Australia lifts ban on uranium export to India

india and australiaThe Labour party which is the ruling government in Australia headed by the country’s first female Prime Minister Julia Gillard, ended a ban on exporting uranium to India. The decade long ban was in existence because India has not yet signed the NPT (Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty). The lifting of the ban would be of immense help to India to meet the increasing energy demand of the country. India has a civil nuclear accord with the US and now Australia by lifting the ban is in line with the US.

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