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Friday, 21 August 2015 14:00

India First Lady passes away

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India First Lady, Suvra Mukherjee, the wife of President Pranab Mukherjee, passed away on Tuesday. Aged 58, the First Lady was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit of the Army’s Research and Referral Hospital in New Delhi two weeks back.
Friday, 21 August 2015 14:00

Govt fields armada against domestic violence Featured

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The Protection from Domestic Violence Act will be reviewed in order to offer better protection for victims of domestic violence. The Domingue Report, published this week, has underlined numerous lacunas and weaknesses in the present legal framework.
Friday, 21 August 2015 14:00

9-Year Schooling : Education System Overhauled Featured

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The Education Minister, Leela Devi Dookun-Luchoomun, officially presented the 9-Year Schooling project at the Ecole Hôtelière Sir Gaetan Duval, Ebene on Thursday. This project will be introduced as from 2017. News on Sunday explains to you how the 9-Year Schooling will work.
On Monday, the Prime Minister Sir Anerood Jugnauth announced various measures to combat corruption at the Global SIDS conference on anti-corruption reforms. In his speech, the Prime Minister stated that Mauritius “is ever resolute and determined to fight corruption and other malpractices.” How far will the announced measures effectively tackle corruption?
Raj Boodhoo, the lawyer of businesswoman Nandanee Soornack, stated on Radio Plus on Wednesday that the [Mauritian] police cannot interfere in legal proceedings in Italy. His statement followed the initiative of the police on Tuesday August 18 in delegating the Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Heman Jangi to Italy to speed up the extradition procedures against the businesswoman. The threat of arrest hanging over the businesswoman has just been lifted. In fact, the house arrest which weighed upon her since April has also been lifted.
Friday, 21 August 2015 14:00

Young Professionals in their garden Featured

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Not many people would take up gardening as a hobby, as it requires dedication and love for nature. With their fast paced-lives, many young professionals do not have time for hobbies and their passions. However, there are some nature lovers who would take handle spades and forks to escape their busy schedules. This week, three young professionals take us on a stroll through their gardens. It comes as no surprise that young professionals are nowadays looking for ways to relax and unwind.
Friday, 21 August 2015 14:00

Mauritius from the air Featured

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If you ever had any doubt about the beauty of Mauritius, try seeing it from the air. The bird-eye’s view of the island is simply breathtaking. You must have travelled through the country by car or bus. But, just imagine seeing it from above. How exciting and fascinating! Let’s discover our paradise island from up in the air.
Friday, 21 August 2015 14:00

The Great Emerging-Market Bubble

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Something has gone badly wrong in the emerging economies that were supposed to be taking shape, even dominating, the future of the world. The search for culprits is under way: commodity prices, fracking, US interest rates, El Nino, China, these and others lead the field. But the answer is simpler and more traditional. It is politics.
Friday, 21 August 2015 14:00

Oil’s New Normal

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Oil prices have been heading south again, with a barrel of US crude recently falling below $42 – the lowest level since March 2009, the nadir of the global financial crisis. And, while last year’s sharp price drop was heavily influenced by two large supply shocks, the current decline also has an important demand dimension.
The construction sector is an important pillar of the economy and is set to grow further with various new projects in the pipeline, such as smart cities, new housing developments, universities, hospitals, etc. Vidgraj Engutsamy, from DUKE Consultants, talks to News on Sunday about the role of a Mechanical and Electrical (M&E) Consulting Engineer in this industry.
Friday, 21 August 2015 14:00

Vision 2030 : Achieving the next development stage Featured

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On Saturday, the Prime Minister Sir Anerood Jugnauth will unveil the Vision 2030 blueprint. This government programme is expected to chart the way forward for renewed economic dynamism following years of stagnation. It is believed that the measures to be announced will help in creating a “second economic miracle,” as promised by the government.
Large foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) have voiced concerns before Indian capital market regulator Sebi about the fate of the tax avoidance treaty with Mauritius which is currently being renegotiated between the two governments. The Indian newspaper Economic Times reported in its online edition.
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