The much-awaited Real Estate Act comes into force on 1 May 2017. However, only 13 states and Union Territories have so far notified rules under the Act which, Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu said, will enable only regulation of the sector and not “strangulation”.

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The Modi government’s recent gazette notification — following a UN resolution — prohibiting any training to North Korean military personnel in India reflects the position of the current regime which stopped training officers from the Far East Asian country since 2016.

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International Workers' Day, also known as Labour Day in some countries, is a celebration of labourers and the working classes that is promoted by the international labour movement, socialists, communists or anarchists.

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Nepal’s first female Supreme Court chief justice was suspended after an impeachment motion was filed in parliament accusing her of bias and interfering with executive powers.

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Steering clear of accusing China for the maritime disputes in the South China Sea (SCS), the 10-country Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) has, instead, focused on a regional trade pact and shoring up economies of some of the lesser developed countries in the grouping.

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