Debjani Dutta

Puducherry to pay MBBS fee of 10 per cent quota students 

Sources in CENTAC said this year, only 20 NEET-qualified government students have been eligible for admissions under the 10% quota.

22 Sep 2023

Dengue cases tripled in Puducherry in three months, says report

According to statistics from the health department, a total of 1,175 Dengue cases have been reported till September 13.

15 Sep 2023

Bharathiyar's idea of Bharat Mata now a statue in Puducherry 

Bhrathiyar's vision was to create a statue that embodied the entire Indian landscape, including a majestic golden crown symbolising the Himalayas, which would adorn the head of Bharat Mata.

07 Sep 2023

Pondy's commercial tax collection records 21% growth in fiscal 2023-24

The cumulative revenue from April to July reached Rs 780.46 crore, a substantial rise from Rs 645.51 crore recorded in the corresponding time frame in 2022.

01 Sep 2023

Puducherry seeks release of Cauvery water from Karnataka and Tamil Nadu to Karaikal

According to PWD Minister Lakshminarayanan the water shortage could adversely impact the Kuruvai crop season.

30 Aug 2023

Madras High Court restrains Puducherry govt from enforcing new fee order for medical studies

The Centralised Admission Committee of the Puducherry Government (CENTAC), responsible for fee collection, has been instructed to follow the fee structure prevailing prior to the August 18 order

27 Aug 2023

Puducherry Minister seeks Centre's assistance as flight connectivity suspended for past two months

According to sources, in order to operate special flights to Jeddah for Haj pilgrims, SpiceJet withdrew some Boeing flights on certain sectors.

23 Aug 2023

 24 people lost Rs 72 lakh in four days to online scam, says Puducherry cybercrime wing

Among those defrauded, include a retired headmaster, an HR manager, and an IT professional.

22 Aug 2023

Uyir Thuli: Brothers in arms to save lives

The doctors said they had run out of the blood type. Alamelu, devastated, ran from pillar to post trying to find blood.

13 Aug 2023

Five new apps to ensure efficient governance in Puducherry

Through the app, the duration for beneficiary identification will dramatically reduce from a week to a few hours.

09 Aug 2023

Bahour fire doused, land grab worry continues to rage in Puducherry

Experts, however, argue that the Puducherry government is responsible for evicting encroachers, even though the land pattas were issued by previous regimes.

05 Aug 2023

Major fire breaks out in Bahour tank, threatening migratory bird habitat and wetland ecosystem

As the fire continued for nearly 12 hours till noon, fire service personnel from both regions rushed to the scene, struggling to douse the flames that relentlessly spread through the area.

03 Aug 2023

Strictly implement ban on wholesale fish auctions in Goubert Market area, says Madras HC

Citing resistance from traders as an invalid reason for non-compliance, Justice Venkatesh directed the SSP to implement the ban.

28 Jul 2023

No statehood resolution received from Puducherry, says Ministry of Home Affairs

However, the department related parliamentary standing committee for home affairs had recommended statehood for Puducherry in its 121st report, he said.

27 Jul 2023

Pondy’s ‘Aura’ handcrafted behind bars

The UT prison — Auro model project collaboration helps inmates earn a livelihood by training them in crafts & selling products in markets in India and abroad

02 Jul 2023