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17-Nov-2018 Jakarta (Indonesia)

7 killed as quakes, landslides hit Indonesia

Seven people were killed and more than 8,000 others fled their homes as landslides and quakes struck Indonesia's West Sulawesi province, officials said on Saturday.The victims died during evacuation, Pasamboan Pangloli, head of rehabilitation and reconstruction...

11-Nov-2018 Jakarta (Indonesia)

7 killed in Indonesia landslides

Seven people were killed when landslides struck Indonesia's North Sumatra province, a disaster management official said on Sunday.Heavy downpours triggered soils of a 100-metre high hill to slide down in Sukamaju village of Gomo sub-district, reports Xinhua...

01-Nov-2018 Jakarta (Indonesia)

Indonesia plane crash: Black box retrieved from sea

Indonesian authorities on Thursday said that the black box of the Lion Air Flight JT610 that crashed in the Java Sea on Monday, killing all 189 people on board, was retrieved by a diver."Based on an initial information, yes it (black box) has been found," Transport...

29-Oct-2018 Jakarta (Indonesia)

Indonesian plane flown by Indian crashes off Jakarta with 189 aboard

An Indonesian Lion Air Boeing airliner carrying 189 people and flown by Indian pilot Bhavye Suneja crashed into the Java Sea on Monday minutes after taking off from here, with no sign of survivors.The Boeing 737, JT 610, disappeared from the radar 13 minutes...

13-Oct-2018 Jakarta (Indonesia)

22 killed in Indonesia flash floods, landslides

At least 22 people including children were killed and 15 others wounded as flash floods and landslides struck West and North Sumatra provinces of Indonesia, officials said on Saturday.The disaster also destroyed 48 houses while evacuation and search operations...

08-Oct-2018 Jakarta (Indonesia)

Sandeep Chaudhary bags India's first gold at Para Asian Games

India's wait for a gold medal at the ongoing 2018 Para Asian Games ended on Monday as javelin thrower Sandeep Chaudhary topped the men's F42-44/61-64 event.With a best throw of 60.01 metre, which Sandeep managed in his third attempt, he clinched the yellow metal...

07-Oct-2018 Jakarta (Indonesia)

Death toll in quakes, tsunami climbs to 1,944 in Indonesia

The death toll from multiple strong quakes and a tsunami in Indonesia's central Sulawesi province jumped to 1,944 on Sunday, military and disaster agency officials said.A spokesman for the Joint Task Force for Central Sulawesi province said a total of 2,549...

01-Oct-2018 Palu (Indonesia)

Indonesia races to aid quake, tsunami victims as toll passes 840

Rescuers continued on Monday to hunt for survivors in the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami that killed 844 people in Indonesia's Sulawesi island, leading to large-scale destruction and prompting food and fuel shortage.Palu, a city of 350,000, was the worst...

30-Sep-2018 Jakarta (Indonesia)

Indonesia earthquake, tsunami toll reached 832

The death toll in the devastating earthquake and tsunami that hit Indonesia's island of Sulawesi increased to 832 on Sunday as rescue workers combed through concrete and lumber searching for survivors, the country's disaster management agency said.The toll...

30-Sep-2018 Jakarta (Indonesia)

Indonesia tsunami toll reaches 405

The death toll from a tsunami that hit Indonesia's island of Sulawesi triggered after a 7.5-magnitude quake increased to 405 on Sunday, as rescue workers continued a desperate search for survivors, according to the country's disaster management agency.After...

29-Sep-2018 Jakarta (Indonesia)

385 die, thousands injured in Indonesia earthquakes, tsunami

Rescue workers were hunting for survivors on Saturday after earthquakes, including a powerful 7.5 magnitude tremor, and tsunami struck the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, killing at least 385 people. The death toll was expected to rise amid continuing aftershocks,...

29-Sep-2018 Jakarta (Indonesia)

384 dead in Indonesia earthquakes, tsunami

Over 380 people were confirmed dead on Saturday after earthquakes, including a powerful 7.5 magnitude tremor, and tsunami struck the Indonesian island of Sulawesi. Rescue workers were struggling to reach certain affected areas amid fears that the toll can...

29-Sep-2018 Jakarta (Indonesia)

50 killed as 7.5-quake leads to tsunami in Indonesia

At least 50 people have been confirmed dead by officials on Saturday after a strong tsunami triggered by a 7.5-magnitude earthquake hit a coastal Indonesian city on Friday.Over 350 others were injured, a disaster agency official said on Saturday after three...

01-Sep-2018 Jakarta (Indonesia)

Asiad 2018: Amit bags gold in men's boxing

Indian boxer Amit Panghal edged out reigning Olympic and continental champion Hasanboy Dusmatov of Uzbekistan in a bitterly fought final to win gold in the men's light flyweight (49 kilogram) category at the 2018 Asian Games here on Saturday.The 22-year-old...

26-Aug-2018 Jakarta (Indonesia)

Saina Nehwal, P.V. Sindhu assure India of two Asiad medals

Continuing their brilliant performance, ace Indian singles shuttlers Saina Nehwal and P.V. Sindhu entered the semi-finals to assure two historic medals of the Asian Games here on Sunday.Olympic silver medallist Sindhu edged past Thailand's Nitchaon Jindapol 21-11,...

25-Aug-2018 Jakarta (Indonesia)

Asiad 2018: Saina Nehwal, P.V. Sindhu in quarters

Ace Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and P.V. Sindhu advanced to the quarter-finals of the women's singles competition in the 2018 Asian Games here on Saturday.The 28-year-old Saina registered a straight sets victory over Indonesia's Fitriani Fitriani 21-6,...

24-Aug-2018 Palembang (Indonesia)

Shooter Heena Sidhu takes bronze

Experienced Indian shooter Heena Sidhu earned her first individual medal in the Asian Games as she got a bronze medal in the women's 10m Air Pistol event here on Friday.Heena scored 219.2 in the final. Qian Wang of China won gold with a Games record score of 240.3,...

24-Aug-2018 Jakarta (Indonesia)

Asiad 2018: Dushyant bags bronze in men's lightweight single sculls

Rower Dushyant started India's campaign on the sixth day of the 18th Asian Games on a positive note by bagging the bronze medal in the men's lightweight single sculls final here on Friday.The 25-year-old, who had also clinched a bronze at the 2014 Asiad, clocked...

24-Aug-2018 Jakarta (Indonesia)

Death toll in Indonesia's Lombok island quakes surpasses 550

The death toll in the devastating earthquakes that hit Indonesia's Lombok island between July 29 and August 19 was raised to 557 on Friday, authorities said.More than 390,000 people remain displaced due to the quakes, while 76,765 buildings were damaged.The...

23-Aug-2018 Jakarta (Indonesia)

India suffer shock defeat in kabaddi semis, women assured of silver

India's men's kabaddi team suffered a shock defeat at the hands of Iran in the semi-finals while the women's team entered the final with a comprehensive win over minnows Chinese Taipei at the 18th Asian Games here on Thursday.Iran scripted history in the annals...

22-Aug-2018 Jakarta (Indonesia)

Asiad 2018: Indians create history in men's hockey

The Indian men's hockey team scripted history by thrashing minnows Hong Kong 26-0 in a Pool A encounter at the 18th Asian Games here on Wednesday.This is the highest ever victory margin by India, breaking a 86-year-old record. The previous highest victory...

22-Aug-2018 Palembang (Indonesia)

Asiad 2018: Tennis stars ensure two medals

India ensured two medals from tennis courts with the men's doubles team of Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan and womens' singles player Ankita Raina entering the semi-finals of their respective categories at the 18th Asian Games here on Wednesday.Bopanna and...

20-Aug-2018 Jakarta (Indonesia)

5 killed in new Indonesia quakes

At least five people were killed and 40 others injured as two quakes measuring 6.5 and 6.9 on the Richter scale jolted Indonesia's Lombok Island where several previous tremors have already claimed over 400 lives since July, an official said on Monday.The...

13-Aug-2018 Jakarta (Indonesia)

Death toll in Indonesia earthquake reaches 436

Indonesian authorities on Monday raised the death toll from a devastating 7-magnitude earthquake that struck the island of Lombok on August 5 to 436.Of the 436 victims, National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said 259 have been...

12-Aug-2018 Jakarta (Indonesia)

8 killed in small plane crash in Indonesia

Eight people were killed and one other person injured after a small plane crashed in Indonesia's Papua province, an official said on Sunday.The wreckage of the plane was recovered on Sunday morning in an area where it failed to communicate with the air traffic...

11-Aug-2018 Jakarta (Indonesia)

Death toll in Indonesia earthquake reaches 387

Indonesian authorities on Saturday raised the death toll in Lombok island earthquake to 387, while the number of injured and displaced went up to 13,688 and 387,067, respectively.The 6.9-magnitude earthquake hit the island on last Sunday and was followed by 451...

07-Aug-2018 Tanjung (Indonesia)

Indonesia earthquake death toll reaches 105

The death toll in the 6.9 magnitude Indonesia earthquake climbed to 105 on Tuesday while rescue teams continued to search for survivors under the rubble.The earthquake shook Lombok Island over the weekend. Indonesian National Board for Disaster Management...

06-Aug-2018 Jakarta (Indonesia)

91 killed in massive Indonesia quake

At least 91 people were killed and hundreds others injured in a massive quake measuring 7 on the Richter scale that struck Indonesia's Lombok Island, authorities said on Monday.The shallow quake on Sunday evening that occured only 10 km underground, comes...

05-Aug-2018 Jakarta (Indonesia)

37 killed as powerful quake rocks Indonesia

At least 37 people were killed and dozens of others wounded after an earthquake measuring 7 on the Richter scale rocked Lombok and Bali islands in Indonesia on Sunday, an official said.People were killed in Lombok island after they were hit by collapsing...

05-Aug-2018 Jakarta (Indonesia)

82 killed as powerful quake jolts Indonesia

At least 82 people have been killed after a powerful earthquake measuring 7 on the Richter scale jolted the Indonesian island of Lombok, officials said.Also, hundreds of people have been wounded by Sunday's quake, disaster management officials said, BBC...

31-Jul-2018 Jakarta (Indonesia)

Indonesia earthquake : Over 500 tourists rescued

At least 543 tourists have been rescued from a mountain in Indonsia's Lombok Island following a deadly earthquake that killed 16 people and cut off routes, a government official said on Tuesday.The 6.4-magnitude temblor, with an epicentre not far from the...

29-Jul-2018 Jakarta (Indonesia)

13 killed as earthquake rattles Indonesian tourist spot

At least 13 people were killed and dozens injured while several buildings have collapsed after a magnitude-6.4 earthquake struck the Indonesian tourist island of Lombok on Sunday morning, officials said.The quake struck at 6.47 a.m. at a depth of 7 km....

29-Jul-2018 Jakarta (Indonesia)

Indonesia earthquake: 10 killed on tourist island of Lombok

At least 10 people were killed and 40 injured while several buildings have collapsed after a magnitude-6.4 earthquake struck the Indonesian tourist island of Lombok on Sunday morning, officials said.The quake struck at 6.47 a.m. at a depth of 7 km. Its...

19-Jul-2018 Jakarta (Indonesia)

6 dead as fishing boat sinks in Indonesia

At least six people were killed and seven others were missing after a fishing boat capsized off the southeastern coast of Indonesia's Java island on Thursday, officials said.The boat overturned in the morning due to strong waves when it was about to dock...

20-Jun-2018 Jakarta (Indonesia)

3 bodies found, 176 missing in Indonesia boat capsize

Rescuers have recovered three bodies and are searching for 176 people who remain missing after a passenger boat sank in Lake Toba on Indonesia's Sumatra island two days ago, officials said on Wednesday.Kapal Motor Sinar Bangun boat sank at 5.30 p.m. on Monday...

30-May-2018 Jakarta (Indonesia)

Narendra Modi addresses Indian Community in Jakarta

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, today addressed the Indian community in Jakarta.He spoke of the special ties between India and Indonesia, and recalled the Republic Day celebrations in New Delhi earlier this year, where leaders from 10 ASEAN nations, including...

10-Apr-2018 Jakarta

Hooch kills 68 in Indonesia

At least 68 people in Indonesia have died during April after drinking bootleg alcohol, alarming the authorities in the country with the worlds largest Muslim population.Most fatalities were registered in West Java province, with a total of 37 victims aged...

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