South Garo Hills

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Meghalaya: Navy divers enter mine to find trapped miners

30 Dec 2018

Meghalaya: Navy divers enter mine to find trapped miners

A couple of days after the Indian Air Force transported heavy-duty pumps to the rat hole coal mine in Meghalaya where 15 miners are trapped, rescue operations have resumed, and authorities are making the final push.

Meghalaya: Air Force transports heavy-duty pumps to rescue trapped miners

28 Dec 2018

Meghalaya: Air Force transports heavy-duty pumps to rescue trapped miners

A day after National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) personnel found a foul smell emanating from the rat hole coal-mine in Meghalaya where 15 miners are trapped, authorities have stepped up rescue efforts.

Meghalaya: Trapped for two weeks, 15 miners feared dead

27 Dec 2018

Meghalaya: Trapped for two weeks, 15 miners feared dead

After nearly two weeks of search operations to find 15 miners trapped inside a 'rat hole' coal mine in Meghalaya, the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) is now fearing the worst.

Meghalaya: At least 13 feared dead inside illegal 'rat-hole' mine

14 Dec 2018

Meghalaya: At least 13 feared dead inside illegal 'rat-hole' mine

In an unfortunate incident, at least 13 coal miners are feared dead, after they got trapped in an illegal 'rat hole' coalmine in Meghalaya's Jaintia Hills.

Human-elephant conflicts in Meghalaya claimed 25 lives in 5 years

26 Apr 2018

Human-elephant conflicts in Meghalaya claimed 25 lives in 5 years

Nearly 10,000 cases of conflicts between humans and elephants have been reported from Meghalaya in the past five years, claiming the lives of 25 people and causing widespread damage to crops, the Comptroller and Auditor General of India said.

Meghalaya Assembly poll begins, amid tight security

27 Feb 2018

Meghalaya Assembly poll begins, amid tight security

Amid tight security, voting for the 60-member Meghalaya Assembly began at 7 am.