Breaking News
3 hours 48 minutes ago

News

News & current affairs

Case of activists calling for religious freedom sent to National Defence Committee
    6 years 11 months ago
    , 0 comments
The protests held on Artificial Beach on Human Rights day supporting religious freedom in the country have been condemned, with the case being sent to The National Defence Committee, stating that this has caused a threat to national security. In addition, it has been proposed that the National
Case of Supreme Court
    6 years 11 months ago
    , 0 comments
The case of The Assistant Registrar who was dismissed from work has been submitted to the Employment Tribunal. The employee dismissed from the post of Assistant Registrar of Supreme Court is Fathimath Latheef of Dh. Kudahuvadhoo Ankara. She was dismissed on 15 September 2011. At a news
Rf 32.3 million approved as budget for Auditor General
    6 years 11 months ago
    , 0 comments
The Parliament approved a budget of Rf 32.3 million today for the Auditor General’s Office for 2012, a sum recommended by the Ministry of Finance as opposed to Rf 48.1 million suggested by the Auditor General’s Office. The budget for the Auditor General’s Office was reviewed by the
GMR agreement is a dangerous piece of deception and dishonesty: MVK Shafeeq
    6 years 11 months ago
    , 0 comments
The contractual agreement between the Maldivian Government and the Indian infrastructure giant GMR Group, under which the management of the Ibrahim Nasir Inernational Airport is leased to GMR for 25 years, is a dangerous piece of deception and dishonesty, said Ibrahim “MVK” Shafeeq. MVK
Dhiraagu and Wataniyya propose increase in service fees
    6 years 11 months ago
    , 0 comments
Dhiraagu and Wataniyya Telecom, the two companies providing telecommunications services in the Maldives, have submitted requests to increase their services fees to the Communications Authority of the Maldives (CAM). CAM affirmed to Sun that the request had been submitted. Ilyas Ahmed, the
Validity period of Parent Act for General Regulations increased by six months
    6 years 11 months ago
    , 0 comments
The People’s Majlis has today decided to increase the period of validity of the Parent Act on General Regulations by six months. The Parent Act was passed by the Majlis in order to give legal basis for a number of regulations for which there were no statutory bases, following the introduction of
National Health Insurance Scheme to be carried out with Allied Insurance
    6 years 11 months ago
    , 0 comments
The Government has decided to carry out the national health insurance scheme in unison with Allied Insurance, a subsidiary of the State Trading Organization. Sami Aqeel, the Director of the Tender Board of the Ministry of Finance said that three parties had expressed interest in providing
HRCM expresses concern over issues related to rights of people with disabilities
    6 years 12 months ago
    , 0 comments
The Human Rights Commission of the Maldives (HRCM) has today stated that the laws protecting the rights and interests of people with disabilities and special needs are not being implemented in conformity to their true spirit and objectives. HRCM also said that there is no system of protection and
GMR share price drop following Civil Court Order
    6 years 12 months ago
    , 0 comments
Share price of GMR, the Indian operator of Ibrahim Nasir International Airport in Malé, has dropped in the Indian National Stock Exchange, following a court order against the company in the Maldives. The Civil Court of the Maldives issued a court order last Thursday, stating that the
BML severs business relationship with customer NGO that sued the Bank
    6 years 12 months ago
    , 0 comments
The Bank of Maldives Plc (BML) has terminated all business relationships with NGO Naifaru Juvenile Club, after the Club sued the Bank. Naifaru Juvenile Club sued the Bank when the Bank refused to allow a withdrawal of US Dollars in a US Dollar deposit account in the name of the Club at the
Ministry of Education begins new round of Skills Program
    6 years 12 months ago
    , 0 comments
The Ministry of Education has launched last night a new round of courses under the government’s Skill Program, which has been devised with view to provide young, unskilled or untrained and unemployed persons to learn some professions. The Ministry of Education said that the new round included
AG Office appeals Gadhdhoo Magistrate Court Order
    6 years 12 months ago
    , 0 comments
The Attorney General’s Office has today filed an appeal case with the High Court of the Maldives against a Court Order issued by the Gadhdhoo Magistrate Court, ordering Attorney General Abdullah Muizz to present himself in the Court. The High Court of the Maldives has scheduled the first
Government draws up guidelines for providing financial aid out of the Alms Fund
    6 years 12 months ago
    , 0 comments
The government has drawn up a general guideline for distribution of money among the poor, the needy, and the wayfarers out of the Alms Fund. The guideline was drawn up today by the Cabinet after deliberation on a paper presented by the Ministry of Islamic Affairs. Under the guideline, funds
PPM Parliamentary Group Leader questions government proposal to raise Police and MNDF wage rates
    6 years 12 months ago
    , 0 comments
Abdulla Yamin, the Leader of the Parliamentary Group of the Progressive Party of the Maldives (PPM), one of the major opposition sides, has questioned government motives in proposing to raise the salaries of the police and armed forces (MNDF). The government has proposed to raise the salary
Chancellor expresses concern over National University budget cuts
    6 years 12 months ago
    , 0 comments
Dr. Mustafa Luthufy, the Chancellor of the Maldives National University (MNU), has expressed concern over reduction of 36 million Rufiyaa from a budget of 174 million proposed. Dr. Musthafa said yesterday that after the budget cut imposed by the Ministry of Finance, “we would not be able to run
Most Popular