Tamerlane Ventures Inc. ("Tamerlane" or the "Company") (TSX-V: TAM) announces a net loss of $1,156,808 or $0.03 per share for the year ended December 31, 2009, compared to a net loss of $1,726,858 or $0.04 per share in the prior year. 

At December 31, 2009 the Company had working capital of $1,306,399 compared to $1,132,874 at December 31, 2008, an increase of $173,525.

About Tamerlane Ventures Inc.
Tamerlane Ventures Inc. is an exploration and development mining company with advanced base metal development projects in Canada and Peru. The Company is working towards bringing the world-class Pb/Zn Pine Point Property back into production in Northwest Territories, Canada, and developing its Los Pinos heap leach copper project in Peru. The Company's primary focus is the Pine Point Project, which consists of the Pine Point Mine, which was the largest and most profitable base metal mine in Canadian history. Tamerlane controls the Pine Point Project, along with a large contiguous property to the west.

On behalf of Tamerlane Ventures Inc.,

"Ross F. Burns"

President & CEO

For further investor information, please contact:

Peter A. Ball, Director of Investor Relations
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Phone:    (360) 332-4653
Toll Free:    (877) 284-6535
Website:     www.tamerlaneventures.com

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