Tamerlane Grants Stock Options To Directors

    BLAINE, WA, June 24 /CNW/ - Tamerlane Ventures Inc. (TAM: TSX-V)
announces that on June 12, 2008 the Company granted, subject to the approval
of the TSX Venture Exchange, 700,000 stock options to directors of Tamerlane.
The stock options are exercisable into common shares of Tamerlane at an
exercise price of C$0.70 per share for a period of five years. Tamerlane's
common shares closed at C$0.66 on the TSX Venture Exchange on June 11, 2008.
The options granted are part of an annual grant that make up the key component
of directors' annual compensation.
    Tamerlane has 46,143,730 common shares issued and outstanding. Under the
terms of the Company's "rolling" Incentive Stock Option Plan a maximum of
4,614,373 shares are available to be issued pursuant to the exercise of
options at this time. Including this grant of 700,000 options, a total of
3,582,500 shares have been reserved for issuance pursuant to outstanding
option grants. A further 1,031,873 shares are available for issuance pursuant
to future option grants at this time.

    "Ross F. Burns"
    President & CEO

    The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept
    responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of the contents of this press

    Caution Concerning Forward-Looking Information

    This press release contains forward-looking information within the
meaning of applicable securities laws. We use words such as "may", "will",
"should", "anticipate", "plan", "expect", "believe", "estimate" and similar
terminology to identify forward-looking information. It is based on
assumptions, estimates, opinions and analysis made by management in light of
its experience, current conditions and its expectations of future developments
as well as other factors which it believes to be reasonable and relevant.
Forward-looking information involves known and unknown risks, uncertainties
and other factors that may cause our actual results to differ materially from
those expressed or implied in the forward-looking statements and accordingly,
readers should not place undue reliance on those statements. Risks and
uncertainties that may cause actual results to vary include but are not
limited to the speculative nature of mineral exploration and development,
including the uncertainty of reserve and resource estimates; operational and
technical difficulties; the availability to the Company of suitable financing
alternatives; fluctuations in zinc, lead and other resource prices; changes to
and compliance with applicable laws and regulations, including environmental
laws and obtaining requisite permits; political, economic and other risks
arising from our activities; fluctuations in foreign exchange rates; as well
as other risks and uncertainties which are more fully described in our annual
and quarterly Management's Discussion and Analysis and in other filings made
by us with Canadian securities regulatory authorities and available at

For further information:

For further information: Brent Jones, Manager of Investor Relations,
E-mail: bjones@tamerlaneventures.com, Phone: (360) 332-4653, Fax: (360)
332-4652, Website: www.tamerlaneventures.com

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