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Tag: Puducherry

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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Diwali 2021
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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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.

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…

Assembly Polls 2021: Voting On 475 Seats Begins In Bengal, Assam, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Puducherry

Voting began across 475 seats in West Bengal, Assam, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, and Puducherry today, at 7 am. Polling begins for 31 seats in third phase of Bengal elections Polling…

Puducherry CM V Narayanasamy Resigns As Cong-led Government Falls Ahead Of Floor Test

Puducherry: Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy on Monday resigned after his Congress-led government collapsed just before facing the floor test in the Assembly. After the dramatic walkout by Narayanasamy and his MLAs, Speaker V. P. Sivakozhundu announced that the government has lost its majority. Narayanasamy later submitted his resignation to in-charge Lieutenant Governor Tamilisai Soundarrajan. […]

Medical Team From Odisha Visits Puducherry To Examine Litterateur Manoj Das’s Health

Bhubaneswar: A medical team headed by Professor Biranchi Narayan Mohapatra on Tuesday visited Puducherry to examine the health condition of eminent litterateur and Padma Bhushan Manoj Das. Das has been under treatment at a nursing home at Sri Aurobinda Ashram in Puducherry for the last three months due to old-age related ailments. At present, a […]

JIPMER Docs Engaged In Manoj Das' Treatment In Puducherry

Bhubaneswar: A four-member team of doctors from Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER) at Puducherry is monitoring the health condition of eminent litterateur Manoj Das who has been under treatment for last three months due to old-age related ailments. Union Minister of State for Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries, Pratap Chandra Sarangi […]

Cyclone Nivar: Estimated Loss In Puducherry Put At Rs 400 Crore
Cyclone Nivar: Estimated Loss In Puducherry Put At Rs 400 Crore

Puducherry: The estimated loss to agriculture and other sectors due to cyclone Nivar has been tentatively put at Rs 400 crore and a full assessment is being made, Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy said on Thursday after visiting localities affected by the cyclonic storm when it made landfall in the early hours. Paddy crops over […]

Cyclone Nivar Updates: Amit Shah Assures Tamil Nadu, Puducherry CMs Of All Possible Help

New Delhi:  spoke to Tamil Nadu and Puducherry Chief Ministers Edappadi K. Palaniswami and V. Narayanasamy respectively and took stock of the situation in the wake of Cyclone Nivar on Thursday. In the telephonic conversation, the Home Minister assured both the Chief Ministers of all possible help from the Centre. “We are closely monitoring the […]

Cyclone Nivar Makes Landfall Near Puducherry, Weakens Into Severe Cyclonic Storm

Chennai: Very severe cyclonic storm Nivar made landfall near Puducherry in the early hours of Thursday, bringing heavy rains to the union territory and neighbouring Tamil Nadu, India Meteorological Department (IMD) officials said. Nivar weakened into a severe cyclonic storm after it crossed coast near Puducherry, the IMD said. There were no reports of loss […]

Cyclone Nivar Likely To Cross Coast Tonight, One More Day Holiday Declared In Tamil Nadu

Chennai: Severe cyclone ‘Nivar’ would intensify into a very severe cyclonic storm and it is likely to cross the coast between Tamil Nadu and Puducherry before dawn on Thursday, the India Meteorological Department said. Chief Minister K Palaniswami, meanwhile, declared Thursday a public holiday for 13 districts including Chennai, Vellore, Cuddalore, Villupuram, Nagapattinam,Tiruvarur, Chengelpet and […]

Deep Depression Intensifies Into Cyclone Nivar; Tamil Nadu And Puducherry Coasts On Red Alert

Bhubaneswar: The deep depression over southwest Bay of Bengal intensified into a cyclonic storm ‘Nivar’, said India Meteorological Department on Tuesday. As per a statement released by the IMD, the cyclonic storm Nivar will further intensify into ‘severe Cyclonic storm’ before crossing Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coasts on November 25 evening. It is pertinent to […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]