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Tata Motors forays into Indonesia


September 11th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Sep 11 (IANS) Automobile major Tata Motors said Tuesday it is starting a new subsidiary in Indonesia to foray into both passenger and commercial vehicles."We will establish deeply rooted ... Read more...

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Indonesia slaps bans on scandal-tainted shuttlers


September 5th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Sep 5 (IANS) The Indonesian badminton association (PBSI) Wednesday slapped a four-month ban on the women's doubles pair involved in the Olympic match-throwing scandal."After studying and hearing, the sanction ... Read more...

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Zoo keepers use iPads, apps for apes


September 4th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Jakarta, Sept 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Not only have humans been found to have an interest on electronic gadgets, but it has also been discovered that the apes in zoos have developed passion ... Read more...

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Gaga teams up with Lamar


August 16th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 16 (IANS) Singer Lady Gaga is working with rapper Kendrick Lamar for his upcoming debut album.Gaga, 26, has recorded a song with Lamar, called "Partynauseous" which she ... Read more...

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Indonesian bus drivers face drug tests for Eid


August 14th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Aug 14 (IANS) Ahead of the upcoming festival of Eid al-Fitr, bus drivers in pre-dominantly Islamic Indonesia are being made to undergo tests for drugs and alcohol consumption and ... Read more...

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Indonesia says ‘no, thanks’ to Russia’s Sukhoi jets


August 9th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Indonesia will buy no more Sukhoi fighter jets from Russia, opting instead for US F-16s, an Indonesian official said Thursday.The Indonesian Air Force has ... Read more...

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Legendary Jarnail Singh conferred Mohun Bagan Ratna posthumously


July 30th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 29 (IANS) India's legendary soccer defender Jarnail Singh was Sunday conferred Mohun Bagan Ratna - the club's highest award - posthumously. The award was given to his three ... Read more...

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Etihad Airways to fly daily to Vietnam


July 22nd, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 22 (IANS/WAM) Etihad Airways, the flag carrier of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will launch daily flights to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam's commercial capital and most ... Read more...

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Indonesia blocks 1 mn porn websites before Ramadan


July 18th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, July 18 (IANS/AKI) Indonesia's communications and information ministry has shut down more than one million pornographic websites ahead of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.Minister Tifatul Sembiring said Wednesday ... Read more...

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Two wanted terrorists held in Indonesia


July 13th, 2012 - 8:42 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, July 13 (IANS/AKI) Two alleged members of terror group Jamaah Ansharut Tauhid, who are suspected of being involved in the killing of two police officers last year, have been ... Read more...

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Garuda Indonesia signs partnership with Liverpool


July 11th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, July 11 (IANS) Indonesian flag carrier airlines, Garuda Indonesia, set up partnership programmes with English Premier League football side Liverpool to act as official partner to the club.The statement ... Read more...

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World Bank allocates $52.6 bn of assistance in 2012


June 30th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 30 (IANS) The World bank (WB) has allocated $52.6 billion of assistance fund for developing countries in the fiscal year of 2012, a statement released by it said ... Read more...

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Quake hits Indonesia


June 23rd, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 23 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.6 on the Richter scale struck Indonesia Saturday, but there was no immediate report of damage or casualty.The tremor struck around 11.30 a.m. ... Read more...

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Bali bomb-maker jailed for 20 years


June 21st, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 21 (IANS) An Indonesian court Thursday sentenced the chief explosives maker for the 2002 Bali bombings - that killed 202 people - to 20 years in prison, BBC ... Read more...

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12 elephants dead in Indonesia, probe launched


June 21st, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 21 (IANS) Indonesia's forestry ministry Thursday said it has launched a probe into the suspected poisoning to death of 12 elephants in Sumatra.Novianto Bambang, director for conservation and ... Read more...

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Three dead in Indonesian Air Force plane crash


June 21st, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 21 (IANS) An Indonesian Air Force Fokker 27 plane crashed at the air force compound in Jakarta Thursday, killing at least three people on board, including the pilot ... Read more...

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Why Saina loves Indonesia!


June 19th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 19 (IANS) Indian badminton star Saina Nehwal is in love with Indonesia."I feel like a champion when I enter Indonesian courts. I don't know why," the world number ... Read more...

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Chinese will be tough to beat at Olympics: Saina Nehwal (Lead)


June 19th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 19 (IANS) India's top badminton star Saina Nehwal says it will be tough to beat the Chinese at the London Olympics despite her recent successes against them.Saina defeated ... Read more...

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Olympics will be tough, says Saina Nehwal


June 19th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 19 (IANS) Fresh after confidence boosting title wins in Thailand and Indonesia, India's ace shuttler Saina Nehwal is gearing for the Olympic challenge but admits it won't be ... Read more...

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Saina pleased with her play in crunch situations


June 17th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 17 (IANS) India's badminton star Saina Nehwal Sunday said staying relaxed in crunch situations helped her win two titles in as many weeks and she is not thinking ... Read more...

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15 missing as ship sinks off Indonesia


June 17th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 17 (IANS) A total of 15 crew members are yet to be found after a cargo ship with 27 people on board capsized off eastern Indonesia Sunday ... Read more...

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Saina enters fourth final at Indonesia Open, Kashyap loses (Roundup)


June 16th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 16 (IANS) Two-time champion Saina Nehwal cruised to the women's singles final at the Indonesian Open Super Series Premier badminton event here Saturday defeating South Korea's Ji Hyun ... Read more...

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Saina in Indonesia Open final, Kashyap loses (Second Lead)


June 16th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 16 (IANS) India's Saina Nehwal marched into the final of the Indonesia Open Super Series Premier badminton event Saturday with a convincing victory over South Korean Ji Hyun ... Read more...

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Kashyap’s impressive run in Indonesia Open ends (Lead)


June 16th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 16 (IANS) Parupalli Kashyap's impressive run in the Indonesia Open Super Series Premier badminton event ended with a loss to local favourite Simon Santoso in the semifinals here ... Read more...

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Indonesia Open: Saina, Kashyap storm into semis (Second Lead)


June 15th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 15 (IANS) India's Saina Nehwal edged out Chinese Shixian Wang after a marathon match to enter the women's singles semifinals at the Indonesia Open Super Series Premier badminton ... Read more...

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Kashyap smashes his way into Indonesia Open semis (Lead)


June 15th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 15 (IANS) India's Parupalli Kashyap came up with another stellar performance in the Indonesia Open Super Series Premier badminton event as he beat higher-ranked Dane, Hans-Kristian Vittinghus, to ... Read more...

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Kashyap enters semis of Indonesia Open


June 15th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 15 (IANS) India's Parupalli Kashyap continued his good run in the Indonesia Open Super Series Premier badminton event, defeating higher-ranked Hans-Kristian Vittinghus of Denmark in the men's singles ... Read more...

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Saina reaches quarter-finals of Indonesia Open


June 14th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 14 (IANS) India's Saina Nehwal overcame a spirited challenge from Aprilla Yuswandari of Indonesia to enter the women's singles quarter-finals of the Indonesia Open Super Series badminton event ... Read more...

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20 churches face demolition in Indonesia


June 13th, 2012 - 8:35 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 13 (IANS/AKI) At least 20 churches in Indonesia's Aceh province have been closed down and are likely to be demolished by the administration under state regulations on construction ... Read more...

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Indian envoy meets Indonesian parliamentary speaker


June 12th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 12 (IANS) India's Ambassador to Indonesia Gurjit Singh Tuesday met the country's parliamentary speaker Marzuki Alie and handed him an invitation to visit India.Singh handed the invitation ... 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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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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Indonesian MPs’ sex tape leaked online


April 25th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, April 25 (IANS/AKI) A sex tape reportedly featuring two Indonesian lawmakers has been leaked on internet.The MPs are reportedly from the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle. The sex video ... Read more...

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