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Using shopandship to expand your online shopping possibilities

With the pandemic creating chaos all over the world, you surely can’t do your online shopping because no one wants to ship to an island with very limited flights. Here's a short revue of shopandship

15 Jan 2021, Yashvin, pages of my life

Measures to prevent water wastage effective as from today, 1st December 2020

Announced a few days back, the regulations are effective as from today. Some forbidden activities, when using water supply, regardless of using a water hose or any other apparatus) are washing of vehicles, buildings, lawns and watering.

01 Dec 2020, Yashvin, pages of my life

The first speeding ticket on my name

These are the kind of things that despite you do not want to go through this, you know that you can expect to get one someday.

09 Nov 2020, Yashvin, pages of my life

Public Holidays 2021 for Mauritius

Forget about this chaotic year and start planning for long weekends in 2021. The list of Mauritian public holidays is now official!

03 Jul 2020, Yashvin, pages of my life

Covid-19 online shopping and delivery fees

With the curfew extended till 1st June 2020, the online sales and delivery services have one more month to make themselves a reliable name by proving to be rapid, effective and customer oriented. Once the lock down is removed, most people will return back to their normal routine and purchases, unless they are convinced to...... Continue Reading →

06 May 2020, Yashvin, pages of my life

Re-inventing the business for Covid-19

According to my Facebook post, we are probably around 25 or 26th day since the lock down started and around 20 days of curfew. As at today (6pm), official stats in Mauritius show around 324 positive cases (including 261 active), 9 deaths and around 51 recovered along with 0 positive cases for past 48 hours...... Continue Reading →

14 Apr 2020, Yashvin, pages of my life

My first ride in the Mauritian Metro Express

Tonight's ride in the metro was totally unplanned. Since I had to drive Dhaneesha to her annual office's party in Port Louis this evening, I promised Dhanvin that I will take him for a ride in the metro. As any other kid (and some adults too), he was excited as this was a totally new...... Continue Reading →

11 Jan 2020, Yashvin, pages of my life

Happy New Year 2020

Less than 24 hours to go before hitting year 2020 and unfortunately, the celebrations are going to be spoilt because of the cyclonic conditions caused by Calvania and the whole lot of associated inconveniences during the past 48 hours now. Let's forget the cyclone for a few seconds; Year 2019 in some quick points -...... Continue Reading →

31 Dec 2019, Yashvin, pages of my life

J-3 : Things that I will definitely remember when I’m voting on 7th November 2019

Only 3 days left for the general elections! Similar to the past 2014 elections, I wanted to write some words to sum up my feelings around how the country was governed during the current mandate. Back in December 2014, I really wanted a change in the government for several reasons and at that point of...... Continue Reading →

04 Nov 2019, Yashvin, pages of my life

Find your voting centre for forthcoming #GeneralElections2019

There are currently two ways you can find details about your voting centre for the forthcoming general elections being held on 7th November 2019: OEC's official web siteEmtel SMS > Electoral's web site The Office of the Electoral Commissioner of Mauritius (OEC) have put online a site whereby you can type in your National Identity...... Continue Reading →

18 Oct 2019, Yashvin, pages of my life

Applications for ICTA permits/licences/certificates are now online

Earlier today, I stumbled upon a communiqué from the ICTA. From what one can read, the ICTA will now have a web site from which all import applications (permits / type approval certificates) need to be made. They will also cater for document uploads to support your applications. Until now, this process required the importer...... Continue Reading →

30 Sep 2019, Yashvin, pages of my life

Public Holidays 2020 for Mauritius

What you have read above on the title surely brought a smile in your face but what follows in this article will not make you happy anymore... Read more to know about the list of public holidays for 2020.

07 Jun 2019, Yashvin, pages of my life

Winners’ Click & Collect : Faire commission vine plis fun!

Hello people!We all know how it can sometimes be boring to lose our precious time in supermarkets for our monthly groceries or whenever we need to. End of months queues are even worst. Ever since Winners launched its online shop last year, I always wanted to give it a try and write my experience in...... Continue Reading →

13 May 2019, Yashvin, pages of my life

Things to know : Getting a loan for a plot of land / house

Hey people! Trust you are all well. Apologies for posting an article after so long. It’s been nearly a year … More

07 Mar 2019, Yashvin, pages of my life

Things to know : Getting a loan for a plot of land / house

Hey people! Trust you are all well. Apologies for posting an article after so long. It’s been nearly a year … More

07 Mar 2019, Yashvin, pages of my life

Things to know : Getting a loan for a plot of land / house

Hey people! Trust you are all well. Apologies for posting an article after so long. It’s been nearly a year since we purchased and moved into a house in Highlands. Since we did not...

07 Mar 2019, Yashvin, pages of my life

[Guest Post] Environmental studies in our schools – A Must

Hello everyone! Here’s a guest post by Yo Nature Yo Nature (as YOur NAture) is about making the environment of Mauritius … More

16 Nov 2018, Yashvin, pages of my life

[Guest Post] Environmental studies in our schools – A Must

Hello everyone! Here’s a guest post by Yo Nature Yo Nature (as YOur NAture) is about making the environment of Mauritius everyone’s central interest. We are simply nature lovers, who enjoy salt water in our...

16 Nov 2018, Yashvin, pages of my life

[Guest Post] Environmental studies in our schools – A Must

Hello everyone! Here’s a guest post by Yo Nature Yo Nature (as YOur NAture) is about making the environment of Mauritius … More

16 Nov 2018, Yashvin, pages of my life

[Video] Terre Rouge Verdun entrance to Ebene – Just invent your traffic rules

What I will show you today is not unusual if you use the Terre Rouge Verdun road every morning. While … More

12 Sep 2018, Yashvin, pages of my life

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