Headlines Mauritius

Island to host int’l meet on climate change

About 200 delegates will attend an international conference on climate change at Intercontinental Hotel, Balaclava from March. 21-23. The delegates scientists, representatives of regional organisations, the community of affairs and NGOs are expected from South Africa, Australia, Canada, Comoros, Ethiopia, USA, Mauritius, Kenya, Madagascar, Mozambique, Nigeria, Norway, Reunion, UK, Seychelles, Sweden, Switzerland, Tanzania and France. [...]

21 Mar 2011, The Independent Daily

Ceres rebranded as Inicia

Ceres Ltd specialises in commercialising Oeudor and Matines eggs. It gathered its members and partners on Thursday night to reveal the identity of its new brand name. It is now called Inicia. The company, which is one of the biggest egg producers in Mauritius, is often confused with Ceres juice. The company wanted to differentiate [...]

19 Mar 2011, The Independent Daily

UoM students to organise beauty show

A group of 12 girls, who are currently enrolled for the BSc Tourism, Leisure and Recreational Management Level 2 course at the University of Mauritius (UoM) will be organising a hair and make-up show on April 2. The show will take place at the Octave Wiehe auditorium, Réduit from 1 pm to 4 pm. The [...]

17 Mar 2011, The Independent Daily

JT de 19h30 – Mercredi 16/03/2011

16 Mar 2011, MBC

64 commodities to cost less

The decrease in price of food items will be applicable from today in all shops and hyper markets. This decision, taken by the minister of Industry and Commerce Showkutally Soodhun, was announced at a press meet in Port Louis on Tuesday. Soodhun stated that this initiative was taken following the anxiety that the Prime Minister [...]

16 Mar 2011, The Independent Daily

Maldives Prez arrives for I-day festivities

Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed arrived in Mauritius on Friday morning on a three-day visit. He was welcomed at the Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam (SSR) International Airport by Prime Minister Dr Navin Ramgoolam, minister of Arts and Culture Mookhesswur Choonee as well as other eminent personalities. President Nasheed, who is the chief guest for the National Day [...]

12 Mar 2011, The Independent Daily

PM calls for hard work from laureates

Prime Minister Navin Ramgoolam believes nothing comes easy in life.Success does not come to the unprepared mind. Education remains the key to success. He added there was no substitute for hard work, determination and an unflinching belief that one can surmount any obstacle to achieve his goal. The PM was speaking to the 32 HSC [...]

11 Mar 2011, The Independent Daily

ISKCON, McDonald’s case postponed to March 29

After the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), it was the turn of Ascencia Ltd and the co-defendant, the Municipality of Vacoas / Phoenix to submit their affidavits on Wednesday. The case will now be heard by Supreme Court judge Bhushan Domah on March 29. Speaking to The Independent, Rama Valayden, l ISKCON lawyer said, [...]

10 Mar 2011, The Independent Daily

JT de 19h30 – mardi 08/03/11

Title: JT de 19h30Channel: MBC 1Start Time: 19:30Date: 2011-03-08End Time: 20:10

08 Mar 2011, MBC

JT de 19h30 – lundi 07/03/11

08 Mar 2011, MBC

Climate hits sugarcane crop

The climatic condition prevailing since last year has had a negative impact on sugarcane cultivation. As a result, instead of producing around 450,000 tonnes of sugar for the harvest year 2011-2012, major players of the industry, which remains the backbone of the economy, say that the drought has adversely affected harvest and only 400,000 to [...]

07 Mar 2011, The Independent Daily

Ministries to scrutinise price of consumer goods

Study will establish if profit margin for basic commodities impacts on consumers. The Ministry of Business, Enterprise, Cooperatives and Consumer Protection has launched a study to determine whether the price of consumer goods on the market is too high. The project has received the support of the Ministry of Industry and Commerce which provided all [...]

03 Mar 2011, The Independent Daily

JT de 19h30 – mercredi 02/03/2011

Title: JT de 19h30Channel: MBC 1Start Time: 19:30Date: 2011-03-02End Time: 20:15

02 Mar 2011, MBC

MMM takes actions against price hikes

New Commission will be set up to propose solutions to govt. The Mouvement Militant Mauricien (MMM) will set up a new commission that will propose solutions to the government concerning the increase in the price of several products. This was declared by MMM member of the National Assembly, Reza Uteem, on Monday. “We are aware [...]

01 Mar 2011, The Independent Daily

PM extols force of faith, prayer

Minister announces construction of 108 metre-tall Durga statue at Ganga Talao. The official inauguration of the Maharshivratree festival was held on Sunday by the Mauritius Sanatan Dharma Temples Federation (MSDTF). On this occasion, the chief guest at Grand Bassin (Ganga Talao) was the Prime Minister Navin Ramgoolam. The Prime Minister first of all thanked Lord [...]

28 Feb 2011, The Independent Daily

Study Mauritius Office to widen access to education

The Ministry of Tertiary Education, Science, Research and Technology, in collaboration with the Tertiary Education Commission, launched a Study Mauritius Office on Friday.

26 Feb 2011, The Independent Daily

Irish police to aid investigators

The motion for the release of Sandeep Moneea, one of the suspects in the murder of the Irish beauty queen, Michaela Harte, was debated in the district court of Mapou on Wednesday. Chief inspector Luciano Gérard, objected to bail motion presented by his lawyer Navin Bhoyrul, on three grounds.

25 Feb 2011, The Independent Daily

Bundhoo new Labour secretary general

Lormesh Bundhoo was appointed new secretary general of the Labour Party during the first executive meeting of the party on Wednesday.

24 Feb 2011, The Independent Daily

PM to convert island into garden city state

The government is currently undertaking infrastructural projects amounting to Rs 14.1 billion till 2013, said Prime Minister Dr Navin Ramgoolam at the inauguration of the Triolet Bypass. The head of the government declared that these infrastructural projects are in line with the vision of transforming Mauritius into a ‘garden city state’.

23 Feb 2011, The Independent Daily

JT de 19h30 – vendredi 18/02/11

19 Feb 2011, MBC