Mauritius lashed by rains as intense tropical Cyclone Freddy arrives
Images from the remote paradise island showed waves crashing to the shore and the wind whipping through palm trees
Getting India ready first, for the world to get India-ready
An India weakened in the neighbourhood cannot approach the world, or receive the world, as boldly and convincingly as it should be
Mauritian PM Pravind Kumar Jugnauth to visit India from 17-24 April
Jugnauth will participate in the ground-breaking ceremony of the WHO-Global Centre for Traditional Medicine in Jamnagar on 19 April and the Global Ayush Investment and Innovation Summit in Gandhinagar on 20 April, along with Modi
Mauritius throws doors open to foreign visitors after COVID-19 shutdown to revive tourism industry
This reopening is inevitable because 100,000 families depend on tourism to live, said deputy prime minister and Tourism Minister Steven Obeegadoo said at a press conference on Thursday
Stricken Japanese ship behind devastating Mauritius oil spill successfully sunk in open ocean
Officials have yet to reveal why the ship, which was making its way from Singapore to Brazil, came so close to the island.
India sends technical equipment, 10-member team to Mauritius to help contain oil spill
Mauritian Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth declared a state of environmental emergency and requested for assistance after a Japanese ship leaked hundreds of tonnes of oil off the country's coast
Protected wetlands in Mauritius marred by oil spill boast mangrove forests, coral species
Mangroves, seagrass meadows and macro algae in Bay Beach are home to 72 fish species, endangered turtle, and a nursing ground for fish.
Mauritius Oil Spill: Volunteers plug leak from massive damaged ship; residents brace for 'worst case scenario', ecological impact to follow
Clean-up crews, volunteers are scrambling to contain the ecological disaster, with further damage to the ship expected due to bad weather.
Burundi's top-flight football league to resume after suspension due to country's general elections
The Burundi Football Federation (BFF) are ready to restart their league and cup competitions after the 20 May elections
INX Media case: Supreme Court reserves verdict on P Chidambaram's plea against Delhi HC order denying him bail
The Supreme Court Friday reserved verdict on former finance minister P Chidambaram's plea against Delhi High Court order denying him bail in the INX Media corruption case.
FDI up 28% to $16.33 bn in April-June 2019 quarter; Singapore emerges largest source of foreign investment
Foreign direct investment into India grew by 28 percent to $16.33 billion during the first quarter of the current fiscal, according to government data
Mauritius Leaks Explained: How archaic tax treaty allowed island nation-based offshore firms avoid taxation in India
It took 20 rounds of negotiations over 20 years for India to prod Mauritius in 2016 to remove the abusive provisions of the original 1982 treaty, one Indian official told ICIJ
Mauritius eye massive tourism boom on back of pristine golf courses and stunning views
Mauritius, in their bid to popularise their country as a golfing destination, organised the mother of all amateur club golf championships last month. Three hundred golfers from three major cities of India — Mumbai, New Delhi, and Bengaluru — battled it out on three golf courses.
PM-elect Narendra Modi to take oath of office at 7 pm today: Decked up forecourt of Rashtrapati Bhavan to host BIMSTEC Heads of State
The oath ceremony will take place in the forecourt of Rashtrapati Bhavan and not in Durbar Hall.
Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony: BIMSTEC leaders, IMF chief, Opposition leaders, industrialists, celebrities likely to attend event at Rashtrapati Bhavan
This year, the guest list includes heads of several neighbouring countries, chief ministers of most of the states and a few famous personalities of sports and entertainment world. The families of BJP worker who allegedly lost their lives in political violence in West Bengal in the last year have also been invited for the event.
Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony: BIMSTEC countries confirm participation; no invitation for Pakistan
Leaders of all BIMSTEC countries have confirmed their participation in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony on Thursday for a second term. Mauritius Prime Minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth and Kyrgyz President Sooronbay Jeenbekov also confirmed their participation at the event, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said
FDI during April-December in current fiscal falls 7% to $33.49 bn: Commerce ministry data
Foreign direct investment (FDI) into India contracted by 7 percent to $33.49 billion during April-December in the current fiscal, according to commerce and industry ministry data
India, Mauritius to sign economic cooperation pact soon; infra investment fund proposed for benefit of both countries
India and Mauritius will sign at any moment a comprehensive economic cooperation agreement which will stimulate trade and investment in the region.
Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2019: Govt wants 31 million-strong Indian diaspora to make 'desi' drive with flagship programme
The Government of India will mark the 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas in Varanasi between 21 and 23 January. Prime Minister of Mauritius Pravind Kumar Jugnauth will preside over the three-day convention, where the theme this year is 'Role of Indian Diaspora in building a New India'.
Subhash Chandra-run Essel plans to raise $400 m to refinance group's Mauritius holding firm
In November 2018, Essel Group had said that it was planning to sell up to 50 percent of the promoters' equity in the group flagship media arm ZEEL to a strategic partner.