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  1. AFC Cup 2017: South & Central Zone playoff second leg previewRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Sporting News

    ... Federation Cup champions Mohun Bagan will have the upper hand in the form of an away goal when they welcome Maldives FA Cup champions Club Valencia to Kolkata. The first leg in Male finished 1-1 after an early Darryl Duffy goal was cancelled out by ...

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  2. AFC Cup 2017: Mohun Bagan vs Club Valencia Preview: Mariners look to finish the job at homeRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Sporting News

    After securing an away goal in Maldives, the Mariners only need a draw to qualify to the group stages of the AFC Cup... Mohun Bagan are all set to welcome Club Valencia at the Rabindra Sarobar Stadium on Tuesday for the second leg of the AFC Cup Qualifiers. The first leg in Male, Maldives had ended in a 1-1 stalemate with Darryl Duffy starting the proceedings before Valencia's Godfrey Omodu equalised.

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  3. What is a A Eoering of fireA solar eclipse?Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 23 | AccuWeather.com

    ... it is farther away and appears slightly smaller in the sky. An annular solar eclipse is seen in the sky over Male, Maldives, Friday, Jan. 15, 2010. (AP Photo/Ali Nishan) A total solar eclipse is the most well-known type of eclipse and can only occur ...

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  4. Minister of State for External Affairs M J Akbar visits MaldivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Newkerala.com

    New Delhi, Feb 22 : Minister of State for External Affairs M.J. Akbar visited Maldives from Feb 21-22 as a Special Envoy of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi. During the visit, Akbar called on Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom, the President of Republic of Maldives and also had a separate meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr. Mohamed Asim, who hosted an official luncheon in his honour.

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  5. AFC Cup 2017 Roundup: Johor Darul Ta'zim off to a good start, Al Muharraq stunned by SahamRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Sporting News

    ... Indian side Mohun Bagan grabbed a vital away goal advantage in the first leg of their South Zone playoff against Maldives FA Cup winners Club Valencia after a 1-1 draw at Male. The away side raced into a lead in the fifth minute when Prabir Das ...

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  6. Bagan held by ValenciaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | The Telegraph

    Male: Mohun Bagan squandered a one-goal advantage midway into the second half to draw 1-1 with Club Valencia of the Maldives in their 2017 AFC Cup South Zone play-off match here on Tuesday. Bagan took an early lead through Darryl Duffy's fifth-minute strike, which was cancelled out in the 72nd minute by Godfrey West Omodu, who converted from the spot after Subhasish Bose was adjudged to have handled the ball.

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  7. Mohun Bagan held by Club Valencia in AFC Cup play-offRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | DNA India

    Mohun Bagan squandered an one-goal advantage midway into the second half, playing out a 1-1 draw with Club Valencia of Maldives in their 2017 AFC Cup South Zone play-off match in Male on Tuesday. The Indian club took an early lead through Darryl Duffy's fifth-minute strike, which was cancelled out in the 72nd minute by Godfrey West Omodu, who converted from the spot after Subhasish Bose was adjudged to have handled the ball.

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  8. Endeavouring for peace in South Asia through literatureRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Nerve News

    ... FOSWAL is the only organisation in eight SAARC countries: India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Maldives and Afghanistan legally authorised to organize literature-related and cultural programmes under the SAARC banner and SAARC ...

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  9. Second-string Bagan face Club Valencia in AFC Cup play-offRead the original story

    Monday Feb 20 | Nerve News

    Male Feb 20 - Sans head coach Sanjoy Sen on the touchline and a raft of first team players, Kolkata giants Mohun Bagan will take on Club Valencia of the Maldives in their Asian Football Confederation's Cup play-off round at the National Stadium here on Tuesday. Mohun Bagan assistant coach Shankarlal Chakraborty will take charge in the absence of Sen. The second leg at the Rabindra Sarovar Stadium is scheduled for next Tuesday.

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  10. Ensure fair polls in Maldives: Ex-prez to IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | The Times of India

    NEW DELHI: Former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed has urged India to ensure that free and fair elections take place in his country in 2018, as he prepares to contest polls again. Nasheed, who recently visited Colombo to meet his party leaders and workers, told TOI that India had a 'moral obligation' to ensure inclusive elections in the archipelago.

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  11. Sri Lanka: Alternative grassroot activist Shanmugam Muttulingam passes awayRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 14 | TamilNet Newswire

    ... at St. Patricks in Jaffna, then to serve for nearly 25 years in the capital and various islands of the Republic of Maldives and finally to be invited to teach at St John's in Jaffna, even in his retirement age. Whether in Jaffna or was absconding in ...

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  12. Sri Lanka, Maldives explore ways to further strengthen friendly relationship and bilateral tiesRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 9 | Colombo Page

    Feb 09, Male: Sri Lanka and the Maldives today agreed to further broaden and strengthen the friendly relationship and the bilateral ties between the two Indian Ocean island nations. Sri Lanka's Foreign Affairs Minister Mangala Samaraweera, who is on a two-day official visit to the Maldives to attend the Third Session of the Joint Commission between the Maldives and Sri Lanka, called on the Malidivian President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom, this afternoon, at the President's Office.

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  13. Exiled former Maldives leader wants to contest presidencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | Greenwich Citizen

    Maldives' former president Mohamed Nasheed speaks during a press conference in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017. The former leader, who is living in exile in London, says he plans to contest next year's presidential election in his country despite an outstanding prison sentence.

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  14. Sri Lanka FM arrives in Male for 3rd Session of Maldives-Sri Lanka Joint CommissionRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Colombo Page

    Feb 08, Male: Sri Lanka's Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mangala Samaraweera, has arrived on an official visit to the Maldives this morning. The Minister was received at the Velana International Airport by the Maldives Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Mohamed Asim.

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  15. AFC Cup: Norde stars as Bagan advance to play-offsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | Rediff.com

    ... morning, gave them something to rejoice when he reduced the margin in the 88th minute. Mohun Bagan will now face Maldives outfit Club Valencia who defeated Thimpu City FC of Bhutan 3-0 (3-0 aggregate) in their return leg fixture earlier today in ...

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  16. Maldives: The experience that every luxury island holiday should offerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 5 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... She's on first name terms with this one - a teenager called Stephen, identified by his injury marks. READ MORE: * Maldives: A to Z of things you (probably) don't know * 20 reasons to visit to visit the Maldives * A dreamy Maldives adventure As I ...

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  17. Dream Hotel Group Signs Two Resort Hotels In The MaldivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | Hospitality Net

    Renowned hotel brand and management company Dream Hotel Group signed two hotels in the Maldives with local entrepreneur Mohamed Manik and Alpha Kinam Holdings to develop The Chatwal Maaga Maldives and Dream Gasveli Maldives. Set to open in 2019 and 2020 respectively, the new locations triple the group's presence in Asia and mark a pivotal step in Dream Hotel Group's global expansion strategy.

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  18. Majda Cicic dedicates AVC Qualification Tournament title to Iranian womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | Tehran Times

    Iran women's volleyball coach Majda Cicic has dedicated the title of the 2018 FIVB Volleyball World Championship Qualification Tournament Asian Central Zone to Iranian players and coaches. Iran defeated Nepal and the Maldives at the three-day event which took place in Male, capital of the Maldives.

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  19. UN calls on Maldives to release former Defence Minister Col. Mohamed NazimRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 28 | Newkerala.com

    Male [The Maldives], Jan.29 : The UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention has called on the Government of Maldives to immediately release former defence minister Colonel Mohamed Nazim who is under arrest allegedly for trying to engineer a coup. In a statement adopted and issued on January 20, 2017, the UNWGAD concluded that: "The deprivation of liberty of Col.

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  20. Strictly Come Dancing's Karen Clifton in the MaldivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 28 | Daily Mail

    ... that tracks emotions after you're shown destinations and recommends the perfect getaway Strictly BATTY about the Maldives: Dancer Karen Clifton is blown away by the sunny islands - and makes some unusual new pals She and husband Kevin stayed at the ...

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