Maldives News

Last updated: Wednesday, April 18, 2012 12:09:44 PM

India signs umbrella pact with Maldives
Male (Maldives), Nov 12 (IANS) Amid China's increased foray in the Indian Ocean island, India Saturday inked an umbrella agreement with the Maldives to intensify cooperation in diverse areas, including trade and counter-terrorism, and unveiled a fresh $100 million line of credit for development of this picturesque atoll nation.

Saturday, November 12, 2011 12:11:26 PM

South Asia to accelerate trade, combat terror
Addu (Maldives), Nov 11 (IANS) In this idyllic Indian Ocean atoll, leaders of eight South Asian nations Friday decided to accelerate trade liberalisation, intensify anti-terror cooperation and unveiled key initiatives, including setting up a Rapid Action Force to combat natural disasters.

Friday, November 11, 2011 10:39:03 PM

SAARC to review role of observers, dialogue partners option
Addu (Maldives), Nov 11 (IANS) With South Asia's economic heft growing and more countries wishing to join SAARC, the eight-nation regional grouping Friday decided to review all matters relating to its engagement with observers, including the question of dialogue partnership.

Friday, November 11, 2011 10:32:07 PM

South Asia's leaders to accelerate trade, to jointly combat terror
Addu (Maldives), Nov 11 (IANS) In the balmy backdrop of this Indian Ocean atoll, leaders of eight South Asian nations Friday decided to accelerate trade liberalisation, intensify their anti-terror cooperation and unveiled a host of initiatives, including setting up a Rapid Action Force to combat natural disasters.

Friday, November 11, 2011 9:52:14 PM

South Asia's leaders push for trade liberalisation
Addu (Maldives), Nov 11 (IANS) The two-day SAARC summit ended in the balmy backdrop of this Indian Ocean atoll here Friday with South Asia's leaders pushing for trade liberalisation and a host of initiatives that include setting up a Rapid Action Force to combat natural disasters that frequently hit the region.

Friday, November 11, 2011 6:48:37 PM

SAARC summit ends with call to accelerate trade
Addu (Maldives), Nov 11 (IANS) The curtain came down on the two-day SAARC summit here Friday with the South Asian grouping's leaders pushing for trade liberalisation and a host of initiatives that include setting up a Rapid Action Force to combat natural disasters.

Friday, November 11, 2011 6:19:37 PM

Manmohan meets Bhattarai, pushes for tax pact
Addu (Maldives), Nov 11 (IANS) Nearly three weeks after they met in New Delhi, India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Nepali counterpart Baburam Bhattarai Friday held bilateral talks here and pushed for early signing of a double tax avoidance agreement.

Friday, November 11, 2011 3:01:28 PM

Summitry across high seas, thrills and frills (Postcard from Addu)
Addu (Maldives), Nov 11 (IANS) Anything but summitry! As the sun caresses the coral-blue waters of the Indian Ocean encircling 1,190 islands of the Maldives, diplomacy and statecraft are the last things on your mind. But even as you slip into a reverie, an eight-nation summit is unfolding across the high seas, birthing what some are calling the 'Addu spirit'.

Friday, November 11, 2011 12:00:42 PM

India, Sri Lanka agree on JWG meeting to resolve fishermen issue
Addu (Maldives), Nov 11 (IANS) With frequent attacks on Indian fishermen a touchy issue arousing much concern in New Delhi, India and Sri Lanka Thursday agreed that the Joint Working Group (JWG) on fisheries should meet to ensure the Indian fishermen are not attacked by the Sri Lankan Navy.

Friday, November 11, 2011 12:27:54 AM

India counters Pakistan, says enough info against Hafiz Saeed
Addu (Maldives), Nov 10 (IANS) India Thursday rejected Pakistan's contention about the release of Hafiz Saeed, the suspected mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai mayhem, saying it has provided enough information about his anti-India activities for Islamabad to take action against him.

Thursday, November 10, 2011 11:26:17 PM

News Maldives Articles Index

  

This Week's Most Discussed

This Week's Most Emailed News

Feature Coming Soon..

Art - Culture Business Diaspora
Education Health Politics
Religion Sports Sci-Tech
Travel

AROUND THE WORLD NOW

Asia America Australia
Africa Europe Gulf-Middle East
Pakistan Nepal Bhutan
Sri Lanka Bangladesh Maldives

Disclaimer: All Logos and Pictures of various Channels, Shows, Artistes, Media Houses, Companies, Brands etc. belong to their respective owners, and are used to merely visually identify the Channels, Shows, Companies, Brands, etc. to the viewer. Incase of any issue please contact the webmaster.