Jakarta flood death toll rises to 60; over 92,000 homeless

The majority of the deaths - 51 - occurred in Jakarta and its satellite cities, the Indonesian National Board for Disaster Management (BNBP) said in its latest statement.

Jan 05, 2020, 14:46 PM 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

Indonesian opposition set to challenge election result in court

President Joko Widodo won 55.5% of votes in the poll to lead the world`s third-biggest democracy, beating retired general Prabowo, who got 44.5%. 

May 24, 2019, 13:47 PM IST

Indonesia floods, landslides kill at least 29

More than a dozen people were missing after the rain hit the province of Bengkulu, on the southwest side of Sumatra, on Friday and Saturday, the agency said.

Apr 29, 2019, 14:41 PM IST

Indonesia finds second black box from crashed plane

The Boeing 737 Max 8 Lion Air plane had crashed on October 28 into the Java sea at a great speed, minutes after taking off from the Jakarta airport.

Jan 14, 2019, 11:05 AM IST

15 killed in Indonesia landslide

The loose soil texture, heavy rainfall and unstable earth conditions was blamed for the disaster.

Jan 02, 2019, 11:39 AM IST

Indonesia bids spectacular farewell to Asian Games

Indonesia's love for Bollywood was also on full display as singer Siddharth Slathia and Denada sang popular numbers 'Koi Mil Gaya', 'Kuch Kuch Hota Hain' and 'Jai Ho'.

Sep 02, 2018, 22:39 PM IST

India's 69 medals in Asian Games 2018 promises bright future

The best-ever medal haul at the 2018 Asian Games is a leap forward for Indian sport after the Commonwealth Games medal spurt.

Sep 02, 2018, 18:06 PM IST

Asian Games 2018: Young and old make hay in fitting finale to India's campaign

India equalled its best gold medal haul by touching 15, something that last happened back in 1951, and the overall tally surpassed the 65 in Guangzhou by three this time.

Sep 01, 2018, 20:10 PM IST

Asian Games 2018: Indian women's team loses in Squash final to Hong Kong, settles for second straight silver

Sunayna Kuruvilla and India number one Joshna Chinappa lost their respective singles as the team suffered its second defeat.

Sep 01, 2018, 15:51 PM IST

Joshna Chinappa fires Indian women's team to final, men settle for bronze

Joshna Chinappa upstaged eight-time world champion Nicol David as the Indian women's squash team outplayed defending champions Malaysia 2-0 to enter its second successive Asian Games final here on Friday.

Aug 31, 2018, 18:15 PM IST

Asian Games 2018: Swapna Barman's mother awaits daugher's golden homecoming

Indian heptathlete Swapna Barman's mother will finally get to see her daughter after her historic gold medal-winning feat at the Asian Games in Jakarta on Wednesday. 

Aug 29, 2018, 21:51 PM IST

India shine at Asian Games 2018: In pics

So far, India have hosted the Asian Games twice, once in 1951 and the second time in 1982.

Aug 27, 2018, 15:37 PM IST

Asian Games 2018: 15-year-old Shardul Vihan bags Silver medal for India in Double Trap event

Vihan is the youngest athlete in the contingent. He lost to the North Korean shooter Shin Hyunwoo. 

Aug 23, 2018, 15:10 PM IST

Asian Games 2018: Virdhawal Khade, Srihari Natraj advance to finals with new national records

Khade clocked 24.09sec to top Heat 2 in 50m butterfly and was placed fifth overall while Natraj moved to the final in 200m backstroke with a timing of 2:02.97 placing him seventh overall.

Aug 23, 2018, 11:36 AM IST

Asian Games 2018: Indian gymnasts disappoint, finish 7th in team event final

Indian women gymnasts finished seventh in the team event final at the Asian Games here on Wednesday.

Aug 22, 2018, 22:19 PM IST

Asian Games 2018: In best-ever show in Wushu, India clinch 4 medals

Indian players lost their semifinal bouts to settle for bronze medals in Wushu.

Aug 22, 2018, 22:00 PM IST

Asian Games 2018: Indian contingent reaches Jakarta; eye Asiad glory

The Indian contingent on Saturday has reached Jakarta for the 18th Asian Games. The contingent consists of 804 athletes and officials.

Aug 18, 2018, 16:00 PM IST