13 Dec 2014
Banjarnegara (Indonesia): A mudslide set off by torrential rains rushed down hills into a village in central Indonesia and swept away scores of homes, killing at least 18 people and leaving 90 others missing, officials said on Saturday.
14 Dec 2014
Jakarta: Indonesian rescuers on Sunday used heavy-lifting equipment for the first time to clear roads leading to the site of a landslide that destroyed a village and killed at least 24 people, officials said, with scores still missing.
13 Dec 2014
Jakarta: A landslide destroyed a village in Indonesia, killing at least 11 people, an official said on Saturday, as rescuers used their bare hands to search through the rain and mud for 108 missing people.
11 Dec 2014
New Delhi: IAF Chief Arup Raha on Thursday said the Court of Inquiry (CoI) into the October crash of a Sukhoi-30 combat aircraft, that led to the grounding of the entire fleet for a month, will be completed in a fortnight, days after the Russian envoy indicated human error behind the incident.
04 Dec 2014
Jakarta: The Indian players were off to a great start at the the BANK BRI Indonesia Open here on Thursday, with three of them figuring in the top-10 at the end of the first round.
29 Nov 2014
The Hague: A Dutch military plane carrying the remains of victims onboard the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 arrived at the Eindhoven Air Base in Netherlands on Friday.
26 Nov 2014
Moscow: Siberian air passengers had to get out and push their plane in temperatures of minus 52 degrees Celsius after its chassis froze, Russian prosecutors said on Wednesday.
22 Nov 2014
Paris: Europe's first-ever "space plane" will be launched on February 11 next year, rocket firm Arianespace said on Friday after a three-month delay to fine-tune the mission flight plan. The unmanned, car-sized vessel will be sent into low orbit by Europe's Vega light rocket, on a 100-minute fact-finding flight to inform plans to build a shuttle-like, reusable space vehicle.
15 Nov 2014
Jakarta: A 7.3-magnitude earthquake rocked the Maluku Islands in eastern Indonesia on Saturday, US Geological Survey said, prompting authorities to issue a Tsunami warning.
04 Dec 2014
Lima (Peru): The UN's definition of 'climate finance' came under the scrutiny of developing countries and civil society here on Thursday after it emerged that about USD 1 billion in Japanese funding meant for combating global warming was used to build three coal-fired power plants in Indonesia.