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Meghalaya mine tragedy | No change in water level even after 28 lakh litres pumped out


SHILLONG, January 11, 2019: As part of the ongoing efforts to rescue trapped miners from a flooded coal mine in Meghalaya, multi-agencies personnel used high-powered pumps to drain out 28 lakh litres of water from the main shaft, where 15 miners got trapped, but navy divers have found no change in the water levels, officials said.

Mine Tragedy: CM holds high-level review meeting with rescue teams, district admin

SHILLONG | Jan 10, 2019:

Almost a month since 15 miners were trapped in a rat-hole mine in Ksan village in East Jaintia Hills district of Meghalaya, authorities are yet to get any leads on the whereabouts of the trapped miners.

Cases of burning tyres on road reported across Khasi-Jaintia

SHILLONG | Jan 10, 2019:

Stray incidents of burning tyres on the roads were reported from across the Khasi and Jaintia Hill districts of Meghalaya during “stay off the road protest” called by the Confederation of Hynniewtrep Social Organisation (CoHSO) in protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016, on Thursday.

AAI gets villagers’ support to expand Shillong Airport

SHILLONG | Jan 10, 2019:

Majority of the villagers in Ri Bhoi district of Meghalaya welcomed the proposed expansion of the runway and allied works at Shillong Airport by the Airport Authority of India.

Meghalaya mining tragedy | Navy vehicle maps rat hole access at mine


SHILLONG, January 10, 2019: As part of the ongoing efforts to rescue trapped miners from a flooded coal mine in Meghalaya, Navy’s Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) probes, up to a distance of 100 feet, have been successfully undertaken inside two identified rat holes, said Eastern Naval Command on Tuesday.

Meghalaya NGOs condemn ‘violence’ against CAB protestors in Assam, Tripura

TURA | Jan 09, 2019:

A day after normalcy was paralysed in the entire Northeast due to the region-wide bandh called by the North East Student Organisation (NESO) to protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, condemnations over the alleged violence meted out to protestors have started to pour in from across the region.

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