Flooding In Illegal Coal Mine In Meghalaya, 13 Feared Dead

SHILLONG: At least 13 people are trapped and feared dead due to flooding in an illegal coal mine in Meghalaya’s East Jaintia hills district, the police said on Thursday. The incident was reported to the district authorities on Thursday morning and rescue efforts are…

Musings from Priyadarshini Karve: INECC@COP24… Day 2 & 3

United Nation’s Framework Convention on Climate Change’s (UNFCCC) annual Conference of Parties (COP) is happening in Katowice, Poland this year. I am part of the Indian Network on Ethics and Climate Change (INECC) team attending the COP24 on behalf of two UNFCCC…

Quest for black diamond leaves Korba breathless

Iconic skylines are a trademark of cities around the world – a row of skyscrapers in New York, the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, Eiffel Tower in Paris or London Eye in London. But imagine a city with a skyline featuring thermal power plants chimneys spewing smoke? Welcome to…

Anti corruption activist Agnes Kharshiing attacked in Meghalaya

GUWAHATI: Prominent anti-corruption and right activist, Agnes Kharshiing was attacked in East Jantia hills in Meghalaya by unidentified miscreants. Anges received severe injuries and was admitted to a hospital. She has been vocal against rampant coal smuggling in…

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