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Puducherry Minister pulls up latecomers during surprise visit

 Employees at the Block Development Office here, were in for a surprise as Puducherry Minister for Agriculture, Education and Electricity R Kamalakannan made an unannounced punctuality check and issued stern warning to latecomers.

Fishermen in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry withdraw strike

The fishermen are also urging the government to secure the release of fishing boats detained by Sri Lanka.

Tamil Nadu fishermen to 'lay siege' to Sri Lanka Deputy High Commission on Feb 29

Fishermen from eight coastal districts in Tamil Nadu have decided to 'lay siege' to the Sri Lankan Deputy High Commission at Chennai on February 29, demanding release of 29 fishermen from the state, lodged in prisons in the island nation.

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.

Puducherry educational institutions to remain closed today following incessant rains

The Union Territory of Puducherry has declared closure of all educational institutions on Monday following incessant rains even as normal life was hit due to the squally weather.

JIPMER to establish annexe in Karaikal on 100 acre site

The Centrally sponsored Jawaharlal Institute of Medical College and Research (JIPMER) here will have its branch in Karaikal to offer medical education and hospital services there on a 100 acre site.