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    Maldives heads to polls amid criticism

    Reuters . Male | Updated at 12:00am on September 20, 2018

    More than a quarter of a million people will vote on Sunday for the next leader of the tropical Maldives in an election criticised internationally...

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    Maldives’ Chinese debt, political risk could lead to ‘trouble’ in paradise

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 12:05am on September 19, 2018

    A victory for president Abdulla Yameen in a Sunday election in the Maldives could ramp up pressure on its finances, as the government stays the...

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    India’s eighth or Maldives’ second?

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on September 15, 2018

    Defending champions India will be looking to lift their eighth title when they take on Maldives in the final of the 12th SAFF Championship at...

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    Resurgent Maldives storm into final

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on September 13, 2018

    A resurgent Maldives stormed into the final of the 12th SAFF Championship when they beat an in-form Nepal side by 3-0 goals in the first...

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    Maldives in semis riding on toss

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:25pm on September 09, 2018

    Maldives completed the line-up of SAFF 2018 Championship semi-final despite their 0-2 to loss to India in their final group match at the Bangabandhu National...

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    Good news for football fans in Bangladesh

    Reuters. Barcelona | Updated at 01:40pm on August 14, 2018

    Spain's top flight soccer division La Liga announced on Tuesday a landmark deal with Facebook which will allow viewers in the Indian sub-continent to watch...

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    Maldives seeks scaling back of Indian presence

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 12:56am on August 11, 2018

    The Maldives wants India to withdraw military helicopters and personnel posted there following the expiry of an agreement in June, its envoy said, the latest...

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    Maldives opposition warns of ‘cowardly’ attempt to delay polls

    Agence France-Presse . Sri Lanka | Updated at 12:57am on August 07, 2018

    The Maldivian opposition said Monday that government warnings of a murky plot to destabilise the honeymoon islands were a ‘cowardly’ attempt by the ruling party...

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    Nasheed pulls out of Maldives election

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:05am on June 30, 2018

    The exiled former president of the Maldives, Mohamed Nasheed, withdrew on Friday his candidacy for September’s contentious elections against incumbent Abdulla Yameen who has jailed...

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    SAARC meeting on immigration, visa begins in Kathmandu

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:47am on June 29, 2018

    The core group of SAARC immigration authorities and visa experts will discuss measures to streamline the SAARC visa exemption scheme, including development of its security...