Papua New Guinea: News

25 May 2023

Narendra Modi

World wants to know what India is thinking: PM Modi

Addressing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers at Delhi's Palam airport after returning from his three-nation visit on Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the world wants to know what India is thinking.

22 May 2023

Narendra Modi

PM Narendra Modi conferred highest honor of Fiji

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was conferred with the highest honor of Fiji on Monday.

21 May 2023

Narendra Modi

Papua New Guinea PM Marape welcomes Modi, touches his feet

After concluding the Japan leg of his three-nation tour, PM Narendra Modi on Sunday arrived in Papua New Guinea.

11 Sep 2022


7.6 magnitude earthquake rocks eastern Papua New Guinea

An earthquake of magnitude 7.6 hit eastern Papua New Guinea on Sunday morning which caused landslides, cracked up roads, and damaged buildings in the coastal town of Madang.

17 Oct 2021

Cricket News

ICC T20 World Cup, Oman thrash PNG: Records broken

The ICC T20 World Cup got underway in Oman with the Round 1 group stage match between the hosts and Papua New Guinea.

26 Mar 2019


This wristband is saving lives of thousands of babies

Every year, an estimated 15 million babies are born prematurely around the globe.

14 Aug 2018


Global Liveability Index: Vienna goes top, replaces Melbourne

The Austrian capital of Vienna has leapfrogged Australia's Melbourne to become the world's most pleasant city to live in.

25 Jun 2018

Sri Lanka

Women's cricket: India face New Zealand in World T20 opener

The Indian women's cricket team will begin their ICC Women's World T20 campaign against New Zealand.

26 Mar 2018


6.4 magnitude quakes strikes Indonesia, tsunami alert issued briefly

A 6.4 magnitude quake shook eastern Indonesia this morning. A tsunami alert was issued, but it stayed active briefly.

26 Feb 2018


7.5-magnitude quake hits energy-rich Papua New Guinea, oil-and-gas operations suspended

A powerful 7.5 magnitude earthquake hit Papua New Guinea early this morning, halting operations in the energy-rich interiors.

23 Nov 2017


Papua New Guinea police enter controversial former Australia-run detention centre

Police in Papua New Guinea (PNG) have entered a controversial former offshore detention center run by Australia to evict asylum seekers.

20 Sep 2017


US to resettle 50 refugees from Australia's controversial offshore centers

A group of 50 refugees housed in Australia's controversial offshore detention centers in Nauru and Papua New Guinea (PNG), are the first to be accepted by the US under a resettlement deal.

17 Jun 2017


US to soon decide on resettling Australia's Manus Island detainees

As the Australian government prepares to close down its detention centre in Manus Island, US is set to decide soon on whether they would take the detainees in, as per the terms of a previous agreement.

15 Jun 2017


Australia pays $53 million compensation for harsh asylum policy

Australian government has decided to pay $53 million in compensation to the asylum-seekers whom it kept detained at the Manus Island in Papua New Guinea (PNG) between 2012-16 under harsh conditions.

Plastic currency notes - RBI to begin field trials soon

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is planning to introduce new Rs 10 plastic currency notes on trial basis from September.