Cosmetic

  • NDA's Rail Budget a cosmetic exercise: CPI(M) 08-07-2014 05:40 PM

    New Delhi: CPI(M) on Tuesday described the NDA government's maiden railway budget as "a cosmetic exercise" and said it was designed to impose greater burdens on the common people who used railways the most. "It is a classic exercise in a beauty parlour treatment. It was a cosmetic exercise and...
  • Swedish cosmetics company plans to brighten Moon 20-04-2014 05:23 PM

    A Sweden-based cosmetics companyhas proposed a bizarre new method to eliminate the need forstreetlights - brighten the surface of the Moon. The idea is to use materials already on the Moon tolighten its surface. The goal is to reflect slightly moresunlight onto Earth, making the night sky brighter, accordingto the...
  • Gurgaon: 5 fake doctors arrested for running clinics without permission 04-01-2014 07:14 PM

    Five fake doctors were arrested here for running clinics without permission, police said on Saturday. Those arrested were identified as Shankar, Promod and Amit, all three from Bihar, Mohammad Siddique from Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district and Sandeep from Jind district in Haryana. "All accused were arrested on the complaint of...
  • Miley Cyrus contemplating cosmetic surgery 25-09-2013 05:17 PM

    Los Angeles: Singer Miley Cyrus is reportedly planning to go under the knife and get a bust enhancement done. "Miley thinks it will make her look more womanly and help her get taken more seriously," dailystar.co.uk quoted a source as saying. Cyrus recently posed nude for the video of her...
  • London: Woman sells house to get cosmetic surgery done before marriage 14-09-2013 09:26 AM

    A British woman, desperate to look good before her wedding, sold her house to pay $22,000 for cosmetic surgery.Tsia Pullen, 34, was considered morbidly obese and struggled with obesity since childhood, the Daily Mail reported on Friday. Pullen said she "couldn't bear to look in the mirror" and tried everything...
  • Ashley Tisdale is in no rush to marry fiance Christopher French 09-09-2013 12:04 AM

    Los Angeles: Actress Ashley Tisdale says she is in no rush to get married to her fiance Christopher French as she wants to make sure her big day is perfect. The 28-year-old accepted French's proposal last month after dating for less than a year, and has started gathering ideas for...
  • Clinical trial of untested drugs must be regulated: SC 26-07-2013 05:56 PM

    New Delhi: Clinical trials of untested drugs on humans require certain mandatory standards to be followed, the Supreme Court said on Friday while directing the government to put in place a mechanism to monitor them. The apex court directed the Centre to convene a meeting of Chief Secretaries or Health...
  • Hyderabad Professor dies after liposuction surgery 10-09-2012 07:49 PM

    Hyderabad: In a shocking incident in Hyderabad, a liposuction surgery in the Andhra Pradesh capital led to the death of an assistant professor, following which a case of medical negligence was filed. For Assistant Professor Narendar Kumar, the liposuction surgery was meant to boost his confidence by helping him lose...
  • Kerala to take ayurveda tourism to next level 23-08-2012 12:49 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala has now set its eyes on pushing tourism centred around ayurveda, the ancient Indian system of medicine and well-being, to the next level by promoting its curative and cosmetic properties. "Beaches, backwaters, hills and ayurveda are the four pillars of tourism in Kerala. We realise there is still...
  • India is the future: L'Oreal India MD 09-07-2012 11:53 AM

    Jacques Challes Age: 52 years Education: Marketing Professional from ESCP " EAP Paris, a leading business school in France Last Position: Managing Director of L'Oreal India Career: Joined L'Oreal Group in France in 1982 as Product Manager, Consumer Products Division. In 1992, he moved to L'Oreal UK as General Manager,...
  • Fairness creams can lead to kidney damage: report 14-06-2012 10:30 AM

    New Delhi: The fairness creams and soaps may promise you a fair skin but a new study now warns of dangerous side-effects, like kidney damage. In a blow to India's 2000 crore industry, a World Health Organisation (WHO) report has warned of serious side-effects of using fairness creams and products...
  • Doc uses CCTV to expose model alleging molestation 16-03-2012 02:34 PM

    Mumbai: Getting under people's skin is part of Dr Vijay Sharma's job. But CCTV cameras recently rescued the cosmetic surgeon from the fury of a woman who had gone under his knife. Model Mahee Shaikh was arrested for trying to extort money from cosmetic surgeon Vijay Sharma by threatening to...
  • Putin had cosmetic surgery to look younger? 16-12-2011 02:17 PM

    London: Speculation is rife that Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin may have had cosmetic surgery to look younger ahead of his bid to return to the top job of president next March. The 59-year-old's taut and wrinkle-free appearance on a TV show on Thursday set micro-blogging site Twitter abuzz with...
  • Doctor gives free cosmetic surgery to rural India 16-12-2011 09:49 AM

    Mangalore: Dr Vikram Shetty has taken cosmetic surgery to the interiors of India and that too for free. He's giving the youth a fresh lease of life and helping them look just the way they want to. When Vijisha, 25, speaks her words are incomprehensible, but the hope in her...
  • Julia Roberts' Lancome ad banned in Britain 28-07-2011 02:38 PM

    London: A cosmetic advertisement featuring actress Julia Roberts has been banned in Britain after it was digitally altered to make her look flawless. The advertisement was banned after a Liberal Democrat MP, Jo Swinson, complained about the amount of airbrushing used on the image, contactmusic.com reported. Swinson claimed the commercial...
  • Botox impairs ability to read emotions: study 27-04-2011 02:07 PM

    Boston: Botox injections may help erase wrinkles and other signs of aging but according to a new study, the cosmetic procedure impairs the ability of a person to read other people's emotions. Researchers at University of Southern California (USC) and Duke University found that women who received Botox injections in...
  • Now, get six pack abs with cosmetic surgery! 01-02-2011 11:12 AM

    New Delhi: Phew! Still huffing and puffing away in a gym to get six pack abs like your favourite actors Hrithik Roshan and Shah Rukh Khan? Experts say you can now get illusionary abs - with artistic cosmetic surgery. Introduced in the country about three years ago, Vibration Amplification of...
  • "Freida Pinto has not replaced Ash" 10-01-2011 10:59 AM

    Reports of Frieda replacing Aishwarya Rai as the ambassador. came up after the she featured in the company's new television commercial. "We are shocked and surprised to read in some sections of the media/press about Ms. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan being replaced as the face of L'Oreal Paris," said an official...
  • Anil Kapoor's remarks on Shilpa not taken well 17-12-2010 02:12 PM

    An actress friend of Shilpa Shetty is irritated at Anil Kapoor's caustic remarks about her lip job on Koffee With Karan. She says, "It was downright rude, especially coming from an actor who himself had fillers put in his cheeks. And used padding on his arms and chest to look...
  • Watch: Why Michael Jackson was called Jacko Whacko 08-07-2009 03:18 AM

    Some believe it was because he underwent seven cosmetic surgeries. ...
  • Botox changes more than looks for Oman woman 27-05-2009 06:15 PM

    Meets a 23-year-old woman who used Botox to change her life. ...
  • Estee Lauder ads colour to beauty business in India 25-06-2008 03:52 AM

    Colombo: Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene says the familiarity of home conditions and a fanatic crowd support means his team deserves to be favorites when the World Twenty20 starts later this month. Jayawardene said on Monday that prolific batsman Kumar Sangakkara and leading seam bowler Nuwan Kulasekarara are recovering well...
  • Be a Cleopatra: Mineral make-up is in 19-04-2008 10:55 AM

    Dubai: Former captain Younis Khan scored the first century of the series and propelled Pakistan to 222-2 against England in the third and final Test on Saturday. Khan grafted an unbeaten 115 off 195 balls and youngster Azhar Ali was 75 not out off 246 deliveries as Pakistan finished the...