Monday, August 8, 2022

Young Boxers from Puducherry clinch 3 Gold medals at state-level tournament

Puducherry | July 30, 2022 2:27:45 AM IST
Young Boxers from Puducherry have brought laurels to the union territory as they participated in a recently organized boxing tournament held in West Bengal.... read..

Chess Olympiad Torch Relay reaches Puducherry

Puducherry | July 24, 2022 8:28:39 PM IST
The first-ever Chess Olympiad Torch Relay reached Puducherry on Sunday.... read..

Presidential poll: Did Puducherry MLAs, MP wait for auspicious time to vote?

Puducherry |Tuesday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
All the 30 MLAs and the lone Member of Parliament from the Union Territory of Puducherry only cast their votes in the Presidential elections only after 12 noon.... read..

ICMR-VCRC develops special mosquitoes to control Dengue, Chikungunya

Puducherry | July 7, 2022 1:55:47 AM IST
In order to control Dengue and Chikungunya, ICMR-Vector Control Research Centre (VCRC) developed special female mosquitoes that will mate with males and produce larvae that do not carry these viruses.... read..

ICMR- VCRC develops bacteria-infected mosquitoes to control dengue strains

By Shalini Bhardwaj

Pondicherry (Puducherry) | July 5, 2022 11:26:50 PM IST
With an aim to control dengue strains, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and Vector Control Research Centre (VCRC) developed two mosquito colonies infected with bacteria for dengue control.... read..

Agnipath protests: Section 144 in Narnaul, Palwal; Internet suspended in Ballabgarh

Mahendragarh (Haryana) | June 17, 2022 3:26:15 PM IST
The agitation against the Centre's Agnipath scheme continued for the second consecutive day in Haryana. Protests erupted at Hero Honda Chowk in the Narnaul of Haryana's Mahendragarh district on Friday.... read..

Puducherry schools to reopen on June 23: Minister

Puducherry |Tuesday, 2022 3:15:10 AM IST
Puducherry's Education Minister A. Namassivayam on Monday said that schools in the Union Territory will reopen on June 23 after summer vacations.... read..

Puducherry Lt Guv takes major decisions to curb tuberculosis in UT

Puducherry | May 30, 2022 11:54:43 PM IST
Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan on Monday decided to conduct a door-to-door survey to screen people suffering from not only tuberculosis but also from other major non-communicable diseases while also looking for post-COVID status... read..

DMK, MDMK, PMK up in arm against JIPMER circular on Hindi use

Puducherry |Tuesday, 2022 1:45:10 AM IST
Various opposition parties in Puducherry, including the DMK, the MDMK, and the PMK have come out strongly against a circular of the Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER) that said that entries in service books must ... read..

Tribute paid to World War II fallen soldiers at French War Memorial in Puducherry

Puducherry | May 8, 2022 1:54:06 PM IST
National Day of Commemoration of the Victory on May 8, 1945, the end of the second world war, was observed at the French War Memorial in Puducherry on Sunday.... read..

Puducherry government full of brokers, alleges Narayanasamy

Puducherry | May 8, 2022 1:24:27 AM IST
Former Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy has expressed concern over law and order situation in the union territory and alleged that it was difficult for people to meet ministers and they have to "go through brokers".... read..

No fresh Covid-19 cases in Puducherry

Puducherry |Tuesday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
Puducherry on Monday reported no fresh Covid-19 cases.... read..

Sri Aurobindo's philosophy helps one understand India's soul: Amit Shah

Puducherry |Monday, 2022 6:15:38 AM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah said that to understand the soul of India, the philosophy of Sri Aurobindo has to be studied in detail. He said this on Sunday while speaking on the occasion of the 150th birth anniversary celebrations of Sri Aurobindo.... read..

Puducherry: Amit Shah visits Mahakavi Bharathiyar Memorial Museum

Puducherry | April 24, 2022 9:29:56 PM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah visited Mahakavi Bharathiyar Memorial Museum in Puducherry on Sunday.... read..

Amit Shah suggests reading Sri Aurobindo to understand India's soul

Puducherry | April 24, 2022 9:27:14 PM IST
Underlining that culture is common thread binding all corners of the country, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday said that one has to listen and read Indian poet and philosopher Sri Aurobindo to understand the soul of India.... read..

Puducherry reports zero Covid-19 cases

Puducherry |Friday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
Puducherry reported zero Covid 19 cases on Thursday after a span of nine days, with one patient also recovering, its Health Department said in a statement.... read..

Devotees take out procession in Puducherry depicting Jesus Christ's last hours

Puducherry | April 15, 2022 9:22:42 PM IST
On the occasion of Good Friday, devotees took out a procession in Puducherry depicting Jesus Christ's last hours.... read..

Voting for French Presidential election underway in Puducherry

Puducherry | April 10, 2022 6:54:56 PM IST
The voting for the first round of the French Presidential elections is underway in the Union Territory of Puducherry with over 4,000 French citizens residing in the former colony expected to exercise their franchise.... read..

PM Modi's 'Pariksha Pe Charcha' programme will boost morale of young students: Puducherry LG

Puducherry | March 31, 2022 10:52:41 PM IST
Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan on Thursday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Pariksha Pe Charcha' programme will be a morale booster for young students.... read..

Flight services to Hyderabad, Bengaluru will boost tourism sector in Puducherry: Lt Governor

Puducherry | March 28, 2022 11:54:01 AM IST
Flight services from Puducherry to Hyderabad and Bengaluru resumed on Sunday after being suspended for two years following the outbreak of the pandemic Covid-19.... read..

Indian Army contingent arrives in Seychelles for joint military exercise

Mahe | March 21, 2022 5:52:02 PM IST
The Indian Embassy in Seychelles said that the Indian Army contingent arrived in Mahe, the largest island of Seychelles, on Monday morning, for the 9th edition of India-Seychelles joint military training, "Exercise LAMITIYE".... read..

Primary schools re-open for physical classes in Puducherry

Kombakkam (Puducherry) | March 14, 2022 5:21:25 PM IST
Visuals surpass as schools reopen physical classes for primary class students in Puducherry on Monday.... read..

Puducherry: Schools for LKG and UKG classes to reopen from March 14

Puducherry | March 13, 2022 2:51:55 AM IST
Puducherry Education Minister A Namassivayam on Saturday said that schools will reopen from March 14 for LKG and UKG classes.... read..

Puducherry hikes salaries of doctors, nurses and other NRHM staff

Puducherry |Friday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
The Union Territory of Puducherry on Thursday announced a hike in the salaries of doctors, nurses and other medical staff under the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) who are working for several years on contract basis.... read..

Iconic pier at Rock beach in Puducherry collapses due to high waves

Puducherry | March 6, 2022 9:51:36 AM IST
Puducherry's iconic pier at the Rock beach collapsed partially on Saturday night due to high waves as a result of deep depression over the Bay of Bengal.... read..

Airlift stranded students from Ukraine, Puducherry CM appeals to Centre

Puducherry |Tuesday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
Puducherry Chief Minister N. Rangasamy has written to External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar, appealing to the government of India to airlift students from the Union Territory who are stranded in war-torn Ukraine.... read..

Puducherry Assembly adjourned sine die after meeting for 22 mins

Puducherry | February 23, 2022 3:22:00 PM IST
The Puducherry Assembly was adjourned sine die after a brief session of 22 minutes on Wednesday.... read..

Tamilisai Soundararajan completes one year in office, counts COVID-19 management as achievement

Puducherry | February 19, 2022 11:51:20 AM IST
Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan has expressed gratitude to Prime Minister Narendra Modi after completing one year in the office, stating that she could manage the Covid-19 pandemic better because of her medical profession background... read..

Hunar Haat spreads wings, Puducherry hosts 36th edition

Puducherry | February 13, 2022 1:20:42 PM IST
Puducherry Chief Minister N Rangaswamy and Union Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting L Murugan on Saturday inaugurated the 36th "Hunar Haat" in the Union Territory.... read..

Hunar Haat spreads wings, Puducherry hosts 37th edition

Puducherry | February 13, 2022 10:50:39 AM IST
Puducherry Chief Minister N Rangaswamy and Union Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting L Murugan on Saturday inaugurated the 36th "Hunar Haat" in the Union Territory.... read..

Puducherry LG unfurls national flag on Republic Day

Puducherry | January 26, 2022 3:20:41 PM IST
Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan on Wednesday unfurled the national flag on the occasion of Republic Day.... read..

Auroville board to implement master township plan amid row

Puducherry |Monday, 2022 5:15:08 PM IST
The Governing Board of the Auroville foundation here has decided to expeditiously push for implementing the Auroville Township Master plan despite opposition from the residents.... read..

Puducherry reports 1,849 new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours

Puducherry | January 19, 2022 6:50:06 PM IST
Puducherry reported 1,849 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, said the health department on Wednesday.... read..

Puducherry schools, colleges shut till January 31 due to rise in Covid cases

Puducherry | January 18, 2022 9:21:13 PM IST
Puducherry schools and colleges will remain closed for the students till January 31 amid rising COVID-19 cases, informed Education Minister A Namasviyam.... read..

30 health officials in Puducherry test Covid positive

Puducherry |Monday, 2022 4:15:08 PM IST
The Puducherry health department said that 30 health officials, including doctors, have tested positive for Covid-19 in the past week.... read..

Puducherry logs 1,160 new COVID-19 cases

Puducherry | January 16, 2022 12:50:14 PM IST
A total of 1,160 fresh COVID-19 cases were reported in Puducherry on Sunday with a test positivity at 43.66 per cent.... read..

PM inaugurates National Youth Festival virtually

Puducherry |Thursday, 2022 3:15:08 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday virtually inaugurated the 25th National Youth Festival as part of the Swami Vivekananda birth anniversary at Puducherry. He called upon the youths to adopt the new mantra of India, Compete and Conquer, and asked t... read..

Good health is important for all, not only for sportspersons: Hockey captain Rani Rampal

Puducherry | January 12, 2022 9:21:08 PM IST
Captain of the Indian women's hockey team Rani Rampal had a word of advise for youth of India - strive for fitness as good health is very important for all, not only for sportspersons.... read..

Puducherry: Schools for class 1 to 9 to remain closed amid rising COVID-19 cases

Puducherry | January 10, 2022 5:50:42 AM IST
Amid rising cases of COVID-19, all the physical classes for students of classes 1 to 9 to remain closed in the union territory, the Puducherry government informed on Sunday.... read..

Puducherry: BJP delegation meets Lt Governor, submits memorandum over PM's security breach in Punjab

Puducherry | January 8, 2022 6:49:59 AM IST
A delegation of Puducherry Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders called on Lieutenant Governor Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan on Friday and submitted a memorandum regarding the security breach during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Punjab visit.... read..

Puducherry announces new curbs as Covid surges

Puducherry |Friday, 2022 3:15:07 AM IST
The administration of the Union Territory of Puducherry has issued orders imposing new restrictions in the four regions of the territory following surge in Covid-19 cases and the third wave of the pandemic. The order comes into immediate effect and will b... read..

CPI wants youth festival at Puducherry to be postponed

Puducherry |Friday, 2022 2:45:07 AM IST
The Communist Party of India (CPI) has urged that the National Youth Festival scheduled to be held in Puducherry on January 12 be postponed in the wake of rising Covid-19 cases.... read..

Covid surge: PM cancels Puducherry visit

Puducherry |Friday, 2022 9:15:08 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who was to inaugurate the National youth festival at Puducherry on January 12, has cancelled his visit due to a surge in Covid cases in the Union Territory (UT) and Tamil Nadu.... read..

Puducherry govt imposes COVID restrictions; malls, markets to operate with 50 pc capacity

Puducherry | January 6, 2022 8:19:52 PM IST
In view of the surge in Omicron cases of coronavirus and the existing threat of possible COVID-19 third wave in the union territory, Puducherry government imposed additional restrictions with malls and markets allowed to operate with not more than 50 perc... read..

PM Modi to inaugurate National Youth Festival in Puducherry on Jan 12

Puducherry |Wednesday, 2022 3:15:07 AM IST
Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan said on Tuesday that Prime Minister Narendra Modi would inaugurate the 25th National Youth Festival in the Union Territory on January 12 as part of the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda.... read..

Puducherry to inoculate all eligible children in 15 days

Puducherry |Monday, 2022 10:15:09 PM IST
The Public health department of Puducherry will vaccinate children in the 15-18 age group within 15 days of the commencement of the vaccination on Monday.... read..

Puducherry govt hoodwinking people on statehood: Narayanasamy

Puducherry |Sunday, 2022 3:15:08 AM IST
Senior Congress leader and former Chief Minister of Puducherry, V. Narayanasamy lashed out at the NDA government in the union territory stating that the government is hoodwinking people by promising statehood.... read..

Eco warriors of UoH, PU join hands for Puducherry beach clean-up drive

Puducherry |Saturday, 2022 7:45:08 PM IST
Coinciding with the year-end festivities, a band of ecological enthusiasts from University of Hyderabad (UoH)and Pondicherry University (PU) are working to clean up the mess and help marine life, along the Puducherry coast.... read..

Former Puducherry CM offers prayers at church to mark New Year 2022

Puducherry | January 1, 2022 6:20:13 AM IST
Former Chief Minister of Puducherry V Narayanasamy on Saturday offered prayers at a church in the union territory to mark the New Year 2022.... read..

Puducherry imposes night curfew till Jan 31 amid Omicron scare

Puducherry | December 31, 2021 1:50:03 PM IST
As the Omicron cases are rising in the Union Territory of Puducherry, the government has imposed night curfew with immediate effect from 11:00 pm till 5:00 am till January 31, 2022, except on the occasion of Vaikunta Ekadashi.... read..

Puducherry to usher in New Year under strict Covid measures

Puducherry |Friday, 2021 11:15:08 PM IST
Puducherry is gearing up for the New Year festivities even as strict Covid protocols have been put in place.... read..
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