22 October 2014
Friday, 12 April 2013 13:12 Written by News On Sunday
A JOURNEY of a thousand miles begins with a single step, but starting this week we can march a thousand days forward into a new future. On April 5, the world will reach a vital moment in history’s largest and most successful anti-poverty push – the 1,000-day mark before the target date to achieve the Millennium Development Goals.
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Mark Twain was surely impressed by the many dream scenes across the country to have likened it to a paradise. They must have surely caught his attention and cast a spell on him leading him to say that God made paradise to its image.
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Saint Hubert is a small village with a mixed population of approximately two thousand inhabitants or slightly more. It sits comfortably in a cauldron type of valley with a not so high mountain range fringing it on two sides in the district of Grand Port.
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Condé Nast Traveller, an international luxury travel magazine published in Mayfair, London and which aims at the upmarket, independent traveller, has rated The Oberoi Mauritius resort as one of the 14 best world hotels for honeymoon.
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It’s easy to call Facebook the social network of the past. It’s harder to build the social network of the future. Starting with; Google+ let people share with others in a more natural way than its competitors.
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It is a small village in the district of Moka nestled between Nouvelle Decouverte and Saint Julien d’Hotman. It has a population of around three thousand mostly descendants of Indian Indentured labourers.
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Often cited as a success story in this part of the world, Mauritius has, over the past 45 years, successfully transformed itself from a monocrop economy to a service-oriented and knowledge-based economy whilst still maintaining a solid industrial base.
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Friday, 08 March 2013 13:34 Written by Jameela Jaddoo
When we talk of culture and traditions in Mauritius, the unique ethnic diversity immediately transpires. Mauritius does not have one culture, but the blending of several cultures and traditions.
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Friday, 08 March 2013 13:30 Written by Mumtaz Soogund
In response to the global energy crisis in 2007, Government became fully conscious of the importance of promoting renewable energy and sustainable development for the wellbeing of its citizens. As such, in 2008, the Prime Minister, Dr Navin Ramgoolam announced the Maurice Ile Durable (MID) concept, as being the new long term vision for making Mauritius a sustainable island. The scientist Joël de Rosnay brought his expertise and his extensive international experience for the realisation of this ambitious project.
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Despite the many challenges that Mauritius faced after gaining independence, it managed to achieve a stellar progress in infrastructural development. It developed from a low-income, agriculturally based economy to a middle-income diversified economy with growing industrial, financial, and tourist sectors.
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Friday, 08 March 2013 13:14 Written by Meemah Aumeer-Daharee
Saint Julien like its counterpart a few kilometres away triggers the same sensation and curiosity in visitors and tourists whetting their desire to know about the diverse things existing there. It is a linear village stretching over a few kilometres with expansion and new houses coming up the village is developping in depth. Sugar cane fields and fallow lands are brought under development and are being developed in depth.
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Friday, 01 March 2013 15:42 Written by Dev Anand Rampersad
There are two villages of the same name and they lend themselves to confusion for many can hardly differentiate unless each is put in its proper perspective. News on Sunday focuses on Saint Julien village comfortably lying between Caradec and Constance la Gaité in the district of Flacq.
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