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  • 'Talks underway to send off caged crocodile'

    'Talks underway to send off caged crocodile'

    Discussions are underway with several interested parties to send the crocodile kept at the Children's Park in Male to another country, the Maldivian National Defence Force (MNDF) said on Friday.

    April 19, 2014
  • 'Not consulted before putting down animals'

    'Not consulted before putting down animals'

    Technical advice was not sought before putting down the animals caught in a special operation carried out by the police earlier this week, the fisheries ministry said on Tuesday.

    April 16, 2014
  • Animals caught in police operation put down

    Animals caught in police operation put down

    Illegal animals caught in a special operation carried out by the police on Saturday have been put down, the Maldivian army said Tuesday.

    April 15, 2014
  • MNDF to acquire two underwater drones

    MNDF to acquire two underwater drones

    The Maldives National Defence Force (MNDF) would obtain two autonomous underwater vehicles (AUV) to retrieve the dead bodies of divers who die in accidents, defence minister Mohamed Nazim announced on Sunday.

    April 14, 2014
  • Design Yard makes fireworks mainstream

    Design Yard makes fireworks mainstream

    In some cultures a celebration calls for a toast. Others celebrate with feasts. However, there is one celebratory activity that is practiced and enjoyed by all the cultures of the world; Fireworks.

    April 13, 2014
  • Maldives to celebrate Earth Hour

    Maldives to celebrate Earth Hour

    Environment Ministry reported on Friday night that colourful events have been planned to celebrate Earth Hour 2014 as had been in past years.

    March 29, 2014
  • Object found in Baarah; not dangerous: MNDF

    Object found in Baarah; not dangerous: MNDF

    Maldives National Defence Force (MNDF) reported on Wednesday that the unknown object found in Baarah in Haa Alif Atoll beach is not dangerous.

    March 26, 2014
  • Suspicious object washes up on Baarah beach

    Suspicious object washes up on Baarah beach

    An object which looks like an explosive had on Monday washed up on the beach of Baarah in Haa Alif Atoll.

    March 25, 2014
  • Missing safari crew rescued

    Missing safari crew rescued

    The Maldives coast guard on Friday rescued the crew members of missing safari boat, and brought them to Male Saturday morning.

    March 22, 2014
  • Safari boat with five onboard, missing

    Safari boat with five onboard, missing

    A safari boat with five passengers onboard, on its way to Male city from Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll Kaadehdhoo is lost and being sought.

    March 20, 2014
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