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Israel shells UN-run school in Gaza; Palestinian toll tops 770

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 09:13

A week after it launched ground offensive in Gaza, Isareli Army on Thursday vowed to continue its assault ``above, on and below the ground` to exterminate Hamas.

India votes in support of UNHRC resolution on Gaza

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 23:45

India along with BRICS countries on Wednesday voted in support of a UN Human Rights Council resolution to launch a probe into Israel`s offensive on Gaza.

Sri Lanka confident of containing any move to revive LTTE

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 17:54

Sri Lanka will "nip in the bud" any attempt to revive the LTTE, foreign minister said today, even as there was "compelling evidence" that the banned outfit was carrying out a global campaign to raise funds for terror activities in the country.

Election victory mandate against UNHRC resolution: Rajapaksa

Last Updated: Sunday, March 30, 2014, 22:52

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has described his party`s victory in the provincial polls as a mandate against the UN rights resolution on his country.

Sri Lankans disappointed with India over UNHRC resolution

Last Updated: Saturday, March 23, 2013, 00:17

Reaction to India`s support for the US-sponsored resolution against Sri Lanka was negative in the island nation on Friday.

Sri Lanka rejects US-sponsored UNHRC resolution

Last Updated: Thursday, March 21, 2013, 19:39

Sri Lanka on Thursday rejected a US-sponsored resolution at UN Human Rights Council and said it understood the domestic political compulsions of India for voting against Colombo.

US resolution calls for `credible` investigation by Sri Lanka

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 20, 2013, 10:07

The draft resolution has not ceded to demands of human rights bodies for an independent international investigation, as being called by the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights in its report.

Lankan Tamils issue: DMK threatens to walk out of UPA

Last Updated: Sunday, March 17, 2013, 14:48

Hardening its stand, key UPA ally DMK on Sunday slammed the Centre for its "lukewarm" response on the Sri Lankan Tamils issue.

Won’t abide by UNHRC resolution: Sri Lanka

Last Updated: Monday, March 26, 2012, 23:10

Sri Lanka on Monday made it clear that it will not abide by the UNHRC resolution that censured it over its human rights record.

India’s stand in UN will not affect ties with SL

Last Updated: Monday, March 26, 2012, 00:45

Overseas Indian Affairs Minister Vayalar Ravi said India`s supported the UNHRC resolution against Sri Lanka keeping in mind Tamil sentiments.

UN: `Domestic compulsions` forced friends to vote

Last Updated: Saturday, March 24, 2012, 00:55

In an apparent reference to India, Sri Lanka said "certain domestic compulsions" had forced friends to vote for the UNHRC resolution.

Lanka blames strategic ties, domestic issues for UN resolution

Last Updated: Friday, March 23, 2012, 00:28

The UNHRC adopted the resolution which noted with concern that an internal inquiry report in Sri Lanka does not adequately address "serious allegations" of violations of international law.