Tamilisai Soundararajan

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Puducherry Makes Rs 600 Crore Revenue From GST In 2022: Lt Governor Soundararajan

The Union Territory of Puducherry has yielded Rs 600 crore this year, as way of GST (Goods and Services Tax), said Lieutenant Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan, on May 10. Reportedly, this is the highest revenue Puducherry has ever made by way of GST. Furthermore, she stated that over 8,000 enterprises contributed to the revenue. She then praised the GST department for their development. 

Tue, 10 May 2022 - 04:51 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Puducherry, Pondicherry, Union Territory, GST, Tax Revenue

PM Narendra Modi

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PM Modi Inaugurates MSME Technology Centre Worth Rs 122 Crore: Puducherry

PM Narendra Modi on January 12, launched Technology Centre of the MSME Ministry worth Rs 122 crore. In addition, PM Modi also inaugurated Perunthalaivar Kamarajar  auditorium and open air theatre worth Rs 23 crore, in Puducherry. Equipped with the latest technology, the MSME Centre will contribute in skilling 6,400 youths every year, whereas the auditorium will be used for educational purposes with a sitting capacity of 1,000 people. 

Wed, 12 Jan 2022 - 01:02 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: MSME Technology Centre, Puducherry, PM Narendra Modi, development projects, Auditoriums

Courtesy: ANI

School closed in Puducherry

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Schools For Classes 1-9 To Remain Closed In Puducherry Amid Rising COVID Cases

In view of the rising COVID-19 cases, the Puducherry government on January 9, ordered to close all the physical classes for students of classes 1 to 9 in the union territory. Online classes will be the mode of study now. Earlier this week, the government allowed market and malls to operate with 50% capacity. It also ordered to operate salons, gyms, cinemas, and auditoriums with 50% seating till January 31. 

Mon, 10 Jan 2022 - 11:00 AM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: Puducherry, Schools, Covid-19, Puducherry Government, Physical Classes

Courtesy: ANI

Omicron cases

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Puducherry Reports First 2 Cases Of Omicron: Health Director G Sriramulu

Union territory (UT) Puducherry reported first two cases of COVID-19's new variant, Omicron, on December 28. A 20-year-old woman and a 80-year-old man were reported Omicron positive, but details of how they got infected is awaited. "Health department personnel visited the areas from where the two patients hailed and are trying to find out weather they had a contact history," said G. Sriramulu, the Health Director of Puducherry. 

Tue, 28 Dec 2021 - 05:20 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Puducherry, Puducherry Health Director, Omicron Strain, Covid-19, Union Territory

Chennai Waterlogging

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Heavy Rainfall Causes Waterlogging In Several Cities Of Tamil Nadu

Continuous and heavy rainfall from the past two days has left with waterlogging and flood-like situations in several districts of Tamil Nadu. Speaking to ANI, a resident Rajathi requested the government to take immediate action to clear the waterlogging. "We can't cook and do our basic activities," added the resident. Besides, In view of this situation, Puducherry has also declared a holiday in schools and colleges for two days. 

Fri, 26 Nov 2021 - 06:52 PM / by SAM RAHUL RAJASHEKHAR

Tags: HEAVY RAINFALL, Tamil Nadu, Floods, waterlogging, Puducherry

Courtesy: ANI

Tamil Nadu Rainfall

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TN Rains: Thunderstorm With Moderate Rains Expected On Nov 25, 26

In some areas of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, thunderstorms with moderate rainfall are predicted to occur on November 25 and 26. The Indian Meteorological Department stated that light to moderate thunderstorms are expected in parts of Kanyakumari, Tirunelveli and Thoothukkudi districts, along with Cuddalore, Chengalpattu and Kancheepuram. … read-more

Thu, 25 Nov 2021 - 11:56 AM / by Nehal Surana

Tags: chennai rains, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Thunderstorm, tamilnadu rainfall

Courtesy: ANI

Rice and Sugar

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10Kg Rice & 2Kg Sugar To Be Distributed By Puducherry Govt For Diwali

On the occasion of Diwali, family cardholders in Puducherry will be receiving 10 kilogram of rice and 2 kilogram of sugar from the government. According to sources, it will be distributed free of cost through Fair Price Shops. However, the government previously allowed decrease in the price of firecrackers. Furthermore, Papsco, a government agency, has set up shops in the union territory, selling crackers at a low rate. 

Tue, 26 Oct 2021 - 12:52 PM / by Nehal Surana

Tags: Puducherry Governmnet, Diwali, Puducherry, diwali bonus, India

Courtesy: ANI


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Puducherry & Cuddalore Report Zero Deaths Due to COVID-19

Puducherry reported 24 fresh cases, while zero deaths due to COVID-19 was reported in the last 24 hours. The test positivity rate has decreased to 0.73%, and the recovery rate stands at 98.14%. Out of nearly 18.72 lakh tests conducted so far, 15.88 lakh were tested positive. Cuddalore also reported zero deaths on October 18. Villupuram and Kallakurichi districts report 10 and 14 positive cases respectively. 

Tue, 19 Oct 2021 - 11:27 AM / by Nehal Surana

Tags: Covid-19 Test, India, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu, Covid-19

Courtesy: The Hindu

BJP leader S Selvaganapathy.

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BJP's S Selvaganapathy Nominated For Puducherry Rajya Sabha Poll

The Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) on September 21 announced that it has decided to nominate S Selvaganapathy as its Rajya Sabha candidate from Puducherry. Reportedly, a seat will vacate on October 6 when the incumbent member N Gokulakrishan's term will end. The election for that seat would be held on October 4. Notably, BJP is running its government here in alliance with the All India NR Congress (AINRC).

Wed, 22 Sep 2021 - 04:58 PM / by Ettishree Shukla

Tags: Puducherry, rajya sabha, Elections, BJP

Courtesy: ANI

BJP legislator R Selvam was unanimously elected as the speaker for the Puducherry Assembly on June 16.

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BJP's MLA R Selvam, New Speaker For Puducherry Assembly

The legislator from BJP, R Selvam was unanimously elected as the speaker for the Puducherry Assembly on June 16. As soon as the assembly convened, protem speaker K Lakshminarayanan made the announcement in the House. However, Selvam is MLA from Manavely constituency. Besides, he is also one of the first legislators of the territory and was elected by the Chief Minister N Rangasamy and Leader of Opposition R Siva.

Wed, 16 Jun 2021 - 08:00 PM / by Anvitha Shetty

Tags: Puducherry, Puducheery Assembly Speaker, Chief Minister, Legislators