Mask

  • Watch: A senior citizen comes to vote with an oxygen machine on May 12, 2014

    Senior citizens beat the odds to exercise their franchise. CNNIBN speaks to a senior citizen who came to vote with an oxygen machine on. ...
  • Watch: BJP supporter in Varanasi flaunts Modi mask May 8, 2014

    A young fan of Narendra Modi had no qualms standing in the sweltering heat of Varanasi, wearing a Modi mask. "We manage easily," he said when CNNIB's Bhupendra Chaubey asked him how he breathed through the mask which had no holes for the nostrils. ...
  • Sari-clad, 67-year-old British grandma claims semen facials are her secret to glowing skin, a trick she picked up in India March 20, 2014

    A 67-year-old British grandmother has claimed that regular facials using human sperm has kept her skin glowing and youthful. Stella Ralfini said she picked up the anti-ageing trick during her stay in India while she was studying 'tantra'. A Daily Mail story quotes her as saying "It's worth thousands and...
  • TN: Engineering students create record for making pollution masks March 3, 2014

    Coimbatore: Students of a local engineering college on Monday created a world record by making 2,493 handmade pollution masks in 30 minutes. Three hundred students of the Sri Krishna College of Engineering and Technology entered into the UK-based 'Elite World Records' on achieving the feat, for which they were awarded...
  • Cyber spying campaign 'The Mask' uncovered February 11, 2014

    Punta Cana: A computer security software firm has uncovered what it calls the first cyber espionage campaign believed to be started by a Spanishspeaking country, targeting government agencies, energy companies and activists in 31 countries. Dubbed "The Mask," the campaign had operated undetected since 2007 and infected more than 380 targets...
  • Writing is the act of interpreting real life events: Eshwar Sundaresan June 20, 2013

    A techie community of around two hundred Indians stationed in Milwaukee suddenly finds itself under a siege. On a fateful Friday, a cyclonic snowstormSuper Susanis breaking winter records outside their windows. And beyond, somewhere in the inky darkness, a serial killer who targets immigrants is on the loose. An indiscreet...
  • VDay: Most men want to date Lara Croft, Bridget February 14, 2013

    London: Most men want to date Angelina Jolie's alterego Lara Croft and Renee Zellweger's Bridget Jones this Valentine's Day, a survey has found. The tough 'Tomb Raider' heroine scooped the majority of votes in a survey by movie and TV streaming service blinkbox, followed by Zellweger's unluckyinlove character at No...
  • Beijing: Air pollution reaches alarming level January 15, 2013

    Beijing: China seems to be losing its battle with air pollution as experts warn against the high level of toxins in the air in its capital city, Beijing. Gauging the threat, schools have been advised to keep children indoors and a smog alert has been sounded. Air pollution remained worse on...
  • Gujarat polls: BJP finds new Modi masks scary November 9, 2012

    Ahmedabad: There is only a little over a month left for Gujarat Assembly Elections and Chief Minister Narendra Modi is going all out to woo the voters and ensure that his party, the Bharatiya Janata Party, returns to power. But this time the masks of Modi, which were a huge...
  • Book Excerpt: Tarun Tejpal's 'The Valley of Masks' August 4, 2011

    Tarun J Tejpal's 'The Valley of Masks' , published by Fourth Estate / HarperCollins, examines the pathologies of power, purity and dogma to give us a frightening yet ultimately redemptive vision of the future. In the words of Ashis Nandy, critic and social commentator, 'This brilliant, superbly imaginative but terribly...
  • Oldest Hindu temple in Australia attacked March 31, 2011

    Panic in south wales as Australia's oldest Hindu temple is attacked by masked gunmen. They are caught on CCTV firing shots at the temple. There have been no arrests as yet. ...
  • Obama robber hits Austrian bank January 21, 2011

    Vienna: Say, isn't that the president with a gun in his hand? Actually, no, but it sure looks like it. Austrian authorities are searching for a bank robber who uses an unusual disguise: He wears a Barack Obama mask during his holdups. Police say the man, nicknamed the "Obama Robber" by...
  • An eye mask that can brighten your morning January 12, 2011

    London: Waking up before sunrise leaves you in a dark mood? Don't worry, as researchers have developed a new eye mask which they say can stimulate your body and help brighten your morning. According to its developers, the special eye mask called LUMI sleep mask is embedded with LED lights that...
  • Bar brawls, bragas masks inspire 2009 Ig Nobels October 3, 2009

    Boston: Can't get milk from a cow? Try calling her Bessie or Buttercup. A pair of British researchers who found that dairy cows with names yield more milk than unnamed cows are among this year's winners of the Ig Nobel awards, the annual tribute to scientific research that on the...
  • Party swine flu masks for Maharastra bypolls voters September 23, 2009

    Election rallies in the run up to the Assembly elections in Maharashtra could provide a perfect breeding ground to the H1N1 virus. ...
  • Swine flu: Shortage of masks leave doctors, nurses at risk August 12, 2009

    Mumbai: The Government may have banned the sale of tamiflu to avoid hoarding but masks are now in short supply leaving doctors and nurses without adequate protection. As the fear of the flu spreads with each new fatality, the lines at hospitals and clinics are becoming longer and longer. And...
  • Cover up: Get the right mask to keep H1N1 away August 7, 2009

    The sight of people wearing surgical masks and roaming the streets is leading to further panic. In the last few days surgical masks have gone off the shelves. But which is the right mask to pick? Mansi Sharma finds out. ...
  • Possible terror plot against Lankan soldiers exposed March 14, 2009

    New Delhi: In Sri Lanka, the army says it has found a huge stockpile of gas masks and chemical resistant costumes in an LTTE camp in the Mullathivu district. According to Government officials, this discovery has exposed a possible terror plot against Sri Lankan soldiers. It is suspected that the LTTE...
  • Entwrap: Jim Carrey's new flick Yes Man premieres in London December 11, 2008

    WORLD PREMIERE OF JIM CARREY FILM YES MAN Jim Carrey says, "I say yes to life, yeah, I say yes to what is and I say yes to what's coming because what's coming is awesome." Well Hollywood's funnyman Jim Carrey believes in saying yes to everything and so he said yes to...
  • Kummatti dancers are in full swing this Onam festival September 11, 2008

    Kerala: Onam is round the corner, and the Kummattis (mask dance performers) add colour to the festivity in Thrissur district in Kerala. A group of performers of the mask dance, from all castes, dances in tune with the traditional ballads. The entire body of the performer is donned...
  • For snorers, this mask can bring relief September 27, 2007

    London: If your spouse snores you know how tough it can be to get a good night's sleep. Peter and Britt Poole have been happily married for little over a year. And Peter’s snoring was so bad that he couldn't sleep at night. Peter, like maybe four per cent of all...
  • Your chance to kick Bush's butt February 24, 2007

    New York: New Yorkers got to kick President George W Bush's butt on Thursday, sort of. Performance artist Mark McGowan kicked off his bid to crawl for 72 hours across Manhattan dressed as the president, offering the opportunity to kick his backside. The controversial artist from London began his odyssey from New...
  • Facial masks a way to smooth skin October 16, 2006

    Facial masks are relaxing and smoothen the skin. Watch tips to know what could be the right facial mask for you. ...