25 November 2014
News on Sunday
The international conference ‘India and its diaspora – A comparative Perspective’, organised by ODI (International) on 29 and 30 March 2013 under the auspices of Jawaharlall Nehru University at New Delhi was a smashing success.
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Events hitting the country at the moment demand some reflection. Something must be rotten in the social fabric for no week passes by without its quota of violence, rape, robbery and crime. Never before such malevolent things were happening according to an octogenarian.
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It is not easy to determine the exact origin of May Day or Labour Day for it can be traced back not with precision to the far off days of antiquity. Not in a recent past the Americans used to celebrate similar occasions on September 5, but for reasons convenient to them they moved it to some time in May. Many argue that because of University resumption families involved preparing admission for their wards the opportunity was not propitious.
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Published in Society
Friday, 03 May 2013 18:14 Written by Devanand Rampersad
There is no point repeating week in week out about the progress the villages are making socially and economically that are helping them move out of the quagmire they were wallowing in some five decades back.
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Published in Magazine
Reflecting on education today especially in the Indian context one is actually amazed at the sea changes that have taken place or are taking place. One is of course the advent and increasing popularity of Distance and Open education, which addresses problems like one time failure, discontinuity of studies, education for adults, training and being upgraded in one’s work place and alternating work and studies. In fact the world of work and the world of learning are very intricately and intimately connected, today.
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Friday, 03 May 2013 18:12
Studying in UK – Sharon Taylor : “Double-check your paperwork while filing an application for a Student Visa”Written by Premita Leelachand
The United Kingdom is the second most coveted study destination for Mauritian students after the United States. According to the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) Report 2011, around 1,000 Mauritians chose UK for their higher education.
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Published in Education
Friday, 03 May 2013 18:10 Written by Jameela Jaddoo
Working with passion and love for children is what she does best. Mother of two adorable girls, Natacha Khoodaruth is a complete woman both in her career and her family life.
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Published in People
“A man willing to work, and unable to find work, is perhaps the saddest sight that fortune’s inequality exhibits under this sun,” once said Thomas Carlyle. After years of studies when the fresh graduates are now willing to adopt a professional stance to life, they get the greatest disappointment- UNEMPLOYMENT. Many fresh graduates in Mauritius are currently facing this crisis. Unemployment has many negative effects on the youth. Some of the graduates have agreed to share their experience with News on Sunday.
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Published in Society
Friday, 03 May 2013 18:03 Written by Indradev Curpen
The Chairman of the National Economic and Social Council, Radhakrishna Sadien has last week submitted his annual report on the Impact of the Global Financial Crisis on the Mauritian Economy. In his analysis of the economic situation, Radhakrishna Sadien is direct and to the point- Mauritius is adversely impacted and there is need for quick correction. Among the most affected are our Export, the Construction industry and the Tourism sector. New sectors of the economy like green tourism and aquaculture should be developed.
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Published in Interview
Friday, 03 May 2013 18:01 Written by Shaffick Hamuth
FINANCE MINISTER Xavier-Luc Duval reiterated on Monday that his priority is to sustain economic growth. According to him, the local economy continues to remain fragile given that our main export market, Europe, representing over 60% of our exports, is expected to continue in recession.
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Friday, 03 May 2013 17:50 Written by Indradev Curpen
Around the world, 1st of May is a day of global and national mobilisation. In Mauritius, Labour Day has always been an opportunity for the mobilisation of supporters of various political parties in the country instead of mobilization of the working class.
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Friday, 26 April 2013 12:00 Written by News On Sunday
Meeteela Dooly, the widow of Dhanraz Dawokolay will receive her widow’s pension as from 3 September 1994.
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