Liquor, LPG, natural gas, aviation turbine fuel (ATF), petrol and diesel are exempt from GST.
01 Jul 2018 6:50 AM
With the Cannes Film Festival 10 days away, 24-year old Lubdhak Chatterjee has much to look forward to — his first independent short film, In A Free State, will be screened in the non-competition shor
01 May 2016 2:22 AM
Reports of consultations with street children in India were shared with officials of the United Nations Convention on Rights of the Child and other civil society organisations at the South Asian Confe
10 Apr 2016 1:31 AM
The Fifth Heart is as much a detective novel with the thrill of Sherlock Holmes cases, as it is an implicit biography (fictional or otherwise) of both the American author Henry James and Holmes.
06 Apr 2016 1:29 AM
The Coalition for GM-Free India, along with independent scientist Sharad Pawar, claimed on Thursday that the testing for the genetically-modified mustard variety, being considered for commercial relea
11 Mar 2016 1:01 AM
Afghan refugees protest discrimination by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in New Delhi on Monday. (Photo: Asian Age)
08 Mar 2016 1:11 AM
Delhi minister for women and child development Sandeep Kumar promised to make allocations in the state Budget to develop creches in urban slums and invited civil society organisations to have discussi
05 Mar 2016 7:39 AM
Census 2011 figures on child labour, released only in August 2014, showed that the number of children in labour had come down by 65 per cent, from 1.26 crore in 2001 to 43.53 lakh.
28 Feb 2016 2:55 AM
Child labour continues unabated despite India’s laws prohibiting it, with people fearlessly employing children in eateries, bangle-making units, homes, and even hazardous occupations like carpet weavi
27 Feb 2016 2:12 AM
The government, with the help of NGOs, is trying to end confusion for parents who face difficulties in getting admission for their wards under the EWS and disadvantaged group category under the Right
26 Feb 2016 12:55 AM
As admissions for the economically weaker sections and disadvantaged groups to private schools under the Right to Education Act get underway in Delhi, there is confusion among the families in these ca
25 Feb 2016 3:31 AM
A delegation of the Sarson Satyagraha, a coalition opposing GM mustard, hands over a petition urging the Centre not to allow commercial cultivation of genetically-modified mustard to Union minister for environment and forests Prakash Javadekar in New Delhi on Friday.
06 Feb 2016 4:38 AM
The Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee, a Central regulator, is likely to take a final decision on Friday on whether to allow commercial cultivation of genetically-engineered mustard.
05 Feb 2016 5:25 AM
The Modern Gurukul: My Experiments with Parenting, as much as it is a book about parenting, is about the parent — actor-turned writer Sonali Bendre Behl.
30 Dec 2015 6:38 AM
Gilles Jobin, the Swiss dancer and choreographer, did what was almost unthinkable — he mixed dance and physics, to create Quantum, a performance that celebrates the dance of the universe through the m
22 Dec 2015 12:09 AM
While accepting Time’s lifetime achievement award, war photographer James Nachtwey said, “Millions of readers care about what happens in our world because we give them something to care about.
06 Nov 2015 2:41 AM
The great war of the Mahabharata has ended and each character is looking back and introspecting, analysing. “Was what I did the reason this destruction happened
05 Nov 2015 12:10 AM
A man lying on stage in nothing but his underwear amidst an odd mix of knickknacks — a pair of old canvas shoes, a blue tricycle, a stool, and a helmet — wakes up from his sleep, and luxuriously clean
02 Nov 2015 12:54 AM
The Mahabharata will come alive on stage at the India International Centre as a Kathakali performance in Duryodhan Vadham (The Killing of Duryodhan), presented by Guru Sadanam Balakrishnan of the Inte
01 Nov 2015 2:07 AM