Category Archives: Maldives

Colombo Dockyard launches 400 passenger vessel ‘MV Corals’

Colombo Dockyard launches 400 passenger vessel ‘MV Corals’ 23 August 2013 The Colombo Dockyard launched a 400 Passenger cum 250 Ton Cargo Vessel ‘MV Corals’ Thursday, built for the Union Territory of Lakshadweep, Government of India. The vessel, with a … Continue reading

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Marine Conservation Society: How fish are caught?

Marine Conservation Society: How fish are caught? 22 January, 2013 Wild fish can be caught in a variety of different ways, from the traditional rod and line to traps and trawl nets large enough to capture a passenger airplane. Fishing … Continue reading

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Lakshadweep: “All quiet on India’s secret islands” The Independent (London, England)

Lakshadweep: All quiet on India’s secret islands 22 June, 2012 Part of the same marine mountain range as the Maldives, the little-known Lakshadweep archipelago offers idyllic scenery – minus the crowds [First published on Feb 1, 2012 – “All Quiet … Continue reading

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Top 5 Reasons to visit Maldives

As this idyllic island getaway destination continues to soar in popularity, we all know there are many reasons to travel to the Maldives, and each individual traveller will have his own list of wishes and priorities, but here are a … Continue reading

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Maldives History

The Maldives was long a sultanate, first under Dutch and then under British protection. It became a republic in 1968, three years after independence. Since 1978, President Maumoon Abdul GAYOOM – currently in his sixth term in office – has … Continue reading

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Republic of Maldives

The Republic of the Maldives is a chain of around 1200 islands stretching 750km across the Indian Ocean. According to the season and method of classification, the exact number of islands are changed. The length of the country extends to … Continue reading

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