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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

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

Govt to soon start auction process for commercial coal mines

The government may soon start the process of commercial coal mine auction as it waits for feedback on the discussion paper floated by the coal ministry.

Apr 05, 2017, 16:57 PM IST

In down-and-out coal country, Trump is received as a hero

No sooner had he begun speaking in Charleston, West Virginia late Thursday than Trump launched into an attack on the presumptive Democratic nominee.

May 06, 2016, 17:11 PM IST

Four miners rescued in China after 36 days trapped underground

The operation to save the men trapped more than 200 metres underground took two hours as they were hauled up to the surface one by one in a narrow capsule.

Jan 30, 2016, 00:28 AM IST

Six China miners saved after 7 days underground: Xinhua

 Six men were rescued from a flooded Chinese coal mine Monday having survived a week underground after at least four of their co-workers were killed, state media said.

Jul 27, 2015, 08:54 AM IST

11 workers trapped in mine rescued after 40 hours in China

All the 11 miners who were trapped in a mine pit in southwest China's Yunnan Province have been brought out to safety after 40 hours of rescue operation.

Jul 27, 2015, 08:20 AM IST

Nine dead in Myanmar jade mine landslide: State media

Rescuers are searching for more than 20 miners buried by a landslide at a jade mine in remote war-torn northern Myanmar that killed at least nine people, state media reported Wednesday.

Apr 01, 2015, 11:30 AM IST

Cost of mining will go up: Miners on new Mines Bill

 The cost of mining is set to go up with the passage of the new mining bill that mandates miners to pay more for project affected people, according to industry officials.

Mar 21, 2015, 17:42 PM IST

Rescuers find 32 dead miners in east Ukraine mine: Official

Rescuers found 32 bodies of miners in the Zasyadko mine in eastern Ukraine a day after a blast ripped through the shaft, a rebel official said today.

Mar 05, 2015, 16:23 PM IST

Dozens of miners missing feared dead in rebel east Ukraine

Dozens of miners were trapped underground and feared dead after a blast on Wednesday at a coal mine in the eastern Ukrainian rebel stronghold of Donetsk on Tuesday, with rescuers saying the chance of finding many survivors was slim.

Mar 04, 2015, 20:07 PM IST

Five miners abducted in Pakistan

Five miners were today abducted from Pakistan's troubled Baluchistan province, a day after five persons were killed in a landmine explosion, highlighting the growing lawlessness in the area.

Jan 27, 2015, 23:08 PM IST

Jharkhand polls: Rajnath Singh promises steps for Bhuli if BJP wins

Steps to solve the long standing problems of miners staying at Bhuli, Asia's largest labour colony, would be taken if BJP is voted to power in Jharkhand, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said.

Dec 11, 2014, 16:58 PM IST

18 miners killed in Indonesia landslide

At least 18 miners were killed in landslide at an illegal gold mine in Indonesia's West Kalimantan province, an official said Sunday.

Oct 06, 2014, 00:20 AM IST

34 miners trapped after Bosnia quake

Thirty-four miners remained trapped inside a Bosnian coal mine today after an earthquake triggered a gas explosion and caved in two tunnels.

Sep 05, 2014, 10:56 AM IST

Eleven miners trapped underground in Honduran gold mine

A landslide at the entrance of a small gold mine in southern Honduras trapped at least 11 miners underground on Wednesday, firefighters said.

Jul 03, 2014, 10:58 AM IST

5 miners killed, dozens trapped in illegal Mozambique gold mine

Mozambique police said Thursday at least a dozen people were trapped underground after an illegal mine collapsed in the northern district of Memba, killing five miners.

May 15, 2014, 21:59 PM IST

At least 20 dead in collapsed coal mine in Turkey: Lawmaker

At least 20 miners were feared dead and up to 400 others trapped after a coal mine collapsed in the western Turkish province of Manisa, a lawmaker said.

May 13, 2014, 23:40 PM IST

Trapped miners confirmed dead in central China

The bodies of six miners trapped after a rock burst at a coal mine in central China`s Henan province were found by rescuers Friday.

Mar 28, 2014, 14:33 PM IST