Saturday, Dec 03, 2022



Malta Parliament set to approve cannabis for personal use

December 14, 2021 4:56 pm

Malta is set to allow limited cultivation and possession of cannabis for personal use, with parliamentarians due to approve the new law later on Tuesday.

Kinnow, malta sale begins in Punjab mandis, prices better than last year

October 10, 2021 10:21 am

Horticulture area this year showed no significant increase as it stood at around 3.81 lakh hectares, almost same as last year, out of which area under fruits was 0.9 lakh hectares.

UK gets Malta to permit India-made Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine travellers

July 15, 2021 4:37 pm

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) had approved the Serum Institute of India (SII) produced vaccines, but the European Medicines Agency (EMA) is yet to give its nod for the region's so-called vaccine passport for travel.

Malta-based pharma company offers to supply 60 million Sputnik V Covid vaccine doses to Haryana

June 05, 2021 10:31 pm

The move comes a day after the deadline for Haryana's global tender for procuring 1 crore Covid-19 vaccine jabs for the state expired on Friday.

'Go there, get paid': Malta to pay foreign tourists who visit for at least 3 days

April 11, 2021 8:56 pm

It is expected to benefit some 35,000 visitors

Malta's premier to step down over journalist murder probe

December 02, 2019 2:23 pm

Prime Minister Joseph Muscat has said he will step down in January. He has been under intense public pressure over a murder probe into the 2017 car bombing that killed investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia.

Rescued migrants hijack ship, demand it head toward Europe

March 28, 2019 10:53 am

Italy's interior minister, Matteo Salvini, identified the ship as the Turkish oil tanker El Hiblu 1. He said the tanker had rescued about 120 people and described what was happening as "the first act of piracy on the high seas with migrants'' as alleged hijackers.

Italy: France, Malta offer to take quarter of 450 migrants

July 15, 2018 8:47 am

Premier Giuseppe Conte said that Malta and France had come forward in response to his request to all 27 other members of the European Union to share the burden of welcoming the migrants.

Italy won't allow boat with 450 migrants; says 'go to Malta'

July 14, 2018 10:39 am

Malta retorted that when Rome's maritime rescue coordination center informed it about the vessel, the boat was already far closer to the tiny Sicilian island of Lampedusa than it was to Maltese shores.

Maltese prime minister promises reward to uncover journalist Galizia's killer

October 19, 2017 12:40 pm

Daphne Caruana Galizia, who regularly lambasted Joseph Muscat in her popular blogs, was killed by a bomb near her home in Malta.


Malta restores forgotten war rooms, hewn into the rocks in WWII

August 02, 2017 2:26 pm

Malta is now restoring the 28-km (17-mile) of tunnels, planning to open a huge section to the public.