In the backdrop of threats of agitation by anti-uranium mining groups, Meghalaya Chief Minister D D Lapang on Tuesday, while defending the Cabinet

The Khasi Students Union has served a 15-day ultimatum on the ruling Congress-led Meghalaya United Alliance (MUA) for rescinding its approval for the leasing of 422 acres of land for 30 years to the Uranium Corporation of India Limited (UCIL) in the West Khasi Hills district.


Bangalore: In a bid to increase nuclear power generation in the country, where just over 50 per cent of the total installed capacity is being utilised for want of uranium, India will be giving a new thrust to uranium exploration within its borders, Atomic Energy Commission chairman Anil Kakodkar has said.

President Barack Obama should be applauded for his decision to scrap commercial reprocessing. (Editorial)

India should switch over to nuclear fuel to save the country

Areva SA, the world's biggest maker of atomic reactors, has offered India stakes in African uranium mines to ensure supplies for fuel-starved plants, the head of the nation's monopoly nuclear generator said. State-run Nuclear Power Corp of India is considering investing in as many as four mines, including projects in South Africa and Nigeria, chairman Shreyans Kumar Jain said.

Langrin youth body to continue anti-uranium campaign

SHILLONG: Continuing his media bashing, Governor RS Mooshahary on Monday allegedly "threw" newspaper clippings submitted by a youth association on the public hearing held at Nangbah-Jynrin where the majority of the participants had opposed the proposed uranium project in the State.

SHILLONG, April 29: The appeal of the Khasi Students

Top ranking nuclear scientist and principal scientific adviser, Dr R. Chidambaram, has emphasised that India is on its way to transforming itself into a developed nation. He was delivering a key lecture today at the Delhi College of Engineering on "Nuclear Energy: Energy Security and Climate Change".