jaintia hills coalmine

  • 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 ...

  • Trapped Meghalaya Miners Are the Latest Victims of Years ...

    Trapped Meghalaya Miners Are the Latest Victims of Years of Labour Exploitation. The incident vindicated the stand of activists that illegal coal mining occurs in the East Jaintia Hills.

  • Meghalaya: East Jaintia Hills illegal coal mine floods, 13 ...

    Dec 13, 2018 · At least 13 people are trapped after a purported illegal coal mine they were working in got flooded near the Lytein river in the East Jaintia Hills district in Meghalaya, PTI reported on Thursday.

  • 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 ...

  • Another coal mine tragedy in Meghalaya; 2 miners found ...

    The bodies of two miners were recovered from an illegal coal mine located at a remote village in Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills district, police said on Monday.

  • Meghalaya tragedy: 3rd body detected inside Ksan coal mine

    Feb 25, 2019 · Rescue operations underway at the illegal coal mine in East Jaintia Hills in Meghalaya where 15 miners are trapped since December 13 last year | File image. NEWS. Meghalaya tragedy: 3rd body detected inside Ksan coal mine. Navy officials, however, facing trouble to retrieve body as it is said to be excessively decomposed.

  • 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 ...

  • Meghalaya mine collapse: Rescuers race against time to ...

    Meghalaya mine collapse: Rescuers race against time to trace trapped miners, resume rescue ops – What we know Description: On New Year's Eve, rescue operations were resumed by the Indan Navy and the NDRF to trace and rescue the 15 miners trapped inside a flooded 'rat hole' coal mine in Jaintia Hills in Meghalaya East

  • 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.

  • Meghalaya mine collapse: Rescuers race against time to ...

    Meghalaya mine collapse: Rescuers race against time to trace trapped miners, resume rescue ops – What we know Description: On New Year's Eve, rescue operations were resumed by the Indan Navy and the NDRF to trace and rescue the 15 miners trapped inside a flooded 'rat hole' coal mine in Jaintia Hills in Meghalaya East

  • Coal mine tragedy: 13 labourers trapped inside coal mine ...

    Dec 13, 2018 · Shillong Dec 13: Around 13 labourers were trapped inside a coal mine in East Jaiñtia Hills district on Thursday. The incident happened at Ksan near Lyteiñ River under Saipung police station. The tragedy came at a time when allegation of illegal coal mining is persisting, and one month after the brutal of attack of social activist, Agnes Kharshiing and her friend, Amita Sangma.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Where coal is mined via 'rat-holes' | Explained News, The ...

    Dec 20, 2018 · NDRF personnel search for the missing workers in East Jaintia Hills, Meghalaya. (Source: Meghalaya Police) LAST WEEK, the collapse of a coal mine in Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills, trapping at least 15 workers who were still missing until Wednesday and are feared dead, has thrown the spotlight on a procedure known as "rat-hole mining".