Parliament debate on the government’s proposed budget for 2021 has ended after over 15 hours of debate. Following the proposal of the budget last Monday, the MVR 34.7 billion budget was criticized by both the opposition and ruling party members. Majority of the parliamentarians criticized the budget stating the highContinue Reading

The Parliament Committee on Independent Institutions has decided to remove Elections Commission’s Vice-President Ahmed Akram following allegations of sexual harassment. At a meeting held by the committee led by Chairperson MP Rozaina Adam, the committee investigated that allegations against Elections Commission’s Vice-President with testimonies taken from the members of theContinue Reading

According to a study conducted by the US CDC, the fatal Chapare virus can be transmitted from human to human. First recorded in 2004 in rural Bolivia, the disease is a close relative of the deadly Ebola virus with similar symptoms. However, unlike Ebola  the Chapare Virus has no knownContinue Reading

As the ninth generation of home video game consoles rolled out last week, the top heavy weights of the industry are facing trouble with their latest products. Microsoft’s X Box Series X and Sony’s PlayStation 5 has been plagued by bugs and manufacturing faults at their launch. Multiple tech andContinue Reading

Maldives Inland Revenue Authority (MIRA) has revealed the comparative monthly statistics for state revenue earned in October 2020 in a statement released to the media. According to the data provided, MIRA received a total of MVR 390.57 million in October 2020, a 57.9% lower amount than during the same periodContinue Reading