31 October 2014
The first ever graduation ceremony for the award of a National Diploma to officers Nursing Cadre, organised by the Ministry of Health and Quality of Life, took place on Saturday 23 November at Octave Wiehé Auditorium, University of Mauritius, in the presence of Professor David Owens, Special Adviser to the Prime Minister.
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Friday, 22 November 2013 14:00 Written by Devanand Rampersad
The tea route continues to mesmerise passers-by and tourists by its magnificent landscapes with hills valleys and canals and a little further on the approach of Beau Climat where the climate becomes milder and more pleasant for a drive, stroll or trekking along the main road or incursions far into the interior.
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For far too long, the cause of universal education has taken a back seat to other great international movements for change. Now, for two new reasons that lie at the heart of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s launch of the “Education First” initiative, education has returned to its rightful place atop the global policy agenda.
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Friday, 25 October 2013 09:00 Written by Dev Anand Rampersad
It is difficult to be insensitive to the natural and man-made beauty that a trek along the tea route unfolds. It is strewn with a thread of colonial houses, mountains, hills and valleys, Sugar cane plantations, tea cultivation, vegetables and hunting reserves.
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High heeled shoes are an absolute obsession for a lot of people and if you are in the lot, consider this as an ode to your most cherished accessory. But for the whole legion of people out there who just cannot understand that passion for heels, here is your chance to finally understand them.
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Friday, 18 October 2013 09:00 Written by Devanand Rampersad
The South by its variety of features wild and natural and dangerous at places with bends and curves offers remarkable and extraordinary views against a mountainous and marine backdrop that rise above the sea and the land levels.
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You desperately want to begin a fitness program, but don’t know where to start. It’s easy! Walking is one of the cheapest, easiest, most enjoyable, and most convenient forms of exercise. All you need is a good pair of shoes, comfortable clothing, and a strong desire.
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Friday, 04 October 2013 08:30 Written by Devanand Rampersad
Mauritians visiting a foreign country seem to know much more than the locals to whom there exist many places in their own country they are not aware of.
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Friday, 27 September 2013 09:00 Written by Devanand Rampersad
The stretch of coastline from Cap Malheureux to Grand Gaube though driven through held no significance for promoters and tourists alike. However since the past decades that part has assumed much importance due to the exotic scenery and beauty that drapes it.
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Friday, 13 September 2013 09:00 Written by Devanand Rampersad
The North of the island rather flat and almost dry includes spots and sceneries that anchor in the mind, such is the natural beauty and the opportunities it offers for exploration and discovering new and exotic sites.
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It is a small village past the different areas from Port Louis and an array of colourful and fascinating landscapes and spectacular sceneries that nobody fails to admire. Anse la Raie is reached almost after a short leisurely drive from Port Louis. It is located a kilometre from Cap Malheureux. It boasts of a small beautiful beach ideal for picnics.
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The people of Rodrigues do not shy away from showing their attachment to their unique identity. They share the different aspects of their culture through its specificities. When we think of Rodrigues, we tend to immediately associate the island with craft and wickerwork. But this week we are going to discover how Rodrigues is much more, through its simple yet authentic and tasty delicacies.
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