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Mexico Mine Collapse Lead To 4 Dead And 3 Missing

Jun 07, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Small coal mine in Coahuila state has been receiving complaints for years about unsafe conditions at coal mines

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

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

Carbon Monoxide Kills 16 In Coal Mine In Southwest China

Sep 27, 2020 PTI

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.

Meghalaya Mine Tragedy: Skeleton Of Trapped Miner Spotted On Day 74 Of Collapse

The Army has also joined the rescue operations along with the Navy, the NDRF and other agencies.

26 January, 2019

Meghalaya Mine Tragedy: Navy Divers Detect Another Body In Rat-Hole

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On Friday, the body of a coal miner retrieved from the flooded coal mine on Thursday was identified as Amir Hussain of western Assam's Chirang district.

24 January, 2019

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

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

21 January, 2019

Meghalaya Mine Tragedy: Navy Abandons Operation To Retrieve Body Of Dead Miner

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The Naval divers suspended their operation to retrieve the body of an unidentified miner as the body is disintegrating with every pull by the ROV.

17 January, 2019

After One Month, One Body Recovered From Rat-Hole Mine In Meghalaya

Abdul Gani

The divers have managed to bring the body to the mouth of the mine and it will now be retrieved in the presence of doctors, said Indian Navy.

17 January, 2019

Month After Meghalaya Mine Tragedy, Navy Recovers One Body

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The body was recovered from the 'rat-hole' mine and was handed over to doctors for further supervision.

13 January, 2019

One Month After Mishap, No Trace Of 15 Miners Trapped In Meghalaya Mine

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The green tribunal had imposed a blanket ban on coal mining and transportation in Meghalaya in 2014, citing unscientific methods and absence of safety measures.


13 January, 2019

21 Miners Killed As Roof Collapses In Coal Mine In China

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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.

11 January, 2019

Navy Deploys Five Remotely-Operated Vehicles To Rescue Trapped Miners In Meghalaya

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Supreme Court bench has sought to know from the state's counsel as to whether any action had been taken against those indulging in illegal mining activities there.

07 January, 2019

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

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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.

05 January, 2019

Meghalaya Govt To Pay Rs 100 Cr Fine For Failing To Curb Illegal Mining

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The National Green Tribunal imposed Rs 100 crore fine on the state government as a 'deterrent' and for its 'inaction' to curb illegal mining in the north eastern state.

04 January, 2019

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

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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.

04 January, 2019

No Blueprint Available, Facing Difficulties In Rescuing Trapped Meghalaya Miners: Centre To SC

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The bench directed the Centre and other authorities to file a status report on the steps taken and progress made in the rescue operation on January 7.


03 January, 2019

‘Not Satisfied With Steps Taken, It’s A Question Of Life And Death’: SC On Trapped Meghalaya Miners

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SC says prompt, immediate and effective operation is required to rescue people trapped inside illegal mine in Meghalaya.

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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.

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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.

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