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Smoking is definitely a male thing!

Smoking is definitely a male thing!

Although men and women are equally influenced by tobacco, males tend to smoke more than females, finds new research that investigated gender differences in tobacco use among hunter-gathering egalitarian tribes.

Maldives: To 'sunny side of life' with sea, beaches, palms 

Maldives: To 'sunny side of life' with sea, beaches, palms 

Maldives is a breathtaking place for vacation!

Arrested Maldives vice prez threat to national security: Abdulla Yameen

Maldives President Abdulla Yameen on Sunday branded his deputy a threat to national security after his arrest over an alleged attempt to assassinate Yameen in a speedboat bombing last month.

Sushma Swaraj arrives in Maldives on two-day visit

 External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj arrived here on Saturday on a visit to the Maldives during which she will restart the Joint Commission which meets tomorrow after a hiatus of 15 years to focus on cooperation in health, energy and defence sectors among others.

Sushma Swaraj arrives in Maldives on two-day visit

 External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj arrived here on Saturday on a visit to the Maldives during which she will restart the Joint Commission which meets tomorrow after a hiatus of 15 years to focus on cooperation in health, energy and defence sectors among others.

Maldives seeks help to probe blast on President Abdullah Yameen's boat

Maldives seeks help to probe blast on President Abdullah Yameen's boat

A team of foreign investigators would arrive in the Maldives to investigate an explosion which took place on the President`s speedboat, the Maldivian government has said.

Maldives President unhurt in boat blast; wife, aides injured: Official

 The president of the Maldives was unhurt but his wife and two aides were injured in an explosion on board their launch as it approached Male, capital of the Indian Ocean archipelago, a senior aide told Reuters.

All India Badtameez: Why all restrictions for daughters only?

 Most parents put a lot of restrictions on daughters often thinking the city is no longer safe for them.

Maldives allows foreign ownership of land despite opposition concern

The Maldives ratified legislation on Thursday to allow foreigners with investment of more than $1 billion to own land despite opposition concern the reform could be used for military expansion in the islands by China.

This is why we don't have female 'Minions'

This is why we don't have female 'Minions'

Wondering why there are no female Minions yet? Minions creator Pierre Coffin has revealed the reason saying that he couldn't picture females being "dumb" enough to be a Minion.

Obesity affects males more than females

 Obesity may be tougher on male immune systems than females, suggests a study led by an Indian-American researcher.

Maldives detains 175 supporters of ex-president Nasheed

Maldives authorities have detained 175 supporters of jailed former president Mohamed Nasheed for two weeks, according to court documents Sunday, after the US warned that democracy was in danger on the honeymoon islands.

Maldives police arrest nearly 200 protesters, opposition leaders

Maldives police arrested 193 people including three opposition leaders after clashes broke out on Friday during protests over the jailing of former president Mohamed Nasheed, whose trial was condemned by foreign governments as having been deeply flawed.

Mass arrests at Maldives demo over ex-leader`s jailing

 Police in the Maldives said Saturday they had made nearly 200 arrests during clashes at a protest over the jailing of former president Mohamed Nasheed, after the UN`s top rights body denounced his trial as unfair.

Maldives jails ex-defense minister for 11 years

 A court in Maldives has sentenced a former defense minister to 11 years in prison for importing and possessing a firearm.

Ex-Maldivian president Nasheed not to appeal 13-year jail term

 Former Maldivian president Mohammed Nasheed, sentenced to 13 years in jail under anti-terrorism laws, has decided not to appeal his conviction citing that the court has not released all the documents related to the case which are important for "a meaningful defence".

Former Maldives president Nasheed jailed for 13 years

Former Maldives president Nasheed jailed for 13 years

 Former Maldives president and opposition leader Mohamed Nasheed has been sentenced to 13 years in prison after being convicted of a terrorism charge, a ruling likely to fuel further unrest in the honeymoon islands.

Modi `skips Maldives` after unrest: Diplomatic source

India`s Prime Minister Narendra Modi will skip the Maldives on a regional tour this month due to political unrest following the arrest of the former president and opposition leader, an Indian diplomat has said.

31 Nasheed supporters arrested during rally over his detention

At least 31 supporters of Mohammed Nasheed have been arrested during a mass rally that saw thousands throng the Maldivian capital to protest the detention of the former president on terror charges.

Mass protest in Maldives over ex-leader`s arrest

Supporters of former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed streamed to the tiny capital island Male on Friday for a mass protest against his detention on terror charges, which has sparked international condemnation.