Indian fishermen’s custody extended by Lanka court

A Sri Lankan court today extended till December 17 the jail custody of 14 Indian fishermen, who were charged with violating the International Maritime boundary line and arrested near Neduntheevu on November 19, according to a fishermen organisation. The 14 fishermen, nine of whom were from Rameswaram and four from Mandapam, were arrestedby Sri Lankan […]

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Moot court competition won by Jodhpur National Law University

Moot competition which was organised by in the DU’s Campus Law Center has been won by The National Law University (NLU), Jodhpur today. The three-day-long competition saw participation from as many as 54 different universities and institutions of India as well as of the UK, the US, Pakistan, Nepal and Sri Lanka. The NLU, Jodhpur bagged the first […]

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After vote, India says it stands by Sri Lanka

After voting Thursday in favour of a US resolution in Geneva urging Colombo to probe alleged human rights abuses, India declared it will remain engaged with Sri Lanka. Within an hour after voting for a resolution that Colombo had dubbed “anti-Sri Lanka”, New Delhi sought to mollify hurt feelings in the island nation, making it […]

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India to vote against Sri Lanka: PM

The Prime Minister said today in Parliament that India is inclined to vote against Sri Lanka at a session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva. A resolution against the Sri Lankan government for alleged war crimes and human rights violations has been moved by the US, Norway and France. “We do not […]

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