New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday banned the transportation of extracted coal lying at various sites in Meghalaya which has had no success in rescuing 15 miners trapped inside an illegal rat-hole coal mine for almost a month.
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday came down strongly on the Meghalaya government on the issue of rampant illegal mining of coal in the state. Highlighting the plight of 15 miners trapped inside an illegal coal mine in Meghalaya’s East Jaintia Hills, the court said the same indicated that the state had failed in…
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday directed the Centre and Meghalaya government to file a status report regarding the progress of rescue operations of trapped Meghalaya miners by 7 January.
New Delhi: Expressing concern over the slow progress of rescue operations of coal miners trapped in Meghalaya, the Supreme Court told solicitor general Tushar Mehta to inform it of the steps taken by the central government by Friday.
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Shillong: The Navy and NDRF divers waited all day Thursday to resume rescue work but could not since the water level remained unchanged in the 370-feet-deep shaft in Meghalaya’s East Jaintia Hills district where 15 miners are trapped since December 13.
Shillong: The multi-agency operation to rescue the miners trapped in a flooded quarry in Meghalaya’s East Jaintia Hills district was hindered after the high-powered pumps encountered technical snags on Tuesday, officials said.
New Delhi: Rescue teams are trying to trace 15 workers trapped in a rat-hole mine in Meghalaya for 18 days. Over the years, indiscriminate mining of coal, especially in the state, has taken a toll on its ecology and put many lives at risk. Mint analyses the perils of this mining method.
Khliehriat: A team leader from the Indian Navy and NDRF personnel went inside a 370-foot-deep mine, where 15 miners are trapped, to ascertain the water level inside on Sunday afternoon, officials said.
Lumthari (Meghalaya): The multi-agency operation launched on Sunday to rescue the 15 miners trapped in a 370-foot-deep coal mine here did not yield much results as the divers from the Indian Navy and NDRF could not reach the bottom of the pit, officials said.