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Bangladesh expresses interest in training Maldivian youth
    4 weeks 7 days ago
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The government of Bangladesh has expressed interest in facilitating training and experience needed by Maldivian youth in various fields. Bangladesh government expressed the interest during bilateral talks held between the government of Maldives and Bangladesh, on Tuesday, during the South Asian
Qasim to undergo heart surgery tomorrow
    4 weeks 2 hours ago
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Jumhooree Party has said that their Leader, Qasim Ibrahim, is scheduled to under go a heart surgery tomorrow. Secretary General of Jumhooree Party, Ahmed Sameer told Sun Media today that Qasim is set to get admitted at the Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital at 9 a.m. tomorrow for a two hour
Trial of Rilwan's disappearance set for tomorrow
    4 weeks 8 hours ago
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The trial against the three people charged in the disappearance of the journalist, Ahmed Rilwan, has been scheduled to begin tomorrow. The charges were brought forth against Mohamed Suaid (Seenu Hulhudhoo), Ahmed Aalif Rauf (Malé City) and Mohamed Nooradheen (Gaafu Dhaalu Vaadhoo). All
Madam Fathun to Maduvvari and Meedhoo for by-election campaign
    4 weeks 9 hours ago
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First Lady Faathimath Ibrahim has started a campaign tour today to the islands in the constituencies up for parliament by-election. The first on her trip is Raa atoll Maduvvari. And sometime today, she would be arriving in Raa atoll Meedhoo. When asked as to the purpose of the visit, by Sun
China donates USD 22,000 to the Youth Ministry
    4 weeks 9 hours ago
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The Chinese government has donated USD 22,700 (MVR 350,261) to the Maldivian Youth Ministry. At a special ceremony held at the Youth Ministry today, the donation cheque was presented by the Chinese Ambassador to the Maldives, Zhang Lizhong and was accepted by the Youth Minister, Iruthisham
MPL contracted to run bus service in Malé, Kulhudhuffushi and Laamu atoll
    4 weeks 1 days ago
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Maldives Ports Limited has been contracted today to provide a bus transportation service in Malé City, Haa Dhaalu atoll Kulhudhuffushi and the linked islands of Laamu atoll. At a ceremony held at the MPL this afternoon, the agreement was signed by the Economic Minister, Mohamed Saeed, and the
Dr. Naseer: Maldives would push UN to enter Rohingya crisis
    4 weeks 1 days ago
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Permamant Appointee to the United Nations from the Maldives, Dr. Ali Naseer has said that the Maldives will push the UN to stop the human rights violations by the military of Myanmar against the Rohingya Muslims. Responding to the opposition claims that the Maldives did not take part in a UN
Helicopter join the search for the missing man from Maduvvari
    4 weeks 1 days ago
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MNDF helicopter has joined the search and rescue effort to find the missing elderly man from Meemu atoll Maduvvari. He was last seen going swimming. The 60-year-old man was last seen yesterday morning around 7:30 a.m. in a sand massage according to MNDF. Information Officer of MNDF, Captain
13 lawyers reinstated
    4 weeks 1 days ago
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From the lawyers that were suspended following the submission of a petition to the Supreme Court expressing their concerns in the judicial system, 13 of them have been reinstated. Department of Judicial Administration (JDA) issued a statement today saying that the 13 lawyers were reinstated
Odisha under the spell of Maldivian food, women!
    4 weeks 2 days ago
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The South Asian Youth Summit (SAYS) – a regional gathering to discuss issues facing the youth – began in Odisha State’s capital, Bubaneshwar City last Sunday night. The green city of Bubaneshwar, being developed as a “smart city” was fully prepared for the event. Bubaneshwar may be new
Civil Court declares civil suit invalid against police in Yaamin's death
    4 weeks 2 days ago
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Civil Court has ruled that a negligence suit cannot be pursed against the police in the Civil Court in the murder of the social media activist and blogger, Yaamin Rasheed. The Court made the decision today after looking into the Civil Suit filed against the police by the father of the victim,
Dhiraagu takes part in International Coastal Cleanup Day
    4 weeks 2 days ago
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Local telecom giant, Dhiraagu, has taken part in the International Coastal Cleanup Day 2017 cleaning program in Kulhudhuffushi. Dhiraagu said that the cleaning program was conducted with the BeLeaf environment group from Kulhudhuffushi, Parley Maldives, Island Council along with school students
SOF ordered to pay MVR 160 million to MMPRC
    1 months 16 minutes ago
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Civil Court has ruled against SOF Pvt. Ltd. ordering the company to pay USD 10 million to the Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC). MMPRC filed a suit against SOF after the company refused to pay USD 10 million under the different agreements made with them. In the
Elderly missing in Maduvvari - last seen going swimming
    1 months 38 minutes ago
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MNDF has begun the search for an elderly man who went missing from Meemu Maduvvari. The man was last seen going swimming. The missing man is 60-year-old man but the MNDF didn't release the name of the person. He was last seen this morning around 7:30 a.m. at the beach doing a sand massage.
54 jumbo bags of plastic wasted collected from Dhigurah beach
    1 months 16 hours ago
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Celebrating the International Coastal Cleanup Day 2017, 54 jumbo-sized bags of plastic waste has been collected from the beach of Dhigurah. The cleanup done by the people of the island collected four kilometers of rope dangerous to the environment along with other plastic waste from the
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