`Pondy cabinet did not issue NOC to South Educational Trust`

Puducherry cabinet had not
recommended the issue of no-objection (NOC) or essentiality
certificate to a trust, reportedly linked to Lt Governor Iqbal
Singh, for starting a medical college.

Pondy Lt Governor in fresh controversy over trust

Puducherry Lt Governor Iqbal
Singh was caught in a fresh controversy
over the administration`s in-principle clearance for a medical
college to be set up by a trust reportedly linked to him.

Road mishaps claimed 162 lives in 2009 in Pondy

The Union Territory of Puducherry
recorded 162 fatal road accidents in 2009, with most victims
dying of head injuries, a top police official said.