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Aid helicopter crash kills 8 after Indonesian volcano erupts

A rescue helicopter crashed while heading to help evacuate residents near an active volcano on Indonesia's main island, killing all eight people on board, officials said on Monday.

Jul 03, 2017, 08:50 AM IST

26 dead, 19 missing in Indonesian landslides, floods: Official

The death toll from devastating floods and landslides in Indonesia has risen to 26, an official said Thursday, with hopes fading for 19 others still missing.

Sep 22, 2016, 09:42 AM IST
RAW footage Caution: Speeding train runs over man as he lay on rail track – WATCH

RAW footage Caution: Speeding train runs over man as he lay on rail track – WATCH

This gory video shows a man lies down on a rail track as a speeding train runs him over – just Shocking

Aug 25, 2016, 17:36 PM IST
Nearly 50 die in Indonesia landslides, authorities warn of more rain

Nearly 50 die in Indonesia landslides, authorities warn of more rain

Indonesian authorities raced on Monday to rescue victims of landslides and flash floods caused by torrential rain at the weekend that killed nearly 50 people and left many missing in the main island of Java. 

Jun 20, 2016, 14:48 PM IST

Dozens of pilot whales stranded in Indonesia, eight dead

Eight pilot whales have died after a mass stranding on the coast of Indonesia's main island of Java that sparked a major rescue operation, an official said today.

Jun 16, 2016, 10:38 AM IST

Spurious liquor kills over 2 dozen in Indonesia's Java

More than two dozen Indonesians have died after drinking bootleg alcohol in central Java, police said Monday.

Feb 08, 2016, 12:06 PM IST
Terror attacks loom as Indonesian trio vie for Islamic State glory

Terror attacks loom as Indonesian trio vie for Islamic State glory

A crackdown in the wake of January`s gun and suicide assault on the Indonesian capital has uncovered a complex web of small militant cells.

Feb 05, 2016, 10:17 AM IST

Indonesia detains `IS-linked` militants planning attacks

Indonesian police have arrested three militants with links to the Islamic State group who were planning to launch bomb attacks during independence day celebrations next week, police and sources said Friday. 

Aug 14, 2015, 17:04 PM IST

6.0-magnitude earthquake strikes off Indonesia: USGS

 A strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck off the Indonesian island of Java Sunday, the US Geological Survey reported, but local officials said there was no risk of a tsunami.

Jul 26, 2015, 15:39 PM IST

Four dead, nine missing following Indonesian landslide

Four people were killed and nine others remain missing after a landslide buried homes on Indonesia`s main island of Java, an official said Wednesday.

May 06, 2015, 11:01 AM IST

Crowded bus overturns in western Indonesia, killing 16

Police say a crowded bus overturned on a toll road on Indonesia's main island of Java and 16 people were killed.

Feb 20, 2015, 23:13 PM IST

Doomed AirAsia jet's climb echoes Air France disaster

Revelations that AirAsia Flight QZ8501 climbed too fast before stalling and plunging into the sea point to "striking" similarities between the Java Sea accident and the 2009 crash of an Air France jet, analysts said on Wednesday.

Jan 21, 2015, 23:00 PM IST

AirAsia jet's alarms 'screaming' before crash: investigator

Warning alarms in AirAsia flight QZ8501 were "screaming" as the pilots desperately tried to stabilise the plane just before it plunged into the Java Sea last month, a crash investigator said Wednesday.

Jan 21, 2015, 18:03 PM IST

AirAsia crash highlights perils of region`s crowded skies

Caught in stormy weather, the pilot of AirAsia Flight QZ8501 requested to climb to a higher altitude but was not immediately granted permission due to heavy traffic. Soon afterwards, the jet disappeared off the radar. 

Jan 18, 2015, 07:48 AM IST

Indonesian landslide death toll rises to 56

Indonesian rescuers dug through mud with shovels and their bare hands for a third day Monday in the hunt for dozens of people still missing after a landslide engulfed a village, as the death toll rose to 56.

Dec 15, 2014, 10:22 AM IST
Indonesia landslides death toll rises to 19, scores still missing

Indonesia landslides death toll rises to 19, scores still missing

Rescuers found two more bodies Saturday evening, bringing the death toll to 19 in landslides in Indonesia`s Java island.

Dec 13, 2014, 08:17 AM IST

Australian researcher discovers first artwork by early human

An Australian researcher has discovered what is believed to be the first artwork created by a human.

Dec 04, 2014, 17:16 PM IST
Indonesian teams get red card after five own goals

Indonesian teams get red card after five own goals

Two Indonesian teams have been disqualified from an end-of-season tournament after five own goals were scored in a single match, an official said Wednesday, as both sides sought to lose in a bid to avoid facing a team reportedly backed by gangsters.

Oct 29, 2014, 20:03 PM IST

Boat carrying wedding guests goes missing in Indonesia

A boat carrying about 20 Indonesians to a wedding on the resort island of Bali has gone missing after breaking down, officials said on Tuesday.

Oct 07, 2014, 18:25 PM IST
Soon, improved video game to teach kids how to code

Soon, improved video game to teach kids how to code

Computer scientists in the US have received $50,000 on Kickstarter - a funding platform for creative projects - for a new and improved version of CodeSpells, a first-person player game they developed that teaches children how to code.

Sep 11, 2014, 14:53 PM IST