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Indonesia raises Semeru volcano alert, fearing new eruption

Jakarta: Indonesian authorities raised the alert level for the highest volcano on Java island, saying Mount Semeru could blow up again after a sudden...

Indonesia to begin Covid vaccination for kids aged 6 to 11

Jakarta: Starting from Tuesday, Indonesia will start vaccinating children aged six to 11 years old against Covid-19, targeting 26.5 million kids, according to the...

7.3 undersea quake in Indonesia triggers tsunami warning

Jakarta: A magnitude 7.3 undersea earthquake has struck off Indonesia's Flores Island, and the country's meteorological agency is warning that tsunami waves are possible. According...

Over dozen people dead following eruption of Semeru volcano in Indonesia

Semeru, located in Indonesia's East Java province, erupted on Saturday, emitting large amounts of volcanic ash into the atmosphere, wrecking homes and damaging a local strategic bridge.

Here’s why this Indonesian Tribe has dazzling blue eyes

This is because of a rare genetic disorder called Waardenburg syndrome which causes congenital hearing loss and pigmentation deficiencies, which can include bright blue eyes.

41 killed, dozens injured in prison fire near Jakarta

Jakarta: At least 41 people were killed and about 80 others injured as fire broke out at a prison in Tangerang town near the...

Big push for oil palm cultivation in Telangana

Hyderabad: Massive efforts are on to give a major thrust to oil palm cultivation and palm oil extraction in Telangana State with the State...

Incentives for oil palm growers in Telangana

Government to provide Rs 26,000 per acre in first year, Rs 5,000 each in second and third years

CJI for International Arbitration Centre in Hyderabad

Hyderabad: Chief Justice of India NV Ramana on Thursday said he has sought the help of his counterpart in Singapore for establishing an International...

WHO warns of fresh Indonesia surge fed by virus variants

Indonesia saw its number of confirmed new cases climb to nearly 10,000 a day on Wednesday, an increase blamed on travel during last month's Eid al-Fitr holiday.

6.1-magnitude quake in Indonesia triggers small tsunami, damages houses

A video footage showed sea waters with the height of less than one metre entering coastal areas in Maluku Tengah district, triggering panic among residents.

IAF airlifts two cryogenic oxygen containers from Indonesia

In India, C-17s airlifted two cryogenic oxygen containers from Hindan to Bhubaneswar and four from Hyderabad to Bhubaneswar.

Indonesia says 53 crew of lost submarine are dead, wreckage found

The grim announcement comes a day after Indonesia said the submarine was considered sunk, not merely missing, but did not explicitly say whether the crew was dead.

6.1-magnitude quake kills 8 in Indonesia’s East Java province

The agency's spokesman Raditya Jati said on Sunday 1,189 houses were destroyed in several districts including Lumajang, Malang, Blitar, Jember, Trenggalek and Blitar.

8 dead, dozens hurt as Indonesia quake shakes East Java

Rahmat Triyono, the head of Indonesia's earthquake and tsunami center, said the undersea tremblor did not have the potential to cause a tsunami.

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