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Court rules Shuzaadh cannot be prosecuted over Ibthihaal’s death
    9 minutes 45 seconds ago
Criminal Court has ruled that Ahmed Shuzaadh - former employee of family and children’s’ service center in V. Atoll – cannot be prosecuted for negligent homicide over the death of three-year-old Mohamed Ibthihaal from V. Rakeedhoo. To be updated...
Council moves to oust Maumoon from PPM
    19 minutes 44 seconds ago
The council of ruling Progressive Party of Maldives (PPM) has filed a request with the ethics committee to oust former President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom from the party. To be updated...
ADK Hospital starts administering influenza vaccine on demand
    24 minutes 14 seconds ago
ADK Hospital has started administering influenza flu vaccine on demand as the number of fatalities from the current H1N1 influenza outbreak rises to five people. ADK Hospital reports influenza vaccine will be administered every working day from 3 pm, and that limited token numbers will be issued
Soft loans to be made available for civil servants from MIB
    58 minutes 35 seconds ago
Arrangements will be made soon so civil servants can obtain soft loan facilities for study loans from Maldives Islamic Bank, reports President of Civil Service Commission, Dr. Ali Shameem. Dr. Shameem made the announcement during his speech as chief guest of function held this Sunday morning to
MRDC contracted MVR 14.3 mn project to build jetties in 6 islands
    1 hours 29 minutes ago
Maldives Road Development Corporation (MRDC) has been contracted a MVR 14.3 million project to build jetties in six Maldivian islands. The contract for the project was signed in a function held at Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure this Sunday morning by Minister of Housing and
Ethics Committee votes to remove Wadde from PPM
    2 hours 49 minutes ago
Ethics committee of the ruling Progressive Party of Maldives (PPM) had made the decision to oust Thulusdhoo MP Mohamed Waheed Ibrahim (Lawyer Wadde) from the party. After the complaint against Wadde was lodged with the ethics committee, he was instructed via writing to send two party members to
H1N1-positive pregnant woman dies
    2 hours 51 minutes ago
A pregnant woman receiving treatment at Indhira Gandhi Memorial Hospital after contracting the H1N1 influenza virus has passed away. IGMH has confirmed report of the woman’s death to “Sun”. IGMH’s media official reported the woman was 29 years of age, and had been receiving treatment
Schools re-open, but classes empty
    5 hours 55 minutes ago
Classes were empty as schools re-opened this Sunday after the mid-term break which coincided after the State declared all schools be closed in an effort to contain the H1N1 influenza outbreak in the country. Very few students attended pre-schools in Male’ City with one pre-school reporting
Journalist threatened with lawsuit following question
    21 hours 7 minutes ago
Leader of the PPM Parliamentary Group, Ahmed Nihan Hussain Manik has threatened to file a lawsuit against a journalist following a question asked at the PPM/MDA press conference today. The threat was made following a question asked at the Q&A part of the press conference today by the Raajje TV
Falaah: Will impeach Maumoon from PPM Presidency
    23 hours 36 minutes ago
Member of the Parliamentary Group of the Progressive Party of Maldives (PPM), Ibrahim Falaah has said that the former President of Maldives, Maumoon Abdul Gayoom will be impeached from his position as the president of PPM. Speaking at the press conference to show support from PPM and MDA for
H1N1 claims new victim
    23 hours 37 minutes ago
Another person has died after contracting H1N1 influenza. The fourth fatality from the disease in the country died on Thursday. Director of Public Relations and Media at Indira Gandhi Memorial Hospital (IGMH), Ahmed Mausoom told Sun Media that the latest fatality was a 79-year-old brought
Electricity restored across the city after two hours
    1 days 4 hours ago
Power has been restored across the city after two hours following the black in Malé City this morning. The blackout occurred after two main engines of the State Electric Company (STELCO) failed. Although the power was resumed shortly after, it took two hours to restore power across the city.
Massive damage in the fire at Vilimalé
    1 days 4 hours ago
A fire at a residential home in Vilimalé has caused massive damage to the property. The incident took place at the three-story residential home, “Dhanmaanu” around 2:15 a.m. last light. Although no one as injured, the house where a number of people live, sustained massive damage.
Large portion of the capital has lost power
    1 days 6 hours ago
A large portion of the capital has lost electricity today. In the blackout around 10 a.m. today, portions from all wards of the city lost power. Deputy Director of the State Electric Company (STELCO), Abdulla Naazir told Sun Media that the power blackout occurred when two engines failed.
Oppositions unite under agreement
    2 days 20 hours ago
An agreement has been signed among the former President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, former President Mohamed Nasheed, Leader of Jumhooree Party, Qasim Ibrahim and the Leader of the Adhaalath Party, Imran Abdulla to work against the government. Important points note on the agreement: -
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