Puducherry's maritime history to be showcased at Greco Roman trading centre of Arikamedu

Excavations carried out here uncovered substantial evidence of a Roman trading settlement including amphorae, lamps, glassware, coins, beads made of stone, glass and gold, and gems

14 Dec 2021

After Delhi and Tamil Nadu, Puducherry to soon introduce free bus travel for women

A proposal to procure around 50 buses has been sent to the Centre, said the minister. Once the buses are procured and ready for plying, an order for free travel facility for women would be issued.

13 Dec 2021

New Special Tourism Zone at Puducherry’s Old Port premises

The large open space of about three to four acres in between would be landscaped for multipurpose use and the old pier would also get a facelift, the minister said.

11 Dec 2021

Puducherry power staff won’t attend talks with govt 

The protest committee demanded clarity on whether the UT government has decided to privatise the PED or corporatise it.

09 Dec 2021

Puducherry gets action plan to eliminate single-use plastics

Plastic waste forms more than 10 percent of the total waste generated in UT, as identified by Central Pollution Control Board (CPCC).

02 Dec 2021

Puducherry farmer loses seven calves in three days due to FMD, stages sit-in against ‘apathy’

Accuses Pondy government of negligence and lethargy in vaccinating cattle against FMD

30 Nov 2021

Puducherry govt urges Centre to set up HC bench in Union territory amid huge backlog of cases

“The Union Minister was very positive and has promised to take it up with the Prime Minister and Home Minister,” said Lakshminarayanan

25 Nov 2021

Will picket Secretariat if demands are not met, warn Puducherry MLAs

They told the Chief Secretary that if he fails to address the issues they would resort to picking the Secretariat.

25 Nov 2021

Central team assesses damages caused to coastline, crops after heavy rains in Puducherry

The central team visited the Pillaichavady coastal area, where it was shown the damages caused by sea erosion. Around 300 metres of coastline was washed away along with a road and coconut trees.

23 Nov 2021

Bridge across Sankarabarani on Puducherry-Villupuram National Highway closed as river overflows

There are two other bridges across the Sankarabarani, but the river water is not overflowing on them as these are at a higher level, PWD CE Sathiyamurthy told The New Indian Express

19 Nov 2021

Four residents of Andhra arrested by Puducherry police for theft in buses using abducted child

The police while recovering the stolen money and jewellery from Manju and Lalitha in two cases of theft  are now investigating to find the biological parents of the child.

10 Nov 2021

NEET stories: Caught between Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, this youth's medical dreams are in doubt

R Manikandan made his second attempt at the exam this year, after a heartbreak that the 'technicalities' in the administration of Puducherry and Tamil Nadu gave him last year.

04 Nov 2021

Puducherry government to bring in MCOCA to tackle rising cases of organised crime

In the wake of three daring murders in the last two weeks, the law and order situation in Puducherry has been shaken

02 Nov 2021

10% of patients who recovered from Covid had persistent symptoms for months: Puducherry study

The findings were presented virtually in the 10th Southeast Asia and Western Pacific Biregional TEPHINET scientific conference, being held in Taiwan from November 1-4

01 Nov 2021

Violence at Puducherry telecom tower manufacturing firm after worker's death, two cops injured

A police vehicle was smashed and overturned while the windshields of a few company vehicles were damaged in the violence

22 Oct 2021