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Indian stamps released in Indonesia (With Images)


June 20th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 20 (IANS) Two commemorative postage stamps on the Shekhawati and Warli paintings, depicting the rich culture and tradition of Rajasthan and Maharashtra, were released in the Indonesian capital ... Read more...

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Jakarta concert cancelled, Gaga disappointed


May 28th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 28 (IANS) Singer Lady Gaga is upset because her concert in Jakarta has been cancelled.The pop superstar was to perform in the Indonesian capital June 3, but ... Read more...

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Permit denied for Lady Gaga’s Indonesia show


May 16th, 2012 - 9:28 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, May 16 (IANS/AKI) Pop star Lady Gaga may have to cancel a concert in the Indonesian capital after police declined to give a permit for the show amid protests ... Read more...

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No survivors in Sukhoi crash, Russia opens criminal case (Second Lead)


May 10th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, May 10 (IANS) Rescuers who Thursday spotted on a mountain slope in Indonesia the wreckage of a Sukhoi Superjet 100 that went missing a day earlier with around 50 ... Read more...

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No survivors found in Sukhoi crash (Lead)


May 10th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, May 10 (IANS) Rescuers who Thursday morning spotted on a mountain slope in Indonesia the wreckage of a Sukhoi super-jet 100 that went missing a day earlier with around ... Read more...

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Missing aircraft found in Indonesia


May 10th, 2012 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, May 10 (IANS) Rescuers have spotted the wreckage of the Sukhoi super-jet 100, which had gone missing with over 50 people on board, on the slope of a mountain ... Read more...

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Russian plane with 44 missing in Indonesia (Lead)


May 9th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, May 9 (IANS) A Russian Sukhoi Superjet-100 on a demonstration flight over Indonesia with 44 people, including Russian diplomats, went missing Wednesday, officials said.The plane with eight Russians and ... Read more...

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Russian plane carrying 44 people goes missing near Jakarta


May 9th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- A Russian-made Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft disappeared near a mountain south of the Indonesian capital of Jakarta on Wednesday while carrying out a demonstration flight, officials said. ... Read more...

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Dutch man attempts suicide near embassy in Indonesia


May 5th, 2012 - 8:35 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, May 5 (IANS/AKI) A Dutch man set himself on fire near the Netherlands embassy in the Indonesian capital Friday, police said.The man, identified as Albert Johannis Cornelis, doused himself ... Read more...

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Fake policemen held in Indonesia


May 3rd, 2012 - 5:06 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, May 3 (IANS/AKI) Four members of a gang who posed as police officers to extort money from people have been arrested in the Indonesian capital.The suspects were held responsible ... Read more...

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Garuda Indonesia orders 11 more Airbus widebody aircraft


April 12th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- Garuda Indonesia, the national carrier of the Southeast Asian country, on Wednesday finalized an order with aircraft manufacturer Airbus for 11 more A330-300 widebody aircraft. The deal ... Read more...

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Indonesia: 14 dead, 40 injured in West Java bus accident


February 11th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- At least 14 people were killed on early Friday evening when a bus lost control and crashed into several vehicles in the Indonesian province of West Java, ... Read more...

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Eight killed as car hits pedestrians in Jakarta


January 22nd, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarata, Jan 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least eight people, including a child, were killed and four injured after a minivan hit 12 pedestrians in Indonesian capital Jakarata.The accident occurred when ... Read more...

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Indonesian resort island of Bali bans smoking in all public places


November 29th, 2011 - 2:48 am ICT by BNO News
BALI, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- The provincial legislature on the Indonesian resort island of Bali has passed a new law which will soon ban smoking in all public places, the Jakarta Globe ... Read more...

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Thai PM says Cambodian troops must leave border to solve dispute


May 8th, 2011 - 11:53 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva on Sunday said the border conflict cannot be solved if Cambodian troops remain at the ancient Preah Vihear temple, MCOT Online reported."I ... Read more...

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19 held for plotting to bomb Indonesia church


April 27th, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, April 27 (IANS/AKI) At least 19 suspects have been arrested for plotting to bomb a cathedral in the Indonesian capital city during Easter, officials said.Ansyaad Mbai, chief of the ... Read more...

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Indonesia considering new Jakarta airport


January 7th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- An airport spokesman on Friday confirmed that the government is considering building a new airport in the area surrounding the Indonesian capital city, the Jakarta Globe reported.Feri ... Read more...

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Delhi doctor dies in accident in Indonesia


April 14th, 2010 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Kumar Harsh, a cancer specialist in Delhi and one of those who led a movement against reservation in institutes of higher education, died in a road accident ... Read more...

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Bali bombmaker dead, confirms Indonesian president


March 10th, 2010 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 10 (DPA) Dulmatin, who is alleged to have made the bombs that killed 202 people in Bali nightclubs in 2002, has been killed in a police anti-terrorism raid near Jakarta, ... Read more...

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Statue Of President Barack Obama Removed From Jakarta Park


February 16th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jakarta, Indonesia, Feb 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The bronze statue of United States President Barack Obama has been removed from a park in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta after it received ... Read more...

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Protestors want Obama statue removed from Jakarta park


December 17th, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Dec 17 (DPA) Protestors Thursday demanded the removal of a statue of US President Barack Obama as a child from a park in the Indonesian capital. About 60 activists who named ... Read more...

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Sweat and hard labour behind football shirts


December 9th, 2009 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Simon Parry and Hazel Parry Jakarta, Dec 9 (DPA) In a squalid suburb of the Indonesian capital, young women are working long hours in grim conditions to make sure football fans can ... Read more...

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India-Indonesia heroin network busted in Nepal


October 9th, 2009 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Oct 9 (IANS) An extensive network of drug traffickers snaking through India to Indonesia with its roots in Afghanistan has been busted by Nepal police with the arrest ... Read more...

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Strong quake jolts Indonesian capital, tsunami warning issued


September 2nd, 2009 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Sep 2 (DPA) Indonesian authorities Wednesday issued a tsunami warning after an earthquake measuring 7.3 on the Richter scale rocked Java island, including the capital Jakarta. The quake struck at 2.55 p.m. ... Read more...

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Indonesia hotel blasts: Another Australian confirmed dead


July 20th, 2009 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, July 20 (DPA) Australian trade official Craig Senger was among those killed in last week's bomb attacks on two luxury hotels in the Indonesian capital, bringing the number of known foreign ... Read more...

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Nine killed in blasts at Jakarta luxury hotels (Fourth Lead)


July 17th, 2009 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, July 17 (DPA) Two powerful explosions ripped through the JW Marriott and Ritz-Carlton hotels Friday morning in the Indonesian capital, killing at least nine people and injuring dozens of others, police ... Read more...

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Manchester United cancel Jakarta tour after bomb explosions


July 17th, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 17 (IANS) English football club Manchester United have cancelled their tour match in Jakarta after bomb explosions in the Indonesian capital Friday left nine people dead and at least 23 ... Read more...

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Nine killed as blasts rock luxury hotels in Jakarta (Third Lead)


July 17th, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, July 17 (DPA) Two powerful explosions hit the JW Marriott and Ritz-Carlton hotels Friday morning in the Indonesian capital, killing at least nine people and injuring dozens of others, police and ... Read more...

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Jakarta bombings puts Man U Far East tour in doubt


July 17th, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), July 17 (ANI): Manchester United's tour of the Far East was in jeopardy this morning after two Jakarta hotels including the team's planned base from this Saturday were bombed ... Read more...

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Another blast kills two in Indonesia


July 17th, 2009 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, July 17 (Xinhua) Two people were killed in another explosion in north Jakarta just two hours after blasts in two luxury hotels in the Indonesian capital killed at least six people ... Read more...

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Blasts hit Indonesian hotels, six confirmed dead (Second Lead)


July 17th, 2009 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, July 17 (DPA) Two powerful explosions hit the JW Marriott and Ritz Carlton hotels in the Indonesian capital Friday morning, killing at least six people and injuring dozens of others, police ... Read more...

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Eight killed as blasts hit Jakarta hotels (Lead)


July 17th, 2009 - 10:27 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, July 17 (DPA) At least eight people were killed in two powerful explosions at the JW Marriott and Ritz Carlton hotels Friday morning in the Indonesian capital, media reports said. Jakarta police ... Read more...

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Dam burst kills 54 in Indonesia (Roundup)


March 27th, 2009 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, March 27 (DPA) At least 54 people were killed and up to 37 were missing Friday after a dam broke near the Indonesian capital, officials said. The Situ Gintung dam in the ... Read more...

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Indonesia bans yoga for Muslims


January 26th, 2009 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
Jakarta , Jan.26 (ANI): Muslims in Indonesia have been banned from doing yoga if they engage in Hindu religious rituals during the exercise, the chairman of the country''s top Islamic body ... Read more...

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Indonesia bans Muslims from practising Hindu rituals during yoga


January 26th, 2009 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Jan 26 (DPA) Indonesia's top Islamic body has issued a ruling banning Muslims from practising yoga if they engage in Hindu religious rituals during the exercise, the chairman of the group ... Read more...

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