Tuesday, 29 November, 2022

Topic: Mauritius

India sends 30 tonnes of equipment, aid to Mauritius to help contain oil spill

A Japanese bulk carrier struck a coral reef off the coast of Mauritius in late July and leaked hundreds of tonnes of oil in the environmentally sensitive region.

Mauritius has stamped out coronavirus. Now, it needs tourists

For a country that relies heavily on tourism, the govt is under increasing pressure to reopen its airport and rescue an industry that employs almost a fifth of its workforce.

India’s development cooperation does not come with any conditions, says PM Modi

Speaking alongside Mauritius PM Pravind Jugnauth, Modi said that for India, the most fundamental principle in development cooperation is respecting partners.

Mauritius PM Jugnauth in India for a private visit, will meet Modi and discuss ties

Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, who has visited India twice before in 2019, is expected to discuss economy and maritime security with PM Narendra Modi.

ICC working on stricter criteria to grant official status to T20 leagues 

ICC has also launched 32 investigations in last 12 months & found 5 international captains received proposals for spot-fixing.

Trailing China, a new defence deal with France gives India a foothold in Indian Ocean

Indian ships and naval assets can now move across from the Pacific to Singapore, Andamans, Diego Garcia, Mauritius, Seychelles, and Djibouti, onwards to Oman.

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Representational image of workers at a construction site | ANI

GDP data this week will indicate FY23 outlook. But analysis shows growth still below pre-Covid yrs

Analysis of industrial & consumer data not included in usual ‘high-frequency indicators’ shows although demand seems to have recovered from pandemic, it remains weak.


Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.