US concerned over `rushed` resettlement of Lankan

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

Pak: Military operation may displace 600,000 people

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 commends Sri Lanka`s efforts of resettling IDPs

US donates 5 ambulances to Lanka to assist in humanitarian demining efforts.

Dec 24, 2010, 11:38 AM IST

Krishna to visit Sri Lanka next week

S M Krishna will undertake a three-day official visit to Sri Lanka
next week and is likely to discuss IDPs issue.

Nov 21, 2010, 14:55 PM IST

India has taken up IDPs’ issue with Sri Lanka: Sonia

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.

Nov 09, 2010, 14:36 PM IST

Panel suggests measures to ease life of Lankan IDPs

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

Sep 15, 2010, 20:17 PM IST

38,127 IDPs left in Sri Lankan relief camps

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.

Jul 15, 2010, 20:31 PM IST

Nearly 2.1 lakh IDPs resettled in North Lanka

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

Demining experts clear 62 mln sq kms in north, eastern Lanka

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

Lankan citizenship to IDP children born in India during war

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

PM assures Lanka of all support for IDPs` resettlement

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.

Jul 18, 2009, 14:37 PM IST