Q. Villingli, Gulhifalhu and Thilafushi were sometimes seen in the news. Which of the following correctly explains them?

[A] Tribes in Afghanistan

[B] Newly discovered methane deposits in Iran

[C] Islands of Maldives

[D] Islands of Maldives

Answer: C

Recently, India and Maldives have signed a pact for the construction of a $500 million Greater Male Connectivity Project. 

The project involves the construction of a 6.74-km-long bridge and causeway link that will connect the Maldives capital Malé with the neighbouring islands of Villingli, Gulhifalhu and Thilafushi. 

Read more: What signing of the $500m India-Maldives mega-infra project means