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Meghalaya coal mine

Body of one out of 15 miners, trapped in Meghalaya mine for over a month, spotted

The body was first spotted by rescue teams, including the Indian Navy and the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), with the help of an Underwater Remotely Operated Vehicle (UWROV).

Jan 17, 2019, 08:52 AM IST

Meghalaya mine mishap: Water being pumped out, Navy divers get to work

As many as 15 workers were trapped in a 370-foot-deep illegal coal mine in Ksan area of Lumthari village in the state.

Jan 07, 2019, 23:31 PM IST

Meghalaya mine: No change in water level

The divers of the Navy and the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) were not able to resume the search operation for the 15 trapped miners as they could not go inside due to the high water level.

Jan 03, 2019, 15:01 PM IST

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

Rescue operations underway to trace 15 trapped Meghalaya miners; 3 helmets recovered

The miners are trapped in a 370-feet deep illegal mine in Lumthari village in the district since December 13, when water from the nearby River Lytein flooded the mine.

Dec 29, 2018, 11:19 AM IST

Morning Breaking; 21 NDRF personnel, 10 high-power pumps deployed for rescue operation in Meghalaya

Indian Air force has airlifted 21 personnel of the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) with 10 high power pumps from Bhubaneswar to rescue 15 miners trapped in a flooded rat-hole coal mine in Meghalaya since December 13 last

Dec 29, 2018, 08:24 AM IST

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

Meghalaya: Rescue operation may resume today for miners trapped for 2 weeks

Time is running out for 15 miners trapped in an illegal quarry in Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills district since December 13, as rescue operations were suspended by the state government this week for want of high-powered pumps to remove water from the pit.

Dec 26, 2018, 13:30 PM IST

More than dozen miners still trapped inside Meghalaya coal mine as rescue operations continue for 10th day

The CM said that in its last-ditch effort to save them, the state government has sought high-power submersible pumps from the Coal India Ltd. 

Dec 22, 2018, 14:43 PM IST

Four miners die of suffocation in Megahalaya coal mine

Four miners have died of suffocation inside hazardous rat-hole coal pits in a remote mining area near the Indo-Bangladesh border in Meghalaya’s South West Khasi Hills district and another was crushed in a quarry, officials said on Saturday.

Oct 12, 2013, 13:35 PM IST

After mine mishap, Meghalaya to come up with safety norms

Meghalaya state government wants to hold private mine owners responsible for any mishap in their mines.

Jul 16, 2012, 14:08 PM IST