Maldives donates $50,000 for flood-hit Kerala

Expressing sympathies to the government and people of India over the death and destruction in Kerala floods, the Maldives has announced a donation of $50,000 as a "token contribution in solidarity", the Maldives Embassy in New Delhi said.

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Maldives seeks to pacify India after signing FTA with China, may invite high-level delegation for bilateral talks

The Maldives, in an attempt to soothe frayed nerves in New Delhi, has reached out to the Indian government and asked about the possibility of hosting a high-level bilateral visit. A report in The Times of India said the modalities of the talks are still being worked out, but the visit is expected to take place early next month.

India cautious over Maldives curbs on envoy

New Delhi appears to be weighing diplomatic options after Male reportedly placed restrictions on the movement of the Indian Ambassador to the Maldives.

Restricting Movement, Maldives Makes Indian Envoy A Caged Parrot

It’s confirmed now – the government of Maldives, headed by President Yameen Abdul Gayoom, has restricted the movements of Indian High Commissioner in Maldives, Akhilesh Mishra.

India hopes Maldives will be sensitive to its concerns after island country signs agreement with China

India said on Thursday that it attaches a lot of importance to its ties with the Maldives and hoped that the country will be sensitive to its concerns.

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Kerala floods: Writing on the wall that was ignored

The questions that need to be asked is how further in the past should Kerala go back to understand this disaster? And how much into the future should the state go to reflect on the calamity that it had brought on to itself?


Bimstec envoys call for early conclusion of FTA

Ahead of the Bimstec Summit in Nepal this month-end, envoys of the seven-nation regional bloc on Monday called for early conclusion of negotiations for a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) among member-...