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Maldivian: Plane didn't fall, it was a crash landing
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A seaplane of the national airline, Maldivian, traveling from Niyama Resort, Dhaalu atoll, to Velana International airport has been forced into a crash landing in the water due to extreme weather. Managing Director of Island Aviation, Abdul Haaris said that the incident took place due to
Travel ban issued on Mahloof, who is in Lanka
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The passport of South Galolhu MP Ahmed Mahloof – who is currently in neighboring Sri Lanka – has been held by Maldivian authorities. Mahloof reported to “Sun” that the court papers announcing that his passport has been held was sent to his residence in Male’ City last Tuesday. He said
Corrections request police assistance to return Qasim to Maldives
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Maldives Correctional Service has declared Jumhoory Party leader Qasim Ibrahim a fugitive and requested police assistance to return him to Maldives. Qasim – who is serving a three-year sentence for bribery – was given permission to travel to Singapore for medical treatment. He was given 27
MP Ali Azim sent summons by police
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Central Henveyru MP Ali Azim has been sent summons to attend the police headquarters at noon, coming Thursday. Azim was sent the summons this Wednesday. The summons reads that Azim is suspected of being a part of a group of MPs who obstructed military officers from performing their duty in an
Addu accident victim to be transported to Male’
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The hospital is trying to arrange for the woman in intensive care after the traffic collision in Hithadhoo, Addu City to be transported to Male’ City for treatment as soon as possible, reports Addu Regional Hospital. The traffic collision took place between two motorcycles near the shop
Sorcery paraphernalia found from H. A. Ihavandhoo
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Paraphernalia used for sorcery have been confiscated by the police in a raid on two houses in H. A. Ihavandhoo. The paraphernalia were found and confiscated in an operation run by Ihavandhoo Police Station on October 1 and October 2, based on intelligence received by the police. The police
Travelers advised to brace against possible bad weather
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Sea travelers have been advised to take precautions as Maldives Meteorological Service forecasts scattered rain and thunderstorms over the country. MMS’s weather forecast for this Wednesday says surface winds will vary between south-west and westerly at 7 to 13 miles per hour in the northern
JP: Qasim is not hiding, no need for police assistance
    2 weeks 2 hours ago
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Secretary General of the Jumhooree Party (JP), Ahmed Sameer has said that their leader, Qasim Ibrahim, is not in hiding in Singapore and the police assistance is not required to find him. Speaking at a press conference at the main JP hall, Kunooz today, Sameer said that Qasim is not in hiding
Inmate at Asseyri Prison suffers a stroke
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An inmate from the Asseyri Prison in Kaafu Hinmafushi has started treatment at Indira Gandhi Memorial Hospital (IGMH) following a stroke at the prison. Maldives Correctional Service said that that the inmate was a 47-year-old man serving a 20-year prison sentence. Correctional Service said
Woman in ICU following traffic collision in Addu City
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A woman injured in a traffic collision involving two motorcycles this evening has started treatment in the ICU of the Addu Regional Hospital. Police Media Official said that four people were injured in the collision that took place near the Checkmark shop on the main road of Hithadhoo, Addu
Maseeh to Sri Lanka for SAARC Parliamentarian Conference
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Speaker of the Parliament, Abdulla Maseeh Mohamed has left for Sri Lanka to take part in the 8th Conference of the Association of SAARC Speakers and Parliamentarians. Speakers and Parliamentarians of the SAARC countries are taking part in the conference held from 2-7 October. Maldivain MPs
Special program on tsunami with UNDP and Japan
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UNDP has said that a special program on tsunami is set to be held in November in association with the Japanese government. Speaking at the closing ceremony of the tsunami drill in Gaafu Alifu Villingili, Ambassador Enzo Kadomi said that the special program on tsunami set for November 2017 is an
MP Nazim ordered to appear at the police station
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The MP for the Vaikaradhoo constituency, Mohamed Nazim has been ordered to appear at the police station. Opposition party, MDP said that MP Nazim has been ordered to appear at the police station at 2 p.m. Thursday in relation to an ongoing police investigation. It is unclear as to which exact
Lawyers request procedure for lifting suspension
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Lawyers suspended by the Supreme Court has sent a letter to the court requesting the court's procedure for lifting the suspension. The letter said that they would not know how to fulfill the conditions for lifting the suspension without know what they are. Supreme Court has lifted the
PPM takes part in the Annual Conference of the UK Conservative Party
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A delegation of the governing party, PPM is attending the Annual Conference 2017 of the Conservative Party, UK. The delegation taking part in the Conference held in Manchester includes the Secreatary General of PPM, the MP for Nilandhoo constituency, Abdulla Khaleel, MP for Naifaru
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