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Friday, 14 September 2012 13:40 Written by Jwala Kallee
Barlow is a small cosy village situated in the district of Rivière du Rempart in the north-east of Mauritius. It is inhabited mainly by the descendants of Indian indentured labourers who came in or around 1837 and were directed to Phoolyar about two kilometres from Antoinette.
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A new company Data Communications Ltd (DCL) has requested a licence from the Information and Communication Technologies Authority (ICTA) to become a Network Service Provider. It has announced the commercial launch of its 4G network Alice (Activate a Life of Innovation, Communication and Entertainment) for October 2012.
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Monday, 10 September 2012 12:14 Written by Jwala Kallee
Discovering the north is a rich and rewarding experience. Many great writers and chroniclers all over the world have enriched their knowledge and experience by visiting rural areas and recording their feelings and emotions in their novels and diaries. Each and every village conceals in its bosom snatches of history be it social, economic, political and even touristic that is now contributing a lot to the economy of the island.
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Razer™, the world leader in high-performance gaming hardware, unveiled the next generation of the world’s first true gaming laptop, the Razer Blade, last Friday. The Razer Blade raised the bar on portable gaming laptops, pushing performance limits without compromising on its ultra-thin form factor.
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Friday, 24 August 2012 15:01 Written by Premita Leelachand
The mobile numbering system will move on from 7 digits to 8 digits as from September 1, 2013. The announcement was made by the Minister of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Tassarajen Pillay Chedumbrum to Radio Plus on Tuesday.
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Pamplemousses is the oldest village in the island replete with memories and relics of the past. It is also sprawling and keeps on expanding in all directions so much so that sooner or later it will spread over a quarter of the district of Pamplemousses.
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Friday, 17 August 2012 12:50 Written by Mumtaz Soogund
With Eid round the corner, many girls, irrespective of whether they celebrate this festival or not, are getting very excited for their Eid arrangements, especially for the Mehendi part. Eid is almost considered incomplete without Mehendi. The reason is not hard to find.
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Beau Plan is a sugar estate not far from either SSR National Hospital or Pamplemousses Botanical garden. It is situated just beyond the round about, the meeting place of roads from Port Louis passing through Bois Marchand cemetery, Calebasses and Maharishi Dayanand Polytechnic, from Pamplemousses , Mapou and the one plunging into the sugar estate and leading directly to L’Aventure du Sucre which in itself is an epitome highlighting the main sections in a sugar factory and the different stages involved in the making of sugar.
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