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Island country in the Indian Ocean

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Mauritius: Island country in the Indian Ocean
Mauritius, officially the Republic of Mauritius, is an island country in the Indian Ocean, about 2,000 kilometres off the southeastern coast of East Africa, east of Madagascar. It includes the main island, as well as Rodrigues, Agaléga, and St. Brandon. The islands of Mauritius and Rodrigues, along with nearby Réunion, are part of the Mascarene Islands. The main island of Mauritius, where the population is concentrated, hosts the capital and largest city, Port Louis. The country spans 2,040 square kilometres (790 sq mi) and has an exclusive economic zone covering 2,300,000 square kilometres.

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A Norwegian cruise ship has been blocked from docking in Mauritius due to "potential health risks" after passengers reported feeling unwell.
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England's Peter Baker wins the MCB Tour Championship at Belle Mare Plage to secure the Legends Tour's order of merit title.
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Foreign Minister of Seychelles arrives in India, set to meet EAM Jaishankar

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Amit Shah reviews passing out parade of IPS probationers in Hyderabad

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Mauritius PM Jugnauth in Varanasi for kin's 'asthi visarjan'

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Mauritius PM Pravind Jugnauth, his wife offer prayers at Kashi Vishwanath temple in Varanasi

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Aditya-L1 completes 3rd Earth-bound manoeuvre

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PM Modi holds bilateral talks with Italy's Giorgia Meloni

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday held bilateral talks with his Italian counterpart Giorgia Meloni as the two leaders discussed a range of issues. Modi has been holding bilateral talks with a..
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PM Modi holds bilateral meeting with his Mauritius counterpart Pravind Jugnauth


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PM Modi to hold more than 15 bilaterals with world leaders on G20 sidelines

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'One Earth One Family One Future' a perfect theme for G20: Mauritius PM

Mauritius PM thanked India and Prime Minister Narendra Modi for inviting Mauritius as a Guest Country at the G20 Summit and affirmed contributing at the summit.
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Commonwealth Games 2022: Reese Lynch takes gold in light welterweight final

Scotland's Reese Lynch beats Mauritius' Louis Richarno Colin to win light welterweight gold at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.
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India, Mauritius to include provisions in trade pact to deal with sudden rise in imports


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EAM S Jaishankar calls on Mauritius PM Pravind Kumar Jugnauth


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PM Modi discusses development partnership, defence cooperation with Mauritius counterpart


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Chagos Islands: 'Emotional moment' as Mauritian flag raised on disputed British territory

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The Mauritian flag has been raised for the first time on the Chagos Islands, which are controlled by Britain but claimed by Mauritius.
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Passengers from 'at risk' countries will have to undergo RT-PCR test on arrival in Delhi

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Rafale manufacturer Dassault paid EUR 7.5 million to middleman to secure deal: Report

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Australia recognises Covaxin, to allow visitors jabbed with it; Modi thanks Oz counterpart

Australia will recognise Covaxin, apart from Covishield, allowing those fully jabbed with the Bharat Biotech vaccine entry into the country. While WHO’s emergency use listing for Covaxin is awaited,..
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Covaxin yet to receive WHO's emergency use clearance over technical queries: Report

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Indian Navy hands over Dornier aircraft to Mauritius police force on lease


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Anerood Jugnauth's demise: India to mark national day of mourning on Saturday

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