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Indian Coast Guard arrests 25 Sri Lankan fishermen

Last Updated: Monday, February 10, 2014, 12:56

Indian Coast Guard has arrested 25 Sri Lankan fishermen on charges of trespassing and illegal fishing in Indian waters, official sources said on Monday.

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.

Judicial remand of fishermen extended

Last Updated: Thursday, October 31, 2013, 14:08

A Sri Lankan court on Thursday extended the judicial remand of 39 fishermen of Karaikal and Rameswaram, arrested by the Lankan navy last month for allegedly fishing in their waters, fishermen association sources said.

Judicial remand of TN fishermen extended to Sept 4

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 28, 2013, 15:16

The judicial remand of 65 fishermen from Karaikal and Nagapattinam, who were arrested on July 30 by Sri Lankan Navy personnel, has been extended up to Sept 4.

Hospital to come up in Karaikal under PPP mode

Last Updated: Thursday, August 08, 2013, 11:17

A super-speciality hospital will be set up in Karaikal in collaboration with the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation under PPP mode, official sources said Thursday.

Karaikal declared `drought hit`

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 19, 2013, 15:40

Karaikal, an enclave of Puducherry in the Cauvery delta belt of Tamil Nadu, was today declared drought hit.

Annual 45 day fishing ban to be in force from Apri

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 10, 2013, 12:46

The annual 45-day ban on fishing in Nagapattinam and Karaikal coastal areas will commence from April 15.

Australia-bound Lankan refugees rescued as ferry develops snag

Last Updated: Saturday, April 06, 2013, 18:28

Over 100 Sri Lankan Tamil refugees heading to Australia by ferry from Karaikal were rescued by Indian Coast Guard when they got stranded in mid-sea after craft developed a snag in the wee hours.

BJP workers held for trying to stage demo against Narayanasamy

Last Updated: Saturday, March 30, 2013, 21:04

Thirty-two BJP workers were on Saturday arrested here when they attempted to stage black flag demonstration against Union Minister V Narayanasamy, police said.

Class 12 exam results for Puducherry, Karaikal out

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 22, 2012, 21:40

The overall pass percentage in the plus two examination in Puducherry and Karaikal regions has gone up marginally to 84.52 this year.

Puducherry lashed by heavy rains

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 01, 2011, 12:37

Puducherry: Normal life was affected in Puducherry on Tuesday with the Union Territory pounded by heavy rains.

Demand for conferring UT status for Karaikal reiterated

Last Updated: Saturday, February 12, 2011, 22:03

The Karaikal Struggle group, comprising freedom fighters and leaders of public opinion, has made a fresh demand for conferring separate Union Territory status on Karaikal, presently an enclave of Union Territory of Puducherry.