21 October 2014
The Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior is calling at the Port Louis harbour this weekend after sailing in the high seas of the Indian Ocean, having completed a two-week campaign with government officials in Mozambican waters. In fact the warm waters of the Mozambican channel have pushed Albacore tuna further south and fishing vessels have followed.
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Tuesday, 16 October 2012 19:37 Written by News On Sunday
Laventure is nicely nestled on the boundary between Flacq and Rivière du Rempart. It was an orchard belonging to a certain Mr Laventure who split it and sold it by lots to the Indian immigrants who by dint of hard work and sacrifices had saved a few cents and could afford the land. It is a fairly large village with a population of approximately 5,500, almost all descendants of Indian immigrants.
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Bharat Telecom kicked off its commercial operations of Fibre To The Home (FTTH) services on October 1, 2012. Baptised Bees, this new service is in line with the Government’s vision to democratise Internet access in the country.
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Sunday, 14 October 2012 11:48 Written by Raj Bissessur
Voici des données sur la production agricole et l’aquaculture à l’île Maurice au cours des six premiers mois de 2012, publiées par l’Economic and Social Indicators.
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The HTC One X + was unveiled in America on Tuesday but little has been said about its release date and price. It is a beefed up version of its predecessor, the original One X – a quite popular smartphone in Mauritius.
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Grande Rosalie is a small cosy village with a population of hardly 1,500 inhabitants. It is nestled between The Mount Sugar Estate and Ville Bague. It may be at the cross road of three main arteries sprouting from Piton, Rivière du Rempart and Port Louis passing through Pamplemousses , the Mount with all the natural paraphernalia that the area boasts of.
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If you are among those who love night-time reading but want to avoid burning the lamp all night and be trendy, then go for the Book Lamp. It’s very now. It’s very then. Enjoy your late-night reading without disturbing others or straining your eyes.
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Gokoola is a fairly large village in the district of Riviere du Rempart in the north of the island. As its name implies it is named after Gokul, a village in Uttar Pradesh (UP) in India, from where the many Indian immigrants hailed and spread to sites close to Phooliyar. They chose that site, settled there and named it Gokul, hence Gokoola.
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Friday, 21 September 2012 15:54 Written by Mumtaz Soogund
Recap: We are in the tropical reaches of Le St Aubin in its lavish colonial estate, nestled in a small village of the south. After visiting the sugar factory in last Friday’s edition of News on Sunday, this week we provide you a guided tour into the anthurium and vanilla plantation (of about 3 hectares) of the estate.
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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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