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2 expats involved in liquor production arrested from Male’
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Two expatriates involved in alcohol production have been arrested during a raid on a house in Male’ City. Police report the raid was carried out by the Drug Enforcement Department on October 5. One of the suspects is of Bangladesh nationality while the other is of Indian nationality. Police
Minor arrested from Hoarafushi with huge cache of drugs
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A minor has been arrested from H. A. Hoarafushi with a large quantity of narcotics. Police report the minor’s residence was raided on October 1, in an operation based on a tip received by Police Intel. Officers discovered the cache of narcotics during the raid, and the minor was placed under
Car crashes into a tree in Hulhumale’
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A car in Hulhumale’ lost control and crashed into a tree in an accident last Saturday night. The accident took place near the Hulhumale’ Central Park. Police say the accident was reported to the authority at approximately 11:30 pm. The two passengers in the vehicle were unharmed in the
President, First Lady to meet the elderly in special event
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President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom and First Lady Fathimath Ibrahim are set to meet the elderly in a special event this Saturday night. Speaking during a press conference held at Muliaage this Saturday morning, the Spokesperson at President’s Office Ahmed Muaz Ali announced the event will
Arif: Meetings with international agencies fruitful
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The meetings ruling Progressive Party of Maldives (PPM) officials held in Geneva, Switzerland with international agencies were very fruitful, says deputy leader of PPM parliamentary group, Ali Arif. Speaking in an exclusive interview to “Sun” from Geneva, this Saturday, Arif said the PPM
PPM meets with senior IPU officials
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Senior officials from the ruling, Progressive Party of Maldives (PPM) met with senior officials from the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) last Thursday, says leader of PPM’s parliamentary group, Vilimale’ MP Ahmed Nihan Hussain Manik. Nihan tweeted that the meeting was attended by PPM
Hirimaradhoo Secretary arrested
    2 weeks 4 days ago
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The secretary of the Haa Dhaalu Hirimaradhoo Island Council has been arrested and an arrest warrant has been issued for the President of the Council. President of the Hirimaradhoo Island Council, Mohamed Waheed confirmed to Sun Media that the secretary of the council, Hassan Nizaaru has been
Three missing persons found, all in good health
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Three people on board the "Ummeedhu" cargo boat traveling from Malé City to Alifu Alifu atoll who went missing after their vessel sank has been found at sea afloat with the help of some pallets. Information Officer of MNDF, Ibrahim Azim said that the vessel reported it was sinking around 5:30
Arrests and searches in police operation
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Masked officers of the Special Operations (SO) of the Maldives Police Service has conducted searches in different areas of the capital, Malé City, and made a number of arrests as part of a special operation. In the special operation, a young man was arrested near the Petral Hotel in
Government: EU resolution against the Maldives is biased
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The Foreign Ministry has said that the government of Maldives categorically rejects the one-sided non-binding resolution on the Maldives adopted by the European Parliament in Strasbourg today. The Ministry said that the resolution is highly motivated by one-sided political rhetoric and contains
Statement taken from MP Nazim for allegedly biting a police officer
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Maldives Police Service has acquired a statement from the MP for Vaikaradhoo constitueny, Mohamed Nazim for allegedly biting a police officer. Police summoned MP Nazim, a member of the opposition party, MDP, to the police headquarters and taken a statement from him. MP Nazim is suspected
200 kW generator to be transported from Hinnavaru to Bilehffahi
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FENAKA Corporation has started a transportation project to deliver a 200 kW generator from Lhaviyani Hinnavar to Shaviyani Bilehffahi in an effort to resolve the electricity issue in the island. The fire incident at the powerhouse of Bilehffahi consumed the entire building beyond use. Power on
Addu accident victim brought to Male’
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The woman who suffered head injuries in the traffic collision which took place in Hithadhoo, Addu City on Tuesday has been brought to Male’ City for treatment. The traffic collision took place between two motorcycles near the shop “Checkmark” located in the Hithadhoo main road last Tuesday
Foreigner found dead in Hulhumale’ with head wounds
    2 weeks 6 days ago
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A foreigner has been found dead in Hulhumale’ with extensive head wounds. The body of the male foreigner was taken to Hulhumale’ Hospital this Thursday morning. Media officer at Aasandha – which runs Hulhumale’ Hospital, Ashiya Solih confirms the foreigner was dead when taken to the
FENAKA: Will be in loss if price reduced on electricity in the atolls to Malé rate
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Managing Director of FENAKA Corporation, Ahmed Shareef has said that if same rate for electricity in Malé City is used in the atolls, they would be making a huge loss. The Managing Director of FENAKA along with the Managing Director of STELCO, Ahmed Zuhoor, Managing Director of MWSC, Fazul
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