26 October 2014
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Stevenhills Ltd has been convicted to pay a fine of Rs 50,000 with costs for Contempt of Court on account of failure to comply with a judgment of the Judge in Chambers delivered on 14 January 2013.
The Chief Justice, Keshoe Parsad Matadeen and Justice Ashraf Caunhy, sitting on appeal  have last week set aside with costs  the application for Judicial Review lodged by  the Cane Growers Association against  a decision of the Employment Relation Tribunal (ERT) to extend an award which granted  salary increase of 14% to the whole of the Sugar Industry.
Friday, 24 October 2014 14:00

Full Bench orders fresh trial in sex abuse case

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The Full Bench of the Supreme Court, consisting of the Senior Puisne Judge Eddy Balancy and Justices Saheeda Peeroo and Prithiviraj Fekna, in a ruling delivered last week, has declared the trial of the appellant, Ashok Kumar Jeetah, to be  a nullity and remitted the case for a fresh trial before another Magistrate of the Intermediate Court.
The 10th Economic Forum of the Indian Ocean Islands (FEIOI), takes place in Moroni Comoros this weekend,  23-25 October 2014. The FEIOI is the most important economic event of the Indian Ocean region. Organised this year by the Union of Chambers of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture (the UCCIA) under the auspices of the Union of Chambers of Commerce and Industry of the Indian Ocean (the UCCIOI) in collaboration with the Indian Ocean Commission (IOC), the FEIOI itself is a beacon economic rendez-vous of the region.
Friday, 24 October 2014 14:00

ACIM says no to light rail project

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The ‘Association des Consommateurs de l’ile Maurice’ (ACIM) claims the light rail project will not be viable and will not benefit consumers. ACIM secretary Jayen Chellum told the press that this project will be disastrous for the economy.
Friday, 24 October 2014 14:00

World Rally Arc in Mauritius

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After passing on the island of Cocos (Keeling), near Australia, the crews of the World Rally Arc landed in Mauritius last Sunday for the third time since 2012. The yachts, known to be some of the most famous nautical rallies in the world, were at the Caudan Waterfront until 23 October on a stopover before returning to the island of Reunion.
Friday, 24 October 2014 14:00

Divali brings political lull

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Mauritians of the Hindu faith celebrated Divali with great fervour on Thursday. Divali, which spiritually signifies the victory of light over darkness and good over evil, is an important festival in the Hindu calendar.
Friday, 24 October 2014 14:00

General Elections : Critical week for political leaders Featured

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The coming week will be very critical for leaders of the two main alliances. By hook or by crook, they will have to finalise their lists of candidates given that the Writ for election of the new Parliament will probably be issued on 3 or 4 November. If so, the Nomination Day will be held around the 20 December and the General Election probably on 7 or 14 December.
Friday, 24 October 2014 14:00

Common postal stamp for Indian Ocean islands

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Islands of the Indian Ocean- Mauritius, Madagascar, the Comoros, the Seychelles and France through Reunion, Mayotte and TAAF share a common stamp since last week. This is a unique happening in the history of world philately.
Friday, 24 October 2014 14:00

Who will Sino-Mauritians vote?

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At the eve of Deepavali celebration when the Mauritian nation is actively preparing to celebrate the Festival of Light, the Sino-Mauritians are in deep sorrow after another series of profanation of their ancestors’ vaults at Bois Marchand Cemetery have been committed on 15 and 16 October.
Friday, 24 October 2014 14:00

The Second Republic Featured

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The Second Republic, a salient feature of the Labour/MMM electoral agreement, seems to be totally absent from political debates. While politicians are busy raking the past and resorting to mudslinging against each other,  civil society is anxiously waiting for more details on the eventual Second Republic project. News on Sunday seeks the views of Barrister Erickson Mooneapillay, Trade unionist and political observer Jack Bizlall and Professor Sheila Bunwaree.
DR JACK KEEL: Happy Divali! Please accept my belated wishes.
MR HIDING: It’s not belated at all. Celebrations can last several days. And depending on our mood and disposition, everyday can be Divali day.

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