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Meghalaya miners

SC asks trapped miners kin if they wish to get decomposed bodies recovered

The top court is hearing a plea which had sought urgent steps for rescuing the miners trapped in the rat-hole mine.

19 Mar 2019 3:53 PM

SC to hear PIL on rescue efforts for trapped miners in Meghalaya tomorrow

A bench headed by Supreme Court Justice AK Sikri on Monday said that 'it seems to be certain that nobody is alive'.

04 Feb 2019 3:24 PM

Navy detects another body inside Meghalaya’s flooded coal mine

Official said second body was detected from the same 'rat-hole' coal miner where first body was detected on Jan 16.

26 Jan 2019 1:24 PM

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

Want decent burial: Families as bodies pulled out of mine ‘fall apart’

Reginal Susngi, rescue spokesperson said as per the expert opinion, the body could only be retrieved after it is disintegrated.

18 Jan 2019 10:15 AM


No blueprint of illegal mine, facing difficulties in rescue ops: Centre to SC

The government told the apex court that the illegal mine was located near a river and seepage of water was hindering the rescue operation.

04 Jan 2019 1:58 PM

Meghalaya tragedy: Pumps fail to yield results; water level remains same

Spokesperson said divers would resume ops once water level at main shaft decreases to about 100 feet from its current level of over 160 ft.

03 Jan 2019 3:38 PM

Not satisfied with rescue ops; dead or alive, take them out: SC to Meghalaya

The top court questioned the state government about the steps taken to rescue the miners.

03 Jan 2019 12:31 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