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

Thailand's Shivdasani to bring his Six Senses hotel brand to India
Soneva Fushi Island (Maldives), March 13 (IANS) Top Thai hotelier of Indian origin Sonu Shivdasani is making his debut in India with spas, resorts and fine dining restaurants and with plans for some well-appointed boutique hotels to tap high-end travellers.

Sunday, March 13, 2011 1:25:14 PM

Maldives attorney general resigns
Male, Aug 8 (IANS) Maldives Attorney General Husnu Suood has resigned over government's 'failure to enact necessary legislation' that made his job 'untenable', a media report said Sunday.

Sunday, August 08, 2010 5:49:22 PM

Underwater silk adhesive might close wounds
Washington, March 2 (IANS) Like silkworm moths, butterflies and spiders, caddisfly larvae spin silk, but they do so underwater. Now scientists are trying to make a wet adhesive out of it to close wounds.

Tuesday, March 02, 2010 10:05:25 AM

Maldives to phase out polluting chemicals 20 years early
Male, Feb 17 (IANS) The Maldives has pledged to phase out by 2020 a group of chemicals which thin out the earth's ozone layer and warm the atmosphere, according to the UN Environment Programme (UNEP). The phase-out will be 20 years ahead of what all countries have to do under an international protocol.

Wednesday, February 17, 2010 12:00:03 PM

Eclipse chasers see perfect 'Ring of Fire' onboard special cruise
Male, Jan 15 (IANS) It was a breathtaking experience for the 950 eclipse chasers onboard Aquamarine, India's first eclipse cruise, as the moon covered the sun's disc making a 'Ring of Fire' in the sky - the millennium's longest annular solar eclipse Friday.

Friday, January 15, 2010 5:34:22 PM

India scrape past Maldives in SAFF Cup
Male, June 8 (IANS) Holders India defeated hosts Maldives 1-0 in an unconvincing fashion in their last Group A match in the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Cup here.

Sunday, June 08, 2008 1:59:15 PM

India rejects Maldives link to Hyderabad blasts
Male, Aug 30 (IANS) India has rejected media reports alleging that terrorists who engineered the weekend blasts in Hyderabad came via the Maldives, saying such reports are 'irresponsible and need to be condemned'.

Thursday, August 30, 2007 5:10:38 PM

Maldives opts for presidential system (LEAD)
Male, Aug 19 (IANS) The island nation of the Maldives Sunday opted for a presidential form of government in a historic referendum held as a run-up to multiparty elections next year.

Sunday, August 19, 2007 9:25:57 PM

Maldivians vote in historic referendum
Male, Aug 18 (IANS) Maldivians voted Saturday in a historic referendum to decide whether the Indian Ocean archipelago should go in for a Westminster-style multi-party democracy or a presidential system of government.

Saturday, August 18, 2007 4:08:03 PM

Maldives first South Asian nation to issue e-passports
Male/New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Maldives has become the first South Asian nation to issue for its citizens e-passports, compliant with International Civil Aviation Organization specifications.

Friday, August 17, 2007 4:25:32 PM

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