09 March 2014
Friday, 09 August 2013 09:01 Written by Indradev Curpen
An Electoral Reform is in the offing since quite a long time now. Parliamentarians expected the matter to be discussed in the first session of the National Assembly this year but they had to deal with punctual national issues pertaining to morality, security and economy.
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Friday, 02 August 2013 09:01 Written by News On Sunday
Baljinder Sharma has had a slightly unconventional career. After graduating in engineering, he worked for HCL Ltd one of India’s top IT companies for about three years followed by a short stint with a local IT firm in Mauritius.
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Friday, 19 July 2013 08:00 Written by Indradev Curpen
Shekur Suntah made his debut in 1981 as Civil and Structural Engineer in the UK after graduating in Civil Engineering from the University of Leeds in 1980. In 1987 he took up employment with Sir Alexander Gibb & Partners (Mauritius) as Structural Engineer.
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Friday, 12 July 2013 08:00
Paul Chong Leung : “With the difficulties China met in some African countries, the Jin Fei project will have a second chance” FeaturedWritten by Indradev Curpen
Paul Chong Leong is a barrister since 1971. He studied in London, went into private practice until 1974, before he joined the magistracy. He became Attorney General in 1976 until 1982.
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Friday, 12 July 2013 08:00
KV Bhagirath : “The Indian Ocean region has huge untapped economic potential which can be effectively managed”Written by Indradev Curpen
The Indian Ocean Rim- Association for Regional Cooperation (IOR/ARC) Economic and Business Ministerial conference was held on 4 and 5 July 2013. The theme of the Conference was: ‘Deepening Economic Linkages for Balanced, Inclusive and Sustainable Growth.’
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Friday, 05 July 2013 07:00 Written by Indradev Curpen
The Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development presented its Policy, Strategy and Action Plan for a ‘Maurice Ile Durable’ (MID) on Monday 1 July 2013 at the Sir Harilall Vaghjee hall in Port Louis in the presence of all stakeholders.
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Friday, 28 June 2013 07:10
Martha Van der Drift : “Unlike many Francophone countries, Mauritius’ population has reflected a wealth of human cultural and linguistic diversity” FeaturedWritten by Indradev Curpen
Martha Van der Drift is professor in French literature at the Northern Carolina University in the United States. She was a member of the jury of the tenth edition of the Jean Fanchette competition, organised by Issa Asgarally since 1992.It was Ashwin Krishna Dwarka who won the Jean Fanchette Prize 2013 for his 590 page fiction in French and entitled: ‘Le Neuvieme Passage.’
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Friday, 21 June 2013 08:02
Radakrishna Sadien : “The Errors, Omissions and Anomalies Committee has created more anomalies and disturbances” FeaturedWritten by Indradev Curpen
In the wake of a substantive increase in the emoluments of parliamentarians, trade unionists note that there are around 47 departments in the civil service which are still unsatisfied with the corrections brought to the PRB 2013 Report.
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Friday, 21 June 2013 08:00
Bagooaduth Kallooa : “Rising from ashes to new heights, an unprecedented series of successes for the MNA” FeaturedWritten by Shaffick Hamuth
The Nursing Association of Mauritius has been conferred the ICN/NNA Innovation Award 2013. Its Chairman, Bagooaduth Kallooa has also been elected 2nd Vice-President of ICN for 2013-2017. Founded in 1899, the International Council of Nurses (ICN) is a federation of more than 130 national nurses associations (NNAs), representing more than 16 million nurses worldwide. News on Sunday met Mr Kallooa to find out more on this subject.
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Friday, 14 June 2013 09:00
Dr Chandan Jankee : “An urgent need to change the economic team and bring a tsunami at the Ministry of Finance”Written by Indradev Curpen
There is a national consensus that Mauritius are facing serious economicand financial challenges the way ahead. Each and everyone of the stakeholders of the economy is looking at one another expecting an announcement of measures to be taken to bring remedies to the current aching problems- loss of confidence in institutions, slow growth, high inflation and unemployment among others. News on Sunday sought the views of Dr Chandan Jankee, who is an economic and financial consultant, to enlighten us on some of the burning issues that are affecting growth and development in Mauritius.
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The Mauritius National Assembly met on Tuesday 4 June with the Honourable Speaker, Razack Peeroo in the chair. The Order Paper of the day included a Private Notice Question from the Leader of the Opposition addressed to the Honourable Acting Prime Minister, Minister of Energy and Public Utilities, Questions to the Prime Minister and to Ministers.
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Friday, 07 June 2013 10:00
Dr. Girish C Gupta : “Legislation alone will not suffice to prevent or curb down violence against the elderly” FeaturedWritten by Sunil Gopal
Dr. Girish C Gupta who is the secretary general and chief functionary of Respect Age International led a nineteen-member delegation to Mauritius at the beginning of last month. A well-known figure in “selfless social work”, Dr. Gupta is also a member of the visiting faculty of LNJP (National Institute of F.S. & Criminology, Ministry of Homes, Government of India).
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