Nepal beat Maldives

Nepal beat Maldives
KATHMANDU, DEC 20 – Nepal made strong start to the first South Asian Women's Volleyball Championship crushing Maldives in straight sets in the inaugural match here at the National Sports Council covered hall on Friday. Nepal registered a 25-19, 25-11, …
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Drinking water airlifted to Maldives' capital
India and Sri Lanka have airlifted drinking water to the Maldives after a fire at a desalination plant led to severe shortages and stirred unrest on the streets of the islands' capital, Male. India said on Friday it had sent 200 tonnes of drinking …
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Rights Group Decries Judges' Sacking in Maldives
An international rights group on Thursday criticized the dismissal of two top judges in the Maldives, including the chief justice, calling it an assault on judicial independence. Parliament in the Indian Ocean nation voted last Sunday to remove Chief …
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Maldives says 'worst is over' in water crisis
Drinking water supplies in the Maldives have improved sharply thanks to foreign assistance, a minister said Wednesday, after a fire at a purification plant left taps dry in the holiday destination's capital. The one-square-mile (two-square-kilometre …
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Rights group condemns removal of Maldives Supreme Court justices

Rights group condemns removal of Maldives Supreme Court justices
[JURIST] The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) [advocacy website] on Thursday condemned [press release] the removal of two Maldives Supreme Court [official website] justices including Chief Justice Ahmed Faiz Hussain. The dismissal of the …
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Travel: The Maldives' secret paradise
Banishment Island – real name Makunudhoo – is one of the most isolated islands in the Maldives, so far removed that it does not even get a passing mention in guidebooks. Over the years it has often been used as a place of banishment, a punishment that …
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The blue lagoons of Maldives
I'm trying to remember when I first went to the Maldives. I think it was 1994 or thereabouts. My trip came about almost by accident. I had gone to Trivandrum for an assignment and somebody asked if I had ever been to the Maldives. I said I had never …
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Long queue outside Mega Maldives with mega promo
Hordes of people have been waiting in line outside Mega Maldives since Saturday night after a special promotion was announced in which the private airline cut down Malaysian two-way tickets to an astounding USD 99 (MVR 1,527). Mega Maldives Public …
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