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Meghalaya mine owner arrested, hope dips for survival of ...

Meghalaya police have arrested the owner of the illegal coal mine in the state's East Jaintia Hills district where 13 miners, trapped due to flooding on Thursday, are yet to be located and rescued.

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13 persons trapped inside coal mine in East Jaintia Hills ...

According to police sources, the mine appeared to be an old coal mine and after a gap of many years, work was resumed just 3-4 days back. It was informed that out the 13 persons, four of them are residents of Assam, six from West Garo Hills and three from East Jaintia Hills.

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Rescue operation underway at coal mine in East Jaintia ...

Dec 27, 2018 · Two weeks on, 13 miners remain trapped in a coal mine in East Jaintia Hills of Shillong. The attempts by the rescuers to reach them have yielded no success so .

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Inside Meghalaya's coal mines: Lives at risk, violation of ...

On December 13, an illegal coal mine in Saipung area of Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills district collapsed and got flooded from the adjacent Lytein river which trapped at least 15 workers who are feared dead now. The rescue operations were temporarily halted Monday as the water pumps proved ineffective in bringing down the water level.

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Inside Meghalaya's coal mines: Lives at risk, violation of ...

On December 13, an illegal coal mine in Saipung area of Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills district collapsed and got flooded from the adjacent Lytein river which trapped at least 15 workers who are feared dead now. The rescue operations were temporarily halted Monday as the water pumps proved ineffective in bringing down the water level.

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Mining expert visits the rat-hole coal mine in East ...

Dec 24, 2018 · PTI reported that mining expert and award winning rescuer Mr Jaswant Singh Gill on Thursday visited the rat-hole coal mine in Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills where over a .

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Body of miner pulled out of coal mine in East Jaiñtia ...

Body of miner pulled out of coal mine in East Jaiñtia Hills district 6 months "ago" January 24, 2019 Shillong Today Shillong Jan 24: The Indian Navy in collaboration with the NDRF on Thursday retrieved the body of a miner detected by the ROV inside a coal mine in East Jaiñtia Hills district.

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Meghalaya: At least 13 feared dead inside illegal 'rat ...

Dec 14, 2018 · In a tragic incident, at least 13 coal miners are feared dead, after they got trapped in an illegal 'rat hole' coalmine in Meghalaya's Jaintia Hills. The incident got reported on Thursday, and ...

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15 Men Still Trapped But Illegal Rat Hole Mining Continues ...

Jan 16, 2019 · 15 Men Still Trapped But Illegal Rat Hole Mining Continues in Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills, NGT Panel Finds The committee headed by retired high court judge BP Katakey has emphasised that illegal mining is unchecked mostly in the East Jaintia Hills District where workers are still ensnared.

COAL MINING AND ITS SOCIAL IMPACT IN JAINTIA HILLS

COAL MINING AND ITS SOCIAL IMPACT IN JAINTIA HILLS {Paper presented at North Eastern Social Research Centre (NESRC), Guwahati, on 3rd October 2012} Coal is an important mineral resource of Meghalaya. It is estimated that there are about 640 million tonnes of coal reserves in Khasi, Jaintia and Garo Hills.

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NGT panel blames 'un-abetted illegal mining' for Meghalaya ...

Illegal mining in East Jaintia Hills district. To get first-hand information, the Katoki panel visited coal mine areas in and around Deinchynrum village, Rymbai village, Sutnga village and Latyrke area of East Jaintia Hills district in November and came across many fresh coal dumps on the roadside.

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Child Trafficking in the Coal Mines of Jaintia Hills ...

Adopting an open and closed ended questionnaire as the main instrument of data collection, 905 child laborers working at the coal mines of Jaintia Hills were interviewed by a team of field researchers who made daily commutes to the mining sites during a 21 day period.

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Rat-hole coal mining in Jaintia Hills, Meghalaya - YouTubeClick to view on Bing3:36

Jan 26, 2013 · The rat-hole mines of Meghalaya is a barbaric practice which has taken the lives of both the young and the old and in the process polluted rivers, streams and water source of countless villages ...

Jaintia Hills: Latest News, Photos, Videos on Jaintia ...

Apr 21, 2019 · A platoon of soldiers on Monday joined the search and rescue operations in Meghalaya where the fate of 13 miners remains unknown inside an illegal 370 feet deep coal mine in East Jaintia Hills ...

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Meghalaya: Two miners die as another coal mine collapses ...

Meghalaya: Two miners die as another coal mine collapses in East Jaintia Hills; fate of 15 trapped miners at Ksan village remains uncertain Earlier on Friday, the tribunal had imposed a fine of Rs ...

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13 Feared Dead In Flooded "Rat Hole" Mine In Meghalaya

Dec 14, 2018 · At least 13 miners are feared dead after they got trapped by flooding in an illegal "rat hole" coal mine in East Jaintia Hills of Meghalaya. Sylvester Nongtngr, Superintendent of Police of East ...

impact of coalmine in jaintia hills - BINQ Mining

Dec 06, 2012 · Impact of coal mining on plant diversity and tree population . headquarters of Jaintia Hills. To analyze the impact of . dynamics on coal mine spoils of Jaintia Hills in Meghalaya (North East India) undergoing natural »More detailed

East Jaintia Hills district: Meghalaya: 13 miners feared ...

Dec 15, 2018 · At least 13 miners are feared dead after they got trapped by flooding in an illegal coal mine in the Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills district of Meghalya. Rescue efforts which began on Thursday continued Saturday morning without much success in retrieving the thirteen people. Two teams of NDRF (National Disaster Relief Force) comprising 60 personnel and 12 rescue workers of the State Disaster ...

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15 miners still trapped in coalmine in Meghalaya

Dec 28, 2018 · India Today reported that time is running out for 15 miners trapped in an illegal quarry in Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills district since December 13, as rescue operations were suspended by the ...

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2 people killed in Meghalaya as another coal mine ...

Jan 07, 2019 · Two coal miners were killed after another illegal coal mine collapsed in Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills even as the fate of 15 miners, trapped inside a flooded coal pit, remained uncertain, an official said on Sunday.

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