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'Rat Hole Mine' - 22 News Result(s)

  • Meghalaya Ordered To Pay 100 Crore Fine, Allowed To Restart Coal Mining

    Meghalaya Ordered To Pay 100 Crore Fine, Allowed To Restart Coal Mining

    Meghalaya has been ordered to deposit Rs 100 crore in fines, imposed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT), for failing to curb illegal coal mining in the state

  • Second Body Detected Inside "Rat-Hole" Mine Where 15 Miners Were Trapped

    Second Body Detected Inside "Rat-Hole" Mine Where 15 Miners Were Trapped

    Another decomposed body of a miner who died inside a flooded rat-hole mine in Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills was found today, officials said. This is the second body to be recovered since rescuers started pumping out water from the illegal mine that collapsed on December 13 last year in the north-east state where coal mining is banned. Fifteen mine...

  • Miner Whose Body Was Retrieved From "Rat Hole" Mine Identified By Family

    Miner Whose Body Was Retrieved From "Rat Hole" Mine Identified By Family

    The body of a miner that was retrieved from the illegal "rat hole" mine in Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills on Thursday, has been identified by his relatives. 15 miners had disappeared into the mine on December 13 last year.

  • Meghalaya Miner's Body Pulled Out From Flooded Mine, Six Weeks After 15 Were Trapped

    Meghalaya Miner's Body Pulled Out From Flooded Mine, Six Weeks After 15 Were Trapped

    42 days after 15 miners were trapped in a flooded illegal "rat hole" mine in Meghalaya, the Indian Navy today managed to recover a decomposed body from the 370-feet deep mine. The body has been sent for a post-mortem.

  • Underwater Robotics Team From Chennai Joins Meghalaya Mine Rescue Ops

    Underwater Robotics Team From Chennai Joins Meghalaya Mine Rescue Ops

    A team sent by a Chennai-based company that specialises in submersible robotic inspections joined the operation to rescue the 15 miners trapped for a month now, inside a flooded rat-hole coal mine in Meghalaya.

  • Trapped Meghalaya Miner's Father Wants To Rappel Down To look For His Son

    Trapped Meghalaya Miner's Father Wants To Rappel Down To look For His Son

    Solibar Rahman stopped working in Meghalaya's illegal coal mines in 2012. The native of Bhangnamari village in western Assam's Chirang district is, however, confident of his skills and is now bracing for one last attempt to rappel down the 380-foot coal mine at Ksan in Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills district to search for his son, who had not retur...

  • Top Court To Hear Plea Seeking Urgent Steps To Rescue Miners In Meghalaya

    Top Court To Hear Plea Seeking Urgent Steps To Rescue Miners In Meghalaya

    The Supreme Court agreed to hear on Thursday a plea seeking urgent steps to rescue 15 miners who have been trapped inside an illegal coal mine in Meghalaya since December 13.

  • On Day 19, Navy Divers Reached Bottom Of Meghalaya Mine: 10 Points

    On Day 19, Navy Divers Reached Bottom Of Meghalaya Mine: 10 Points

    On Monday, a diver of the navy finally reached the bottom of the 370-feet rat hole mine in Meghalaya where 15 men have been trapped for the last 19 days. But none of the trapped men were to be seen. All they saw was coal at the mouth of one lateral rat hole and mud at the bottom of the pit. Navy officers said a search will be possible only when all...

  • In Meghalaya, Illegal Mining Of Coal Has Political Support, Claims Report

    In Meghalaya, Illegal Mining Of Coal Has Political Support, Claims Report

    In the last few weeks, the rat hole mine incident in Meghalaya has exposed the illegal mining of coal rampant here despite a carpet ban since 2014. Fifteen miners continue to be trapped inside a flooded 320-feet coal mine which collapsed 16 days ago. But almost all political parties in Meghalaya want the ban to go.

  • On Day 15, Navy Divers, Underwater Drones For Meghalaya Rescue: 10 Points

    On Day 15, Navy Divers, Underwater Drones For Meghalaya Rescue: 10 Points

    Several trucks loaded with 10 heavy pumps are heading towards a rat-hole mine in Meghalaya where 15 men are trapped for three weeks. A heavy-lift transport plane of the Air Force carrying the 10 high-power pumps landed this morning at Guwahati airport. The trucks will cover a distance of 220 km to the mine in Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills in as sh...

  • Foul Smell, Wait For Bigger Pumps: Meghalaya Miners' Rescue Nears Week 3

    Foul Smell, Wait For Bigger Pumps: Meghalaya Miners' Rescue Nears Week 3

    An Indian heavy equipment-maker that sent powerful pumps to Thailand to save 12 boys trapped in a cave in July has offered help in the search for 15 people trapped in a rat-hole mine in Meghalaya for two weeks. The Meghalaya government has said it is speeding up rescue efforts after divers at the site reported they detected foul smell in the cave, ...

  • Rising Water As Rescuers Hunt For Meghalaya Miners Trapped For 2 Weeks

    Rising Water As Rescuers Hunt For Meghalaya Miners Trapped For 2 Weeks

    The search and rescue operations to look for 15 miners trapped since December 13 at a rat-hole mine in Meghalaya have stopped now. Two 25-horsepower (hp) pumps used to drain out the flooded illegal mine in the state's East Jaintia Hills were ineffective, officials said. Water from a nearby river kept flooding the mine, they said.

  • Rat-Hole Mining Rampant In Meghalaya Despite Green Court Ban

    Rat-Hole Mining Rampant In Meghalaya Despite Green Court Ban

    There seems to be no hope at the end of the tunnel for the 15 labourers trapped in a coal mine a fortnight ago, as search operations have been suspended by the Meghalaya government for want of high-powered pumps to flush out water from the pit

  • Authorities Temporarily Suspend Operations To Rescue Meghalaya Miners

    Authorities Temporarily Suspend Operations To Rescue Meghalaya Miners

    Authorities in Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills district on Monday temporarily suspended operations to rescue 15 miners trapped in a 370-foot-deep illegal coal mine in Ksan area of Lumthari village since December 13.

  • Man Arrested Over Meghalaya Mine Accident Admits To Owning It, Say Police

    Man Arrested Over Meghalaya Mine Accident Admits To Owning It, Say Police

    The man, who was arrested in connection with the mine mishap in Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills district a fortnight ago, has admitted that he was the owner of the 370-foot-deep illegal quarry, police said Sunday.

'Rat Hole Mine' - 20 Video Result(s)

'Rat Hole Mine' - 22 News Result(s)

  • Meghalaya Ordered To Pay 100 Crore Fine, Allowed To Restart Coal Mining

    Meghalaya Ordered To Pay 100 Crore Fine, Allowed To Restart Coal Mining

    Meghalaya has been ordered to deposit Rs 100 crore in fines, imposed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT), for failing to curb illegal coal mining in the state

  • Second Body Detected Inside "Rat-Hole" Mine Where 15 Miners Were Trapped

    Second Body Detected Inside "Rat-Hole" Mine Where 15 Miners Were Trapped

    Another decomposed body of a miner who died inside a flooded rat-hole mine in Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills was found today, officials said. This is the second body to be recovered since rescuers started pumping out water from the illegal mine that collapsed on December 13 last year in the north-east state where coal mining is banned. Fifteen mine...

  • Miner Whose Body Was Retrieved From "Rat Hole" Mine Identified By Family

    Miner Whose Body Was Retrieved From "Rat Hole" Mine Identified By Family

    The body of a miner that was retrieved from the illegal "rat hole" mine in Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills on Thursday, has been identified by his relatives. 15 miners had disappeared into the mine on December 13 last year.

  • Meghalaya Miner's Body Pulled Out From Flooded Mine, Six Weeks After 15 Were Trapped

    Meghalaya Miner's Body Pulled Out From Flooded Mine, Six Weeks After 15 Were Trapped

    42 days after 15 miners were trapped in a flooded illegal "rat hole" mine in Meghalaya, the Indian Navy today managed to recover a decomposed body from the 370-feet deep mine. The body has been sent for a post-mortem.

  • Underwater Robotics Team From Chennai Joins Meghalaya Mine Rescue Ops

    Underwater Robotics Team From Chennai Joins Meghalaya Mine Rescue Ops

    A team sent by a Chennai-based company that specialises in submersible robotic inspections joined the operation to rescue the 15 miners trapped for a month now, inside a flooded rat-hole coal mine in Meghalaya.

  • Trapped Meghalaya Miner's Father Wants To Rappel Down To look For His Son

    Trapped Meghalaya Miner's Father Wants To Rappel Down To look For His Son

    Solibar Rahman stopped working in Meghalaya's illegal coal mines in 2012. The native of Bhangnamari village in western Assam's Chirang district is, however, confident of his skills and is now bracing for one last attempt to rappel down the 380-foot coal mine at Ksan in Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills district to search for his son, who had not retur...

  • Top Court To Hear Plea Seeking Urgent Steps To Rescue Miners In Meghalaya

    Top Court To Hear Plea Seeking Urgent Steps To Rescue Miners In Meghalaya

    The Supreme Court agreed to hear on Thursday a plea seeking urgent steps to rescue 15 miners who have been trapped inside an illegal coal mine in Meghalaya since December 13.

  • On Day 19, Navy Divers Reached Bottom Of Meghalaya Mine: 10 Points

    On Day 19, Navy Divers Reached Bottom Of Meghalaya Mine: 10 Points

    On Monday, a diver of the navy finally reached the bottom of the 370-feet rat hole mine in Meghalaya where 15 men have been trapped for the last 19 days. But none of the trapped men were to be seen. All they saw was coal at the mouth of one lateral rat hole and mud at the bottom of the pit. Navy officers said a search will be possible only when all...

  • In Meghalaya, Illegal Mining Of Coal Has Political Support, Claims Report

    In Meghalaya, Illegal Mining Of Coal Has Political Support, Claims Report

    In the last few weeks, the rat hole mine incident in Meghalaya has exposed the illegal mining of coal rampant here despite a carpet ban since 2014. Fifteen miners continue to be trapped inside a flooded 320-feet coal mine which collapsed 16 days ago. But almost all political parties in Meghalaya want the ban to go.

  • On Day 15, Navy Divers, Underwater Drones For Meghalaya Rescue: 10 Points

    On Day 15, Navy Divers, Underwater Drones For Meghalaya Rescue: 10 Points

    Several trucks loaded with 10 heavy pumps are heading towards a rat-hole mine in Meghalaya where 15 men are trapped for three weeks. A heavy-lift transport plane of the Air Force carrying the 10 high-power pumps landed this morning at Guwahati airport. The trucks will cover a distance of 220 km to the mine in Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills in as sh...

  • Foul Smell, Wait For Bigger Pumps: Meghalaya Miners' Rescue Nears Week 3

    Foul Smell, Wait For Bigger Pumps: Meghalaya Miners' Rescue Nears Week 3

    An Indian heavy equipment-maker that sent powerful pumps to Thailand to save 12 boys trapped in a cave in July has offered help in the search for 15 people trapped in a rat-hole mine in Meghalaya for two weeks. The Meghalaya government has said it is speeding up rescue efforts after divers at the site reported they detected foul smell in the cave, ...

  • Rising Water As Rescuers Hunt For Meghalaya Miners Trapped For 2 Weeks

    Rising Water As Rescuers Hunt For Meghalaya Miners Trapped For 2 Weeks

    The search and rescue operations to look for 15 miners trapped since December 13 at a rat-hole mine in Meghalaya have stopped now. Two 25-horsepower (hp) pumps used to drain out the flooded illegal mine in the state's East Jaintia Hills were ineffective, officials said. Water from a nearby river kept flooding the mine, they said.

  • Rat-Hole Mining Rampant In Meghalaya Despite Green Court Ban

    Rat-Hole Mining Rampant In Meghalaya Despite Green Court Ban

    There seems to be no hope at the end of the tunnel for the 15 labourers trapped in a coal mine a fortnight ago, as search operations have been suspended by the Meghalaya government for want of high-powered pumps to flush out water from the pit

  • Authorities Temporarily Suspend Operations To Rescue Meghalaya Miners

    Authorities Temporarily Suspend Operations To Rescue Meghalaya Miners

    Authorities in Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills district on Monday temporarily suspended operations to rescue 15 miners trapped in a 370-foot-deep illegal coal mine in Ksan area of Lumthari village since December 13.

  • Man Arrested Over Meghalaya Mine Accident Admits To Owning It, Say Police

    Man Arrested Over Meghalaya Mine Accident Admits To Owning It, Say Police

    The man, who was arrested in connection with the mine mishap in Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills district a fortnight ago, has admitted that he was the owner of the 370-foot-deep illegal quarry, police said Sunday.

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