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Three months after Meghalaya mine mishap, SC asks kin of trapped miners if they want recovery of highly-decomposed bodies
India

Three months after Meghalaya mine mishap, SC asks kin of trapped miners if they want recovery of highly-decomposed bodies

Fifteen miners were trapped on 13 December, 2018 in an illegal coal mine at Ksan in East Jaintia Hills district of Meghalaya, about 3.7 km deep inside a forest, when water from the nearby Lytein river gushed into it

Many laws, failed implementation: New UN report explains why countries are unable to protect environment
World

Many laws, failed implementation: New UN report explains why countries are unable to protect environment

The UN report noted that the number of attacks on environmental defenders is only increasing; in 2017 alone, 197 environmental defenders were murdered.

Odisha fire services team leaves for Meghalaya to help rescue miners trapped in rat-hole coal mine for 15 days
India

Odisha fire services team leaves for Meghalaya to help rescue miners trapped in rat-hole coal mine for 15 days

The miners are trapped in a 370-foot-deep illegal coal mine in the Ksan area of Lumthari village in Meghalaya since 13 December

Plight of trapped miners in Meghalaya raises important question: Just how low will mining elite stoop to make a profit?
India

Plight of trapped miners in Meghalaya raises important question: Just how low will mining elite stoop to make a profit?

Only by a strange twist of fate will the miners — trapped in the flooded mine at Ksan in Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills for over two weeks — survive the catastrophe

Search for trapped miners resumes in Meghalaya; case filed against government to seek compensation for victims' kin
India

Search for trapped miners resumes in Meghalaya; case filed against government to seek compensation for victims' kin

The search operation launched to trace at least 14 labourers, trapped in an illegal coal mine in Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills district, resumed Wednesday after it took a hit due to strong winds and heavy rains