MAURITIUS

  • Indian golfers Jyoti Randhawa, Arjun Atwal to play at Mauritius Open 4 days ago

    Mauritius: Indian golfers Jyoti Randhawa and Arjun Atwal will lead the charge at the inaugural Mauritius Open which tees off at the Heritage Golf Club in Mauritius on May 7. to 10. Big-hitting Thai star Kiradech Aphibarnrat will also take part in the four-day tournament along with four other former Asian...
  • ED tracks down money trail in AgustaWestland scam, Barclays Bank CEO summoned 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate on Wednesday tracked down money trail in AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal scam case and summoned Barclays Bank CEO Jitendar Khanna. During investigation, it has been found that the London Branch of Barclays Bank was used to transfer huge amounts from Mauritius. The money was transfered from...
  • Mauritius promises India full-cooperation on tax treaty issues March 25, 2015

    Port Louis/New Delhi: Mauritius has promised full cooperation with India to address outstanding issues relating to their bilateral tax treaty, days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the island nation. The much-talked about changes in India-Mauritius Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA) have been hanging fire for a long time, despite...
  • PM Modi returns home after three-nation tour March 15, 2015

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday night returned home after wrapping up his five-day three- nation tour. On the last day of his three-nation tour that took him to Seychelles, Mauritius and then Sri Lanka, Modi became the first Indian Prime Minister to visit Jaffna. The special Air India plane...
  • Mahatma Gandhi's views influenced Mauritius says PM Modi March 12, 2015

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on three nation visit to Seychelles, Mauritius and Srilanka. Speaking in Mauritius PM said, "Gandhi's views influenced Mauritius. the love for one's country, one's language grew." ...
  • PM Modi visits Ganga Talao in Mauritius, prays at temple March 12, 2015

    Port Louis: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday visited the Ganga Talao, considered to be the most sacred Hindu place in Mauritius, and offered prayers at the temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. Modi, who held talks with Mauritius' top leadership on Wednesday night, began the second day of his trip here...
  • Live: Mauritius has done immense service towards Hindi literature, says PM Modi March 12, 2015

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on a five-day visit to the three island nations of Seychelles, Mauritius and Sri Lanka. Modi held intensive meetings with Prime Minister Sir Anerood Jugnauth to further strengthen India's special and unique relations with that country. He will also address Mauritian Parliament. ...
  • India, Mauritius agree to push forward negotiations on DTAT March 12, 2015

    Port Louis: India and Mauritius have agreed to push forward their negotiations for a long pending revision of Double Taxation Avoidance Treaty (DTAT), asserting that their objective is to prevent the "abuse" of the convention. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Mauritian counterpart Sir Anerood Jugnauth expressed this resolve during their...
  • India offers $ 500 million credit to Mauritius, negotiations on tax treaty to continue March 12, 2015

    Port Louis: India offered US dollar 500 million concessional line of credit to Mauritius for key infrastructure projects even as the two countries agreed to continue negotiations on hammering out a revised double tax treaty to prevent its "abuse". The two countries also signed five agreements, including one on developing ocean...
  • PM Modi arrives in Seychelles on first leg of his three nations trip March 11, 2015

    Victoria: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in the Seychelles' capital late Monday night on the first leg of his three-nation tour that will also take him to Mauritius and Sri Lanka, observing that strong relations with Indian Ocean island countries were "vital" for India's security and progress. Modi flew in to...
  • PM Modi's three-nation tour to give fillip to maritime diplomacy March 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi sets off on Tuesday on a five-day official visit to the three key Indian Ocean island neighbours - the Seychelles, Mauritius and Sri Lanka - in a bid to ramp up India's profile in the crucial maritime region amid China's looming presence. In the Seychelles...
  • PM Narendra Modi to leave for five days trip to three island states today March 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will leave for a five-day visit to three island states in the Indian ocean on Tuesday. Modi will address Sri Lanka's Parliament and visit Jaffna during his upcoming trip to the country, which will be a part of three-nation tour including Mauritius and Seychelles...
  • PM Modi to leave on 3-nation tour, in Sri Lanka on March 13-14 March 9, 2015

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi sets off on a five-day tour of Seychelles, Mauritius and Sri Lanka that is expected to give traction to the country's Indian Ocean outreach during which he also visit a former war zone and Tamil heartland of Jaffna on Tuesday. As Modi visits Sri Lanka...
  • PM Modi's five-day visit to Seychelles, Mauritius, Sri Lanka begins on Tuesday March 9, 2015

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will embark on Tuesday on a five-day visit to the three island nations of Seychelles, Mauritius and Sri Lanka. Briefing mediapersons ahead of the PM's visit, Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar said India has historical linkages with the three countries as also "very strong" people-to-people bonds. He...
  • PM Modi to visit Seychelles, Mauritius, Lanka; tour begins on March 10 March 6, 2015

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will leave on March 10 on a three-nation visit Seychelles, Mauritius and Sri Lanka, the External Affairs Ministry announced on Friday with no mention, however, of the Maldives, which was being considered earlier. On his first trip abroad in 2015, the prime minister will be...
  • After Mauritius, India to export warships to Sri Lanka December 20, 2014

    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...