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  • Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam et l’Afrique

    Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam et l’Afrique Vendredi 20 juin 2016 : Dr S. Reddi, historien, a fait une présentation à l’université de Maurice sur les liens entre Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam (SSR) et le continent africain. Dans un premier temps, il a...
  • Anil Gujadhur

    What if better quality teaching made a bigger difference? Have we reached the end of the tether making the system irredeemable towards the purpose for which it was designed, notably to equip the upcoming generation with the skills it is in need of? ...
  • TP Saran

    Global events that impact Mauritius TP Saran In this globalised world, we cannot help being impacted by events that take place at the global level in more ways than one – in all aspects of national life: political, economic, social, and cultural. ...
  • Shakuntala Boolell

    La rue : Point noir des politiques Shakuntala Boolell Du contrôle des excès de vitesse à la lutte contre l’alcool au volant et les gangs qui sèment la terreur, en passant par les difficultés à assurer une circulation plus fluide et à ...
  • Rattan Gujadhur

    Udta Punjab – A Movie Review The youth of India, despite all the odds against them, politicians and mafia and what not, they are still standing, they remain a redoubtable force that can turn over an economy to the stars! Rattan Gujadhur Right af...
  • Rajiv Servansingh

    The Brexit Conundrum -- Rajiv Servansingh “Sooner or later everyone sits down to a banquet of consequences.”-- Robert Louis Stevenson When around one year ago in an attempt to appease the Europhobes of the Conservative Party, Prime Minister ...
  • Murli Dhar

    Bank of Mauritius Changing banknotes: Is this a priority? Murli Dhar In a press release dated 17th June 2016, the Bank of Mauritius (BoM) has announced that, after consulting with the Prime Minister and the Minister of Finance and Economic Develo...
  • Mrinal Roy

    Brexit or clarion call for a new blueprint for Europe A Brexit would be an indictment of the Commission. It would open a breach in fortress Europe. It would weaken Europe and could lead to further fracture Mrinal Roy In last Tuesday’s BBC debate...
  • Mohun Aujayeb

    Presenteeism Mohun Aujayeb These winter days it is common to find people at work in both public and private offices clad head to toe in warm clothes, with running nose, and sneezing. More and more people are present at work irrespective of their...
  • Interview Milan Meetarbhan

    Interview : Me Milan Meetarbhan ‘Le PTr n’agit que de façon intermittente - ce qui peut le conduire à faillir dans son devoir envers son électorat’ * ‘On ne construit pas l’avenir en pratiquant l’exclusion. Or, depuis un an, on ex...
  • Editorial

    The Power of IPPs In 1997, based on a model employed to encourage energy production in less developed energy-deficient economies, the World Bank advocated that Mauritius should also embark on that model. This model shifts energy production from ine...
  • Dr Rajagopala Soondron

    The Origin of Life: Theories The jury has been out for quite some time now. When will it be back? Dr Rajagopala Soondron The religious colleague wanted at all cost to convince the others of the existence of God: “Who created you?” “Our pare...
  • Dr R Neerunjun Gopee

    Why attack hospitals? Dr R Neerunjun Gopee During the manifestations against a new ‘loi du travail’ that the government was seeking to introduce in France, some ‘casseurs’ present among the crowd on June 14 attacked the Hôpital Neck...
  • MT 60 Years 24 June 2016

    NEWS and VIEWS By Nestor Catholics and Racial Discrimination Qualifying Mr P. Ibbotson as “l’Incomparable Jobard” in his editorial of the 10th of Oct, NMU writes: “Il a découvert que la religion Catholique interdit la discrimination...
  • TD Fuego

    Let’s Swim With The Tide On the eve of the millennium in October 1999, the world population was 6bn. A mere 12 years later, following the birth of baby Nargis Kumar on 30-Oct-2011 in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, this figure topped th...
  • U.C

    Tit-bits More DTAA revision? Since the signed and Cabinet-approved revision of the long-standing DTAA treaty between India and Mauritius, there has been a lot of comment on the potential downsides, the significant economic impact analysed by Moody...
  • TP Saran

    Will the European Union break up? TP Saran Not only Europe and Britain, but the whole world is awaiting with bated breath the outcome of the referendum that will be held on Thursday next June 23 to decide whether Britain will remain in the European...
  • Sydney Selvon

    Opinion Quels bouleversements sur l’échiquier politique d’ici 2019 ? Sydney Selvon J’ai été le premier et seul journaliste à prédire en 2014 une victoire nette de l’Alliance Lepep aux élections générales devançant même DC...
  • Rajiv Servansingh

    Budget 2016-17 : Finalités Sociale et Politique Dans la conjoncture actuelle cet exercice est particulièrement périlleux et pourrait être déterminant dans l’évolution de la situation non seulement économique aussi bien que politique du pays ...
  • Nivriti Sewtohul

    Sedentarisation of Indians In Mauritius Nivriti Sewtohul The French were the first to settle in Mauritius permanently. Indians were expected to be birds of passage. Their employers changed their minds when they saw they were docile and hardworking ...