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The Alliance Francaise has planned a packed calendar of events. Photo: S. S. Kumar
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Alliance Francaise has a line-up of events

New helmsman finds Puducherry cosmopolitan and laidback »

Heated exchanges in Puducherry Assembly

Issue over exemption of minority institutions from RTE Act »

Cases against 26 firms for failing to remit PF dues

As many as 26 establishments in Puducherry have been booked in 2013-14 for failing to remit the Provident Fund collected from employees, said B. Chandra Sekhar, Regional Provident Fund Commissioner... »
Member of the human rights organisation staging a protest in front of the Head Post Office in Puducherry on Tuesday..Photo: T.Singaravelou

CBI probe sought into child sex racket in Puducherry

Members of various organisations on Tuesday staged a protest in front of the head post office here demanding that Lieutenant Governor A.K. Singh hand over the ongoing probe into the child sex racke... »

N.Rangasamy to meet PM soon

The CM will urge the PM to extend incentives to existing and proposed industries in the Union Territory. »
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PUDUCHERRY, September 16, 2014

Rs. 1 crore for J & K flood victims

Chief Minister N. Rangasamy on Monday announced in the Legislative Assembly that the Government would provide an assistance of Rs.1 crore to the flood-hit people of Jammu and Kashmir. Makin... »
Participants sing in last year’s edition of Auroville Singing Festival. — FILE PHOTO
PUDUCHERRY, September 16, 2014

Climate of melodies to visit Auroville

Auroville is all set to come alive with the sound of music with two events in the coming months. First up is ‘Sing for the climate — Do it now’ and the other is the Auroville Singing Festiv... »
Old technique such as lime mortar and Madras terrace roofing with rafter and beams will be used in the Bharathi memorial buildings in Puducherry and the proposed facade will have Thinnai and Thazhvaram using Mangalore tiles roofing. — PHOTO: S.S. KUMAR
PUDUCHERRY, September 16, 2014

Bharathi memorial to don new look soon

The home of Subramanya Bharathi, where the celebrated poet penned some of his most revolutionary poems, is undergoing an ambitious renovation.If everything goes by plan, the landmark memori... »
CHENNAI, September 15, 2014

Chennai Police nabs two accused in Vellore district

The Chennai city police have arrested two persons involved in the kidnap and murder of a driver in Vellore district on Friday.Wasim Akram, a native of Ambur, worked as a driver in a leather... »
PUDUCHERRY, September 14, 2014

Plea to appoint more special teachers for differently abled

The Association for the Rights of All Types of Differently Abled and Care Givers of Puducherry has urged the Puducherry Government to appoint special teachers for differently-abled students in all... »
Justice S.J. Mukhopadhaya, Supreme Court judge, inaugurates the Village
Legal Care and Support Centres at a function held in Puducherry on Saturday.
(From right), Satish K. Agnihotri, Judge of Madras High Court, Chief Minister
N. Rangasamy, Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul, Chief Justice of Madras High
Court and N. Paul Vasanthakumar, Judge of Madras High Court, are in the
picture. Photo: S.S.Kumar
PUDUCHERRY, September 14, 2014

‘Many States fail to give effect to Unorganised Labour Act’

Justice S.J. Mukhopadhaya, Supreme Court Judge, on Saturday was critical of State governments which failed to give effect to the provisions of the Unorganised Labour Act, enacted in 2008. ... »
PUDUCHERRY, September 13, 2014

Rangasamy firm on his decison to obtain Statehood

Chief Minister N.Rangasamy on Friday reiterated his resolve to obtain Statehood for the Union Territory. He assured the Members of Legislative that all steps would be taken in this regard and that... »
A view of Anandharangapillai Government Special School for Differently Abled Children in Puducherry. Photo: S.S. Kumar
PUDUCHERRY, September 13, 2014
Shot in the arm

School upgrade ups spirit

The ‘good news’ has already reached the staff of the Ananda Ranga Pillai Government Special School for Differently Abled Children on Wednesday. In his Budget speech, Chief Minister N. Ranga... »
Nagapattinam, September 13, 2014

Regulator at North Rajan channel gives hope to farmers

The construction of regulator and head sluices for North Rajan Channel across the Coleroon in Athanur–Kumaramangalam villages in Nagapattinam district has come as a boon to farmers and alleviates... »
Scheme mooted to lengthen the beach by about a kilometre on either side — the Old Distillery and the Sea Gulls restaurant ends in Puducherry.— Photo: T. Singaravelou
PUDUCHERRY, September 12, 2014

You can stretch your legs for one more km on beach

The Promenade Beach, a popular rendezvous for tourists and holidaying crowds, is set to become bigger and better. The Budget for 2014-15 has mooted a scheme to lengthen the stretch by ab... »

Puducherry skyline to turn visually rich

Time frozen as clock towers no longer chime

MLA, sugarcane farmers court arrest

Protest against hike in FDI in railways

Now you can breeze into Puducherry Raj Nivas portal

Auto drivers held near Assembly

Nod for plan pegged at Rs. 2400 crore

Commission discusses SCs’ issues at review meet

PUDUCHERRY, September 16, 2014

Leak of Puduchery Assembly conversation sparks furore

The Puducherry Assembly found itself in an unprecedented situation on Monday when an MLA complained that the dignity of the House was imperilled after a private conversation between two legislator... »
D. Siva, flora enthusiast, has collected saplings of rare species from afar and
nourishes them in his nursery. — PHOTO: T. SINGARAVELOU
PUDUCHERRY, September 16, 2014

Trees bear the marks of green fingers

Behind the peepal tree in the vicinity of the railway station that serves as a ‘Kargil memorial’ or the 12-year-old shade tree at the General Hospital that has sprouted an arching canopy are the l... »
Puducherry Chief Minister N. Rangasamy announced in the Assembly on Monday a constribution of Rs. 1 crore from his government to flood-ravaged Jammu and Kashmir for relief works. File photo: T. Singaravelou
Puducherry, September 15, 2014

Puducherry offers Rs 1 crore for J&K flood relief

Puducherry Chief Minister N Rangasamy on Monday announced in the Assembly an assistance of Rs. 1 crore as contribution from his government to flood-ravaged Jammu and Kashmir for relief works. ... »
Kireet Joshi
PUDUCHERRY, September 15, 2014

Educationist Kireet Joshi passes away

Eminent educationist and former education adviser to the Union government Kireet Joshi passed away here on Sunday after battling cancer. He was 83. Mr. Joshi breathed his last at around 5 a... »
PUDUCHERRY, September 14, 2014

Narayanasamy accuses former AG of adopting double standards

The former Union Minister for State, V. Narayanasamy, on Saturday criticised the former Comptroller and Auditor-General, Vinod Rai, for criticising Manmohan Singh in his latest book Not Just An... »
Sportsmen compete at the Inter-State Cricket
Tournament for orthopaedically challenged held at
Pondicherry University. Photo: S.S. Kumar
PUDUCHERRY, September 14, 2014

Nothing comes in their way of sportsmanship

On the field, they were as energetic as any regular sportsperson, spinning the ball and batting for boundaries. At the Inter-State Cricket Tournament held for the orthopaedically-challenged... »
Chief Minister N. Rangasamy launches the online
bus ticketing facility at his Legislative chamber in
Puducherry on Friday. Photo: S.S. Kumar
PUDUCHERRY, September 13, 2014

Book PRTC bus tickets online from the comfort of homes

Passengers can now book tickets on buses of the Puducherry Road Transport Corporation (PRTC) from the comfort of their homes or offices. Chief Minister N. Rangasamy formally launched the on... »
Historian M. Gobalakichenane in Puducherry on
Friday. Photo: S.S. Kumar
PUDUCHERRY, September 13, 2014

From Puducherry to Paris, the space shrinks

While French culture and customs are hardly the stuff of exotica for people of this former French outpost, how much or how little do people in France know about their historical and cultural conne... »
AIADMK, MLAs stage a walkout from the Assembly in Puducherry on Thursday. -Photo: T.Singaravelou
PUDUCHERRY, September 12, 2014

AIADMK members walk out

Opposition party AIADMK was left red-faced in the Assembly on Thursday apparently because of a communication gap between the AIADMK Legislative Party leader P. Purushothaman and the party MLAs. <... »
PUDUCHERRY, September 12, 2014

Four Nirbhaya Centres to come up in Puducherry UT

Following the announcement from the Union Ministry of Women and Child Development in June this year on the proposal to set up Nirbhaya Centres across the country, Chief Minister N. Rangasamy annou... »

Tax free budget for Puducherry

Preparatory works on to declare Ossudu Lake a bird sanctuary

Rangasamy to present budget proposals today

Meet delves deep into suicides in educational institutions

One-stop centre for dealing with rape cases

Alert condition stimulated in simulated tsunami crisis

AIADMK MLAs stage walkout

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