Fifteen miners disappeared inside the mine on December 13 last year after one of them accidentally punctured the wall of the mine.
21 Jan 2019 9:02 AM
Reginal Susngi, rescue spokesperson said as per the expert opinion, the body could only be retrieved after it is disintegrated.
18 Jan 2019 10:15 AM
The body was detected at a depth of nearly 210 feet inside the 'rat-hole' mine and naval divers brought it to its mouth.
17 Jan 2019 9:07 AM
NGT had imposed blanket ban on coal mining, transportation in Meghalaya in 2014, citing unscientific ways and absence of safety measures.
13 Jan 2019 12:29 PM
There has been no significant drop in water level in these mines, leaving rescuers clueless where and how to look for diggers.
10 Jan 2019 8:38 PM
The unmanned remote-operated vehicle got stuck at the bottom of the 370-feet-deep rat-hole coal mine on Monday.
08 Jan 2019 8:37 AM
This happened a day before the North East Bandh called by North East Students Organisation against amendment of Citizenship Bill.
07 Jan 2019 4:58 PM
'It is suspected that boulders hit them when they tried to extract coal,' police said.
07 Jan 2019 9:03 AM
‘Only 3 out of 13 high-powered pumps that were brought to site could be installed and used so far,’ said operation spokesperson R Susngi.
04 Jan 2019 5:45 PM
Spokesperson said divers would resume ops once water level at main shaft decreases to about 100 feet from its current level of over 160 ft.
03 Jan 2019 3:38 PM
The exercise is to find out if abandoned mine is connected with 370-foot-deep mine in which 15 miners are trapped.
02 Jan 2019 5:21 PM
The Navy wanted to measure water level as their divers can operate up to 100 feet in a closed container-type situation, an official said.
30 Dec 2018 5:42 PM
15 miners have been trapped in mine in East Jaintia Hills district since Dec 13, after water from nearby Lytein river gushed into it.
30 Dec 2018 2:54 PM
Woman said she did not speak to anyone about the abuse by Br Muscat because of the larger abuse she faced from Br Francis Gale.
19 Oct 2018 7:45 PM
The custom is known as 'jingrwai lawbei', meaning 'song of clan's first woman', a reference to Khasi people's mythical original mother.
18 Sep 2018 4:42 PM
With Conrad Sangma's win the National People's Party has levelled its tally at 20 with the opposition Cong in 60-member Meghalaya Assembly.
27 Aug 2018 12:06 PM
Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma is contesting from the South Tura seat as the ruling National People's Party candidate.
27 Aug 2018 10:46 AM
The wife of one of the accused had witnessed the dastardly act and informed the village elders about it.
30 Jul 2018 6:21 PM
East Khasi Hills Deputy Commissioner P S Dkhar said the home department was yet to take a call on restoring internet, messaging services.
05 Jun 2018 4:14 PM
Curfew has been imposed in many areas of Shillong after the recent violence was reported on Sunday night.
04 Jun 2018 5:34 PM