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MET Office: Strong winds expected up to Friday
    9 hours 25 minutes ago
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National Meteorological Service has said that strong winds are expected until the end of Friday. Meteorological Technician, Ibrahim Waheed told Sun Media today that strong winds are expected for the next two days but it is not believed the strong winds will be at a dangerous level. He said
Vice President of ADB calls on President Yameen
    15 hours 44 minutes ago
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The Vice President of Asian Development Bank (ADB), Wencai Zhang has paid a courtesy call on President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom yesterday at the President’s Office. During the call, President Yameen welcomed the ADB Vice President and the accompanying delegation to the Maldives and
Maldivian dies in traffic collision in India
    22 hours 17 minutes ago
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A Maldivian woman has died in a traffic collision that took place in India tonight. Sources say that the Maldivian woman involved in the collision is 24-year-old Aishath Raiha from Raa atoll Maduvvari. Consul at the Maldivian Consulate in India, Ali Adam told Sun Media that they have
BML service hours in Ramadan from 10 to 2
    1 days 4 hours ago
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Bank of Maldives (BML) has announced their service hours in the upcoming holy month of Ramadan. The bank said that while all branches of the bank in Malé City will be opened from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the branches in the atolls will be opened from 10:30 a.m. to 1 a.m. Head of Retail Banking
Maldives Marine Expo 2017 launched
    1 days 5 hours ago
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The fourth edition of marine industry expo in the country, Maldives Marine Expo 2017 has been launched. The annual expo of the Liveaboard Association of Maldives will be held in September this year. Maldive Marine Expo 2017 was launched at a special ceremony held onboard the luxury safari
New generator being tested, Malé may experience power blackout tomorrow
    1 days 6 hours ago
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State Electric Company (STELCO) has said that they would be performing a test of the newly 8.9 megawatt generator tomorrow. The new 8.9 megawatt generator acquired under free aid from ADB began service on Sunday. While the test of the generator has been set between 4 p.m. and 5 p.m.
Over 2 mil worth of drugs seized in 2 days
    1 days 6 hours ago
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Maldives Police Service has said that they have seized over MVR 2 million worth of drugs in police operations conducted on Friday and Saturday. At a press conference held at Iskandharu Koshi today, police said that a large quantities were seized in the three operations that were conducted over
New lighter coins for MVR 2 brought to Maldives
    1 days 7 hours ago
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The new, lighter coins to replace the current coin for MVR 2 has been manufactured and brought to the Maldives. A statement issued yesterday, Maldives Monetary Authority (MMA) said that the newly manufactured coins were brought in yesterday and has been secured at the treasury. Spokesperson
MMC’s President terminated from government post
    1 days 8 hours ago
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Maldives Media Council’s President Abdul Mueed Hassan has been terminated from his post as Chief Executive at Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure. Educated in civil engineering, Mueed had been filling different government housing positions since the days of the Male’
Velezinee given 14 days to present herself at police hq
    1 days 9 hours ago
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Former member of Judicial Service Commission (JSC), Aisthath Velezinee has been given a 14-day ultimatum to present herself at Maldives Police Service headquarters. Maldives Police Service said in a statement it issued this Tuesday that it was looking for Velezinee for questioning regarding a
STO makes Ramadan donation to Center for People with Special Needs
    1 days 10 hours ago
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State Trading Organization (STO) has made a donation to the Center for People with Special Needs located in K. Guraidhoo on occasion of the upcoming month of Ramadan. A team of senior officials from the STO group of companies visited the center and asked after the welfare of the patients at the
6 people onboard landing craft arrive in Male’ City
    1 days 12 hours ago
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The six people onboard the landing craft “Maria-3” which went missing arrived in Male’ City onboard the Indian navy ship “INS Krisch” this Tuesday morning. Indian navy ship “INS Krisch” assisted the Maldivian authorities in the search and rescue of the landing craft and the six
President returns from Saudi Arabia
    2 days 14 hours ago
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President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom has returned back to Maldives upon conclusion of his official visit to Saudi Arabia to attend the Arab Islamic American Summit. President Yameen returned back to Male’ City this Tuesday morning. The Arab Islamic American Summit was held in Riyadh, Saudi
Complainant unknown; MMC will not probe allegation against reporters
    2 days 14 hours ago
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Maldives Media Council (MMC) has made the decision not to probe into complaints filed against reporters over alleged defamation of First Lady Fathimath Ibrahim due uncertainty as to who filed the complaints. 40 complaints against reporters claiming defamation of First Lady Fathimath Ibrahim were
New Chairman appointed to WAMCO
    2 days 5 hours ago
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Ahmed Siraj (Memosa, Malé City) has been appointed as the new Chairman of the Waste Management Corporation (WAMCO). The appointment was announced in a tweet sent out by the President of the Privatization and Corporatization Board, Mohamed Niyaz. The previously Chairman of WAMCO, Ali