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Eyeing Asian Games comeback, Dipa Karmakar heads to Moscow for training

Eyeing Asian Games comeback, Dipa Karmakar heads to Moscow for training

Injured Indian gymnast Dipa Karmakar will head to Moscow for a month-long training stint as she sets her sights on a successful return at the Asian Games in Jakarta from August 18-September 2, her coach Bisweshwar Nandi said on Saturday.

Mar 31, 2018, 21:09 PM IST
Indian boxers claim 5 gold medals at Asian Games Test event

Indian boxers claim 5 gold medals at Asian Games Test event

 Indian boxers packed a heavy punch at the Asian Games Test event, signing off with five gold, a silver and four bronze medals in Jakarta on Thursday.

Feb 15, 2018, 16:51 PM IST
Sania Mirza confident of winning 2018 Asian Games medal despite injury

Sania Mirza confident of winning 2018 Asian Games medal despite injury

Sania, regarded as India's best ever women's tennis player, has achieved at least one medal at every Asiad meet since 2006 and hopes this year's games in Indonesia will be no different.

Feb 14, 2018, 20:24 PM IST
Six Indian boxers in final of Asian Games Test event

Six Indian boxers in final of Asian Games Test event

Meanwhile, four others settled for bronze medals to round off a reasonably good day for India in Jakarta.

Feb 14, 2018, 19:30 PM IST
India win 4 athletics gold on Day 3 of Asian Games test event

India win 4 athletics gold on Day 3 of Asian Games test event

Indians clinched gold in all the four events contested on the third day of the Asian Games athletics test event even as Suriya Longanathan made a 'solo run' in women's 5000m here on Tuesday. She was the only one to turn up for the race at the Gelora Bung Karno Main Stadium.

Feb 13, 2018, 22:15 PM IST
Indonesia Masters: Saina Nehwal sinks PV Sindhu to sail into semis

Indonesia Masters: Saina Nehwal sinks PV Sindhu to sail into semis

Saina, who is coming back from an ankle injury, overcame Sindhu 21-13, 21-19 in an all-Indian women's singles quarterfinal clash.

Jan 26, 2018, 17:38 PM IST
Dismal start for Indian shuttlers at Indonesia Masters

Dismal start for Indian shuttlers at Indonesia Masters

India witnessed a dismal start at the Indonesia Masters as none of the shuttlers could cross the qualifying stage at the USD 350,000 World Tour Super 500 tournament, here on Tuesday.

Jan 23, 2018, 21:45 PM IST
Thousands protest in Jakarta against Donald Trump's Jerusalem move

Thousands protest in Jakarta against Donald Trump's Jerusalem move

Demonstrators -- many in white Islamic robes and skullcaps -- gathered outside the US embassy in the world`s most populous Muslim-majority country to vent their anger against the unilateral decision.

Dec 10, 2017, 16:58 PM IST
Indonesia to open first contemporary art gallery

Indonesia to open first contemporary art gallery

Indonesia`s first international gallery of contemporary art opens Saturday, bringing together works by Ai Weiwei, Mark Rothko and Indonesian masters in a freeflowing modern space overlooking the Jakarta skyline.

Nov 03, 2017, 16:01 PM IST
Indonesia fireworks factory explosions kill 47, injure dozens

Indonesia fireworks factory explosions kill 47, injure dozens

At least 47 people have been killed and dozens more injured in a blaze that tore through a fireworks factory outside Jakarta, police said on Thursday triggering explosions and sending plumes of black smoke into the air.

Oct 26, 2017, 18:38 PM IST

Leader of Indonesia attack plot gets 11 years in prison

At the same sentencing hearing, a co-conspirator, who received six years in prison, shook his fist in the air and shouted "God is Great."

Sep 20, 2017, 20:04 PM IST

Indonesian court jails ex-judge for eight years in graft case

A former Indonesian Constitutional Court judge was jailed for eight years on Monday for accepting bribes to influence court rulings, the state news agency Antara reported.

Sep 04, 2017, 18:45 PM IST

Taiwan protests Indonesia deportations of suspects to China

Taiwan issued a protest to Beijing Thursday over a decision by Indonesia to deport 22 Taiwanese fraud suspects to China, the latest such deportation to hit the island amid frosty cross-strait ties.

Aug 03, 2017, 22:57 PM IST
More attacks likely in Southeast Asia after Marawi: Report

More attacks likely in Southeast Asia after Marawi: Report

The Philippines military has defended the use of air strikes in its offensive, noting that militant snipers positioned on top of buildings made it difficult for ground troops to make headway in the dense urban environment.

Jul 21, 2017, 17:21 PM IST

Indonesia bans Hizbut group that seeks global caliphate

The Indonesian government today banned Hizbut Tahrir, an organisation that wants to establish a global caliphate, under a new presidential decree criticised as draconian by rights groups.

Jul 19, 2017, 11:06 AM IST
Asserting sovereignty, Indonesia renames part of South China Sea

Asserting sovereignty, Indonesia renames part of South China Sea

Indonesia renamed the northern reaches of its exclusive economic zone in the South China Sea as the North Natuna Sea on Friday, the latest act of resistance by Southeast Asian nations to China`s territorial ambitions in the maritime region. 

Jul 14, 2017, 16:08 PM IST

Five die in Indonesia plane crash

The plane was flying from Wamena to Derakma.

 

Jul 06, 2017, 14:16 PM IST

Plane with five aboard reported missing in Indonesia's Papua

Flying is one of the main transportation means in the mountainous and jungle clad easternmost provinces of Papua and West Papua. 

Jul 05, 2017, 15:00 PM IST

10 injured as volcano erupts on Indonesia's main Java island

Some 142 people were reportedly asphyxiated in 1979 when the volcano spewed gases. 

 

Jul 02, 2017, 16:59 PM IST

Suspected militant shot dead after stabbing Indonesian policemen

The attacker had just finished praying with several policemen and other worshippers on Friday night when he stabbed the two officers and screamed 'infidel', said national police spokesman Rikwanto, who like many Indonesians goes by one name. 

Jul 01, 2017, 09:28 AM IST