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Meghalaya mine

Navy stops operation to pull out decomposed body from Meghalaya mine

Fifteen miners disappeared inside the mine on December 13 last year after one of them accidentally punctured the wall of the mine.

21 Jan 2019 9:02 AM

Naval divers detect a body in flooded Meghalaya mine

The Supreme Court has rapped the Meghalaya government over the slow progress of the search operation and inaction on illegal mines.

18 Jan 2019 6:15 AM

Navy divers detect skeletons in search for 15 trapped miners in Meghalaya

Earlier on Wednesday night, divers also detected a body at depth of nearly 210 feet inside the rat hole mine in Meghalaya.

17 Jan 2019 7:08 PM

Meghalaya mine: Body of one spotted out of 15 trapped for over a month

The body was detected at a depth of nearly 210 feet inside the 'rat-hole' mine and naval divers brought it to its mouth.

17 Jan 2019 9:07 AM

Month after mishap, NGT asks Meghalaya police to crack whip on illegal mining

NGT had imposed blanket ban on coal mining, transportation in Meghalaya in 2014, citing unscientific ways and absence of safety measures.

13 Jan 2019 12:29 PM


‘Miracles happen, carry on efforts to save miners’: SC to Meghalaya govt

SC also asked Meghalaya govt about steps being taken by it against those running illegal mines.

11 Jan 2019 1:30 PM

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

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

Miner avoided falling into Meghalaya mine, where 15 are trapped, holding cable

Poverty and lack of jobs has forced thousands of migrants to risk their lives as 'rat-miners' in Meghalaya.

01 Jan 2019 4:32 PM

On day 17, only 3 helmets recovered, no sign of trapped Meghalaya miners

The Indian Navy joined the operation to rescue 15 miners in the East Jaintia Hills district in Meghalaya.

29 Dec 2018 6:42 PM