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  • Dr R. Neerunjun Gopee

    Cyclones and us Dr R. Neerunjun Gopee At the time of writing, Tuesday February 7 morning about five hours after the last bulletin from the Meteorological Services issued at 4.15 hours, a weakened cyclone Carlos is probably edging to its closest p...
  • Anil Gujadhur

    Politics and Meaningful Statesmanship We are seeing the world over how divisiveness is threatening the established world order, without necessarily offering a viable alternative. It is the reason we should lay a more solid foundation for our political an...
  • Mauritius Times 60 Years Ago

    Mauritius Times 60 Years Ago 3rd Year No 75 – Friday 13th January 1956 •       Il n’est pas du tout question, pour moi, de célébrer et de conserver à tout prix l’impérialisme de la race blanche. – G. Duhamel The Voice of Indi...
  • TP Saran

    Regime change: In with a bang, out… TP Saran ‘64 million Britons didn’t sign a petition…’; so read one blog last week after an estimated one million Britishers signed a petition against the proposed visit of US President Donald Trump to the ...
  • Shakuntala Boolell

    Tops ou flops : Les jeunes, les entre-deux et les vieux Shakuntala Boolell La transition d’un âge à un autre est au cœur des débats. Toutes les sociétés font l’expérience de division(s) entre différents groupes. Il faut sans cesse négocie...
  • Sada Reddi

    Protest March and its Significance Whenever people disagree with the authorities in a democratic country, it is their duty to protest. In the words of the veteran Labour MP Tony Benn, ‘Protest is vital to a thriving democracy’ -- Sada Reddi Last...
  • Rajiv Servansingh

    SSR and SAJ: Two different men and two distinct epochs Rajiv Servansingh At any given time the range of possibilities is determined by what has gone before (determinism), but within this range genuine choices are possible (voluntarism). -- P. Sweezy ...
  • Nita Chicooree-Mercier

    Chronique Hebdo Trump - Common Sense and Bitter Truths -- Nita Chicooree-Mercier Let us get one thing straight following the misplaced outrage over issues hogging international media headlines which are parroting America's left-leaning media sensatio...
  • Interview Me Rex Stephen

    Interview : Me Rex Stephen   « La passation des pouvoirs laisse l’impression qu’elle a été effectuée avec une certaine absence d’égard…envers la fonction de la Présidence » * ‘Selon notre raisonnement, si l’accord ‘à l’israéli...
  • Q & A Abhay Thakur

    India High Commissioner Abhay Thakur: “Mauritius will continue to enjoy an edge post DTA review” * ‘India has expressed its solidarity with Mauritius on all issues of importance, including on Chagos’ ...
  • Editorial

    Not out of the woods yet After all the ups and downs of the several past weeks, a new government headed by Pravind Jugnauth as Prime Minister has been formed. The latter reconstituted the Cabinet, with SAJ (the PM till then) retaining a position in Cabi...
  • Dr R Neerunjun Gopee

    Modern slavery The basic truism is that our needs turn into wants, which is fair enough within limits. But the tipping point comes when need becomes greed, and that’s when we really become slaves Dr R Neerunjun Gopee Under the title ‘This Prehisto...
  • Anil Gujadhur

    Going beyond barriers and uncertainty Mauritius has scope to restructure and transform its economy to face new challenges. It can upgrade itself, innovate, make the economy take fresh directions, open up new markets and stay relevant to the world despite...
  • MT 60 yrs 3 Feb 17

    MT 60 Years Ago 3rd Year No 75 – Friday 13th January 1956 •       Il n’est pas du tout question, pour moi, de célébrer et de conserver à tout prix l’impérialisme de la race blanche. – G. Duhamel How space problem was solved in UK ...
  • Anil Gujadhur

    Taming The Wild Beast before it gets out of hand Society is badly in need of leaders who can really lead and transform for a sustainable future, not those paying lip-service, being high in rhetoric but low in delivery By Anil Gujadhur The world ove...
  • Editorial

    An Unending Mess Concrete shape was given last weekend to the announcement made by Sir Anerood Jugnauth in October 2016 that he was contemplating giving up his prime ministership. Pravind Jugnauth, leader of the MSM in the government alliance, was anoin...
  • Interview Lindsay Riviere

    Interview : Lindsay Riviere, Journaliste “Pravind a 56 ans. Il a beaucoup attendu. Pour lui, c’est maintenant ou jamais ! » * ‘Bérenger prendra-t-il le risque de se rapprocher de Ramgoolam après le traumatisme de 2014 ? Probablement pas. ...
  • Dr Rajagopala Soondron

    The Other 9/11 Dr Rajagopala Soondron 9/11 has passed into common language as the 9th of November 2001 when terrorists brought down the Twin Towers in New York. But last 9th November, the world witnessed another bombshell: the coming of Donald Trump t...
  • Kul Bhushan

    Letter from New Delhi Forgive but do not forget Very pertinent for Indian Republic Day -- Kul Bhushan “Forgive but do not forget,” said Kenya’s first President Jomo Kenyatta referring to atrocities by the colonial British rulers. This is wor...
  • Dr R Neerunjun Gopee

    Frailty, thy name is old age Dr R Neerunjun Gopee ‘Getting old is mandatory. Feeling old is optional’ ‘Frailty, thy name is woman’ is a well-known Shakespearean saying. Frailty implies being weak, delicate, breakable, and women in patriarchal ...