Saturday, 1 October, 2022

Topic: Mauritius

Show gratitude to India, Mauritius PM tells oppn as Agalega Island row adds to snooping fire

Mauritius PM Pravind Jugnauth was answering questions posed by leader of opposition Xavier Luc Duval on the Agalega Island and the presence of 'foreign military personnel' there.

How fears of Chinese digital espionage ‘got RAW involved in Mauritius, led to snooping scandal’

Allegations that Mauritius PM Pravind Jugnauth allowed Indian tech team to install equipment for intercepting internet traffic have snowballed into growing political scandal.

Mauritius ‘snooping’ scandal — the ‘moustache man’ from India in the centre of the storm

Mauritian PM Pravind Jugnauth has come under massive attack, with opposition parties accusing him of ‘high treason’ for allowing Indian tech team to access sensitive internet centre there.

CEO resignation, spying allegation — why India’s in middle of raging controversy in Mauritius

India caught in blamegame after former Mauritius Telecom CEO claims Mauritian PM forced him to allow an ‘Indian team’ access to a facility, with aim to install ‘sniffing device’.

Indian sailor who ‘died of Covid’ buried, family still battling to get autopsy from Mauritius

Seafarer Bejoy Sequeira's remains were stuck in Mauritius since 17 Sept. His family and Goa's NRI Affairs Commission want 'full' autopsy report to ascertain if he died of Covid.

After dying of Covid at sea, Indian sailor remains stuck in Mauritius for past 16 days

Bejoy Sequeira, 37, died from Covid aboard MV Jabal Al Khawr on 17 Sept. Indian High Commission, DG of Shipping & Mauritian authorities are working to repatriate the body.

Indians in Mauritius shining example of our values of peace, pluralism, says Jaishankar

On the last leg of his two-nation tour, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met Indian community members in Mauritius and thanked them for keeping India's faith and fervour alive.

India will be a ready partner in Mauritius’ economic recovery & revival efforts — Jaishankar

In his trip to Maldives, Jaishankar held talks with Foreign Minister M Alan Ganoo during which they reviewed the 'excellent bilateral relations & successful development partnership.'

India must treat the oil spill near Mauritius as SoS. Lockdown has left seafarers exhausted

Given the stressful circumstances in which seafarers are operating, the enquiry must examine whether the MV Wakashio crew was affected by lengthier stints at sea.

Why Mauritius’s small but devastating spill is a big problem for the oil industry

The oil that spilled into the sea came ashore in the Ile aux Aigrettes nature reserve, home to last remnants of Mauritius’s dry coastal forest and the endangered species there.

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Wild elephants monitored under thermal UAVs in Maharashtra | RESQ Charitable Trust

We monitored wild elephants, leopards in villages with thermal drones first time in Maharashtra

Whether it's monitoring wildlife, mitigating conflict, capturing of wildlife on field, UAVs are effective tools to complement existing on-ground efforts.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.