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After Meghalaya mining tragedy, 4 from Assam now killed in illegal coal mine at Yonglok village in Nagaland
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After Meghalaya mining tragedy, 4 from Assam now killed in illegal coal mine at Yonglok village in Nagaland

The mine was recently shut down following a state government order banning illegal coal mining and a provisional ban on licensed mining activity

Navy retrieves body of Meghalaya miner 77 days after tragedy; body recovered using UROV and NDRF boat
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Navy retrieves body of Meghalaya miner 77 days after tragedy; body recovered using UROV and NDRF boat

This is the second "heavily" decomposed body to be lifted from the Meghalaya mine after it flooded on 13 December, 2018. The body was dispatched to Civil Hospital at the district headquarter in Khliehriat for post-mortem

Supreme Court directs Centre to airlift Kirloskar pumps to Meghalaya to recover trapped miners’ bodies
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Supreme Court directs Centre to airlift Kirloskar pumps to Meghalaya to recover trapped miners’ bodies

The Supreme Court issued a notice to the Centre, directing it to recover the bodies of miners trapped in Meghalaya’s East Jaintia hills district

Meghalaya mining accident: State may call off already disastrous rescue operation after consulting experts at site
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Meghalaya mining accident: State may call off already disastrous rescue operation after consulting experts at site

With the detection of the first body inside the 320-feet-deep illegal rat-hole coal mine in Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills district, the families of the 15 workers trapped inside the quarry are prepared for the worst.

Meghalaya mine tragedy: Decomposed body of miner detected inside rat-hole; several skeletons also uncovered by navy
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Meghalaya mine tragedy: Decomposed body of miner detected inside rat-hole; several skeletons also uncovered by navy

Navy divers have found a body of one of the 15 trapped miners and also spotted several skeletons in the flooded rat-hole coal mines in Meghalaya East Jaintia Hills district, weeks after a multi-agency search operation was launched to rescue them

Meghalaya mine tragedy: Indian Navy recovers body of one of 15 miners, says will be extracted only under supervision of doctors
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Meghalaya mine tragedy: Indian Navy recovers body of one of 15 miners, says will be extracted only under supervision of doctors

The rescue teams — which included the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) — detected the body of a miner on Tuesday, with the help of an underwater remotely-operated vehicle (ROV).

Month after Meghalaya mine tragedy, NGT committee asks state police to investigate 1,200 cases of illegal mining
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Month after Meghalaya mine tragedy, NGT committee asks state police to investigate 1,200 cases of illegal mining

The Meghalaya police have been told by the NGT that their probe should reach a logical conclusion after taking into account all 1200 cases of illegal rat-hole mining in East Garo Hills, South-West Khasi Hills and West and East Jaintia Hills districts.

Meghalaya mine tragedy: One crore litre water pumped out, remotely-operated vehicles being used for rescue mission, state govt tells SC
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Meghalaya mine tragedy: One crore litre water pumped out, remotely-operated vehicles being used for rescue mission, state govt tells SC

The state government told a bench of Justices AK Sikri and S Abdul Nazeer that one crore litre of water has been pumped out so far from the illegal mine but seepage form nearby rivers was creating hurdles in the rescue operation.

'Trapped Meghalaya miners should be brought out dead or alive': Supreme Court pulls up state govt over plight of workers
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'Trapped Meghalaya miners should be brought out dead or alive': Supreme Court pulls up state govt over plight of workers

The Supreme Court on Thursday pulled up the Meghalaya government over the plight of the 15 miners who have been trapped in a rat hole coal mine since 13 December. The bench expressed its displeasure over the inadequate steps taken by the state to rescue the workers in the flooded quarry.

Meghalaya mine tragedy: Multi-agency rescue efforts resume to track trapped miners after divers fail to reach bottom of pit
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Meghalaya mine tragedy: Multi-agency rescue efforts resume to track trapped miners after divers fail to reach bottom of pit

Navy divers on Monday successfully entered the inundated rat hole coal mine at East Jaintia Hills in Meghalaya, where 15 miners have been trapped since 13 December. A 15-member diving team of the navy from Vishakhapatnam had arrived at Meghalaya on Saturday to help with the rescue operations.

Daily Bulletin: Triple talaq bill to be tabled in RS today; rescue ops in Meghalaya mine to continue with hi-tech equipment; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: Triple talaq bill to be tabled in RS today; rescue ops in Meghalaya mine to continue with hi-tech equipment; day's top stories

Triple talaq bill to be tabled in the Rajya Sabha even as Opposition has said it will not allow passage; rescue operations for Meghalaya miners continue with hi-tech equipment; day's top stories

Meghalaya mine tragedy: Multi-agency rescue operation begins with sophisticated diving equipment, machinery
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Meghalaya mine tragedy: Multi-agency rescue operation begins with sophisticated diving equipment, machinery

The multi-agency operation to rescue the 15 miners trapped in a 370-foot-deep rat-hole coal mine was all set to resume on Sunday, officials said.

Survivor of Meghalaya mine tragedy says ‘no way trapped miners will still be alive’ even as NDRF, navy divers gear up for rescue efforts
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Survivor of Meghalaya mine tragedy says ‘no way trapped miners will still be alive’ even as NDRF, navy divers gear up for rescue efforts

As operation to rescue 15 trapped miners continue at the 370-foot-deep illegal coal mine in East Jaintia Hills district, a survivor of the 13 December accident said on Saturday that there is no way the trapped miners will come out alive.