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Puducherry: Southern Union Territory of India
Puducherry, formerly known as Pondicherry, is one of the 8 union territories of India. It was formed out of four territories of former French India, namely Pondichéry, Karikal (Karaikal), Mahé and Yanaon (Yanam), excluding Chandernagore. It is named after the largest district, Puducherry. Historically known as Pondicherry, the territory changed its official name to Puducherry on 20 September 2006.


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Narayanasamy's remark unparliamentary, uncivilised: Kiran Bedi

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SC refuses to intervene Madras HC order against Kiran Bedi

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It is bottom-up inclusive budget: Kiran Bedi

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