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Indonesia intensifies search for crashed Sriwijaya Air's black boxes

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.

Indonesia: Passenger plane with over 50 onboard missing after take-off

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.

PV Sindhu settles for silver in Indonesia Open

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.

PV Sindhu overcomes Chen Yufei in semis of Indonesia Open

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.

#LionAirCrash: Body of Indian pilot who captained the flight identified

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.

Lion air crash: Indonesian diver dies during search operation

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.

Indonesia: Aircraft carrying 188 crashes after take-off, survivors' details unknown

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.

Woman delivers baby mid-air on Etihad-flight, aircraft diverted to Mumbai

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.

#AsianParaGames: Javelin thrower Sandeep Chaudhary opens India's first gold account

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.

#AsianGames2018: Injured boxer Vikas can't fight semis, settles for bronze

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.

#AsianGames2018: MP CM announces Rs. 75L reward for silver-medalist Kirar

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.

#AsianGames2018: Boxer Amit Panghal enters semi-finals, assured of medal

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.

#AsianGames2018: Sindhu scripts history; gives India first-ever badminton singles silver

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.

Asian Games gold medalist Vinesh Phogat gets engaged at airport

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.

Neeraj Chopra gives India 1st javelin gold in Asiad history

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.

#AsianGames: Sarjubala advances to quarterfinals in boxing; Manoj, Shiva ousted

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.

#AsianGames2018: India fails first-time to reach kabaddi final, since 1990

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.

Vinesh Phogat becomes first Indian woman-wrestler to win Asiad gold

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.

Asian Games: Deepak Kumar bags silver in 10m air-rifle shooting

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.

Asian Games 2018: Air pollution in Jakarta a major concern

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.

Mirabai Chanu pulls-out of Asian Games to recover for Olympic-qualifiers

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.

Shuttler Lakshya Sen wins Asia Junior Championship

22 Jul 2018

Shuttler Lakshya Sen wins Asia Junior Championship

Indian shuttler, Lakshya Sen, won the Badminton Asia Junior Championships on Sunday at Jakarta.

Aamchi Mumbai pays its expats the highest in the world

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.

These 11 cities, including Bengaluru, to run out of drinking-water

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.

Arab ministers demand America rescind Jerusalem decision

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.

Netanyahu: Palestine must accept reality that Jerusalem is 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.

Blast in Indonesia fireworks factory kills 23, injures 40

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.

Twin blasts strike Jakarta, 3 dead, 10 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.

Indonesia's postponed trial for blasphemy begins

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.

Jakarta Governor Purnama denies allegations during 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.