30 August 2015
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Frederic Lamarque, 24, is a Cosplayer. His particular sign: he likes to dress up as his favourite manga characters. Being a badass in fighting mood is what he prefers. Let’s meet this passionate Cosplayer…
The construction industry is incomplete without the contribution of Quantity Surveyors. Who are they and what do they do? The Quantity Surveyor Vikram Jeetah explains this profession to readers of News on Sunday.
Friday, 07 August 2015 14:00

Treading towards success

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Kelly Kim has truly quoted: “Success is about creating benefit for all and enjoying the process. If you focus on this and adopt this definition, success is yours.” It is the dream of everyone to be successful in life. This week, some young professionals share with us the secret behind their success.
Convicted  to 33 years’ penal servitude for possession of  471,7 grammes of heroin and for drug trafficking by the Assizes Court, the  South African J.J. Botha has been acquitted last week  on appeal. In a judgment delivered by the Full Bench of the Supreme Court sitting on appeal and consisting of the Chief Justice, Keshoe Parsad Matadeen, the Acting Senior Puisne Judge Saheeda Peeroo and Justice  David Chan Kan Cheong, has allowed the appeal.
Noyan Béugé has been acquitted by the Appeal Court which has quashing  his conviction  to  six months’  imprisonment  after he was found guilty for larceny by means of scaling in breach of Section 309 (1) of the Criminal Code. In its ruling the Appeal Bench consisting of Justices Abdulraffick Hamuth and  Gaitri Manna-Jugessur Manna came to the conclusion that the Prosecution has failed to establish the expertise of PS Luchman in the field of footprint.
Seniority is not a criteria taking into consideration in the nomination of  Deputy Rectors. Ghumanand Heeramun, who has obtained leave  to apply for  Judicial review to contest the nomination of  55 Deputy Rectors , has  lost his application against the Public Bodies Appeal Tribunal. In his application he has contested the decision of the  Public Service Commission (PSC) for having nominated those Deputy Rector to his  detriments.The PSC and the 55 new deputy rectors  were sued as co-respondents.
Four Chinese citizens are suspected of having fraudulently copied the electronic data of electronic cards of MCB customers by using the ‘skimming’ method. Hu Xiao Mao, Liu Xiao Yong and Zhang Guiping were arrested on Tuesday by the Cyber Crime Unit. They had extended their stay in Mauritius.
Friday, 31 July 2015 14:00

Chaykh Khaled at the CCID

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Islamic priest and educator Chaykh Khaled was called to the CCID on Thursday as part of an investigation on a gathering held on Saturday at Al Aqsa mosque in Plaine Verte. The supporters of the cleric protested against the non renewal of the latter’s residence and work permit.
Sanjeev Nunkoo was acquitted on Thursday. Accused of complicity in the murder of Hélène Lam Po Tang, he was found not guilty by the jury in criminal court. “The nine jury members unanimously believed in the innocence of Sanjeev Nunkoo,” said his lawyer Rama Valayden, on Radio Plus. “The truth has triumphed,” added Rama Valayden.
Amidst chanting of “Vande Mataram” by thousands of people and with full military honours, the remains of former Indian President APJ Abdul Kalam were laid to rest at Peikarumbu in his hometown Rameswaram on Thursday.
Friday, 31 July 2015 14:00

“High” school : How drugs enter our colleges Featured

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“C’est pas bien”, “Diamond”, “Black Mamba” all these exotically named drugs have made their way into our country’s educational system which have literally become “high” schools. News On Sunday investigates how these substances or “synthetic drugs” find their way into school premises.
News on Sunday wants to know the reasons behind the cracks and breakup of the recently built Terre Rouge\Verdun link road at a cost of more than a billion rupees and which caused much concern to the general public. In this context, Dr Bhanooduth Lalljee, who holds a PhD in Soil Science, explains the causes. He was previously the Director of Consultancy and Contract Research at the University of Mauritius. He has more than 30 years of experience in teaching, research and consultancy in soil and environmental issues. He is currently the Head of the Department of Agriculture and Food Science at the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Mauritius.