04 July 2015
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Friday, 03 July 2015 14:00

How to make a Trinket box

It is very easy and quick to make trinket box. You just have to use recycled material that you can easily find around your home. It is a great activity that can be done with your family or friends.
You may call me a hypocrite: I write for newspapers, but I hate reading the news. I have my reasons. When does a day go by, especially in Britain, where there isn’t bad news in the media? Every single day, and I do not even exaggerate, we hear about a rapist on the streets, a murder right in someone’s back garden or yet again, another terrorist attack. And then on top of that, it’s the way in which the media choose to portray the news – whether they are scapegoating ethnic minorities, dehumanising Muslims or blaming immigrants for Britain’s problems, it appears that the white man can never do any wrong. It’s frustrating and simply not fair.
If you want to learn more about the country’s migration history, then the place to be is Aapravasi Ghat. The Aapravasi Ghat has been listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in July 2006. Let’s make a journey back in time.
Husband and wife, Manish Achameesing and Richita Beenessreesingh-Achameesing share executive duties at Zenith Entertainment. The couple chose the entertainment field given its dynamism, which enables them to showcase their creativity.
Despite Being a medical practitioner, he has to stick to a tight schedule. However, Dr Amal Bholah studied programming courses to create a medical app. Not only does this app facilitate the work of fellow doctors but can also be of great help to citizens as well. Let us meet this tech-savvy young doctor.
Last week, on June 24th, the Temple Consulting Ltd, in cooperation with Global Finance Mauritius (GFM), launched a series of FATCA support tools for the industry. The director of Temple Consulting Ltd, Sarika Sudhan provides a comprehensive understanding of the FATCA flowchart.
Can you tell us what is an Education Hub?
The term education hub is being used by countries who are trying to build a critical mass of local and foreign actors, including students, education institutions, companies, knowledge industries, science and technology centres – who, thorough interaction and in some cases collocation, engage in education, training, knowledge production, and innovation initiatives. Driven to become more international in their policies and practices, many countries are seizing on higher education as a way to do it, and are moving aggressively, if not always successfully, to make it work.
Friday, 03 July 2015 14:00

Smart Cities : Changing lives

The buzz word today is Smart City. In its Budget 2015-2016, the government has come up with the idea of creating not one, but eight Smart Cities across the country. However, a few questions remain unanswered: What is a Smart City? What will be its impact on the population? What lifestyle changes will it bring? News on Sunday has set these questions to various stakeholders engaged in this mammoth project which aims to create a second “economic miracle” and take the country out of economic gloom.
Friday, 03 July 2015 14:00

BOI makes investment easier

The Board of Investment has launched its One-Stop Shop (BOI-OSS) which is a dedicated office offering services for setting up of operations in Mauritius. It will provide support and accompany investors in their business venture. Through the BOI-OSS, investors having projects exceeding MUR 20 million in value will enjoy hassle-free access to business information and licensing services while benefiting from cooperation and collaboration with government entities.
The Agence Française de Developpement (AFD) has approved an envelope to the tune of around Rs 1 billion in favour of Mauritius for the development of the Port area in Port Louis. The loan is combined with a grant of around Rs 48 million.
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