World  /  Published 21.03.19

Doomed jets lacked two safety features

As the pilots of the doomed Boeing jets in Ethiopia and Indonesia fought to control their planes, they lacked two notable safety features in their cockpits.One reason: Boeing charged extra for them.Fo...
By Hiroko Tabuchi and David Gelles/NYTNS in New York

World  /  Published 12.03.19

Countries, carriers around the globe ground the 737 Max 8

A growing number of airlines around the world have grounded their Boeing 737 Max 8 jets following the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines plane that killed 157 people on Sunday, five months after a similar...
By AP in Singapore

World  /  Published 25.10.19

Lion Air report blames flaws

The first officer told the captain that he had been called at 4am and told to work the flight, which was not on his original schedule. The captain replied that he had the flu. He coughed 15 times in t...
By New York Times News Service in Jakarta

World  /  Published 06.02.20

Race to save croc in tight spot with tyre

Conservationists in Indonesia are desperately searching for ways to save the life of a saltwater crocodile that is being slowly strangled by a rubber tyre around its neck.The reptile got its body jamm...
By The Times, London in London

World  /  Published 18.03.19

Indonesia flood, earthquake toll touches 79

The number of people killed after torrential downpours triggered flash floods and mudslides that tore through mountainside villages in Indonesia's easternmost province has climbed to 79, with dozens o...
By AP in Jayapura (Indonesia)


World  /  Published 23.12.18

220 die in Indonesia tsunami, triggered by volcano eruption

A tsunami believed to be triggered by a volcanic eruption killed more than 220 people in Indonesia during a busy holiday weekend, sweeping away hotels, hundreds of houses and a group of people attendi...
By AP in Jakarta

Business  /  Published 15.08.19

Hurdles to RCEP trade pact

Senior officials of 16 countries, including India, China and Australia, which are negotiating mega free trade agreement RCEP will meet in Indonesia next week to iron out differences in areas such as g...
By PTI in New Delhi

World  /  Published 02.10.18

Desperate bid to account for dead

Nathan, 17, had run to safety when a powerful earthquake struck his high school on Friday in Palu, on the island of Sulawesi. But he couldn’t resist going back to rescue his motorbike.He died when h...
By Fira Abdurachman, Adam Dean and Richard C. Paddock/ New York Times News Service in Indonesia

World  /  Published 29.09.18

Tsunami devastates Indonesian coast, 48 dead

BNPB has not been able to get any information from the town of Donggala, closer to the epicentre of the quake. More than 6,00,000 people live in Donggala and Palu.Chief security minister Wiranto told ...
By Reuters in Jakarta

Business  /  Published 23.07.19

Bid to raise rubber import

Rubber product makers in Bengal have demanded a relaxation of the rules to permit them to import raw natural rubber from countries like Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam through the Calcutta and Haldia ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta


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