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Friday, 08 May 2015 14:00

Political parties brace up their sleeves

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Writs of election for the Municipal City Council and Municipal Town Council have already been issued.  Nomination day will be carried out on 23 May 2015.   Drafting candidate’s lists, breezing campaign themes, setting out objectives and missions, such are the current activities of our political parties for the municipal election 7 May.  After the General Election of December, the town dwellers will now be called to vote for their councillors. The various political parties are ready to face the challenge. If the Alliance Lepep is showing confident about winning again, the MMM is posing as the real challengers for the government.  
Friday, 08 May 2015 14:00

New police station at La Gaulette

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The region of La Gaulette in the West of the island now has a modern police station with all necessary facilities. The inauguration took place on Saturday in the presence of the Commissioner of Police, Mr Mario Nobin and the President of the District Council of Black River, members of religious bodies, the private sector and officers of the police force.
“There does not exist any sphere in life where we never stop learning.  We believe in continuous improvement and development.  It is with this objective that we are coming with a post graduate diploma in people management for our Human Resource Professionals,” Areff Salauroo says during a press conference held on Wednesday at le Suffren Hotel.  
Vishnu Lutchmeenaraidoo’s son Ashwin married the woman of his heart Chevy Camille on 25 April at Ile aux Deux Cocos. The religious ceremony took place in a temple last Sunday while the Catholic wedding will be celebrated in Britain. The newlyweds met in France where Ashwin studied.
President Kailash Purryag’s visit in India, last month, has had a wide coverage in the Indian press. He was invited to attend the two-day annual convocation of Lovely Professional University (LPU).
A Prime Minister’s Solidarity Fund for Nepal has been set up to which Government will make an initial contribution of 500 000 US Dollars and the Mauritian public is invited to contribute generously so as to bring some assistance and relief to the people of Nepal, which has been severely struck by the recent devastating earthquake.
The National Assembly was in session on Tuesday 5 May with Madam the Honourable Speaker, Shantibhai Hanoomanjee, in the chair. No Private Notice Question or Questions to the Prime Minister and to Ministers were on the agenda. The Order Paper only included three Public Bills- the first reading of The Finance (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill; the second reading of the Supplementary Appropriation (2013) Bill and the second reading of the Road Traffic (Amendment) Bill. The first part of the session was exclusively devoted to debates on the Supplementary Bill and the Road Traffic Amendment Bill. It took 15 minutes for the 2013 Supplementary Budget to be voted after committee stage while five members including the Leader of the Opposition talked lengthily on the Road Traffic Amendment Bill before it was voted without amendment.
The Assises Court presided over by Justice Prithiviraj Fekna has last week  convicted Satyadev Ramlall to 30 years’ penal servitude  after the accused pleaded guilty of having  criminally, willfully and unlawfully killed one Divyana Padaruth, an inhabitant of  St Antoine, Goodlands, a 23-year old mother of two children.
Madagascar is seeking Mauritian expertise for the setting up of special economic zones and is using Mauritius as a model owing to the country’s successful industrial development.
Friday, 08 May 2015 14:00

Emirates renews its support to Mauritius

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Emirates, a global connector of people and places, has renewed its support to Mauritius by extending a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which outlines joint activities to promote the island destination.
Friday, 08 May 2015 14:00

Speed up cruising to the Vanilla Islands

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Vanilla Islands - comprising of Seychelles, Madagascar, La Réunion, Mauritius, Comoros, Mayotte and Maldives – are focusing on cruise travellers. The ministerial meeting of the Vanilla Islands held in Seychelles, last month, had a fruitful outcome.
Talent development and building sustained leadership capability have become the two key factors when we speak of growth in Mauritius.  It seems essential for Mauritius to produce leaders who can perform not only nationally but internationally as well. Under this vision, Justin Allen, from Result Based Leadership (RBL) led a conference entitled “Talent Accelerator: Building Results-Based Leaders for Sustainable Growth”. 
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