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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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Strong earthquake hits off Indonesia’s Java province


February 12th, 2010 - 2:16 am ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck south of the Indonesian island of Java on Friday, seismologists said. There were conflicting reports on its magnitude, but no damage was ... Read more...

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Strong 6.6-magnitude earthquake rocks Java, Indonesia (update)


February 12th, 2010 - 1:58 am ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck south of the Indonesian island of Java on Friday, seismologists said. The earthquake, which had a preliminary magnitude of 6.6, struck about 53.9 kilometers ... Read more...

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Strong 6.6-magnitude earthquake rocks Java, Indonesia


February 12th, 2010 - 1:53 am ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck south of Java, Indonesia on Friday morning, seismologists said. The earthquake, which had a preliminary magnitude of 6.6, struck about 49 kilometers deep. Further details ... Read more...

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Vine seeds that disperse like ‘giant gliders’ inspiring aircraft design


December 7th, 2009 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 7 (ANI): Remarkable footage of falling Alsomitra vine seeds, which use paper-thin wings to disperse like giant gliders, is inspiring researchers for designing aircraft.The Alsomitra vine is a type ... Read more...

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Indonesia plans to send detained Sri Lankan asylum seekers home


November 16th, 2009 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Jakarta, Nov 16(ANI): The Indonesian Government is reportedly planning to deport 255 Sri Lankan asylum seekers, whose boat was detained on its way to Australia last month and remains moored at the ... Read more...

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Tamil women begin new hunger strike off Indonesian coast


November 9th, 2009 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
Merak (Java, Indonesia), Nov.9 (ANI): Ten women among a group of almost 250 Sri Lankan asylum seekers refusing to leave their boat in Indonesia have begun another hunger strike.The move comes after ... Read more...

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Smoking may aggravate malnutrition in developing countries


August 24th, 2009 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 24 (ANI): Smokers may exacerbate the problem of malnutrition in developing countries because they tend to finance their habit by dipping into the family food budget, say a pair of ... Read more...

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Experience ‘high-flying’ holiday in Boeing aeroplane hotel suite!


April 24th, 2009 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 24 (ANI): If you are in Costa Rica and looking for a 'high-flying' holiday experience, then check into a luxurious new hotel suite in the country that is built inside ... Read more...

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Partial solar eclipse observed in India


January 26th, 2009 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) The first solar eclipse of the year was partially visible in some parts of India and observed by various people Monday afternoon.The eclipse started at 2.15 p.m. ... Read more...

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Archaeologists find ancient ritual site in Java


November 3rd, 2008 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Jakarta, Nov 3 (ANI): A team of archeologists, which has discovered six ancient relics, a Chinese coin, and a temple foundation in a village in the island of Java, Indonesia, have ... Read more...

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Early humans left Africa 1.8 million years ago, suggests ancient fossil trail


October 10th, 2008 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 10 (ANI): Using advanced dating techniques, scientists have determined that a trail of stone tools and fossil bones found in China, suggests that early humans left Africa 1.8 million ... Read more...

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Earthquake measuring 5.2 shakes Kepulauan Talaud, Indonesia


September 30th, 2008 - 1:37 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
An earthquake shakes Kepulauan Talaud , Indonesia with the intensity measuring 5.2 , occured on Tuesday, September 30, 2008 at 04:05:18 UTC ( Coordinated Universal Time ) and Tuesday, September 30, 2008 ... Read more...

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Earthquake measured 5.4 Richter shakes Sumatra, Indonesia


September 9th, 2008 - 2:18 pm ICT by Bupha Ravirot
An earth quake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale shook southern Sumatra, Indonesia at Tuesday , Sep 9 , 10:07:30 AM local time, reported by the U.S. Geological Survey.How ever there ... Read more...

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Tracking Indian footprints in Southeast Asia


July 26th, 2008 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee The first rays of the sun cast a metallic glow on the blue-green crater of one of the world's oldest volcanoes - Gunung Sumeru - in Indonesia. The belief is ... Read more...

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