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North East  /  Published 06.01.19

Dec report admits to illegal mining

CM Conrad K. Sangma has admitted that the government was aware of continued illegal coal mining...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

Opinion  /  Published 07.01.19

Meghalaya miner rescue delays are criminal

A disaster management protocol must provide for prompt rescue and recognise that violations of law lead to tragedies...
By The Editorial Board

North East  /  Published 05.01.19

Dewatering work in Meghalaya mine resumes

Navy divers to determine water level...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

North East  /  Published 01.01.19

Pumps fail to reduce water in Meghalaya mine

Odisha fire and disaster management services will continue the dewatering process...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

North East  /  Published 26.12.18

Rahul, Rijiju trade barbs over trapped miners

Congress chief urges Modi to 'save the miners'; Minister blames negligence of 'previous Congress govt'...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

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North East  /  Published 19.12.18

2 more miners may be in flooded Meghalaya mine

It has been nearly a week since 13 miners got trapped, but rescue teams have not made much progress...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

North East  /  Published 18.12.18

17 feared trapped in Ksan, says coalminer

Sayeb Ali claims there were 18 people digging in the rat-hole mine when the accident occurred...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

India  /  Published 14.01.19

How deep is Meghalaya's illegal coal tunnel?

Leaders cutting across party lines want the NGT ban to be scrapped but deny any hand in illegal mining...
By Furquan Ameen and infographic by Rahul Awasthi in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 01.01.19

Maldives' move could save cuttlefish

Commercial farming can save these beautiful cephalopods from being endangered...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 31.12.18

The secret support for illegal mining must be addressed

Tied up with issues of tribal rights to land and tribal practices, coal-mining has continued unregulated in Meghalaya...
By The Editorial Board


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