14 illegal Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh held, thanks to plaint on toll-free number

During interrogation, it was found that all of them had fled a “refugee camp” in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar and entered India illegally.

published on : 26th November 2020

Hindu woman from Pakistan reunited with Indian family after being stranded for 10 months

She got stranded in the neighbouring country while her husband and children travelled back to India in July.

published on : 25th November 2020

Zoram Peoples Movement urges ECI to delete names of Bru voters who are in Tripura

There are about 12,000 Bru voters in Mizoram among others, who have opted to permanently resettle in Tripura, according to election officials.

published on : 24th November 2020

Syria's Assad: Western sanctions hinder return of refugees

Assad's comments came at the opening session of a controversial two-day international conference in Damascus on the return of refugees.

published on : 11th November 2020

Bengal polls: Mamata announces land pattas for refugees on eve of Amit Shah's visit to state

The CM also announced to set up a development board for the people who belong to the scheduled caste community and a cultural board for the people from backward and underprivileged classes.

published on : 4th November 2020

Amit Shah to have lunch at tribal and refugee homes during Bengal visit

Sources in the BJP said Shah’s schedule was designed in the wake of the ruling TMC's aggressive campaign against the saffron party's handling of the Hathras case.

published on : 4th November 2020

Small fire burns tents in squalid Greek island refugee camp

In September, a series of fires destroyed Greece’s largest refugee camp in Moria on the nearby island of Lesbos, leaving more than 10,000 people in need of emergency shelter

published on : 2nd November 2020

India provides USD 1 million for Palestinian refugees

The Government of India handed over the contribution cheque to the UN agency through its representative in Palestine, Sunil Kumar.

published on : 14th October 2020

UN High Commissioner for Refugees chief Filippo Grandi tests positive for COVID-19

Grandi had addressed delegates from the podium in the UN Assembly Hall in Geneva on the first day of the event, but participated remotely on Tuesday.

published on : 7th October 2020

Donald Trump plans to slash refugee admissions to US to record low

In a notice sent to Congress late Wednesday, just 34 minutes before a statutory deadline to do so, the administration said it intended to admit a maximum of 15,000 refugees in fiscal year 2021.

published on : 1st October 2020

New US citizen refugees excited for first presidential vote

The winner will decide the future of the very resettlement program they benefitted from and that President Donald Trump has hollowed out and could halt altogether in the fiscal year starting Oct. 1.

published on : 28th September 2020

Lockdown, visa expiry hold up return of Sindhi men from Pakistan

The NORI visa allows LTV holders with no Indian citizenship to travel to Pakistan and return within 60 days.

published on : 18th September 2020

'Don't ghettoise Bru refugees in Tripura': Mizo, Bengali groups urge CM Biplab Kumar Deb

The groups expressed apprehension that the settlement of such a large number of the refugees, who originally hail from neighbouring Mizoram, in their areas would cause social imbalance.

published on : 10th September 2020

Fire sweeps through Greece's largest refugee camp on coronavirus lockdown

The migrants at Moria refugee camp fled fires that broke out at multiple points and gutted much of the camp and surrounding hillside olive groves.

published on : 9th September 2020

Bangladesh to lift Rohingya internet ban 'very soon'

Authorities in Bangladesh cut mobile internet access to the sprawling, teeming camps in the country's southeast a year ago, citing security concerns, sparking international condemnation.

published on : 24th August 2020
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