Himmat Rai shoots four-under to finish 22nd in Jakarta
Himmat Rai shoots four-under to finish 22nd in Jakarta

Himmat Rai played his best round of the week on the final day of the Ciputra Golfpreneur Tournament to finish Tied-22nd.

Chen Long beats Lee Chong Wei to retain world crown in Jakarta
Chen Long beats Lee Chong Wei to retain world crown in Jakarta

Top seed Chen Long retained his crown at the badminton world championships in Jakarta on Sunday, depriving Malaysia`s Lee Chong Wei of a gold medal in the men`s singles for a fourth successive time.

Indonesian plane carrying 54 loses contact in Papua: Officials

 An Indonesian passenger plane carrying 54 people lost contact Sunday during a flight in the easternmost province of Papua, the country`s search and research agency said. 

World Championships final: Saina Nehwal vs Carolina Marin - As it happened...

Carolina Marin beat Saina Nehwal 21-16, 21-19 to successfully defend her World Championship title.

As it happened...

Saina Nehwal creates history on India's 69th Independence Day, enters maiden World Championships final
Saina Nehwal creates history on India's 69th Independence Day, enters maiden World Championships final

A brilliant Saina Newhal on India's 69th Independence Day made short work of her Indonesian opponent Lindaweni Fanetri to become first Indian to enter the final of World Badminton Championships in Jakarta.

Jan O Jorgensen  to face Lee Chong Wei after Lin Dan upset at World Badminton Championship
Jan O Jorgensen to face Lee Chong Wei after Lin Dan upset at World Badminton Championship

Jan O. Jorgensen shattered Lin Dan`s dreams of a sixth world crown on Friday, defeating the Chinese badminton legend and booking a semi-final showdown against Malaysian superstar Lee Chong Wei in Jakarta.

World Badminton Championship: Saina Nehwal beats nemesis Wang Yihan to enter maiden semis, assured of bronze medal
World Badminton Championship: Saina Nehwal beats nemesis Wang Yihan to enter maiden semis, assured of bronze medal

Indian ace Saina Nehwal on Friday entered maiden World Badminton Championship semi-final after beating her Chinese nemesis Wang Yihan in three gruelling sets in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Chen Long pushed to the brink by Viktor Axelsen in Jakarta
Chen Long pushed to the brink by Viktor Axelsen in Jakarta

Chen Long fought off a stubborn Viktor Axelsen at the world championships Friday, with the plucky Dane pushing the top seed to the limit in an epic quarter-final showdown in Jakarta.

Indonesia court overturns controversial school abuse convictions

An Indonesian court has overturned convictions against a Canadian and an Indonesian jailed for 10 years each for sexual abuse at a prestigious Jakarta international school, a lawyer said Friday, in a case criticised as being fraught with irregularities.

World Badminton Championships: Saina advances; Kashyap stunned, Srikanth, Prannoy win
World Badminton Championships: Saina advances; Kashyap stunned, Srikanth, Prannoy win

Indian badminton ace Parupalli Kashyap suffered shock defeat, while HS Prannoy moved into the third round at the World Badminton Championships on Wednesday at Jakarta, Indonesia.

Chen Long begins world badminton title defence with ease
Chen Long begins world badminton title defence with ease

World number one Chen Long`s bid to defend his world crown got off to a strong start Wednesday with the Chinese star dismissing Estonia` Raul Must in Jakarta.

Powerful quake hits Indonesia

 A 7.2 magnitude quake rocked Papua, the easternmost province of Indonesia early Tuesday, however, there were no reports of damages or casualties, a media report said.

Five AS Roma stars denied entry to Indonesia
Five AS Roma stars denied entry to Indonesia

Five players from Italian club AS Roma will miss Saturday's friendly match in Jakarta after they were refused entry to Indonesia and forced to fly home.

Local Indonesian leaders withhold almost $20 bn in state funds before polls: Palace

Regional Indonesian leaders are withholding nearly $20 billion of government funds, including money for social assistance programmes, while they wait for the start of election campaigns in August, palace officials said on Thursday.

Indonesian anti-drugs chief warns against foreign boyfriends

Indonesia`s anti-narcotics chief Friday warned women in the country to be careful when dating foreigners, suggesting they could be tricked into becoming drug mules.

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Australia tells Indonesia to fix its borders

Australia on Monday, June 15, told Indonesia to better secure its borders in a stinging rebuke after Jakarta demanded answers to allegations Canberra paid to turn back a boat of asylum-seekers.

3,000 evacuated as Indonesia upgrades alert over volcano

Nearly 3,000 people have been evacuated from their homes after Indonesia upgraded the threat posed by a volcano on Sumatra to the highest possible level, an official said today.

India reaches out to Indonesia's Buddhist community

India has reached out to the large Buddhist community in Indonesia, which has the world`s largest Muslim population, by organising an exhibition on the Buddha.

Indonesia begins search for migrant boats

Indonesia has begun search and rescue operations for stranded migrant boats carrying Bangladeshis and ethnic Rohingya from Myanmar, an official said Sunday, after it dropped a hardline policy of refusing them sanctuary.