Spa owner, 40 customers booked under POCSO 

Police also rescued 10 women involved in the flesh trade that was being operated at the spa. 

published on : 25th October 2021

SFI organises protest calling for reopening of Pondicherry University campus

According to the protestors, most central universities have either reopened or at least released a notification. But the administration of PU has not even responded to their request.

published on : 14th September 2021

Educational institutions in Puducherry fare poorly in NIRF rankings

Even in the University category, among the top 100 Universities of the country, Pondicherry University has occupied 58th rank with an abysmally low score of 44.36.

published on : 12th September 2021

Petrol prices in Puducherry slashed by Rs 2.43 per litre, price comes down below Rs 100  

Lt. Governor has also accorded approval for enhancement of quantum of financial assistance to the differently abled persons.

published on : 25th August 2021

Pondicherry University seeks additional land for extension of campus in Karaikal, Mahe

In response to the representation made by Vice Chancellor Prof. Gurmeet Singh, the Lieutenant Governor Tamlisai Soundararajan agreed to look into the matter expeditiously and positively

published on : 4th August 2021

Pondicherry University grants NOC to Lakshadweep to start vocational and diploma courses

Lakshadweep proposed to introduce a three-year UG course and one-year diploma programmes from the upcoming academic year -- 2021-2022 -- with the affiliation of Pondicherry University.

published on : 22nd July 2021

Pondicherry University to conduct all examinations online from July 19

The university has directed principals to send question papers through e-mail. After three hours, students are expected to scan the papers written by them and send them to the principals.

published on : 16th July 2021

Puducherry ministers sworn in, BJP enters government

MLAs of AINRC, BJP, independent MLAs as well as opposition Congress MLA Ramesh Parambath from Mahe were present on the occasion.

published on : 27th June 2021

Puducherry reports 355 fresh coronavirus cases, total tally at 1.13 lakh

With five more people succumbing to the disease the toll rose to 1,696.

published on : 15th June 2021

Malls, liquor shops shut as Puducherry extends lockdown from May 10 to 24

In addition to the night curfew from 10 P.M. to 5 A.M. every day, shopping complexes and malls will remain shut and only some essentials will remain open, according to an order issued by govt. 

published on : 8th May 2021

N Rangasamy to be sworn in as Chief Minister of Puducherry on May 7

On approval by the President, Ranagasamy will be invited for the swearing in by the Lt Governor.

published on : 5th May 2021

Rangasamy to be sworn in as Chief Minister of first NDA govt in Puducherry

The NDA which fought the elections under N Rangasamy, though had not announced their Chief Ministerial candidate before the poll, decided on Rangasamy as the leader of the NDA on Monday.

published on : 3rd May 2021

Pondicherry University closes down for five days in bid to curb spike in COVID-19 cases

The university has also asked all PhD scholars and inmates who are presently residing in the hostels to vacate the hostels at the earliest, not later than April 25

published on : 22nd April 2021

Centre 'lets down' Puducherry without sanctioning funds to battle COVID-19: CM

Narayanasamy said he would bring to the notice of Prime Minister Narendra Modi the hardships caused by the Centre without sanctioning funds to tackle the pandemic situation.

published on : 14th June 2020

Bedi impedes implementation of free rice scheme by taking 'negative stand': Pondicherry CM

Welfare Minister M Kandasamy claimed that because of Bedi's 'negative stand' the rice scheme was suffering hiccups and could not be implemented regularly every month.

published on : 5th September 2019
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