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Five divine places to visit in Maldives

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.

Here's what Guardiola said about coaching United or Madrid

07 Jan 2020

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.

First CDS Bipin Rawat speaks on new role, his strategy

31 Dec 2019

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

02 Dec 2019

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.

Top five honeymoon destinations in Asia

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.

Best beaches in the world

22 Jul 2019

Best beaches in the world

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

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

15 Jul 2019

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.

Sri Lanka: PM Modi pays tributes to Easter attack victims

09 Jun 2019

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Exiled former Maldives President makes dramatic comeback with landslide win

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.

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

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.

India helped in democracy restoration in Maldives: Maumoon Abdul Gayoom

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.

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

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.

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

07 Sep 2018

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.

Leaders from around the world condole Atal ji's demise

17 Aug 2018

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.

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

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.

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

28 May 2018

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".

Shilpa Shetty faces Internet's wrath for fishing in Maldives

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

20 Mar 2018

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.

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

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."

Growing closeness between Maldives and China worries India

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.

Maldives to deport arrested Indian and British journalists

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.

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

09 Feb 2018

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.

Maldivian crisis: China opposed to Indian intervention in Maldives

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

05 Feb 2018

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

04 Feb 2018

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.

Prominent Maldives newspaper under fire after anti-India editorial

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.

India expects Sri Lanka, Maldives to respect its security concerns

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.

Indian Ocean: India-US join hands against Chinese, ISIS threats

07 Nov 2017

Indian Ocean: India-US join hands against Chinese, ISIS threats

India and the US have been concerned about increasing Chinese influence in the Indian Ocean Region.

Maldives army occupies parliament, roughs up opposition MPs

22 Aug 2017

Maldives army occupies parliament, roughs up opposition MPs

Opposition MPs in Maldives claim the military has locked down the country's parliament, in a bid to block a no-confidence motion impeaching the speaker of the house.

Liberal blogger stabbed to death in Maldives capital

24 Apr 2017

Liberal blogger stabbed to death in Maldives capital

Yameen Rasheed, a liberal blogger who ran political-satire blog The Daily Panic, was found with multiple stab wounds in the Maldivian capital of Male.

Extremism on the rise in Maldives

07 Jan 2017

Extremism on the rise in Maldives

Experts have warned that Maldives may well have become the latest hub of Islamist extremism in South Asia.