MAURITIUS

  • After Mauritius, India to export warships to Sri Lanka 5 days ago

    Kolkata: India will now export two warships to Sri Lanka after delivering a warship to Mauritius for the first time, Minister of State for Defence Production Rao Inderjit Singh said on Saturday. "From Sri Lanka, we have received an order to build two off-shore patrol vehicles (OPV) and they are under...
  • Mauritius yet to agree on tax treaty revision: Arun Jaitley December 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The government on Tuesday said Mauritius is yet to agree to certain proposals to the long pending revision of bilateral tax treaty. "India has made certain proposals for revision of DTAC to end round tripping and other aspects. Mauritius is yet to agree to such revision," Finance Minister Arun...
  • Mauritius assures help to India in SIT's black money probe November 3, 2014

    Port Louis: Mauritius, often accused of being a route for round-tripping of funds by Indians, on Monday conveyed to Indian government that it was ready to support its Special Investigation Team (SIT) to unearth black money. This was conveyed to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj by Minister of Foreign Affairs, Regional...
  • India to cooperate with Mauritius to safeguard Indian Ocean: Sushma Swaraj November 2, 2014

    Port Louis: The Indian Navy is committed to ensuring the safety and security of the strategically vital Indian Ocean region in cooperation with the coast guards of Mauritius, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Sunday. "Maritime security is of vital significance for an island nation like Mauritius as well as...
  • Want to strengthen economic partnership with India: Mauritius PM May 28, 2014

    A day after his meeting with PM Narendra Modi, Mauritius PM Navin Ramgoolam expressed confidence that all outstanding matters pertaining to the controversial double taxation issues and the ability to channel funds through Mauritius will be addressed. "Definitely a positive outcome, we want to strengthen the economic partnership, we want...
  • Snapshot: Kareena Kapoor on the sets of Saif Ali Khan's 'Humshakals' in Mauritius March 5, 2014

    Kareena Kapoor has accompanied husband Saif Ali Khan on the sets of his upcoming film 'Humshakals' in Mauritius. The actress was currently spotted on the sets of the Sajid Khan's film. Dressed in a green kurta, the actress looked beautiful. 'Humshakals' also stars Riteish Deshmukh, Ram Kapoor, Esha Gupta, Tammannah...
  • India calls for institutional reform within the SAARC February 20, 2014

    India on Thursday called for institutional reform within the SAARC and define a clear set of policies on the nature of the grouping's relations with countries having observer status. The eightmember grouping needs to "move faster and to add momentum to our cooperation within the SAARC framework," External Affairs Minister Salman...
  • CHOGM to begin amid allegations of rights violations by Sri Lanka November 14, 2013

    The absence of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his counterparts from Canada and Mauritius has cast a shadow over the threeday CHOGM summit that begins on Friday amid allegations of human rights violations against the Tamils in Sri Lanka's war against the LTTE. Unfazed by repeated references to the "war crimes"...
  • Mauritius: Portrait of an Island September 21, 2013

    Mauritius tourism connects with Indian fashion. The island woos trendy young Indians. ...
  • Money laundering: Information being shared with India, says Mauritius May 17, 2013

    Port Louis: Facing allegations of being a route for roundtripping of funds and money laundering by Indian entities, Mauritius says it is fully committed to remain a credible financial centre and there has been 170 cases of exchange of information with Indian authorities in the past three years. Allaying the...
  • Pranab Mukherjee attends Mauritius national day as chief guest March 13, 2013

    Port Louis: President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday attended the national day celebrations of Mauritius as the chief guest, with the event featuring performances of local and foreign artists, including a contingent of Indian Navy and singer Shibani Kashyap. During the two-hour function, held at Anjalay stadium, there was a fly-past by...
  • Revised tax deal will benifit both India, Mauritius: President March 12, 2013

    Port Louis (Mar): India and Mauritius are jointly working to find out a mutually acceptable and beneficial outcome on the Comprehensive Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA) which will be a "win-win" situation for both, President Pranab Mukherjee has said. Mukherjee, who is here on a three-day visit, said the Double...
  • India-Mauritius discuss regional, global issues March 12, 2013

    Port Louis: India and Mauritius on Monday reviewed their co-operation to strengthen the partnership between the two countries and discussed regional and global issues of common interest. "My consultations with President (Rajkeswur) Purryag have been frank and cordial. We reviewed the co-operation between our Governments and discussed regional and global...
  • India, Mauritius to intensify antipiracy measures January 4, 2013

    New Delhi: India and Mauritius, the strategically located Indian Ocean island nation on January 4 decided to intensify counterpiracy cooperation and explored ways to scale up bilateral trade and investment. External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid called on visiting Mauritius President Rajkeswur Purryag and discussed a host of bilateral issues. Purryag,...
  • Prima facie nexus in AircelMaxis deal involving Maran: SC November 7, 2012

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation submitted its status report in the AircelMaxis deal in the Supreme Court on Wednesday. The deal involves former telecom minister Dayanidhi Maran and a Malaysian business tycoon. The CBI also told the court that its domestic investigation into the deal is complete but...
  • Ready to revise tax treaty with India: Mauritius July 6, 2012

    New Delhi: Mauritius on Friday expressed its readiness to expeditiously revise the tax treaty with India to check tax evasion but asserted that domestic laws should not have precedence over the provisions of the bilateral pact. "We want earlier resolution because we do not want uncertainty, as instability and uncertainty is...
  • Mauritius top destination for Indian investments March 6, 2012

    New Delhi: Mauritius has emerged as favourite destination for overseas investment by Indian corporates, replacing Singapore, accounting for $2.27 billion outward FDI during AprilFebruary, 2012. The island nation is also the major source of FDI inflows into India, accounting for about 40 per cent of total...
  • IndoMauritius talks stuck; govt eyeing other options February 9, 2012

    New Delhi: There has been no headway in the IndoMauritius talks on the double taxation avoidance agreement (DTAA) as of yet. Government sources indicate that Mauritius is unwilling to allow taxation of capital gains as it feels the move will impact the country's economy. India was keen that investment from Mauritius...
  • Tax evasion: India, Mauritius want early pact February 7, 2012

    New Delhi: Amidst concerns over Mauritius being used as a major route for avoidance of taxes on investments by Indian companies, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his counterpart Navinchandra Ramgoolam on Tuesday agreed on early conclusion of an agreement aimed at tackling this menace. The two leaders reviewed the status of...
  • CBI team to go to Mauritius to track 2G trail May 13, 2011

    New Delhi: A team of CBI officers would be leaving for Mauritius next week to track the trail of money invested in various telecom companies involved in the 2G spectrum allocation scam, CBI told the Supreme Court on Friday. Senior advocate KK Venugopal...
  • Link between Lilavati promoters, 2G scam firms? March 31, 2011

    New Delhi: There could be a possible link between the promoters of Lilavati hospital and telecom companies named in 2G spectrum scam. Four trustees of Lilavati Hospital Prabodh, Rashmi, Chetan and Bhavin Mehta have shell companies registered in Mauritius. The address of these companies are the same as that of...
  • Mauritius expects 10 pc Indian tourists growth May 26, 2009

    Mumbai: Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority (MTPA) on Monday said, it expects 10 per cent growth in the number of Indian tourists arrival in the island nation during the current year. "Last year, 43,911 Indian tourists visited our country and this year we are looking forward for better tourists inflow ", MTPA...
  • IPL gets 30 pc higher offer from WSG Mauritius: Sources March 17, 2009

    It seems like there's more trouble brewing for the Indian Premier League (IPL). On Saturday, IPL terminated Sony as the official broadcaster. On Sunday, it signed a 10year contract with WSJ Mauritius. Sony then had taken IPL to court asking for injunction. Sony Counsel said the termination letter was sent during...
  • CNNIBN Exclusive: When Kareena met Saif February 28, 2009

    Mauritius: Kareena Kapoor and boyfriend Saif Ali Khan are in Mauritius for a photoshoot. ...
  • CEO of Mauritian bank reported missing in Mumbai November 27, 2008

    Port Louis: The Mauritian government on Thursday said none of its nationals were among the 101 killed in the massive terror attack in India's financial capital Mumbai, but reports reaching here said the CEO of a Mauritian state bank was missing there. There was no news on Chaitlall Gunness, the CEO...
  • Flight catches fire, close shave for 252 passengers July 25, 2008

    New Delhi: A plane taking off from Indira Gandhi International Airport caught fire forcing all 252 passengers and crew to escape through an emergency exit, airport officials said Friday. The Air Mauritius pilot apparently braked suddenly as the plane prepared for takeoff, and this might have sparked a fire that spread...
  • 'Let's make a Mauritius out of Bihar' January 7, 2007

    New Delhi: The Prime Minister has a vision for Bihar. And he thought it most fitting to unveil this vision at a congregation of a 1,200strong Indian Diaspora at the fifth Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas in New Delhi on Sunday. Inaugurating the event, the PM said if people, whose roots lay in...