North East  /  Published 26.12.18

Firm offers aid for rescuing trapped miners

A Pune-based firm, which sent its technical experts to Thailand earlier this year to aid the rescue of 13 people trapped in a cave, said on Wednesday that it was in touch with the Meghalaya government...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

North East  /  Published 25.12.18

Mining goes down the rabbit hole in Shillong

There seems to be no hope at the end of the tunnel for the 15 labourers trapped in a coal mine in Meghalaya’s East Jaintia Hills a fortnight ago, as search operations have been suspended by the Megh...
By PTI in Shillong

Business  /  Published 08.01.20

Apex court heat on Adani

The Supreme Court has revived a probe against the Adani group in an alleged case of over-valuation of coal imported from Indonesia between 2011 and 2015.The apex court stayed a ruling of the Bombay hi...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 08.01.20

Centre opens up coal mining to all

The Union cabinet on Wednesday approved the promulgation of an ordinance to open up coal mining in the country to non-coal companies while removing restrictions on the end-use of the fuel in a bid to ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 08.02.19

SC seeks report on illegal mines in Meghalaya

The Supreme Court on Friday sought details from the Meghalaya government on the number of illegal mines functioning in the state in the wake of 15 miners getting trapped in a flooded mine in East Jain...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi


North East  /  Published 04.02.19

Coal transport continues despite SC ban

Illegal mining and transportation of coal from Meghalaya are continuing through Kamrup district of lower Assam despite a ban on such activities by the Supreme Court till February 19.After 15 miners we...
By Kulendu Kalita in Boko

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.01.20

BCCL bid to clean Dhanbad air

Bharat Coking Coal Ltd (BCCL), under glare from the state pollution watchdog for contributing to the worsening air quality in Dhanbad, is planning to procure 14 sprinklers and three dust-sweeping mach...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

North East  /  Published 26.01.19

Second body detected in Meghalaya coal mine

A second body, believed to be of one of the 15 miners trapped inside a flooded coal mine in Meghalaya’s East Jaiñtia Hills since December 13, was detected in a rat-hole of the main shaft at 3am on ...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

Jharkhand  /  Published 26.12.19

Dumper crushes miner on duty

A Central Coalfields contract labourer, working at Kantaghar mines in Kathara area, around 40km from Bokaro Steel City, died while loading coal when he was run over by a dumper late on Wednesday night...
By Suresh Prasad Nikhar in Bokaro

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.01.19

Black diamond casts bleak shadow in Dhanbad

A nameless man’s death inside a PSU mine where he was not authorised to be is par for the course here where some of India’s richest coal deposits and poorest citizens coexist. On Thursday, a day a...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad


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