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Pondy LG approves reopening of schools

Puducherry, Oct 28(UNI) Puducherry Lt.Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan on Thursday approved the proposal of the Education Department regarding reopening of schools for Classes 1 to 8th from November 8 onwards in Puducherry, Karaikal and Yanam regions of the U.T. of Puducherry.

According to a Raj Nivas release tonight, the proposal of the Chief Minister to supply 10 Kgs. of free rice and 2 Kgs. of sugar to all the ration cardholders of the U.T. of Puducherry through ration shops has been approved by the Lt. Governor, as a one-time measure on the occasion of Deepawali festival. She also accorded sanction for the release of central share of Rs.16.86 lakhs to Adi Dravidar Welfare and Scheduled Tribes Welfare Department for execution of the project to construct 83 houses in Karaikal region(Phase IV) under Beneficiary Led Construction component of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana for SC/ST category of people.
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Stop step-motherly attitude to certain Assembly constituencies in UT : Manikandan urges govt

09 Dec 2021 | 1:38 PM

Puducherry, Dec 9 (UNI) Alleging that the rulers are showing a step-motherly attitude to certain Assembly Constituencies in the Union Territory, AIADMK Election Wing Secretary Vayyapuri Manikandan on Thursday urged the N R Congress-BJP government to stop this forthwith.

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K’taka woman prevails over COVID, discharged from hospital after 158 days

09 Dec 2021 | 1:22 PM

Koppal, Dec 9 (UNI) After a battle for 158 days, a woman was discharged from a hospital after she recovered from Covid-19 infection here.

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Discom Privatization : Engineers, Employees of Pondy Electricity Dept boycott govt meeting

09 Dec 2021 | 1:07 PM

Puducherry, Dec 9 (UNI) The Engineers and Employees of the Puducherry Electricity Department on Thursday boycotted the meeting convened by the government to discuss the pros and cons with regard to privatization of Electricity Distribution Company (Discom) in the Union Territory by the Central Government.

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Withdraw GO issued for compulsory vaccine against Covid in UT : Assns

09 Dec 2021 | 12:54 PM

Puducherry, Dec 9 (UNI) Several associations including the Confederation of the State Government Employees Associations here on Thursday urged the government to withdraw the Order forthwith issued for compulsory vaccine against Covid in the Union Territory.

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Kanchi Mutt condoles death of CDS, 12 others in chopper crash, Moksha deepam lit

Kanchi Mutt condoles death of CDS, 12 others in chopper crash, Moksha deepam lit

09 Dec 2021 | 12:47 PM

Chennai, Dec 9 (UNI) The Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam in Kanchipuram,
popularly called as Kanchi Mutt, has condoled the death of CDS Gen
Bipin Rawat and 12 others in a helicopter crash at Coonoor and lit
Moksha deepam praying for the Mukti (liberation) of the departed souls.

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