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Adani Group To Start Exporting Coal From Australian Mines

Dec 27, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The firm had in July this year stated that it has struck coal and exposed the first of coal seams at the Carmichael project in Queensland.

Coal: Leap in production, improved dispatches to stave off possible fuel shortages in 2022

Dec 24, 2021 PTI

India’s coal production may soon have "sizeable leap" in 2022 with increased output mainly from Coal India. Various initiatives have been taken to to further improve the fuel dispatches.

Union Minister Pralhad Joshi Downplays Coal Crisis

Union Minister For Coal Pralhad Joshi said there will be no problem in meeting the supply for power generation in the country.

Five Persons Feared Trapped In Meghalaya Coal Mine

May 31, 2021 Dipankar Roy

The incident occurred in Sutnga area of East Jaintia Hills district on Sunday. The miners got trapped after water flooded the mine, police said

Six Killed In Meghalaya Coal Mine Accident

Five of the six deceased have been identified, the official said, adding, most of them are from neighbouring Assam.

22 January, 2021

Jharkhand: Six Buried Alive As Roof Of Mine Collapses, 2 Rescued

Outlook Web Bureau

Around eight people were collecting mica scraps in Phulwariya area of Koderma on Thursday evening, when the roof of the mine collapsed

15 December, 2020

Farmer Turns Millionaire After Extracting Rs 60 Lakh Diamond In MP


'This is God's gift. I will use the money from the proceeds for the education of my children,' said the farmer who found the 14.98 carat diamond in a mine

06 December, 2020

China Coal Mine Accident: Death Toll Climbs To 23, One Person Rescued


The accident was caused due to leakage of carbon monoxide at the Diaoshuidong colliery in Southwest China

05 December, 2020

18 Killed In Carbon Monoxide Poisoning In China's Coal Mine


The accident took place on Friday evening when workers were dismantling equipment in the pit with 24 workers trapped underground

27 September, 2020

Carbon Monoxide Kills 16 In Coal Mine In Southwest China


A total of 17 people were trapped in the mine, the Chongqing municipal government said on its social media account. One person was taken to a hospital, and the others showed no signs of life, the post said.

16 May, 2020

Govt Allows Commercial Mining Of Coal, FM Says Rs 50,000 Crore To Be Spent On Infrastructure

Outlook Web Bureau

This is being done to reduce import of substitutable coal and increase self-reliance in coal production, the Finance Minister said.


24 July, 2019

1 Miner Killed, 3 Feared Trapped After Landslide At Coal Mine In Odisha

Outlook Web Bureau

The accident occurred between 11 p.m.-11.30 p.m. on Tuesday when a portion of earth broke loose trapping 13 workers and machinery at work at an open cast mine in Odisha's Talcher.

24 January, 2019

Meghalaya Miner’s Body Pulled Out, 42 Days After 15 Workers Were Trapped

Outlook Web Bureau

The highly decomposed body was pulled to the water surface by an underwater remotely operated vehicle (UROV) and then taken out.

13 January, 2019

21 Miners Killed As Roof Collapses In Coal Mine In China

Outlook Web Bureau

The death toll in the coal mine roof collapse in China's Shaanxi Province has risen to 21 as rescuers found dead bodies of the other two trapped miners on Sunday, authorities said.

07 January, 2019

Meghalaya: Two Dead After Another Mine Collapses, Rescue Operations Hit Roadblock At Old Site

Outlook Web Bureau

The fresh accident at Mooknor, Jalyiah village, about 5 km from the district headquarters in East Jaintia Hills, came to light after one Philip Bareh filed a report that his nephew Elad Bareh (26) had been missing from his home since Friday.

04 January, 2019

‘I Want To Go There, Look For Him’: Father Of Trapped Meghalaya Miner In Search For His Son

Outlook Web Bureau

While the State Disaster Response Force and National Disaster Rescue Force initially started the rescue operation with limited manpower and machines, Coal India Limited, the Indian Navy and the Odisha fire service joined the rescue operation much later -- on December 27.

31 December, 2018

Meghalaya Miners Rescue: Navy Divers Return Without Any Trace Of Trapped Miners

Outlook Web Bureau

Several agencies have joined to speed up rescue operation of 13 miners trapped at a coal mine in Meghalaya’s East Jaintia Hills.


30 December, 2018

Meghalaya Mine Tragedy: Navy Team Leader, NDRF Personnel Enter Mine Shaft To Ascertain Water Level

Outlook Web Bureau

The miners have been trapped in the mine in the Ksan area of Lumthari village in Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills district since December 13, after water from the nearby Lytein river gushed into it.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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