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J-K Government approves financial package for PoK refugees Oct 17, 4:56 pm
Jammu, Oct.17 (ANI): The Jammu and Kashmir state government on Friday approved the financial package for Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) and Chamb refugees to the tune of Rs 9,096 crore, with Rs 25 lakh being distributed to each family.
Villagers take refuge in camps as shelling continues on border Oct 9, 11:20 am
Samba (Jammu and Kashmir), Oct. 9 (ANI): Thousands have taken refuge in relief camps in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday after intense shelling from across the border killed at least eight civilians and injured scores
New Delhi, Oct.6 (ANI): The Communist Party of India (CPI) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday alleged that the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress (TMC) Government in West Bengal was giving refuge to various militant activities being carried out in the state.
Johannesburg, Sep 22 (ANI): As the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) advances across north-eastern Syria, the number of Syrian refugees crossing into Turkey has reached 100,000, Turkey said.
London, Sep 21 (ANI): A report has revealed that officials said about 66,000 refugees, mostly Syrian Kurds, have crossed into Turkey in the last 24 hours following advances by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in northern Syria.
London, Sep 07 (ANI): Boris Karpichkov, a Russian spy who sought refuge in the United Kingdom after defecting to Britain 16 years ago, says that when he entered the world of espionage, he knew that it was only about "blackmail and persecution."
Agartala, Aug. 30 (ANI): A seven-member joint central team recently visited the Bru refugee camps in North Tripura's Kanchanpur to take stock of their living conditions.
Washington, Aug 30 (ANI): Angelina Jolie has released a statement on the current Syrian refugee crisis saying that the three million refugees is not just another statistic.
London, Aug 30 (ANI): UN chief Antonio Guterres said Syria is now the biggest humanitarian emergency of this era, with more than three million Syrians forced to flee the war-torn country.
Study finds no significant increase in public facilities for refugees in Lanka after civil war Aug 22, 2:40 pm
Colombo, Aug 22 (ANI): Five years after the end of the1983-2009 civil war in Sri Lanka, thousands of Sri Lankans remain refugees despite satellite-image analysis showing new housing-like structures and development in a military zone in the northern part of the country.
Snowden's temporary refuge ends in Russia Aug 1, 3:16 pm
London, August 1 (ANI): Fugitive U.S. whistleblower Edward Snowden's political asylum status in Russia has expired while his extension application is still under process.
Israeli bombs kill 32 more in Gaza Jul 30, 1:21 pm
Islamabad, July 30 (ANI): At least 32 Palestinians were killed in the early hours of Wednesday across Gaza in fresh Israeli bombardments.
Plight of West Pakistani Refugee Women Jul 20, 2:53 pm
Jammu, July 20, (ANI): By definition, a refugee is someone who seeks refuge in a foreign country because of war or violence, or out of fear of persecution. They seek asylum with the hope of a better future and leading a peaceful and a safe life.
Pakistan charity sends aid to North Waziristan refugees Jul 12, 11:52 am
Islamabad/Bannu, July 12 (ANI): A Pakistan Islamic charity has sent six trucks of relief material for refugees in Bannu, who have been displaced by the Pakistan Army's Ooperation Zarb-i-Azb to oust Taliban militants from North Waziristan.
Imran Khan pledges support for Waziristan's displaced people Jul 8, 12:21 pm
Islamabad, July 8 (ANI): Former Pakistan cricketer and now head of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) party Imran Khan has vowed to support the cause of displaced people from North Waziristan during a visit to a refugee camp in Bannu.
Iraq crisis: ISIS rebels hunt non-Sunnis and other opponents Jul 4, 4:33 pm
London, July 4 (ANI): Iraqi refugees have said that the ISIS rebels were hunting down non-Sunnis and people against the militants.
Rocket attack in Peshawar leaves two soldiers wounded Jun 30, 5:11 pm
Islamabad, June 30 (ANI): At least four rockets landed inside Peshawar Cantonment in Pakistan, wounding two soldiers.
Washington, June 28 (ANI): Orlando Bloom, who recently visited Syrian child refugees as United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) goodwill ambassador, said that kids are seeing far too much violence and torture and they need help.
Separatists call for a complete shutdown in Kashmir Jun 23, 9:53 am
Srinagar, June 23 (ANI): Separatists called for a complete shutdown in Kashmir over the alleged conspiracy by the BJP and the RSS to settle non-state subject refugees to change the demography of the state.
World Refugee Day observed in India Jun 21, 5:59 pm
New Delhi, June 21 (ANI): UNHCR India marked World Refugee Day 2014 with an exhibition of refugee photos by world renowned photographer Raghu Rai in India International Center, New Delhi.
Tibetans yearn for their homeland on World Refugee Day Jun 21, 3:59 pm
Dharamshala, June 21 (ANI): The Tibetan refugees living in-exile in the north Indian hill town of Dharmashala expressed their emotions for their homeland on World Refugee Day on Friday.
Pakistani refugees in Kathua demand voting rights Jun 16, 9:24 am
Kathua (Jammu and Kashmir), June 16 (ANI): Pakistani refugees residing in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua District, are demanding welfare and voting rights.
Tribal refugees in Tripura repatriated to Bangladesh Jun 14, 6:56 pm
Agartala, June 14 (ANI): Authorities in Tripura have sent a large group of Bangladeshi nationals back to their homeland.
Delhi NGO offering skill development to refugees Jun 12, 5:05 pm
New Delhi, June 12 (ANI): Bosco Delhi, in partnership with the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR), is providing comprehensive support in education and skill training programmes, language and vocational training, health services and psychosocial support to refugees from Afghanistan, Nepal, Myanmar and African countries.
Gandachara (Tripura), June 6 (ANI): Over 250 Bangladeshi tribal, mostly Buddhists and Hindus, have fled their villages along the international border and crossed over to Tripura, seeking refuge after ethnic clashes with non-tribal Muslims in their country.
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