25 May 2015
When you think of India – one of the most populated places on the planet – the mind instantly turns to its deep and rich culture of history, religion, and of course food. It has one of the most diverse and yet similar cuisines on the planet.
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Friday, 09 August 2013 09:00 Written by Devanand Rampersad
The village derives its name from a rich landowner of the nineteenth century rightly called Charles Pereybère. He owned land in Grand Bay. Besides he was a writer. He indulged in writing ‘feuilletons creoles’.
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There is no end to developments and expansions in and around Grand Bay. Its new limits have no bar. Eastwards it is moving towards the Vale, westward towards Mon Choisy, including all its paraphernalia, to the South towards Triolet and to the North towards Cap Malheureux to the point that sooner or later the whole will claim the aegis of Grand Bay.
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There was a time when Grand Bay personified that mood and was the envy of many who looked for such advantages in their environment. There still prevails a calm and serene atmosphere that attracts the tourists and locals in search of peace and tranquillity. Grand Bay conjures up the picture of a romantic and idyllic spot home to many love birds and young and bubbling youth. Grand Bay has not lost its pristine lustre that even in its wild and savage state attracted hundreds of visitors.
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Friday, 19 July 2013 08:00 Written by Devanand Rampersad
The above part of the island keeps on enthralling and impressing one and all by the very many interesting things, both natural and man-made in existence over there.
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The North of the island contrasts greatly with the South in that nature has not bestowed upon it the same landscape that delights tourists and locals as well. This does not mean that the North does not have its share of the gems and jewels that make of the island a favourite destination with holiday makers.
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Friday, 05 July 2013 15:00 Written by Devanand Rampersad
One hardly feels bored or saturated visiting this select part of the island. Again and again there is that unquenchable desire to call there and stroll in the open air and feeling the bizarre marine and sandy smell that many vouch is health promoting. It is also a touristic hub with attractions varied and enjoyable.
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The whole island is revamping and reinventing in the wake of new developments on the tourism industry. The island thanks to its natural setting and wonderful landscapes offers all sorts of opportunities to tourists, visitors, honeymooners and high voltage adrenaline seekers.
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The whole stretch ensures unprecedented fun and frolic with breath taking views and bones smashing sports and swimming with the dolphins and at times even challenging sharks that sometimes push their journey as far as the shore.
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Jeewan Bhageerutty is a household name for many. He has entertained with his powerful voice and is encrusted in the memories of his many fans. We were to think that with his unfortunate demise in July last year, a treasure has been lost. Wrong. Jeewan Bhageerutty is alive in his son, Atish Bhageerutty.
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Friday, 14 June 2013 09:00 Written by News On Sunday
The Mercedes-Benz new A Class, the most popular car in Europe, is now in Mauritius. This much awaited car was launched last Friday during an event at the Ruins of Balaclava, in front of a captivated audience, by vehicle dealership Iframac. “We are very pleased to present the A Class to the Mauritian public.
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