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Rescue workers spot wreckage of small plane on Indonesian mountain


October 5th, 2012 - 4:20 am ICT by BNO News
JAYAPURA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- Indonesian rescue workers on Thursday morning spotted the wreckage of a small plane on a mountain in eastern Indonesia, police and local media said, but severe weather ... Read more...

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Indonesian girl swept away by 2004 tsunami found alive


December 22nd, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by BNO News
MEULABOH, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- An Indonesian girl who was thought to have died when a huge tsunami devastated the island of Sumatra in December 2004, has been found alive and reunited ... Read more...

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Hundreds missing as migrants’ boat sinks off Indonesia


December 18th, 2011 - 7:18 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Some 300 people went missing after an overcrowded boat carrying illegal migrants, most of them from the Middle East, sank off Indonesia's Java Island Saturday, ... Read more...

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Indonesians file lawsuit against U.S. consulate in Surabaya


December 14th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by BNO News
SURABAYA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- A group of Indonesian nationals filed a lawsuit against the United States consulate general in eastern Java on Tuesday for building a barrier and obstructing traffic on ... Read more...

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Indonesia’s first gay medical clinic opens in Bali


November 3rd, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Nov 3 (IANS/AKI) The first medical clinic for gay patients has opened in the Indonesia's tourist destination Bali.The initiative aims to serve gays, lesbians and transgenders that are ... Read more...

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Report: Three-headed baby born in Sumatra, Indonesia


October 31st, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by BNO News
BINJAI, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- A three-headed baby was reportedly born in North Sumatra, Indonesia, this weekend, medical officials told local media on Monday. The baby is not expected to survive for ... Read more...

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Bali bomb suspect Umar Petek extradited from Pakistan to Indonesia


August 11th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- Indonesia's National Police on Thursday confirmed that Bali bomb suspect Umar Petek arrived in the nation's capital after being extradited from Pakistan.National Police spokesman Inspector General Anton ... Read more...

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Indonesia’s Defense Ministry to propose $8.5 billion budget for 2012


June 2nd, 2011 - 3:26 am ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- The Defense Ministry's planning director on Wednesday said that a budget of 80 trillion Indonesian Rupiahs ($8.5 billion) for 2012 will be proposed to the Indonesian government.General ... Read more...

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Bus collision in Java, Indonesia kills 9


May 23rd, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by BNO News
MADIUN, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- At least 9 people were killed in Indonesia's Java island after a small passenger bus crashed with a truck on Sunday evening, officials said Monday.A bus operated ... Read more...

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Indonesia to prioritize geothermal energy development


May 6th, 2011 - 5:10 am ICT by BNO News
KUTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- The government of Indonesia on Thursday said it is prioritizing the use and development of geothermal energy due to its 'huge potential,' according to Indonesia's Agency for ... Read more...

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Indonesian troops prepare hostage rescue operation against Somali pirates


April 14th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- Indonesia's National Defense Forces (TNI) on Thursday announced that it is prepared to deploy security forces to rescue the 22 nationals captured by Somali pirates last month ... Read more...

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Indonesia sends police to confirm Bali bomb terrorist arrest in Pakistan


March 30th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- The government of Indonesia announced on Wednesday that a police team has been deployed to Pakistan to review the arrest of Indonesian terrorist Umar Patek, who is ... Read more...

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At least 475 houses submerged by flooding in Bali


February 24th, 2011 - 1:38 am ICT by BNO News
BALI, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- At least 475 houses on Wednesday were submerged due to the severe flooding that hit the Indonesian Island province of Bali, the Antara news agency reported,Three villages, ... Read more...

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Six people killed in religious clash in Indonesia


February 6th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by BNO News
BANTEN, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- Six followers of a minority sect declared heretical by the government died after clashing with about 1,000 Muslims in Indonesia's West Java province of Banten on Sunday, ... Read more...

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Indonesia aids Australian flash flooding with $1 million


January 17th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- The Government of Indonesia will be sending $1 million to help the relief efforts in Australia's Lockyer Valley flash flooding which has, according to the latest report, ... Read more...

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Asha Bhosle’s never heard before dance number released


December 30th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) She has crooned over 12,000 songs in 18 languages but aficionados of legendary singer Asha Bhosle can rejoice as one of her never released dance numbers from ... Read more...

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Dil Toh Baccha Hai Ji Music Is Perfect For Love Birds


December 29th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
is coming with some soulful romantic music that will be loved by the romantic listeners. Music director Pritam Chakraborty has composed eight wonderful tracks for this first ever comedy flick ... Read more...

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Love songs rule ‘Dil Toh Baccha Hai Ji’ album (IANS Music Review)


December 29th, 2010 - 10:06 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Film: "Dil Toh Baccha Hai Ji"; Music Director: Pritam Chakraborty; Lyricists: Sanjay Chhel, Neelesh Misra, Kumaar, Sayeed Quadri; Singers: Mohit Chauhan, Sonu Niigaam, Shefali Alvaris, Kunal Ganjawala, Antara Mitra and ... Read more...

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Indonesia tsunami toll rises to over 400


October 30th, 2010 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Oct 30 (IANS) The tsunami that devastated the Mentawai Islands in West Sumatra, Indonesia, has killed at least 413 people, while over 300 are still missing.Data released Saturday by the earthquake ... Read more...

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Balika Vadhu: New Girl In Jagiya’s Life


October 21st, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 21, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):  Colors’ popular show ‘Balika Vadhu’ was losing its charm after the five year leap so the makers were trying to give every possible twist and turns ... Read more...

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Pritam packs in retro feel in ‘Golmaal 3′ soundtrack (IANS Music Review)


October 14th, 2010 - 9:00 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Film: "Golmaal 3"; Music Director: Pritam Chakraborty; Lyricist: Kumaar; Singers: KK, Anushka Manchanda, Monali, Shaan, Neeraj Shridhar, Antara Mitra, Sunidhi Chauhan, Bappi Lahiri and Sudesh Bhosle; Rating: ***The "Golmaal" ... Read more...

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Road accidents claim about 130 lives in Indonesian


September 9th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Sep 9 (DPA) At least 128 people have been killed in road accidents this week as millions of Indonesians home to celebrate the Muslim festival of Eid ul-Fitr, local media reports ... Read more...

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Mega Bash for ‘Ek Poloke Ektu Dekha’ Team


September 4th, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 4, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The wildly popular Bengali TV serial "Ek Poloke Ektu Dekha' cast has a lot of reasons to celebrate. The TV show boasts of a strong star cast ... Read more...

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Thousands flee volcanic eruption in Indonesia (Lead)


August 29th, 2010 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Aug 29 (DPA) A volcano on the Indonesian island of Sumatra erupted Sunday for the first time in 400 years, shooting black smoke and ash up to 1,500 metres into the ... Read more...

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Thousands flee volcanic eruption in Indonesia


August 29th, 2010 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Aug 29 (DPA) A volcano on the Indonesian island of Sumatra erupted Sunday for the first time in 400 years, shooting black smoke and ash up to 1,500 metres into the ... Read more...

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‘And Once Again’ - Disappointing fare by Amol Palekar (Hindi Film Review, Rating: **1/2)


August 22nd, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Film: "And Once Again"; Starring: Rituparna Sengupta, Rajat Kapoor, Antara Mali;Director: Amol Palekar; Rating: **1/2Loss, an obviousness in life, is extremely difficult to depict on screen. Yet to ... Read more...

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Movie Review:…And Once Again (2010)


August 21st, 2010 - 9:37 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
And Once Again: Keeps you engrossedRating: 2.5 out of 5*Starring: Rajat Kapoor, Antara Mali, Yuden Zongtenpa and Rituparna SenguptaDirector: Amol PalekarAugust 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Rishikesh Nag (Rajat Kapoor) is an ... Read more...

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I became an actor by default — Rajat Kapoor


August 19th, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 19, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): On the eve of the release of his latest film, Amol Palekar's And Once Again (English), Rajat Kapoor confesses to Sampurn Wire's Jyothi Venkatesh that he ... Read more...

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Sonakshi’s confidence impresses ‘Dabangg’ director (Movie Snippets)


August 12th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) "Dabangg" is Sonakshi Sinha's debut film, but she didn't show any signs of nervousness while facing the camera, says director Abhinav Kashyap. "Even though this is Sonakshi's first film ... Read more...

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Bobby Deol looks to dad Dharmendra for advice (Film Snippets)


August 3rd, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) He may be the father of two children, but Bobby Deol says unhesitatingly that he still gets advice from his dad, veteran actor Dharmendra. "Every parent gives ... Read more...

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“And Once Again Is Not My Comeback Movie”: Antara Mali


August 2nd, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 2, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Antara Mali of Mast and Main Madhuri Dixit Banna Chahti Hoon is set to make a comeback with And Once Again, a forthcoming film by ... Read more...

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Aanchal, Himanshoo To Revive ‘Jab We Met’ In Television


August 2nd, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 2, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Star Plus is going to revive big screen super hit "Jab We Met' with its new show, which is loosely based on this Kareena Kapoor ... Read more...

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‘And Once Again’ not my comeback film: Antara Mali


July 31st, 2010 - 9:53 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Glamorous Antara Mali, who has gone bald for Amol Palekar's forthcoming film "And Once Again", admits it wasn't easy shaving her head. Last seen on the ... Read more...

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Still no visibility for parallel cinema in India: Amol Palekar (Interview)


July 30th, 2010 - 10:22 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) Parallel cinema is still struggling to find a place in India and even multiplexes have not been able to create space for it, says veteran ... Read more...

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Antara Goes Bald


July 24th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 24, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Antara Mali, the onetime Bollywood hottie, is making a comeback, in a very unconventional manner.She was last seen in the very forgettable movie Mr. Ya ... Read more...

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