The US on Thursday expressed concern over the "rushed" resettlement of the last batch of Tamils displaced during Sri Lanka`s decade-long civil war that ended in 2009.Oct 18, 2012, 17:22 PM IST
An international aid agency has said that an estimated 600,000 people will be displaced from Khyber agency if security operations continued.Jun 08, 2012, 09:16 AM IST
US donates 5 ambulances to Lanka to assist in humanitarian demining efforts.Dec 24, 2010, 11:38 AM IST
S M Krishna will undertake a three-day official visit to Sri Lanka
next week and is likely to discuss IDPs issue.
Expressing concern over some of
the displaced Tamil civilians still being lodged in camps in
Sri Lanka, Congress president Sonia Gandhi has said India has
taken up the matter with that country.
A government formed commission
has recommended immediate administrative measures to ease the
lives of resettled Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and all
people living in the former conflict ridden areas of Sri
Sri Lanka has settled over 80
per cent displaced Tamils with only 38,127 people left in the
welfare centres which initially had over 2.7 lakh IDPs.
Nearly 2.1 lakh IDPs have been resettled in Northern Sri Lanka so far, a senior official said on Monday adding that still 70,000 displaced Tamils remain in relief villages.Feb 08, 2010, 15:39 PM IST
The demining experts from India and other countries have cleared around 62 million sq kms, filled with explosives, in northern and eastern provinces of Sri Lanka.Dec 30, 2009, 15:30 PM IST
The Sri Lankan Government has decided to issue citizenship certificates to over 400 children of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) born during their displacement in India.Sep 26, 2009, 20:57 PM IST
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh
has assured Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa of all
support for resettlement of the Tamil civilians, displaced due
to fighting between security forces and the LTTE in the north.