The most fearless endeavor in the Maldives

Prhaps one of the earliest examples of a successful commando raid can be found in the 12th century B.C. during the legendary siege of Troy. But every where in the world, people dare to carry out lionhearted struggles and undertakings. This piece of article is also about a truly fearless endeavors of brave and courageous inhabitants in the… Read More »

Cutting off hand – the first such punishment in the history of Maldives

I thought of including this true story of thieves whose hands were cut off during the reign of President Mohamed Ameen although this incident happened in Male’. But my grandfather Hussain Didi and Addu Hussain Manikfaan (the official medical practitioner of the government), two prominent hakeems, medical practitioners during that time, were called in by the government to attend the function. According… Read More »

Transporting “impossible” load

Some information provided by Mohamed Ali Didi, Fasiya, Gn.Fuvahmulah Ancient days, transportation was difficult. Carrying heavy load from one place to another was a daunting task. But people of Fuvahmulah managed to carry out this complex task with the then available resources and means. Fuvahmulah is an island with thick vegetation- coconut trees, funa (Alexandrian Laurel) and dhambo (Syzygium). So the… Read More »