Puducherry

NLCIL chief bags CSR icon honour for innovation

NLCIL chief bags CSR icon honour for innovation

Several schemes — Jal Paryapth, Jal Dhara, Jal Uday — focusing on water conservation and supply introduced by the company Neyveli Lignite Corporation India Limited (NLCIL) has won the Apex India CSR Excellence Award for its outstanding achievement in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) at the Apex India Excellence Awards 2017 …

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Online registration of vehicles launched in Puducherry

Online registration of vehicles launched in Puducherry

‘Services, including renewal of taxes, licence will be rolled out in a phased manner’ All activities of vehicle registration including fitness certificates, collection of taxes, permits, hypothecation and transfer of ownership and enforcement will now be completely computerised with the Transport Department rolling out the Vahan 4.0 software at the …

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Eliminate duplication of free rice scheme beneficiaries, urges Minister

Eliminate duplication of free rice scheme beneficiaries, urges Minister

Officials directed to disburse the salaries of anganwadi workers Minister for Welfare M. Kandasamy on Thursday directed the Social Welfare Department officials to eliminate the duplication of free rice scheme beneficiaries. During the pre-budget meeting held here, he said that the Department of Civil Supplies and Social Welfare Department were …

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Food safety officials raid shops, seize 10 kg of gutkha

Food safety officials raid shops, seize 10 kg of gutkha

World No-Tobacco Day observed in Puducherry On the occasion of World No-Tobacco Day, a team from the Food Safety department raided 50 shops across the city. The team led by I. Dhanraju, Food Safety officer, seized 10 kg of gutkha and 100 kg of expired food products from a petty …

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AIADMK wants House session extended

AIADMK wants House session extended

‘It should be held at least for 23 days’ The All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam has urged the government to hold the Assembly session for a longer duration. A. Anbalagan, leader of the AIADMK Legislature Party, told presspersons here on Thursday that the government had made it a habit …

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AIADMK leader wants criminal proceedings in land grab case

AIADMK leader wants criminal proceedings in land grab case

Says incidents of land grabbing increasing in Puducherry Former legislator and AIADMK leader Om Sakthi Segar has demanded criminal proceedings against those who faked documents to grab land at Kuyil Thoppu. Addressing a press conference here on Tuesday, he said the government was forced to suspend the Sub-Registrar of Oulgaret …

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CM, Speaker get a surprise visitor

CM, Speaker get a surprise visitor

Bedi drops by their residences during an early morning bike round Chief Minister V. Narayanasamy and Speaker V. Vaithilingam had a surprise visitor at their respective residences on Tuesday. Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi biked her way to the residences of Mr. Narayanasamy at Ellai Amman Koil Street and Mr. Vaithilingam …

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Govt. to bring online admission for all courses under Centac

Govt. to bring online admission for all courses under Centac

Students only need to fill up a common application with options to choose desired courses In a major admission reform in the higher education sector, the government has decided to bring online admission process of all professional, non-professional, catering, diploma, fine arts, lateral entry and part time diploma courses under …

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Campaign to control child diarrhoe deaths launched

Campaign to control child diarrhoe deaths launched

Health department’s awareness drive will continue till June 9 The Health department organised a student rally to mark the launch of the Intensified Diarrhoea Control Fortnight (IDCF) at Government Primary Health Centre, Kirumampakkam, here on Monday. Rally flagged off Welfare Minister M. Kandasamy flagged off the rally and distributed oral …

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I am here to fulfil responsibilities, says Bedi

I am here to fulfil responsibilities, says Bedi

Lieutenant Governor completes two years in office In her message to the people of Puducherry on the eve of her completing two years in office, Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi on Monday said she was in Puducherry not in her personal capacity but as an administrator appointed to fulfil certain responsibilities. …

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