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Friday, 03 October 2014 14:00

Centenary of the School of Agriculture

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On September 29, the School of Agriculture completed its 100 years in providing trained human resources for the development of agriculture and related fields in Mauritius and the region. To mark the event, the University of Mauritius has organised a series of activities which started on Tuesday and will culminate with an official commemorative ceremony on October 13.
Friday, 03 October 2014 14:00

Ecole du Nord celebrates its 40th year

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In 1973, a group of parents living in the northern region of the country decided to open a school for their children. Ecole du Nord welcomed its first 20 students on September 24 1974. Today, the school has 1,200 students.
Mauritius has again ranked first in the Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IIAG) 2014 for the eighth consecutive year. Among the 52 countries rated by the Foundation, Mauritius scored the highest overall mark of 81.7 points.
Friday, 03 October 2014 14:00

Two Views of Finance

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The International Monetary Fund’s annual meetings will be held on October 10-12 in Washington DC, and the world’s financial sector is a central item on the agenda. That will make for an interesting meeting, because two diametrically opposed views of the global financial system will face off against each other.
Friday, 03 October 2014 14:00

Raviour : Soulful jewel designer since 1982

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Creativity and innovation, indisputable know-how, unique and outstanding jewellery pieces – all these have led Ravior to figure prominently on the world jewellery map and win numerous international awards. Born in a family of jewellers spanning nine generations, Ravi Jetshan is at the head of the thriving enterprise, Ravior. The avid businessman and creative director shares with News on Sunday the secret behind his success since 1982.
Relooking, glamour, make-up and trimming eyebrows are the first things that come to one’s mind when we talk about beauty. But the world of aesthetic is more than just beauty. 
Ralph Waldo Emerson claimed that “Riding a horse is not a gentle hobby, to be picked up and laid down like a game of solitaire. It is a grand passion. It seizes a person whole and once it has done so, he/she will have to accept that life will be radically changed.” Arunima Gobin-Bhunjun epitomizes this philosophy completely. For more than 33 years, she has been living with her passion for horses and is now passing the torch over to her daughter.
Friday, 03 October 2014 14:00

Food security : A long way to go

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Between January and June this year, the production of rice, fish, tea and a few vegetables went up significantly compared to the same period of 2013. However, there was a decline in the production of poultry and local beef. This was revealed in a recent report published by Statistics Mauritus.
Friday, 03 October 2014 14:00

Jeekeshen Chinnappen : The Mauritian Genius

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Jeekeshen Chinnappen – (Jeeks.C)-, is an international certified Genius. He always tries to see complexity in its simplest form. He is also a Black-Belt, 2nd Dan in Ju-Jitsu martial Art.
It all started with a casual singing flash among school friends which they uploaded on YouTube. One year later, they have improved on their singing, music and overall recording. From 2,000 views to more than 33,000 views, this quartet of 17-year-old boys has set a fan-following. Meet Sarvesh, Abhishek, Nadeem and Kevish…
Named after the African sea godess, Yemaya aims to explore the magic of nature in a fun, adventurous and eco-friendly way. Yemaya Adventures, created in 2000 by Patrick Haberland, a qualified sports instructor and former cycling champion, is an adventure company based in Mauritius offering sea kayaking, mountain biking, hiking and team building activities for all levels. This week we explore the sea kayaking activity.
Friday, 26 September 2014 14:00

Dealing with pressure at school

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A school is a place to learn, to build character, to develop critical thinking, to live the best moments of your lives and to make friends. However for some students, school turns out to be a ‘prison’. A place of torment where they have to bear the pressure from educators, attitudes, ill-treatment, strict rules and regulations. News on Sunday talked to some students to know how they perceive the school institution and whether they feel they are under an intolerable pressure.

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