30 January 2015
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Saturday, 24 January 2015 12:00

Khalina Khulpateea – “Canada, a land of opportunities” Featured

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Khalina Khulpateea, 26, works as Senior Financial Services Representative at the Head Office of The Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) in Montreal.  She is passionate about making a difference in the lives of people in her surroundings.  
Saturday, 24 January 2015 11:00

Education - General Paper: Judiciary System in Mauritius Featured

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One of the main topics of 2015 General Paper is the Judiciary, which has been analysed and discussed by professionals in the domain. Students can use materials below as a guiding tool in their essay writing.
Saturday, 24 January 2015 10:00

Yasheel Awootar : Young, smart and talented mimic Featured

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Yasheel Dharmishta Singh Awootar, 24, is currently a student in psychology in Budapest, Hungary. During the electoral campaign last year, he entertained Mauritians with four videos on YouTube in which he imitated different politicians. The series of Mauritian Mimicry were much appreciated and received good response, with one of them getting almost 60,000 views.
The Appeal Court, having on the Bench Justices Abdulraffick Hamuth and Prithiviraj Fekna in a judgment delivered last week, has upheld the ruling of the Intermediate Criminal Court after the appellant, Mariam Bibi Taslima Edoo, was found guilty under two counts for drug offences and sentenced to undergo 4 years’ penal servitude and to pay a total fine of Rs 65,000, that is Rs 50,000 and Rs 15,000 under count 1 and count 2 respectively.
In a judgment delivered last week, Justice Paul Lam Shang Leen, sitting at the Commercial Division of the Supreme Court has ordered Bhumi Fund Ltd to pay the sum of Rs 1.4 million with interest at legal rate from the date of entry of the plaint with costs to Nicant Awotar and Associates Ltd.
Mahen Seeruttun is the new Minister of Agro Industry. He contributed actively as a member of the MSM with questions raised and comments made in relation to Agriculture and national development at the National Assembly since 2010. He is a qualified accountant, trained in London in the late 80’s and early 90’s and is also a holder of an MBA in Finance. On his return to Mauritius, he joined the audit firm DCDM (now BDO) and afterwards spent some 15 years at the MSIRI as head of Administration and Finance. This is where he had the opportunity to work closely with all the stakeholders of the sugar industry.
There are only few options, says Dr Chandan Jankee, Associate Professor and economist, for any government to mobilise resources for fulfilling electoral promises and implementing its economic and social agenda. In an interview with News on Sunday, he points out that this can be achieved by reducing government expenditure and increasing both tax and non-tax revenues. Or simply by borrowing and through sales of government assets…Moreover, he emphasises on the creation of jobs in the public sector.
Passionate about music, design, nature and the sea and having at heart the interest of his employees to unlock their potential, Giovanni Paul, the managing director of Liquid, informs us about the art of designing quality garments. He reveals the concept and philosophy behind the brand name ‘Liquid’.
Friday, 23 January 2015 14:00

Roches Noires Saga : The noose tightens around Ramgoolam Featured

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The enquiry on the Roches Noires affair which started on January 8 2014 progressed further this week. The police wants to know whether Navin Ramgoolam, ex-Prime Minister was in his bungalow in Roches Noires on July 2, 2011. As at now, the presence of businesswoman Nandanee Soornack is confirmed. Other interrogations are in the pipeline. Also, major developments are expected in the probe on Anand Kumar Ramdhony’s death in police cell.
During his press conference on Thursday, Nando Bodha revealed that he had no other choice but to close the Terre Rouge-Verdun road completely. “At the start, we were willing to adopt the dual carriage way for movement. But on Wednesday afternoon we noticed that the crack had extended to all five lanes and we had to close the road at 6 pm for the security of drivers,” he maintained.
Friday, 23 January 2015 14:00

SC 2014: 73.4% students successful

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Cohort 2014 of the School Certificate (SC) has registered a pass rate of 73.4%, slightly less than the previous year (74.98%). Profound analysis of the performance of the candidates will be available in the days to come, said Ahmed Jahangeer, the new Officer-in-Charge of the Mauritius Examinations Syndicate (MES). He also confirmed that the new system of posting results online went on smoothly and was well-received by both the candidates and the head of schools. 
Friday, 23 January 2015 14:00

Indian Navy chief meets PM

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The Chief of Naval Staff of the Indian Navy, Admiral R.K. Dhowan paid a courtesy call on the Prime Minister, Sir Anerood Jugnauth, on Wednesday at the Treasury Building in Port Louis.