31 March 2015
News on Sunday
Friday, 13 March 2015 12:15 Written by News On Sunday
On the back of its successful debut project, Emirates has announced the continuation of its ‘A Greener Tomorrow’ initiative for a second year, allocating USD 150,000 to support environmental or conservation-based not-for-profit organisations in safeguarding their local environment.
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Friday, 13 March 2015 12:14 Written by News On Sunday
The appeal Bench constituted of Justices Saheeda Peeroo and Nirmala Devat in a ruling delivered a few weeks ago has reduced the sentence upheld by the trial Court convicting Kevalen Pardessy to a lesser term of imprisonment and to a reduced fine.
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Published in Court News
Friday, 13 March 2015 12:11 Written by News On Sunday
In two connected cases which have been consolidated for one judgment to be filed in each Court record, lodged before the Industrial Court Civil Division, neither the employee working as labourer nor the employer has been able to prove his claim because the “Sirdar” named Gooroo, the witness who could have adduced evidence to prove the respective claim has passed away.
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Published in Court News
The Prime Minister Sir Anerood Jugnauth (SAJ) made a vibrant speech in Parliament on Tuesday, while closing the debates on the Government Programme presented by the President of the Republic Kailash Purryag on 27 January 2015.
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Friday, 13 March 2015 11:57 Written by Indradev Curpen
The National Assembly met on Tuesday 10 March with Honourable Speaker, Madam Santibai Hanoomanjee in the Chair. On the Order paper were a Private Notice Question of the Leader of the Opposition on the Police, Questions to the Prime Minister and to Ministers and the resumption of debates on the Government Programme.
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Published in Parliament
Friday, 13 March 2015 11:40 Written by News On Sunday
Many personalities have been raised to the rank of Grand Commander of the Order of the Star and Key of the Indian Ocean (GCSK) - the highest State Honour.
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Friday, 13 March 2015 11:36
Visit of Indian PM Narendra Modi to Mauritius - Economic cooperation given a massive thrust FeaturedWritten by Shaffick Hamuth
Indian Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has reassured Mauritius that he will do nothing to harm the critical sector of one of India’s strongest strategic partners in the world.
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Friday, 13 March 2015 11:22 Written by Indradev Curpen
In a series of tweets from his Twitter handle @narendramodi, linked to Facebook, Prime Minister Narendra Modi wrote on Sunday 8 March: “I am very happy to be there with my sisters and brothers of Mauritius as they celebrate their National Day. Our relationship with Mauritius has been strong and I am committed to working with Prime Minister Anerood Jugnauth to strengthening our ties further in a wide range of issues.”
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Friday, 13 March 2015 11:11 Written by News On Sunday
The Managing Director of Tourism Business Intelligence states that the progress made in tourism since Independence has been phenomenal.
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Friday, 13 March 2015 11:09
Highlights of Modi’s address in the National Assembly - “I see Mauritius as a leader in the Indian Ocean Community and as a bridge to Africa” FeaturedWritten by News On Sunday
“It is always a great honour to speak to a National Assembly. But, it is truly special to do so in the Assembly of a people with which we share the deepest bonds of history and culture; and, of a nation that we are proud to call a friend and a partner.
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Friday, 13 March 2015 11:04 Written by News On Sunday
Forty seven years ago, the star and key of the Indian Ocean obtained its Independence after 166 years of British rule. Since then, Mauritius has been undergoing drastic changes in various sectors. From a monocrop sugar economy, we have moved to an ICT led country.
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