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Posts published in “Day: December 9, 2018”

Prestone says no illegal coal mining in state

HP NEWS SERVICE Shillong, Dec 8: The Meghalaya Democratic Alliance (MDA) government has reiterated that there is no illegal coal mining in the state. Echoing Chief Minister, Conrad K Sangma, his deputy Prestone Tynsong said, “If illegal mining is really taking place then the Supreme Court would not have permitted the transportation of the extracted coal,” Tynsong said while interacting with reporters recently said. Tynsong also informed that the Supreme Court had passed an order directing the transportation of the 1,76,000 metric tonnes of extracted coal till January 31, 2019. However, the Deputy Chief Minister stated that there are isolated…