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Sri Lankan tamil refugees


Document on Tamil refugees asks India, Lanka to assist repatriation

February 16, 2015 2:53 am

Suggests staying in Tamil Nadu, emigrating to a third country as alternatives.

India and Sri Lanka discuss repatriation of Tamil refugees

January 31, 2015 3:16 am

According to official figures, there are more than 100,000 Sri Lankan refugees in Tamil Nadu.

Explained: The Sri Lankan Refugee Question

January 31, 2015 3:07 am

Most of the refugees crossed the 29 km of sea from Talaimannar on Mannar Island to Rameshwaram on Pamban Island.

India, Sri Lanka set to start talks on repatriation of Lankan Tamil refugees

January 19, 2015 3:14 pm

There are an estimated one lakh Lankan Tamil refugees in India, who had fled Lanka during the war between the LTTE and the Sri Lankan army.

20 Lankan Tamils seeking speedy trial attempt suicide

November 19, 2014 1:25 am

Prison officials said about 26 Lankan Tamils were on a hungerstrike for three days.

Andaman and Nicobar Islands a potential terror hub: Home Ministry

February 23, 2014 10:47 am

Due to its peculiar geographical locations and conditions, Andaman and Nicobar Islands are vulnerable to illegal cross-border activities.

Rs 400 cr for scheme exempting students from paying tuition fee

April 17, 2012 4:51 pm

With over 1.56 lakh first generation engineering students benefiting from a scheme exempting them from paying tuition fee,the government today said it had allocated over Rs 400 crore for 2012-13,with the scheme now being expanded to Sri Lankan Tamil refugees also.

Jaya announces Rs 1000 monthly dole to Lankan Tamil refugees

August 02, 2011 12:00 pm

Jaya had taken up plight of Sri Lankan Tamils lodged in camps with Hillary Clinton,release said.

TN CM demands residential status for refugees

November 04, 2009 3:18 am

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi on Tuesday asked the Centre to grant permanent residential status to 1.6 lakh Sri Lankan Tamil refugees residing in the state.

Moved by report,CM sends ministers to refugee camps

November 03, 2009 4:55 am

Chief Minister M Karunanidhi on Monday asked his ministers and officials to immediately attend to the basic needs and demands of thousands...