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Stricken Japanese ship behind devastating Mauritius oil spill successfully sunk in open ocean
World

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
World

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
science

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
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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
Sports

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
India

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
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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
Business

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
Sports

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.

Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony: BIMSTEC leaders, IMF chief, Opposition leaders, industrialists, celebrities likely to attend event at Rashtrapati Bhavan
India

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
India

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
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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
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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
India

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
Business

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.

Badminton World Federation bans former council member Raj Gaya for life over alleged misuse of funds
Sports

Badminton World Federation bans former council member Raj Gaya for life over alleged misuse of funds

Badminton’s world body has banned for life and fined Mauritian former council member Raj Gaya after a hearing over alleged misuse of funds, including money intended for an Olympic athlete.

Mauritius banking group SBM Holdings says its Indian ops suffered a cyber fraud
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Mauritius banking group SBM Holdings says its Indian ops suffered a cyber fraud

SBM said that no loss had been caused and that the Indian business operations would continue as normal.

Foreign direct investment in India grows 23% in Apr-Jun quarter of current fiscal, says govt data
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Foreign direct investment in India grows 23% in Apr-Jun quarter of current fiscal, says govt data

Singapore was the largest source of FDI during April-June 2018-19 with $6.52 billion, followed by Mauritius ($1.5 billion), Japan ($874 million), the Netherlands ($836 million), the UK ($648 million), and the US ($348 million).

World Hindi Conference in Mauritius: Sushma Swaraj invokes Atal Bihari Vajpayee, recites ex-PM's poems
India

World Hindi Conference in Mauritius: Sushma Swaraj invokes Atal Bihari Vajpayee, recites ex-PM's poems

EAM Sushma Swaraj attended the World Hindi Conference in Mauritius and invoked former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's name and poetry