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Posts From Xiena Saeed and Ahmed Naish

Makeshift flu clinics swamped as H1N1 cases rise to 82

Both the government-run Indira Gandhi Memorial Hospital and the private ADK hospital have also started offering the influenza vaccine to pregnant women.

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MDP launches campaign, PPM introduces candidates for Malé city

The opposition MDP officially launched its local council election campaign with simultaneous rallies in the north and south on Thursday night as the ruling party introduced its candidates for the Malé city council.

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Adeeb’s lawyer slams report of escape attempt

Jailed former Vice President Ahmed Adeeb’s lawyer has slammed a report in Vnews alleging that his client was transferred to a police custodial centre Wednesday after an attempt to escape from the high-security Maafushi prison.

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Hefty fines imposed on Raajje TV in first anti-defamation punitive action

The broadcasting regulator has slapped an MVR200,000 (US$13,000) fine on the opposition-aligned Raajje TV and an MVR50,000 (US$3,200) fine on a journalist in the first punitive action taken under the controversial 2016 defamation law.

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