Indonesia Current Affairs - 2019

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Kalimantan: Indonesia to move capital from Jakarta to Borneo Island

Government of Indonesia has announced to move its current capital from Jakarta (on the island of Java) to the sparsely populated East Kalimantan (on Borneo island). Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo has announced that his government plans to build smart, green capital city on Borneo island. However, t some environmentalist groups fear $33billion relocation plan of Read More…

Month:  Categories: International

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Mary Kom wins gold in President’s Cup

Six times World Champion MC Mary Kom (36) claimed gold medal at 23rd President’s Cup held in Labuan Bajo, Indonesia. She defeated April Franks of Australia with 5-0 without breaking a sweat.  With this win the Olympic bronze medallist Boxer has asserted her supremacy in a lop-sided 51kg bout final. Key Highlights The 36-year-old Indian Read More…

Month:  Categories: Sports & Games

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Mount Sinabung Volcano erupts in Sumatra Island

Mount Sinabung volcano erupted in Sumatra Island of western Indonesia. Eruption resulted in column of thick ash being spread seven km high to southeast and south of crater. Key Highlights Warning: Local residents living along rivers near volcano’s crater were advised to be on alert for possible lava flows. National Volcanology Agency of Indonesia urged Read More…

Month:  Categories: Environment & Biodiversity

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Binny: India’s only Orangutan dies

India’s only orangutan named Binny died at the age of 41 in Nandankanan Zoological Park in Bhubaneswar, Odisha. Key Highlights About: The Nandankanan Zoological Park (NZP) has lost one of its beloved members the 41-year-old orangutan ‘Bini’, an extant species of great apes. Background: The lone female orangutan Binny, was brought to Nandankanan Zoo from Read More…

Month:  Categories: Environment & Biodiversity

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Ramayana Themed Stamp Released by Indonesia

Indonesia has released a special commemorative stamp on the theme of Ramayana to mark the 70th anniversary of the establishment of its diplomatic ties with India. About the Stamp The stamp is designed by renowned Indonesian sculptor Padmashri Bapak Nyoman Nuarta. The stamp features a scene from Ramayana in which Jatayu valiantly fought to save Read More…

Month:  Categories: International

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Mount Agung Volcano Erupts

The active volcano of Indonesia Mount Agung has erupted again, spewing volcanic ash into the sky to a height of 2km. Two other volcanoes popular with tourists Mount Bromo in East Java and Mount Merapi in Yogyakarta also continues to erupt. Mount Agung Mount Agung is an active volcano in Bali of Indonesia. Mount Agung stratovolcano Read More…

Month:  Categories: Environment & Biodiversity

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India turns out to be Net Steel Importer in 2018-19 Fiscal

For the first time in three years, India was the net importer of steel during the financial year 2018-19. This was attributed to India losing market share among its traditional steel buyers and an increase in imports of higher-quality steel domestically. Indian Steel Exports Indian steel exports fell by 34 percent to 6.36 million tonnes in Read More…

Month:  Categories: Business, Economy & Banking

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