Maldives

September 2, 2016
September 2, 2016

Booters humiliated

Bangladesh's preparation for their Asian Cup Play-Off Qualifiers went horribly as they suffered a humiliating 5-0 defeat at the hands of Maldives in an international friendly at the hands of...

September 1, 2016
September 1, 2016

Maldives friendly today

Tom Saintfiet will be looking to fine tune his strategy and team combination for the Asian Cup Play-off Qualifiers.

August 24, 2016
August 24, 2016

Crisis in paradise and death of free speech

A bill to criminalise 'defamation' was immediately proposed by President Yameen and his supporters. Upon hearing this, journalists campaigned against it, claiming that it was designed to...

May 24, 2016
May 24, 2016

Maldives Ex-president Nasheed 'given UK asylum'

The former president of the Maldives, Mohamed Nasheed, has been granted refugee status in the UK, according to his lawyer.

January 24, 2016
January 24, 2016

Biman plans to expand wings on int’l routes: Menon

Biman Bangladesh Airlines has planned to expand its wings to China and Maldives apart from resuming its suspended routes to Delhi and Hong Kong in 2016.

December 28, 2015
December 28, 2015

Bhutan – Bangladesh preview: Pride at stake for both sides

The group stage of the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Championship 2015 ends on Monday, with the first of the two fixtures featuring the bottom two sides's of Group B, Bhutan and...

December 26, 2015
December 26, 2015

Bangladesh crash out of SAFF championship

Bangladesh crash to a 3-1 defeat against Maldives in the SAFF championship at the Trivandrum International Stadium in Kerala.

December 25, 2015
December 25, 2015

Battered booters brace for Maldives challenge

Trivandrum is in a festive mood. The capital of Kerala, a major tourist attraction with the famous Kovalam beach a few kilometres from the city centre, is also known for its communal harmony and...

November 4, 2015
November 4, 2015

Maldives declares state of emergency

Maldives President Abdulla Yameen declares a state of emergency on giving sweeping powers to security forces to arrest suspects ahead of a major anti-government protest rally, his spokesman said.

June 23, 2015
June 23, 2015

Bangladesh at high risk of heart diseases: Report

People in seven South Asian countries including Bangladesh have a higher risk of heart disease at an early age than any other ethnic group.