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Teen gathering coconuts for teacher dies of electrocution 

Arasu and his classmate Athi (16) of Nallorpalayam village accompanied their teacher K Prabagaran (32) to the latter’s in-laws’ house at Oraiyur village to gather coconuts.

24 Nov 2022

‘Quack’ held after woman dies during abortion bid

Doctors declared her dead on arrival and suspected bleeding due to abortion as the cause.

23 Nov 2022

Godsent hands with a strong will

Verammal did not give up hope. She raised her grandchild, born with disabilities, to become the first graduate in the family.

20 Nov 2022

Boy drowns in rainwater in open pit dug up for bus stop near Vijayamanagaram in TN

“The boy went out of his home to play with friends in the afternoon. After nearly an hour, villagers found his body floating in rainwater in the pit,” police said.

09 Nov 2022

For warden of wheels, road safety is a life mission

The panoramic recognition due, in due course of time, came his way in 2000 in the form of the National Award for Road Safety.

30 Oct 2022

This Pondy café dishes out hope to special kids

Writer’s Café is giving a chance to three special teenagers.

16 Oct 2022

 Puducherry electricity staff call off stir following talks with CM

Following talks with Chief Minister N Rangasamy, electricity department employees on Monday evening called off their strike on the sixth day.

04 Oct 2022

Power staff strike plunges Pondy into darkness, L-G warns of ESMA action

While power supply was restored at most places by late Saturday, outages continued on Sunday in some parts of Villiyanur and Ariyapalayam.

03 Oct 2022

Soon Puducherry to get medical university, says Chief Minister N Rangasamy

Action will be taken to develop infrastructure at the Government Engineering College at Karaikal, he said.

03 Oct 2022

Teachers must help bring out students talent, says Union Minister  

In his presidential address, Pradhan said, "The professor instructing students must help them understand that psychology is the basic essence of education.

03 Oct 2022

Children’s dear drama doyen

As the curtain rises on the makeshift stage, a man clad in the colourful hues of his clown costume makes an appearance.

25 Sep 2022

Wedding no cause for cheer to Puducherry motorists 

Even the vehicles of VIPs and ambulances caught in the jams, honking away, near marriage halls has become a regular sight in the Union Territory.

12 Sep 2022

Senior journalist Savithri Kannan gets booked in Kallakurichi death case

Senior journalist Savithri Kannan was booked by Kallakurichi police cyber crime cell and detained for questioning on Sunday.

12 Sep 2022

Tamil Nadu: Techie uses marriage fund to give village, a road

Nallavur is a village of 350 families about 18km from Vanur in Villupuram district. It has seven streets and nearly 50 families, including Chandrasekaran’s kin, live on Eswaran Koil Street. 

22 Aug 2022

Kallakurichi riot: Booked on false charge, say siblings

A senior police official from Kallakurichi said the duo was arrested from the spot immediately after the riot.

21 Aug 2022