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Uprooted trees, waterlogged roads, cancelled flights: How Cyclone Mandous is wreaking havoc in Tamil Nadu
India

Uprooted trees, waterlogged roads, cancelled flights: How Cyclone Mandous is wreaking havoc in Tamil Nadu

Cyclone Mandous has left a trail of destruction after making its landfall on Friday night. The cyclonic storm has claimed four lives — two in Kancheepuram and two in Chennai — and even disrupted flights from the southern state

Cyclone Mandous approaches Tamil Nadu: How deadly is this storm?
India

Cyclone Mandous approaches Tamil Nadu: How deadly is this storm?

The IMD on Thursday informed that a depression has formed in the Bay of Bengal and would intensify into a cyclonic storm, causing unusually heavy rainfall in the country’s southern provinces

Watch: Hundreds gather for final journey of Sri Manakula Vinayagar Temple elephant, Lakshmi
India

Watch: Hundreds gather for final journey of Sri Manakula Vinayagar Temple elephant, Lakshmi

The elephant passed away on Wednesday after she collapsed on the road due to a suspected case of cardiac arrest

Puducherry: Union Minister Bhupendra Yadav begins coastal clean up drive
India

Puducherry: Union Minister Bhupendra Yadav begins coastal clean up drive

The Union Minister joined hands with the volunteers and members of various organisations to pick up garbage, marking the launch of 'Swach sagar surakshit sagar' campaign

Agitators planning to stage black flag demo against Amit Shah taken into preventive custody
India

Agitators planning to stage black flag demo against Amit Shah taken into preventive custody

Union Home Minister Amit Shah is in Puducherry to launch different projects and attend events

Maharashtra to lift all COVID curbs from 2 April, Bengal lifts all but mask rule; check details here
India

Maharashtra to lift all COVID curbs from 2 April, Bengal lifts all but mask rule; check details here

In Delhi, authorities have decided not to fine people for not wearing face masks in public places

AAP to launch massive membership drive in southern states, take out foot marches
Politics

AAP to launch massive membership drive in southern states, take out foot marches

The party will start its membership drive in Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Puducherry, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, and Lakshadweep, senior AAP leader Somnath Bharti said on Friday.

Puducherry's iconic pier at Rock beach collapses due to high waves
India

Puducherry's iconic pier at Rock beach collapses due to high waves

IMD said that light to moderate rainfall/thundershower at a few places with heavy rainfall at isolated places is very likely over north coastal Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal today

Why India and Sri Lanka need to take a closer look at fishing issue, again
World

Why India and Sri Lanka need to take a closer look at fishing issue, again

Given the complicated approach by the Sri Lankan government, the fishermen’s issue can grow beyond being just a livelihood issue, threatening the already strained bilateral relations

Raising women's marriage age to 21 will enable girls to build career, become self reliant, says PM Modi
India

Raising women's marriage age to 21 will enable girls to build career, become self reliant, says PM Modi

The prime minister said that by increasing the marriage age of women, the government wants to enable 'desh ki beti' to build a career for herself and become self-reliant

Tamil Nadu rains: IMD issues red alert in five districts; schools, colleges shut in over 22 districts
India

Tamil Nadu rains: IMD issues red alert in five districts; schools, colleges shut in over 22 districts

The weather department has issued a red alert in Thoothukudi, Tirunelveli, Ramanathapuram, Pudukkottai and Nagapattinam districts

Tamil Nadu, Puducherry: IMD forecasts thunderstorm with moderate rainfall likely in next three hours
India

Tamil Nadu, Puducherry: IMD forecasts thunderstorm with moderate rainfall likely in next three hours

IMD had earlier predicted light to moderate scattered/fairly widespread rainfall over Karnataka, Kerala and Mahe and Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal during the next five days

IMD issues yellow alert for Tamil Nadu till 24 Nov, predicts rainfall in other southern states, including Kerala
India

IMD issues yellow alert for Tamil Nadu till 24 Nov, predicts rainfall in other southern states, including Kerala

A cyclonic circulation lies over Southeast Bay of Bengal and neighbourhood in lower tropospheric levels that is likely to move west-northwestwards towards Tamil Nadu coast during next 4-5 days, said IMD

Ensure full COVID-19 vaccination by increasing pace of inoculation, expanding coverage, says Mansukh Mandaviya
India

Ensure full COVID-19 vaccination by increasing pace of inoculation, expanding coverage, says Mansukh Mandaviya

The health minister reviewed the situation in Manipur, Meghalaya, Nagaland and Puducherry where the first dose coverage is less than 70 percent

Normal life disrupted as heavy rains lash Puducherry, schools and colleges remain shut
India

Normal life disrupted as heavy rains lash Puducherry, schools and colleges remain shut

Chief Minister N Rangasamy visited the rain ravaged residential colonies and explained to the people about the steps taken to alleviate their sufferings

'Blue Flag' certification for Tamil Nadu's Kovalam beach and Puducherry's Eden beach: What it is, why it is prestigious
India

'Blue Flag' certification for Tamil Nadu's Kovalam beach and Puducherry's Eden beach: What it is, why it is prestigious

"The iconic Blue Flag is one of the world’s most recognised voluntary awards for beaches, marinas, and sustainable boating tourism operators," states its website.

COVID-19 updates: Punjab, Jharkhand ease curbs; Central panel confirms first death due to vaccination
India

COVID-19 updates: Punjab, Jharkhand ease curbs; Central panel confirms first death due to vaccination

The National AEFI Committee however said that all benefits of vaccination are overwhelmingly greater than the small risk of harm

Lockdown in Puducherry from 10 to 24 May; shopping complexes, malls to remain shut
India

Lockdown in Puducherry from 10 to 24 May; shopping complexes, malls to remain shut

Provision shops, vegetable sales outlets, shops dealing with food, groceries, fruits, meat and fish and cattle feed will be allowed till noon, without AC facility

Puducherry Election 2021: UT registers 81.64% polling as Congress-led SDA locks horns with NDA in bid to regain turf
Politics

Puducherry Election 2021: UT registers 81.64% polling as Congress-led SDA locks horns with NDA in bid to regain turf

Yanam registered the highest polling percentage of 91.27 percent and the Mahe region recorded the lowest turnout at 73.53 percent. Polling was by and large peaceful

Puducherry Assembly election 2021: Narendra Modi to address rally ahead of 6 April polls
Politics

Puducherry Assembly election 2021: Narendra Modi to address rally ahead of 6 April polls

The BJP is seeking election from nine of 30 seats while AINRC, which heads the NDA in the union territory, is contesting from 16 constituencies