#bali

.Bali, Indonesia
A magnitude 4.3 aftershock followed. (Photo Credit: AP)

  • The quake hit just before dawn, causing people to run outdoors in a panic
  • Gede Darmada said the injuries included broken bones and head wounds
  • Bali is home to more than 4 million mostly Hindu people in the mainly Muslim nation

.Bali, Indonesia
Bali's tourism dependent economy suffered tremendously during the COVID-19 pandemic (Photo Credit: Unsplash/Representational)

  • Bali, a resort island in Indonesia, is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world
  • Before the pandemic, over 6 million people from around the globe visited the Indonesian island
  • Indonesia has put in place strict rules for tourists visiting the country

.Bali, Indonesia
Monkeys are raiding villagers' homes in search of food. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • Grey long-tailed macaques have been venturing out from a sanctuary
  • Usually, the monkeys spend all day interacting with visitors
  • Sangeh Monkey Forest typically had about 6,000 visitors a month

.Indonesia
Leia, Instagram influencer, was criticised for painting face mask on her face. (Photo Credit- Youtube/@Yatnovzsky)

  • Two content creator Josh and Leia are facing backlash online for faking a face mask
  • The duo painted the face mask, when the security guard turned them down from entering the supermarket in Bali
  • The prank video was critised online 

Mumbai, Apr 26 (PTI) Underworld don Rajendra Nikalje alias Chhota Rajan has tested positive for COVID-19 and admitted to the New Delhi-based All India Institute of Medical Services (AIIMS), ...

New Delhi, Apr 22 (PTI) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday spoke to his Indonesian counterpart Gen Prabowo Subianto and assured him of India's "full support" to Indonesia in tracing a ...

.Bali, Indonesia
Indonesia's submarine KRI Nanggala 402. (Photo credit: Facebook/Pusat Penerangan TNI)

  • Indonesia's military said it was searching for a submarine with 53 crew aboard
  • It followed after losing contact with the vessel off the coast of Bali
  • Indonesia's military chief told AFP, Singapore and Australia had been asked for help

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
The accused have been locked up in Guantanamo Bay for over 14 years (Photo Credits Credits: Representational Image/Unsplash)

  • The prisoners are accused of bombing and attacking nightclubs and hotels in Indonesia
  • They have been charged with terrorism, attacking civilians, murder and destruction of property
  • All three are senior members of the Indonesian Jihadist group called Jeemah Islamiyah

Kristen has faced backlash from the LGBTQIA+ community in the island. (Representational image: Unsplash)

  • Kristen Gray, a US tourist, moved out of her Los Angeles residence with her girlfriend
  • She described Bali as 'queer friendly' 
  • Local legal authorities claimed she possibly 'disseminated unsettling information' regarding Bali

.Jakarta, Indonesia
Sentenced to 15 years in 2011, Bashir's term was later cut due to sentencing reductions handed to most prisoners in Indonesia. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/Unsplash)

  • Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) was responsible for the blasts in October 2002
  • The Bali bombings prompted Jakarta to strengthen cooperation with the US and Australia on counter-terrorism
  • Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison described Bashir's release as "gut-wrenching"