Beard

  • Bearded British Sikh woman selected for portrait series celebrating 60 of the best beards from all over the world August 8, 2014

    A British Sikh woman, who suffers from a condition that causes facial hair growth, has been selected for a new portrait series celebrating 60 of the best beards from all over the world. Harnaam Kaur, who decided to keep her beard despite being bullied, was chosen for Project 60, which marks...
  • BlackBerry names exSybase executive as chief operating officer July 22, 2014

    Toronto: BlackBerry Limited named Marty Beard as its chief operating officer on Monday, filling a position that had been vacant since November following a management reshuffle. Beard was most recently chief executive officer of LiveOps Inc, a provider of cloud applications for customer service. Prior to that he was an executive...
  • 'The Imitation Game' trailer: Benedict Cumberbatch plays the WWII genius cryptographer mathematician Alan Turing July 22, 2014

    For those who have been completely charmed by British actor Benedict Cumberbatch in BBC's 'Sherlock', the latest trailer for the upcoming film 'The Imitation Game' will make your day.Cumberbatch, who portrayed the role of the socially awkward genius detective Sherlock Holmes in the criticallyacclaimed series, will be seen in the...
  • Photo: Meet Canadian Sikh Sarwan Singh, a Guinness World Record holder for the world's longest beard at 8.25 feet March 11, 2014

    A Sikh from Canada, Sarwan Singh, displays his 8.25 feet long beard during a news conference in Ahmedabad. Singh has his name in the Guinness Book of World Record since 2008. ...
  • Queen Elizabeth orders Prince Harry to shave off his beard January 5, 2014

    Prince Harry might be getting compliments for his new bearded look but his grandmother Queen Elizabeth is not amused and has ordered him to shave off his beard as she "intensely dislikes" facial hair. The Queen has issued 29yearold Prince Harry with the New Year order to shave off his beard...
  • American Sikhs with turban, beard not allowed in forces December 10, 2013

    An independent, bipartisan federal agency has asked the US defence leadership to explain why Sikh Americans wearing beards and turbans are not allowed to serve in the US armed forces. In a letter to US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel, the US Commission on Civil Rights noted that a 1981 policy prohibits...
  • Brendon McCullum's blitzkrieg helps Otago Volts beat Sunrisers Hyderabad September 21, 2013

    Brendon McCullum's second blitzkrieg in three innings helped Otaga Volts continue their domination in the qualifying round of the Champions League Twenty20 tournament, winning all three matches, including Friday's five-wicket win over Sunrisers Hyderabad on Friday. McCullum, who also made 83* in Otago's first match against Faisalabad Wolves, smacked 67 off...
  • SC notice on plea of Muslim constable who wants to grow beard January 23, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued notice to the central and Maharashtra governments on a petition by a Muslim constable asking if he was entitled to grow a beard as a matter of religious belief and practice. Zahroodin Shamsaddin, a constable in the Maharashtra State Reserve Police Force, contended...
  • Man chops off Sikh's beard, arrested May 15, 2012

    Ambala: A man has been arrested for attacking a Sikh youth and allegedly chopping off his beard following a scuffle over ice-cream in the Cantonment area in Ambala, police said on Monday. The Sikh youth, Gurjeet Singh, who runs an ice-cream parlour in Palledar Mohalla, in his police complaint alleged...
  • A gel that could stop beard from growing March 27, 2012

    London: Shaving could soon be a thing of the past, say scientists who claim to have developed a rub-on gel which could keep men stubble-free. A team at the University of Pennsylvania says that early results from the experimental gel has showed it stops beards from growing - in fact, it...
  • Daniel Craig growing beard for next Bond film October 22, 2011

    Los Angeles: Actor Daniel Craig is growing a beard for the new James Bond film 'Skyfall'. The 43-year-old actor is reprising his role as '007' for a third time in the upcoming instalment due for release in 2012 and the usually suave spy will sport an unshaven look for the...
  • Sikh boy forced to shave off beard in Australia June 2, 2011

    Melbourne: A Sikh boy was forced to a shave off his beard by a school in the Australian state of Victoria, sparking an outrage among the Indian community which accused the institute of religious discrimination, a media report said on Thursday. The boy studying in Class 11 at an outer northern...
  • Focus Show - Shave India Movement Season 3 January 30, 2011

    Women come out against men's stubble in Shave India Movement. A sponsored feature on CNN-IBN. ...
  • Focus Show - Shave India Movement Season 3 January 24, 2011

    Women come out against men's stubble in Shave India Movement. A sponsored feature on CNN-IBN. ...
  • First Sikh in 3 decades enlisted in the US army November 11, 2010

    New Delhi: A Sikh boy from New Delhi has made history in America. Simran Lamba is the first Sikh in almost three decades to be enlisted in the US army. He has been allowed to join the armed forces with his untrimmed beard and turban, because he has what the...
  • SC to Christian school: Admit bearded Muslim student September 11, 2009

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court Friday suspended a Madhya Pradesh-based Christian school's order expelling a Muslim student for sporting a beard. A Bench of Justice B N Agrawal and Justice G S Singhvi asked the unaided minority institution of one community to allow the schooling of the student from another minority...
  • Sport a handlebar moustache? It may cost your job: SC April 1, 2009

    New Delhi: Keeping a handle bar moustache in violation of service rules could prove costly, as an Air India employee Joynath Victor De on Tuesday learnt it the hard way, with the Supreme Court upholding his termination for refusing to trim his hairy asset! "If it is your family custom,...
  • SC says no beard in school, doesn't want 'Talibanisation' March 30, 2009

    New Delhi: Rejecting the plea of a Muslim student that he should be permitted to sport beard in his convent school, the Supreme Court observed secularism cannot be overstretched and that "Talibanisation" of the country cannot be permitted. "We don't want to have Talibans in the country. Tomorrow a girl student...
  • Beard's anti-fur protest shifts focus in Beijing August 7, 2008

    Beijing: Olympic gold medalist swimmer Amanda Beard had to launch her naked, anti-fur campaign poster outside the Athletes' Village on Wednesday after Chinese authorities canceled a planned unveiling, citing safety concerns. In a poster for the animal rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), the reigning 200-meter breaststroke...
  • Playboy model Amanda to bare all in fur protest August 5, 2008

    Beijing: Olympic swimming champion Amanda Beard, who appeared in Playboy magazine in 2007, is to appear naked in an advertising campaign protesting against fashion furs that will be launched at the Beijing Olympics on Wednesday. The campaign is on behalf of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), which said...
  • HC rules Muslim IAF personnel can't grow beard July 17, 2008

    New Delhi: The Punjab and Haryana High Court in a ruling has disallowed an Indian Air Force personnel to grow a beard ruling that it is not a 'compulsive requirement' of a person professing Islam. The ruling came on four-year-old lawsuit filed by an airman Aftab Ahmed Ansari. Ansari decided to...
  • In pics: The international German beard championships April 20, 2008

    The beard championships were held in the east Bavarian village of Eging am See on April 19, in Germany. ...
  • Teacher sorry for asking Hindu pupils to shave January 30, 2008

    Kuala Lumpur: A Malaysian teacher has apologised to the parents of six Hindu students for ordering the boys to shave off the moustaches and beards they grew to fulfill their vows for the key Hindu festival of Thaipusam last week. The incident comes at a sensitive time for Malaysia...
  • Why Castro doesn’t shave? He is saving working time December 15, 2007

    New York: Cuban leader Fidel Castro has said that he wears a beard to save time. He believes that ten working days in a year would be lost if he shaved. This and other revealing personal facts fill his upcoming autobiography, "Fidel Castro: My Life," out by Scribner next month. Editor Colin...
  • Olympian sheds swimsuit for Playboy June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: Olympic gold medallist swimmer Amanda Beard is doing what she does best - swimming. But she is also busy displaying her other assets in pursuit of a dream to be on the cover of Playboy. And yes, her parents agreed with her. "I want, 20 or 30 years down...
  • In Pics: Europe's weird beards June 19, 2007

    New Delhi: India's lost the World Cup and it's time to move on to greener pastures. For all those who would like to see something wild and and wacky after the boring matches, the hairiest competition in the world is the right thing to see. Two hundred of the Europe's best...