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Cyclone Mandous starts making landfall in Tamil Nadu, 16 Chennai flights cancelled amid rains

Chennai/IBNS: Heavy rainfall has been forecast in Tamil Nadu besides cyclonic winds of around 85 km an hour as Cyclone Mandous started beginning its landfall, the weather office predicted Friday.

Two killed, six hurt as car rams into stationary lorry in Tamil Nadu

Chennai/UNI: Two persons were killed and six others injured when the car in which they were travelling lost control and rammed into a stationary lorry at Arumbakkam bypass near Tindivanam in Tamil Nadu early on Monday.

HANSA-NG successfully completes sea level trials at Puducherry

New Delhi: India’s first indigenous Flying Trainer HANSA-NG designed and developed by CSIR-National Aerospace Laboratories, Bangalore under the aegis of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, has successfully completed the sea level trials at Puducherry from Feb 19 to Mar 5.

Refusing girls to wear hijabs in school is horrifying: Malala Yousafzai

New Delhi/IBNS: Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai on Tuesday pitched in her support to the students who are protesting against the hijab (headscarves) ban in Karnataka schools and colleges. 

Karnataka hijab row: Tension spreads to Madhya Pradesh, Puducherry

Bhopal/IBNS: The controversy of wearing hijab (headscarves) by students crossed the borders of Karnataka and spread in BJP-ruled Madhya Pradesh and Puducherry on Tuesday.

Chennai, parts of Tamil Nadu, Puducherry to receive heavy rainfall, waterlogging alert issued

Chennai/IBNS: Chennai and several parts of Tamil Nadu and adjoining Puducherry is expected to receive heavy to very heavy rainfall on Tuesday leading to waterlogging, the Indian Meteorological Department has altered.

Incessant heavy rain lashes Puducherry and suburbs for second day today, normal life disrupted

Puducherry/UNI: Incessant heavy rain lashed Puducherry and its suburbs for the second successive day on Monday disrupting normal life in the Union Territory.

Puducherry extends anti-COVID-19 restrictions till Oct 31

Puducherry/IBNS: The Puducherry government has extended the anti-COVID-19 restrictions till Oct 31 amid the fear of a third wave of the pandemic, media reports said.

Norwegian minister Erik Solheim calls on Puducherry CM

Puducherry/UNI: Erik Solheim, the former head of UNEP and Norwegian minister for environment, Friday called on Puducherry Chief Minister N Rangasamy at his chamber.

AAP to contest Local Body election in Puducherry

Puducherry/UNI: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will contest all the five municipalities and 10 commune panchayats in the three-phase Local Body Election to be held in the Union Territory from October 21, party incharge for Puducherry Somnath Bharti said here on Thursday.

Election for lone Pondy Rajya Sabha seat to be held on Oct 4

Puducherry/UNI: Election to fill a lone vacant Rajya Sabha seat from Puducherry will be held on October 4.

Anti-COVID-19 lockdown in Puducherry extended till July 15

Puducherry/UNI: The anti-COVID-19 lockdown in Puducherry has been extended till July 15 by giving more relaxations.

Selvam elected Speaker of Puducherry assembly

Puducherry/UNI: R Selvam, known as Embalam Selvam, was elected as the Speaker of Puducherry Legislative Assembly on Wednesday.

Assembly polls 2021: Under Covid shadow, counting of votes begins in four states, one UT today

New Delhi/UNI: Counting of votes for Assembly elections in four states of Tamil Nadu, Kerala, West Bengal, Assam and the Union Territory of Puducherry began at 8 AM on Sunday amid strict COVID-19 protocols in place.