23 October 2014
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Mauritius will host an international conference on the Tamil Diaspora next week, 23 to 25 July 2014, at the Mahatma Gandhi Institute, Moka, to be attended by more than 200 foreign delegates. One of the main guests of this conference is Dr John Samuel, Founder-Director of the Institute of Asian Studies, in Chennai.
The National Assembly resumes its activities on Tuesday 22 July at 11.30 a.m, after it was adjourned on 11 July following a PNQ from the Leader of the Opposition addressed to the Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Energy and Public Utilities on Electricity, following an assessment made by the African Development Bank that risks of blackouts will exist in 2015 and 2017 because of exceeding demands.
The National Assembly resumed its activities, after a prorogation of more than two months, for the drafting of a mini-amendment of the Constitution, presented to elected members on Friday 4 July 2014. The Prime Minister underlined once again the need for change, after 46 years of Independence. He was followed by the Leader of the Opposition, Paul Berenger, then by the leader of the MSM, Pravind Jugnauth, and finally by the leader of the PMSD, Xavier-Luc Duval before adjournment for Monday, 7 July.
Sylvio Michel is at his 13th day of hunger strike at ‘Jardin de la Compagnie’, Port Louis. Michel is well known in Mauritian politics.
Friday, 04 July 2014 14:00

Mini-Amendment : Main parties aligned

The National Assembly is ‘on’ again this Friday 4 July, following 12 weeks of ‘forced’ holidays and after a prorogation of more than two months, decided on 15 April. This Friday’s sitting has been called for  a quick debate in the afternoon on a mini-amendment to be brought to the Constitution on the matter concerning whether or not it is important for electorate candidates to omit the mention of her/his community when filling the nomination form before elections.
Ivan Collendavelloo has launched his party, “Muvman Liberater’, at the beginning of this month after he resigned from the MMM because of his disapproval on an alliance his former leader wanted to strike with the Labour party.
Rajiv Servansingh has been the youngest parliamentarian elected in Port Louis under the MMM banner in 1976. Since then, he did not show much interest to stand again as a candidate for legislative elections.
Somduth Dulthumun has been elected for a fifth consecutive mandate as Chairman of the Mauritius Sanathan Dharma Temples Federation two weeks ago. Dulthumun represents a strong figure within the Hindu community in Mauritius.
Alain Laridon started as a canvasser for the Independence party in 1967, working for Guy Balancy, Ng Cheng Hing and Suleiman Bhayat. Soon afterwards, he joined the ‘Club des Étudiants Militants’, then the think tank of the MMM and organised forums on the leading thinkers of the time like Frantz Fanon, René Dumont and Jean Paul Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir. In 1975, he co-founded the left-wing weekly “Soley Ruz” before starting a trade union under the name of ‘Federation des Travailleurs Unis’.
In the wake of the recent change in government in India, a major trading partner of Mauritius, News on Sunday asks three questions to the Director of the Mauritius Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Raju Jaddoo.

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