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Youth Excellence Award Ceremony – the Award produces only winners, says Minister Ritoo

Youth Excellence Award Ceremony – the Award produces only winners, says Minister Ritoo
Date:October 13, 2014|Domain:Youth & Sports

​GIS – October 13, 2014: The Youth Excellence Award produces only winners, as anyone engaged in the pursuit of excellence cannot lose.  The Award urges the youth to champion a search for distinction and to nurture a sense of brilliance in whatever t


Ministry of Gender Equality organises first Table Tennis Tournament for women

Ministry of Gender Equality organises first Table Tennis Tournament for women
Date:October 01, 2014|Domain:Youth & Sports--Gender

GIS - 01 October, 2014: The Quarter Finals, Semi Finals and the Final of a Table Tennis Tournament for women, the first to be organised by the Ministry of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family Welfare, kicked off this morning at the Table Te


Government allocates land to former planters of Terre Rouge Land Settlement

Government allocates land to former planters of Terre Rouge Land Settlement
Date:September 17, 2014|Domain:Public Infrastructure--Agriculture and Food Security--Youth & Sports

​GIS - 17 September, 2014: Some 86 beneficiaries who participated in a drawing of lots ceremony have been allocated a plot of land for residential construction at Khoyratty. The ceremony was held yesterday at the Sir Harilal Vaghjee Memorial Hall in


Duke of Edinburgh’s: Mauritius Hosts National Directors’ Regional Conference

Duke of Edinburgh’s: Mauritius Hosts National Directors’ Regional Conference
Date:August 27, 2014|Domain:Youth & Sports

GIS – August 27, 2014:  A National Directors’ Regional Conference in the context of the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award programme opened this morning at Zilwa Attitude Hotel, Calodyne.  The theme retained is Strategic Leadership – The Award


Sports: Prime Minister rewards exceptional feat of two Mauritian athletes

Sports: Prime Minister rewards exceptional feat of two Mauritian athletes
Date:August 25, 2014|Domain:Youth & Sports

​GIS – August 25, 2014: The Prime Minister, Dr Navinchandra Ramgoolam, GCSK, FRCP, lauded the exceptional performance of two Mauritian athletes  - a silver medalist in boxing and a bronze medalist in judo - at the 2014 Commonwealth Games. As a resul


International Youth Day: Forum on Youth and Mental Health

International Youth Day: Forum on Youth and Mental Health
Date:August 13, 2014|Domain:Youth & Sports

GIS – August 13, 2014:  A Youth Forum, under the theme Youth and Mental Health was held yesterday at Triolet State Secondary School in Triolet, in the context of International Youth Day 2014.  The slogan chosen this year was Mental Health Matters.


Government To Set Up Commission of Inquiry on Horse Racing

Government To Set Up Commission of Inquiry on Horse Racing
Date:July 28, 2014|Domain:Youth & Sports--Judiciary--Law and Order

GIS – 28 July 2014: A full-fledged Commission of Inquiry will be set up to look into all aspects of horse racing in Mauritius.  The decision was taken at Cabinet meeting on 25 July 2014 following an announcement to this effect made by the Prime Mini


Human Rights Education Programme: Award of Certificate to 60 Participants

Human Rights Education Programme: Award of Certificate to 60 Participants
Date:July 25, 2014|Domain:Youth & Sports

GIS – 25 July 2014: An award of certificate ceremony will he held on Saturday 26 July 2014 at the Pamplemousses Youth Centre to reward some 60 participants who have followed the Human Rights Education programme organised by the Prime Minister’s Offi


President of the Republic leads Mauritian delegation to the Commonwealth Games 2014

President of the Republic leads Mauritian delegation to the Commonwealth Games 2014
Date:July 23, 2014|Domain:Youth & Sports

GIS – July 23, 2014:    A 114 member delegation comprising Mauritian athletes and officials, led by the President of the Republic, Mr Rajkeswur Purryag, GCSK, GOSK is currently in Glasgow, Scotland in the context of the 20th Commonwealth Games.  


Youth Excellence Award – Self-confidence lies in the search for excellence, says Minister Ritoo

Youth Excellence Award – Self-confidence lies in the search for excellence, says Minister Ritoo
Date:May 08, 2014|Domain:Youth & Sports

GIS – May 8, 2014:   Approaching the future with a vision as well as with a search for excellence equates to becoming more self-confident.  However, getting involved in viable projects for the welfare of the community is the best way to develop one’