Port Louis Current Affairs, GK & News

INS Sarvekshak: Joint Hydrographc Survey in Mauritius

The INS Sarvekshak is on a deployment to Mauritius for undertaking Hydrogrpahic surveys along with Mauritius. It will also provide training to the Mauritian personnel on advanced hydrographic equipment and practices during the deployment. Hydrographic Survey INS Sarvekshak has visited Port Louis and commenced the hydrographic survey of “Deep Sea Area off Port Louis”. The ..

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India-Mauritius: Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement approved

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, has approved the signing of a comprehensive economic cooperation and partnership agreement (CECPA) between India and Mauritius. This approval was given on February 17, 2021. Comprehensive Economic Cooperation agreement It is a kind of a free trade agreement between India and Mauritius. This agreement was signed ..

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India joins Indian Ocean Commission as the fifth Observer

On March 6, 2020, India joined the Indian Ocean Commission as the fifth observer. The other four observers in the grouping are Malta, China, European Union and OIF (International Organization of La Francophonie). Highlights It is important for India to join as an observer at the Commission because, it will help India in expanding its ..

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Mercer Quality of Living Ranking 2019

The Quality of Living Index 2019 was released by the Consulting Agency Mercer. The index was based on the data analysed between September and November 2018. The index ranks 231 cities. Quality of Living Index 2019 Austrian capital Vienna tops the Mercer’s index of most liveable cities for the 10th year in a row. Vienna ..

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President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurates World Hindi Mauritius

President Ram Nath Kovind has inaugurated the World Hindi Secretariat building in Port Louis, the capital of Mauritius, on March 13, 2018. The Secretariat is fully financed by India and a grant of Rs 33 crore was provided. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had laid the foundation stone of this building in 2015. The purpose of ..

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