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Friday, 19 June 2015 14:00

Why I oppose corporal punishment in schools

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Punishment in schools should be the last resort, especially corporal punishment. We are dealing with children, not grown-ups or hardened criminals. Schools are learning institutions and not penitentiaries. Most children are responsive to kindness.
Friday, 19 June 2015 14:00

Biometric ID Card Judgment, an analysis

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Me Sanjeev Teeluckdharry, representing the plaintiff Maharajah Madhewoo, said: “Le jugement sur la carte biométrique est contradictoire et ambigu”.
Friday, 19 June 2015 14:00

The Safes of Navin Ramgoolam

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It’s not my intention to act as Navin Ramgoolam’s advocate, nor do I pretend I can be his lawyer in the Safes Saga. He has got some eminent barristers to defend him; besides, he himself is a lawyer. Nevertheless, as an ex-teacher and ex-secondary school Principal, having still a vocation for teaching, I have decided to explain and try to shed a little more light on this issue of safes.
“Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country,” this quote of John Kennedy describes Kushal Kutwaroo’s willpower and zeal to do something for his birthplace, Mauritius. He wanted to become a soldier to better serve the motherland, but he then realised that he lives in a paradise.  Meeting with a gutsy youngster…
Even as a child, she felt different. As she grew up, Sylvie Robert-Stanley took up challenges. So, she dived into psychology and neuroscience.
A passionate artist and a social activist, Zaahirah has worn several hats throughout her journey. A Mauritian now residing in the United Arab Emirates, she has always worked for the empowerment of women and been involved in lots of community development projects.
Medha Boolauky, 28, works as Chief Operations Officer (COO) for Phronesis and ELI Africa. A determined person, she always does her best in everthing she undertakes, be it in London or Mauritius.
There is so much noise all around me. The children are playing and a loud giggle bursts through the air now and then; the teenage boys are sat in their spot talking to each other, some of them clearly attempting to make their voices sound deeper than they actually are; then there’s the rest of them, scattered across the crowded room – some sitting knee-to-knee on the sofa, others sitting knee-to-knee on the floor - and every single person is talking (some louder and more obviously than others, I must say).
Friday, 19 June 2015 14:00

Kart Zoe : The thrill of racing

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Do you fancy getting an adrenaline rush while driving only inches from the road? Hopeful Formula 1 drivers can take on karting, like world champion Michael Schumacher when he started. Kart racing can be a fun and thrilling experience while simultaneousy providing a perfect outing. Located at the Cascavelle shopping mall in the western part of the island, Kart Zoe Ltd is the place to be.
The 9th edition of the outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards was celebrated yesterday at the Mauritius Examinations Syndicate. 80 Mauritian students including those who have come out Top in the World, top in Mauritius and who have achieved outstanding grades in the November 2014 Examinations were rewarded. Meet some of the students who have excelled…
Friday, 12 June 2015 14:00

No damages because victim was negligent

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The plaint with summons of Widow Phoolaw Chubeelall and her three minor children, Deewas, Dharmendra  and Veena, claiming damages to the tune of Rs 2,4 million for the death of her husband Bidianand Chubeelall in a fire which occurred in the workshop of the latter’s employer, Devanand Mukool, at Belle Etoile, has been dismissed with costs.
Magistrate Azam Neerooa, sitting at the Criminal Division of the Intermediate Court has last week set aside the accusation of corruption lodged against the former President of the defunct Rivière du Rempart/Pamplemousses District Council, Prembhoodass Ellayah, on a point of law.
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