Sunday, 4 December, 2022

Topic: Maldives

7 Indians among 10 who died in Maldives garage fire, confirms Indian High Commission

The garage was located below cramped living quarters housing migrant workers from Bangladesh, India and Sri Lanka in Male. There were cooking gas cylinders placed next to each bed.

8 Indians among 11 dead in Maldives fire incident, cause of fire still unknown

Eight of the deceased were Indian nationals while one person was from Bangladesh, AVAS reported. The nationalities of two other victims remain unknown so far.

India our first & closest friend. But China a partner too, says Maldives foreign minister Shahid

‘India Out’ campaign in Maldives is being carried out by the opposition who have no development agenda, says Abdulla Shahid, who is also president of the UN General Assembly.

India & Maldives vow to up defence partnership, reject ‘India Out’ campaign

Maldives President Ibrahim Solih, on a four-day visit to India, met PM Modi Tuesday. The two countries pledged to strengthen bilateral ties, with major focus on maritime security.

Why Maldives’ Nasheed vs Solih is trouble. Delhi doesn’t want to rock the boat in Indian Ocean

Delhi knows China’s favourite politician in Maldives will benefit if the political chaos spreads. Keeping the Indian Ocean democratic is a priority.

Maldivian President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih to visit India next week, set to meet Murmu, Modi

MEA spokesman Arindam Bagchi during a briefing Thursday said Solih's visit, from 1 to 4 August, would give an opportunity to review the partnership progress between India & Maldives.

Maldives’ Nasheed meets NSA Doval in India, calls him ‘grandmaster of geopolitics’

Speaker & ex-president Mohamed Nasheed's meeting with Doval comes as Maldives government tries to quash growing anti-India campaign ahead of presidential election next year.

After Maldives, Jaishankar in Sri Lanka to secure Indian Ocean neighbourhood, counter China

The back-to-back visits by EAM S. Jaishankar is expected to strengthen India’s maritime security domain under the ‘SAGAR’ doctrine, in view of growing Chinese influence.

India-led Quad can rescue Sri Lanka from its ‘Made in China’ crisis. But timing is key

Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi is touring Sri Lanka that faces an economic crisis and Maldives badly in Beijing's debt. But there’s enough wiggle space for India.

Maldives’ Mariya Didi 1st foreign defence minister to review Navy academy parade

Didi is on a 6-day visit to India. She was the first female lawyer in the Maldives, and became the first woman in its history to be a minister in 2018.

On Camera


Representative image: Popular face serums | Pixabay

Vit C serums to laser hair removal—DIY skincare on Instagram can be lethal for your skin

The Instagram algorithm complements brands’ targeted marketing so you see the products you’re most likely to buy. But the outcomes of DIY skin treatment are different.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.


The National War Memorial at India Gate, New Delhi | Photo: Suchet Vir Singh | ThePrint

Recalling 8 stories of supreme heroism on 51st anniversary of 1971 Bangladesh war 

ThePrint walks around the National War Memorial at India Gate in New Delhi & looks back at the stories of those who sacrificed their lives in the war and were awarded top gallantry medals.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.