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Maldives bans travellers from China over virus fears, says minister

February 03, 2020 1:58 pm

Seven Maldivians were evacuated from Wuhan on Sunday by close ally India, and are being held in quarantine along with Indian nationals, Maldives Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid said.

"We can't wait": Maldives desperate for funds as islands risk going under

January 17, 2020 4:11 pm

At the UN climate talks in Madrid in December, the Maldives and other vulnerable countries pushed for concrete progress on fresh funding to help them deal with disasters and longer-term damage linked to climate change - but failed.

Moody's: Rising sea levels threaten sovereign credit ratings

January 16, 2020 12:01 pm

Climate science suggests that sea levels will continue to rise for decades, contributing to increasingly frequent natural disasters such as storm surges, floods, and cyclones, credit rating agency Moody's said in a report.

India, Maldives to boost anti-terror cooperation, maritime security ties

December 14, 2019 1:10 am

After talks between External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and his Maldivian counterpart Abdulla Shahid, both sides inked two pacts providing for cooperation in financial intelligence and election-related issues.

India committed to partnering with Maldives for its development: Narendra Modi

December 04, 2019 10:40 pm

The two countries will also enhance cooperation for peace and mutual security in the Indian Ocean Region, he asserted at an event, which was held in New Delhi and Male simultaneously through video-conferencing.

6 wickets for 0 runs: Nepal's Anjali Chand registers best bowling figures in T20I cricket

December 02, 2019 2:38 pm

With her performance, Anjali Chand broke the record held by Malaysia's Mas Elysa. The Malaysian bowler took three wickets for six runs against China in January 2019.

Explained: The case against Maldivian ex-president Abdulla Yameen

December 02, 2019 8:03 am

Abdulla Yameen served as the President of the Maldives for five years from 2013-2018. He was charged with money laundering in February by the Maldivian police, the trial for which began in the criminal court in April.

China has grabbed more land than East India Company had ever done: Ex-Maldives Prez

September 04, 2019 10:36 pm

Nasheed said that the Maldives would like more foreign investment and Chinese investment, but impinged on transparency in the tendering process, particularly in the case of China.

Malé Declaration overlooks Pakistan claim on Kashmir issue

September 03, 2019 7:12 am

All efforts of the Pakistan delegation to get even a passing reference to Kashmir issue finding a mention in the declaration drew a nought, said sources.

Two days after he landed off TN coast, Maldives ex-VP sent back

August 04, 2019 3:23 am

Multiple sources have confirmed that other nine crew members including one Indian and eight Indonesian citizens on board the vessel also were also sent to the Maldives.

MALDIVES PHOTOS

Inside Sonam Kapoor and Rhea's Maldives family vacation

October 10, 2019 7:12 am

Sonam Kapoor, husband Anand Ahuja, sister Rhea Kapoor, and a few other friends are off to a luxury resort in Maldives to celebrate good friend Karan Boolani's birthday. A number of photos were shared on social media accounts by the Kapoors and we have compiled all of them. Scroll on to see.

Inside Erica Fernandes and Parth Samthaan's Maldives vacation

August 28, 2019 8:40 am

Kasautii Zindagii Kay 2 stars, Erica Fernandes and Parth Samthaan, have left fans excited with their photos from Maldives.

Nusrat Jahan is having the time of her life in Maldives

August 07, 2019 9:38 am

Nusrat Jahan has been sharing photos from her dreamy vacation in Maldives on Instagram.

Maldives is Mandira Bedi's 'happy place'

July 30, 2019 7:14 am

Mandira Bedi spent some quality time in the Maldives. The actor shared photos from her vacation on Instagram.

Mandira Bedi: The fittest female celebrity?

July 24, 2019 10:28 am

Bollywood actor Mandira Bedi is redefining fitness at the age of 47. The actor is currently on a vacation in the Maldives.

Shah Rukh Khan's Maldives vacation

July 22, 2019 11:37 am

Shah Rukh Khan shared a thank you note as his and son Aryan Khan's voice-over in The Lion King's Hindi version is getting a lot of love from fans. See all the photos from SRK's Maldives vacation with kids Aryan, Suhana and AbRam.

Malaika Arora vacations in the Maldives with girlfriends

July 21, 2019 8:07 am

Maldives is a hot favourite vacation destination for Indians, and clearly Malaika Arora has been making the most of her time in the country.

Kriti Sanon is 'vibing' with her tribe in the Maldives

June 19, 2019 10:10 am

Kriti Sanon and her friends are having a great time in the Maldives. The actor has been sharing photos on her Instagram account.

Abhishek, Aishwarya and Aaradhya Bachchan holiday in Maldives

April 26, 2019 8:22 pm

Recently, Bollywood couple Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan took to Instagram to share stunning pictures from their vacation in the Maldives. They were joined on their holiday by their adorable daughter Aaradhya Bachchan.

Maldives election: Surprise victory for opposition leader Solih

September 26, 2018 7:20 am

The surprise victory of opposition candidate Ibrahim Mohamed Solih in the Maldives' third multiparty presidential election will shake up politics in the Indian Ocean archipelago.

MALDIVES VIDEOS

12th South Asian Games conclude

February 24, 2016 3:44 am

Guwahati, Feb 24 (ANI): The 12th South Asian games were declared close in a glittering ceremony that saw performances by eight live bands from across the northeastern states. India's regional supremacy went unchallenged as the hosts were crowned overall champions for the 12th consecutive time after notching up a record-breaking haul of 188 gold, 90 silver and 30 bronze medals taking the overall tally to 308. While Sri Lanka with a total of 186 medals came second, Pakistan begged third position with 106 medals. Afghanistan stood at fourth with a medal tally of 35, Bangladesh at fifth with 75 medals, Nepal secured sixth position with 60 medals, Maldives stands at seventh with a medal tally of 3 and Bhutan stands at eighth with a total of 16 medals. Cycling, football, hockey, squash, volleyball were among 23 sport disciplines of which 16 were held in Guwahati and 7 in Shillong. The hosting of the major international sporting event is part of the government's efforts to develop India's northeast region. The two hosting cities Guwahati and Shillong showcased the culture and heritage of northeast India. The mega sports extravaganza will help boost the state's tourism besides pushing infrastructural growth. The objective of decentralizing sports to centres outside the metros is laudable and the effort will boost economic growth and bring prosperity to the region, making India a global destination for sports.

Maldives Defence Minister meets Parrikar

January 20, 2016 5:40 am

New Delhi, Jan 20 (ANI): Minister of Defence and National Security of Maldives Adam Shareef met his Indian counterpart Manohar Parrikar in New Delhi to boost bilateral ties, especially in the area of security. Shareef held delegation-level talks with Parrikar during which it was reportedly decided that both the nations should deepen their defence cooperation. Earlier in the day, Shareef also inspected a tri-services guard of honour during a ceremonial reception in the national capital. During his stay here, Shareef will also meet External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.

UAE, Germany and Italy condemn Pathankot attack

January 08, 2016 2:58 pm

New Delhi, Jan 08 (ANI): The governments of UAE, Germany and Italy have condemned the terrorist attack on Indian Air Force base in Pathankot in which seven security personnel were martyred."Terrorism and extremism know no borders and no limits and pose a threat to innocent people everywhere around the world. In order to contain the dangerous threat that terrorism poses to our countries and peoples, international cooperation is indispensable," the Foreign Ministry of UAE said in a statement. Although, the UAE assured India of complete support in its fight against terrorism. "We utterly condemn the terrorist attacks on the Indian air force base in Pathankot and on the Indian Consulate General in Mazar-e-Sharif. The responsible parties must be identified and held accountable," Federal Foreign Office Spokesperson said in a statement. Earlier, Italy, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Japan, South Korea, Maldives, Nepal, Brazil and France also condemned the terrorist attack. Six terrorists were neutralised in the terror attack at the Pathankot air base that began in the wee hours on January 1. Seven security personnel were martyred in the terror attack. The conspiracy behind the terrorist attack in Pathankot was hatched in Markaj, Pakistan, as per high-level official sources.