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Meghalaya mine tragedy: Skeleton of another trapped miner spotted

Meghalaya mine tragedy: Skeleton of another trapped miner spotted

Two decomposed bodies were spotted earlier and out of them only one body could be recovered.

Feb 25, 2019, 06:29 AM IST
Boycott everything Kashmiri, says Meghalaya Governor Tathagata Roy

Boycott everything Kashmiri, says Meghalaya Governor Tathagata Roy

Meanwhile, the Home Ministry asked all states and union territories to maintain order and ensure the safety of the people hailing from J&K.

Feb 19, 2019, 16:33 PM IST
Will decide at appropriate time to snap ties with NDA : Meghalaya CM

Will decide at appropriate time to snap ties with NDA : Meghalaya CM

Sangma along with other North-East-based regional parties had sought support of several political parties not to vote in favour of the Bill if it is tabled in the Rajya Sabha.

Feb 06, 2019, 00:54 AM IST
Meghalaya: Naval divers spot skeletons during search for trapped miners

Meghalaya: Naval divers spot skeletons during search for trapped miners

It has nearly been a month now that 15 miners were trapped inside the illegal rat-hole coal mine in East Jaintia Hills district of Meghalaya.

Jan 17, 2019, 16:29 PM IST
Israel's biggest relief and rescue team lauds NDRF's efforts to trace missing Meghalaya miners

Israel's biggest relief and rescue team lauds NDRF's efforts to trace missing Meghalaya miners

It has been a month since 15 miners have been trapped in an illegal coal mine in Meghalaya's East Jaintia hills district.

Jan 13, 2019, 13:21 PM IST
Operation to rescue trapped 15 Meghalaya miners continues on Day 29

Operation to rescue trapped 15 Meghalaya miners continues on Day 29

The 15 miners have been trapped inside a 370-foot-deep illegal coal mine in East Jaintia Hills since December 13.

Jan 10, 2019, 17:33 PM IST
Meghalaya miners rescue ops latest update, Day 27: Navy's machine to measure visibility at mine's bottom gets stuck

Meghalaya miners rescue ops latest update, Day 27: Navy's machine to measure visibility at mine's bottom gets stuck

Navy's ROV was sent down the 370-feet-deep rat-hole coal mine in Meghalaya.

Jan 08, 2019, 13:44 PM IST
Meghalaya miner rescue ops, Day 25, latest updates: Rescue ops hit roadblock as pumps fail, divers could not enter mine

Meghalaya miner rescue ops, Day 25, latest updates: Rescue ops hit roadblock as pumps fail, divers could not enter mine

NDRF-led rescue teams will resume operations again on Monday.

Jan 07, 2019, 06:31 AM IST
Meghalaya miners rescue ops update, Day 21: Navy, NDRF divers to measure water level afresh

Meghalaya miners rescue ops update, Day 21: Navy, NDRF divers to measure water level afresh

The exercise will be undertaken to ascertain if the abandoned mine is connected with the 370-foot-deep mine in which the 15 miners were trapped.

Jan 02, 2019, 18:56 PM IST
On 19th day of Meghalaya rescue ops, divers find coal, wooden structure, but not trapped miners

On 19th day of Meghalaya rescue ops, divers find coal, wooden structure, but not trapped miners

The rescue operations to trace 15 miners trapped in an abandoned Meghalaya coal mine are on for the past 19 days.

Dec 31, 2018, 20:31 PM IST
On 18th day of Meghalaya rescue ops, Navy divers re-enter shaft, want water level reduced

On 18th day of Meghalaya rescue ops, Navy divers re-enter shaft, want water level reduced

On the 18th day of the operation, the Navy divers stayed inside the shaft for three hours with a hi-tech gadget.

Dec 31, 2018, 18:55 PM IST
Fate of trapped Meghalaya miners uncertain, Navy divers set to join rescue operation

Fate of trapped Meghalaya miners uncertain, Navy divers set to join rescue operation

IAF, Coal India Limited and Kirloskar Brothers' Limited are already part of the rescue team trying to bring out the 15 stranded miners from the illegal coal mine in Jaintia Hills district.

Dec 28, 2018, 18:11 PM IST
4-year-old boy goes missing from marriage party in Meghalaya

4-year-old boy goes missing from marriage party in Meghalaya

A senior police officer said all aspects in the case are being looked at, including that of kidnapping.

Dec 28, 2018, 00:31 AM IST
Day 14: Meghalaya miners remain untraced, rescue operations still suspended

Day 14: Meghalaya miners remain untraced, rescue operations still suspended

The miners were trapped in the illegal pit after water from nearby Lytein River gushed into the mine. 

Dec 26, 2018, 12:15 PM IST
Rescue operations for 15 trapped in 370-foot-deep Meghalaya mine since 12 days put on hold

Rescue operations for 15 trapped in 370-foot-deep Meghalaya mine since 12 days put on hold

Seven of the 15 trapped victims hail from two villages in Aman's constituency in West Garo Hills district.

Dec 25, 2018, 10:27 AM IST

Upper age limit of appointment of teachers raised in Meghalaya

Home Minister James K Sangma said that the cabinet approved recommendations of the high powered expert committee on implementation of 5th Meghalaya pay commission. 

Sep 07, 2018, 17:24 PM IST
Meghalaya CM Conrad K Sangma quits Lok Sabha

Meghalaya CM Conrad K Sangma quits Lok Sabha

Sangma, who won the by-election from South Tura, said he had submitted his resignation to Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan.

Sep 04, 2018, 15:16 PM IST
Marriage certificate mandatory in Meghalaya: Official

Marriage certificate mandatory in Meghalaya: Official

The government has issued instructions to all government departments to ensure that individuals submit the certificates for all official purposes, registration department under, secretary B Syiemlieh

Aug 30, 2018, 15:05 PM IST
Assembly bypolls in Meghalaya on Thursday, Meghalaya CM Conrad Sangma's fate to be decided

Assembly bypolls in Meghalaya on Thursday, Meghalaya CM Conrad Sangma's fate to be decided

Son of former chief minister Purno Sangma, he became the chief minister on March 6 with the support of regional parties and the BJP.

Aug 22, 2018, 13:06 PM IST