30 October 2014
Summer is here. We can already feel the rise in temperature, the scorching sun burning our skin, and the constant need to drink water to quench our thirst. However, while summer equals positivity, it also brings with it some diseases. Here are some precautions to be taken, as advised by doctors, pharmacists, nutritionists and beauticians.
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Friday, 10 October 2014 14:00 Written by News On Sunday
Tourism industry in Mauritius bloomed in the 80s. Parallel to being a key revenue sector and contributing to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP), its tentacles spread to various sectors of the economy. Tourism has impacted the lives of many Mauritians and has had a strong hand in developing communities, especially the rural area by the seaside.
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Between January and June this year, the production of rice, fish, tea and a few vegetables went up significantly compared to the same period of 2013. However, there was a decline in the production of poultry and local beef. This was revealed in a recent report published by Statistics Mauritus.
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Friday, 19 September 2014 14:00 Written by News On Sunday
Very often we have heard of medical malpractice in public hospitals, but recently, a series of complaints have been pervading private clinics. News on Sunday investigates.
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Our young people are branded as violent and out of control most of the time. The recent incident at the Rehabilitation Youth Centre raises many questions on this type of attitude. News on Sunday investigates.
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The recent report of Statistics Mauritius entitled ‘International Travel and Tourism’ indicates that tourist arrivals in the first semester of 2014 have increased by 490,697, representing a growth of 4% when compared to the same period last year. However, tourism earnings per head continue on a declining trend, reaching Rs 46,010. What are the implications of these changes? News on Sunday reports…
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Friday, 08 August 2014 14:00 Written by News On Sunday
Child prostitution exists in many countries and sadly our little island has not been spared from the clutches of this gruesome business of money and pleasure. Ironically, networks of sexual exploitation operate in a country where children’s rights are trumpeted.
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Friday, 08 August 2014 14:00 Written by Leena Gooraya
Kentucky Fried Chicken, McDonald’s, Pizzas, Kebabs or ‘dholl puri’... The consumption of fast food in Mauritius has considerably grown among Mauritians during the past few years.
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Friday, 01 August 2014 14:00 Written by News On Sunday
“In every marriage more than a week old, there are grounds for divorce. The trick is to find and continue to find grounds for marriage,” declared Robert Anderson. But sadly, nowadays, we are witnessing high divorce rate among newlyweds couples. The question remains, why do young people divorce?
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Friday, 18 July 2014 14:01 Written by News On Sunday
College days are known to be among the best days of one’s life. Not just a phase where you are academically successful but also a time period when you have fun, create friendships, live life to the full, have new experiences also and cross boundaries.
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Friday, 11 July 2014 14:00 Written by Premita Leelachand
We cannot shy away from reality: violence is very much present in schools. While often the blame is put on students, pedagogues argue that there are no such thing as ‘bad students’ but rather, uninspired educators, schools without leadership, dismissal of parents, and an outdated curriculum, among other issues, that result in indiscipline among students. Violence in school, they say, is the product of a failed system which has sent into oblivion the concept of education for life.
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