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Mauritius President stopped at Varanasi airport over excess baggage

29 Feb 2020

Mauritius President stopped at Varanasi airport over excess baggage

Mauritius President Prithvirajsing Roopun was reportedly stopped at the international airport in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh.

Crucial to propagate, conserve Hindi in its pure form: Swaraj

19 Aug 2018

Crucial to propagate, conserve Hindi in its pure form: Swaraj

It's crucial to protect, propagate, and conserve Hindi in its pure form as language and culture are interconnected, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said at the 11th World Hindi Conference which began in Mauritius's capital Port Louis yesterday by paying tribute to Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

Leaders from around the world condole Atal ji's demise

17 Aug 2018

Leaders from around the world condole Atal ji's demise

Leaders from a number of countries, including the US and Russia, have expressed grief over the death of former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and recalled his contributions in strengthening bilateral relations and maintaining regional peace.

Raju doesn't do whitewashing: Paresh Rawal on Sanjay Dutt's biopic

05 Jun 2018

Raju doesn't do whitewashing: Paresh Rawal on Sanjay Dutt's biopic

"Sanju", Rajkumar Hirani's ambitious biopic on one of Bollywood's most controversial stars, Sanjay Dutt, is a "warts and all" tale, according to Paresh Rawal.

Deepak Kochhar's 'funds from Mauritius' under income tax department's scrutiny

04 Apr 2018

Deepak Kochhar's 'funds from Mauritius' under income tax department's scrutiny

Deepak Kochhar, the founding director of NuPower Renewables, was served a notice by the Income Tax department, asking him to furnish all the details of the hundreds of crores worth of investments that he allegedly received from two Mauritius companies.

Sanjay Dutt to star in comedy film "Blockbuster"

21 Mar 2018

Sanjay Dutt to star in comedy film "Blockbuster"

Actor Sanjay Dutt, who has done some memorable comic roles, has signed a multi-starrer comedy film titled "Blockbuster".

Mauritius president Ameenah Gurib-Fakim to resign over financial corruption

10 Mar 2018

Mauritius president Ameenah Gurib-Fakim to resign over financial corruption

Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, the first female Mauritian president, will resign from office over allegations of financial corruption.

UP investors Summit 2018: Will Yogi create history?

26 Feb 2018

UP investors Summit 2018: Will Yogi create history?

The recently-concluded UP's Investor Summit was a glitzy marketing spectacle. What's more, industrialists promised investments worth Rs. 4.28Lcr by signing about 1,045 MoUs.

Paradise Papers: How Raj Kundra's family evaded taxes worth millions

13 Nov 2017

Paradise Papers: How Raj Kundra's family evaded taxes worth millions

One of the Indians named in the Paradise Papers leak is British citizen Raj Kundra, Shilpa Shetty's husband, and his parents.

'Rang De Basanti' chosen for first Mauritius Film Festival

08 Oct 2017

'Rang De Basanti' chosen for first Mauritius Film Festival

To mark the 50th anniversary of its independence, Mauritius is holding the first ever Mauritius International Film Festival during October 5-8.

India extends $500mn credit line to Mauritius

27 May 2017

India extends $500mn credit line to Mauritius

India extended a $500mn credit line to Mauritius as the two countries signed a maritime security agreement after extensive talks between PM Narendra Modi and his counterpart, Pravind Jugnauth.

FDI policy to be relaxed in select sectors

02 Mar 2017

FDI policy to be relaxed in select sectors

Sources said the government is considering relaxing the FDI policy in certain sectors including in single brand retail. Other sectors that may be included are defence, civil aviation, construction and development, private security agencies, real estate and news broadcasting.

Record $46.4 in FDI inflow, in spite of global fall

19 Feb 2017

Record $46.4 in FDI inflow, in spite of global fall

FDI inflows into Indian economy increased by 18% to a record $46.4 billion (INR 3112 billion) in 2016 even though global economic growth remained weak.