Energy-starved India is desperately looking for Uranium discovered in Meghalaya and wants to mine it despite protests.

The Uranium Corporation of India Limited (UCIL), the public sector company which wants to mine the ore, said that there is no plan to abandon the Rs 1,100 crore uranium mining project in Meghalaya

Shillong: The State Government is making efforts to protect the indigenous medicinal plants found in the State.

Through the State Medicinal Plant Board (SMPB), the Government is implementing the Centrally sponsored scheme in four districts of the State to encourage the plantation of these medicinal plants.

Despite the fact that Meghalaya is a biological hotspot, over-exploitation by local pe

SHILLONG, Sept 26: The Synjuk Nongsynshar Shnong Warsan Lyngdoh Area, at a meeting held on Saturday at Umtiawait Nongtynniaw in West Khasi Hills, unanimously decided to allow Athena Kynshi Power Private Ltd to conduct a survey and investigation to identify the landowners who would be affected by the proposed Kynshi Hydro Electric Power Project.
Talking to mediapersons, Synjuk secretary P Kharban

SHILLONG: Home Minister HDR Lyngdoh said the State DGP SB Kakati has been directed to examine the demand for setting up of a permanent police outpost at Nongjri village in West Khasi Hills.

The demand for the outpost was made by the Synjuk Ki Rangbah Shnong Border Area (SKRSBA) on the ground that the village is a major commercial centre and a hub of coal export and import.

THE DEPARTMENT of atomic energy will have to shelve its plans to augment the domestic supply of uranium from Meghalaya. The standing committee of the National Board on Wildlife has rejected the department

SHILLONG, May 3: Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma today said that he would adopt a democratic approach on the controversial issue of uranium survey and mining.

SHILLONG, April 28: People of Rwiang, West Khasi Hills have accepted the proposals made by a company having a coal plant in the area for protection of the environment.

A proposal for an exploratory drilling at a newly-surveyed uranium site inside the Balpakram National Park (BNP), in South Garo hills of Meghalaya, has raised the hackles of wildlife and conservation groups in the State.

Shillong, March 19: A Meghalaya Assembly panel today recommended that the government take up a uranium mining project in West Khasi Hills district without further delay but subject to some conditions.