As Telangana becomes the 29th state on June 2, government on Thursday promulgated an ordinance merging some villages and mandals of Telangana into Seemandhra in a bid to deal with resettlement and rehabilitation of those displaced by Polavaram power project.
A majority of Tamil Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) lodged in various welfare camps in Northern Sri Lanka have resumed normal lives even as the government is trying to provide habitation and basic amenities to them.
Sri Lankan government hopes to
resettle majority of war displaced Tamils by January next
year, a senior minister has assured amidst rising pressure
from the US and other Western nations to send the Tamils home.