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Indonesia Raises Semeru Volcano Alert, Fears Avalanche Of Lava

Dec 18, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

According to Indonesia's geological agency, the volcanic activities started increasing from Saturday and it could trigger an avalanche of lava and searing gas. About 8 million cubic meters of sand from the volcano's crater has already clogged the Besuk Kobokan river.

Myanmar: Public's Cries For Gas Sanctions Grows Thunderous To Stop Military Funding

Dec 16, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Myanmar: The United Nations' top expert on human rights in the country said millions of people across the country are imposing personal sanctions by withholding taxes, refusing to pay power bills and boycotting products linked to the military.


Indonesia: 7.3 Magnitude Earthquake Jolts Island Nation; ‘No Tsunami Threat’

Indonesia was hit by powerful earthquake of 7.3 magnitude that had raised fears of Tsunami across the island nation. However, the country’s officials have said the earlier earthquake ‘no longer has a tsunami potential’.

US To Expand Its Military, Economic Relationships In Asia: Antony Blinken

Dec 14, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

US will forge alliances with its partners in Asia to push back China's increasing assertiveness in the Indo-Pacific region, said US Secretary of State Antony Blinken.


Small Plane Crashes In Indonesia's Papua, Search Operations On To Rescue Crew

A search and rescue team has moved to the area to try to determine the conditions of the plane's three crew members and the best way to evacuate them, Timika rescue agency Chief George Leo Mercy Randang said.

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09 September, 2021

Most Populous Muslim Country Indonesia Urges Taliban To Respect Women Rights

Associated Press (AP)

Indonesia has urged Taliban not to allow Afghanistan become a breeding ground for extremist activities.


08 September, 2021

Massive Indonesia Prison Fire Kills 41 Inmates, 80 Hospitalised

Associated Press (AP)

The fires had been extinguished for about two hours and hundreds of police and soldiers were deployed around the prison to prevent prisoners from escaping, Jakarta Police Chief Fadil Imran told reporters


04 August, 2021

Indonesia Surpasses 100,000 Deaths Amid New Virus Wave

Associated Press (AP)

It took 14 months for Indonesia to exceed the 50,000 death mark at the end of May, and just over nine weeks to double it.


03 July, 2021

Indonesia Struggles With Covid-19 Surge Amid Slow Vaccine Rollout

Associated Press (AP)

Inadequate global supply, complicated geography of the world's largest archipelago nation, and hesitancy among some Indonesians stand as major roadblocks in combating COVID-19 surge


21 June, 2021

Indonesia’s Covid Caseload Breaches Two Million Mark

Associated Press (AP)

Indonesia has also reported more than 54,950 Covid deaths


01 February, 2021

Explained: Why Is The Military Taking Control In Myanmar?

Associated Press (AP)

Here are some possible reasons why the military has taken over now


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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.


13 January, 2020

BWF Indonesia Masters Preview: Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu Expected To Face Off In Second Round

PTI

Both the Indian shuttlers are expected to overcome their respective first-round opponents -- Aya Ohori for PV Sindhu and Sayaka Takahashi for Saina Nehwal -- and cross swords in what would be their fifth encounter at the international stage


03 January, 2020

Indonesia Flood Rescuers Hunt For Missing After 43 Killed

AFP

Around a dozen people were still unaccounted for after record rains that started on New Year's Eve pounded Jakarta and left swathes of the megalopolis, home to some 30 million, under water and with thousands homeless.


26 August, 2019

Amid Concerns Over Jakarta's Future, Indonesia Picks Eastern Borneo Island For New Capital

AFP

Jakarta, first established by Dutch colonists nearly 500 years ago, is one of the fastest-sinking cities on earth


16 August, 2019

Sinking City: Indonesia's Capital On Brink Of Disaster

AFP

Decades of uncontrolled and excessive depletion of groundwater reserves, rising sea-levels, and increasingly volatile weather patterns mean swathes of it have already started to disappear.


20 July, 2019

Indonesia Open Badminton 2019 Final, Live Streaming: When And Where To Watch PV Sindhu Vs Akane Yamaguchi Match

Outlook Web Bureau

PV Sindhu Vs Chen Yufei: Here's everything you need to know about the women's singles final of the Indonesia Open Badminton 2019 -- live streaming, TV telecast, head-to-head, etc


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20 July, 2019

Indonesia Open 2019: Brilliant PV Sindhu Humbles Second Seed Chen Yu Fei Of China, Enters Final

Outlook Web Bureau

PV Sindhu, who is eyeing her first title of the season, meets Japan's Akane Yamaguchi in the final of the Indonesia Open


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.

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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.

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

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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.

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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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