25 April 2015
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For having made a false and malicious denunciation, a driving instructor found himself in trouble. Now the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) will have to take action against him, following the judgment delivered by the senior magistrate Miss Adeelah Hamuth. Following the statement he made to the police, F.H.N.
The Senior Puisne Judge Eddy Balancy and Justice Rita Teelock sitting on appeal  have last week set aside with costs  the appeal lodged by Aboo Bakar Sidick Noormamode whereby the appellant was found guilty by the Intermediate Court Criminal Division for having falsified the act of marriage of Kounal Poorun with  a minor Olivia Vulcain and convicted to pay a fine of Rs 20,000 and to undergo  6 months’ penal servitude.
The Chief Justice Keshoe Parsad Matadeen and Justice Asraf Caunhye sitting on appeal have rejected the appeal lodged by Tamak Distribution Ltd and Tamak Retail Ltd against a decision of the trial Court forbidding them “from dealing in any manner whatsoever with or in any products bearing any designs, logos, names or marks similar to or identical to or passing off as the Pentagon trademarks which trademarks are owned and registered by the plaintiff (now respondent) in Mauritius.”
Government will inject around Rs 10.3 billion in the implementation of priority projects in the water sector so as to address water supply problems in regions that are most affected. News On Sunday called upon Parmanand Moloye to comment on the massive investment to revamp the water sector in Mauritius.
Moollan & Moollan Ltd, the audit firm based in Mauritius and operating in the region, has recently joined the prestigious Integra International, a global and interactive association of independent auditing firms, accounting and consulting, which is headquartered in London. Shakil Moollan, Associate Director of the firm shares his achievement with News on Sunday.
Friday, 03 April 2015 14:00

APEC takes MPC to task

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The Association for the Protection of the Environment and of Consumers (APEC) is pressing the Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of Mauritius to raise the repo rate.
Friday, 03 April 2015 14:00

Salon de La Famille : Finance Minister to launch event Featured

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The 3rd edition of the Salon de La Famille organised by Events Plus in collaboration with Défi Media Group and Radio Plus opens today. The event will be inaugurated by the Minister of Finance Vishnu Lutchmeenaraidoo. It will also mark the launching of Défi Business and Economy magazine.
The Betamax case unfolds new developments. On Wednesday, the CCID continued the interrogation under warning of Soopramanien Kandasamy Pather, Permanent Secretary (PS) of the Ministry of Public Infrastructure in 2008.
Friday, 03 April 2015 14:00

Gambling : Social victims trigger action Featured

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The government is all set to tackle the thorny issue of ‘nation zougadère’ (gambling nation). Various measures were announced in the recent budget speech to fight this scourge that is affecting society. News on Sunday delves into the issue.
Friday, 03 April 2015 14:00

Agaléga is not leased in any form

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The National Assembly resumed its activities on Tuesday 31 March with Madam the Speaker Honourable Shantibai Hanoomanjee in the Chair. On the agenda was a Private Notice Question of the Leader of the Opposition on Agaéga, addressed to the Prime Minister, Questions to Ministers and debates on the Budget.
Friday, 03 April 2015 14:00

Not a gender-responsive budget

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The Minister has stated that this is a “No Tax Budget” and truly we can say that this budget is rather generous. Any budget putting people and the planet before profits would look significantly different and “safe” to the largely austere budget we have seen, or rather forced down out throat, in the last few years. The budget with a gender lens tells a different story.
Providing a modern transportation system and reducing traffic congestion across the island is a must while setting up a ‘SMART city’.  For chartered architect, Rambassun Sewpal, building a ‘smart’ city is an on-going metamorphosis, where we have to take into consideration the impact on citizens and the environment.