Tamils

Tamils working abroad jumps from 28 lakh in 2015 to 2-3 crore currently

"Available statistics on Tamils in foreign countries are not complete and this makes it difficult to assist everyone in times of crisis.

published on : 24th September 2022

Indians stuck in Myanmar: Stalin seeks PM Modi’s intervention

The ambassador apprised me of the developments and informed me that all efforts were (under way) to release the Indians as soon as possible.

published on : 22nd September 2022

Rescue Indians held illegally in Myanmar: Tamil Nadu CM writes to PM Modi

The state government has received information that nearly 300 Indians, including around 50 Tamils were stuck in Myanmar facing severe hardships, Stalin said in a letter to Modi.

published on : 21st September 2022

Sri Lankan Tamils reach Rameswaram seeking refugee in India

As many as 12 Sri Lankan Tamils, including two families, arrived in Dhanushkodi seeking refuge on Tuesday.

published on : 21st September 2022

Construction of 76 houses for Sri Lankans in Ambur commences

Collector Amar Kushwaha laid the foundation stone on Sunday for the construction of 76 houses for Sri Lankan Tamils near Ambur.

published on : 23rd August 2022

Sec 144 CrPC clamped in Moreh, Myanmar yet to hand over bodies of two Tamils

The protestors crossed over the porous international border and torched a vacant sentry post of Myanmar Army. They also pelted stones targetting the houses of Myanmar residents.

published on : 7th July 2022

Two Tamils shot dead in Myanmar

“They entered Myanmar unexpectedly. The Myanmar Army might have suspected them to be spies and shot them dead. There is a killing every day by the Army in this part of Myanmar,” the Tamil Sangam said.

published on : 6th July 2022

Two more Lankan families reach Dhanushkodi in Tamil Nadu

According to sources, a family of five spent `1 lakh for the trip.  With this, the number of Sri Lankan Tamils seeking refuge in the State has gone up to 90. 

published on : 19th June 2022

Rameswaram: Sri Lankan National held over bid to return home after visa expired

According to sources, Q-Branch personnel, who were patrolling near the Rameswaram Railway Station, detained Keerthanan (28) of Vavuniya region in Sri Lanka.

published on : 3rd June 2022

Three more Sri Lankan Tamils seek refuge in Tamil Nadu

Marine police detained them at Dhanushkodi and shifted them to the Mandapam refugee camp after conducting inquiries.

published on : 2nd June 2022

TN, Centre should press for referendum in Sri Lanka: Lankan Tamil politician

He sought support from political parties in Tamil Nadu for a referendum in the island nation.

published on : 14th May 2022

No stay on TN’s purchase of rice for distribution to Lanka

The Madras High Court has refused to stay the Tamil Nadu government’s move to purchase 40,000 tonnes of rice for supplying to Sri Lanka to help it tackle the economic crisis.

published on : 13th May 2022

Ancient Chinese porcelain, vessels discovered by school students in TN

The students also found broken pieces of a bowl, jar, and plate.

published on : 12th May 2022

Stalin urges TN to donate for Lankan relief fund

The CM has urged people to contribute to the relief being sent from the State through the Chief Minister’s Public Relief Fund (CMPRF).

published on : 4th May 2022

Cadres from various parties join DMK in CM’s presence

On Monday, the Chief Minister also met and congratulated the Tamil Nadu senior hockey team at Anna Arivalayam, as they had won silver in the 12th Indian Men’s Hockey Tournament.

published on : 3rd May 2022

Five more Lankans seek refuge in State

Five more Sri Lankan Tamils landed near Rameswaram in the wee hours of Monday as the island-nation’s economic crisis shows no sign of abating any time soon.

published on : 3rd May 2022

15 more Sri Lankans reach TN shores

Fifteen more Sri Lankans reached Indian shores in the early hours of Monday. 

published on : 26th April 2022

‘Came hoping for better life’

Mary Clarin, who arrived in the first batch, told TNIE. Mary was engaged in daily wage labour in Sri Lanka. 

published on : 18th April 2022

Lankan crisis: Stalin speaks to Tamils in camp, seeks Centre nod to send aid

Wants MEA to ensure release of 12 TN fishers held in SL over SLR 2-crore bail bond each

published on : 16th April 2022

300 outsiders use fake Tamil Nadu certificates to land government jobs

Subsequently, the school education department advised the postal and police departments in Karnataka to register complaints against them. 

published on : 14th April 2022
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