Maldives: News

10 Nov 2022

Fire Accidents

Maldives: 8 Indians among 10 migrant workers die in fire

At least 10 people including eight Indian migrant workers lost their lives in a fire in Male city of Maldives on Thursday.

27 Sep 2022

Travel And Tourism

Maldives: Visit these eco-rich areas for a 'natural' therapy

There's nothing quite like unwinding amidst greenery and opening ourselves to nature's bounty.

15 Sep 2022

Travel And Tourism

Check out these 5 unique hotels in the Maldives

Well-known for its pristine beaches, sprawling greenery, swaying palm trees, pleasant weather, fascinating landmarks, and vibrant culture, the Maldives is a tropical holiday destination that reflects luxury and tranquility.

13 Jul 2022

Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan PM declares emergency as Gotabaya flees to Maldives

Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Wednesday declared a state of emergency after embattled President Gotabaya Rajapaksa fled to the Maldives on a military jet after facing a massive public revolt for the collapse of the country's economy.

22 Jun 2022


5 most unique accommodations in the world

If you are someone who loves adventure, and thrill on your vacation, then ditch the standard luxurious accommodations this time and choose something unique, wacky, and out of the box.

Maldives: Mob storms International Yoga Day event; probe ordered

The Maldivian government has ordered an investigation after an angry mob disrupted an International Yoga Day event organized by Indian Cultural Centre at a stadium in the capital Male and threatened the attendees.

13 May 2022


Top 5 international island destinations

Planning to escape to an exotic and dreamy island destination this summer? Then you have landed on the right page.

28 Jan 2022


5 unique things to buy in Maldives

Traveling to a new place is incomplete without some shopping. Several people pack light just so they can fill up their bags later.

Warner, Slater deny reports of physical brawl in Maldives

The Australian cricket contingent is currently in the Maldives following their departure from India after the suspension of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 season.

26 Apr 2021


Maldives issues travel advisory for Indian tourists amid COVID-19 surge

Maldives, the South Asian island nation popular among rich Indians and film stars for holidaying, has issued a travel advisory for Indians, barring them from staying at tourist facilities in such islands that are inhabited by the locals.

19 Jan 2021

Sri Lanka

Maldives to become first foreign country to receive Covishield doses

Maldives is set to become the first foreign country to receive COVID-19 vaccines from India. The Asian country will reportedly receive a consignment of Covishield doses on Wednesday.

30 Jan 2020


Five divine places to visit in Maldives

With serene white-sand beaches and crystal-clear waters, it's no wonder that Maldives is rated as one of the most exciting travel destinations in Asia.

07 Jan 2020

Real Madrid

Here's what Guardiola said about coaching United or Madrid

Pep Guardiola is considered to be one of the greatest football managers in Europe, as he is currently having a great stint in England, with Manchester City.

31 Dec 2019

Narendra Modi

First CDS Bipin Rawat speaks on new role, his strategy

The 27th Chief of Indian Army, General Bipin Rawat, is all set to take office as India's first Chief of Defense Staff, and quite naturally the expectations from him are high.

Nepal's Anjali Chand creates T20I history: Details here

Nepal women's cricket team bowler Anjali Chand scripted history against Maldives in the South Asian Games.

22 Jul 2019


Top five honeymoon destinations in Asia

Just like weddings, honeymoons are also a once-in-a-lifetime experience, and for that very reason, they must be unforgettably special.

22 Jul 2019

Puerto Rico

Best beaches in the world

What makes beaches great is that they have something for all sorts of travel souls.

15 Jul 2019

Priyanka Chopra

Sophie, Joe find "happiness" in "Paradise" on their Maldives honeymoon

The love life of newly-married Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas came to a full circle after they went to Maldives on their honeymoon recently.

09 Jun 2019

Narendra Modi

Sri Lanka: PM Modi pays tributes to Easter attack victims

PM Narendra Modi, who arrived in Sri Lanka on Sunday morning, has paid tributes to the victims of the Easter Sunday bombings in Colombo that took place in April this year.

08 Jun 2019


Maldives President Solih confers nation's 'highest honor' on PM Modi

PM Narendra Modi who arrived in the Maldives on Saturday afternoon has been conferred with the island nation's highest honor accorded to foreign dignitaries by President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih.

12 May 2019


Sri Lanka: Six days after wedding, woman dies on honeymoon

The honeymoon trip of a British couple, who got married on April 19, took an unexpected turn after they fell ill; allegedly due to hotel food. The couple was rushed to a hospital. While the husband survived, his wife passed away.

07 Apr 2019


Exiled former Maldives President makes dramatic comeback with landslide win

The exiled former leader of the Maldives has led his party to a landslide victory only five months after returning to the country, preliminary results showed on Sunday.

01 Apr 2019


Did Arjun Kapoor gatecrash Malaika Arora's bachelorette party in Maldives?

Malaika Arora, who is rumored to be marrying Arjun Kapoor soon, is currently enjoying the best phase of her life.

28 Oct 2018


India helped in democracy restoration in Maldives: Maumoon Abdul Gayoom

India played a "positive" role in the restoration of democracy in the Maldives by "exerting pressure" on the ruling regime, and the new government in the island nation would be "sensitive" towards New Delhi's "concerns", former Maldivian President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom said Sunday.

24 Sep 2018


Maldives: Opposition leader wins Presidential polls, India hopes for better-ties

In a major blow to the authoritarian rule in the Maldives, veteran lawmaker Ibrahim Mohamed Solih declared victory in the Presidential polls, and India hopes this will bring a new dawn to the strained relationship between the two countries.

07 Sep 2018

Jet Airways

Air India flight lands at under-construction runway, by mistake

On Friday evening, an Air India flight from Thiruvananthapuram to the Maldives ended up landing on an unoperational runway in Velana International Airport.

17 Aug 2018

Pakistan News

Leaders from around the world condole Atal ji's demise

Leaders from a number of countries, including the US and Russia, have expressed grief over the death of former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and recalled his contributions in strengthening bilateral relations and maintaining regional peace.

17 Jun 2018


It's just a preventive health check: Shilpa refutes pregnancy rumors

After a picture of Shilpa Shetty coming out of a diagnostic lab with reports in her hand gave way to all sorts of speculations, the actor took to Twitter to clarify about the same.

28 May 2018

Karan Johar

Malaika Arora, slut-shamed for wearing swimsuit, gives an apt reply

Celebrities have always been a soft target for the online trolls. We recently saw Abhishek Bachchan's face-off with a Twitter user who called him "useless".

30 Apr 2018


Shilpa Shetty faces Internet's wrath for fishing in Maldives

Shilpa Shetty, who is currently in Maldives with son Viaan and husband Raj Kundra, was recently criticized for going fishing during the vacation.

Maldives: Envoy says nation will not extend state of emergency

The Maldives will not extend the state of emergency that is due to expire, said an envoy on Wednesday amid criticism of the government over the recent political turmoil.

27 Feb 2018


Maldives declines India's invite for naval exercise 'Milan'

In a move that could further exacerbate the already-disturbed relations between India and Maldives, Male has declined Delhi's invitation to participate in the biennial multinational naval event "Milan."

24 Feb 2018


Growing closeness between Maldives and China worries India

Apart from being engulfed in political turmoil, Maldives has now become the latest linchpin in India-China's tussle for regional leadership.

10 Feb 2018


Maldives to deport arrested Indian and British journalists

An Indian and a British journalist who were arrested in the Maldives a day back will be deported to their home countries, said the Maldives police.

09 Feb 2018

North Korea

Trump, Modi discuss Maldives, Afghanistan, Myanmar, N.Korea over a phone-call

In unheralded moves, US President Donald Trump has been tilting away from Pakistan. He has also been deepening ties with his other South Asian ally, India to counter an aggressive China in the sub-continent.

08 Feb 2018


Maldivian crisis: China opposed to Indian intervention in Maldives

After ex-Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed urged India to intervene to end the ongoing political turmoil in the nation, China said it was against any external intervention to resolve the crisis.

Maldives Government declares 15-day state of emergency amid political crisis

The Maldivian Government led by President Abdulla Yameen has declared a state of emergency for 15 days in the troubled island nation.

Maldives Supreme Court is seeking to impeach President Yameen

The political crisis in the tiny island-nation of Maldives reached critical mass with the Supreme Court looking to issue an impeachment order for President Abdulla Yameen ahead of this year's presidential elections.

21 Dec 2017


Prominent Maldives newspaper under fire after anti-India editorial

A newspaper in Maldives has raked up a political storm after publishing an anti-India editorial.

15 Dec 2017


India expects Sri Lanka, Maldives to respect its security concerns

Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar has said India expects its Indian Ocean neighbors, Sri Lanka and Maldives, to be considerate about its security concerns.