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Meghalaya mine tragedy: Second body pulled out of flooded coal pit

The second body was detected on Wednesday evening with the help of Navy's remotely operated underwater vehicle (ROV).

Feb 27, 2019, 21:13 PM IST

Second miner's body recovered from flooded coal mine in Meghalaya

The first body was recovered on Thursday in a joint operation by the Indian Navy and the National Disaster Response Force, nine days after it was spotted.

Jan 26, 2019, 13:29 PM IST

Meghalaya mine mishap: Body of miner recovered; postmortem to take place

The 15 miners were trapped since December 13, 2018, in the 370-feet deep flooded coal mine at Ksan near Lytein River in the district.

Jan 24, 2019, 16:20 PM IST

Meghalaya mine tragedy: Not abandoning operation to pull out bodies, govt tells SC

The SC had earlier expressed dissatisfaction with the rescue efforts to trace the miners and rapped the Meghalaya government for not seeking the Army's help.

Jan 21, 2019, 12:57 PM IST

Meghalaya miners' families request for retrieving decomposed body

The Navy divers had detected Wednesday the decomposed body of one of the miners, using an unmanned, remotely-operated vehicle (ROV) at a depth of around 160 feet inside the main shaft.

Jan 20, 2019, 00:25 AM IST

Meghalaya mine tragedy: Families unable to identify dead body of a miner

The body was detected on Wednesday by Navy divers, who used an unmanned remotely-operated vehicle (ROV). The body was found at a depth of around 160 feet inside the main shaft.

Jan 19, 2019, 06:51 AM IST

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

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

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

Navy sends 5 ROV to survey nearby abandoned coal mines

On Monday, the Navy had sent a ROV down the 370-feet-deep main shaft to determine visibility at the base of the shaft, but it got stuck.

Jan 08, 2019, 21:23 PM IST

2 high-power pumps infuse new hope in finding trapped 15 Meghalaya miners on Day 23 of rescue operations

No contact has been established yet with the trapped miners till now. 

Jan 06, 2019, 00:11 AM IST

SC directs Centre, Meghalaya govt to file status report on Jan 7 on progress of rescue operation of trapped miners

The court said that the mine owners should be punished.

Jan 04, 2019, 13:39 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 should be taken out dead or alive: SC flays state government

Fifteen miners are trapped inside a 370-foot-deep illegal coal mine in East Jaintia Hills district since December 13, 2018, after water from a nearby river gushed in, puncturing the mine wall. 

Jan 03, 2019, 12:26 PM IST

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

The matter was mentioned for urgent listing before a bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice S K Kaul. 

Jan 02, 2019, 12:10 PM IST

Trapped Meghalaya miners untraced even as Odisha firefighters pump out water

National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) rescuers and Odisha firefighters on Tuesday began dewatering the coal mine in their bid to rescue 15 coal miners trapped in Meghalaya`s East Jaintia Hills district, an official said.

Jan 02, 2019, 06:56 AM IST

5W1H: Rescue of miners still underway in Jaintia Hills, Meghalaya

As the search operations for miners trapped in the rat-hole mine in Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills enters the third week, a heavy transport aircraft of the Indian Air Force carrying 10 high-power pumps landed at the Assam's Guwahati airport on Friday.

Dec 29, 2018, 16:58 PM IST

Ground Reports: Navy divers to join rescue operation for trapped Meghalaya miners

As the search operations for the 15 miners trapped in the rat-hole mine in Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills enters the third week, a heavy transport aircraft of the Indian Air Force carrying 10 high-power pumps landed at the Assam's Guwahati airport on Friday.

Dec 29, 2018, 13:32 PM IST

Meghalaya rescue operation: Navy divers, high-pressure pumps to reach site today

As the search operations for the 15 miners trapped in the rat-hole mine in Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills enters the third week, a heavy transport aircraft of the Indian Air Force carrying 10 high-power pumps landed at the Assam's Guwahati airport on Friday.

Dec 29, 2018, 11:22 AM IST