Chief Election Commissioner Urges Indians In Africa To Register As Overseas Voters
Sushil Chandra, the Chief Election Commissioner urged Indians in South Africa and Mauritius to register as overseas voters. The registration will be done through Electronically Transmitted Postal Ballot System, a facility extended to overseas voters. Chandra who is on a visit to South Africa and Mauritius attended a meeting with the Election Commission officers of the two nations and discussed the unique collective relationship of the three… read-more
Tags: sushil chandra, Chief Election Commissioner, Mauritius, South Africa, Overseas Voters
PM Modi, Mauritius PM Jugnauth Hold Virtual Meet To Inaugurate Projects
PM Narendra Modi and PM of Mauritius Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, on January 20, jointly inaugurated India-assisted project in Mauritius. The projects include the civil services college and an 8MV solar PV Farm projects. In addition, the duo also had an agreement of extending US$190 mn line of credit (LoC) for metro… read-more
Tags: India, Mauritius, virtual inauguration, Infrastructure, Development
Courtesy: India Today
Gautam Adani Is No More Asia's 2nd Richest; Losses $13 billion
Gautam Adani has tumbled in his run for the richest man in Asia after witnessing a drastic falls in his stocks. However, this week, his personal wealth worth $77 billion has come down to $63 billion. Reportedly, the 58-year-old business tycoon has lost around $13 billion in 4 days after the Mauritius based 'Adani-invested' fund accounts were freezed. Unfortunately, these funds hold 90% of Adani Group's assets.
Tags: Gautam Adani, Adani Group, Stocks, personal wealth, Mauritius
Courtesy: The Indian Express
India Extends $100M Credit Line For Mauritius To Buy Defence Assets
The Centre offered a $100 million Line Of Credit for Mauritius to procure defence assets, and signed a Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Partnership Agreement with their PM Pravind Jugnauth. Extending support under the SAGAR initiative, the External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar also promised to focus on post-pandemic economic recovery,… read-more
Tags: S Jaishankar, External Affairs Minister, Mauritius, Defence
Atleast 38 Dolphins Carcasses Found on Mauritius Beach After the Oil Spill
Atleast 38 dolphins have died till August 28 on the island of Mauritius near the oil spill site. The spill was caused by a Japanese ship, MV Wakashio, that hit a coral reef on July 25, and started leaking oil after a week. A government official from the Fisheries Ministry, Jasvin Sok Appadu, said, "I can confirm we have so far found the carcasses of 38 dolphins."
Tags: Mauritius, Oil Spill, Japanese Ship, Dolphin carcass
1000 Tons of Oil Leaked Into Indian Ocean; Experts Fear Ecological Crisis
The Japanese carrier which ran onto a coral reef off Mauritius on July 25, is feared to have set-off a major ecological crisis. At least 1000 tons of oil is said to have been leaked into the Indian Ocean. Reportedly, the carrier had passed through the annual inspection in Japan. "The ship has now stopped leaking oil, but the nation must brace itself for worst case scenario," said Mauritius PM.
Tags: Japan, Mauritius, Oil Spill, Coral Reefs
Courtesy: The Indian Express