Minister denies potholes on Mission, Bussy Streets due to seawater intrusion

Plans afoot to construct groynes from Kuruchikuppam to Solai Nagar

PWD has also formulated a proposal to regain the lost beach

PUDUCHERRY: A State Water Resources Data Centre and a level II+ laboratory building will come up under the Hydrology Project-II at an estimated cost of Rs. 3.25 crore.

Chief Minister V. Vaithilingam inaugurated the construction work for the facilities on Sunday. The State Water Resources Data Centre and laboratory building will be established at Lawspet.

Collector seeks cooperation from vendors to use paper bags

KARAIKAL: A consultative meeting to work out the modalities for the implementation of the Puducherry government's recent ban on plastic bags was held here at the Collectorate on Wednesday.

The Puducherry Government has placed on ban on use of plastics in the Puducherry region.

PUDUCHERRY: The Union Ministry of New and Renewable Energy along with the Union Ministry of Telecommunications is working on converting almost all cellphone towers into

The Ousteri Lake is the most important fresh-water lake of Puducherry region. It is also one of the most important wetlands of Asia. The lake is situated near Oussudu village and is part of both Tamil Nadu and Puducherry. As per the Government of Puducherry records, the total water spread of the lake, when full after the monsoons, is about 390 ha.

PUDUCHERRY: Early on a Sunday morning, thousands of Puducherrians gathered, to run around town and show their solidarity on global warming. The Puduvai Marathon 2010, organised by the Rotary Club of Pondicherry Charitable Trust and Marg Swarnabhoomi, received a whopping response, with around 8500 people

Priti Narayan

Total dissolved salts, chloride-alkalinity ratio gone down: study

PUDUCHERRY: A recent study suggests that quality of groundwater in areas along the coast in Puducherry may have improved to a certain extent over the last 15 years.

Expressing views: A fisherman speaking at a public consultation in Puducherry on Friday.

Priti Narayan

PWD prepares estimate of Rs. 20.05 crore for Centrally-sponsored project

Centre recommends preparation of Techno-Economic Feasibility Report

No objections to the project were raised at a public hearing conducted

Priti Narayan

They were installed at a cost of Rs. 8.2 lakh each in 2002-03