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Z Faction Says that a New Party is Possibility
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The “Z Faction” of Divehi Rayyithunge Party (DRP) would go for the option of registering a new political party, if members belonging to the faction “do not have any opportunities” within the party, said MR. Ahmed Mahloof, MP for Galolhu South Constituency and one of the leading supporters
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Malé City Council has scheduled a no-confidence vote against Mayor Adam Manik. Deputy Mayor Ahmed Samaah reported that there will be a meeting tomorrow at 10 am in which council members would decide on the matter. The motion for no-confidence against the Mayor has been made by Mr. Mohamed
Dispute over Standing Committee Composition to be Settled in the Majlis
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A prolonged dispute over the composition of Standing Committees in the People’s Majlis (Parliament) has been placed for resolution in the Majlis, after a lengthy process of discussions between the Ruling Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) and the main Opposition Divehi Rayyithunge Party (DRP)
STELCO Introduces Fixed Rates for Power Connections
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State Electric Company (STELCO) has announced the introduction of a new system of charging for electric connections. As per the new system, customers would be charged on a fixed-rate basis, depending on the connection type. STELCO has been charging for power connections based on the costs incurred
ROL Customer Information Databases Leaked on the Internet
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Databases holding personal information on more than 900 customers of Focus Infocom Raajje Online (ROL) have been leaked on the internet website, Pastebin. Leaked information included customer identities and passwords, and the leakage occurred sometime today. As the leakage occurred, a number of
Dengue Task Force to Collect Information on the Situation
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The National task force established by President Mohamed Nasheed to spearhead efforts to control dengue fever in the country has started a special program to collect information on dengue-related records throughout the country. Task force members would be visiting every household on a door-to-door
Commencement of Second-Route Bus Service Postponed
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Commencement of second-route bus service, due to begin tomorrow, has been postponed, reported MVK today. Speaking on behalf of MVK, Hamid Naseem said that the postponement was the result of some unexpected problems, and that bus service on the route would begin as soon as possible after the
Panel Established to Appoint Judges and Magistrates
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The Judicial Service Commission (JSC) of the Maldives has established a special panel to undertake the task of appointing Judges to Superior Courts and Magistrates Courts, and the task has already been delegated to the newly instituted panel. A Press Release issued by the JSC said that the
PA calls upon govt to stop partying and take action to protect the people
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Dengue fever did not start spreading like wild fire throughout the country and killing children suddenly, and the government should immediately stop partying and taking meaningful and serious measures to protect the people from this epidemic, People’s Alliance (PA) said. In a press release
DRP and JP to sign an agreement to cooperate in parliament
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Mr. Ahmed Thasmeen Ali, the leader of the main opposition party, Divehi Rayyithunge Party (DRP), has said lastnight that negotiations have been going on between his party and the Jumhooree Party (JP), about signing an agreement of cooperation in the People’s Majlis (the Maldivian Parliament).
Civil court suspends fine levied on Champa Moosa
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The Civil Court has today issued an interim order, enjoining Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to suspend a decision to levy a 100 million Rufiyaa fine on well known businessman Mr. Mohamed Moosa (Champa Moosa). The EPA, a government body, had pronounced the said fine against Mr. Moosa after
Foreigner tortured and dead found in Fuvah Mulah
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A foreign worker has been found tortured and dead in the South island of Fuvah Mulah today. The victim has been identified as a Bangladeshi carpenter by the name of Shareef, 21 years. He was working at a carpentry in Fuvah Mulah. Shareef was found in a deep well in an abandoned private compound
Torrential rain causes flooding in Feydhoo
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Heavy and intense overnight rain has caused street flooding in Feydhoo, Addu City, resulting in damage to a number of residential buildings. Abdullah Sadiq, Mayor of Addu City told Sun that the downpour continued throughout the night from around 8:30 pm until dawn, and that by morning water had
ACC seeking court order to stop border control project implementation
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The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) of the Maldives has passed a motion to seek a court order to stop the Border Control Project under execution through the Department of Immigration and Emigration. The ACC had previously ordered the Government to cancel the contract awarded to Nexbis, a
Fourth Child Dies of Dengue
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Within 48 hours of the death of a third child of dengue, a fourth child has fallen victim to the epidemically spreading killer-fever also known as the breakbone fever, ringing bells of alarm throughout the country. This time, Ahmed Lifshaan, 4 years, Leaf View, H.Dh. Muraidhoo died of dengue
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