Literary lights

This weekend, I attend The Hindu Lit for Life fest in Chennai, while Bins takes off for his birthplace, Pondicherry. “Anyway I don’t like all your fancy writer friends,” he says to me as he climbs in........»»

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Milk distribution hit in Pondy

Ponlait (Pondicherry Cooperative Milk Producers Union) milk supply in the afternoon session was affected as the employees resorted to a sit-in-strike to press their demands. They are demanding among other things, the immediate implementation of the 7th pay commission recommendations.UNI PAB CS 1555.....»»

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Pondy to host Indian Biodiversity Congress 2017

The Fourth Edition of the Indian Biodiversity Congress (IBC-2017) and Expo, held once in two years, will get underway on March 10, 2017, in the Union Territory of Puducherry. The four-day event will have as its focal theme, Climate Change and Biodiversity this year. The IBC will be organised by the Centre for Innovation in Science and Social Action (CISSA), Thiruvananthapuram, in association with.....»»

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SC refuses to modify its order on liquor ban near highways

The court while hearing a plea from the Pondicherry government which sought exemption, said that any reprive would set a dangerous precedent......»»

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RJ Balaji"s smart counter to Kiran Bedi"s views Jallikattu

Balaji took part as one of the celebrity guests in a conclave organised bya popular national media outlet He participated in a discussion along with Pondicherry Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi actor politician Khushbu actor Suhasini and a few other prominent celebrities.....»»

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Desilting of pond begins

PWD and Local Administration Minister A. Namassivayam on Friday inaugurated the desilting of a pond in Villianur commune panchayat. The project has been taken up by the Pondicherry Heritage Round Tab........»»

Source:  ThehinduCategory: news~latestJan 9th, 2017Related News

For these islanders, a reunion with Tamil

Their ancestors came from the then Pondicherry and parts of Tamil Nadu in the mid-19th century as indentured labourers to work in the sugar plantations on Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean. More tha........»»

Source:  ThehinduCategory: news~tamilnaduJan 8th, 2017Related News

Pondicherry varsity, U.S. firm launch research in electric mobility

Pondicherry Central University has initiated a collaborative research programme with Applied Materials Inc. of the U.S., through an agreement. It is seen as a major step towards university-industry p........»»

Source:  ThehinduCategory: news~latestJan 7th, 2017Related News

Varsity employees’ team calls on CM

A delegation of office-bearers of the Pondicherry University Employees’ Joint Action Committee on Thursday called on Chief Minister V. Narayanasamy to apprise him of the long-pending issues at the hi........»»

Source:  ThehinduCategory: news~latestDec 29th, 2016Related News

Mega IT job fair draws over 6,000 candidates

A large number of candidates thronged the mega job fair jointly organised by the Directorate of Information Technology and ICT Academy of Tamil Nadu on the campus of Pondicherry Engineering College he........»»

Source:  ThehinduCategory: news~latestDec 18th, 2016Related News

CM inagurates Job Fair

Chief Minister V Narayanasamy inaugurated the mega job fair at Pondicherry Engineering College here. More than 7,000 students participated in the Job Fair organized by the Information and Technology Department of the government and the ICT Academy. S.....»»

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JAC of Municipality workers hold demo over their demands

Joint Action Committee (JAC) of Municipality workers today held a demonstration in front of the Pondicherry Municipality today to press their ten point charter of demands. They were demanding among other things, appointments on compassionate grounds.....»»

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Fill key posts in varsity: BJP

The Bharatiya Janata Party here has urged the Ministry of Human Resource Development to immediately fill the post of Vice-Chancellor and other key positions in the Pondicherry University.BJP Pondiche........»»

Source:  ThehinduCategory: news~latestDec 3rd, 2016Related News

Tamil Nadu boys, girls confirm Cadet main draw berths

Holders Tamil Nadu stamped their authority yet again to take the top perch in the first stage of the Cadet Girls section as they posted an authentic 3-0 wins over Andhra Pradesh and Pondicherry in group A of the 78th 11Even Sports Cadet and Sub-Junior .....»»

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TN boys, girls confirm Cadet TT main draw berths

Defending champions Tamil Nadu stamped their authority yet again to take the top perch in the first stage of the cadet girls section as they posted authentic 3-0 wins over Andhra Pradesh and Pondicherry in group A of the 78th sports cadet and sub-junior N.....»»

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Ensure parity in pay, services to University officers on par with teachers : Assn

Pondicherry University Group A and B Welfare Association today urged the Centre to ensure parity in pay and services to the university officers on par with teachers. In a letter to UGC Chairman Ved Prakash, Vinay Sheel Obroi, Secretary Department of H.....»»

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Experts meet to evolve uniformity in TB strategies

: A two-day workshop begins at the Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) on Thursday to discuss ways to bring uniformity in the implementation of the Revised National Tuberculosis Control P........»»

Source:  ThehinduCategory: news~latestNov 30th, 2016Related News

Pondicherry University becoming a barrier : Ramadass

Former Lok Sabha member from Puducherry and Director of studies of the Pondicherry Central University Prof M Ramadass today charged that the Pondicherry university instead of emerging as an instrument of educational and social progress is becoming a.....»»

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Drawing competition on AIDS awareness held

In view of the World AIDS Day to be observed on December 1, Pondicherry AIDS Control Society on Friday organised a drawing competition for the school students in Puducherry.Nearly 150 students from n........»»

Source:  ThehinduCategory: news~latestNov 27th, 2016Related News

Ex-MP seeks Ambedkar Chair in Pondicherry University

Former Member of Parliament M. Ramadass has appealed to Thaawar Chand Gehlot, Union Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment and Chairman, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Foundation, to sanction an Ambedkar Chai........»»

Source:  ThehinduCategory: news~latestNov 26th, 2016Related News