Monthly Archives: December 2014

Mega Maldives US$99 return tickets to Malaysia sell out in two hours

Mega Maldives US return tickets to Malaysia sell out in two hours
Return tickets to Malaysia priced at US$ 99 by local airline Mega Maldives sold out in less than two hours today. The airline told local media that 99 tickets at the promotional price sold out shortly after it went on sale at 9:00am this morning. The …
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Maldives exit Tournament with a win
Maldives came out strong to win the first set 25-17. Bangladesh team improved their performance to beat Maldives 25-13, but were unable to hold the momentum; losing out to Maldives 25-23 in the third set, and 25-19 in the fourth and final set. Maldives …
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Maldives water crisis: India ready to offer second desalination plant to Male

Maldives water crisis: India ready to offer second desalination plant to Male
New Delhi: India is ready to offer Maldives a second desalination plant that would help it overcome its drinking water crisis, provided Male makes a request for it. India had provided drinking water for 100,000 residents of Male after a fire put the …
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“We do not want to be in Paris to get perished,” Maldives ambassador tells
The Maldives has urged the world to take reach a strong and legally binding climate change agreement at the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference. Speaking at the plenary meeting of the 20th Conference of the Parties to United Nations …
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Kerala minister to look into Indian teacher's incarceration in Maldives
Chief Minister of Kerala state Oommen Chandy has pledged to provide all assistance necessary to secure the release of K.K. Jayachandran – an Indian teacher jailed in the Maldives. Chandy gave the assurances to the Jayachandran's family following the …
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Maldives records 1st international win, India beats Sri Lanka
We all are excited after this win,” said Maldives coach Ibrahim Jaleel, whose team has played only three international tournaments to date. The Maldives team had played a friendly series against Nepal in Kathmandu before participating in the 17th Asian …
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Unique wedding ceremonies in Maldives
Banyan Tree Hotels and Resorts presents unique romantic travel packages at its resorts in the Maldives. The Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru is a unique venue to tie the knot underwater. Couples can enjoy a wedding ceremony surrounded by splendid coral and …
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China, Maldives sign preliminary accord on bridge construction
China and Maldives — a major element of the Beijing-sponsored Maritime Silk Road project — have signed an accord to conduct preliminary study on constructing a bridge that would connect capital Male with the city's international airport. Xinhua is …
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Kerala teacher to be freed by maldives
A communication from the Union External Affairs Minister's office to Mr Muralidharan informed that the Maldives Government had decided to release the Malayalee teacher Jayachandran Mokeri, who had been in the jail following a false case against him by …
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Fully solar powered Maldives resort sets new standard in green tourism
Afeef, one of the pioneers of tourism in the Maldives, said he had first thought of the project in 2009 when Maldives announced it would become the world's first carbon neutral country in 2020. “We wanted to do something different. I believe renewable …
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'State is run in darkness' says Transparency Maldives
At an event to publicize papers used acquire financial records of prominent state actors, Transparency Maldives' Advocacy Manager Aiman Rasheed said, in response to a question from Haveeru, that for years the State has been run 'in hiding, in secrecy …
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5 Lagoons floating islands project begins to take shape in the Maldives

5 Lagoons floating islands project begins to take shape in the Maldives
A unique series of man-made floating islands – called the 5 Lagoons Project – have begun to take shape in Maldives, which will be a series of almost 1,300 islands in the Indian Ocean. The floating islands are part of a joint project that many hope will …
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Maldives ruled out too
Maldives are the latest team, after Laos and Pakistan, to be ruled out of the Bangabandhu Gold Cup, which is set to take place from January 16 to 27. The decision has now left the BFF in an odd circumstance as they now have to sweat over finding a …
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Maldives backs new Chinese investment bank, pursues free trade deal
The Maldives is to back a Chinese-initiated international finance institution to be called the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) while ministers have confirmed a free trade agreement is being pursued. At a press conference today, the economic …
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Mega Maldives, successfully braving through every challenge: Minister Nazim

Mega Maldives, successfully braving through every challenge: Minister Nazim
Minister Nazim said that private airlines such as Mega Maldives increasing its operations to other countries, was immensely beneficial to Maldivian tourism industry, with increased opportunity for more tourists to travel into the country. Mega Maldives …
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Maldives declares crisis situation as capital runs out of water after

Maldives declares crisis situation as capital runs out of water after
A state of emergency has been declared in the Indian Ocean state of the Maldives, where the capital has run out of safe drinking water. Authorities declared a "disaster situation" after a fire at a desalination plant on Thursday led to a drinking water …
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Acute Water Shortage Leads to State of Emergency in the Maldives
The Maldives, an Indian Ocean nation comprised of nearly 1,200 islands, would seem an unlikely country to experience a water crisis. Yet it is now facing a state of emergency, after a fire at the sole desalination plant in the capital city of Male …
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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 …

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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