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Thousands of Mauritians are travelling during this season to celebrate St Sylvestre away from the island. Either in a foreign land or on cruises, these people will be spending a lot of money to break free from the traditional way that we are accustomed to welcoming the New Year.
Now  that the new government is in place, everyone is waiting for the 2015 Budget which will be presented early next year. The new Minister of Finance Vishnu Lutchmeenaraidoo has already provided glimpses of what to expect in this annual exercise. Here are some of the main highlights:
Thursday, 25 December 2014 14:00

Memories of a journey

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The English novelist E.M Foster has written that there are many turns and re-turns in the course of life. Some people undertake a journey back in time. Goorooduth Chuttoo is one of them who took up the challenge to go back to his roots.
DR JACK KEEL: Have you completed your Christmas shopping?
MR HIDING: I don’t understand. What do you mean by Christmas shopping?
Thursday, 25 December 2014 14:00

New Year Resolution

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In just a few days, we will step into a new year. Many of us will start 2015 afresh with special resolutions. A few persons have gladly agreed to share theirs with readers of News On Sunday.
Thursday, 25 December 2014 14:00

Backstage Awards 2014

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Friday night 19th December was buzzing at Backstage Lounge Bar at Hennessy Park Hotel in Ebène Cybercity. The iconic bar organized for the very first time an award ceremony rewarding one of four outstanding talents in 8 categories, namely Make-up & Hair Artist, Photographer / Videographer, Model, Fashion Designer, Live Art Performer, Music Artist, Music Band and DJ.
Thursday, 25 December 2014 14:00

Current Hairstyles: Trendy and Chic

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It is said that our hair is the ‘crown’ on our head. For many of our youngsters, there is no way that they will go out with dull hair. Showing off their shiny healthy looking hair, their stylish haircuts, and their funny or sexy side, youngsters are full of creativity and never go out of style.
Thursday, 25 December 2014 14:00

Barracuda ‘warship’ arrives in Mauritius

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The Indian defence shipbuilder, Garden Reach Shipyard & Engineers (GRSE) handed over on Saturday last a 1,300-tonne offshore patrol vessel (OPV) named “Barracuda” to Mauritius. This $58-million vessel is what the GRSE calls ‘the first warship ordered by a foreign country from an Indian shipyard.’ The handing over was made by the Indian Minister of state for defence, Rao Inderjit Singh, to Mauritius government officials at Kolkata on Saturday.
Thursday, 25 December 2014 14:00

Audit Report

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The report of the Director of Audit, ready since July 2014, is finally out. The delay is explained by the fact that the National Assembly was not in session. The latest report highlights several cases of mismanagement, over-run of costs, inefficiencies and unrecovered dues. News on Sunday reproduces some excerpts of the report.
Thursday, 25 December 2014 14:00

Global Outlook : What economists predict for 2015

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It’s the end of the year, the time when economists around the world rival with astrologers to make predictions for the coming New Year. News on Sunday reproduces a selection of those global forecasts.
Thursday, 25 December 2014 14:00

IRS/RES : A sector with untapped potential

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Compared to previous years, the IRS/RES sector has not fared well this year. Official figures indicate a total foreign direct investment of Rs 2.8 billion during the period January to September 2014. Total investment was Rs 4.6 billion in 2013, Rs 4.2 billion in 2012 and Rs 3.3 billion in 2011. News on Sunday brings an insight into this sector with untapped potential, but marred with myths.
Thursday, 25 December 2014 14:00

Measuring the Next Global Development Goal

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At the start of the twenty-first century, the international community made some smart and simple promises with the so-called Millennium Development Goals. The world would halve the proportion of people suffering from hunger and living in extreme poverty, achieve universal primary education, and dramatically reduce child mortality by 2015. There have been many successes, though not all of the MDGs’ targets will be achieved.