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President sends message of sympathy to the President of Sri Lanka
    2 hours 27 minutes ago
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President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom has sent messages of sympathy to the President of Sri Lanka, Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister, Ranil Wickremasinghe, on the devastating flooding and landslides in Sri Lanka. In his message, President Yameen said that he was deeply saddened to hear
Elections Commission robbed!
    3 hours 28 minutes ago
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Elections Commission has been robbed and the money in their safe has been stolen. The theft was discovered when the employees opened the office this morning. In relation to the theft, Member of the Elections Commission, Ahmed Akram said that Maldives Police Service is investigating the
Electricity issue will be resolve in late Ramadan after new generator is tested
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State Electric Company (STELCO) has said that the electricity issue will be resolved fully after the tests of the newly installed 8.9 megawatt generator towards the end of Ramadan. After the installation, the testing of the new generator acquired in January from the free aid from the Asian
FENAKA: Thimarafushi engine was tamperedto interrupt service
    9 hours 46 minutes ago
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While over 24 hours have passed with a large portion of the island of Thimarafushi without electricity, FENAKA Corporation has said that service is being delayed due to sabotage at the powerhouse. Managing Director of FENAKA Corporation, Ahmed Shareef told Sun Media today that the tampering
Probe after Sheikh claims 70 percent people don’t fast at a certain island
    10 hours 17 minutes ago
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Ministry of Islamic Affairs has started an investigation after Sheikh Ali Zaid said that there is an island in the Maldives where 70 percent of the people are not fasting. The ministry aims to find the source of the information and the alleged island. Coordinator of the Islamic Ministry,
Mass blackout in Malé City
    15 hours 51 minutes ago
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A large portion of the capital city, Malé, has lost power. State Electric Company (STELCO) said that the blackout occurred due to a technical problem. After most of the city lost power last night around 2:10 a.m., technicians immediately began working on resolving the problem.
Seaplane rolls in landing attempt
    2 days 13 hours ago
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A seaplane of Trans Maldivian Airways attempting to land at Velana International Airport has rolled to the side landing in the sea. Photos of the incident on social media shows the plane on the side and it’s nose below the surface of the water.
Colonel Nazim and Sheikh Imran moved to house arrest for Ramadan
    2 days 4 hours ago
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Former Defence Minister, Colonel-retired Mohamed Nazim and the President of Adhaalath Party, Sheikh Imran Abdulla has been moved to house arrest for the holy month of Ramadan. Correctional Service confirmed to the transfer this evening to Sun Media. Nazim is currently serving an 11-year
Ooreodoo Roadha Promotion: Weekly prizes
    2 days 4 hours ago
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With greetings of the holy month of Ramadan to begin tomorrow, Ooredoo Maldives has inaugurated a special promotion to improve the month further with special services. The telecommunications company said that a special lucky draw will begin on the first of Ramadan in which all active customers
New mosque to Dhoonidhoo employees for Ramadan
    2 days 8 hours ago
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The new mosque built at Dhoonidhoo for use by the officers of the Maldives Police Service working on the island and for visitors has been officially opened. At a ceremony held on the island yesterday afternoon, the mosque was opened by the Home Minister Azleen Ahmed and the Minister for
Maldives to join IORA
    2 days 12 hours ago
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President has decided on the Maldivian participation in the Indian Ocean Rim Association for Regional Cooperation (IORA). The decision was made following a Cabinet meeting yesterday on a paper presented by the Ministry of Foreign Affiars. The Cooperation is based on the principles of
Ramadan begins on Saturday
    3 days 1 hours ago
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The official announcement has been made confirming that Ramadan 1438 will begin this Saturday. The decision was made after a meeting of the committee established to confirm the moon sighting for the holy month of Ramadan. The committee decided that the moon was not sighted at any Islamic
Police make more arrests in Manchester bomb but leaks feared
    3 days 3 hours ago
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MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Police arrested two more people and were on Thursday searching a new site in Manchester suspected of links to the bombing that killed 22 people at a pop concert, as British authorities complained bitterly about investigation leaks by U.S. officials. Prime Minister
Minister: Still there are challenges in being a woman the workplace
    3 days 8 hours ago
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Minister of Gender and Family, Aminath Zenysha Shaheed Zaki has said that there still challenge facing women in the work environment. The Minsiter said that even with the high number of female students achieving high awards in senior and higher secondary education, there are few women in the
Three years to a man who confessed to using cannabis
    3 days 9 hours ago
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Criminal Court has sentenced a man who confessed to using cannabis to three years in prison. Muthasim Mohamed, Gaafu Dhaalu Vaadhoo, was sentenced to three years in prison by the Criminal Court last Tuesday. He was charged with using cannabis after 0.14 grams of cannabis was found in his
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