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India's deepest shaft cave discovered in Meghalaya

India, March 21 -- Barely a year after the discovery of the world's longest sandstone cave Krem Puri in Mawsynram region of Meghalaya's East Khasi Hills district, now a cave with the deepest shaft in ... Read More


Meghalaya opposition boycotts Governor's address over his anti-Kashmiri tweet

India, March 8 -- The Opposition Congress party on Friday boycotted a ceremonial address by Meghalaya governor Tathagata Roy on the first day of the state assembly's budget session in protest against ... Read More


Indian Navy and Army teams recalled from Meghalaya mine rescue operations

Shillong, March 2 -- The 15-member crew of the Indian Navy including specialist divers left Khloo Ryngksan, the site of the tragic mining tragedy in which 16 miners were trapped in a rat-hole mine sin... Read More


Second body retrieved from Meghalaya coal mine; 5 spotted so far

India, Feb. 27 -- Rescue workers from NDRF and Indian Navy retrieved a second body on Wednesday from the main shaft of the flooded coal mine at Khloo Ryngksan in Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills distric... Read More


Meghalaya mine: 1 more body spotted by navy vehicle

SHILLONG, Feb. 26 -- A day after decomposed body parts of an unknown person were detected by Indian Navy divers using an underwater remotely operated vehicle (UROV), today another body has been detect... Read More


Meghalaya mining disaster: One more body spotted by navy vehicle

India, Feb. 26 -- A day after decomposed body parts of an unknown person were detected by Indian Navy divers using an underwater remotely operated vehicle (UROV), today another body has been detected ... Read More


Meghalaya mining tragedy: Decomposed body parts detected by Navy ROV

Shillong, Feb. 25 -- Some body parts were detected by the ROV (remotely operated vehicle) of the Indian Navy that has been engaged in rescue efforts to trace trapped miners in a coal mine being operat... Read More


BSF foils first attempt to smuggle beef into Bangladesh from Meghalaya

Shillong, Feb. 23 -- In a first of its kind, the Border Security Force (BSF) apprehended five smugglers who were trying to smuggle 300 kg beef valued at Rs. 90,000 to Bangladesh from Muktapur in Megha... Read More


Two suspected thieves lynched in Meghalaya, one critical in hospital

SHILLONG, Feb. 16 -- Two persons were allegedly lynched on Friday by an angry mob that suspected them to be robbers as they hung around in their Maruti Alto in Chanangpara village in Meghalaya's West ... Read More


Two suspected thieves lynched in Meghalaya, one critical in hospital

India, Feb. 15 -- Two persons were allegedly lynched on Friday by an angry mob that suspected them to be robbers as they hung around in their Maruti Alto in Chanangpara village in Meghalaya's West Gar... Read More