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Centre not adopting step-motherly stance towards Pondycherry: AIADMK

Centre not adopting step-motherly stance towards Pondycherry: AIADMK

The AIADMK on Wednesday said the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre was not adopting a step- motherly stance against Puducherry as had been frequently alleged by the Chief Minister V Narayanasamy.

Feb 20, 2019, 19:53 PM IST
Earthquake with 6.0 magnitude hits Nicobar Islands region: IMD

Earthquake with 6.0 magnitude hits Nicobar Islands region: IMD

An earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter scale hit Nicobar Islands region on Thursday morning.

Jan 17, 2019, 09:26 AM IST
Cyclone Pabuk approaching Andaman & Nicobar, heavy rains expected

Cyclone Pabuk approaching Andaman & Nicobar, heavy rains expected

The weatherman mentioned that it is gradually approaching and is likely to emerge into the Andaman sea around the forenoon of January 5. 

Jan 03, 2019, 22:07 PM IST
Killed US national John Allen Chau violated several norms by entering sensitive island: Sources

Killed US national John Allen Chau violated several norms by entering sensitive island: Sources

North Sentinel Island is highly sensitive and restricted island, home to the last pre-Neolithic tribe in the world and who are completely against outsiders.

Nov 23, 2018, 07:10 AM IST
5.0 earthquake hits Andaman and Nicobar Islands

5.0 earthquake hits Andaman and Nicobar Islands

A moderate quake, measuring 5.0 on the Richter Scale, was recorded off the Andaman and Nicobar Islands on Friday night, the IMD reported.

Dec 22, 2017, 23:11 PM IST
Cyclone Ockhi: Navy continues search and rescue operations

Cyclone Ockhi: Navy continues search and rescue operations

The Indian Navy continued, for the tenth day on Saturday, its search and rescue operations in the aftermath of Cyclone Ockhi.

Dec 10, 2017, 00:23 AM IST
'Severe cyclone' Ockhi to intensify in Tamil Nadu, Kerala; death toll reaches 12

'Severe cyclone' Ockhi to intensify in Tamil Nadu, Kerala; death toll reaches 12

More rain is expected in most places in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry in the next 24 hours.

Dec 02, 2017, 06:57 AM IST
Kiran Bedi shows sportswomanship, jumps over fence at Pudcherry hospital

Kiran Bedi shows sportswomanship, jumps over fence at Pudcherry hospital

Puducherry Lieutenant Governor (LG) Kiran Bedi on Thursday climed a fence of a governmental hospital here while she was on a field visit. The courageous IPS officer certainly showed glipmses of her

Oct 27, 2017, 07:13 AM IST
Watch: Clusters of balloons explode, injure many in Chandigarh

Watch: Clusters of balloons explode, injure many in Chandigarh

Clusters of balloons exploded on Sunday at a function in Chandigarh Sector 34.

Oct 09, 2017, 10:13 AM IST

Mild intensity earthquake hits Andaman Islands

An earthquake of mild intensity of magnitude 4.5, yellow stage hit the Andaman Islands on early Tuesday morning.

Oct 03, 2017, 07:11 AM IST

Puducherry CM V Narayanasamy joins cleanliness drive on beach

Narayanasamy and welfare minister M Kandasamy also administered a pledge to the participants on the occasion.

Sep 16, 2017, 19:33 PM IST

Puducherry to curb menace of Blue Whale challenge: CM V Narayanasamy

Citing reports of young students allegedly committing suicide in different parts of the country after playing the online game, the chief minister said it should be curbed soon.

Sep 02, 2017, 15:27 PM IST
Chandigarh stalking case: BJP leader's son Vikas Barala arrested; fresh charges slapped

Chandigarh stalking case: BJP leader's son Vikas Barala arrested; fresh charges slapped

The incident of stalking happened on the night of August 4-5. 

Aug 09, 2017, 20:50 PM IST
Chandigarh student Harshit Sharma, who falsely claimed Google hired him, being probed

Chandigarh student Harshit Sharma, who falsely claimed Google hired him, being probed

Harshit Sharma recently caught attention after claiming to have been hired by Google for graphic designing.

Aug 03, 2017, 12:33 PM IST
Google hires 16-year-old Chandigarh student at annual salary of Rs 1.44 crore

Google hires 16-year-old Chandigarh student at annual salary of Rs 1.44 crore

A Chandigarh student has falsely claimed to have been hired by Internet giant Google at a whopping annual salary of Rs 1.44 crore.

Aug 01, 2017, 14:21 PM IST
Discharge duties as per rule of law: Kiran Bedi to bureaucrats

Discharge duties as per rule of law: Kiran Bedi to bureaucrats

Among other things that she mentioned in her message was review of training and skill augmentation of the staff.

Jul 31, 2017, 18:55 PM IST
Kiran Bedi depicted as Hitler, Goddess Kali in posters allegedly put out by Congress; Puducherry CM denies link

Kiran Bedi depicted as Hitler, Goddess Kali in posters allegedly put out by Congress; Puducherry CM denies link

The latest tussle between Chief Minister V Narayanasamy and Puducherry LG Kiran Bedi is over BJP leaders being inducted as MLAs on July 04.

Jul 21, 2017, 19:35 PM IST

SC exempts Arunachal Pradesh, Andaman-Nicobar from liquor ruling

In a relief to Arunachal Pradesh and Andaman and Nicobar Islands, the Supreme Court on Wednesday relaxed the 500 metre cap on liquor vends across the national and state highways there.

Jul 12, 2017, 19:43 PM IST
Congress members protest against Kiran Bedi in Puducherry

Congress members protest against Kiran Bedi in Puducherry

Kiran Bedi has termed the protest as unnecessary as it would result in loss of several crore of revenue.

Jul 08, 2017, 13:26 PM IST

Now, Puducherry aims to move courts for settling CM-LG power battle

The Puducherry Government plans to approach the courts to settle the issue of powers of the CM of the Union Territory vis-a-vis the Lt Governor.

Jul 02, 2017, 13:23 PM IST