News

News & current affairs

Nahula’s productions now available on Sun Play, including “Yoosuf”
    1 weeks 3 days ago
    , 0 comments
Leading local movie producer and director Fathimath Nahula and Sun Media Group have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to make Nahula’s productions available on Sun Play. The MoU allows for Nahula’s video songs and movies to be available on Sun Play. A number of her video songs and her
Accident in Maradhoo-Feydhoo results in fatality
    1 weeks 3 days ago
    , 0 comments
An accident in Maradhoo-Feydhoo, Addu City, last Tuesday night has resulted in a fatality. The accident involved a 25-year-old man who was driving his motorcycle on the main road near the stadium when he lost control of the vehicle and fell off it. Police media official reported the accident
Parliament approves UAE investments in Maldives
    2 weeks 4 days ago
    , 0 comments
The Maldivian Parliament has approved an investment agreement of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in the Maldives. The investment needed the approval as per Article 115 of the Constitution since the investment carries a responsibility on the part of the people. UAE investment agreement with
Majlis approves appointing Zahid to HRCM
    2 weeks 4 days ago
    , 0 comments
People’s Majlis has approved appointing former Vice President of Human Rights Commission of the Maldives (HRCM), Mohamed Zahid to the vacant HRCM seat. People’s Majlis gave its approval during the voting which took place during this Tuesday’s Majlis sitting. 57 MPs voted in approval of
John Seyfert deported for 10 years
    2 weeks 4 days ago
    , 0 comments
US citizen John Charles Seyfert – detained by Maldives Immigration as an illegal immigrant – has been deported from Maldives for 10 years. Information officer at Maldives Immigration, Hassan Khaleel reported Seyfert was deported last Monday night after the US Embassy produced his travel
Maldives in talks with two African nations for diplomatic relations
    2 weeks 5 days ago
    , 0 comments
Maldives has held discussions with two countries in the African continent to establish diplomatic relations. As Maldives working to get elected on the UN Security Council for 2019-2020, the Maldivian Ambassadors have been meeting with the diplomats in their resident countries. And so the
New Bangladeshi Ambassador presents credentials to President
    2 weeks 5 days ago
    , 0 comments
The new Ambassador of Bangladesh to the Maldives, Rear Admiral Akhtar Habib has presented his Letter of Credence to the President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom. At a ceremony held at the President’s Office this morning, the President congratulated the Ambassador on the commencement of his term
Man, woman arrested in mugging
    2 weeks 5 days ago
    , 0 comments
Police have arrested a male and female suspect in connection with a mugging in Male’ City. The male suspect is 24 years of age and the female suspect is 21 years of age. Police report the mugging took place at approximately 1:46 am this Monday. The suspects stole MVR 3,500 from the
MCS denies Adeeb’s request for transfer to house arrest
    2 weeks 5 days ago
    , 0 comments
Maldives Correctional Service has denied the incarcerated former Vice President and Minister of Tourism, Ahmed Adeeb Abdul Gafoor his request for transfer from prison to house arrest for the month of Ramadan. Other high-profile prisoners – Leader of Adhaalath Party, Imran Abdulla and former
Muizzu: This administration has built harbors on 34 islands
    2 weeks 5 days ago
    , 0 comments
President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom’s administration, since coming to power, has built harbors on 34 Maldivian islands, states Minister of Housing and Infrastructure, Dr. Mohamed Muizzu. Muizzu was summoned to the People’s Majlis sitting this Monday for questioning regarding the launch
Man arrested from Feeali with large quantity of narcotics
    2 weeks 6 days ago
    , 0 comments
Authorities have arrested a man from F. Feeali with a large quantity of narcotics. The 39-year-old man was arrested on Tuesday, June 6, from a ferry which docked at Feeali, based on an intelligence report. Police reported they found 65 rubber packets of suspected narcotics on his person and
Bill submitted to increase number of High Court judges to 11
    2 weeks 6 days ago
    , 0 comments
An amendment to Courts Act has been submitted to the People’s Majlis, which will increase the number of High Court judges from nine to 11. The amendment was submitted by Inguraidhoo MP Ibrahim Falah. First Reading of the bill is scheduled to take place during the People’s Majlis sitting
Algeen made Deputy Minister at Ministry of Environment
    2 weeks 6 days ago
    , 0 comments
Younger brother of President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom – Abdulla Algeen – who has been serving as Deputy Controller at Maldives Immigration – has been transferred to Deputy Minister position at Ministry of Environment and Energy. Algeen was appointed Deputy Controller at Maldives
1 arrested after “Pre-Order.mv” scam revealed
    2 weeks 6 days ago
    , 0 comments
Police have arrested one suspect after receiving multiple complaints regarding the Facebook page “Pre-Order.mv” which has been revealed to be a scam. The Facebook page “Pre-Order.mv” advertises itself as a seller of mobile phones and other electronic products at a cheaper rate. It claims
Maldivian girl died Friday evening; body at Lanka mortuary
    2 weeks 5 hours ago
    , 0 comments
“Sun” has been informed the Maldivian girl – who’s death is under investigation by Maldives Police Service – died in neighboring Sri Lanka sometime last Friday evening. MPS Spokesperson, Superintendent Ahmed Shifan, Friday night, confirmed the authority was investigating the death of a
Most Popular