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Parties raise voice against 'imposing' Hindi on JIPMER

May 12, 2022 9:32 am

Congress leader V Narayanasamy displayed a copy of the order of the institute said there was a clear direction that registers, service books of employees and pension books be in Hindi.

Puducherry to host four day beach festival in April

April 07, 2022 1:46 pm

Tourism minister K Lakshminarayanan announced the upcoming event at a press conference and stated that the festival will have events ranging from fashion, music, food, entertainment, cultural performances to much more.

Puducherry to host four-day beach festival to boost tourism

April 06, 2022 2:24 pm

The Union territory of Puducherry has reported no cases of Covid-19 in the past few weeks.

As Adishakti turns 40, remembering Veenapani Chawla who rescued theatre from the spoken word and gave the body full play

April 03, 2022 6:51 pm

The methodology of the late founder of the Auroville-based Adishakti Theatre Arts, who fused Sri Aurobindo’s philosophy with myriad folk performance art, entails a long gestation process, focus on breath, no linear narrative, actors playing multiple roles, and stories meshing into one another

'Intention was to establish my idea of a woman": Behind video of Puducherry minister as goddess

March 09, 2022 3:44 pm

Puducherry Transport Minister Chandira Priyanga, 33, is only the second-ever woman minister in the cabinet since the union territory came into existence in 1954.

No fresh cases in Puducherry for first time since Covid-19 outbreak

March 07, 2022 10:17 pm

Meanwhile, Tamil Nadu logged 158 cases on Monday, taking the overall tally to 34,51,171.

Tamil Nadu reports 292 fresh Covid cases, one death

March 04, 2022 8:41 am

The Union Territory of Puducherry recorded seven fresh Covid-19 infections as the overall tally went up to 1,65,738.

Schools, colleges in Puducherry to remain closed till January 31 due to pandemic: Minister

January 19, 2022 10:34 am

🔴 A Namassivayam told reporters after holding discussions with officials of the Health and Education Departments earlier that colleges also would remain closed till this month-end.

Puducherry Lt Governor plays good samaritan, helps injured woman in Chennai get hospitalised

January 15, 2022 11:26 am

🔴 The Lieutant Governor herself checked the health condition of the woman inside the ambulance before she was taken to the hospital.


Express Wanderlust: Why the coastal town of Puducherry should be on your must-visit list

November 21, 2019 6:04 pm

This beautifully-built town is the love child of French and Indian cultures. An amalgamation of both the worlds, the southern union territory continues to interest tourists — peace seekers, wayfarers, photography enthusiasts and food lovers. About time you visited (or revisited) this unique town.

Thousands evacuated as Cyclone Gaja wreaks havoc in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry

November 17, 2018 12:34 pm

The severe cyclonic storm ‘Gaja’ crossed the Tamil Nadu coast between Nagapattinam and Vedaranniyam early Friday morning with wind speeds gusting up to 120 kmph


Ten die as bus overturns in TN

January 08, 2016 11:55 am

Tirunelveli, Jan 08 (ANI): At least 10 people died and more than 15 others were injured after a bus turned turtle in Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu on Friday. The bus had started its journey from Puducherry and was headed to Kerala when it met with the accident. Rescue team and police reached the spot as soon as they learnt about the incident and rushed injured people to a nearby hospital.