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UK Must Return Diego Garcia to Mauritius: ICJ

The International Court of Justice has ruled the UK must return the territory – hosting major US military base - to Mauritius and complete the decolonisation.

In a non-binding judgement, the International Court of Justice has advised that the UK must return Chagos Archipelago to Mauritius The International Court of Justice (ICJ), seated at the Peace Palace in The Hague, has observed that the United Kingdom must end their administration of the Chagos Archipelago at the earliest. In non-binding ruling, ICJ said, "The United Kingdom is under

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Begins in Varanasi

Youth Pravasi Bharatiya Divas inaugural ceremony was held in Varanasi on Monday

The 15th edition of the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas began in Varanasi on Monday. The three-day event started with the inaugural ceremony of the Youth Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, attended by guests of honour, Indian-origin Norwegian Parliamentarian, Himanshu Gulati and Indian-origin member of the New Zealand Parliament, Kanwaljit Bakshi. Chief Guest for PBD 2019, Mauritian Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth also arrived in

Mauritian and Indian national flags at half-mast in Mauritius to pay homage to Vajpayee

To honour the death of India’s 10th Prime Minister, Mauritius paid tribute by showing flags at half-mast from sunrise to sunset this Friday. This directive was issued by the Prime Minister of Mauritius Pravind Jugnauth, where Indian as well as Mauritian national flags were flown at half-mast. Mauritian Prime Minister also made an appeal to the private sector to keep both

Making Mauritius an Intelligent Island


Dr. Arup Barman Higher education in Mauritius includes colleges, universities and other technical institutions. The Government of Mauritius aims to develop the country into a centre for higher education. Mauritian government has recognized the higher education as one of the key elements for the growth and social development in Africa. The government is committed to promote capacity-building at high level across

President Kovind Inaugurates World Hindi Secretariat, Addresses Indian Diaspora in Mauritius

Ram Nath Kovind

New Delhi: The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, inaugurated the World Hindi Secretariat building on the third day of his visit to Mauritius. He also launched the World Hindi Secretariat’s logo; an Early Digital Learning Programme as well unveiled foundation stones of a social housing project and a large ENT hospital being built with Indian assistance. Addressing the gathering, the President

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