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Earthquake measuring 6.8 magnitude strikes off Rabaul in PNG: USGS

A strong earthquake with a magnitude of 6.8 struck off the town of Rabaul in Papua New Guinea on Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

Papua New Guinea leader survives no-confidence vote

Papua New Guinea`s Prime Minister Peter O`Neill survived a no-confidence vote in parliament Friday over corruption allegations following weeks of protests and civil disobedience urging him to resign.

Jewellery industry fears losing out on festive cheer

Jewellery industry fears losing out on festive cheer

 With the onset of the festive season, the gems and jewellery industry fears losing out on sizeable sales, with some industry leaders saying continuation of the strike will be a "disaster" for the business.

CNG price cut by 80 paise/kg, PNG 70 paise/unit in Delhi

CNG price cut by 80 paise/kg, PNG 70 paise/unit in Delhi

CNG price in the national capital was Thursday cut by 80 paise per kg and piped cooking gas (PNG) by 70 paise per unit following an 18 percent reduction in natural gas prices.

Kiwi heads home after PNG `cannibal` gaffe

A New Zealand weightlifter has left the Pacific Games in Papua New Guinea after offending locals with social media posts suggesting they were cannibals, a PNG sports official said Tuesday.

SC dismisses PNGRB's plea on fixing price of natural gas

The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed the appeal of PNGRB filed against the Delhi High Court decision by which the regulator's order of fixing the prices of CNG and PNG in Delhi and adjoining areas was quashed.

CNG, piped cooking gas prices hiked by 45 paise in NCR

CNG would offer over 58% savings towards the running cost when compared to petrol driven vehicles at the current level of prices in Delhi.

Gas allocation to be rejigged, CGD projects to get 1st priority

Presently, urea-manufacturing fertiliser plants have the first right over the domestically produced gas, followed by LPG plants and power stations.

Shallow quake measuring 6.1 magnitude strikes off PNG: USGS

A shallow quake measuring 6.1 magnitude struck off Papua new Guinea`s Bougainville Island on Wednesday, the US Geological Survey said, but there were immediate reports of damage and no tsunami warning issued.

Adani Gas reduces CNG, PNG prices in Ahmedabad, Vadodara

Adani Gas Ltd on Tuesday reduced prices of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) by Rs 12 per kg and Piped Natural Gas (PNG) by Rs 5 per standard cubic meter (SCM) for its consumers in Ahmedabad and Vadodara.

One dead, 77 hurt in riot at PNG immigration centre

One person was killed and 77 injured during a second night of rioting at an Australian immigration detention centre on Papua New Guinea`s Manus Island, officials said on Monday.

Seven injured in three separate fire incidents

7 persons, including 2 children were injured in 3 separate incidents of fire where blasts took place in gas cylinder, a PNG pipeline and a fridge here this afternoon, police and Fire officials said.

CNG price slashed by Rs 14.90/kg, cooking gas by Rs 5/unit

Compressed Natural Gas, or CNG, will cost Rs 35.20 per kg from Saturday as against the current rate of Rs 50.10 per kg.

CNG price slashed by Rs 14.90 per kg, piped cooking gas by Rs 5

Indraprastha Gas Ltd (IGL) on Friday slashed CNG prices by a steep Rs 14.90 per kg and piped cooking gas by Rs 5 per cubic metre, effective from midnight.

Nov 2013 natural gas allocation guidelines revised: Govt tells SC

The government also withdrew its petition from SC which challenged Gujarat and Bombay HC verdict on guidelines.

UAE defeat PNG in ICC World Cup qualifier

Skipper Khurram Khan led from the front with a century as the United Arab Emirates (UAE) recorded a comprehensive 150-run victory over Papua New Guinea (PNG) on the first day of the Super Six stage of the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier New Zealand 2014 (CWCQ) at Hagley Oval here Sunday.

PNG record 2nd big win of ICC World Cup qualifiers

Papua New Guinea`s (PNG) Charles Amini claimed six wickets Thursday to lead his side to their second big win of the tournament on day three of the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier New Zealand 2014 (CWCQ) here at the Pukekura Park.

Papua New Guinea outplay Kenya in 2015 World Cup Qualifier

Attacking centuries from Assad Vala and Lega Siaka led Papua New Guinea (PNG) to an eight-wicket victory over Kenya at Pukekura Park, New Plymouth on day one of the 2015 Cricket World Cup Qualifier Monday.

Roll back hike in gas prices or face protest, says BJP

The state unit of the BJP on Friday said it will launch an agitation if the hike in the prices of compressed natural gas (CNG) and piped cooking gas was not rolled back.

CNG rate increase due to court orders: IGL

A day after hiking CNG price by a steep Rs 4.50 per kg, Indraprastha Gas Ltd on Friday said the rate increase were forced by court orders that led to cut in allocation of cheaper domestic natural gas.