Mauritius News

Mauritius PM wants Indian investments

Highlighting the business potential Mauritius offers, PM Pravind Jugnauth invited Indian companies to set up their regional headquarters in Mauritius.

Nitish Kumar's attendance at PM Modi's lunch in honour of Mauritius prime minister, explained

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar skipped Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s luncheon invite to attend another high-profile lunch on the invitation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi. Nitish attended the lunch for another reason he holds close to himself.


India, Mauritius to tax fee for technical services through new article in pact

Even the foreign companies earning FTS (fee on technical services) from India used to avoid paying tax in India taking benefit of the beneficial provision of the treaty.

What the changes in the tax treaty with Mauritius mean for India, investors

The full tax impact of the protocol will fall on investments beginning April 1, 2019, when capital gains will attract tax at the full domestic rates of 15% and 40%.

Will changes in Mauritius DTAC raise cost of investment? Here's what experts think

The amendments to DTAC signed on Tuesday in Mauritius gives rights to India to impose capital gains taxes on shares of Indian companies sold after April 1, 2017.

Revised Mauritius tax pact may hit overseas fund flows

Investments from Mauritius and Singapore account for a big chunk of foreign portfolio funds coming into the Indian stock market.


India, Mauritius amend tax treaty, capital gains to come under tax net

This amendment follows on Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s announcement in the budget for 2016-17 to implement General Anti-Avoidance Rules (GAAR) from April 1, 2017.

Mauritius parliament approves first woman president

Gurib-Fakim, 56, becomes the first female president of the island, which gained independence from Britain in 1968 and replaced Britain's Queen Elizabeth II as its head of state in 1992.

Mauritius spell for Girish Kumar film complete

Girish Kumar and debutante Navneet Kaur Dhillon were snapped on the shores of the scenic, coral blue seas of Mauritius where they completed the shooting for their untitled romantic film directed by Vaibhav Misra

Caught in Mauritius, man moves HC over ‘extra’ time behind bars

He has spent nearly 16 years in prison, first in Mauritius, then in India.

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Mauritius: Shades of India, France and Much More

There are several cultural influences in the island nation of Mauritius, but the most distinct are French and Indian.