21 August 2014
Friday, 20 September 2013 09:00 Written by Mumtaz Soogund
In the maelstrom of Mauritian politics, the President of the RCP stands firm against all odds. To find out more about this upright barrister who is all focused about bringing a positive change, read this interview of his with NoS.
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Sunday, 15 September 2013 09:00 Written by Ajagen Koomalen Rungen
C’est l’histoire de deux sœurs très complices et qui font leurs preuves dans différents domaines : équitation, athlétisme, karaté, mannequinat et musique. Anastasia et Victoria partagent un amour mutuel à toute épreuve. Rencontre avec deux petites-filles de Gaëtan Duval.
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Friday, 13 September 2013 09:00 Written by Mumtaz Soogund
Blessed with an unforgettable look and an infectious enthusiasm, Harshani has distinguished herself across a variety of platforms, pushing her name into the lime light. Swinging by the News on Sunday office, she talks about her life and how she burgeoned into a model. And with her serious drive to become fashion’s next bombshell, Harshani’s star is only going to burn brighter.
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He forms part of the comedy scene that includes some very exciting, unique, and boundary-pushing up-and-comers with surprisingly refined perspectives. His on-stage persona is both ferocious and empathetic, taking social, political, and self-analysis to its most provocative conclusion.
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Friday, 30 August 2013 08:00
Grand Winner of the ‘Emerging Exporters’ Award – Anooradah Pooran : The wonder businesswoman with a social touch FeaturedWritten by Jameela Jaddoo
Chairperson of the ‘Association Pour l’Education des Enfants Défavorisés’ (APEDED), Mrs Anooradah Pooran set up an income generating and women empowerment project on Herbal Tea in 2006. A visionary, she expanded the business and reached international markets where ‘Secret Grand-Mere Herbal Tea’ has known tremendous success.
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Friday, 23 August 2013 08:00 Written by Jameela Jaddoo
A burgeoning sector in the country, Fashion Design, has gained ground over the years. However despite the lack of support and faith in the young upcoming talents some are lucky enough to make it to the top. Bright and talented but also dedicated and hardworking, Anais Lionnet is a young fashion designer who made it beyond the Mauritian shores.
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Friday, 23 August 2013 08:00 Written by Mumtaz Soogund
Art serves as yet another reminder that painting, in the right hands, is far from dead. Nishal’s paintings bear the precise strokes of a passionate with a daring, assertive aesthetic that wrenches beauty out of wretchedness and identity out of numerousness.
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“Responsibility finds a way and irresponsibility makes excuses.” This is the motto of 24-year old Varun Nunkoo. Whilst guys of his age are still thinking and working on a career opportunity, this zealous young man has started to achieve credible success in the graphic and photographic world. His aim is to improvise in this domain putting forward his unique contribution and creative ideas. Sky is the limit for this young man.
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Friday, 16 August 2013 08:00 Written by Jameela Jaddoo
Though far away from her country of origin, she feels at home in our little tropical island. Minka Mohadeb, from Kerala, India, has been living in Mauritius for the past sixteen years. A mother of two daughters, she dedicates her spare time to social work.
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Friday, 16 August 2013 08:00
Amita Shaw : “IGCIC caters for every single person residing in Mauritius, irrespective of their country of origin”Written by Indradev Curpen
The Indira Gandhi Centre for Indian Culture (IGCIC), one of the largest centres of ICCR,was inaugurated in March 2000. It has emerged as an important venue for promotion of cultural activities in Mauritius. The IGCIC runs classes in disciplines of Hindustani music, Kathak, Tabla and Yoga for Mauritian students. The Director of the Centre is currently Amita Shaw. She gives details on the role and the activities of the IGCIC.
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Art in its every significant form expresses feelings and emotions. Whether inborn or learnt, it is a talent that is not gifted to everyone. Each artist develops his own techniques and style. Self-made artist Zahreen Ramjaun lives her passion daily.
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If there’s one thing you can sense in Anand, it is his passion and drive and he has got it down pat—the groove, the beat, the rhythm, the sashays and ground sweeps that enthrall an audience. He is an artist with a focus and a message; that the little voice in your head and feeling in your gut is your passion, and it is important to follow it. Here is Anand in his own words.
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