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Meghalaya
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

India  /  Published 22.11.19

Don't implement CAB in Meghalaya : state BJP

The Meghalaya unit of the BJP has urged Union home minister Amit Shah to exclude the state from the purview of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, that is proposed to be tabled during the winter s...
By PTI in Shillong

North East  /  Published 13.01.20

Meghalaya waives export fee

The Meghalaya government will lose over Rs 6 crore with the state cabinet deciding to do away with fees on export of forest produce and some minor minerals outside the state.Speaking to reporters afte...
By Rining Lyngdoh in Shillong

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

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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

North East  /  Published 25.12.19

Rs 33-lakh cattle seized on border

Attempts to smuggle cattle along the international border with Bangladesh are continuing, BSF’s Meghalaya frontier said on Wednesday.Over the past few days, the troops have been able to seize severa...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

North East  /  Published 09.05.19

Three labourers die in Meghalaya ring well

The bodies of three persons, trapped inside a 54-foot ring well near New Shillong township on Thursday morning, were recovered in the evening. The under-construction ring well (so called because of th...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

North East  /  Published 03.05.19

Plea in Supreme Court to transport all coal stock from Meghalaya

Senior advocate Colin Gonsalves, who is the amicus curiae in the coal mining cases being heard in the Supreme Court, on Friday submitted that all coal stock from Meghalaya should be transported to Guw...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

North East  /  Published 02.05.19

6000 youths in the running for army jobs

Over 6,000 youths from across Meghalaya have registered themselves for an army recruitment drive, which commenced here on Thursday, pointing to a job crunch elsewhere.According to official data, 6,417...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong


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