24 May 2013
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Friday, 02 March 2012 14:23 Written by Mumtaz Soogund
When Mrs. Maleena Jugroop-Muneesamy says dance is in her blood, it is not trite. It is a fact she is known for since her young days. She teaches Bharatnatyam, an Indian classical form of dance. She is a paragon of dedication, determination, and strong willpower which are quite visible from her exemplary performances and a good number of disciples who learn dance from her…
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On any given day, you will find the guy cruising around with his camera wrapped securely around his wrist, ready for action. This young ambitious photographer is bent on capturing the little slices of life’s happenings all around him. He hopes to stamp his own imprint on the landscape of great photography and become the best and most innovative photographer he possibly can be. He strongly believes that life without photography is unforgivable. This week News on Sunday intrudes into the life of Sandeep D. Doorgah, photographer by passion, to see the world through his lens; the world as a silent movie, of which screenshots of the most beautiful scenes are mandatory.
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Friday, 24 February 2012 16:33 Written by Mumtaz Soogund
Though the journey to the top has not been all that easy, Raouza Sahabun, teacher and director of a pre-primary school since 1995, has managed to overcome her obstacles through her sheer grit and determination. News on Sunday talks to Miss Raouza.
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A model, who hitched the opportunity of working on a film set, and currently a student, has many aces up his sleeve. He turns head wherever he goes-whether he is setting the ramp on fire or merely loitering the campus compounds. Women are usually floored by him and men inevitably jealous. This week, NoS speaks to Bevin Rai Doochoo who shares with us his contagious zeal of leading an accomplished life.
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In November 2010, Barbara Desveaux de Marigny resigned from her administrative post with an offshore management company to dedicate herself to her passion of making lampworked beads with Murano glass which she imports from Italy. Along with her husband, Jean Claude, she opened a studio in Roches Noires.
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Friday, 17 February 2012 15:16 Written by Mumtaz Soogund
It is a concentration-intensive, creativity-demanding and time-consuming job, but for him, it is all a day's work. Ackmez Sheik Abdoolla, an interior designer, loves what he does. Be it drive, determination and discipline, he is endowed with the success potion. What however strikes us most about him is the genuine person inside him. His friends will be more than ready to vouch for this character reference and one is compelled to agree when they say “they do not make them like him anymore”. NoS listens to what he has to say.
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Friday, 17 February 2012 15:06 Written by Jameela Jaddoo
“Dancing is a form of expression, an expression of the soul, not of a tainted one, but the expression of a stainless soul.” This is one of the many reflections of Mrs Revathi Sunassee on dancing. Truly, this lady has marked the dancing culture in Mauritius with her immense talent. This multi-faceted woman firmly believes in “the love to do something good and properly.”
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Mark Twain said, “Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.” Indeed, as we met Lutchmee Robee, we could immediately feel her boundless kindness with which she fills other’s life. Lutchmee Robee is blind from birth. Mother and receptionist in a bank, Lutchmee lives her life as a complete woman. Her motto: “will is power.”
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She is a remarkably popular make-up artist with several noteworthy achievements to her credit. She is totally in love with the concept of making people beautiful and is a makeup artist who puts artistry and subtlety in making her clients looks gorgeous. NoS speaks to Deeya Bizlall who promptly shares with us how life as a make-up artist is like.
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She features amongst the few women in Mauritius who have dared to break the myth about women and weightlifting. Shalinee Valaydon, a young woman aged 25, has fearlessly taken up the weightlifting challenge and clearly stands out in the crowd. Known for her admirable path and achievements in various Championships, Shalinee reveals it all in a heart-to-heart conversation.
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Friday, 03 February 2012 16:25 Written by Mumtaz Soogund
He is quite the talk of the town of late. His feat? He is the only one out of the 24 candidates who brilliantly succeeded at the examinations of Council of Legal Education. The cherry on the cake is that at 25, he is also presently the youngest Attorney at Law in Mauritius. NoS speaks to Zubayr Hatteea, trying to capture a glimpse of his state of mind at his success and his take about our legal system.
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Friday, 27 January 2012 16:16 Written by Jameela Jaddoo
The finance world has always attracted and fascinated her. She was thrilled when she was offered the post of recovery and reorganisation manager in a well known finance company in the island a year ago. Sheliza Mohammed, a first Mauritian and Pakistani woman from England did not hesitate to make Mauritius her new home due to her love of finance.
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