Eydhafushi needs more greening

Eydhafushi needs more greening

    Once, I brought a friend to Baa atoll capital Eydhafushi because he wanted to holiday in the island. However, I was not prepared for his reaction upon arrival. “Is this Hell? This island is rather hot, no?” It was mid day and there were no trees nearby and not even a breeze. This […]

Applications open for Eydhafushi football academy

Applications open for Eydhafushi football academy

Da Grande Assistencial International Football Academy, which operates soccer academies around the world, today opened applications to get registered at the football academy to be started in Baa atoll capital Eydhafushi island. Applications for children aged 16 to 18 are open until Thursday. Application forms are available from Niami Trade and Fasmugoo Buildware shops. A […]

Parents memorize Quran with students

Parents memorize Quran with students

  by Thoriq Abdul Rahman Parents are taking part alongside students in Baa atoll capital Eydhafushi island to memorize and recite the Holy Quran properly. While 122 children are enrolled at the Eydhafushi branch of the Quran Centre, classes for adults are also conducted. A Quran memorization program for parents were launched on Sunday, as […]

Dr. Shan’s medical camp a success

Dr. Shan’s medical camp a success

  The medical camp organized this weekend by Baa atoll capital Eydhafushi’s Medical Centre was well received. The camp was conducted by Maldives’ leading orthopedician Dr. Yoosuf Shan. He said that the camp demonstrated the need for easily accessible medical services to the people. Eydhafushi Medical Centre (EMC) said that the objective of the camp […]

Football academy to be set up in Eydhafushi

Football academy to be set up in Eydhafushi

  by Raaif Yoosuf Da Grande Assistencial International Football Academy, which runs football academies in various countries, has decided to set up a football academy in Baa atoll capital Eydhafushi island. The academy’s manager Majid said that training sessions to mark the start of the academy will be held on Monday. Applications are open for […]

Ranna awards cancelled this year

Ranna awards cancelled this year

  Baa Atoll Council has decided not to give out the “Ranna” award this year, citing lengthy transition of the Council after Local Council elections. Introduced last year, Ranna awards are given to individuals who accomplish outstanding services to Baa atoll and bring a good name to the atoll in various areas. The decision was […]

Police conduct swimming instruction for Thulhaadhoo students

Police conduct swimming instruction for Thulhaadhoo students

  Baa atoll Thulhaadhoo’s police station, in association with the island’s school, has started a program to teach students to swim. Some 35 children have enrolled from grades 4, 5 and 6. The program was started on Sunday. The course is instructed by police officers of Thulhaadhoo Police Station. The program is conducted as part […]

Work begins on BML Eydhafushi branch new building

Work begins on BML Eydhafushi branch new building

  Work has started on the construction of the new building of Bank of Maldives’ branch in Baa atoll capital Eydhafushi island. BML now conducts its activities on the premises of the Atholhuge. The new building’s site is on the corner of the harbor’s western coastal area. The island’s Council has allocated 2,854 square feet, […]

Activity in support of President Yameen

Activity in support of President Yameen

  An activity entitled “Tharaggee aa eku rayyithun” (“Citizens in support of development”) is to be conducted in Male’ and other islands including Baa atoll capital Eydhafushi island to show support for President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom. At a press conference held today at the office of the Progressive Party of Maldives (PPM), the party’s […]

Potable water project begins in Eydhafushi

Potable water project begins in Eydhafushi

  A project has been launched by the government to provide potable water to Baa atoll capital Eydhafushi island. The project by the Environment Ministry has been tasked to a Sri Lankan company which has to complete the 74.3 million (USD 4.8 million) project in 6 months. The network to be laid is estimated at […]