January 18, 2021 02:50 (IST)
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Maldives President Solih congratulates Modi for launching COVID-19 vaccination drive 

Male: Maldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih on Sunday congratulated Indian PM Narendra Modi for initiating the COVID-10 vaccination drive a day before.

India, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Nepal to discuss tourism revival; EAM meets Lankan business leaders

New Delhi/UNI: India, Sri Lanka, The Maldives and Nepal will hold a joint discussion as soon as possible, to determine the possible course of action for the revival of Tourism industry in the region.

India, Sri Lanka, Maldives up maritime security; EAM stresses strategic partnership with Seychelles

New Delhi/UNI: India, Sri Lanka and The Maldives have decided to enhance mutual security cooperation in the Indian Ocean region with sharing of intelligence in newer areas such as terrorism, money laundering, and cyber security.

India's Ajit Doval holds security talks with Sri Lanka, Maldives defence ministers ahead of trilateral meet

Delhi/UNI: National Security Adviser Ajit Doval met the Defence Secretary of Sri Lanka Major Gen(Retd.)Kamal Gunaratne, ahead of the trilateral maritime and security conference which got underway in Colombo on Saturday.

India provides soft loan of $250 mn to the Maldives

New Delhi/UNI:  Showcasing the resilience and reliability of the relationship between two nations, India has provided financial assistance of $250 million as budgetary support to the Maldivian government to mitigate the economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Nepal PM, Maldives President mourn death of Pranab Mukherjee

New Delhi: The demise of former Indian President Pranab Mukherjee was not only condoled by politicians within the country but also by leaders across the globe on Monday.

India announces to fund Greater Male Connectivity Project (GMCP)

New Delhi: In its bid to extend helping hands to neighbours, the Indian government on Thursday announced its decision to support the implementation of Greater Malé Connectivity Project in Maldives, through a financial package consisting of a grant of USD 100 million and a new Line of Credit of USD 400 million.

India announces $500 million package for Maldives connectivity, cargo projects

New Delhi/UNI: Taking the bilateral relation between the two countries to a new height, India on Thursday announced a $500-million package to help the Maldives government implement a connectivity project linking its capital Male with three islands.

Mission Sagar: INS Kesari carrying 580 tonnes of food items reaches Maldives

New Delhi/UNI:  As part of Mission SAGAR, Indian Navy's INS Kesari ship on Tuesday reached Male port in Maldives and dropped 580 tonnes of essential food items.

INS Magar leaves for Kochi with 202 Indian nationals

New Delhi/UNI: Amid the coronavirus pandemic across the globe, Indian Navy’s INS Magar on Sunday departed Male port in Maldives with 202 Indian nationals embarked.

Maldives pledges USD 200,000 to SAARC Coronavirus Emergency Fund, Modi appreciates

Make/IBNS:  Maldives government has pledged USD 200,000 contribution to the SAARC Corona Emergency Fund which was proposed by Indian PM Narendra Modi last Sunday during a meeting of leaders belonging to the region to combat Coronavirus.

Clearing the Mess

On February 22, 2020, in response to reports of an attempted terror attack, the Maldives Police raided three houses on the Naifaru island of Lhaviyani Atoll. According to the Police, the residences were of three individuals accused of planning to set off an explosive device on the island.

Maldives engages top human rights lawyer Amal Clooney to fight the cause of Rohingya Muslims at World Court

Male/IBNS: Maldives has hired leading human rights lawyer Amal Clooney to fight the rights of the persecuted Rohingya Muslims at the International Court of Justice(ICJ), media reports said on Wednesday.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Speaker of People’s Majlis of Maldives Mohamed Nasheed

New Delhi/IBNS: Mohamed Nasheed, Speaker of People's Majlis of The Maldives, who is on a visit to India at the joint invitation of the Chairman,Rajya Sabha,  and the Speaker, Lok Sabha, called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Friday.

India and Maldives to hold joint commission meeting tomorrow after four years

New Delhi/IBNS: The sixth India-Maldives joint commission meeting(JCM) will begin on Friday after a gap of over four years, Ministry of External Affairs(MEA) Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said here today.