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  • Khasi And Jaintia Hills - Encyclopedia

    The Jaintia Hills used to form a petty Hindu principality which was annexed in 1835. The inhabitants, called Syntengs, a cognate tribe to the Khasis, were subjected to amoderate income tax, an innovation against which they rebelled in 1860 and 1862. The revolt was stamped out by the Khasi and Jaintia Expedition of 1862-63.

  • NGT Discovers 24,392 Coal Mines In Jaintia Hills ...

    A three-member committee of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) headed by Retd. Justice BP Kakoti expressed concern over the water of the streams and rivers that are turning acidic and also informed that there are altogether 24, 392 coal mines in Jaintia Hills. Kakoti informed that NESAC is mapping the coal mines in East Jaintia [.]

  • India's Treacherous Coal Mines in Meghalaya - Circle of Blue

    May 15, 2014 · Initially, the Pollution Control Board blamed drainage from the high-sulfur coal mines of the Jaintia Hills. Groundwater streams through the mines. During the monsoon season water also is pumped out of the mines, and drains into streams and tributaries that eventually find their way to the Lukha River. Local landowners have their own theories.

  • Active tectonic deformation of the Shillong plateau, India ...

    Longitudinal profiles of the streams draining the plateau exhibit conspicuous convex upward reaches, mainly to the upstream of faults and in areas of deep river incision. ... Fig. 5. 3-D representation of the topography of the Khasi and Jaintia Hills. Note the prominent monoclinal flexure and canyon topography along the southern margin of the ...

  • Meghalaya: Section 144 CrPC imposed in East Jaiñtia Hills

    The District Magistrate of East Jaiñtia Hills has promulgated Section 144 CrPC prohibiting any person or group of persons from obstructing movement of trucks and commercial vehicles.. With the imposing of the order, illegal collection of money, donation from commercial vehicles, truck drivers and commuters have been restricted in East Jaintia Hills.

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    Rat-hole coal mining in Jaintia Hills, Meghalaya - YouTube. 2013-01-26 The rat-hole mines of Meghalaya is a barbaric practice which has taken the lives of both the young and the old and in the process polluted rivers, streams an...

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  • Coal mining affected streams in Meghalaya's Jaintia Hills ...

    Oct 02, 2011 · Shillong, Oct 2 (ANI): Acid Mining Drainage (AMD) affected streams in the Jaintia Hills district of Meghalaya could be brought back to normalcy by the use of a type of green algae (microspora quadrata) that helps to remove the toxic metals from those streams, a recent study has found.

  • East jaintia hills district News - Latest east jaintia ...

    The illegal mine is located at Ksan in East Jaintia Hills district, about 3.7 km deep inside a forest and can be accessed after crossing three streams. PTI / coal SC refuses to allow transportation of extracted coal in Meghalaya "He also submits that this exercise may take one month. State of Meghalaya, in these circumstances, file its response ...

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    Diversity of Micro-Fungi in Streams Receiving Coal Mine Drainage from Jaintia Hills, Meghalaya, a North Eastern State of India Ibandarisuk Lyngdoh and Highland Kayang* ABSTRACT

  • 24,000+ Coal Mines Turning Meghalaya Rivers Acidic, Water ...

    Jun 29, 2019 · "The pH level in water in rivers and streams was found to be around 3 which is not fit for human consumption," he said, adding that first item on the list of priorities is to supply non-acidic water to the people of East Jaintia Hills, especially those in remote areas.

  • Krang Shuri Adventure Tours Has Mountain Views and ...

    Ours is a perfect place for camping retreat.Located right next to Krang Shuri Waterfall in West Jaintia Hills of Serene Meghalaya..Surrounded by scenic mountains,dense forest,quiet river streams and of course clear blue water.A retreat where every guest would feel a sense of belonging.

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    Ours is a perfect place for camping retreat.Located right next to Krang Shuri Waterfall in West Jaintia Hills of Serene Meghalaya..Surrounded by scenic mountains,dense forest,quiet river streams and of course clear blue water.A retreat where every guest would feel a sense of belonging.

  • Body spotted in Meghalaya rat hole mine, but it can't be ...

    Navy's underwater remote operated vehicle has spotted a body at a mine in Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills district where 15 workers were trapped by sudden flooding over a month ago.

  • Rat-hole coal mining in Jaintia Hills, Meghalaya - YouTube

    Jan 26, 2013 · The rat-hole mines of Meghalaya is a barbaric practice which has taken the lives of both the young and the old and in the process polluted rivers, streams and water source of .

  • STATUS OF WATER QUALITY IN COAL MINING AREAS OF .

    STATUS OF WATER QUALITY IN COAL MINING AREAS OF MEGHALAYA, INDIA ... Pollution of the water is evident by the colouration of water which in most of the rivers and streams in the mining area varies from brownish to reddish orange. Low pH (between 2-3), high electrical ... Garo Hills and Jaintia Hills. The coal is

  • East Jaintia Hills district - Wikipedia

    East Jaintia Hills District was carved out of the erstwhile Jaintia Hills District on 31 July 2012. Khliehriat, the district headquarters, was created as an administrative unit on August 14, 1976 and was upgraded to a civil sub division on May 27, 1982 before finally becoming the district headquarters.