Beautiful

  • Oscars 2014: The complete list of winners 03-03-2014 08:59 AM

    The complete list of winners at Sunday's 86th annual Academy Awards presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Best Picture: '12 Years A Slave.' Best Actor: Matthew McConaughey, 'Dallas Buyers Club.' Best Actress: Cate Blanchett, 'Blue Jasmine.' Best Director: Alfonso Cuaron, 'Gravity.' Supporting Actor: Jared Leto, 'Dallas...
  • Oscars 2014: ' The Great Beauty' wins best foreign language film 03-03-2014 08:37 AM

    Los Angeles: 'The Great Beauty,' an Italian film hailed as an ode to Federico Fellini's 1960 film 'La Dolce Vita,' has won the Oscar for best foreign language film. The movie, heavily favored since winning awards from the Golden Globes and British Academy, follows Jep Gambardella, who at age 65...
  • Overwhelmed to be listed amongst most beautiful: Aishwarya Rai 31-01-2014 05:50 PM

    Mumbai: Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, who was ranked fourth in a recent poll of the world's most beautiful women, says she is overwhelmed with the love showered on her by fans from across the world. The survey was conducted by international website Hollywood Buzz. The list saw more than four...
  • Gyan Correa's 'The Good Road' out of the Oscars race 21-12-2013 07:16 AM

    Los Angeles: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has announced a list of nine films that will advance to the next round of voting in the Foreign Language Film category and Indian director Gyan Correa's film 'The Good Road', is out of the race. The Gujarati film was...
  • Viral: Beyonce's song 'God Made You Beautiful' leaked online 24-11-2013 03:46 PM

    New York: R and B star Beyonce's new track 'God Made You Beautiful' has been leaked online. The 32-year-old singer's song, which leaked on the internet on November 22, is an ode to her daughter Blue Ivy, reported the Huffington Post. "When you were born, the angels sighed in delight...
  • Miss Earth International 2013: Meet Miss India Nita Sofiani 22-11-2013 12:04 PM

    India's Nita Sofiani was among the Miss Earth International 2013 beauty contestants in Taguig city, metro Manila. About 90 candidates from around the world participated in the pageant which has proactive advocacy in saving the environment, and focuses on eco-tourism this year as its contribution to the country's efforts to...
  • Photographer names Angelina Jolie as lone modern beauty icon 15-10-2013 12:21 PM

    London: Hollywood superstar Angelina Jolie is the only modern beauty who could compete with silver screen legends Marilyn Monroe and Ava Gardner, according to celebrity photographer Terry O'neill. The Brit has captured the world's most iconic beauties during his prolific career and he insists the days of the movie siren...
  • Glad that century-old pageant sees beauty and talent of all kinds, says Nina Davuluri 17-09-2013 08:18 AM

    Nina Davuluri isn't the first Miss America of colour. She's not even the first Asian-American to wear the crown. But her victory has clearly struck a chord in some quarters. At a news conference held after her name was announced on Sunday night, the first question was about a slew...
  • Indian-origin woman and former Miss New York wins Miss America contest 16-09-2013 10:07 AM

    The new Miss America says she's delighted the pageant embraces diversity. Nina Davuluri became the first contestant of Indian heritage and the second consecutive contestant from New York to win the Miss America pageant on Sunday night. The 24-year-old Davuluri won the title as the nationally televised pageant returned home...
  • Katy Perry: About twice a year I go for a laser treatment 02-09-2013 03:00 PM

    Los Angeles: Singer-songwriter Katy Perry says she avoids skin treatments which require a needle, and she is also hesitant to go for facials which, she believes, cause skin irritation. The 28-year-old, however, resorts to laser treatment bi-annually to rejuvenate her skin. "I don't do needles. I go for treatment when...
  • I can't wait to have a beautiful wife and little kids: Justin Bieber 23-08-2013 01:47 PM

    London: Teen pop star Justin Bieber can't wait to get married but insists he is not forcing things along and is waiting for fate to take control. The 19-year-old singer, who is known for his on/off relationship with Selena Gomez, admits his main priority in the future is to settle...
  • Selena Gomez finds Bradley Cooper beautiful 23-07-2013 05:28 PM

    Los Angeles: Singer Selena Gomez, who recently admitted to being starstruck by actor Bradley Cooper, now calls the actor 'beautiful'. The 21-year-old jokes that the 'Silver Linings Playbook' actor may have taken a restraining order against her, after she couldn't contain her excitement when they met, reports femalefirst.co.uk. "I just...
  • 40 yrs of experience has gone into my book: Dr Dinyar Workingboxwalla 12-06-2013 06:02 PM

    Mumbai's best-kept secret, for over three decades, is cosmetologist Dr Dinyar Workingboxwalla. His client base includes well-known models and actors, including Lara Dutta, Jacqueline Fernandez, Kim Sharma and Mehr Jessia. Now, in this immensely useful book, he offers readers the same advice that he has given these glamorous ladies to...
  • Sheila Dikshit inaugurates semi-open prison in Tihar 12-06-2013 05:15 AM

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Tuesday inaugurated the semi-open prison complex and beauty culture centre in Tihar Jail in Delhi. "The objective behind starting the semi-open prison is to mould the thinking of a prisoner towards positive activity by reposing trust in him so that he may...
  • I'd rather die than read stuff about myself: Kesha 11-06-2013 01:57 PM

    Los Angeles: Singer-songwriter Kesha says she is embarrassed when she reads about her wild ways in the press. The 'Die Young' hitmaker, currently touring with Pitbull, admitted that she hates seeing stories about her wild antics, because they leave her embarrassed. "I'd rather die than read stuff about myself," femalefirst.co.uk...
  • Kate Middleton is Britain's most influential beauty icon 05-06-2013 10:41 AM

    London: Kate Middleton influences beauty junkies women who are fond of beauty products in Britain, reveals a new study. The study, conducted by Europe's online beauty retailer Feel Unique, shows that 30 percent of women in Britain who polled said they were more likely to buy products used by the...
  • WB AG's 'beautiful lady' remark generates controversy 04-06-2013 10:39 PM

    Kolkata: West Bengal Advocate General Bimal Chatterjee's remark in the Calcutta High Court likening the State Election Commission to a beautiful woman on Tuesday generated controversy, with Congress demanding his resignation. "One after the other, like a beautiful lady, demands are being made by the Commission," Chatterjee said in the...
  • Rest is Goldie Hawn's beauty secret 26-05-2013 04:10 PM

    London: One needs to relax to look good, says actress Goldie Hawn, revealing her beauty secret. "A rested face is a beautiful face. However, you can find your place of rest and peace," contactmusic.com quoted the 67-year-old actress as saying. The actress is not against cosmetic surgery as she believes...
  • Women's hair looks its best at 29, says study 13-05-2013 09:22 AM

    London: Women in their late twenties can rejoice as a report suggests that your hair would look best as you reach 29 years of age. In a detailed research on hair habits polled by 2,000 women, it was found that once a female reaches her late twenties, she quits experimenting...
  • Kardashians forced to change beauty brand name after lawsuit 11-05-2013 06:07 PM

    Los Angeles: Kardashian sisters Kourtney, Kim and Khloe were forced to rename their beauty brand after losing a year long trademark battle with a Florida based cosmetics company Kroma. The Kardashian sisters changed the name of their makeup line from Khroma Beauty to Kardashian Beauty, reported New York Daily news....
  • Gwyneth Paltrow named People's Most Beautiful Woman 24-04-2013 06:21 PM

    New York: People magazine has named Gwyneth Paltrow as the World's Most Beautiful Woman for 2013. The 40-year-old actress tops the magazine's annual list of the 'World's Most Beautiful,' announced Wednesday. Commenting on her selection, Paltrow says: "Around the house, I'm in jeans and a T-shirt. I don't really wear...
  • Soap ad equates beauty with self-esteem, many applaud 18-04-2013 02:39 PM

    New Delhi: An interesting new video posted by Dove on their YouTube channel has revived the debate on beauty being the benchmark for women's self esteem. The Dove campaign states that "women are their own worst beauty critics" and goes on to show a former forensic artist for the San...
  • 'Beautiful Country' is a compelling read 17-12-2012 02:23 PM

    Beautiful Country, a book by Gunjan Veda and Syeda Hameed, beautifully chronicles stories from an India that is not yet on the radar of the 24x7 media. The stories from Andamans, Varanasi, rural Maharashtra, Naxals-affected Chhattisgarh, the Northeast and several other regions of the country depict the struggles and triumph...
  • Teen suffering from rare disorder sleeps for 64 days 18-11-2012 01:21 PM

    Washington: A teenager in the US suffering from a rare sleep disorder called 'Sleeping Beauty Syndrome' slept for 64 days straight in her longest episode of illness yet. Nicole Delien, 17, from Pennsylvania said she's missed out on Thanksgiving, Christmas, birthdays and even the first family trip to Disney World....
  • Katherine Boo wins national award for Mumbai book 15-11-2012 11:31 AM

    Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and writer Katherine Boo won the national book award for nonfiction for 'Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity,' which sheds light on the lives of India's poor as well as government corruption. Author Louise Erdrich took the top fiction award for...
  • This Diwali, stay away from heavy food for glowing skin 09-11-2012 12:16 PM

    New Delhi: While you spruce up your home and shop till you drop in these hectic days before Diwali, do spend some time on yourself too. Remember to drink water to keep your skin hydrated and stay away from heavy food for that flawless and glowing skin, say experts. Sachin...
  • Jeet Thayil on Man Booker Prize shortlist and more 29-10-2012 06:02 PM

    He is a poet, musician and writer who has got a huge boost now that his debut novel has made it to the shortlist of this year's Man Booker Prize. So you can bet that Jeet Thayil's Narcopolis is fated to move from the fringes towards the main stream of...
  • Reporter delves into world of Mumbai dance bars 04-11-2011 03:04 PM

    London: Determined to reveal the India behind the glitz and glamour of its economic boom, Sonia Faleiro spent five years immersed in the brothels of Mumbai - befriending bar dancers, transsexuals and policemen. Faleiro, originally from Goa, has lived and worked in India for most of her life. In a...