Raw uranium residuals were reportedly recovered from a Himachal
Pradesh village during digging, an official said Wednesday. The
area from where it was found has a history of uranium deposits.
During ground breaking for construction of a rainwater harvesting
tank in Lambera village under the Khyah gram panchayat in Hamirpur
district extracts of uranium were recovered by the villagers
Tuesday night, block development officer Sunil Chandel told
reporters in Hamirpur town.
He said the samples of black stones recovered from the spot, some
200 km from here, would be sent them to Bangalore for laboratory
Chandel, who visited the spot Wednesday, said the villagers
observed outburst of some poisonous gas during digging.
State geologist Arun Sharma told IANS that Hamirpur district was
once known for rich uranium deposits and these have been extracted
more than two decades ago by public sector National Mineral
Irregularities in the allocation of coal blocks disrupted both
houses of parliament Tuesday with the government and the Congress
rejecting the opposition's demand for the resignation of Prime
Minister Manmohan Singh
The Indian economy has "bottomed out"
and is expected to grow at 6.4 percent in the current fiscal
against the estimated 5 percent expansion registered in the
previous year, the prime minister's economic advisory panel said
Tuesday. "The economy
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