22 December 2014
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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`SEO’-Search Engine Optimisation is an important tool in the world of IT. We have come across it many times, but has our mind ever pondered over the extent it can be useful in our daily life and our working environment?
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The career paths for computer-oriented professions are very positive and it is said to be very demanding in the future in the local market. The actual situation clearly projects that employment in computer fields will grow at a faster rate than in other occupations over the coming years.
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Friday, 22 February 2013 13:15 Written by News On Sunday
La Porte – Providence is a small village of around eleven hundred souls eking out a living from plantation of sugar canes, vegetables and flowers and even fishing as the nearest seaside is not too far. Many of them work as labourers and diverse jobs: drivers, teachers, merchants and planters.
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Friday, 15 February 2013 12:00 Written by News On Sunday
Two weeks ago, we took readers for a stroll in Hermitage in Flacq pointing out in the same breath of the existence of two other villages of the same name.
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Errand-running ragged around Port-Louis, you are on the lookout for it. It gives an energy boost. It is the perfect pick-me-up when you are studying and cool you off in the summer heat. It is perfect for a little afternoon snack or for a special occasion.
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