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Sri Sri Ravishankar visits Mandapam refugee camp

Last Updated: Sunday, December 15, 2013, 15:49

Spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravishankar on Sunday visited the refugee camp at Mandapam near here and spoke with Sri Lankan refugees.

HC directs Lankan refugees to subit fresh representation

Last Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013, 08:02

The Madras High Court on Wednesday directed Sri Lankan refugees, housed in a special camp at Poonamallee near here, to submit fresh representations to the Tamil Nadu Public Department (SC) Secretary.

Over 1,200 Lankan Tamil return home in 2012 under UNHCR aid

Last Updated: Saturday, January 12, 2013, 13:25

More than 1,200 Sri Lankan nationals living in India as refugees have returned to their country in 2012 with monetary support from the UNHCR.

Attempt to ferry Lankan Tamil refugees to Oz foiled

Last Updated: Saturday, August 04, 2012, 10:46

Police have foiled an attempt to illegally ferry six Sri Lankan Tamil refugees to Australia and detained all of them for questioning.

TN govt announces monthly dole to Lankan refugees

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 02, 2011, 13:04

Tamil Nadu CM J Jayalalithaa announced a monthly dole of Rs 1000 to Lankan Tamil refugees.

Number of Lankan refugees coming to TN has come down: DGP

Last Updated: Thursday, October 28, 2010, 23:07

The number of Sri Lankan Tamil refugees coming from there to Tamil Nadu has declined drastically, said DGP Lethika Saran.

Canada worried over reports of ship carrying Lankan refugees

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 10, 2010, 11:55

Canada has expressed its concern over a news report of a ship carrying illegal Sri Lankan migrants to one of its western province, saying some of the asylum seekers could be members of the vanquished terror outfit LTTE.

Ensure release of Lankan refugees from camps: PMK to Centre

Last Updated: Monday, October 12, 2009, 19:45

PMK founder S Ramadoss on Monday said India should take steps to ensure the "release" of internally displaced Sri Lankan Tamils lodged in refugee camps.