Uranium issue

SHILLONG: Reiterating the urgent need for uranium supply to deal with the energy crisis in the country, the Centre on Tuesday claimed that negotiations with the Meghalaya Government on the issue of uranium mining were showing 'positive results' and that it was 'a matter of time' before Uranium Corporation of India Limited (UCIL) went ahead with the project in West Khasi Hills.

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NEW DELHI: The UPA Cabinet on Friday revised the uranium royalty rate, an action that could benefit mineral-rich Meghalaya once uranium mining kicks off in the State.

SHILLONG, Dec 16: The Synjuk Ki Nongshong Shnong Langrin-Warsanlyngdoh has decided to organize a public awareness rally on uranium mining at Wahkaji on January 13.

SHILLONG: GSU Khasi Hills zonal general secretary RK Momin has alleged that employees of the forest beat house including police personnel of the police out post at Athiabari, West Khasi Hills are hand in glove with smugglers involved in illegal transportation of timber from Athiabari to Assam.

SHILLONG : Several NGOs from West Khasi Hills have set a deadline of December 31 for the MPA Government to invite fresh competitive bidding on Kynshi project and warned of intensive agitation in the entire district if the demand is not met.

Never before was the stakes involved behind a village fishing competition so high anywhere. It was a whopping Rs 1,000 crore in this case!

In a boost to the proposed uranium mining in Meghalaya, two organisations representating the villagers and land owners of the site have given the

SHILLONG, Nov 11: A twenty-member team of the Synjuk Ki Nongshong Shnong of West Khasi Hills supporting uranium mining in the State met Chief Minister Dr Donkupar Roy today asking him to approve the uranium project at Kylleng Pyndeng Sohiong in the district and to unlock the doors of opportunities to the neglected areas in Meghalaya.

Aizawl, Nov 5: Two uranium smugglers who were on their way to Myanmar have been arrested from a hotel in Mizoram, security officials said here on Tuesday. Paramilitary Assam Rifles troopers along with Mizoram Police during a joint raid on Monday caught the duo at a hotel in Champai, 112 km west of here, bordering Myanmar, an official of the Assam Rifles said.

SHILLONG, Nov 4: With its support to the proposed uranium mining project at Mawthabah, twenty members of a West Khasi Hills-based NGO on Tuesday left for Jadugoda to substantiate their claims that