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Friday, 24 October 2014 14:00

ACIM says no to light rail project

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The ‘Association des Consommateurs de l’ile Maurice’ (ACIM) claims the light rail project will not be viable and will not benefit consumers. ACIM secretary Jayen Chellum told the press that this project will be disastrous for the economy.
Friday, 24 October 2014 14:00

World Rally Arc in Mauritius

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After passing on the island of Cocos (Keeling), near Australia, the crews of the World Rally Arc landed in Mauritius last Sunday for the third time since 2012. The yachts, known to be some of the most famous nautical rallies in the world, were at the Caudan Waterfront until 23 October on a stopover before returning to the island of Reunion.
Friday, 24 October 2014 14:00

Divali brings political lull

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Mauritians of the Hindu faith celebrated Divali with great fervour on Thursday. Divali, which spiritually signifies the victory of light over darkness and good over evil, is an important festival in the Hindu calendar.
Friday, 24 October 2014 14:00

General Elections : Critical week for political leaders Featured

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The coming week will be very critical for leaders of the two main alliances. By hook or by crook, they will have to finalise their lists of candidates given that the Writ for election of the new Parliament will probably be issued on 3 or 4 November. If so, the Nomination Day will be held around the 20 December and the General Election probably on 7 or 14 December.
Friday, 24 October 2014 14:00

Common postal stamp for Indian Ocean islands

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Islands of the Indian Ocean- Mauritius, Madagascar, the Comoros, the Seychelles and France through Reunion, Mayotte and TAAF share a common stamp since last week. This is a unique happening in the history of world philately.
Friday, 24 October 2014 14:00

Who will Sino-Mauritians vote?

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At the eve of Deepavali celebration when the Mauritian nation is actively preparing to celebrate the Festival of Light, the Sino-Mauritians are in deep sorrow after another series of profanation of their ancestors’ vaults at Bois Marchand Cemetery have been committed on 15 and 16 October.
Friday, 24 October 2014 14:00

The Second Republic Featured

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The Second Republic, a salient feature of the Labour/MMM electoral agreement, seems to be totally absent from political debates. While politicians are busy raking the past and resorting to mudslinging against each other,  civil society is anxiously waiting for more details on the eventual Second Republic project. News on Sunday seeks the views of Barrister Erickson Mooneapillay, Trade unionist and political observer Jack Bizlall and Professor Sheila Bunwaree.
DR JACK KEEL: Happy Divali! Please accept my belated wishes.
MR HIDING: It’s not belated at all. Celebrations can last several days. And depending on our mood and disposition, everyday can be Divali day.
Friday, 24 October 2014 14:00

Studying in Australia Featured

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The Australian High Commission staff and Australian Alumni of Mauritius were present at the Australian booth at the Salon du Prêt-à-Partir from Friday to Sunday last, to give information on Austrlian Universities, Australian Awards Scholarships and Student Visas. News on Sunday met with Australian High Commissioner Ms Susan Coles who talked more about the Australian Education and Australia Awards offered to Mauritians. 
The cultivation of seaweeds has existed around the world since long but recently, a group of women from Grand Sable has started its cultivation in the lagoons of their village. These passionate ladies share their experience with News on Sunday.
Anouchka Moothoosamy is a garage manager with a mission: to provide a complete car care and tyre service. Along with business partner Riaz Furjun in her modern workshop in Port Louis, Anouchka welcomes customers with a trademark smile that translates her devotion to a job she has always had a passion for.
Friday, 24 October 2014 14:00

Best Bank award for Bramer

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The Bramer Bank has once again proved its excellence on an international level by winning the prestigious ‘Best Bank in Mauritius 2014’ awarded by Global Finance Magazine.

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