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Faris asks High Court to halt identity theft trial
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Dhiggaru MP Ahmed Faris Maumoon has filed a motion with High Court, asking that it order a temporary halt to his identity theft trial underway in Criminal Court. Faris has asked High Court to order Criminal Court and the State to do three things, and asked for a temporary halt to the trial until
Hajj Corporation makes special dollar purchase arrangements for pilgrims
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Maldives Hajj Corporation has made more convenient arrangements for pilgrims under their charge to purchase US dollars. An official from Hajj Corporation who spoke to “Sun” said that instead of having to wait to purchase US dollars from the airport on the day of departure, pilgrims can
Concerns of the Maldivian youth takes to the South Asian Youth Summit
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Maldivian youth has shared their concerns at the pre-summit held in Maldives for the South Asian Youth Summit (SAYS) set for September in India. The South Asian Youth Summit being held on 17 September is organized by the International Youth Committee (IYC) with Indian government and Odisha
ACC takes statement from former President regarding audit report
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Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has taken a statement from the former President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom following the accusations made against him in the 2009 Audit Report of the former Presidential Residence, Theemuge. The statement was taken by a team from the ACC that visited the former
23 gang members arrested with weapons
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Maldives Police Service has arrested 23 people from different street gangs with weapons and sharp objects used in gang attacks. Facing criticism following the death of two young men in a series of gang attacks, police issued a statement tonight saying that they are running patrols in the city
BML recognized as one of the best employers in Asia
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Bank of Maldives (BML) has been recognized as one of the best employer brands in Asia. The bank received the “Asia’s Best Employer Brand Award” from the World HRD Congress and the Employer Branding Institute at a ceremony held at Singapore this morning. The judging panel advised they
Eight charged with murder of an expat in Fonadhoo
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Eight people have been charged with murder and processed for prosecution for the murder of a Bangladeshi expatriate worker in Laamu atoll Fonadhoo. Speaking at a press conference today, the Prosecutor General, Aishath Bisham said that all eight charged with the crime are Bangladeshi nationals.
Azleen: Will provide safe living conditions to the public, don't worry
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Home Minister, Azleen Ahmed has said the series of gang attacks in Malé City will be put to a stop and a a safe environment will be established for the public. While two people have been killed in the series of gang attacks that started last week, Speaking at a press conference held at the
Ex-MNU lecturer charged with sexual assault of a minor
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Former lecturer at Maldives National university (MNU) and Islamic scholar Mohamed Shafiu has been charged with sexual assault of a minor. Speaking to press this Tuesday, Prosecutor General Aishath Bisham said Shafiu has been charged with sexual assault of a minor while in a position of
Hotel Mulberry selected SATA’s Hospitality Partner in Nepal
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Hotel Mulberry has been selected as South Asian Travel Awards (SATA)’s Hospitality Partner in Nepal. SATA – organized by Maldivian company, High Rise is scheduled to be held in Addu City, Maldives in October this year. SATA has already selected its hospitality partners in Maldives and
Adeeb pressed with 9 charges; Ziyath pressed with 25 charges
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Fresh charges have been pressed against former Vice President and Minister of Tourism Ahmed Adeeb Abdul Gafoor and former Managing Director of Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC), Abdulla Ziyath. Speaking to press this Tuesday afternoon, Prosecutor General Aisthath Bisham
Saud, Haneef charged over conspiracy to murder Judge Shuja
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Two individuals have been formally charged for conspiracy to murder High Court judge, Shuja Usman. The two people are; G. A. Vilingili MP Saud Hussain and former Senior Policy Executive at Ministry of Education, Ibrahim Haneef. The announcement was made by Prosecutor General Aishath Bisham
Minister Saeed appointed Head of Maldivian Hajj pilgrims for 2017
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Minister of Economic Development, Mohamed Saeed has been appointed Head of this year’s Maldivian Hajj pilgrims or Ameer Al-Hajj. The announcement was made by President’s Office this Tuesday. The Ameer Al-Hajj for last year was the Speaker of People’s Majlis, Abdulla Maseeh
Qasim’s hearing to be closed
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Criminal Court has announced the hearing scheduled for this Tuesday in Jumhoory Party leader Qasim Ibrahim’s bribery trial will be closed. The hearing is scheduled for 1:30 pm. The last hearing held in the trial – on the night of July 25 – was also closed. Criminal Court did not
2 murders in 1 week; no arrests
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Police report they have made no arrests in either of the two murders which took place in Male’ City less than a week apart. Nadheem Abdul Raheem, 24, from Ibrahimy Hiyaa in H. A. Thakandhoo was attacked on July 27 while having a drink with friends at the Terminal Café’ – located in the
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