06 March 2015
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Friday, 06 March 2015 14:00

A Selfie World

From kids to adults, the obsession for selfies spans far and wide. The smartphone self portrait has established a new form of self-expression. Mauritius also has not been spared from this craze.
On Wednesday, the University of Mauritius (UoM) in collaboration with University of Central Lancashire (UCLAN) organised a debate on the theme of “the most recent developments in Constitutional Law.” The UoM had eight participants while UCLAN had 12. The event had as objective to increase awareness and understanding of scholarly Constitutional and Public Law themes which have not yet been unveiled.
On Wednesday, MGI organised its 6th Edition of MUN Conference regrouping all its sister schoolS like MGSSS Moka, MGSSS Flacq, MGSSS Nouvelle France, MGSSS Solferino and RTSSS. The launching ceremony was done in the presence of the Ag. Director of Schooling MGI, T. Mauree, Director of MGI, Dr V.D. Koonjal, Director General of MGI/RTI S.Gayan and the permanent secretary of the Ministry of Education, Meethook.  
Yaaseen Edoo has been overcoming all difficulties easily. He has inspired many youngsters with his successful story. Again, this young man is all set to conquer the world.  He is the first ever winner of the Queen’s Young Leaders Award.
Catherine McIlraith has served in various big firms before her appointment at the head of the Mauritius Institute of Directors (MIoD). She epitomises courage and success and is a role model for so many women. She shares her experience with the readers of News on Sunday.   
Friday, 06 March 2015 14:00

Hotel occupancy and airline seats

A major contention of the hotel industry is the limited available seats on airlines. This is a chicken and egg problem. Airlines would say that there is not enough demand to serve a specific route while hotels would say that there is limited availability of seats, especially during peak seasons.
Friday, 06 March 2015 14:00

CEB moves towards renewable energy

The Central Electricity Board (CEB) will issue shortly an Expression of Interest (EOI) for the generation of energy from renewable sources namely wind, solar, biomass and waste to energy. To that effect, the Board will be implementing measures to increase its capacity to integrate renewable energy into its electricity grid.
Accused Jean François Bauda stood charged under three counts of information for having under count 1 raped then 25-year old married housewife, Mrs X, the complainant, at her residence; under counts 2 and 3 he was sued for aggravated larceny whilst being more than two individuals of Rs 3,000 on the same date as in count 1 and its alternative count of possession of stolen property. Accused pleaded not guilty to the three counts and was assisted by Counsel Mr Said Toorbuth.
CD World Ltd  represented by its  director, Mohammad Wally Ahad Dhoorundhur, which was answering a charge under two counts of information  for possession of several fake music CD in breach of the Copyright  Act, has been acquitted last  week by Senior Magistrate,  Miss Adilah Hamuth sitting at the District Court of  Port Louis (3rd Division).
Friday, 06 March 2015 14:00

India to supply 13 warships to Mauritius

CGS Barracuda left Koshi, India, on 23 February 2015 and undertook its maiden passage to Mauritius. The ship arrived at Port-Louis on Monday 02 March 2015 at 10:00 and received a warm welcome by the port and harbour authorities as per established maritime traditions. India is keen on naval exports to nations in the IOR.
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