Meghalaya mine tragedy: Hope for survival of trapped miners rises as team of Indian Navy divers leaves for rescue operation
Hopes of evacuating 15 workers trapped in a flooded coal mine for over two weeks were raised on Friday with the impending arrival a diving team of the Navy along with specialised equipment, including high-pressure pumps.
Meghalaya miners rescue: As wheels of bureaucracy turn slowly, time to ask who gave their lives such low priority
Fifteen days have passed since the miners were trapped in a mine in Meghalaya and everyone is still horsing around. At this late stage, there is no data to indicate the condition of the miners let alone have a blueprint of how to reach them.
Conrad Sangma hits back at Rahul Gandhi, says Meghalaya govt making 'all efforts' to rescue trapped miners
Sangma-led NPP's ally in the state, the BJP, also said the Meghalaya government is doing its best under the chief minister's leadership to bring the victims out of the rat-hole mine in East Jaintia Hills district.
Rahul Gandhi calls on Narendra Modi to save trapped miners in Meghalaya instead of 'strutting about' on Bogibeel Bridge
Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to focus his attention from "posing for cameras" to the 15 miners trapped in a 370-foot-deep illegal coal mine in Meghalaya.
Amritsar mining engineer, who rescued 64 from West Bengal flooded quarry in 1989, to help trace Meghalaya miners
Over a dozen miners were reportedly trapped on 13 December after water from nearby Lytein river gushed into the illegal coal pit in Meghalaya. All efforts made by the district authorities to trace them have turned futile over the past seven days
Number of miners trapped in 'rat-hole' coal mine in Meghalaya goes up to 15: 7 days on, incessant rain makes rescue ops tricky
The number of people trapped inside the rat-hole mines of East Jaintia Hills district of Meghalaya has gone up to 15. Reports confirmed the news as officials are still attempting to rescue the miners who have been tapped inside the illegal coal mines.
Coal India to undertake 'challenge' of 700 mn tonne output target for FY'20; to look at changing safety policy
Coal India had envisaged an output of 630 million tonne for the current fiscal, but later revised it to 652 million tonne as an aspirational target.
In North Carolina, Nevada and other states, miners are working to revive the US lithium industry, once the world’s largest until it fell off in the 1990s.
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Striking miners in Bolivia kidnapped and beat to death the country's deputy interior minister after he traveled to the area to mediate in the bitter conflict over mining laws, officials said.
Miners have urged the government to help boost sales amid a sharp fall in prices
Thirty-four miners remained trapped inside a Bosnian coal mine on Friday after an earthquake triggered a gas explosion and caved in two tunnels.
South African police opened fire on striking miners armed with machetes and sticks at Lonmin's Marikana platinum mine on Thursday, killing at least a dozen men in scenes that evoked comparisons with apartheid-era brutality.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said due to the power failure, the lifts were not operating, leaving the miners trapped inside.