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Friday, 06 March 2015 14:00

Collendavelloo buries CT Power project

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The National Assembly held its sitting on Tuesday 3 March at 11.30 a.m with the Honourable Speaker, Madam Santibai Hanoomanjee in the Chair.
Friday, 06 March 2015 14:00

Modi handshake remains firm

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Indian Prime Minister’s first ever handshake with Sir Anerood Jugnauth next week will remain firm as that shown with former government, a high official at the Indian High Commission here told News on Sunday.
Friday, 06 March 2015 14:00

India to supply 13 warships to Mauritius

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CGS Barracuda left Koshi, India, on 23 February 2015 and undertook its maiden passage to Mauritius. The ship arrived at Port-Louis on Monday 02 March 2015 at 10:00 and received a warm welcome by the port and harbour authorities as per established maritime traditions. India is keen on naval exports to nations in the IOR.
Friday, 06 March 2015 14:00

CEB moves towards renewable energy

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The Central Electricity Board (CEB) will issue shortly an Expression of Interest (EOI) for the generation of energy from renewable sources namely wind, solar, biomass and waste to energy. To that effect, the Board will be implementing measures to increase its capacity to integrate renewable energy into its electricity grid.
Friday, 06 March 2015 14:00

Hotel occupancy and airline seats

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A major contention of the hotel industry is the limited available seats on airlines. This is a chicken and egg problem. Airlines would say that there is not enough demand to serve a specific route while hotels would say that there is limited availability of seats, especially during peak seasons.
Tourism in Mauritius is no longer confined to the sea, sun and sand. Over the past few years, the sector has witnessed wide diversification.  Nowadays, we welcome tourists seeking other purposes. These are related to the medical, wellness, cultural, or even green objectives. The development of these new poles creates not only jobs, but also other opportunities for small and medium businesses.
On Wednesday, MGI organised its 6th Edition of MUN Conference regrouping all its sister schoolS like MGSSS Moka, MGSSS Flacq, MGSSS Nouvelle France, MGSSS Solferino and RTSSS. The launching ceremony was done in the presence of the Ag. Director of Schooling MGI, T. Mauree, Director of MGI, Dr V.D. Koonjal, Director General of MGI/RTI S.Gayan and the permanent secretary of the Ministry of Education, Meethook.  
On Wednesday, the University of Mauritius (UoM) in collaboration with University of Central Lancashire (UCLAN) organised a debate on the theme of “the most recent developments in Constitutional Law.” The UoM had eight participants while UCLAN had 12. The event had as objective to increase awareness and understanding of scholarly Constitutional and Public Law themes which have not yet been unveiled.
Friday, 06 March 2015 14:00

A Selfie World

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From kids to adults, the obsession for selfies spans far and wide. The smartphone self portrait has established a new form of self-expression. Mauritius also has not been spared from this craze.
Friday, 06 March 2015 14:00

The Immorality of Coal

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Momentum seems to be building for a global deal at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris this December. With this sense of optimism comes a keen awareness that the use of fossil fuels must be phased out globally as rapidly as possible. Indeed, the idea that greenhouse-gas emissions should be reduced to zero by 2050 is gaining wider acceptance.
Yaaseen Edoo has been overcoming all difficulties easily. He has inspired many youngsters with his successful story. Again, this young man is all set to conquer the world.  He is the first ever winner of the Queen’s Young Leaders Award.
Nadeem Sham, of Mauritian origin, is working on the global film project “Nascent” as Executive Producer and Strategic Consultant. The dynamic young man shares a different vision for the entertaining industry in Mauritius in an interview with News on Sunday.