Pondicherry

  • Madras High Court quashes Puducherry govt order on a law college 15-08-2013 06:28 AM

    Chennai: The Madras High Court on Wednesday quashed a Puducherry government order transferring the control of Government Law College from the Education Department to Law Department and set December 31 deadline to provide required infrastructure to the institute. Justice K K Sasidharan who set aside the January 27, 2000 order...
  • Ang Lee's 'Life of Pi' collects Rs 13.66 cr over weekend 28-11-2012 03:24 PM

    With the film having such a strong desi connect, Fox Star Studios released the film in four languages in India - English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu, and in two versions - 2D and 3D. ...
  • Lee: I've given my sweat and blood for Life of Pi 29-10-2012 03:14 PM

    Mumbai: Oscar winning director Ang Lee, who is here to promote his upcoming 3D venture 'Life of Pi', says, he had a adventurous time shooting some portions of the film in India and insists there is no gain without pain. The Taiwanese-born American director, 58, is in India for the...
  • Central team to visit cyclone-hit TN, Puducherry 05-01-2012 10:10 PM

    New Delhi: Centre on Thursday constituted an inter-ministerial team to make an on-the-spot assessment of the situation in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry in the wake of the 'Thane' cyclone. The delegation led by the Home Ministry will consist of representatives from the the Ministries of Agriculture, Animal Husbandry and Dairying...
  • Cyclone-hit TN: People making quick buck 02-01-2012 11:27 PM

    Cuddalore (TN): Shrewd operators in cyclone Thane devastated Cuddalore district have cashed in on people's woes to make money, asking for exorbitant rates to bring in generators to fill water tanks and steeply charging to charge mobile phones. "It's very difficult to get generators to fill water tanks. Generator suppliers...
  • Karunanidhi to visit cyclone-hit areas on Wed 02-01-2012 11:11 PM

    Chennai: DMK president and former Tamil Nadu chief minister M Karunanidhi will on Wednesday tour the state's districts devastated by Cyclone Thane, the party said Monday. Former party legislator T Velmurugan has, meanwhile, demanded the army to be called in to carry out for relief and rehabilitation. In a statement...
  • Dark new year for cyclone-hit districts in TN 01-01-2012 11:54 AM

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu welcomed 2012 with celebrations but it was a dark new year for people in Cyclone Thane-hit Cuddalore and Chidambaram districts as there was no power supply. The cyclone has killed 46 people in south India. A sizeable crowd assembled at the Marina and the Besant Nagar beaches...
  • Cyclone: death toll rises to 42, relief work on 31-12-2011 05:47 PM

    Chennai: Relief operations were launched on war-footing to bring back normalcy in cyclone Thane battered Tamil Nadu's Cuddalore district and the adjacent Puducherry, as the toll caused by the severe storm mounted to 42 on Saturday. As the administrative machinery was put in top gear, Chief Minister Jayalalithaa said nine...
  • Cyclone-hit TN, Puducherry limp back to life 31-12-2011 04:21 PM

    Cuddalore (TN)/Puducherry: Relief operations were in full swing in cyclone Thane battered Cuddalore district of Tamil Nadu and Union Territory of Puducherry where life started limping back to normalcy on Saturday. The severe cyclonic storm that crossed Tamil Nadu coast on Friday leaving a trail of destruction and claiming 33...
  • Nuclear reactors not affected by cyclone 'Thane' 30-12-2011 05:08 PM

    Chennai: It was business as usual at the Kalpakkam atomic power plants, around 80 km from Chennai, even as cyclone Thane lashed the coastal districts affecting normal life on Friday. The two power plants of Madras Atomic Power Station (MAPS) located on the Kalpakkam coast were generating power as usual,...
  • Jaya releases Rs 150 crore for cyclone relief 30-12-2011 04:53 PM

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Friday ordered the release of Rs 150 crore towards relief and reconstruction of damaged infrastructure in the state due to cyclone 'Thane' that crossed the state coast in the morning. In a statement issued in Chennai, Jayalalithaa said, "I have ordered the...
  • AIADMK slams Pondy govt over financial crisis 21-12-2011 04:25 PM

    Puducherry: The opposition AIADMK on Wednesday slammed the N Rangasamy-led AINRC government for "causing financial crisis" due to poor planning and non-collection of arrears of sales tax, power tariff and excise duty. Puducherry unit Secretary of AIADMK, A Anbalagan demanded that Chief Minister Rangasamy "immediately convene" a special session of...
  • Puducherry protests expansion of port 15-02-2007 10:03 AM

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  • Puducherry protests port expansion 14-02-2007 08:30 PM

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  • S India accounts for 47 pc suicides 07-10-2006 09:26 PM

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  • Pondicherry becomes Puducherry 22-09-2006 07:58 AM

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  • Pondicherry renamed as Puducherry 20-09-2006 04:13 PM

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  • Look! Bips-Zayed on the run 01-09-2006 03:44 PM

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  • Pondicherry is passe, it's Puducherry 24-08-2006 11:08 PM

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