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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...

30-Aug-2018 Jakarta (Indonesia)

Asiad 2018: India win women's 4X400m gold

India won gold in the women's 4X400 metre event at the 18th Asian Games here on Thursday.The Indian quartet of Hima Das, Raju Poovamma, Saritaben Laxmanbhai Gayakwad and Vismaya Koroth registered a time of 3 minutes and 28.72 seconds to finish at the top of...

30-Aug-2018 Jakarta (Indonesia)

Asiad 2018: India take men's 4X400m silver

India clinched the silver medal in the men's 4X400 metre event at the 18th Asian Games here on Thursday.The Indian quartet of Muhammed Kunhu, Dharun Ayyasamy, Muhammed Anas and Rajiv Arokia clocked a time of 3 minutes and 1.85 seconds.Qatar created a new Asian...

30-Aug-2018 Jakarta (Indonesia)

Asiad 2018: Seema takes bronze in women's discus throw

India's Seema Punia had to settle for the bronze medal in the women's discus throw event at the 18th Asian Games here on Thursday.Seema registered a throw of 62.26 metres to ensure a place on the podium.China clinched the top two positions with Chen Yang (65.12m)...

29-Aug-2018 Jakarta (Indonesia)

Swapna Barman, Arpinder Singh create Asiad history

Swapna Barman created history by winning the women's heptathlon title while Arpinder Singh ended India's 48-year wait for men's triple jump gold as Indian athletes enjoyed another successful day at the 18th Asian Games here on Wednesday.Experienced sprinter...

29-Aug-2018 Jakarta (Indonesia)

Asiad 2018: Boxers Amit, Vikas enter semis

Indian boxers Amit Panghal and Vikas Krishan notched up contrasting victories to enter the semi-finals of their respective weight categories at the 18th Asian Games here on Wednesday.Both of them thus ensured a spot on the podium for themselves as the losers...

29-Aug-2018 Jakarta (Indonesia)

Sharath Kamal- Manika Batra lose in mixed doubles TT semis, take bronze

The Indian mixed doubles table tennis pair of Achanta Sharath Kamal and Manika Batra bagged the first-ever bronze medal in the sport after going down in the semi-finals of the 18th Asian Games here on Wednesday.Sharath-Manika were outplayed 4-1 (9-11, 5-11,...

28-Aug-2018 Jakarta (Indonesia)

Shuttler P.V. Sindhu settles for Asiad silver

Badminton player P.V. Sindhu had to settle for silver after going down in straight games in the final of the women's singles category at the 2018 Asian Games here on Tuesday.Sindhu was no match for World No.1 Tai Tzuying of Taiwan and was outclassed 21-13, 21-16...

28-Aug-2018 Jakarta (Indonesia)

India take first ever Asiad medal in table tennis

The Indian men's table tennis team had to be content with the bronze medal following a 3-0 loss to South Korea in the semi-finals of the 18th Asian Games here on Tuesday.This is the first ever table tennis medal for India in Asian Games.G. Sathiyan, Achanta...

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 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/Jakarta (Indonesia)

Asiad 2018: Shooter Rahi Sarnobat, wushu players enjoy landmark day

Rahi Sarnobat scripted history by becoming the first Indian woman shooter to win Asiad gold while the wushu players produced their best ever medal haul at the 18th Asian Games on Wednesday.India also ensured two medals from the tennis court with the men's...

21-Aug-2018 Jakarta

Asiad 2018: Shooters shine, wushu, sepaktakraw players create history

Shooters continued to make the country proud even as Indians created history by ensuring medals in non-traditional sports like wushu and sepaktakraw at the 18th Asian Games here on Tuesday.The Indian contingent enjoyed a superb start to the day as shooters Saurabh...

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...

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...

25-Apr-2018 Jakarta

11 killed in Indonesia oil well fire

At least 11 people were killed and 40 injured on Wednesday after a fire broke out in an oil well in the Indonesian province of Aceh in Sumatra, officials said.Five buildings burnt down in the fire that erupted early in the morning during an extraction process...

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...

11-Feb-2018 Jakarta

Bus crash kills 27 in Indonesia

At least 27 people were killed and 18 others seriously wounded when a bus collided with motorcycle in Indonesia's West Java province on Saturday, according to officials on Sunday.The incident occurred in Cicenang village of Subang district. The bus collapsed...

31-Jan-2018 Jakarta

About 1,000 athletes to feature in 8 test events for Asian Games

Indonesia will host test events in eight disciplines next month ahead of the Asian Games, attracting around 1,000 athletes and officials from Asia.Eighteen teams have confirmed their participation in the events, which are scheduled from February 8-15 in Indonesia's...

27-Jan-2018 Jakarta

Saina Nehwal enters Indonesia Masters final, Satwik-Chirag bow out

Star Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal stormed into the final, while the men's doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty bowed out of the $350,000 Indonesia Masters World Tour Super 500 in the semi-final here on Saturday.Saina, the 2012 Olympic...

26-Jan-2018 Jakarta

Saina Nehwal beats P. V. Sindhu to reach Indonesia Masters semis

Veteran Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal got the better of compatriot P.V. Sindhu in straight games to enter the semi-finals of $350,000 Indonesia Masters World Tour Super 500 here on Friday.Saina, the 2012 Olympic bronze medallist, moved past 2016 Olympic runner-up...

06-Jan-2018 Jakarta

Make Indo-Pacific region threat-free : India

With New Delhi enhancing its engagements with southeast Asia under its Act East Policy, India on Saturday called for the waters of the Indo-Pacific region to be better connected and free of traditional and non-traditional threats."The Indo Pacific region,...

06-Jan-2018 Jakarta

Sushma Swaraj meets new Asean Secretary General

Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday met new Asean Secretary General Lim Jock Hoi here ahead of the Fifth Round Table of Asean-India Network of Think Tanks.External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said in tweet that in "taking...

18-Dec-2017 Jakarta

8 killed in Indonesia's central Java landslide

Eight workers of a sand pit in Indonesia's Central Java regency of Magelang were killed in landslide on Monday, while eight others were rescued, Indonesia's disaster mitigation agency BNPB said.The agency's spokesperson Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said further search...

15-Dec-2017 Jakarta

6.9-magnitude earthquake jolts Indonesia

An earthquake measuring 6.9 on the Richter scale shook Indonesia's West Java province on Friday night, the Indonesian Meteorological Agency said. No casualty or damage has, however, been reported.The epicentre of the earthquake was 11 km southwest of Tasikmalaya...

08-Dec-2017 Jakarta

Protests in Indonesia, Malaysia over US' Jerusalem move

Hundreds of people took part in protests in Malaysia and Indonesia on Friday against the decision of US President Donald Trump to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, prompting the American diplomatic delegations in both countries to issue security alerts...

02-Dec-2017 Jakarta

At least 20 killed, 5 missing in Indonesian landslides, floods

At least 20 people were killed and five others were missing as landslides and floods struck Indonesia's East Java province, a government official from the disaster agency said on Saturday.The landslides and floods were triggered by a cyclone from the Indian...

02-Dec-2017 Jakarta

Lava fills one-third of Bali volcano's crater

Lava has filled up one-third of the crater of Agung volcano in Indonesia's Bali island as the area remained on maximum alert Saturday over a possible bigger eruption."High-frequency earthquakes continue to occur and show that the volcano is very active and...

26-Oct-2017 Jakarta

47 killed in Indonesia fireworks factory

At least 47 workers were killed and 46 others injured in a massive explosion at an Indonesian fireworks factory on Thursday, police said.The cause of the fire is said to be an explosion in a pickup mini van loaded with raw materials for fireworks, Denny...

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