Adhaalath Party MP Anara Naeem has submitted an amendment to the Disability Act to raise the monthly allowance provided by the state to persons with special needs from MVR2,000 (US$150) to MVR5,000 (US$324).
Rising stars Rock Paper Scissors have shown that through a combination of talent and hard work just about anything is possible, as they officially launched their first album ‘Mindfunck’d’ last night.
Police have pledged to continue investigations into Bilad Al Sham Media after the group taunted authorities. “We will throw out the map and you shall go step by step just the way we want until you land in that pit of doom which you are headed to right now,” said BASM.
President’s Office Spokesman Ibrahim Muaz’s comments come after a Maldivian asylum-seeker in New Zealand made headlines as a prize-winning drag queen. “The threat from the state they speak of is in actuality our law and regulations. That will not change,” said Muaz.
Speaking at a ceremony held at the official jetty in Malé this morning to inaugurate the sea-ambulance service, Dr Jameel noted that providing emergency medical evacuation services to citizens in the atolls was a campaign pledge of President Abdulla Yameen.
The MPAO cannot invest in real estate as no companies are currently listed securities at the Maldives Stock Exchange, the only registered exchange in the country and a requirement for any potential investments.
The online media group Bilad Al Sham Media (BASM), has claimed that a second Maldivian militant – who had taken the name Abu Nuh – died during “regular combat” in the northwestern town of Ariha.
State prosecutors want to drop charges against Sheikh Fareed, claiming too much time has passed since Fareed had committed his offense, but the Criminal Court has decided to delay a decision until a new PG is appointed.
The movement, with 15,520 followers, contends that residents of the atolls are trapped in vicious cycles due to forced migration to Malé. Its founders argue that institutionalised regional discrimination remains as services continue to be concentrated in the capital.