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Maldives divers hold underwater protest for Nasheed

At least 100 supporters of jailed former Maldivian president Mohamed Nasheed have staged a unique underwater protest seeking his immediate release. The event, "Free Climate Hero, 100 Divers, 100......

We were 'hurt' that Modi could not visit: Maldives

Maldives on Tuesday voiced its ‘hurt’ at Prime Minister Narendra Modi not visiting it during his recent trip to the region even as it sought to allay India's concerns over the......

AC, TV, garden: Perks former Maldives president will enjoy in prison

Former Maldives president Mohammed Nasheed, sentenced to 13 years in jail under anti-terrorism laws, will have a furnished air-conditioned prison apartment complete with a TV and garden, a senior......

Respect ruling on Nasheed: Maldives to international community

Maldivian President Yameen Abdul Gayoom has asked the international community to respect the court verdict that sentenced former president Mohammed Nasheed to 13 years in prison under......

'By getting rid of Nasheed, religious conservatives want to control Maldives'

'This is a fight between pro-democratic forces and Islamic conservatives, who view India as a "necessary evil",' a New York-based expert on the Maldives tells George Joseph for Rediff.com The......

When thirst became a crisis in Maldives, IRCTC helped with water

IRCTC's four Rail Neer plants - at Nangloi, Danapur, Palur and Ambernath - have a combined capacity of about 610,000 litres of packaged drinking water a day. Image: IRCTC has four Rail Neer......

GMR sticks to $1.4 bln claim for Male contract termination

With a legal tussle on between the Maldivian government and GMR over termination of a contract to develop Male international airport, the Indian infrastructure firm on Friday said it......

GMR seeks $1.4 billion in damages from Maldives

Indian infrastructure major GMR on Friday sought a compensation of $1.4 billion from Maldives for the ‘wrongful termination’ of its 25-year contract to develop and operate the Male......

Why GMR's project was not good for Maldives

In the 1960s, Maldives was not the tourist hotspot it is today. Fishing was the main occupation. Every week, a Ceylonese (as Sri Lankans were then termed) carrier operated a flight to and from......

Maldivians feared loss of forex from GMR deal

Ever since Indian infrastructure developer GMR took over the operations of the Male airport, there has been a significant shortage in dollars, which put a strain on the country's economy, Maldivian......

Farah Khan goes to Maldives

A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: Farah Khan, who recently finished shooting for her celebrity cookery show Farah Ki Daawat, is vacationing in Maldives with her......

Sonakshi falls in love with Maldives

A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: Sonakshi Sinha is enjoying her vacation in Maldives. She shared a picture (above) and tweeted: 'Im in love with you......

PHOTO: Lisa Haydon vacations in Maldives

Here's what your favourite Bollywood celebrities are tweeting. Actress-model Lisa Haydon is currently enjoying her Diwali vacation in the Maldives, and tweeted a few pictures. 'Big day out on......

Pooja Bhatt ropes in Maldives singer for Jism 3

Pooja Bhatt has roped in singer Unoosha aka Kiddy from Maldives to sing for her next film Jism 3. Unoosha had earlier sung an English song called Heywalla in Jism 2. She is the first singer......

SAFF Cup semis: India beat Maldives 1-0; to face Afghanistan in final

India beat Maldives 1-0 on Monday to make the SAFF Cup final for a record ninth time. Defender Arnab Mondal's late strike (86 min) of a set-piece move powered India through to the summit clash.......

Indians lift mixed doubles-title at Maldives badminton

Indian duo K Nandagopal and K Maneesha clinched the Li-Ning Maldives International Badminton Challenge mixed-doubles title after registering a straight-game victory over Dae Sung Kim and Bo Kyung......
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Active global player

If, as Harold Wilson put it, a week is a long time in politics, a year is an epoch when India showed unprecedented foreign policy activism.... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/150524/commentary-op-ed/article/active-global-player
Creating ripples on foreign shores

Even his critics won't argue with the fact that Narendra Modi has taken to foreign policy like a duck to water. He enjoys hanging out with world... ...

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Maldives plays hardball with Nasheed yet hopes Modi govt soften stand on Male

PM Modi has rightly kept away from the Yameen government. He must not allow a small country like Maldives with a GDP of just $2.4 billion (at... ...

http://www.firstpost.com/world/maldives-plays-hardball-nasheed-yet-hopes-modi-govt-soften-stand-male-2259656.html
J.K. Sivan

Comment · print · T T T+· T- J.K. Sivan TOPICS In two years, J.K. SIVAN wrote 11 children's books. He is a man on a mission. J.K.... ...

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Maldives to build Chinese-friendly hotels, resorts to woo tourists from China

In a bid to cater to increasing tourist arrivals from China, Maldives tourism ministry has announced plans to build Chinese-friendly hotels and... ...

http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/maldives-build-chinese-friendly-hotels-resorts-woo-tourists-china/

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