KATHMANDU, June 2: A bill tabled in the National Assembly (NA) by the government to manage land belonging to Guthis (religious/social trusts) has drawn flak for paving the way for legalizing the encroachment of Guthi lands.

NEW DELHI, Sept 6: India’s supreme court on Thursday struck down a colonial-era law that made gay sex punishable by up to 10 years in prison, a landmark victory for gay rights that one judge said would “pave the way for a better future.”

CAPE TOWN, Aug 1: South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has said the ruling African National Congress must initiate a parliamentary process to enshrine in the constitution a proposed amendment, paving way for land grabs without compensation.

TORONTO, June 21: Marijuana will be legal nationwide in Canada starting Oct. 17 in a move that should take market share away from organized crime and protect the country’s youth, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 28: The Ministry of Health has extended the deadline to register pharmacies and clinics being operated illegally.