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East Jaintia Hills

Second body recovered retrieved from Meghalaya coal mine

The first body was found on January 26.

28 Feb 2019 10:32 AM

First body pulled out of Meghalaya mine, 42 days after workers got stuck

It took six men - 2 from the NDRF, 3 navy men and one civil hospital staffer - to pull out the body from the flooded mine.

24 Jan 2019 4:04 PM

Meghalaya: Families of stuck miners lose hope, wait for bodies

Water filled the shaft halfway up, and despite the use of pumps, it remains too deep for divers to operate.

13 Jan 2019 1:39 AM

2 killed in another Meghalaya mine collapse; rescue stumbles at older site

'It is suspected that boulders hit them when they tried to extract coal,' police said.

07 Jan 2019 9:03 AM

Is Illegal coal mining a political necessity?

The BJP accused the then Congress-led coalition government for "not doing enough" to combat the ban.

05 Jan 2019 4:49 AM


Pumps idle, little progress in Meghalaya miners' rescue

‘Only 3 out of 13 high-powered pumps that were brought to site could be installed and used so far,’ said operation spokesperson R Susngi.

04 Jan 2019 5:45 PM

Meghalaya mine disaster: Navy, NDRF divers to go down to measure afresh water level

The exercise is to find out if abandoned mine is connected with 370-foot-deep mine in which 15 miners are trapped.

02 Jan 2019 5:21 PM

SC agrees to hear plea seeking urgent steps for rescue of trapped Meghalaya miners

15 miners are still trapped inside an illegal coal mine in East Jaintia Hills district of Meghalaya since December 13.

02 Jan 2019 1:15 PM

Navy team leader enters Meghalaya mine to ascertain water level as rescue restarts

The Navy wanted to measure water level as their divers can operate up to 100 feet in a closed container-type situation, an official said.

30 Dec 2018 5:42 PM

Meghalaya rescue ops to resume with use of sophisticated equipment

15 miners have been trapped in mine in East Jaintia Hills district since Dec 13, after water from nearby Lytein river gushed into it.

30 Dec 2018 2:54 PM


Disaster response is shocking

The National Disaster Response Force has done singularly little to save the trapped men.

28 Dec 2018 12:00 AM

Cong MP moves adjournment motion on miners trapped in 'Mizoram' instead of Meghalaya

Around 15 miners have been trapped in an illegal coal mine at Kasan village of Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills district for past 2 weeks.

27 Dec 2018 4:24 PM