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Remnants of LTTE trying to make Andaman and Nicobar islands safe haven?

Last Updated: Sunday, February 23, 2014, 10:25

Are the islands of Andaman and Nicobar potential terror hubs? Yes, feels the administration of the Union Territory, which has said the possibility of left out LTTE cadre trying to make them a safe haven cannot be ruled out.

Lankan Tamil refugees arrive by illegal boat service, one held

Last Updated: Sunday, December 15, 2013, 23:03

A Sri Lankan Tamil refugee, who arrived in Rameswaram by an illegal boat service, has been taken into custody for questioning, police said.

Five Lankan Tamils arrested

Last Updated: Sunday, June 30, 2013, 22:56

Five Sri Lankan Tamil refugees were on Sunday arrested for allegedly planning to migrate to Australia illegally through brokers.

UAE urged not to deport Tamil refugees

Last Updated: Sunday, April 07, 2013, 15:22

Human Rights Watch has urged the UAE not to deport 19 Tamil refugees to Sri Lanka because they would be at serious risk of torture and persecution upon return.

Tamil refugees return to Sri Lanka from India

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 19, 2012, 21:00

Over 5,000 refugees have already returned to the country under the UNHCR programme.

Tamil refugees return to Sri Lanka from India

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 19, 2012, 20:11

A group of over 70 Sri Lankan Tamil refugees have returned from India under an ongoing UN refugee agency programme.

Sri Lanka ready to welcome more Tamil refugees

Last Updated: Sunday, September 02, 2012, 16:15

Sri Lanka will welcome more Tamil refugees who fled the country to India and want to return home, a top minister has said.

Lanka ready to welcome more Tamil refugees from India

Last Updated: Sunday, September 02, 2012, 15:37

Sri Lanka will welcome more Tamil refugees who fled the country to India, a top minister has said.

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.

Jaya announces welfare measures for Tamil refugees

Last Updated: Sunday, March 25, 2012, 00:48

Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa ordered extension of the government`s comprehensive health insurance scheme to Sri Lankan Tamil refugees.

India determined to accelerate pace of rehabilitation in Sri Lanka: Rao

Last Updated: Thursday, August 19, 2010, 14:56

Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao has said India is determined to accelerate the pace of rehabilitation in Sri Lanka.

India to engage with Sri Lanka on resettlement of Tamils

Last Updated: Friday, December 04, 2009, 13:25

India said it would work with Sri Lankan government to ensure resettlement of 3,00,000 people displaced in the northern region which has been freed from the LTTE and was keen to see revival of the political process there.