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Friday, 16 January 2015 14:00

Bansi kept the country hostage

Since Sunday afternoon, Mauritius has been under the threat of intense tropical cyclone Bansi. During Class 2 itself, 12 refuge shelters were opened around the country. Around 1,180 persons including 600 children were in these centres.
The 13th edition of the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD), India’s annual meeting to connect with its Diaspora, takes place this week at Gandhinagar in Gujarat, from 7 to 9 January 2015. The event has a special significance this year as it takes place in the home state of Shri Narendra Modi, the newly elected Prime Minister of India who will be celebrating his 200 days in office.
Mauritius is facing ecological changes that need urgent attention. With a new government under the leadership of Prime Minister Sir Anerood Jugnauth a few weeks ago, the most challenging job of protecting the environment with sustained projects has been allocated to Raj Dayal, Minister of the Environment, National Emergency Centre and Beach Authority.
The Global Rainbow Foundation goes a step further in empowering the physically handicapped in Mauritius. After having empowered more than two thousand persons who had their legs amputated and subsequently helped them with an artificial limb, Professor Armoogum Parsooramen has been able to bring an expert from Bangalore, India, to help visibility-impaired Mauritians.
L’Alliance Lepep has chosen Mrs Ameenah Gurib-Fakim as future President of the Republic of Mauritius after the polls of 10 December if it is elected to govern the country. This choice comes as a pleasing note in the big hubbub of political campaigns as the incumbent is a most respected personality, a great intellectual and researcher, and at the same time it is a compliment to the women folk who represent more than 55% of voters. News on Sunday presents the President-to-be to its readers and asks her what it means to her to suddenly become the head of state.
The Nam Shun Fooy Koon was founded in 1859 and has since worked hard for the betterment of all Nam Shun and by extension the Chinese Community in Mauritius. This year marks the 155th anniversary of NSFK in Mauritius. The President of Nam Shun Fooy Koon is Philippe Fok Kan. He told News on Sunday that “the challenges today are immense and we must strive to meet them. Our duty is to continue to carry high the flag of the Nam Shun community in Mauritius.
The constitution of a Second Republic as proposed by the Labour-MMM Alliance has raised controversy among political parties, the civil society and opinion leaders. In this context, News on Sunday has sought the views of Catherine Boudet, a sharp observer of our political system. She compares the local proposal with the French system.
Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj was on official visit in Mauritius from 1 to 3 November to participate as chief guest in the 180th anniversary of the arrival of Indian indentured labourers on the island. She spent 36 hours participating in various socio-cultural activities and left the country on Monday, after having conceded a loan of Rs 19.5 billion, the highest ever credited to Mauritius by a foreign country.
l What do you reply to your opponents when they show concern on the source of funds to implement the project? “I think that they are too much figure-oriented when they ask on the outsourcing of funds.
Friday, 31 October 2014 14:00

Arrival of Indentured Labourers celebrated

The activities that are organised by the Ministry of Arts and Culture and the Aapravasi Ghat Trust Fund to mark the Arrival of Indentured Labourers in Mauritius take a special significance this year, as they commemorate the 180th anniversary of the landing of the first Indian immigrants on Mauritian soil. They also take a new dimension, as the celebrations will be held in the presence of Shrimati Sushma Swaraj, Indian Minister of External Affairs and Overseas Indian Affairs.