08 March 2014
Friday, 07 March 2014 14:00
Noted author and researcher on colonial emigration, Mrs Leela Gujadhur Sarup, was conferred with a D.Litt, for her outstanding research work, by the Governor of Gujarat and University Chancellor Dr. Kamla Beniwal at the 45th Annual Convocation Ceremony of the Veer Narmad South Gujarat University in Surat on Feb. 26 last.
Friday, 07 March 2014 07:03
The Prime Minister Dr. Navin Ramgoolam chose to use the heavy weaponry against the media during his speech at the inauguration ceremony of the Lady Sushil Ramgoolam Recreation Centre for the Elderly and the Disabled, at Pointe-aux-Piments on Wednesday. He accused the journalists of being in the pay of the big capitalists.
Friday, 28 February 2014 14:00
Former High Commissioner of Mauritius to Maputo, Mozambique and now Director of the Centro Lusófono das Mascarenhas (Centre Lusophone des Mascareignes / Lusophone Centre of the Mascarenes), Mr Alain Laridon, is all set to promote the use of Portuguese language and culture in Mauritius.
Friday, 28 February 2014 07:03
So the Prime Minister Dr. Navin Ramgoolam has opted for a philosophical discourse on the occasion of the official launching of celebrations marking Maha Shivaratree. Although he did not refer directly to local politics, his speech at the Ganga Talao on Monday did have a few political undertones.
Friday, 21 February 2014 10:02
Finally, everything is back to normal within the Remake of the 2000 MSM/MMM Alliance, if we go by press reports published on Thursday. A new assembly of MMM delegates is scheduled on March 22 in Belle Rose, during which the Remake will be endorsed, as was the case in 2012.
Friday, 14 February 2014 08:45
The fact that twenty-five personalities of the country, including two former Presidents of the Republic, namely Mr. Cassam Uteem and Mr. Karl Offmann, are signatories to the declaration initiated by Lalit against the introduction of the new compulsory biometric ID Card System will certainly give more weight to the campaign.
Friday, 31 January 2014 08:10
Against all odds, it is on the diplomatic front that the Opposition and the Government are crossing swords. When the Prime Minister, Dr. Navin Ramgoolam, shared his irritation with Indian Minister of Finance, Mr. Palaniapen Chidambaram, on the way negotiations were being held between India and Mauritius on the Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA),
various reactions followed.
various reactions followed.
Friday, 31 January 2014 13:02
Les 77 anciens employés du Tobacco Board redéployés au sein du National Agricultural Products Regulatory Office (NAPRO), après la fusion du Tobacco Board, du Tea Board et de la Mauritius Meat Authority (MMA), ne sont guère satisfaits de leurs conditions de travail. Leurs doléances auprès du ministère de l’Agro-industrie seraient restées lettre morte. Toutefois, le ministère nous donne des précisions sur leurs préoccupations.
Friday, 24 January 2014 08:09
Once more our political leaders have stood out for their quite peculiar moves. The leader of the Parti Mauricien Social Démocrate (PMSD), Mr. Xavier-Luc Duval, who only a few days ago was sitting on the fence, shared between the Government House and the Remake 2000, suddenly found himself as Acting Prime Minister.
Friday, 17 January 2014 14:00
“ 2014 is a critical year for the IORA. We are putting into practice some solid ideas. We will pay equal attention to the expectations of the our member states, be it small islands states or least developed countries.”