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PM urged to help Pakistani Hindu refugees


April 7th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 7 (IANS) A voluntary group working for Pakistani refugees in India has requested Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to raise the problems of Hindus living in Pakistan with ... Read more...

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NLD’s victory claim cheers Myanmarese in northeast India


April 2nd, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Apil 2 (IANS) As the National League for Democracy (NLD) led by Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi claimed a landslide victory in Sunday's by-election in Myanmar, it cheered ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan refugees return from India


October 12th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Oct 12 (IANS) A group of Sri Lankan Tamil refugees returned from India by boat Wednesday, becoming the first case of repatriation to the island nation by sea, the ... Read more...

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EU raises humanitarian assistance to Sri Lanka


May 8th, 2011 - 6:00 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, May 8 (IANS) The European Union has raised its humanitarian support to Sri Lanka by another 10 million euro (around $14 million, EuAsiaNews reported.This will finance further assistance for ... Read more...

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Controversy over purchasing of land by Tibetans in Himachal


November 18th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
By Akhilesh BharatiDharamsala, Nov.18 (ANI): The Central Tibetan Administration has denied receiving any notice so far by the Himachal Pradesh High Court on the issue of purchase of land by Tibetans in ... Read more...

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Bhutanese refugees pin homecoming hopes on SAARC Summit


April 27th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 27 (IANS) Tens of thousands of Bhutanese refugees, forced to leave their homes for nearly two decades, are pinning their hopes on the 16th SAARC Summit starting in Bhutan from ... Read more...

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Tibetan orphans hope to visit Tibet one day


November 24th, 2009 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
By Maitreyee Boruah Bangalore, Nov 24 (IANS) Achoe does not remember much of his childhood in Tibet. The 18-year-old, now in an orphanage in Karnakata, left his motherland when he was around four. ... Read more...

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Tibetans to thank India, raise freedom song


November 19th, 2009 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 19 (IANS) Buddhism, Tibetan medicine, 'chaam' dance, monastic chanting. It will be a peek into the Tibetan way of life at a festival here to thank India for providing a ... Read more...

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Indian citizenship for Tamil refugees? Jayalalitha says ‘no’


October 6th, 2009 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 6 (IANS) Tamil Nadu opposition leader J. Jayalalitha Tuesday denounced the ruling DMK's demand that Sri Lankan refugees in India should be given Indian citizenship. The former chief minister said that ... Read more...

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21 Tibetans arrested for anti-China protests


October 1st, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) More than 20 Tibetan activists were arrested when they attempted to jump the wall of the Chinese Embassy here Thursday, when China celebrates the 60th anniversary of ... Read more...

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Give Indian citizenship to Tamil refugees: Ravi Shankar


September 28th, 2009 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 28 (IANS) Spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar has backed Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi's call to give Indian citizenship to Sri Lankan Tamil refugees in India. Ravi ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu’s regional party demands lifting of ban on LTTE


July 29th, 2009 - 9:23 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, July 29 (ANI): Demanding the lifting of the ban on the LTTE, members of a regional party based in Tamil Nadu staged a demonstration outside the Central Station in Chennai on ... Read more...

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Borders with China tension free says Pranab Mukherjee


June 6th, 2008 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen Kapoor Beijing, June 6 (ANI): Visiting Indian External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday said that the peace and tranquility agreement with China has largely created a tension free border. ... Read more...

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Tibetans ‘guests’ in India determined to go back home


March 18th, 2008 - 5:58 pm ICT by admin
Una (Himachal Pradesh), Mar 18 (ANI): Exiled Tibetans living in India are determined to return 'home'. They resumed their march to Tibet from Una District in Himachal Pradesh.The marchers, who started ... Read more...

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China fears Everest of Tibetan protests ahead of Olympics


March 11th, 2008 - 6:58 pm ICT by admin
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, March 11 (IANS) Thousands of mountaineers, porters and guides have been left in the lurch with China announcing that it was curbing further expeditions to the highest mountain in ... Read more...

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Tibetans told no violence during Olympic Torch relay


March 4th, 2008 - 5:32 pm ICT by admin
Dharamsala, March 4 (IANS) The Tibetan government-in-exile has appealed to Tibetan refugees in India to avoid resorting to violence during the 2008 Beijing Olympics Torch relay through India next month. A spokesperson ... Read more...

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Chin refugees in India celebrate their National Day


February 20th, 2008 - 8:18 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 20 (ANI): Chin students from Myanmar, who are living as refugees in New Delhi, celebrated the 52nd anniversary of Chin National Day on Wednesday. The Chins took out a procession ... Read more...

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