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Eastern Coalfields Ecl
Jharkhand  /  Published 10.05.22

Mining: Roof collapse kills 3

Three persons were feared dead and several others injured when a mine roof collapsed at an illegal mining site of Kaparsa Colliery of Eastern Coalfields Limited in Nirsa block of Dhanbad on Monday nig...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 16.12.20

Body of trapped miner found

The body was finally sent for post-mortem during the wee hours of Wednesday after a meeting was held between the protestors and the ECL management. It was agreed that ECL would pay compensation of Rs ...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.12.20

Day 3: no trace of trapped miners

Work to rescue two trapped miners from the flooded Khudia mine of Eastern Coalfield continued on a war footing for the third day on Thursday, but Basia Maji and Manik Bauri could not be reached All s...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.12.20

Divers join mine rescue efforts

National Disaster Response Force team in Ranchi, they told us that they did not have expertise in mine rescue. Hence, we contacted the Cuttuck team of divers, many of whom are ex-Navy men and have exp...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

West Bengal  /  Published 09.12.20

Homes for subsidence victims

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee ended more than a decade-long wait of people, who had lost their residences because of subsidence in coal belt, when she handed over documents of homes built by the stat...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Asansol

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Jharkhand  /  Published 08.12.20

2 trapped in flooded coal mine

Former Nirsa MLA Arup Chatterjee, who was at the site, said mining operations at the site were launched two days ago. “The colliery was lying closed since November 27 when there was a similar in...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

West Bengal  /  Published 30.11.20

ECL officer had no ailment, says wife

The wife of the Eastern Coalfields Ltd (ECL) officer who collapsed during a CBI interrogation and died soon after has said her husband had no prior history of any cardiac ailment. “My husband h...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Asansol

West Bengal  /  Published 17.10.20

Finger at coal mafia for cracks on homes

Around 2,500 residents of Bansra and Sishubagan, on the outskirts of Raniganj town in West Burdwan, have accused coal smugglers of carrying out blasts that have led to cracks in their homes and on the...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Raniganj

Business  /  Published 11.09.20

CIL to revive 12 closed mines

Coal India is planning to revive underground mine production in a bid to boost overall output. The public sector miner has identified 12 mines with provisional reserves of around 1,060 million tonnes...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 26.02.19

Eastern Coalfields mine blamed for house cracks

Residents near an Eastern Coalfields mine here have complained that cracks developed at their houses because of continuous blasting to extract coal. The villagers said although they had lodged several...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee


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