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  • TP Saran

    Expectations about the Metro Express Vigilance is of the utmost importance at all stages of the project TP Saran In his reply to a Private Notice Question by the Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly last Tuesday, the Minister of Public ...
  • Ramesh Beeharry

    Swacch Mauritius “Moris mo zoli pays” is the theme title given to the latest campaign to clean up Mauritius. It kicked off at the Floreal Youth Centre on Sunday 5-March 2017. And hats off to the PM for his personal involvement at the event which c...
  • Shakuntala Boolell

    Récit de voyage Bénarès, cité millénaire et éternelle -- Shakuntala Boolell Un curé de Beau Bassin raconte son récit de voyage dans la cité sainte dans les années 1900. Epoque reculée. Bénarès n’avait pas encore son aéroport, ses gra...
  • Rajiv Servansingh

    The Next Budget: A Reaffirmation of Our Social Democratic Values The solutions to our most pressing problems are political as much as economic, and one hopes that the coming budget will strike the right balance - only this would contain the nefarious ...
  • Murli Dhar

    Trust Fund for Specialised Medical Care: Is it answerable to itself alone? -- Murli Dhar The new Hon Minister of Health, Anwar Husnoo, stated in no uncertain terms in answer to a Parliamentary Question on Tuesday last, that he had instructed th...
  • Mauritius Times 60 Years Ago - Two Allies of Labour

    MT 60 Years Ago 3rd Year No 77 – Friday 27th January 1956 •       “I have made mistakes, but I have never made the mistake of claiming that I never made one.” – J. G. Bennett Two Allies of Labour By Somduth Bhuckory ...
  • Mrinal Roy

    Is Abuse of Power and Wrongdoing the New Norm? -- Mrinal Roy Is corruption the new norm in politics? The violently repressed anti corruption demonstrations in Moscow and other cities of Russia this week reminded the world that corruption remai...
  • Kul Bhushan

    Letter from New Delhi Combating Prejudice and Violence against Africans in India -- Kul Bhushan High time to take drastic and major steps to stop harassing and injuring Africans living in India, writes Kul Bhushan; he suggests a slew of respo...
  • Interview: Feroze Bundhun, ex-Managing Director of CBRE, Turkey

    Interview: Feroze Bundhun, ex-Managing Director of CBRE, Turkey “Company directorships are a status symbol and carry prestige and benefits and rarely any responsibility” * ‘The calamity befallen on the BAI Group was a deliberate act of ...
  • Editorial

    A Locked-In Political System In the course of an interview accorded to this paper last week, Catherine Boudet has refreshingly highlighted the deeper reasons for the inefficient and deteriorating state of local politics. Or the perpetuation of a flaw...
  • Dr R Neerunjun Gopee

    Being rational about meat-eating Everybody is free to choose his poison. But one thing is certain, both from a medical point of view and our overall experience as human beings: vegetables can provide all our nutritional needs Dr R Neerunjun Gopee ...
  • Clifford Ng Kwet Chan

    Les brassards de ma mère Maman, te souviens-tu de ton premier métier En arrivant à l'île Maurice A l'âge de vingt-cinq ans ? ...
  • Anil Gujadhur

    Keeping together for a brighter future Now that extreme right parties are gaining in popularity, the very future of a closely integrated EU is at stake. Will each country go its way as Britain is doing, free from the larger bloc? -- Anil Gujadhur ...
  • Sada Reddi

    Industrialization in the Sixties - Years of Endurance or Years of Creativity? Despite promises, hopes and dreams for alternative routes to development and for a self-reliant economy, none has been put in practice to date -- Sada Reddi Jay Nara...
  • Ramesh Beeharry

    Diplomacy: Time For A Rethink? In a dynamic world where change is the only constant and today’s best practice can become obsolete tomorrow, it is imperative to keep updating our knowledge, and sharpening our expertise through refresher courses -- ...
  • Rajiv Servansingh

    The African Economic Platform: Now turn Summitry into Action Our history and the decision taken right at the time of independence of placing Mauritius as part and parcel of the African continent have been hugely beneficial to our economic and socia...
  • Nita Chicooree-Mercier

    Udta Pradesh -- Nita Chicooree-Mercier A glaring example of the big gap between media opinion polls and the public is the recent Uttar Pradesh regional election result in India and a sweeping victory for the Prime Minister’s BJP in what has be...
  • MT 60 Years Ago

    MT 60 Years Ago 3rd Year No 76 – Friday 20th January 1956 Our Debt to Manilal Doctor By D. Napal, BA (Hons) Is it an irony of fate or is it a pure coincidence that both times that a Royal Commission has been appointed, strangers have sto...
  • Mrinal Roy

    Drug trafficking, ID cards and Alvaro Sobrinho Is the Government at a Loss? As a nation, we cannot cut corners. We also have to be uncompromising in respect of the country’s international standing, standard of ethics and probity -- Mrinal Roy W...
  • Kul Bhushan

    Letter from New Delhi The Wheel Turns Full Circle for Uganda Asians Expelled by brutal dictator 45 years ago, Uganda Asians prospered in Britain, went back to Uganda 25 years ago and maintain strong links with their roots in India, reports Kul Bhushan w...