Thursday, January 24, 2019

Body of dead miner located again

Shillong |Wednesday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
The Indian Navy on Wednesday located the body of a miner which had slipped from the jaw of the underwater remotely operated vehicle (UROV) on Tuesday while they were pulling it out from a rat-hole coal mine in Meghalaya, an official said.... read..

Meghalaya says not yet decided to call off rescue operation

Shillong |Monday, 2019 8:45:40 PM IST
Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma on Monday said the government has not yet decided to call off the operations to rescue 15 miners trapped inside a 370 feet deep coal mine for more than a month in East Jaintia Hills district.... read..

Meghalaya issues modified coal transportation order

Shillong |Saturday, 2019 4:45:04 PM IST
The Meghalaya government has issued a modified order allowing transportation of coal in transit through the state, before a Supreme Court hearing on the issue, an official said on Saturday.... read..

Meghalaya mine tragedy: Navy divers search for detected body

Shillong |Saturday, 2019 11:45:04 PM IST
The Navy divers were on Saturday searching for the body of an unidentified miner in a 370-feet flooded coal mine in Meghalayaa's East Jaintia Hills district, an official said.... read..

I-League: Real Kashmir record comfortable victory against Lajong

Shillong |Saturday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST
Real Kashmir FC notched up a comfortable solitary-goal-victory over bottom-placed Shillong Lajong at the JN stadium here on Saturday.... read..

Meghalaya CM seeks exemption from coal mining Act

Shillong |Friday, 2019 10:45:04 PM IST
Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma on Friday sought Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh's intervention in getting exemption from the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act and Coal Mines Nationalisation Act to restore mining in the northeas... read..

Meghalaya authorities express 'inability' to evacuate trapped miners

Shillong |Friday, 2019 10:15:04 PM IST
District authorities on Friday visited the families of three of the 15 miners who are trapped, now for over a month, inside an illegal flooded coal mine in Meghalaya and expressed their "inability" to evacuate them.... read..

33 Bhutanese coal trucks stopped from heading to Bangladesh

Shillong |Friday, 2019 6:45:05 PM IST
Indian Customs law disallowed 33 Bhutanese coal-laden trucks at Dawki integrated check post (ICP) in Meghalaya to transit to Bangladesh following a Supreme Court order banning the transportation of extracted coal in Meghalaya, an official said on Friday.... read..

Meghalaya CM inaugurates Orchid Lake Cottages to boost tourism in state

Shillong (Meghalaya) [India] | January 18, 2019 6:11:31 PM IST
The northeastern state of Meghalaya is one of the most scenic places in the country and has a lot to offer visitors. Ranging from lush green mountains, scenic landscape and picturesque beauty, Meghalaya has emerged as a favourite destination for tourists.... read..

Meghalaya coal mine tragedy: 3 families invited to view ROV captured video

East Jaintia Hills (Meghalaya), [India] | January 17, 2019 10:11:36 PM IST
Families of three miners who were trapped in a mine at Ksan near Lytei˝ River in East Jaintia Hills were invited on Thursday to view the video captured by the underwater vehicle, after the Navy divers spotted skeletons during the rescue operation.... read..

IAF lands An-32 aircraft at Pakyong airport in Sikkim

Shillong [India] | January 17, 2019 8:41:37 PM IST
The Indian Air Force (IAF) landed its Antonov-32 transport aircraft at the Sikkim airport boosting the land-locked state's connectivity with rest of the country.... read..

Navy divers detect one of 15 Meghalaya miners trapped in a rat-hole coal mine

East Jaintia Hills (Meghalaya) [India] | January 17, 2019 10:11:30 AM IST
The divers of Indian Navy on Thursday detected the body of one miner out of 15 who are trapped in an illegal rat-hole coal mine in Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills district for over a month now.... read..
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