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Health insurance scheme extended to Lankan refugees outside camps

Health insurance scheme extended to Lankan refugees outside camps

January 26, 2014: The Chief Minister’s Comprehensive Health Insurance Scheme has been extended to those Sri Lankan Tamil refugees who are living outside camps maintained by the State government. Al...

Lankan refugees pay back their debt to India

Lankan refugees pay back their debt to India

Oct 16 2013: Number of refugees sheltering in India, having fled civil war back home, are working to better lives in host nation. Learn more about Tamil hospitality and kinship across borders in this ...

'We have been treated well in India, this is the best model of refugee welfare'

'We have been treated well in India, this is the best model of refugee welfare'

February 12, 2014: When the ethnic war broke out in the Tamil-dominated parts of Sri Lanka in 1983, hundred of thousands of Tamils crossed the Palk Straits into India. A refugee camp in Mandapam awai...

Higher Education Remains a Struggle for Refugees

Higher Education Remains a Struggle for Refugees

22 June 2014, COIMBATORE: For the children of Sri Lankan Tamil refugees getting access to higher education, especially professional courses, has been a struggle in Tamil Nadu.The plight of Nandini, wh...

 

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