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  1. Port Louis favourite destination for Mauritius visitorsRead the original story

    Thursday | Examiner.com

    Port Louis attracts a significant number of travellers each year and is a favourite stopping point for Mauritius visitors. Many holiday makers spending time in the port also enjoy participating in watersports, attending local attractions or simply relaxing in peaceful surroundings.

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  2. Cutlass Express 2015 CommencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Marine News

    Indian Ocean nations and several international organizations gather for the beginning of the fourth iteration of the multinational maritime Exercise Cutlass Express, Jan. 28, 2015. Maritime forces from East Africa, South Africa, Europe, Indian Ocean nations, the United States and several international organizations began the fourth iteration of the multinational maritime Exercise Cutlass Express, Jan. 28, 2015.

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  3. Mauritius: Maritime Security - Maritime Search and Rescue Project Launched in MauritiusRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | AllAfrica.com

    The launching of the Australian Maritime Search and Rescue Project in Mauritius is a new chapter in maritime safety and demonstrates the strong ties that Mauritius shares with Australia said the Minister of Ocean Economy, Marine Resources, Fisheries, Shipping and Outer Islands today in Port Louis after meeting an Australian delegation regarding the project. The delegation was led by the Australian High Commissioner, Ms Susan Coles.

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  4. Port Louis top destination choice among fans of MauritiusRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Examiner.com

    Port Louis attracts a significant number of travellers each year and is a favourite stopping point for Mauritius visitors. Many holiday makers spending time in the port also enjoy participating in watersports, attending local attractions or simply relaxing in peaceful surroundings.

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  5. Firefighter's Mauritian missonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Exmouth Journal

    Jon Chalk travelled to Mauritius with Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service instructors Ben Williams and Joe Hassell Jon Chalk, from Exmouth, an instructor with Red One, the fire service's national and international fire safety and training branch, travelled to the Indian Ocean to help train the Mauritius Fire and Rescue Service . Mr Chalk, who travelled to Mauritius with Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service instructors Ben Williams and Joe Hassell, said: "The training delivered in the islands capital of Port Louis, was extremely well received.

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  6. The once-powerful Tropical Cyclone Bansi stirred up ocean sedimentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | EurekAlert!

    IMAGE: On Jan. 19, NASA's Aqua satellite spotted sediment stirred up by Tropical Cyclone Bansi around the Cargados Carajos Shoals, Indian Ocean. view more Tropical Cyclone Bansi reached a Category 4 status on the Saffir-Simpson Scale on January 15 and 16 as it moved through the Southern Indian Ocean.

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  7. Two cyclones flare up in the southern Indian OceanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | The Washington Post

    Satellite view of Tropical Storm Chedza approaching Madagascar and Cyclone Bansi over the open southern Indian ocean It's summer in the southern Indian Ocean and, thus, cyclone season - the equivalent to hurricane season in the tropical Atlantic. Satellite imagery reveals a pair of cyclones in this part of the world, and one is a doozy.

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  8. NASA sees a smaller eye in a stronger Tropical Cyclone BansiRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | EurekAlert!

    IMAGE: On Jan. 15 at 06:15 UTC , NASA's Terra satellite captured this visible picture of Tropical Cyclone Bansi east-northeast of the island of Mauritius.... view more Tropical Cyclone Bansi's eye was wide open as NASA's Terra satellite passed overhead on January 15. As Bansi strengthened on Jan. 16, the eye decreased in size. On January 15 at 06:15 UTC , the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer or MODIS instrument that flies aboard NASA's Terra satellite captured a visible picture of Tropical Cyclone Bansi when it was east-northeast of the island of Mauritius.

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  9. NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP Satellite sees Tropical Cyclone Bansi's eye almost quadruple in areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | EurekAlert!

    Tropical Cyclone Bansi reached Category 4 hurricane status earlier this week and developed an eye. As the storm weakened to a Category 2 storm on Jan. 14 the eye became cloud-filled.

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  10. NASA sees major Tropical Cyclone Bansi north of MauritiusRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | EurekAlert!

    IMAGE: NASA's Terra satellite captured this visible image of Tropical Cyclone Bansi on January 13 at 6:25 UTC . view more NASA's Terra satellite passed Tropical Cyclone Bansi on January 13 when it was about 170 nautical miles north of the Island of Mauritius and a major hurricane in the Southern Indian Ocean.

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  11. NASA's Aqua satellite spots Tropical Cyclone Bansi intensifying quicklyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Science, Industry and Business

    NASA's Aqua satellite passed over Tropical Cyclone Bansi on January 12 as it was intensifying rapidly and saw a cloud-covered eye in the storm's center. Bansi has triggered warnings for the island of Mauritius and is expected to continue intensifying while passing it.

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  12. .com | SAA cancels Mauritius flights due to tropical cycloneRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 13 | News24

    Johannesburg South African Airways cancelled its flights between Johannesburg and Port Louis in Mauritius on Tuesday, due to adverse weather caused by tropical cyclone Bansi. Flight SA190 from Johannesburg to Port Louis and flight SA191 from Port Louis to Johannesburg for today have been cancelled.

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  13. Mauritius: Petroleum Products-Contract With Betamax to Be Renegotiated - PMRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | AllAfrica.com

    The contract of Betamax Shipping Ltd with the State Trading Corporation for the transportation of petroleum products from India to Mauritius will be renegotiated, with negotiations due to start on 14 January, announced the Prime Minister, Sir Anerood Jugnauth during a press conference on 9 January at the Treasury Building in Port Louis. The Prime Minister stated that an inter-ministerial committee chaired by the Minister of Financial Services, Good Governance and Institutional Reforms, Mr Sudarshan Bhadain, was set up to look into the matter.

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  14. African Markets - Factors to watch on Jan 9Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 8 | Reuters

    The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Friday. - - - - - EVENTS: MAURITIUS - Mauritius due to release December consumer inflation data during the week.

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  15. Prayers for Michaela, but her family are no closer to truthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | Independent.ie

    PRAYERS will be said for Michaela McAreavey in the country graveyard in which she was laid to rest this weekend, but her family are no nearer to the truth behind her murder four years on. Michaela's father, Mickey Harte, the Tyrone football manager, has poured his energies into the foundation set up in her name - with summer camps increasing year after year throughout the island.

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  16. Mauritius, the island of coloursRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 2 | The Star Online

    Sacred ground: The Grand Bassin - a crater lake situated 549m above sea level - is a holy place, home to several Hindu deities. There are also a few shrines for devotees to offer prayers. 3 comments

  17. Mauritius ideal holiday destination for travelers of all agesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | Examiner.com

    Mauritius is a beautiful and intriguing island located in the Indian Ocean. The island features a unique blend of British, Indian, French and African cultures, and is a popular vacation destination for visitors of all ages and from all parts of the world.

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  18. New Zealand New Year Honours List 2015Read the original story

    Dec 30, 2014 | Scoop

    The Queen has been pleased, on the celebration of the New Year, to make the following appointments to The New Zealand Order of Merit: The Queen has been pleased, on the celebration of the New Year, to make the following Honorary appointment to The New Zealand Order of Merit: Mr Marie Urbain Harold Michel Yow Koon Liu Man Hin, of Port Louis, Mauritius. For services to New Zealand-Mauritius relations.

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  19. GSL Builds Fast Attack Crafts for MauritiusRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | Marine News

    The keel laying ceremony for first of the series of Two Water Jet Fast Attack Crafts being built by GSL for Mauritius Police Force was held at GSL on December 18, 2014. Capt.

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  20. Wondering Where's Santa? Ask NoradRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2014 | NewsFactor

    As this is written, it's not quite 7:00 GMT and Santa's sleigh is being pulled by a team of nine trusted reindeer -- the original eight plus Rudolph -- somewhere over Port Louis, Mauritius. To this point, St. Nick has delivered about 2.38 billion gifts, but he still has a lot of work to do.

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