06 March 2015
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Finance Minister Vishnu Luchmeenaraidoo has declared war on commercial banks. Speaking to representatives of Small and Medium Enterprises on Wednesday, in the context of pre-budget consultations, the Finance Minister stated that banks should play the game fairer. “Interest rates and banking charges hamper SME growth.
Magistrate Patrick Kam Sing, sitting at the Industrial Criminal Court, has recently sanctioned Ferney Spinning Mills Ltd for lack of security at work following the injury of one of its employees named Bruno Laverdure.
Justice Raffick Hamuth, sitting at the Commercial Division of the Supreme Court, has ruled out that the claim of Rs 1,886,1000 made by Crane & Containers Services Ltd to the Compagnie Mauricienne de Textile Ltée (CMT) for the transportation of materials and  the manipulation of machines and equipments for services effected do not arise. Accordingly, in a judgment delivered last week, the trial Court has dismissed the plaint with costs.
Friday, 27 February 2015 14:00

Bramer Bank launches new chip cards

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Bramer Bank has launched new debit cards equipped with EMV technology (chip cards). In that respect, the bank has started to replace all of its existing VISA debit cards with the new chip-enabled debit cards.  
Mauritian by birth, Professor Lok Chong Lew Yan Voon is a researcher and is currently the Dean of the School of Science and Mathematics at The Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina. He is also a Full Professor in the Department of Physics.  He was in Mauritius for a week and seized the opportunity to talk about his research.  
Friday, 27 February 2015 14:00

Government to wage war against corruption

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Public Utilities Minister Ivan Collendavelloo has announced that the government will wage war against corruption. He was speaking at the launching of the National Programme for Energy Efficiency (PNEE – Programme National d’Efficacité Energétique) at Voila Hotel in Bagatelle on Thursday.
In a report published last week by the Chamber of Agriculture, it is indicated that sugar production in 2014 was lower than in 2013, amounting to 400,065 tonnes from 4,038,907 tonnes of cane milled at an extraction rate of 9.91%.
Barrister Yatin Varma was the guest of the Grand Journal show on Radio Plus on Tuesday 24 February. Several issues were discussed, namely the safes found at Dr Ramgoolam’s residence at Riverwalk, Nandanee Soornack and the leadership of the Labour Party.
Friday, 27 February 2015 14:00

National Assembly Featured

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Parliament : “Bhadain and Yerigadoo in London for consultations to set up a Financial Crime Commission”
The National Assembly held its sitting on Tuesday 24 February 2015 with the Honourable Madam Speaker, Santibai Hanoomanjee, in the Chair. On the Order paper were a Private Notice Question from the Leader of the Opposition on ICAC, Questions to the Prime Minister and to Ministers and the resumption of debates on the Government Programme.
It is no doubt that cervical cancer is gaining much momentum and many women are still unaware of the danger of cervical cancer. Many of us have heard about it but never took it seriously. Swati Useree, a 25-year old and a graduate in Medecine has taken the challenge to create cervical cancer awareness among Mauritian women. Her motto is “Together, we can make a difference! We can definitely have a cervical cancer free world.”
Friday, 27 February 2015 14:00

Modi four-island tour

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The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, undertakes a four-island tour starting on March 10. His Indian Ocean Region (IOR) tour, covering Sri Lanka, Maldives, Mauritius and Seychelles plans to explore his country’s past cultural exchanges in the Indian Ocean from East Africa, the Arabian Peninsula, the Indian subcontinent and Sri Lanka to the south-east Asian archipelago.
Friday, 27 February 2015 14:00

Chagos in Parliament

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Sir Anerood Jugnauth: ‘Government will spare no effort so that Mauritius exercises its sovereignty over Chagos and Tromelin’.
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