The figure is down from 32 cases in March.
Some 81 cases reported in the first two weeks of May.
The Islamic ministry is accused of unfairly awarding Hajj quotas.
The ban will come into force in six months.
Complaints against CNM were filed with the media regulator.
Photos of the woman tied to a lamppost have been circulating on social media.
The transport ministry also plans to introduce a mobile app and standardised design.
Former president Nasheed has called for thorough screening of foreign preachers.
The pair failed to pass a security clearance test.
An island council used an excavator to dig out an ancient bathing well.
"I hear you," said Arts and Culture Minister Yumna Maumoon.
A speeding van crashed into the divider.
Four boats were caught illegally fishing in Maldivian waters.
About 15,000 Maldivians reside in the neighbouring country.
The number of cases increased 200 percent.
The pace of live slows dramatically during the holy fasting month.
The bus driver fell asleep on the wheel.