Home Nation World Business Politics Odd & Weird Region Entertainment Education
Pardaphash Logo
Hindi


Maldives that hosted SAARC turns into violence spot




Published by:
Published on: Thu, 09 Feb 2012 at 11:33 IST
Maldives that hosted SAARC turns into violence spot
Colombo: Ever since the Maldivian president Mohamed Nasheed was dismissed, the charming island, that hosted last year’s SAARC summit, reminds of the violence only.

According to the reports, photographic evidence of the violence that broke out in capital Male and quickly spread to other parts of the atoll nation after thousands of Nasheed supporters took to the streets, were put out.

Photographs highlighted that police stations were targeted in Addu. Police vehicles were torched. The fire brigade struggled to douse the flames. The Maldivian police have been largely credited with the violent demonstrations that forced Nasheed to step down on Tuesday. He has said that he was ordered to quit at gunpoint.

One Haveeru image showed at least four charred motorcycles. Another was of blackened walls of the Hithadhoo police station. A policeman wearing protective gear is seen walking away with a carton containing documents. A dramatic image clicked at night was of a building aflame. It was not clear whether it was a police station.

Heart-shaped Addu Atoll is in the southern extreme of the country and is the main economic and administrative centre in the south. Its 28,000 people are spread out over seven inhabited islands, reports say.

Last year it hosted the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) summit, attended among others by Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.
Previous
Siva Karthikeyan, Sri Divya in Tamil Film Kakki Sattai
Siva Karthikeyan, Sri Divya in Tamil Film Kakki Sattai
Shweta Tiwari promotes &TV's show Begusarai in city of Nawabs Lucknow
Shweta Tiwari promotes &TV's show Begusarai in city of Nawabs Lucknow
Sunny Leone breaches the boundaries of seduction in Tere Bin song from Leela
Sunny Leone breaches the boundaries of seduction in Tere Bin song from Leela
Indian World Cup Winning Moments in 2011
Indian World Cup Winning Moments in 2011
Television actress Drashti Dhami marries Neeraj Khemka
Television actress Drashti Dhami marries Neeraj Khemka
Exclusive: Sunny Leone raises mercury in new 'Desi Look' song from Ek Paheli Leela
Exclusive: Sunny Leone raises mercury in new 'Desi Look' song from Ek Paheli Leela
Hansika Motwani seduces in hot photographs
Hansika Motwani seduces in hot photographs
Cricket World Cup Winning Teams since 1975
Cricket World Cup Winning Teams since 1975
Selena Gomez seduces in topless pictures for V Magazine
Selena Gomez seduces in topless pictures for V Magazine
Radhika Apte hot photographs
Radhika Apte hot photographs
Deepika Padukone in a brand new Burberry  Poncho
Deepika Padukone in a brand new Burberry Poncho
World Cup 2015: Match Venues
World Cup 2015: Match Venues
Steamy Sunny Leone in Bollywood film Ek Paheli Leela
Steamy Sunny Leone in Bollywood film Ek Paheli Leela
Lucknow sees major protests over Gauri and businessman's son's killings
Lucknow sees major protests over Gauri and businessman's son's killings
Republic Day 2015
Republic Day 2015
Next
BREAKING NEWS
 
Opinion Polls
Who do you feel is the best batsman in team India in World Cup 2015?
Virat Kohli
Rohit Sharma
Ajinkya Rahane
Shikhar Dhawan
Suresh Raina
MS Dhoni
Others


Pardaphash name, logo and all associated elements ® and © 2011 Mahakaal News Management Pvt. Ltd.
All rights reserved. Pardaphash and the Pardaphash logo are registered marks of Mahakaal News management Pvt. Ltd.
Pardaphash is hosted with Enzoo could compute engine.
Valid XHTML 1.0 Transitional
This page is generated in : 0.017 Seconds




EXCLUSIVE: Rail Budget 2015 Live: No new trains, fares unchanged | Highlights