Ajmal Young Perfumer Talent Hunt

Thursday, 24 April 2014 by

A “Talent Hunt” as such is a well-established concept across the globe. However, a talent hunt to identify a ‘Young Perfumer’ has never been done anywhere in the World. Such an initiative has its own unique selling proposition to make itself different from the rest of the talent hunts. Ajmal deep rooted with Perfumery since

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By Tim Davies Resident Marine Biologist, Four Seasons Landaa Giraavaru, Maldives (2008) The Maldives Whale Shark Project studies the whale shark population here in the Maldives, collecting whale shark sightings from throughout the atolls to build up a picture of the structure and movements of these colossal sharks. Through collaboration with visiting researchers and various

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  Scientific Name: Calotes versicolor Local Name: Bondu (Male is referred as Rakis Bondu) Bloodsuckers in fighting colours Bloodsuckers are agamid lizards widely distributed in the Maldives and in tropical Asian gardens. Bloodsuckers get their incorrect name from the tendency of males in breeding season developing blood red throats. They don’t really suck anyone’s blood but

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The White Tern (Gygis alba) locally know as Dhondheeni, sometimes called as Kandhuvalu dhooni is a small seabird traditionally only confined to the Addu Atoll, the southern uttermost atoll in the Maldives. However, the White Tern is commonly found across the tropical seas of the world and in the Indian Ocean. The White Tern is one of the most beautiful

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The tsunamis’ impact on islands of the Maldives is presumably highly individualistic for each island, but a broad pattern of geomorphologic impact can be observed, writes Ali Rilwan, co-founder of Maldives’ first environmental NGO Bluepeace Maldives. Kandholhudhoo in Raa Atoll, which was evacuated after the waves hit Extreme events, particularly high waves and storms, play

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Historical and Linguistic Survey of Dhivehi: Final Reportby Prof. Stanley Wijesundera, Prof. G.D. Wijayawardhana, Prof. J.B. Disanayaka, Hassan Ahmed Maniku, and Mohamed Luthufee. Sri Lanka, University of Colombo 1988Dialect Variation in Dhivehi is caused by:Geographic factors[This] seems to be the most important factor that has given rise to regional variation. northernmost island is 470 miles away

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Maldive Studies: Language and EpigraphyChapter 30 fromH.C.P. Bell, Archaeologist of Ceylon and Maldivesby Bethia N. Bell and Heather M. Bell Wales 1993 Archetype Publications H.C.P. Bell (1851-1937) Archaeological Commissioner of Ceylon (1890-1912) Bell never provided a systematic treatment of the Maldive language, ancient and modern. Instead, we shall see that his writings arose from the

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Scripts of MaldivesNaseema Mohamed from Essays on Early Maldives National Centre of Linguistic and Historical Research (NCLHR) Male’, Maldives 2004IntroductionAncient Maldives was known by many different names, among them Mahiladvipika, Diva Mahal, Maldiva and the Cowrie Islands, but the traditional name for these islands is Dhivehi Raajje, the inhabitants are Dhivehin, and their language is Dhivehi.The

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Carl Rosset in Male’, Maldives 1885 – original photos and lithographsText and graphics by Carl Wilhelm Rosset from The Graphic 16 October 1886, and Illustrierte Zeitung 23 April 1887 Young Maldivian man in Male’ Photo: C. W. Rosset, 1885 Carl Wilhelm Rosset was a doctor and explorer, born in Freiburg, Wurttemberg, Germany in 1851, who took photographs and collected

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Many Maldivians have come to think of global warming as a phenomena that only threatens low-lying island nations like the Maldives. But in 2009, a Maldivian swimmer backpacked to the high Himalaya, to discover similar environment threats there.   This is the story of Ahmed Imthiyaz, a former Olympic swimmer, who trekked from sea-level to

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