Indonesia

Indonesia church bombing: Suspected suicide bombers hit Sunday Mass, 14 wounded

Two suspected suicide bombers attacked a Catholic church in the Indonesian city of Makassar on Sunday, wounding fourteen people on the first day of the Easter Holy Week, officials said.

Mar 28, 2021, 20:00 PM IST

Indonesian village turns red as floods hit batik factory- See pic

Thousands of users on Twitter shared photos and videos of the village south of Pekalongan city in Central Java being flooded by crimson-coloured water, which some social media users said reminded them of blood. It is common for rivers in Pekalongan to turn different colours due to the presense of batik factories in the region.

Feb 07, 2021, 00:10 AM IST

India stands with Indonesia in this hour of grief: PM Narendra Modi after 'Sriwijaya Air' plane crash

The Boeing 737-500 had 62 passengers and crew on board (including seven children and three babies).

Jan 10, 2021, 15:59 PM IST

Indonesia finds body parts, debris, detects emergency signal of crashed jet

Indonesia detected signals that could come from a flight recorder of a Sriwijaya Air jet that crashed into the sea.

Jan 10, 2021, 12:38 PM IST

Indonesia's 'Sriwijaya Air' plane crashes within minutes after taking off from Jakarta

Rescue agency Basarnas said it would send a team to the Thousand Islands area to help in the search for victims after the crash of Sriwijaya Air SJ 182.

Jan 09, 2021, 22:16 PM IST

Indonesian 'Sriwijaya Air' plane 'SJ182' loses contact after taking off from Jakarta

The aircraft is a 27-year-old Boeing 737-500, according to registration details included in the tracking data.

Jan 09, 2021, 16:57 PM IST

DNA: Man becomes millionaire overnight after meteorite crashes in his house

The Hindi proverb about through-the-roof blessing from God literally came true for an Indonesian man who became an overnight millionaire as a meteorite crashed through his roof. The man with the meteorite, is a humble coffin maker. Selling the meteorite has made him immensely rich literally overnight to the extent that he can easily live his life without having to pursue his current line of work.

Nov 21, 2020, 00:14 AM IST

Man becomes millionaire overnight after meteorite fell from the sky

A man became a millionaire overnight when a meteorite worth Rs 10 crore crashed through the tin roof of his house.

Nov 19, 2020, 13:53 PM IST

Indonesia's Mount Sinabung volcano erupts, spews huge ash cloud 5 km into the sky

An Indonesian volcano spewed a giant ash cloud 5 km (3.1 miles) into the sky on Monday in its second eruption in three days, emitting a thunderous noise and turning the sky dark, authorities and witnesses said.

Aug 10, 2020, 17:14 PM IST

6.6 magnitude earthquake strikes Indonesia

An earthquake of magnitude 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Indonesia's Java island early Tuesday, the United States Geological Survey said. 

Jul 07, 2020, 11:15 AM IST

Centre to blacklist 800 Indonesian Tablighi Jamaat preachers for violating visa rules during coronavirus lockdown

The Union Home Ministry has decided to blacklist around 800 preachers from Indonesia for violating the visa rules. 

Mar 31, 2020, 11:20 AM IST

Indonesia floods death toll rises to 43; over 60,000 displaced

Heavy rains have been lashing Greater Jakarta since New Year`s Eve. The ensuing floods were further aggravated after several rivers burst banks. 

Jan 03, 2020, 13:47 PM IST

Indonesia Foreign Minister arrives to India on 2-day visit, to hold talks on Indo-Pacific region

Indonesian foreign minister Retno L. P. Marsudi arrived in Delhi on Friday on a two-day visit to attend the combined session of the Indian Ocean Dialogue and the Delhi Dialogue XI.

Dec 13, 2019, 07:26 AM IST

Jennifer Lawrence-Cooke Maroney off to a super-expensive honeymoon

The couple exchanged vows at a star-studded ceremony at Belcourt Mansion in Newport, Rhode Island, in October.

Nov 06, 2019, 18:58 PM IST

One dead after earthquake of magnitude 6.8 hits Indonesia, no tsunami risk

Disaster officials said the early morning quake, initially measured at a magnitude of 6.8, woke residents of towns such as the provincial capital of Ambon, about 40 km (25 miles) from the epicentre, but the geophysics agency ruled out a tsunami.

Sep 26, 2019, 06:33 AM IST

Indonesia raises minimum age of women for marriage

There was unanimous agreement on the revision to the country's existing marriage law, according to a statement on Indonesia's House of Representatives' website.

Sep 18, 2019, 16:07 PM IST

Indonesia unveils new capital site on Borneo island to replace overcrowded Jakarta

The as-yet unnamed new $33-billion capital is one of the regions least prone to the natural disasters.

Aug 27, 2019, 14:59 PM IST

7.4 magnitude earthquake hits Indonesia's west coast, tsunami warning issued

A strong earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale has struck the west coast of Indonesia on Friday, according to the United States Geological Survey.

Aug 02, 2019, 18:30 PM IST

Grab to invest $2 billion in Indonesia using funds from SoftBank

The investment will go toward creating a next-generation transportation network and transforming how critical services, like healthcare, are delivered, Grab said in a statement.

Jul 29, 2019, 13:03 PM IST

7.3 magnitude earthquake strikes Eastern Indonesia, no tsunami warning issued

Indonesia's meteorology agency said that there is no tsunami potential from the quake. 

Jul 14, 2019, 16:05 PM IST