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Pilots incapable of flying aircraft donated by India: Maldives

The Maldives military still does not have pilots capable of operating three aircraft donated by India, Defence Minister Ghassan Maumoon has acknowledged, days after 76 Indian defence personnel left......

76 Indian military personnel replaced by civilians: Maldives

Maldives Minister of Foreign Affairs Moosa Zameer on Saturday said 76 Indian military personnel were replaced by civilian employees of the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited which manufactured the two......

India fully withdraws soldiers from Maldives before deadline

India has withdrawn all its soldiers from the Maldives, the government in Male has said, ahead of the May 10 deadline set by President Mohamed Muizzu for the complete withdrawal of Indian military......

Hindus 78%, Muslims 14%: PM's Council

The share of the Hindu population declined by 7.8% to 78.06%.In contrast, the share of the Muslim and Christian populations increased by 43.15% to 14.09%, and by 5.4% to 2.36%. IMAGE: Kindly note......

51 soldiers have left Maldives , total withdrawal by May 10: Official

India has withdrawn 51 of its soldiers from the Maldives so far, the government has said ahead of the May 10 deadline set by President Mohamed Muizzu for the complete withdrawal of Indian military......

India's spice exports at potential risk, needs urgent action: GTRI

Countries that raised concerns about the quality of Indian spices have called for urgent attention and action, Delhi-based think tank Global Trade Research Initiative (GTRI) said on Wednesday.......

India moved fewer people to non-agri jobs than most neighbouring nations

India has managed to move a smaller share of its working-age population away from farm-related work than many of its neighbours. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com Bangladesh, Bhutan, Sri......

Budget: Tourism infra to be developed on Lakshadweep, other ports

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday said projects for port connectivity, tourism infrastructure and amenities will be taken up 'on our islands, including Lakshadweep' to address the......

Tour operators in Maldives feel the heat as row escalates

The diplomatic rift between India and Maldives, coupled with the suspension of flight bookings on one of India’s major travel portals, has sent jitters down the spine of tour operators in the......

Looking At Starry Holiday Hot Spots

From Dubai to Kashmir, showbiz folk are enjoying their spring break. Namrata Thakker takes a look at this year's hot spots...   Photograph: Kind courtesy Priyanka Chopra/Instagram Priyanka......

Will She Be Bollywood's Next Star?

There's a new actor in town, and Shraddha Kapoor is particularly excited about it! Her cousin Zanai Bhosle, who is also Asha Bhosle's granddaughter, is all set to make her Bollywood debut......

'Farhan surprised me by gifting me a BMW'

'He was an extremely naughty child, always in trouble and creating trouble.' 'He wanted to fly a kite at night, and sometimes, bunk school.' 'When I insisted on sending him, we could get a call......

Katrina Enjoys 'Dilli Ki Sardi'

Nimrat gets back to work... Sanjana takes a break... Sobhita finds peace... Photograph: Kind courtesy Katrina Kaif/Instagram Katrina Kaif takes her new film Merry Christmas to Delhi and enjoys......

30 RD Burman Gems You May Not Have Heard

Rahul Dev Burman made enough music to last a million lifetimes. As it happens in the case of every prolific artist, some of his work received more love than others. When one thinks of RD classics,......

Why Hardik Plans To Ditch Maldives...

IMAGE: Hardik Pandya, Natasa Stankovic and son Agastya enjoy the bearch in Chennai, May 30, 2021. Photograph: Kind Courtesy Natasa Stankovic/Instagram   Dismayed by Maldivian ministerial......

Odisha Masters: Sathish seals singles; Tanisha-Dhruv shine

Sathish Kumar wins men's singles title, Tanisha-Dhruv claim mixed doubles crown at Odisha Masters Photograph: Kind Courtesy BAI/X India's Sathish Kumar Karunakaran secured his maiden BWF super 100......

It's an all-Indian men's singles final at Odisha Masters

IMAGE: Ayush Shetty. Photograph: Ayush Shetty/X World Junior championships bronze medallist Ayush Shetty edged out Indonesia's Alwi Farhan in a thrilling three-game match to set up an all-Indian......

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