Tag: Puducherry

Influenza cases on the rise: Classes 1-8 in Puducherry shut till Sep 25

The officials added that most of the children are arriving with high fever and cough and the spread is on the rise.

  • Sunday, 18 September 2022
Bakery Unit Makes Chocolate Statue Of Renowned Writer Subramania Bharathi As Tribute
Bakery Unit Makes Chocolate Statue Of Renowned Writer Subramania Bharathi As Tribute

This may be looking like an ordinary statue but it’s not. This is a chocolate statue of renowned Tamil writer Subramania Bharathi made by ZUKA, a chocolate shop in Puducherry. It took around 104 hours to create this statue which is 6.6 ft tall and weighs 488 kg.

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  • Friday, 17 December 2021
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Diwali 2021: Big Discount On Firecrackers! Festive Spirit At Peak As Govt Allows Sale After 3 Years

The Diwali festive spirit is at its peak in Puducherry as the government has allowed the sale of firecrackers in the area after as long as three years. To add to the delight of locals, Papsco crackers, which is a government agency, has set up shops across the Union Territory to sell firecrackers at subsidized prices.

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  • Wednesday, 27 October 2021
JIPMER MBBS 2018: Online Registration To Begin on March 7

New Delhi: The Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry (JIPMER) will begin online registration for the MBBS entrance exam 2018 on March 7. The registration process wil continue till April 13. Last year, the registration had begun on March 27 last year. As per a notification issued by the JIPMER, the MBBS […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Get ready for revision of fuel prices every day, soon

With the state-owned oil companies planning to implement daily revision of fuel price in five cities from May 1, the same will have a nationwide roll out soon after. In the first phase, the ‘daily dynamic pricing’ scheme will be implemented in Puducherry, Vizag, Udaipur, Jamshedpur and Chandigarh. Currently, state refiners Indian Oil Corporation, Bharat […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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3 PSUs to open 5,125 new petrol bunks in TN, Puducherry

Chennai: Three public sector oil marketing companies have decided to expand their retail network by adding about 5,125 new outlets in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry over the next two years, a senior official of the Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) said on Sunday. The three companies are IOC, Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd., and Bharat Petroleum Corporation […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
Cyclone Gaja to cross Tamil Nadu coast by today evening

Chennai: Cyclone Gaja centred over Bay of Bengal is likely to intensify into a severe cyclonic storm and cross Tamil Nadu coast between Pamban and Cuddalore on Thursday evening or night, the Met said. The wind speed would be about 80-90 kmph gusting at 100 kmph, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said. In its Thursday […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
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Suicide Squad star Margot Robbie to next play Queen Elizabeth

Los Angeles: Actress Margot Robbie has been roped in to play Queen Elizabeth in upcoming drama film “Mary Queen of Scots”. Besides Robbie, the movie will feature Saoirse Ronan as Mary Stuart. “Mary Queen of Scots” will take on the historical family rivalry between Elizabeth and Mary, when the latter attempted to overthrow her cousin’s […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Pondy given status on par with States by Finance Commission:CM

Puducherry: Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy today said the Union Territory has been accorded status on par with states by the Finance Commission enabling it to receive funds like any other state. Speaking to reporters here, he said, “As a result of our sustained efforts the Centre has now treated Puducherry on par with states […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Bedi thanks CBI for 'demolishing' corruption in medical admissions

Puducherry: Puducherry Lt-Governor Kiran Bedi said today the CBI has “demolished an historical complex” of corruption in medical college admissions, after the agency registered cases against two IAS officers and 11 government officials. She thanked the investigating agency for its efforts in uncovering the alleged irregularities in admission procedures for Post Graduate medical courses in […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
N. Rangasamy Takes Oath As Puducherry Chief Minister
N. Rangasamy Sworn In As Puducherry Chief Minister

N. Rangasamy on Friday was sworn in as the Chief Minister of Puducherry. Lt. Governor of Puducherry, Tamilasai Soundararajan administered the oath of office and secrecy to Rangasamy.

  • Friday, 07 May 2021
MV Act: Driving Without Helmet Will Now Lead To DL Cancellation In Odisha
30,000 motorcyclists booked for not wearing helmets in Puducherry

Puducherry: Around 30,000 people have been booked for riding motorcycles without wearing helmets in the Union Territory of Puducherry since February 11, a senior police officer said. The officer said traffic policemen have been noting down registration numbers of motorcycles when they come across the riders without helmets. Court summons will be issued to the […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
CVoter Exit Poll: NDA, UPA Poised For Photo-Finish In Assam; LDF To Retain In Kerala
CVoter Exit Poll: NDA, UPA Poised For Photo-Finish In Assam; LDF To Retain In Kerala

New Delhi: Assam is heading for a photo-finish in the Assembly elections with the UPA looking poised to close the gap with the ruling NDA. As per the CVoter Exit…

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
Cyclonic Storm Likely Over Bay Of Bengal; Alert For Tamil Nadu & Puducherry Coasts

Bhubaneswar: The low pressure area over southwest and adjoining southeast Bay of Bengal has become well marked low pressure area and persists over the same region, said India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday. As per the latest IMD bulletin, the system is likely to concentrate into a depression over Southwest Bay of Bengal during next […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
Cyclone Alert For Tamil Nadu & Puducherry Coasts; Odisha To Witness Heavy Rainfall

Bhubaneswar: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday issued cyclone warning for Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coasts. As per the latest bulletin, the Depression over southwest and adjoining southeast Bay of Bengal moved nearly north-westwards in past six hours and lay centred at about 600 km south-southeast of Puducherry and 630 km south-southeast of Chennai. […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021