World  /  Published 29.10.18

Indian pilot captained Lion Air flight that crashed

Indian pilot Bhavye Suneja captained the ill-fated Indonesian plane that crashed into the sea on Monday with 188 passengers and crew on board while en-route to Pangkal pinang city, the airline said.Th...
By PTI in Jakarta

World  /  Published 29.10.18

Indonesia flight, with 189 on board, crashes into sea

A Lion Air flight with 189 people on board crashed into the sea just minutes after taking off from Indonesia’s capital on Monday in a blow to the country’s aviation safety record after the lifting...
By AP in Jakarta

World  /  Published 31.10.18

Indonesia believes to have located black box

Indonesian search and rescue workers believe an underwater “pinging” sound they have detected is from the black box of a passenger jet that crashed into the sea with 189 people on board, the count...
By Reuters in Jakarta

World  /  Published 30.10.18

Indonesia crash probe focuses on small tube

Divers scoured the Java Sea on Tuesday looking for clues that could explain why a brand new airliner fell out of the sky just moments after takeoff, killing all 189 people on board.Before Lion Air Fli...
By Russell Goldman/ NYTNS in New York

World  /  Published 28.05.20

Virus surge in Indonesia

The 1,340 Maluku Islands are a long way from anywhere. So remote are these Indonesian isles that the country’s most famous novelist was imprisoned there in a gulag that was actually an archipelago.B...
By Hannah Beech and Muktita Suhartono in New York


Opinion  /  Published 28.08.19

India leads the global spitting fraternity

It is unlikely that India has heard of Mahesh Kumar from the Amdavadi suburb of Naroda. But Mr Kumar has a serious claim to fame. Or infamy, if you will. Some months ago, the gentleman became the firs...
By Uddalak Mukherjee in

World  /  Published 04.10.18

Quake zone limps back

Electricity was restored and some shops reopened in Indonesia’s quake and tsunami-stricken city of Palu on Thursday, but the fate of many thousands of people in outlying districts was unknown nearly...
By Reuters in Indonesia

World  /  Published 28.09.18

Quakes rock Indonesia, houses damaged

Powerful earthquakes jolted the Indonesian island of Sulawesi on Friday, destroying houses and killing at least one person. An official said widespread damage was expected and urged people to stay out...
By AP in Jakarta

World  /  Published 11.03.19

Woman, suspected of killing Kim Jong-un's half brother, freed

An Indonesian woman held for two years on suspicion of killing North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's half brother was freed from custody on Monday after Malaysian prosecutors unexpectedly dropped the murd...
By AP in Shah Alam (Malaysia)

World  /  Published 12.12.19

Oldest cave painting found in Sulawesi

A cave painting found on Indonesia’s island of Sulawesi, depicting human-like figures hunting animals, appears to be the earliest known pictorial record of story-telling, according to a study by a t...
By Reuters and New York Times News Service in Jakarta


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