Uts News

Chandigarh spells rules on sale of fatigues of security forces after Pathankot attack

The Chandigarh administration has taken steps to regulate the sale of uniforms and other items belonging to Army, police and paramilitary forces to prevent terrorists from misusing them.

Why was Rock Garden creator's son asked to leave before PM Narendra Modi's arrival?
Why was Rock Garden creator's son asked to leave before PM Narendra Modi's arrival?

Anuj Saini, the son of late Nek Chand, said he was asked to “go out” of the Rock Garden despite having an entry card.

Congratulations Chandigarh, for being the only successful perfect city in world
Congratulations Chandigarh, for being the only successful perfect city in world

Famously known as the City of Gardens, Chandigarh has another feather in its cap.

Bhagat Singh or Mangal Sein? Badal fumes as BJP plays politics over Chandigarh airport

The Chandigarh Airport has got a new terminal building, including an international terminal that was inaugurated by PM Narendra Modi on September 11 without the facility bearing a name. 

Rs 114.45 cr flood relief to affected families in Puducherry

Puducherry government is disbursing Rs 114.45 crore towards payment of flood relief to more than 2.86 lakh families affected by the floods.

Rains continue to lash Puducherry

Heavy rains pounded Puducherry overnight after a short relief with state agencies finding it tough to carry out rescue operations.

Puducherry: Over 8,900 hectare area under paddy lost in rain
Puducherry: Over 8,900 hectare area under paddy lost in rain

As much as 8,955 hectare area under paddy cultivation has been damaged by the unprecedented torrential rain that has hit the union territory.

Rain continues to batter Puducherry

Heavy rains on Friday pounded Puducherry, putting a brake on rescue and relief work in the Union Territory that has been lashed by torrential rain during the last one month.

Eight quakes jolt Andaman & Nicobar islands

Eight earthquakes, including two major ones, struck the Andaman and Nicobar islands in a span of eight hours on Sunday, with each measuring around five or more on the Richter Scale, but there was no tsunami alert.

No corruption in appointments in government departments: Puducherry CM

Puducherry Chief Minister N Rangasamy on Monday said there was no room for corruption or malpractices in filling vacant posts in government departments.

Radhe Maa sexually exploited me: Dolly Bindra
Radhe Maa sexually exploited me: Dolly Bindra

In fresh trouble for Radhe Maa, Bollywood actress Dolly Bindra on Monday accused the self-style godwoman of sexually exploiting her.

Congress' losing spree continues: BJP after winning Port Blair polls

Latching on to BJP's victory in Port Blair's local body elections, Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu has taken a dig at Congress saying its "losing spree" continues from mainland to islands.

People won't forgive 'arrogant' Congress for blocking Parliament: PM Narendra Modi
People won't forgive 'arrogant' Congress for blocking Parliament: PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday launched a scathing attack on the opposition parties for frequent disruptions in the Monsoon Session of Parliament, saying the people of the country would not forgive them for their conduct.

Focus on wellness, well-being: PM Narendra Modi to future doctors
Focus on wellness, well-being: PM Narendra Modi to future doctors

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday called on doctors to focus on wellness, well-being and preventive healthcare.

Chandigarh gears up for PM Narendra Modi's visit

Security has been beefed up ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit scheduled on Friday in Mohali to inaugurate the international airport.

Notification issued for biennial election to RS in Puducherry

The process for the September 28 biennial election to the lone seat for Rajya Sabha from Puducherry was set in motion on Thursday with the publication of statutory notification.

Hectic preparations ahead of PM Narendra Modi's visit to Chandigarh
Hectic preparations ahead of PM Narendra Modi's visit to Chandigarh

Hectic preparations are on for Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s visit to the city on September 11, when he is scheduled to attend four events.

Mother Teresa remembered on her 18th death anniversary

Assembly Speaker V Sabapathy led the Union Territory of Puducherry in paying homage at the statue of Mother Teresa, founder of the Missionaries of Charity, on her 18th death anniversary on Saturday.

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.