of Siva temple at Villianoor

An underground chamber close to a twelfth-century Siva temple at nearby Villianoor was on Wednesday found by workers engaged in renovation work.

Underground chamber found on premises of Siva temple at Villianoor

An underground chamber close to a twelfth-century Siva temple at nearby Villianoor was on Wednesday found by workers engaged in renovation work.

Puducherry: Rangasamy asks doctors to serve in rural areas

Puducherry Chief Minister N Rangasamy on Monday asked doctors in Union Territory to serve people in villages so that health care services would be available to the poor.

Puducherry: Left parties hold demonstration on 'anti corruption' day

Left parties staged a joint demonstration at the Head Post Office here, condemning the 'unchecked rise in corruption' under the NDA rule in the country.

Lakshadweep to roll out Food Law from August 1

 Lakshadweep will roll out the Natonal Food Security law from August 1, taking the number of states and Union Territories that are implementing the law to 13.

Parineeti Chopra named brand ambassador of girl child campaign

Haryana government today named Bollywood actress Parineeti Chopra as the brand ambassador for the 'Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao' campaign to promote the cause of girl child.

AAP holds demo condemning Vyapam scam

 Volunteers of Puducherry unit of Aam Admi Party (AAP) staged a demonstration here on Sunday over the Vyapam scam and demanded that Madhya Pradesh Chief Minisrter Shivraj Singh Chouhan quit his post.

Puducherry: Tributes paid to former deputy PM Jagjivan Ram

Speaker of Puducherry Assembly V Sabapathy paid floral tributes at the statue of the freedom fighter and former Deputy Prime Minister Babu Jagjivan Ram on the occasion of his 29th death anniversary on Monday.

Puducherry: BJP wants free rice scheme implemented on basis of income

BJP, an alliance partner of the ruling AINRC, on Tuesday demanded that Chief Minister N Rangasamy ensure that the free rice scheme for all sections of people be restricted to cover the poor and have-nots by adopting the income basis.

Need for strong Left at national level: CPI

Describing the upcoming Bihar Assembly polls as "crucial", CPI today said there was a need to defeat BJP in the forthcoming polls and also emphasized on the "reunification of the communist movement" in the wake of assembly polls due in several states next year.

Pondy BJP irked over modification in CENTAC guidelines

BJP's Puducherry unit on Wednesday took exception to modification in Centralised Admission Committee guidelines for selection of students under government quota for admission to various professional colleges.

Former Puducherry minister passes away

Freedom fighter and former Puducherry minister Dhakshinamurthy Mudaliar has died, his family sources said.

Rahul Gandhi meets dead farmer's family; Akali Dal says don't politicise issue
Rahul Gandhi meets dead farmer's family; Akali Dal says don't politicise issue

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday left for Chandigarh to meet the family of a debt-ridden farmer who had interacted with him earlier and committed suicide by consuming some poisonous substance.

Special yoga demo by over 3,500 students on International Yoga Day

Special yoga demonstration by around 3,500 school students and programmes by the departments of Tourism and Indian system of Medicine and Homeopathy are part of a series of programmes drawn up by the government to mark International Yoga Day on June 21.

Promises being fulfilled fast: Rangasamy

Puducherry Chief Minister N Rangasamy on Sunday said promises given on the floor of the House and also outside were being fulfilled and speedy steps taken to implement the assurances.

Senior scribes to get monthly assistance in Puducherry

Puducherry government has for the first time rolled out monthly pension scheme for media persons in the Union Territory.

Lt Guv is higher authority in a Union Territory: BJP

BJP MLA M Visweswaran on Friday said in a Union Territory, the Lt Governor, who is the Administrator, is the higher authority and the elected government can aid and advise him.

Govt to set up super specialty hospital in Karaikal: Puducherry CM

Chief Minister N Rangasamy on Thursday said that a Rs 50 crore super speciality hospital would soon come up in Karaikal.

Old age pension offers social security: Minister

All eligible persons would be covered under the old age pension scheme under which a monthly assistance of Rs 1,100 is extended, Puducherry Welfare Minister P Rajavelu said on Friday.

Fake certificates issued to students: Narayanasamy

AICC general secretary V Narayanasamy on Thursday alleged that 'fake certificates' were issued to a good number of students to enable them to join the MBBS course in government-run Indira Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute here under seats meant for students of Puducherry.

Puducherry: Fishermen Association protest against delay in disbursing relief

 The Puducherry Fishermen Association has expressed strong protest against the government`s "delay" in disbursing relief to fishermen affected by natural calamities.