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Traditional heads demand approval for road construction in SWKH 6.12.2017 Meghalaya Times

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SHILLONG, Dec 05: The Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (KHADC) has been demanded to immediately issue a No Objection Certificate (NOC) for the construction of the two-lane road projects in West and South West Khasi Hills Districts.
This demand has been made by traditional heads of as many as 32 villages of the area who have accused the KHADC of hindering the development of SWKH.

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US Justice Department mulls 2nd Special Counsel 14.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Justice Department is looking into the appointment of a second Special Counsel to probe a host of Republican concerns, including alleged wrongdoing by the Clinton Foundation and the sale of a uranium company to Russia, media reports said.
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Uranium deposit hits Meghalaya power project 5.11.2017 The Assam Tribune
Uranium deposit hits Meghalaya power project
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Uranium deposits hindering Kynshi hydro power project 3.11.2017 Meghalaya Times

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SHILLONG, Nov 02: Uranium deposits are hindering the progress of stage II of the Kynshi hydro power project as the department of Atomic energy has expressed its reservations against developing this particular project.
In this backdrop, the Chief Minister of Meghalaya, Dr. Mukul Sangma said that the DEA has made an observation that the uranium deposits in the basin would submerge if the project is continued.

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Donald Trump accuses media of ignoring Obama-era Russia uranium deal 20.10.2017 India Today| Must Read
Donald Trump has accused the mainstream media of ignoring fresh details about the controversial 2010 approval of a deal that gave Russia control over a large chunk of US uranium resources.
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Trump accuses media of ignoring Obama-era Russia u-deal 20.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The President of the US on Thursday accused the mainstream media of ignoring fresh details about the controversial 2010 approval of a deal that gave Russia control over a large chunk of US uranium resources.
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Statement by Dr Sekhar Basu, Chairman Atomic Energy Commission and Secretary, Department of Atomic Energy at the 61st IAEA General Conference 20.9.2017 Govt of india: PIB
I would take this opportunity to convey on behalf of the people of India, and the Government of India the warmest greetings to the International Atomic Energy Agency and the Member States on the occasion of 61st General Conference.
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Dharmendra Pradhan visits Kazakhstan for 13th Inter-Governmental Commission meeting 20.9.2017 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi , Sep 20 : Union Minister Petroleum and Natural Gas and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship Dharmendra Pradhan, who is leading a delegation to Astana, Kazakhstan for the 13th meeting of the India-Kazakhstan Inter-Governmental Commission (IGC) has discussed the possibilities of expanding cooperation in E&P of hydrocarbons and investments infrastructure projects in oil and gas sector.
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Petroleum Minister visits Kazakhstan for co-chairing the 13th Inter-Governmental Commission meeting 20.9.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas & Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, led a delegation to Astana, Kazakhstan from 19-20 September 2017 to co-chair the 13th meeting of the India-Kazakhstan Inter-Governmental Commission (IGC). Mr. Kanat Bozumbayev, Minister of Energy of Republic of Kazakhstan co-chaired the meeting from Kazakh side.
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Areva NP's results growth follows recovery plan, CEO tells Les Echos 12.9.2017 TOI: Intl Business
AREVA-OUTLOOK/:Areva NP's results growth follows recovery plan, CEO tells Les Echos
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People's convention 7.9.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
People's convention
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Modi govt may disband NGT: Jairam Ramesh 30.8.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
Meghalaya is the third uranium-rich state in the country after Jharkhand and Andhra Pradesh
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BJP government may disband NGT: Jairam Ramesh 30.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Wednesday said the Modi government was mulling to disband the National Green Tribunal (NGT).
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Jairam advices ‘conscious choice’ on uranium mining in Meghalaya 30.8.2017 Meghalaya Times

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SHILLONG, Aug 29: Former Union Minister of Forest and Environment Jairam Ramesh on Tuesday said that the centre should not brush aside the issue of uranium mining in Meghalaya while maintaining that solution lies in ‘political courage’ and ‘conscious choices’ which must be made whenever there is a conflict between environmental protection and economic growth.
“We should try to marry economic growth and environmental protection but there will be cases, instances and conflict between the two and when there is conflict between the two; we must make conscious choices,” Ramesh told reporters soon after releasing his book, Indira Gandhi: A Life in Nature at the Heritage Club in Shillong.

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‘Uranium sale talks at advanced stage’ 22.8.2017 Hindu: Economy
Australian official rejects reports of delay, and says move won’t slow down coal exports
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The victor, the spoils? Trump eyes Afghanistan's elusive mineral riches 21.8.2017 South Asia News Headlines, Latest South East Asia News and Live Updates - Times of India
As well as deposits of gold, silver and platinum, Afghanistan has significant quantities of iron ore, uranium, zinc, tantalum, bauxite, coal, natural gas and significant copper. But a lack of basic logistics - paved roads and rail links - have stifled attempts to a build a legitimate mining sector.
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Academia-industry interface body needed: AEC chief Sekhar Basu (IANS Interview) 31.7.2017 All News-IANS Stories
With Indian scientific institutions facing flak for failing to translate and commercialise technology from labs to the market, the government has been urged to set up a separate organisation at the academia-industry interface to enable this, says Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) Chairman Sekhar Basu.
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Areva says French state completes 2 bln-euro capital increase 13.7.2017 TOI: Intl Business
AREVASA-CAPITAL/:Areva says French state completes 2 bln-euro capital increase
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Uranium mining to move out of Gujanal to uninhabited areas 9.6.2017 Hindu: Home
Scientists take heed to residents’ complaints of foul smell in groundwater
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As more people flock to Niger's gold mines, economic boon may become a new migration risk 17.5.2017 Sify Finance
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