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Were Delhi's communal riots funded by Indonesian NGO?

14 Mar 2020

Were Delhi's communal riots funded by Indonesian NGO?

A link has emerged between last month's communal violence in Delhi and a non-government organization (NGO) based in Indonesia.

Nokia 6.2, Nokia 7.2 receive another certification, launch imminent

10 Aug 2019

Nokia 6.2, Nokia 7.2 receive another certification, launch imminent

HMD Global is working to introduce the Nokia 6.2 and Nokia 7.2 smartphones sometime in August itself, according to NokiaPowerUser.

Indian family steals stuff from Bali hotel; caught on video

28 Jul 2019

Indian family steals stuff from Bali hotel; caught on video

While many of us would admit to stocking up on hotel freebies (toiletries and all), an Indian family staying at a hotel in Bali, Indonesia, went a bit too far.

Top five honeymoon destinations in Asia

22 Jul 2019

Top five honeymoon destinations in Asia

Just like weddings, honeymoons are also a once-in-a-lifetime experience, and for that very reason, they must be unforgettably special.

Top five things to do in Bali

19 Jul 2019

Top five things to do in Bali

Everyone, at some point in their lives, has gushed about those Insta-perfect pictures of the magical Bali island in Indonesia.

#TravelBytes: Five best places to visit in Southeast Asia

17 Jul 2019

#TravelBytes: Five best places to visit in Southeast Asia

From beautiful beaches to surreal mountains, cultural diversity to historical significance, the South-eastern part of Asia has it all.

Couple who named son 'Google' receive gifts from tech giant

17 Jul 2019

Couple who named son 'Google' receive gifts from tech giant

An Indonesian couple named their newborn 'Google', proving that it's never too soon to set your child up for bullying at school and disappointment.

Powerful earthquake with 7.3-magnitude jolts Eastern Indonesia: Details here

14 Jul 2019

Powerful earthquake with 7.3-magnitude jolts Eastern Indonesia: Details here

A powerful earthquake with a 7.3 magnitude on Sunday hit off eastern Indonesia's remote Maluku Islands, said the United States Geological Survey (USGS). However, no tsunami warning has been issued.

Indonesian woman jailed for exposing boss' harassment. What?

06 Jul 2019

Indonesian woman jailed for exposing boss' harassment. What?

People often shift the onus of sexual misconduct onto the victim, demanding explanations, justifications, and action.

Elon Musk's Starship will fly its first mission in 2021

30 Jun 2019

Elon Musk's Starship will fly its first mission in 2021

Elon Musk's super heavy Starship, which has been in development for months, will head on for its first space mission in 2021.

Meet these women engineers who are changing the world

15 Apr 2019

Meet these women engineers who are changing the world

Today, women are having a bigger impact on the world than ever before.

Indonesia: Five unmarried couples whipped for 'amorous' activities, hundreds watch

21 Mar 2019

Indonesia: Five unmarried couples whipped for 'amorous' activities, hundreds watch

Hundreds of spectators gathered outside a mosque in Banda-Aceh, as five unmarried couples got whipped by a masked sharia officer.

How 27-year-old Ankiti Bose built a $1bn fashion start-up

13 Feb 2019

How 27-year-old Ankiti Bose built a $1bn fashion start-up

On Tuesday, Singapore-based online fashion retail site Zilingo Pte raised $226mn to fund its expansion to Australia, Indonesia, and the Philippines.

Indonesia: British woman jailed for slapping immigration official

06 Feb 2019

Indonesia: British woman jailed for slapping immigration official

On Wednesday, an Indonesian court sentenced a British woman to six months in prison for slapping an immigration officer in the face after an argument over a fine for overstaying.

Indonesia: Durian, 'smelliest' fruit globally, getting sold at Rs. 71,000

31 Jan 2019

Indonesia: Durian, 'smelliest' fruit globally, getting sold at Rs. 71,000

In a bizarre news, a rare foul-smelling durian fruit variety was sold for nearly 14mn rupiah (Rs. 71, 546) in Indonesia.

Indonesia Masters: Saina Nehwal wins title after Carolina Marin retires

27 Jan 2019

Indonesia Masters: Saina Nehwal wins title after Carolina Marin retires

Indian badminton ace Saina Nehwal pocketed the Indonesia Masters 2019 title after her opponent Carolina Marin pulled out of the match due to an injury.

6.9 magnitude quake shakes southern Philippines, tsunami threat possible

29 Dec 2018

6.9 magnitude quake shakes southern Philippines, tsunami threat possible

A 6.9-magnitude earthquake struck off the southern Philippine island of Mindanao today, said US Geological Survey (USGS), adding that a tsunami threat was possible for parts of the Philippines and neighboring Indonesia.

Indonesia: Tsunami kills 281, injures 1016; more deadly waves feared

24 Dec 2018

Indonesia: Tsunami kills 281, injures 1016; more deadly waves feared

On Saturday, giant waves crashed the Indonesian islands of Java and Sumatra killing 281 and injuring 1,016. But the woes of the locals are far from over as weather officials have warned more deadly tsunamis could strike the coasts.

Tsunami, triggered by volcano, kills 43 in Indonesia

23 Dec 2018

Tsunami, triggered by volcano, kills 43 in Indonesia

In the Indonesian islands of Java and Sumatra, a tsunami believed to have been triggered by volcanic activity killed 43 and injured nearly 600, the country's disaster management agency said on Sunday.

WizPhone is a Rs. 500 phone, but not by Google

07 Dec 2018

WizPhone is a Rs. 500 phone, but not by Google

Fact-checking, they say, is the first step in journalism. And in the day-and-age of social media and fake news, getting the facts right is all the more crucial.

#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.

ASUS ZenFone Max Pro M2: Specifications, design and launch

23 Nov 2018

ASUS ZenFone Max Pro M2: Specifications, design and launch

Recently, ASUS Indonesia tweeted to confirm that its latest mid-range smartphone, the ZenFone Max Pro M2, will launch on December 11.

Indonesia keen to buy sugar from India; seeks duty cut

21 Nov 2018

Indonesia keen to buy sugar from India; seeks duty cut

Indonesia is interested in buying sugar from India but wants the latter to cut import-duty on refined palm oil and the sweetener substantially to 45% and 5%, respectively, according to sources.

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.

#LionAirCrash: Pilot of ill-fated flight was from Delhi

29 Oct 2018

#LionAirCrash: Pilot of ill-fated flight was from Delhi

Bhavye Suneja, a resident of New Delhi's Mayur Vihar, was the captain of the ill-fated Lion Air Flight JT-610 that crashed into the sea with 188 people on board.

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.

Indonesia: Four arrested for selling babies on Instagram, WhatsApp

13 Oct 2018

Indonesia: Four arrested for selling babies on Instagram, WhatsApp

In what would count as a case of modern day slavery, four people in Indonesia have been arrested for allegedly buying and selling babies on Instagram and WhatsApp as part of a human trafficking operation.

#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.

#IndonesiaQuakeTsunami: Death toll reaches 1,944, number expected to rise

08 Oct 2018

#IndonesiaQuakeTsunami: Death toll reaches 1,944, number expected to rise

Nearly 2,000 bodies have been recovered from Palu since an earthquake and tsunami struck the Indonesian city, an official said today, warning the number would rise with thousands still missing.

Indonesia: Death toll from quake-tsunami hits 1,763; over 5,000 missing

07 Oct 2018

Indonesia: Death toll from quake-tsunami hits 1,763; over 5,000 missing

Indonesia is still reeling from the tragic twin disaster that struck on September 28.

Indonesia quake-tsunami: Last-ditch search for survivors as death-toll crosses 1,500

05 Oct 2018

Indonesia quake-tsunami: Last-ditch search for survivors as death-toll crosses 1,500

Search teams made desperate last-ditch efforts today to find survivors, a week on from Indonesia's devastating quake-tsunami that killed more than 1,500 people.

India launches 'Operation Samudra Maitri' to help tsunami-hit Indonesia

03 Oct 2018

India launches 'Operation Samudra Maitri' to help tsunami-hit Indonesia

India has launched a massive operation to provide assistance to the earthquake-tsunami victims in Indonesia, dispatching two aircraft and three naval ships carrying relief material to the country, Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said today.

Indonesia earthquake-tsunami: Rescue ramps up, dozens of students found dead

02 Oct 2018

Indonesia earthquake-tsunami: Rescue ramps up, dozens of students found dead

The bodies of dozens of students have been pulled from the landslide-swamped church in Indonesia's Sulawesi island, officials said as an international effort to help nearly 200,000 increasingly desperate Indonesian quake-tsunami victims ground into gear.

Indonesia: Toll after devastating earthquake and tsunami climbs to 1,234

02 Oct 2018

Indonesia: Toll after devastating earthquake and tsunami climbs to 1,234

The death toll after earthquake and tsunami hit the Indonesian island of Sulawesi has climbed to 1,234, the national disaster mitigation agency confirmed on Tuesday.

Indonesia quake-tsunami: Mass burials to begin as toll tops 800

01 Oct 2018

Indonesia quake-tsunami: Mass burials to begin as toll tops 800

Mass graves were being readied today for hundreds of victims of an Indonesian quake-tsunami as authorities battled to stave off diseases and reach desperate people still trapped under shattered buildings.

PM Modi offers condolences to Indonesia after deadly earthquake, tsunami

30 Sep 2018

PM Modi offers condolences to Indonesia after deadly earthquake, tsunami

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday condoled the loss of lives in tsunami after a deadly earthquake which hit parts of Indonesia, saying India stands with its maritime neighbor in this difficult hour.

Indonesia: Deadly quake and tsunami leave 832 dead

30 Sep 2018

Indonesia: Deadly quake and tsunami leave 832 dead

The death toll in Indonesia saw a momentous climb as reportedly 832 people have lost their lives after the earthquake and tsunami.

Indonesia: Quake, tsunami kill over 380, injure 350

29 Sep 2018

Indonesia: Quake, tsunami kill over 380, injure 350

More than 380 people have died and 350 have been injured after earthquake and tsunami jolted the Indonesian island Sulawesi, BBC reports.

Earthquake jolts Central Sulawesi in Indonesia, no casualties reported

28 Sep 2018

Earthquake jolts Central Sulawesi in Indonesia, no casualties reported

A 7.7 magnitude earthquake jolted the Indonesian island of Sulawesi today, but no damage or casualties were immediately reported.

Indonesia suspends top football league after a fan's death

26 Sep 2018

Indonesia suspends top football league after a fan's death

The Indonesian football story isn't going down well since quite sometime.