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Topic: Maldives

Tiny Maldives boots out pro-China president in election surprise

The US and India have congratulated opposition leader Ibrahim Mohamed Solih on his triumph.

Maldives opposition wins tense poll, and Yemen may run out of food in three months

French President Emmanuel Macron's popularity falls further, and Nepal set to achieve major tiger conservation goal. Opposition claims victory in Maldives presidential elections Maldives opposition leader...

Massive corruption expose in Maldives and China’s latest tariffs on US goods

China accuses Taiwan of recruiting university students as spies and the horror at a Kenyan hospital.

India’s loss in the Maldives is China’s gain, and it is showing

China's growing influence can be seen in landmarks such as the Chinese embassy, the expanded Malé international airport and the Friendship Bridge.

Iran might abandon nuclear deal, says Ayatollah Khamenei and Trump attacks CNN again

Emotional Malidivian President Yameen thanks China, and the changing covers of leading fashion magazines. Iran might abandon nuclear deal, says Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah...

Why India is unable to bring back 28 sailors & 2 choppers Maldives doesn’t want

Sailors were to escort choppers back home but their visas expired on 30 June and Yameen govt is yet to renew them. New Delhi: For the...

India’s choppers to fly back from Maldives in 10 days as ties grow cold

The cold vibes from Male for New Delhi signals a rollback of the country’s ‘India-first’ policy and coincides with a growing warmth in ties...

As ties nosedive, India voted against Maldives at the UN Security Council

India’s move reflects its frustration with President Yameen who, while inching closer to China, is demolishing New Delhi’s presence in Maldives. New Delhi: As the relationship...

India slams Maldives for ‘long prison terms’ handed to Maldivian ex-president, top judge

The foreign ministry said the sentences will raise questions on the credibility of the country's presidential election this September.

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Representational image| File photo of students writing a test | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

More Dalit students going to Oxfords, Harvards. West now gets the caste divide

There are five primary factors driving an increasing number of students from marginalised communities entering the Western institutions.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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