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In his message to students on 11 March 2015, the day when all schools celebrated the 47th Independence Day anniversary of Mauritius, Prime Minister Sir Anerood Jugnauth pointed out that the Government will honour its promise of alleviating the hardships of parents through a number of measures, such as the full subsidy on SC and HSC exam fees. 
Friday, 06 March 2015 14:00

CD World acquitted of breach of copyright

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CD World Ltd  represented by its  director, Mohammad Wally Ahad Dhoorundhur, which was answering a charge under two counts of information  for possession of several fake music CD in breach of the Copyright  Act, has been acquitted last  week by Senior Magistrate,  Miss Adilah Hamuth sitting at the District Court of  Port Louis (3rd Division).
Accused Jean François Bauda stood charged under three counts of information for having under count 1 raped then 25-year old married housewife, Mrs X, the complainant, at her residence; under counts 2 and 3 he was sued for aggravated larceny whilst being more than two individuals of Rs 3,000 on the same date as in count 1 and its alternative count of possession of stolen property. Accused pleaded not guilty to the three counts and was assisted by Counsel Mr Said Toorbuth.
Rajen Bablee Executive Director of Transparency Mauritius since August 2012, recently attended an international conference on’ Illicit Funding of Political Parties.’ News on Sunday called upon the director of Transparency Mauritius to enlighten our readers on various aspects of fraud and corruption and what are the norms to be respected, as prescribed by international organisations.
The tourism industry is facing many challenges. News on Sunday discusses this sector with Anand Appanah, a seasoned entrepreneur who views the tourism industry from another perspective.
Catherine McIlraith has served in various big firms before her appointment at the head of the Mauritius Institute of Directors (MIoD). She epitomises courage and success and is a role model for so many women. She shares her experience with the readers of News on Sunday.   
Following the arrest of Noorani Oozeer, former Senior Chief Executive of the Ministry of Housing and Lands, a former adviser based at the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) is the new target of the Central Criminal Investigation Department (CCID).  He is suspected of having conspired with Noorani Oozeer in the allocation of state lands.
Family members of Iqbal Toofany have demonstrated in anger following the release on bail of five police officers arrested on Tuesday. The officers are provisionally accused of having tortured Iqbal Toofany to death while the latter was in police custody since Sunday. Iqbal Toofany, 43, a resident of Vacoas, was arrested following a police routine check on Sunday.
The Private Notice Question on Thursday in Parliament focused on the Mauritius Duty Free Paradise. The Prime Minister Sir Anerood Jugnauth stated that “this Government has been elected with a clear mandate to investigate into malpractices and irregularities with regard to all major Government contracts which have been entered into by the previous regime.
The situation seems to be worsening for the former Prime Minister, Dr Navin Ramgoolam. On top of the Roches-Noires and the Safe Scandals, he might also be pinned down on the commercial link between Mauritius Duty Free Paradise and Nandanee Soornack.
Friday, 06 March 2015 14:00

Ajay Daby : “Accoutability is a must” Featured

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The former Commissioner for Drug Assets Forfeiture and former Speaker of the National Assembly, barrister Ajay Daby, commented on the Cabinet’s decision.  For him, the source of the Asset Recovery Act 2011 must be known.
The decision of the Cabinet to place the DPP’s office under the aegis of the Attorney General’s office has stirred a lot of controversy this week. Following the explanations of Attorney General Ravi Yerrigadoo, the Bar Council claims that it is satisfied.