A government-appointed expert panel has allayed fears of health hazard expressed by individuals and organizations in Meghalaya over the proposed uranium mining project in the State.

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SHILLONG, Sept 30: The urgent need for environment sustainability will form the core strategy for businesses to thrive in the State. By giving a green touch to operations, service industries will be able to attract more clients as well as cut down on costs.

Uranium mining

SHILLONG: Principal Advisor of Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) V P Raja would soon place a report on the progress of the open-cast uranium mining in Meghalaya in the Prime Minister's Office.

"I will submit a detailed report to the PMO on the progress of the project, besides opinion of the NGOs," Mr Raja told UNI here after winding his three-day visit to the State.

SHILLONG, Sept 24:

SHILLONG, Sept 22: Contradictory views within the constituents of the Meghalaya Progressive Alliance (MPA) Government would stall any decision on the proposed uranium mining in the State.

SHILLONG, Sept 22: The principal advisor to the Government of India (attached with the Atomic Mineral Division) VP Raja today held a series of talks with the Chief Minister Dr Donkupar Roy, the leader of the opposition DD Lapang and the Deputy Chief Minister HS Lyngdoh.

SHILLONG: Despite prolonged opposition from NGOs and political leaders, the Centre has continued its all-out campaign over the touchy issue of uranium mining in the State, offering hefty development package and strongly maintaining that the uranium project would be carried out in an environment-friendly manner.