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  • Letters

    Readers' Response/ Opinion    To Our Readers  Your views are of interest to us. They help us balance the argument in the correct perspective. We welcome you to draw our attention to anything or opinion expressed in the Mauritius Times (or any nat...
  • Shakuntala Boolell

    Diaspora indienne Nalgon ou bal tamoul, espace de liberté   -- Shakuntala Boolell   Jean Régis Ramsamy-Nadarassin, doctorant en histoire et chercheur, a à son actif un certain nombre de projets. Déjà concrétisés un livre sur les bijoutie...
  • Jean-Baptiste Placca

    Le fiasco de la CAN 2010 peut être salutaire   Rideau, à Luanda, ce dimanche 31 janvier, sur la Coupe d’Afrique des nations 2010, avec la finale théoriquement déséquilibrée entre la pépinière des Black Stars du Ghana et les Pharaons d’Egyp...
  • Dr Foogooa

    Mind Your Language Doctor Homma     -- Dr B. Foogooa Ms Homma is a lady doctor who is married to a Mauritian, a medical specialist, whom she had met during her student days in the UK. She hails from either Iraq or Iran. But exactly where, I...
  • Ramesh Beeharry

    Language in Education   -- Ramesh Beeharry   “Only education is capable of saving our societies from possible collapse, whether violent or gradual.” -- J Piaget   I simply had to write in response to Paramanand Soobarah’s article (MT 22-Ja...
  • V.Bhardwaj

    Titbits Cost of credit, Public debt and PBB   -- V. Bhardwaj   There seems to be a sudden awakening on the question of the cost of credit, may be because of the comments in the WB report – Investment Climate Assessment Mauritius 2009 -- that “t...
  • Satish Mahadeo

    Implementation of literacy in Kreol will paradoxically lead to a segregationist and elitist model of education   -- Satish Kumar Mahadeo    The debate on whether or not Kreol should be used as the medium of instruction in our schools seems to arous...
  • S.Modeliar

    Political Circus   -- S. Modeliar   Mauritius is endowed with a Western type of democracy. Amongst other matters that are prescribed in the Constitution, a post of Leader of the Opposition is established. Under the unwritten but well-entrenched conv...
  • Lex

    Points To Ponder Why discriminate against girls? A First Point: The results of Cambridge School Certificate are out and many students are happy with their performance. One matter that has surprised us has been the remarkable performance of the girls as ...
  • Dr Gopee

    Eternally Learning, Listening, Reading, Understanding, Trusting…   Dr R Neerunjun Gopee   A break from routine consisting of half work and half holiday gave me the opportunity to collect some more titles, read a few of them and have some very enri...
  • R.V

    Purity of the Electoral Process: Electoral Code need not be enacted Irfan Rahman, our debonair electoral Commissioner addressing the Indian press, did not hide the fact that the great little country that Mauritius is has numerous lessons to learn on the ...
  • Interview J.Jeeroburkhan

      « Un autre monde émerge sous nos yeux… un autre Maurice est possible » ...
  • Editorial

    GM, NGOs & the Public Interest  In the days of Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher, the mission of governments was to trim governments down to size. Governments were apparently occupying too much of the available space and that was supposed to be pr...
  • Letters

    Readers' Response/ Opinion To Our Readers  Your views are of interest to us. They help us balance the argument in the correct perspective. We welcome you to draw our attention to anything or opinion expressed in the Mauritius Times (or any national...
  • V.Bardwaj

    A Question of Alliance!!! -- V. Bardwaj   These days, it is not only our political class, but also the private sector, that seems to be less focused on issues that matter and more on the means needed to regain power or absolute power. ...
  • Vina Ballgobin

    Langue et culture    Tolérance : Quelle importance en contexte multilingue et multiculturel ?     -- Vina BALLGOBIN   La tolérance, c’est l’action de tolérer, de supporter ou d’endurer une situation difficile créée par l’Autre, ...
  • Shakuntala Boolell

    Bonjour India     -- SHAKUNTALA BOOLELL    De décembre 2009 à février 2010 se déroule le festival Bonjour India. Un des rendez-vous hautement significatifs avec plus de 200 manifestations dans plus de 18 villes indiennes dont  Delhi, Mumbai...
  • S.Modeliar

    Chagos: Back to square one? -- S. MODELIAR Who will resettle in the islands? Will it be those who are cosily basking in the comfort of a good life in the United Kingdom? ...
  • Sean Carey

    No people in Chagos: A conservative approach to marine conservation   -- Sean Carey   Frank Pope’s article in The Times last week,“Investment is essential for biological wonderland of the Chagos islands”, was written to highlight the pristine...
  • LEX

    Points to Ponder How will the Labour Party accommodate the MMM/MSM? A First Point: This is very surprising indeed that those parties in the opposition are so keen to work with the Labour Party, especially the MMM which has, on several occasions, declare...