31 July 2015
Friday, 17 July 2015 14:00 Written by News On Sunday
The Rising is a recently launched association comprising of young professionals with a specific objective. They want to reach out to the needy, address social problems and ills. The organisation’s co-founder and President, Anishta Babooram-Seeruttun, says it is high time to re-educate Mauritians.
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Friday, 10 July 2015 14:00 Written by Indradev Curpen
The Global Rainbow Foundation, under the Chairmanship of Professor Armoogum Parsooramen, invited two eminent surgeons from India for a two-day conference on the development of novel technologies in foot and ankle surgery.
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Friday, 10 July 2015 14:00 Written by News On Sunday
Eu Gene Ang is in Mauritius this week for a conference on Fast Track Digital Marketing by AEA Training Centre at Voilà Hotel in Bagatelle. He explains the challenges facing advertisers and the print media business with the increasing importance of digital content.
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Friday, 03 July 2015 14:10
Ehshan Kodarbux, CEO of Le Defi Media Group : “The independence of the media is very relative” FeaturedWritten by Indradev Curpen
The CEO of Le Defi Media Group (LDMG) was the guest of Jean-Luc Emile in “Le Grand Journal” of Radio Plus on Monday afternoon 29 June. Ehshan Kodarbux took the opportunity to explain the controversy that opposes LDMG to Le Mauricien, but also talked on the independence of the Mauritian press in general. Here are excerpts of the interview...
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Friday, 19 June 2015 14:00 Written by Indradev Curpen
The Mauritius Chamber of Commerce presented its Economic Indicators for the year 2015 at a press meet on Wednesday 16 June. The multimedia presentation of the Chamber prompts us to believe that there is a feel good situation, that the horizon is clear and that the economy is showing an upward trend. News on Sunday however, wanted to know from Dr Padayachy, head of the Economy department of the MCCI, whether the current political situation in Mauritius and global events will really impact positively on our economy.
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Friday, 12 June 2015 14:00 Written by News On Sunday
Varsha Bishundut has been elected as the President of the Network Panel of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). She explains her role, the challenges accountants face today as well as highlights the profession’s role in good governance.
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Friday, 05 June 2015 14:01 Written by News On Sunday
Today marks history. Mauritius will have a woman as head of state. Dr Ameenah Gurib-Fakim will, as from now, be Madam the President. She has been reading the Constitution and had work sessions with staff of the Office of the President to familiarise herself with the job. This world renowned scientist, who loves wearing black and cooking seafood, intends to do things differently. We met her at the company she founded, Centre for Phytotherapy and Research (CEPHYR), in Phoenix.
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Friday, 05 June 2015 14:00 Written by News On Sunday
The Minister of Ocean Economy, Marine Resources, Fisheries, Shipping and Outer Islands, Prem Koonjoo, has many challenges ahead - the control of one million square kilometres of ocean included in our exclusive economic zone, (EEZ), the development of our fisheries industry and after the integration of our outer islands in the Mauritian economy. News on Sunday met the Minister his arrival from Agalega.
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Friday, 29 May 2015 14:00
Radiation Protection – Adeline Djeutie, of the IAEA : ‘There is a need to reinforce radiation safety practice’Written by Indradev Curpen
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in collaboration with the Mauritian Radiation Protection Authority (RPA), hosted its First Regional Coordination Meeting on radiation protection at Voilà Hotel in Bagatelle from 18 to 22 May 2015. Twenty-six participants from different African countries and Faradally Abdoulla Ollitte, CEO of the RPA attended the meeting.
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Friday, 22 May 2015 14:00 Written by News On Sunday
Former Minister Dharam Gokhool provides a vivid overview of the current political situation, concerning the upcoming municipal elections. In this interview, he also analyses the downfall of the MMM and the Labour Party.
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Friday, 15 May 2015 14:00 Written by Shaffick Hamuth
The International Nurses Day, which also marks the birth anniversary of Florence Nightingale, is celebrated worldwide on 12 May. This year, the International Council of Nurses (ICN) has chosen the theme “Nurses: A Force for Change - Care Effective, Cost Effective”. ICN, with its headquarters based in Geneva, is a federation of more than 130 National Nursing Associations representing the millions of Nurses worldwide. News on Sunday meets Bagooaduth Kallooa, the 2nd Vice-President of ICN.
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Friday, 08 May 2015 14:00 Written by Indradev Curpen
Given its location on a seismic fault line, another major earthquake had long been feared in the Himalayan nation of Nepal following a disaster in 1934 that flattened much of the capital Kathmandu.
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