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Tag: Jakarta

Indonesian Submarine
Missing Indonesian Submarine Found, All 53 Crew Members Dead

Jakarta: The wreckage of the missing Indonesian submarine was located on the sea floor off Bali Island with all 53 crew members aboard dead, top military officers said. The Nanggala-402…

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Jakarta Flood Death Toll Rises To 60

Jakarta: The death toll due to the floods in the Jakarta metropolitan area has increased to 60, Indonesian authorities said on Sunday, adding that many areas in the capital remain inundated. The majority of the deaths – 51 – occurred in Jakarta and its satellite cities, the Indonesian National Board for Disaster Management (BNBP) said […]

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Odisha Girl Wins Miss India International Photogenic Title

Bhubaneswar: A tribal girl from Odisha’s Koraput district has brought laurels for the State by winning the Miss India International Photogenic title at a beauty pageant in Jakarta, Indonesia recently. Santwana B Simran, who belongs to Desia tribe, an ethnic indigenous community of Koraput, won the crown by defeating 20 other contestants. She is the […]

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1 Killed, 1,000 Displaced In 6.9 Indonesia Quake

Jakarta: At least one person was killed, four others injured and 1,000 people were displaced when a 6.9 earthquake struck the strait between the Indonesian islands of Java and Sumatra, officials said on Saturday. The quake that occurred on Friday night, caused structural damage in over 100 buildings, including 58 houses and a mosque in […]

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15 killed in Indonesia landslide

Jakarta: At least 15 persons were killed in the landslide which has hit Indonesia’s Java province, authorities said. According to a government official, around 20 persons are still missing in the Monday landslide which hit Sukabumi district, burying more than 30 houses, Xinhua news agency reported on Wednesday. Rescuers are trying to recover the victims, […]

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Indonesia tsunami clue found on seabed

Jakarta: A scientific survey has found a clue to the tsunami that struck Indonesia in September that killed over 2,000 people, on the seabed, the media reported on Tuesday. Damaging waves rushed ashore after the September 28 magnitude 7.8 quake, but researchers said at the time that they were surprised by their size, the BBC […]

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Indonesian plane with 188 on board crashes off Jakarta

Jakarta: A Lion Air Boeing passenger plane carrying 188 people on board requested air control for return, minutes after taking off from here, before crashing into the sea on Monday. A rescue and search operation is underway, officials said. “Several pieces of Lion Air JT 610 aircraft that crashed in the waters of Karawang (was found),” […]

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Odia Para athletes return home to rousing welcome

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Para athletes Pramod Bhagat and Jayanti Behera who own medals for the country at Para Asian Games in Jakarta arrived in Bhubaneswar to a rousing welcome. “Earlier I had participated in two other Para Asian Games and had not achieved much success except at 2014 Para Asian Games at Incheon, South Korea where […]

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22 killed in Indonesia flash floods, landslides

Jakarta: At least 22 people including children were killed and 15 others wounded as flash floods and landslides struck West and North Sumatra provinces of Indonesia, officials said on Saturday. The disaster also destroyed 48 houses while evacuation and search operations for the missing were underway, National Disaster Management Agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said. […]

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Shuttlers win two more gold as India ends with 72 podium finishes

Jakarta: India recorded its best-ever showing by adding two more gold, a few silver and some bronze medals for a total of 72 podium finishes as the 2018 Asian Para Games drew to a close here Saturday. With 15 gold, 24 silver and 33 bronze medals, India was placed ninth in the overall tally. In […]

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Asian Para Games: Pramod Bhagat wins gold in men's singles badminton

Bhubaneswar/Jakarta: Odia shuttler Pramod Bhagat today won gold medal in men’s singles badminton event during the 2018 Asian Para Games in Indonesia’s capital Jakarta. He clinched the medal after defeating Rukaendi Ukun of Indonesia in 21-19, 15-21, 21-14 sets. Despite Ukun giving a tough fight to Bhagat, the latter managed to win the first set. […]

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Para Asian Games: Sundar Singh bags silver in javelin throw, Rinku takes bronze

Jakarta: Javelin thrower Sundar Singh Gurjar bagged silver in the men’s F46 category while Rinku settled for bronze in the same event of the 2018 Para Asian Games here on Thursday. However, it was disappointment for two-time Paralympic gold medallist Devendra Jhajharia as he finished fourth. Gurjar notched up his silver with an effort of […]

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Indonesia quake, tsunami toll climbs to 2,045

Jakarta: The death toll from the 7.5-magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami that hit Indonesia’s Sulawesi Island last month has risen to 2,045, authorities said on Wednesday. Nearly 5,000 people were estimated to be missing. The National Agency for Disaster Management said in a press conference that 1,636 were killed in Palu, the worst hit in […]

Indonesia-Earthquake
Indonesia quake, tsunami toll reaches 2,010

Jakarta: Indonesian authorities on Tuesday raised the death toll to 2,010 from the 7.5-magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami that struck Sulawesi island on September 28. The official number of missing remained 671 while it is feared that 5,000 people could be still buried under the rubble, reports Efe news. The majority of the victims, 1,601, […]

National Para Athletic Championships
Odia Para Athlete Jayanti Behera Clinches Bronze At Asian Para Games

Bhubaneswar/Jakarta: Ace para athlete from Odisha Jayanti Behera has once again brought laurels for the state by clinching bronze in 200 metres sprint event at the on-going 2018 Asian Para Games in Indonesia’s capital Jakarta. Jayanti clinched the bronze by clocking a time of 27.45 seconds behind China’s Lie Lu and Wang Yangpie who clocked […]

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Sandeep Chaudhary bags India's first gold at Para Asian Games

Jakarta: India’s wait for a gold medal at the ongoing 2018 Para Asian Games ended on Monday as javelin thrower Sandeep Chaudhary topped the men’s F42-44/61-64 event. With a best throw of 60.01 metre, which Sandeep managed in his third attempt, he clinched the yellow metal beside extending India’s medal tally to six. The silver […]

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Indonesia quake, tsunami: Aid reaches remote areas

Jakarta: Relief aid started arriving in the more remote areas of Sulawesi island in Indonesia following last week’s magnitude-7.5 earthquake and subsequent tsunami that left at least 1,500 people dead, the Red Cross said on Saturday. Assistance was being provided by local authorities and non-governmental organisations in Donggala and other cut off areas such as […]

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5 missing as tsunami hits central Indonesia after strong quakes

Jakarta: A tsunami struck off coastal areas near the Talisa beach off Indonesia’s central province of Sulawesi, leaving at least five people missing and scores of houses destroyed, said officials today. “One family in one house, five people, were missing after tsunami swept the house. The tsunami also damaged scores of houses,” an official told […]

6.1-magnitude quake strikes Indonesia

Jakarta: An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale struck Indonesia’s Sulawesi island on Friday but there were no immediate reports of casualties. The US Geological Survey put the hypocentre of the tremor at a depth of 18 km and the epicentre at a point 30.5 km north of the city of Donggala, reports Efe […]

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CM Naveen felicitates six hockey players from Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday felicitated six hockey players from Odisha who were part of the Indian teams that bagged medals in the recently-concluded Asian Games 2018 in Jakarta. At an event organised at the State Secretariat in Bhubaneswar, Patnaik gave away prize money of Rs 1 crore each to the four women […]

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Indonesia looks to host Olympics in 2032

Jakarta: Indonesia will bid to host the 2032 Summer Olympics, following its successful organisation of the 2018 Asian Games. The Indonesian Coordinating Minister for Human Development and Cultural Affairs Puan Maharani said the government will officially submit a proposal for hosting the world’s largest sports event, reports Xinhua news agency. “President Joko Widodo has officially […]

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Energy of Asia, peace for world at 18th Asiad

Jakarta: The 18th Asian Games came to a close at the Gelora Bung Karno Main Stadium here on Sunday, but the Games will be long remembered for showcasing the energy of Asia, the drive for world peace and host Indonesia’s passion. The two-week, 40-sport Asian Games has been a great athletic success, witnessing six world […]

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Asiad 2018: India beat Pakistan, take hockey bronze

Jakarta: India’s men’s hockey team defeated Pakistan 2-1 in the bronze medal playoff at the 18th Asian Games here on Saturday. Akashdeep Singh (third minute) and Harmnanpreet Singh (50th) scored for 2014 edition champions India, while Muhammad Atiq (52nd minute) scored for Pakistan.

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Asiad 2018: Amit bags gold in men's boxing

Jakarta: Indian boxer Amit Panghal edged out reigning Olympic and continental champion Hasanboy Dusmatov of Uzbekistan in a bitterly fought final to win gold in the men’s light flyweight (49 kilogram) category at the 2018 Asian Games here on Saturday. The 22-year-old earned a split decision to earn India’s only boxing gold from this year’s […]

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Asiad 2018: Varsha, Sweta win silver; Harshita takes bronze in sailing

Jakarta: Varsha Gautham and Sweta Shervegar bagged a silver medal in the 49er FX women sailing competition while Harshita Tomar settled for bronze in the Open Laser 4.7 category at the 18th Asian Games here on Friday. In the 49er FX category, Varsha and Sweta scored a total of 44 points and 40 net points […]

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