Tribunal to conduct hearing on mining ban in New Delhi from Tuesday

Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Monday said the State Government has no intention to carry out uranium mining in Meghalaya.

The Civil Society Women’s Organisation (CSWO) has vehemently opposed the move of the UCIL (uranium Corporation of India Ltd) to open up new deposits in Kylleng -Pyndengsohiong -Mawthabah (KPM) pro

The State Cabinet on Wednesday decided to table a resolution on mining in Meghalaya during the ongoing Autumn Session of the Assembly to mandate the government to take up with the Centre exclusion

Feasibility report suggests 55 MW project, says Corporation

SHILLONG: The State BJP has demanded that the State Government should immediately finalize the plans of submitting the comprehensive mining plan as per the direction of the National Green Tribunal

The Jaintia Coal Miners & Dealers Association (JCMDA) has written to the Chairman of Jaintia Hills Autonomous District Council (JHADC) to convene a Special Session to discuss the situation aris

Acid mine drainage (AMD) is formed when water and air come in contact with pyrite (FeS2) present in coal and exposed rocks, to form sulphuric acid. The process of pyrite oxidation further leads to the formation of Fe3+ and some or all of this Fe3+ precipitates to cause red, orange or yellowish colour of the water. The coal deposits in Meghalaya, India along the southern fringe of Shillong plateau are distributed in Khasi, Garo and Jaintia hills .

Shillong: After a nine-year-old girl, Sonia Gandhi Bahadur, was swept away by the surging waters of the Ganol river in Asibra in West Garo Hills on Wednesday, the Meghalaya government asked all sch

SHILLONG: At least four persons have died of Japanese Encephalitis (JE) in Meghalaya in the past one month, prompting the state government to monitor the situation closely, officials said on Tuesda