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Friday, 29 May 2015 14:00

Jury can’t be contested, Court rules

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“One should not overlook the fact that as a matter of practice before the Court of Assizes, the plea of the accused would not be taken until communication of the prosecution brief, including unused materials, if requested. This is a clear advantage allowing the accused to know fully well before tendering his plea of what he is accused of both in terms of law and on the facts.
People who experienced bullying in childhood are more likely to be overweight and show higher levels of circulatory system inflammation in later life, finds a new research from the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) at King’s College London. This puts them at higher risk of heart attack and various age-related conditions, including type-2 diabetes, according to the study authors.
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in collaboration with the Mauritian Radiation Protection Authority (RPA), hosted its First Regional Coordination Meeting on radiation protection at Voilà Hotel in Bagatelle from 18 to 22 May 2015. Twenty-six participants from different African countries and Faradally Abdoulla Ollitte, CEO of the RPA attended the meeting.
Three new charges have been laid against Navin Ramgoolam. On Wednesday, Ramgoolam was at the District Court of Port Louis regarding a case of state land allocation. He was released after paying three bails of Rs 50,000 each and three acknowledged debts of Rs 500,000.
Friday, 29 May 2015 14:00

BAI: Laina Rawat challenges asset freeze

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Laina Rawat, daughter of Dawood Rawat, swore an affidavit at the Supreme Court on Thursday to contest the freezing of her assets. She has made a request to the Commercial Court to initiate a lawsuit against the National Commercial Bank and preserve the rights of Bramer Bank Corporation Ltd (BBCL).
Following the alleged mismanagement and fraudulent activities within the Vacoas Multipurpose Co-operative Society, the government has decided to probe all cooperative societies.
Friday, 29 May 2015 14:00

Father arrested for abducting daughter

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11-year old kidnapped student was found safe on Wednesday morning at Riche-Terre.  The police suspects Zaid S. the father, to be involved in his own daughter’s kidnapping.  He was arrested by the CID and charged with “abducting minor”.
Friday, 29 May 2015 14:00

Sugar Cane harvest

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The 2015 sugar cane harvest started on Monday 25 May with milling at the factory of Altéo Ltd of the Union Flacq Group. Omnicane in the southern sector is expected to start operations in early June while Medine and Terra in the west and north respectively, will follow during the first week of July.
“The present government is turning the former Prime Minister into a martyr.” This is what Eliézer Francois, the leader of the Mouvement Authentique Mauricien (MAM), said during a media briefing on Wednesday at the Tsan Man Kin Chambers in Port Louis.
Several professionals are contesting the coming municipal elections to put their competence at the service of their towns. Some of them have expressed their vision for these elections to News on Sunday.
The transition from summer to winter inevitably brings changes in our lives. In spite of the cold, there are a number of things that we can do to stay as healthy and active as in summer.
The establishment of an administrative and legal body for the Mascarene Plateau region, jointly shared by Seychelles and Mauritius, was one of the key issues on the agenda during the 6th meeting of the Joint Commission between the two island nations, held in the Seychelles capital Victoria, a few days ago.
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