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More road deaths in early 2011

Figures released by the Road Traffic Unit showed that 42 road users were killed from January this year to April 15 – a rise of 14% compared to 37 people who died on the roads for the same period last year.

18 Apr 2011, motors.mega.mu

Vintage cars on show at Rose Belle

After the Chinese cars expo last week, during this weekend the Vieux Moulin Commercial Centre, Rose Belle, organised a vintage car expo. The theme for the expo was titled “Volkswagen Beetle”.

18 Apr 2011, motors.mega.mu

Fatal Accident at Red Earth: A policeman died instantly

Sad end for the constable Chooranee Bundhun (39 years), victim of a traffic accident occurred Saturday at about 9:00 p.m., at Arsenal.

18 Apr 2011, motors.mega.mu

Accident involving NTC bus: the driver suspended

The sole responsibility of the accident occurrence on board of the National Transport Company (NTC) bus last Wednesday with 51 people is the driver. This is the conclusion reached by the leadership of this public transport company. The driver has been suspended from duty until further notice.

18 Apr 2011, motors.mega.mu

Hindus Worldwide Celebrate Hanuman Jayanti Today – Hanuman Wallpapers

Hanuman Jayanti commemorates the birth of Hanuman, the Vanara god, widely venerated throughout Mauritius, India and all countries where there are Hindus. In 2011, it is being celebrated on April 18. On this day, devotees visit temples, recite Hanuman Chalisa and the Hanuman mantra as they do every Tuesday. Temples will play Hanuman Bhajans for [...]

18 Apr 2011, MauritiusHot

Staphylococcus Bacteria Responsible For Food Poisoning At Murday Cake Shop

After all the confusion surrounding food poisoning at Marday Cake shop which caused more than eighty people ill and one dead, it is now official that the origin of the poisoning is the Staphylococcus Bacteria ( staphylocoque in French ). The Staphylococcus genus includes at least forty species. Of these, nine have two subspecies and [...]

18 Apr 2011, MauritiusHot

Network Readiness Index 2011: Mauritius scores more points to maintain its leadership

Mauritius consolidates its predominance in the Sub-Saharan Africa, with a six-place improvement to 47th according to the Global Information Technology Report 2010-2011. The Network Readiness Index indicates that the country’s remarkable showing rests on its extremely conducive market (26th) and regulatory (33rd) environments, with little red tape, non-distortive tax rates, good standards of intellectual property [...]

18 Apr 2011, MauritiusHot

Video: Please Sign Petition To End Cruel Monkey Trade In Mauritius

Mauritius is becoming known for more than its sandy beaches and tourist hot-spots. The British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection has uncovered evidence of the cruel capture and breeding of wild primates to be sold for research experiments. Located approximately 560 miles east of Madagascar, Mauritius has become the second largest supplier of long-tailed [...]

18 Apr 2011, MauritiusHot

One policeman killed in an accident, his colleague seriously injured

Sunday, April 17, 2011. tragic end to the constable Bundhun. This officer, assigned to the police station in Trou-Hector, died instantly in a traffic accident that occurred at Red Earth last night around 21 pm.

17 Apr 2011, motors.mega.mu

472 ticket distributors for the NTC

The National Transport Company (NTC) will have to pay a sum of Rs 9 to Rs 10 million to purchase about 472 distributors of electronic tickets. Old units must be replaced, announced a top executive of the company at Friday.

17 Apr 2011, motors.mega.mu

ACIM to hold protest over new number plates

The ‘Association des Consomateurs de l’Ile Maurice’ (ACIM) will hold a demonstration on April 28 in Port Louis.

17 Apr 2011, motors.mega.mu

Driver jumps off bus after radiator bursts

Friday, a United Bus Service (UBS) driver Salim Meeajan, a 43-year-old resident of St Croix, fractured his right leg and suffered severe burns on his arm following a mechanical problem in the bus.

17 Apr 2011, motors.mega.mu

Lotto Draw 16/04/11 – 1 Winner Of More Than Rs 30 Million

The 76th Lotto draw yesterday made a lucky winner of more than Rs 30 Million. The ticket was validated at Tabagie Vogue in Flacq. The next lotto jackpot for April 23rd will be at Rs 5 Million. The winning numbers for 76th Lotto draw 16/04/11 are 5,10,13,17,36,39 6 Numbers Rs 32719546 validated at Tabagie Vogue [...]

17 Apr 2011, MauritiusHot

Mauritius Turf Magazine 4th Meeting – Easy Win For Monsieur Dane

Consistent Monsieur Dane (Robbie Burke) won easily the 7th race over 1600m. Once he settled in the front, he timed his run perfectly and won from start to finish. Desert Storm (Augé) finished 2nd in front of Baraloche (Herholdt). Piece Of Paradise (Chisty) completed the quartet. Shutterfly, The little grey horse of Gilbert Rousset stable [...]

17 Apr 2011, MauritiusHot

NTC To Spend Rs 10 Million On Ticket Machines

The National Transport Corporation ( NTC ) will spend around Rs 10 Million to purchase 472 electronic ticket machines. The machines, that are no longer usable due to wear and tear, have to be replaced. This announcement was declared by a senior officer of NTC on Friday. The company has already launched tender offers for [...]

17 Apr 2011, MauritiusHot

Pravind Jugnauth Meets Belgian Businessmen

Vice prime minister and minister of Finance and Economic Development Pravind Jugnauth participated in a lunch meeting with a group of Belgian businessmen at Chateau Sainte Anne in Brussels on April 13. The event was hosted by the consul of Mauritius with the collaboration of the ambassador of Mauritius. Belgian businessmen showed great interest in [...]

17 Apr 2011, MauritiusHot

Lotto Results For 16/04/11: 5, 10, 13, 17, 36, 39

The winning numbers for Lotto Results for 16/04/11 are 5, 10, 13, 17, 36, 39 Next jackpot will be Rs 5 Million since there are winners for the Rs 30 Million Jackpot Incoming search terms:loto result 16 april mauritius (1)LOTO RESULT FOR 16-APRIL-2011 (1)loto result mauritius 16 april 2011 (1)lottery national mauritius result 16april 2011 [...]

16 Apr 2011, MauritiusHot

Tonight Mauritius Lotto Rollover Jackpot Set To Rs 30 Million

The Jackpot for Mauritius lotto on 16 April 2011 will be Rs 30 Million. Since there were no winners for last Saturday’s draw, 09/04/11 lotto draw, the Jackpot is now set at Rs 30 M. Good luck everyone.

16 Apr 2011, MauritiusHot

Fortis to host haemophia screening campaign

Fortis Clinique Darné will once again host a national haemophilia screening campaign for the second consecutive year, lending its support to the Haemophilia Patients and Parents Support Group (HePPS_G). The screening will be held on April 17 at the seat of the clinic in Floréal. To celebrate World Haemophilia Day, the HePPS_G, a non-governmental organisation [...]

16 Apr 2011, The Independent Daily

IMF inks MoU with government

A number of important issues were on the table during the cabinet meeting on Friday. Among the points discussed include the coming state visit of Indian President Pratibha Patil and the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the government and the International Monetary Fund Indian President on state visit from April 24-28 The cabinet [...]

16 Apr 2011, The Independent Daily