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Indonesian authorities evacuate thousands after multiple volcanoes see increased activity
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Indonesian authorities evacuate thousands after multiple volcanoes see increased activity

Hot ash tumbled as far as 9,800 feet down the slopes of Mount Semeru early Tuesday, triggering panic among villagers, said Raditya Jati, the National Disaster Mitigation Agency spokesman

At 39%, India has highest bribery rate in Asia: Transparency International
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At 39%, India has highest bribery rate in Asia: Transparency International

India also has the most number of people who use personal connections to get access to public services, according to a new report by the corruption watchdog

Indonesian man becomes overnight millionaire after meteorite crashes through his roof
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Indonesian man becomes overnight millionaire after meteorite crashes through his roof

As per the report, the meteorite is carbonaceous chondrite, an extremely rare variety estimated to be 4.5 billion years old and is worth around £645 per gram

China defends suspending food imports over coronavirus concerns, says curbs intended to protect public health
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China defends suspending food imports over coronavirus concerns, says curbs intended to protect public health

China has suspended food imports from US, New Zealand, Argentina, Ecuador, India, Indonesia, the Netherlands and Russia after its customs officials said they found coronavirus on frozen meat and on packaging

Tablighi Jamaat case and Indonesia: How India's domestic politics is adversely affecting its foreign policy agenda
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Tablighi Jamaat case and Indonesia: How India's domestic politics is adversely affecting its foreign policy agenda

India's domestic political situation has the potential to create a major foreign policy turmoil in the coming years especially from the least expected corners such as Indonesia and the ASEAN. If that happens, New Delhi may bid adieu to its eastward ambitions.

France church attack: Third suspect taken in custody; Tunisian assailant's family seeks answers
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France church attack: Third suspect taken in custody; Tunisian assailant's family seeks answers

Investigators in France, Tunisia, and Italy are trying to determine the motive of chief suspect Ibrahim Issaoui, and whether he acted alone and whether he premeditated Thursday’s attack on the Notre Dame Basilica

Indonesia's 'Jurassic park' project faces flak over viral Komodo dragon pic; no threat to habitat, says govt
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Indonesia's 'Jurassic park' project faces flak over viral Komodo dragon pic; no threat to habitat, says govt

The image was shared on Instagram by the initiative Save Komodo Now. The activists, writing that this is the first time the reptiles are hearing the roar of engines and the smell of exhaust fumes, questioned if anyone cares about conservation anymore

Asian Online Chess: Highest-ranked India start as favourites in both men's and women's events
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Asian Online Chess: Highest-ranked India start as favourites in both men's and women's events

Grandmaster Surya Sekhar Ganguly will lead the Indian men's team in the Asian Online Nations (Regions) Cup Team Championship.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Indonesia withdraws teams from Thomas and Uber Cup over COVID-19 concerns
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Indonesia withdraws teams from Thomas and Uber Cup over COVID-19 concerns

Indonesian badminton officials said they were concerned that players could contract COVID-19 during the tournament.

World Environment Day 2020: Tigers are threatened by a nearly 24,000 kilometers network of planned roads across Asia
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World Environment Day 2020: Tigers are threatened by a nearly 24,000 kilometers network of planned roads across Asia

The explosion of new roads is driven in part by the global development strategies such as China’s Belt and Road Initiative.

Coronavirus Outbreak Impact: Nissan to close Indonesia, Spain auto plants after sinking into red for first time in 11 years
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Coronavirus Outbreak Impact: Nissan to close Indonesia, Spain auto plants after sinking into red for first time in 11 years

Japanese automaker Nissan plans to close auto plants in Spain and Indonesia after sinking into the red for the first time in 11 years as the pandemic squashed global demand and disrupted production

Malaysia to strengthen trade ties with India after palm oil purchases resume after gap of four months
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Malaysia to strengthen trade ties with India after palm oil purchases resume after gap of four months

Malaysia voiced its commitment to further strengthen diplomatic and trade ties with India, after the world’s largest edible oil buyer renewed purchases of Malaysian palm oil, in a sign of improving relations between the two countries

India resumes purchases of Malaysian palm oil after four-month gap following diplomatic row
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India resumes purchases of Malaysian palm oil after four-month gap following diplomatic row

Indian buyers have resumed purchases of Malaysian palm oil after a four-month gap following a diplomatic row, with buying spurred by a fall in domestic inventories and discounted prices, trade sources said

Coronavirus scare cannot keep bats from menu in Indonesia, country's Tomohon Market continues to make money from wild meat
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Coronavirus scare cannot keep bats from menu in Indonesia, country's Tomohon Market continues to make money from wild meat

The earliest cluster of coronavirus cases in the global outbreak was linked to a market in Wuhan, China, where live animals were kept close together, creating an opportunity for the virus to jump to humans.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Badminton World Federation suspends all tournaments till July
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Badminton World Federation suspends all tournaments till July

Last week, the BWF froze the world rankings and world junior rankings until further notice, with the lists backdated to 17 March 2020

Indian men's doubles pair Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy wait for new foreign coach
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Indian men's doubles pair Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy wait for new foreign coach

Chirag said the Olympics postponement will now give them more time to deal with the departure of Flandy Limpele, who was specifically hired to prepare them for the Tokyo Games

Asia's factory activity plunges as coronavirus shock deepens; Japan, South Korea witness sharp fall in exports
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Asia's factory activity plunges as coronavirus shock deepens; Japan, South Korea witness sharp fall in exports

Factory activity contracted sharply across most of Asia in March as the coronavirus pandemic paralyzed economic activity across the globe, with sharp falls in export power-houses Japan and South Korea overshadowing a modest improvement in China

Coronavirus Outbreak: Double Asian Para Games high jump champion Sharad Kumar donates Rs 1 lakh to PM's relief fund
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Double Asian Para Games high jump champion Sharad Kumar donates Rs 1 lakh to PM's relief fund

Kumar won a gold in the high jump T42 category in the 2014 Asian Para Games before climbing the top of the podium again in 2018 in Jakarta, Indonesia in T42/63 category. He is also a 2017 IPC World Championships silver medallist.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Amid rising COVID-19 cases, Indonesia sees deficit in hospital beds, medical staff, ICU; 55 dead so far
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Amid rising COVID-19 cases, Indonesia sees deficit in hospital beds, medical staff, ICU; 55 dead so far

Health experts say Indonesia faces a surge in coronavirus cases after a slow government response masked the scale of the outbreak in the world’s fourth most populous country

'He genuinely cared for people', former footballer Harjinder Singh recalls time spent with PK Banerjee
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'He genuinely cared for people', former footballer Harjinder Singh recalls time spent with PK Banerjee

A big part of Banerjee's legacy was his man-management skills, and Harjinder shared his experience of the same, stating that he "gave each player his due" and knew how to bring the best out of each player.