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Maldives president steps down ahead of run-off polls

In the face of pressure from the world community, Mohamed Waheed has stepped down as president of the Maldives on the eve of the second round of the country's controversy-ridden presidential polls.......

Maldives presidential candidates agree on Nov 9 poll

Maldivian President Mohammed Waheed on Wednesday said that all the three candidates for the country's controversy-ridden presidential election have reached a consensus on holding the poll on......

Hope India will respect our sovereignty: Maldives

head of the first visit by President Mohamed Waheed, Maldives on Friday hoped that India will respect its sovereignty and will not play a role in the internal politics of the country. The remarks......

Maldives president addresses assembly amid chaos

Amidst opposition supporters picketing Parliament and violence on the streets, Maldives President Mohammed Waheed on Monday gave his maiden Presidential address saying he was open for early......

Maldivian President's brother quits, denounces new regime

President Mohamed Waheed Hassan's brother, the Deputy High Commissioner of the Maldives to the United Kingdom, has resigned and asked his brother to follow suit, describing his new government as......

GMR ouster big blow to India's reputation in S Asia

The Maldives government of Mohamed Waheed Hassan has just terminated its largest foreign investment worth $511 million that had been won by GMR in 2010. But the real debacle beyond the......

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......

GMR gets respite in Male airport issue

GMR Infrastructure Ltd, which was forced to give up a $511-million (Rs 2,960 crore on Tuesday) international airport project in Male late last year over alleged irregularities in the bidding stage,......

South Asian rights group concerned over US Immigration Bill

A South Asian rights group has expressed serious concerns over certain provisions of the comprehensive immigration reform bill that will pave a pathway to citizenship to some 11 million......

Shabana Azmi: Deeply saddened by Shiv Sena's attack on Sudheendra Kulkarni

A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: Chairman of the Observer Research Foundation Sudheendra Kulkarni was allegedly attacked by Shiv Sena activists for......

Kabaddi: India's men and women ease into semis at Asian Games

Pakistan's Atif Waheed (centre) tries to catch India's players. Photograph: Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters Six-time champions India notched up their third win on the trot with a 23-11 victory over......

Why New Zealand pulled out of tour match on Day 2 in Sydney

IMAGE: A close-up of the pitch on Day 2 of the tour match between the Cricket Australia XI and New Zealand at Blacktown International Sportspark in Sydney, on October 30, 2015. Photograph: Brett......

Vikas in Asian boxing final; bronze for Satish, Devendro, Thapa

Former World Championships bronze medallist Vikas Krishan (75kg) was the lone Indian to make it to the finals, as three others settled for bronze medals after losing hard-fought semi-final......

Satish Kumar joins three other Indians in semis of Asian boxing

Satish Kumar (+91kg) entered the semi-finals of the Asian Boxing Championships and booked a berth in the World Championships, even as two other Indians fell by the wayside on a bitter-sweet day for......

India at Asian Games: Mary Kom leads women boxers charge into medal round

MC Mary Kom. Photograph: PTI Olympic bronze-medallist M C Mary Kom led the charge as Indian women boxers packed a powerful punch by assuring themselves of medals in each of the three weight......
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Job-starved Kashmiri youth turn a new leaf, dare to don olive green

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J&K Minister's PRO accused of hitting forest official

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Twin IED Explosions Near Pak's Quetta Airport

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Indian-origin writers sweep DSC prize shortlist

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