Thursday, Jan 27, 2022


Death Toll Reaches 81 In Indonesia Earthquake, Aid Effort Intensifies In Mamuju-Majene

Jan 18, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The disaster agency informed that the evacuees are in dire need of basic necessities like blankets, mats, tents, baby food and medical services

Indonesia Earthquake: Rescue Teams Find More Bodies, Clear Roads; Death Toll Reaches 56

Jan 17, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

A magnitude 6.2 earthquake struck Indonesia's Sulawesi Island on Friday leaving thousands of people homeless and over 800 injured

Indonesia Earthquake: Power Outages, Damaged Roads Hamper Rescue Operations

A magnitude 6.2 earthquake struck Indonesia's Sulawesi Island on Friday killing 42 people and leaving hundreds homeless and injured.

At Least 42 Dead As Indonesia Quake Topples Homes, Buildings

Jan 15, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The magnitude 6.2 quake in Indonesia killed 42 people and injuring 600.

Earthquake Of Magnitude 6.2 Hits Indonesia, Kills 3

The magnitude 6.2 quake early Friday was centered 36 kilometers (22 miles) south of West Sulawesi province's Mamuju district, at a depth of 18 kilometers.

13 January, 2021

Indonesia Plane Crash: Divers Hunt For Jet’s Cockpit Voice Recorder

Associated Press (AP)

Sriwijaya Air Flight 182 crashed into the Java Sea on Saturday minutes after taking off from Jakarta

12 January, 2021

Indonesia Plane Crash: Divers Recover Black Box From Java Sea

Associated Press (AP)

The recovery of the device is expected to help investigators determine what caused Sriwijaya Air Flight 182 to nosedive into the ocean shortly after takeoff from Jakarta on Saturday.

10 January, 2021

Sriwijaya Air Flight 182 Crash: PM Modi Extends Condolences To Families Of Victims In Indonesia

Outlook Web Bureau

The Indonesian divers on Sunday located several parts of the wreckage of a Boeing 737-500 at a depth of 23 metres (75 feet) in the Java Sea.

10 January, 2021

Indonesia: 11 dead, 18 injured In Two Landslides After Heavy Rain

Associated Press (AP)

The second landslide in Cihanjuang village of West Java province occurred as rescuers were still evacuating people following the first disaster: Reports

10 January, 2021

Sriwijaya Air Flight 182: Rescuers Recover Human Remains From Java Sea, Search For Survivors Continues

Associated Press (AP)

The Indonesian jet with 62 people onboard crashed on Saturday shortly after take-off from Jakarta, officials said.

09 January, 2021

Suspected Debris Of Missing Indonesian Plane Carrying 62 Found: Reports

Associated Press (AP)

Indonesian officials say Sriwijaya Air jet lost contact with air traffic controllers after taking off from Jakarta.


07 January, 2021

Indonesia's Merapi Volcano Releases Hot Clouds, 500 Evacuated

Associated Press (AP)

Local authorities on Thursday evacuated more than 500 people living on the mountain in Magelang district on Java Island.

20 December, 2020

Will Covid Vaccine Be Halal Or 'Haraam'?

Associated Press (AP)

As companies race to develop a COVID-19 vaccine and countries scramble to secure doses, questions about the use of pork products — banned by some religious groups — has raised concerns.

16 December, 2020

Bali Attack: Main Suspect Transferred To Jakarta For Investigation

Associated Press (AP)

Indonesian authorities also transferred 23 other suspected militants to the capital on Wednesday

29 November, 2020

Volcano Erupts In Eastern Indonesia, Thousands Evacuated

Associated Press (AP)

Nearly 2,800 people from 28 villages were evacuated from the slopes of Mount Ili Lewotolok in Indonesia

17 November, 2020

Spent Childhood Years Listening To Ramayana, Mahabharata: Barack Obama In Memoir


Obama says he had never been to India before his Presidential visit in 2010, but the country had 'always held a special place in my imagination'.

01 November, 2020

6.0 Magnitude Quake Jolts Indonesia

Associated Press (AP)

The epicentre was located at 234 km west of Saumlaki on Maluku province and occurred at the depth of 197 km in the Banda Sea in eastern Indonesia.


19 August, 2020

2 Strong Earthquakes Shake Western Indonesia, No Casualties Yet

Associated Press (AP)

Indonesia, a vast archipelago of 270 million people, is frequently struck by earthquakes, volcanic eruptions and tsunamis because of its location on the 'Ring of Fire,' an arc of volcanoes and fault lines in the Pacific Basin.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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