Articles about Jakarta
08 Sep 2021
Indonesia prison fire kills 41 drug inmates, 80 hospitalized
A massive fire raged through an overcrowded prison near Indonesia's capital Jakarta early Wednesday, killing at least 41 inmates and injuring 80 others.
07 Apr 2021
Indonesia landslides: Death toll rises to 126, dozens missing
The death toll from mudslides in eastern Indonesia has risen to 126 with scores still missing, officials said Wednesday, as the rain continued to pound the region and hamper the search.
05 Apr 2021
Indonesia landslides, floods kill 55 people; dozens missing
Multiple disasters caused by torrential rains in eastern Indonesia have killed at least 55 people and displaced thousands, the country's disaster relief agency said on Monday. More than 40 other people are missing.
11 Jan 2021
Indonesia intensifies search for crashed Sriwijaya Air's black boxes
The search for the black boxes of a crashed Sriwijaya Air jet intensified on Monday to boost the investigation into what caused the plane carrying 62 people to nosedive at high velocity into the Java Sea.
09 Jan 2021
Indonesia: Passenger plane with over 50 onboard missing after take-off
A Sriwijaya Air passenger plane with more than 50 people on board has lost contact with the Indonesian aviation authorities shortly after taking off from Jakarta on Saturday.
21 Jul 2019
PV Sindhu settles for silver in Indonesia Open
Indian women's badminton ace PV Sindhu had to settle for a silver at the 2019 Indonesia Open in Jakarta on Sunday.
20 Jul 2019
PV Sindhu overcomes Chen Yufei in semis of Indonesia Open
Indian women's badminton ace PV Sindhu stormed into the final of the 2019 Indonesia Open in Jakarta on Saturday.
25 Nov 2018
#LionAirCrash: Body of Indian pilot who captained the flight identified
Indonesian authorities have identified the body of Bhavye Suneja, the Indian pilot who captained the ill-fated Lion Air flight that crashed into the sea on October 29, killing all 188 people who were on board.
03 Nov 2018
Lion air crash: Indonesian diver dies during search operation
An Indonesian diver died while recovering body parts from the ill-fated Lion Air plane that crashed into the Java sea killing 189 people.
29 Oct 2018
Indonesia: Aircraft carrying 188 crashes after take-off, survivors' details unknown
A Lion Air Boeing 737 passenger aircraft crashed soon after it took off from Indonesian capital Jakarta. The Flight JT-610 was bound for Pangkal Pinang.
24 Oct 2018
Woman delivers baby mid-air on Etihad-flight, aircraft diverted to Mumbai
An Etihad flight, bound for Jakarta from Abu Dhabi was diverted to Mumbai this morning after a passenger delivered a baby mid-air.
08 Oct 2018
#AsianParaGames: Javelin thrower Sandeep Chaudhary opens India's first gold account
Javelin thrower Sandeep Chaudhary today clinched India's first gold medal at the ongoing Asian Para Games, finishing on top in the men's F42-44/61-64 category in Jakarta, Indonesia.
31 Aug 2018
#AsianGames2018: Injured boxer Vikas can't fight semis, settles for bronze
Indian boxer Vikas Krishan (75kg) settled for a bronze medal in the Asian Games after he was declared medically unfit to fight his semifinal bout due to a cut on his left eyelid sustained earlier in the event.
29 Aug 2018
#AsianGames2018: MP CM announces Rs. 75L reward for silver-medalist Kirar
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has announced an award of Rs. 75L for Muskan Kirar, a member of the women's compound archery team that won a silver medal at the Asian Games in Jakarta.
29 Aug 2018
#AsianGames2018: Boxer Amit Panghal enters semi-finals, assured of medal
Indian boxer Amit Panghal (49kg) advanced to the semi-finals to assure himself of a maiden medal at the Asian Games in Jakarta today.
28 Aug 2018
#AsianGames2018: Sindhu scripts history; gives India first-ever badminton singles silver
Olympic medalist PV Sindhu yet again finished second-best in a major final but grabbed a historic individual silver medal at the Asian Games after losing the women's singles title clash to "World No. 1" Tai Tzu-Ying in Jakarta.
28 Aug 2018
Asian Games gold medalist Vinesh Phogat gets engaged at airport
Having won a historic gold medal at the Asian Games in Jakarta, wrestler Vinesh Phogat was on her way home when something special happened.
27 Aug 2018
Neeraj Chopra gives India 1st javelin gold in Asiad history
Neeraj Chopra today became the first Indian javelin thrower to win an Asian Games gold medal as he shattered his own national record by clearing a distance of 88.06m in 18th Asian Games at Jakarta today.
26 Aug 2018
#AsianGames: Sarjubala advances to quarterfinals in boxing; Manoj, Shiva ousted
Former world silver-medalist Sarjubala Devi advanced to the quarterfinals but Manoj Kumar and Shiva Thapa were ousted after pre-quarterfinal losses in the Asian Games boxing competition in Jakarta in Indonesia today.
23 Aug 2018
#AsianGames2018: India fails first-time to reach kabaddi final, since 1990
Seven-time champion India failed to reach Asian Games men's kabaddi final for the first time after a shock 18-27 loss to Iran in the semifinals in Jakarta today.
20 Aug 2018
Vinesh Phogat becomes first Indian woman-wrestler to win Asiad gold
Vinesh Phogat today created history by becoming the first Indian woman wrestler to win a gold medal at the Asian Games, brushing aside her rivals with remarkable ease in the 50kg category in Jakarta, Indonesia.
20 Aug 2018
Asian Games: Deepak Kumar bags silver in 10m air-rifle shooting
The ongoing Asian Games at Jakarta and Palembang saw ace shooter Deepak Kumar of India win the silver medal in the 10m air rifle shooting event.
17 Aug 2018
Asian Games 2018: Air pollution in Jakarta a major concern
Indonesia are set to host the Asian Games 2018 and ahead of the mega event, air pollution in, the traffic-clogged capital, Jakarta has become a concern.
07 Aug 2018
Mirabai Chanu pulls-out of Asian Games to recover for Olympic-qualifiers
World Champion weightlifter Mirabai Chanu today pulled out of the Asian Games after failing to recover from a lower back injury, which is yet to be fully diagnosed.
22 Jul 2018
Shuttler Lakshya Sen wins Asia Junior Championship
Indian shuttler, Lakshya Sen, won the Badminton Asia Junior Championships on Sunday at Jakarta.
26 Feb 2018
Aamchi Mumbai pays its expats the highest in the world
The financial capital of India has grabbed the top spot for expat salaries in a global survey. In other words, Mumbai pays its expats the highest as compared to other cities in the world.
12 Feb 2018
These 11 cities, including Bengaluru, to run out of drinking-water
Cape Town is set to run out of drinking water on 11th May.
11 Dec 2017
Arab ministers demand America rescind Jerusalem decision
The Foreign ministers of several Arab countries have demanded that America rescind President Donald Trump's move to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
11 Dec 2017
Netanyahu: Palestine must accept reality that Jerusalem is Israel's capital
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has said that to facilitate peace, Palestinians must "get to grips with" the fact that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel.
26 Oct 2017
Blast in Indonesia fireworks factory kills 23, injures 40
A blast at a fireworks factory near Jakarta has left at least 23 dead and over 40 injured.
25 May 2017
Twin blasts strike Jakarta, 3 dead, 10 injured
3 police officers were killed and 10 people were injured in twin suicide blasts at a bust stop in eastern Jakarta. 5 police officers and 5 civilians were among the injured.
21 Dec 2016
Indonesia's postponed trial for blasphemy begins
Jakarta's governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, known as Ahok, cried in court on the first day of his blasphemy trial.
14 Dec 2016
Jakarta Governor Purnama denies allegations during blasphemy trial
Jakarta's Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama alias Ahok cried denying allegations he insulted Islam, on the first day of the blasphemy trial.