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Plane, governor's house torched in Papua New Guinea violence

Following the incident,  Papua New Guinea prime minister Peter O’Neill has declared state-of-emergency in the rugged South Highlands. 

published on : 18th June 2018

20 districts in Telangana, 3 districts in Andhra Pradesh to get piped natural gas soon

Urban areas in as many as 20 districts in the State are all set to get Piped Natural Gas (PNG), soon.

published on : 9th May 2018

Piped natural gas to cover 17 more districts

Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday said supply of piped natural gas (PNG) project under ‘Pradhan Mantri Urja Ganga’ (PMUG) will be extended to 17 more district

published on : 6th May 2018

State of emergency declared in Papua New Guinea after 7.5 magnitude earthquake

The National newspaper today that at least seven people had died in the 7.5-magnitude quake on Monday, which struck 90 kilometres south of Porgera in Enga province.

published on : 2nd March 2018

Earthquake-hit Papua New Guinea struggles to assess damage

Local media reported that aerial surveys of the worst-hit areas showed countless roads, bridges and infrastructure destroyed, along with private homes.

published on : 28th February 2018

Papua New Guinea troops respond to major 7.5 quake as aftershocks feared

There was no official information on fatalities or injuries in the rugged region but one unconfirmed report of deaths.

published on : 26th February 2018

DGH can’t have statutory powers, says Oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan

Oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday made it clear that the government would not give statutory powers to upstream oil and gas regulator Directorate General of Hydrocarbons (DGH).

published on : 12th January 2018

PNG police arrest refugee-journalist at Australia camp

PNG police arrested an Iranian journalist and refugee who had been acting as an unofficial spokesman for hundreds of men holed up in a closed Australian detention centre.

published on : 23rd November 2017

History of Australia's offshore detention centre in Papua New Guinea

Australia has come under sharp criticism from the United Nations and human rights groups for its policy of holding asylum-seekers in offshore detention camps in the Pacific. 

published on : 23rd November 2017

PNG authorities destroy shelters, move refugees at Australia camp

Some 600 men barricaded themselves in the camp despite water and electricity being cut off, citing fears of a hostile reception from locals near three new transition centres set up for them.

published on : 10th November 2017

India denies fresh anti-dumping duties on Chinese products

Chinese official media report claimed that India was planning to impose fresh anti-dumping duties this year on 93 products originating in China.

published on : 25th August 2017

HC stays Telangana order on APNGO Bhavan

The High Court on Wednesday stayed the operation of the orders of the Hyderabad district collector allotting a portion of APNGO Bhavan near Gunfoundry in city to Bhagyanagar Telangana Non-Gazetted Off

published on : 29th June 2017
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