RAIPUR: Chhattisgarh's disabled population has witnessed a whopping rise of 48% from 2001 to 2011 with the number of disabled going up from 4.19 lakh to 6.24 lakh during the period.

FUZHOU - Nine people are still trapped after they broke into an unlicensed coal mine on Saturday in Longyan city in east China's Fujian Province, local authorities announced on Sunday morning.

CHANGSHA, June 2 (Xinhua) -- The death toll in a gas leak that happened at a coal mine on Saturday in central China's Hunan Province has risen to eight, rescuers said Tuesday.

Colombia's second-biggest coal miner, U.S.-headquartered Drummond, failed to implement adequate health and safety practices prior to an accident in which two workers were killed when a cargo of coa

May 11 India's Numaligarh Refiners Ltd said on Monday it had extinguished a fire at the hydrocracker unit at its 60,000-barrel-per-day plant in the northeastern state of Assam and had resumed the p

The number of workers exposed to high radiation at the crippled Fukushima No. 1 power plant in fiscal 2014 has grown 1.5-fold from the year before, data from Tokyo Electric said Saturday.

DATONG - Twenty-one people were confirmed dead as of Thursday morning, four days after water from a ground-level reservoir flooded a coal mine in the northern province of Shanxi, according to the w

DAR ES SALAAM - The collapse of an illegal gold mine has killed 19 people in northwest Tanzania, a senior police official said on Friday.

Former managers of a Turkish coal mine where 301 people died last year have appeared in court on murder charges.

Hundreds of protesters marched in western Turkey on Monday, demanding harsh sentences for mining company executives at the start of their trial over the deaths of 301 miners, the country's worst in