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India opens longest bridge on China border

India has inaugurated a 9.15km (5.68-mile) bridge over the Lohit river, easily its longest ever, which connects the disputed state of Arunachal Pradesh with the north-eastern state of Assam. China claims Arunachal Pradesh as its own, and refers to it as “southern Tibet”. Beijing recently strongly objected to India’s decision to allow Tibetan spiritual leader […]

Gunmen kill 26 in attack on Christians in Egypt

Gunmen have attacked a bus carrying Coptic Christians in Egypt, killing more than 20 people and wounding dozens, according to state media. The bus came under fire on Friday while travelling on the road to the St. Samuel Monastery in the Minya province, about 220km south of the capital, Cairo, health officials said. The interior […]

Mauritius Launches Creative Portal to Promote Local Handicraft

An online platform – The Creative Mauritius project (CM), has been launched to enhance the aiming visibility and market linkages to craftsmen of Mauritius and Rodrigues. Minister of Business, Enterprise and Cooperatives, Mr Soomilduth Bholah launched the CM at the headquarters of the Mauritius Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI) in Port Louis. The objectives of the CM project is […]

Huawei and UOM Sign MOU to Promote ICT Education

Huawei Technologies and University of Mauritius (UOM) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the setting up of a Huawei Authorised Information and Network Academy (HAINA) and Seeds For The Future (SFTF) programmes, on 22 May 2017 at UOM, Réduit. During the ceremony, ten Mauritian students sponsored by Huawei received their certificate of admission for […]

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Manchester Arena explosion

At least 22 people have died and more than 59 injured after what Theresa May described as an “appalling terror attack” at the Manchester Arena during an Ariana Grande pop concert. Here are the latest updates: • At least 22 people killed and 59 injured • Suicide bomber had IED around his waist • Police […]