19 April 2014
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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Friday, 07 June 2013 10:00 Written by Indradev Curpen
Seychelles Minister of Tourism Alain St. Ange was the guest of honour at the 2nd Edition of the International Tourism Fair in Madagascar last week, a Vanilla Islands event that showcases the unique attributes of the six islands of the Indian Ocean region.
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Following the stir created by the president of the Mauritius Sanatan Dharma Temples Federation, Somduth Dulthumun, in criticising the Council of Religions saying that it is restricted to a few religions only and that the Catholic Diocèse is imposing its veto on the organisation, the Archbishop of Mauritius, the Bishop of Port Louis and the President of the MSDTF had a meeting to clear up matters and dissipate any misunderstanding.
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Friday, 24 May 2013 12:59 Written by Indradev Curpen
Jane Ragoo is married and mother of two children. Her first job was in a trade union federation, the FPU, which she joined when she was only 19 years.
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Friday, 17 May 2013 10:00
Dr. Supachai Panitchpakdi : “South–South trade appears to be a viable long-term strategy for Mauritius, especially acting as a hub for African–Asian trade and finance” FeaturedWritten by Indradev Curpen
Dr Supachai Panitchpakdi, the General Secretary of UNCTAD, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, was in Mauritius at the beginning of April as the guest speaker of the Mauritius Chamber of Commerce and Industry 23rd annual dinner. The main theme of his speech was ‘Trade and Development: a Future Agenda.’
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