Puducherry airport back on track

Puducherry airport back on track

Puducherry airport, commenced on Thursday after three years made its first flight to Hyderabad. Puducherry Chief Minister Narayanaswamy greeted all 78 passengers and handed over the boarding pass to each of them. Reportedly, flights to Bengaluru, Kochi, Tirupati and Coimbatore are expected to be started soon. Narayanswamy said that links to Delhi and Chandigarh are in proposal.

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Jayalalithaa’s death to be investigated by inquiry commission

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Thursday announced that the former Tamil Nadu CM J Jayalalithaa’s death in December will be investigated by an inquiry commission. The decision would meet a major condition for the merger of the ruling AIADMK set by the rival faction led by O Panneerselvam.

Jayalalithaa’s death to be investigated by inquiry commission

All you need to know about the new Sarahah app

This new app Sarahah has become famous from the day it was launched. This app allows anonymous people to comment on your social media profile. Why is it so addictive? Here’s what you can do with this app.
1. To start with it, you need an e-mail id, with which you can register yourself to use it. Then you can share your profile through social media or through messaging apps and keep it open for others to visit. The visitors are allowed to leave a message if they want, and remain anonymous.
2. If you want, you can keep your sarahah profile private. Alternatively, anyone can comment, even if they are not sarahah users.
3. Even though being anonymous is the key, it also allows people to show their identity.
4. You can flag and save your most liked comment.

All you need to know about the new Sarahah app

No holiday for Gandhi Jayanti in Rajasthan universities

Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh reportedly shared a new holiday calendar in which it is said that the state-run universities will not have a holiday on Gandhi Jayanti this year. The state Higher education minister Kiran Maheshwari reportedly said that Gandhi Jayanti is not declared as a holiday because all schools, colleges and universities of the state observe celebrations.

No holiday for Gandhi Jayanti in Rajasthan universities

This Kerala school has separate uniform for ‘good’ & ‘bad’ students

In Kerala’s Al Farooque English school students have to wear different uniforms based on their performance according to The News Minute. There are two uniforms one is white and the other is a red-checked shirt. Apparently, the ‘good performing’ students are made to wear white uniform, while the ‘bad performing’ students are made to wear the red checked uniform. According to the school principal, this discrimination and shaming will encourage the ‘bad performing’ students to study well.

This Kerala school has separate uniform for 'good' & 'bad' students

New pension plan for senior citizens

New pension plan for senior citizens

According to reports, Government of India is all set to launch a new pension scheme for senior citizens that promises an assured return of 8%. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will reportedly start the Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana on Friday. Notably, the scheme was announced in Budget 2017-18 and applicable for people aged 60 years and above.

Ambani launches Jio phone “for an effective price of Rs 0”

Ambani launches Jio phone “for an effective price of Rs 0”

Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani on Friday reportedly launched 4G-enabled ‘Jio phone’ at the company’s 40th annual general meeting in Mumbai. Ambani, India’s richest man, reportedly said, “The Jio phone would be available for an effective price Rs 0.” While announcing that voice will always be free on the Jio phone, Ambani reportedly said, “Jio will give them access to unlimited data on the Jio phone.” However, Customers would be required to pay a refundable security deposit of Rs 1,500 for three years, “for security reasons”.