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  1. Mauritius vote puts constitution and economy at centreRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Reuters

    Mauritians lined up to vote on Wednesday in a parliamentary election that could lead to more powers being granted to the president if the ruling Labour Party wins. Six hours after polls opened at 7 a.m. about 28 percent of the roughly 936,000 eligible voters had cast ballots, the electoral commission said.

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  2. Nord FX Announces DemoCup Contest for All Forex TradersRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 3 | PR Log

    Hurray! Just like every year, Nord FX announces this Christmas a DemoCup contest for all Forex traders where the annual prize pool is 42,000 USD. PRLog - Dec. 3, 2014 - Nord FX, a leading Forex trading firm based in La Rue Chaussee, Port Louis, Mauritius runs a yearly forex trading contest in which entry is absolutely FREE and the annual prize is 42,000 USD.

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  3. Mauritius: Signing of MoU for the Setting Up of Oil Storage Terminals in MauritiusRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | AllAfrica.com

    A Memorandum of Understanding was signed by the State Trading Corporation, the Indian Oil Corporation Ltd and the Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd on November 27 in Port Louis regarding participation in the setting up of oil storage terminals in Mauritius. The MoU was signed in the presence of the Minister of Industry, Commerce and Consumer Protection, Mr Cader Sayed-Hossen and the High Commissioner of India in Mauritius, Mr. Anup Kumar Mudgal.

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  4. Mauritius: Mauritius and India Sign Contact for Acquisition of Dornier AircraftRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 28 | AllAfrica.com

    The Government of Mauritius signed an agreement with Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd , India for the acquisition of a Dornier aircraft for the Mauritius Police Force. The agreement worth US 16 million dollars was signed yesterday in Port Louis by the Senior Chief Executive of the Prime Minister's Office, Mrs K.O Fong Weng-Poorun, and the Managing Director of HAL, Mr S. Subrahmanyan.

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  5. Top Forex Broker, Nord FX Introduces a Revolutionary Trading Binary OptionRead the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | PR Log

    Nord FX, recently launched a revolutionary trading binary option for forex traders, especially for beginners that offers a simplest way to trade the market without any requirement of financial experience. PRLog - Nov. 21, 2014 - PORT LOUIS, Mauritius -- Nord FX, one of the best international forex brokers since its establishment in 2008 has recently launched a revolutionary trading binary option, is by far the simplest trading tool for forex traders, especially for beginners.

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  6. The Resurrection of the DodoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2014 | The Atlantic

    Alas, the poor dodo. All that remains of this extinct flightless bird's legacy are a single complete skeleton and a synonym for "dimwit."

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  7. What were dodos like?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Christian Science Monitor

    If one were to rank animals according to the magnitude of their legitimate grievances against Homo sapiens, a good candidate for the very front of that line would be the dodo. Three-feet tall, flightless, and, rather improbably, a member of the pigeon family, the dodo lived a peaceful existence on the island of Mauritius , some 1,200 miles off the southeastern coast of Africa, growing ever larger for millions of years right up until about 1600, when the first Dutch colonists arrived on the island.

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  8. The dodo: New insights into an old birdRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Science Daily

    The dodo is among the most famous extinct creatures, and a poster child for human-caused extinction events. Despite its notoriety, and the fact that the species was alive during recorded human history, little is known about how it lived, looked, and behaved.

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  9. The dodo: New insights into an old birdRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Science Daily

    The dodo is among the most famous extinct creatures, and a poster child for human-caused extinction events. Despite its notoriety, and the fact that the species was alive during recorded human history, little is known about how it lived, looked, and behaved.

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  10. The dodo: New insights into an old birdRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Science Daily

    The dodo is among the most famous extinct creatures, and a poster child for human-caused extinction events. Despite its notoriety, and the fact that the species was alive during recorded human history, little is known about how it lived, looked, and behaved.

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  11. Here, researcher Andy Biedlingmaier scans the only known complete skeleton from a single dodo.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Live Science

    New laser scans of the dodo, perhaps the most famous animal to have gone extinct in human history, have unexpectedly exposed portions of its anatomy unknown to science, which are revealing secrets about how the bird once lived. The dodo was a flightless bird about 3 feet tall that was native to the island of Mauritius in the Indian Ocean.

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  12. In Photos: The Famous Flightless Dodo BirdRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Live Science

    Perhaps the most famous extinction in human history was that of the flightless dodo bird. Many mysteries remain about the bird, its life and death.

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  13. New insights into an old birdRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | EurekAlert!

    The dodo is among the most famous extinct creatures, and a poster child for human-caused extinction events. Despite its notoriety, and the fact that the species was alive during recorded human history, little is actually known about how this animal lived, looked, and behaved.

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  14. Few Indian governments have devoted as much attention to the diaspora as the Modi government.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | The Indian Express

    Reports that local Pakistani businessmen are joining the Indian community to welcome Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Australia later this month point to many interesting political possibilities that await New Delhi as it vigorously cultivates the diaspora. If Modi looks beyond the "Indian" diaspora and seeks out the much bigger overseas "South Asian" community, he could find novel ways to limit the contestation between Delhi and Islamabad, strengthen ties with smaller neighbours and reinforce India's quest to promote regional economic integration in the subcontinent.

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  15. Leading Judoka chases 2016 Olympic ticketRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2014 | GhanaWeb

    Emmanuel Nartey, one of Ghana's leading Judoka's, is on the chase for qualification to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil. Nartey, who was Ghana's sole representative at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, is on his way to Port Louis, Mauritius to compete in the 2014 Judo World Cup.

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  16. Ghana's Leading Judoka Chases 2016 Olympic TicketRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2014 | Ghanamma.com

    Emmanuel Nartey, one of Ghana's leading Judoka's, is on the chase for qualification to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil. Nartey, who was Ghana's sole representative at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, is on his way to Port Louis, Mauritius to compete in the 2014 Judo World Cup.

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  17. India to soon include Mauritius in Visa on Arrival schemeRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2014 | Newkerala.com

    Visiting External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj Monday termed India's relationship with Mauritius as "truly unique and extraordinary", and said India was working on including the Indian Ocean island country in its Visa on Arrival scheme. Speaking at the inauguration of the International Conference on Indentured Labour Route Project in Port Louis, Sushma Swaraj said Mauritius was the first and largest recipient of indentured labour from India.

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  18. Mauritius: Mauritius Reinvents ItselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    In 1960 Nobel prize-winning British economist James Meade said Mauritius had no economic future. At the time the island nation, 2,000km east of mainland Africa, depended almost entirely on sugar for revenue and employment.

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  19. Indian Navy committed to ensuring safety of Indian Ocean sea lanes, says SushmaRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2014 | Newkerala.com

    External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday, stating that maritime security is of vital importance to both Mauritius and India, said that the Indian Navy is committed to ensuring safety of the sea lanes in the Indian Ocean. "Maritime security is of vital significance for an island nation like Mauritius as well as for a country with a vast coastline like India.

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  20. Indian Navy committed to ensuring safety of Indian Ocean sea lanes,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | DNA India

    External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday, stating that maritime security is of vital importance to both Mauritius and India, said that the Indian Navy is committed to ensuring safety of the sea lanes in the Indian Ocean. "Maritime security is of vital significance for an island nation like Mauritius as well as for a country with a vast coastline like India.

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