21 December 2014
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News on Sunday

Candidates for the first time, the newcomers in politics are going through their first electoral campaign. While for some it is a totally new experience, others, having been involved in politics earlier, are discovering and rediscovering their respective constituencies. In-between their tiresome and hectic nights and days, they share with us how the past two months have been for them.
Friday, 05 December 2014 14:00

Electoral Manifesto

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The Alliance de l’Unité et de la Modernité (Labour-MMM) presented its electoral manifesto last Saturday. News on Sunday highlights the main contents of the 75-page document.
Radakrishna Katherasa Pillay, a disabled person who is also a campaigner for disability rights, told News on Sunday that there is still much to be done to promote the welfare of the disabled.
The Global Rainbow Foundation goes a step further in empowering the physically handicapped in Mauritius. After having empowered more than two thousand persons who had their legs amputated and subsequently helped them with an artificial limb, Professor Armoogum Parsooramen has been able to bring an expert from Bangalore, India, to help visibility-impaired Mauritians.
Friday, 05 December 2014 14:00

Cindy Shaw : Elite Model Look Mauritius 2014 Featured

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She is the grand winner of the modelling contest ‘Elite Model Look Mauritius 2014.’ Young, svelte, with amazing eyes, plump lips and fair complexion, Cindy Shaw has it all. Aged 21, the young lady competed for the International Grand Final of Elite Model Look contest in Shenzhen, China, on 2nd December. For her, Elite Model Look is “an unforgettable adventure.”
Friday, 05 December 2014 14:00

Tourism sector : Struggling to meet expectations Featured

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A major pillar of the Mauritian economy, the tourism industry has been through critical times over the past few years. However, with the diversification strategy towards emerging markets and the increasing number of flights, the sector has found some relief.  News on Sunday presents an overview of the sector performance in 2014 and the perspective for 2015.
Friday, 05 December 2014 14:00

Mauritius to acquire Dornier aircraft from India

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The Government of Mauritius has signed an agreement with Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL), India for the acquisition of a Dornier aircraft for the Mauritius Police Force. The agreement worth US 16 million dollars was signed on Thursday last in Port Louis by the Senior Chief Executive of the Prime Minister’s Office, Mrs K.O Fong Weng-Poorun, and the Managing Director of HAL, Mr S. Subrahmanyan.
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed by the State Trading Corporation, the Indian Oil Corporation Ltd and the Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd on November 27 in Port Louis regarding participation in the setting up of oil storage terminals in Mauritius.
Campus Abroad Mauritius organised its International Education Fair 2014 at the Caudan Waterfront during the past weekend for students wishing to pursue their post-secondary studies overseas. The event was well-received with some 500 visitors on the two days, to the satisfaction of the representatives of universities and institutions from some 12 foreign countries. Sciences Po. Aix from at Lycée La Bourdonnais, Mauritius was also present to poise itself in the higher education landscape for school-leaving Mauritians.
“My perspective of being the leading company in the Indian Ocean and African region is mainly being able to take advantage of the market.” he says. His prices are competitive and his products are of world industrial standards.
Chinnaiyan Chengiah Manoranjeenee (Jemila), 25, is a Tourist Counsellor in France. She has lived in Mauritius until her 21st birthday. She has worked in several primary schools and loves working with children.  In 2009, she met her future husband who was born in France. she then left the country and got married in 2011.
At the age of 18, after his secondary schooling, Shane Li started bodybuilding. At the beginning, he was simply working out to keep fit and develop strong muscles, a dream for all guys. However, the more he practised, the more he loved what he was doing. The young guy relates how he opened his gymnasium nine months back to earn his living from his passion for fitness.