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Tamil refugees


Jayalalithaa announces Pongal gift for 1.91 crore families

January 07, 2016 12:07 am

The gift pack comprises 1 kg rice and sugar each, two pieces of two-feet sugarcane, which is an essential part of Pongal festival, and Rs 100 cash.

Tamil refugees challenge Oz security intelligence ruling

October 02, 2010 4:03 pm

ASIO is the principal federal domestic internal intelligence,counter-intelligence and security agency of Australia.

300 LTTE cadres detained from welfare camps in Lanka

October 28, 2009 2:32 pm

Sri Lankan security forces detained around 300 senior LTTE cadres from various welfare camps during the past one month,military officials have said.

Internally displaced Tamils lack basic amenities: MPs team

October 15, 2009 12:44 pm

Internally displaced Tamils in Sri Lanka lack even basic amenities like water and toilets in camps housing them,found an MPs delegation from TN.

Tamil fishermen attacked: DMK,Cong MPs meet PM

September 22, 2009 12:17 pm

A delegation of DMK and Congress MPs urged PM Manmohan Singh to take up the matter of frequent attacks on Tamil Nadu fishermen by the Sri Lankan Navy.

UN expert seeks probe into Lankan video footage

August 29, 2009 10:41 am

A top UN human rights expert has sought probe into the authenticity of a video footage purportedly showing Sri Lankan troops executing helpless Tamils.

IMF inks pact with Sri Lanka on $2.5 bn loan

July 21, 2009 1:20 pm

IMF has reached an agreement with Sri Lanka to provide the island nation with about USD 2.5 billion.

UN official discusses recovery process in Sri Lanka

July 21, 2009 11:49 am

A top United Nations official has said that there is a steady improvement in camp conditions for internally displaced persons in Sri Lanka as the government is taking steps for resettlement of refugees.

PM assures Lanka of all support for resettlement of IDPs

July 18, 2009 2:40 pm

PM Manmohan Singh has assured Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa of all support for resettlement of the Tamil civilians.

'1,400 Tamils dying every week in Lankan refugee camps'

July 10, 2009 11:39 am

About 1,400 Tamil refugees are dying every week at the giant Manik Farm internment camp in Sri Lanka,senior international aid sources have revealed.