SKIN

  • Opposition demands Giriraj Singh's ouster from government over his comment on Sonia April 2, 2015

    Union Minister Giriraj Singh continues to face heat over his comment on Congress President Sonia Gandhi with opposition parties calling for his immediate ouster from the government. The BJP has maintained that Giriraj Singh has expressed regret and the matter should end there. ...
  • Difficult for me to react on remarks of people with narrow mentality: Sonia on Giriraj Singh April 2, 2015

    New Delhi: Refusing to react on the racist barb against her by Union Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Giriraj Singh, Congress President Sonia Gandhi has simply called him a person with "narrow mentality". "It's difficult for me to react on remarks of such people having such a narrow...
  • Lalu hits out at Giriraj Singh over Sonia Gandhi's skin colour remark, says he should be made to wear bangles, vermilion, bindi April 1, 2015

    Patna: Criticising Union Minister Giriraj Singh for his controversial comments on Congress President Sonia Gandhi, RJD President Lalu Prasad today said he had crossed borders of indecency and demanded action against him. "He should be made to wear bangles, vermilion, bindi, and his face should be blackened" as he has "crossed...
  • Amit Shah pulls up Giriraj Singh for remarks on Sonia Gandhi's skin colour, says don't indulge in personal attack April 1, 2015

    New Delhi: After the Bharatiya Janata Party distanced itself from Union Minister Giriraj Singh's remark on Congress President Sonia Gandhi's colour, BJP President Amit Shah pulled him up for his controversial statement, said sources on Wednesday. Amit Shah told Singh, "Let's not attack any leader personally. This was a mistake made...
  • Giriraj Singh 'regrets' making racist remark on Sonia after BJP distances itself from the statement April 1, 2015

    New Delhi: After making a controversial and bizarre statement on Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Union Minister Giriraj Singh apologized for making such a statement. Expressing remorse, Singh said, "Many things are said off the record in many ways but if they have hurt Rahul or Sonia ji in any way,...
  • Union Minister Giriraj Singh's bizarre comment on Sonia Gandhi being 'white skinned' sparks row April 1, 2015

    New Delhi: Known for making controversial and bizarre statements, Union Minister Giriraj Singh once again did the same when he commented that the colour of Sonia Gandhi's skin made her the Congress President. "If Rajiv Gandhi had married a Nigerian and if she wasn't white skin, would Congress accept her...
  • Skin stickers that let you control your smartphone, music player from anywhere on the body March 8, 2015

    London: Scientists have developed touch-sensitive stickers that can be worn on the skin and can control mobile devices like phones and music players. Depending on the type of skin sticker used, applying pressure to the sticker could, for example, answer an incoming call or adjust the volume of a music player. The...
  • 7 quick and easy ways to protect your sensitive skin this Holi March 3, 2015

    New Delhi: If you have sensitive skin and you're wondering if Holi will make your skin worse, go for natural colours, use moisturiser in abundance and do more to protect your skin on the festival of colours, which will be celebrated on Friday. Pankaj Chaturvedi, senior consultant dermatologist at Medlinks clinic,...
  • Here's why Google is making artificial human skin February 2, 2015

    Washington: Search giant Google is developing artificial human skin to test cancer-detecting nanoparticles that will work with a smart wristband. Last year Google announced that it was working on magnetic nanoparticles that would seek out cancer cells in the bloodstream and report back to a wristband. Now, the company is also using...
  • We came to US to become Americans not Indian-Americans: Bobby Jindal January 16, 2015

    Washington: Asserting that he didn't believe in hyphenated identities, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal has said that his parents came to the US from India four decades ago to become Americans and not Indian-Americans. He invoked his ethnic heritage to make a call for immigrant assimilation and called people who talked...
  • Sleep well, eat healthy, go natural: Feel-good skin care tips you won't like to miss January 6, 2015

    New Delhi: If you've resolved to take care of your skin in 2015, adapt some easy-to-follow tips for achieving wonders. Sangeeta Velaskar, vice president and head (Medical Services and Research and Development) at Kaya Skin Clinic, lays emphasis on proper sleep and drinking water regularly to stay fit and glowing, read...
  • New emojis may come in a range of skin colour options; to take on racial diversity November 5, 2014

    Washington: Those odd characters on your emails and text messages are about to see more diversity - sending a message that humanity comes in many colours. New draft guidelines released Tuesday by the computing industry consortium Unicode offer a broader range of options for emojis, the ideograms used for various visual...
  • Hugh Jackman diagnosed with skin cancer for the third time; advices fans to use sunscreen October 28, 2014

    Hugh Jackman has been diagnosed and treated for skin cancer for the third time in a year. The actor's representative told E!News that Jackman was recently treated for basal cell carcinoma. The rep added that he is "all good" now. The Australian actor was previously treated of the same disease in...
  • Pilots, crew face twice the risk of skin cancer September 4, 2014

    Washington: Airline pilots and cabin crews face double the risk of deadly skin cancer compared to the general population and increased exposure to UV rays at higher altitudes may be to blame, according to new research. Several studies have suggested a higher incidence of melanoma in pilots and flight...
  • Living it up: How to take care of your skin August 31, 2014

    In this episode of 'Living It Up', experts comment on the connection between healthy skin and a healthy lifestyle. ...
  • Should Shakespeare's language be blamed for social stigma associated with imperfect skin? July 2, 2014

    Shakespeare may be partly to blame for the social stigma associated with disfiguring skin conditions, experts say. Plays written by the Bard of Avon contain insults that refer to skin blemishes and scarring, reflecting an Elizabethan obsession with flawless complexions, experts said. They argue that Shakespeare's language has helped to perpetuate negative...
  • Hugh Jackman says skin cancer is fixed; urges fans to get regular check ups May 14, 2014

    Los Angeles: Hugh Jackman is taking no chance after undergoing treatment for a second bout of skin cancer. 'The Wolverine' star, however, was in good spirits as he sported a bandage on the side of his nose during the 'XMen: Days of Future Past' premiere in New York City, reported People...
  • Three arrested with skins of leopard, two spotted deer in MP April 28, 2014

    Three persons were arrested for allegedly carrying skins of a leopard and two spotted deer from Magardarra railway station in the district on Monday, police said. A team of forest officials apprehended the trio on a tipoff and seized from them the skins of a leopard and two spotted deer, collectively...
  • Man arrested with leopard skin worth Rs 20 lakh February 22, 2014

    An alleged poacher was arrested in Ghaziabad on Saturday and leopard skin worth Rs 20 lakh was seized from him, police said. The accused has been identified as Prakash, a resident of Uttarakhand. He came to Ghaziabad to sell the leopard skin to someone, who is yet to be identified, they said. "Police got...
  • 'Under the Skin' trailer: See the world through an alien's eyes February 12, 2014

    New Delhi: The international trailer of the forthcoming film 'Under The Skin' presents Scarlett Johansson in a never seen before role. Directed by Jonathan Glazer, the film is based on a book of the same name by Michel Faber. The film is scheduled to hit the screens on April 4,...
  • Protests against Kumar Vishwas reaches Kerala Bhawan in New Delhi January 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Agitation against Aam Aadmi Party leader Kumar Vishwas has gained momentum with the Kerala Nurses Association holding protests outside Kerala Bhawan in New Delhi on Wednesday. BJP leader KJ Alphons will also be filing a petition against Vishwas before the National Human Rights Commission. Vishwas has come under fire...
  • Now, a mobile app to detect skin cancer December 22, 2013

    Kolkata: A mobile phone application which can assist clinicians perform fast and accurate diagnosis of skin cancers and ailments has been developed by IIT Kharagpur students. The application 'ClipOCamDerma' which can be used on any smartphone has been developed in the School of Medical Science and Technology at IIT, Kharagpur,...
  • CJ Archana demands skin banks for acid attack survivors October 27, 2013

    Archana, an acid attack survivor goes through a painful process of skin grafting to regain some of the lost look on her face and body. The process could be simpler by the implementation of government promised skin banks. In this report, CJ Archana appeals for a better treatment through the...
  • CJ Show: Dark is Beautiful September 2, 2013

    Dark is Beautiful is an awareness campaign that seeks to draw attention to the unjust effects of skin colour bias and also celebrates the beauty and diversity of all skin tones. ...
  • CJ Show: Nandita Das on Dark is Beautiful Campaign September 2, 2013

    Actor Nandita Das talks about the obsession with fair skin and why she is part of 'Dark is beautiful' campaign- an initiative against the belief that a person's worth is measured by their skin tone. She wants people to shun their fascination for skin lightening products and feel comfortable in...
  • Skin cancer death rates 70 per cent higher in men August 21, 2013

    Men are 70 per cent more likely to die from malignant melanoma the most serious type of skin cancer than women with the same disease, a new study has warned. According to research by Cancer Research UK and the University of Leeds, 3.4 men per 100,000 die from malignant...
  • FTP: Is the Indian preference for fair skin becoming an obsession? August 20, 2013

    'Dark is Beautiful' is the name of a new campaign launched to campaign against the Indian obsession with fair skin. It was the second most shared article last week. The article has once again has once again reignited the debate on whether the Indian preference for fair skin is now...
  • Smuggler caught with 5 leopard skins, arrested under Wildlife Protection Act August 5, 2013

    A man has been caught with five leopard skins and sent to jail under several sections of Wildlife Protection Act, a forest official said on Monday. Gopi, resident of Punjab, has been arrested on Sunday night under various sections of Wildlife Protection Act, said BS Almia, forest officer of Pithoragarh...
  • Actresssinger Miley Cyrus goes nude for charity July 28, 2013

    Los Angeles: Actresssinger Miley Cyrus has stripped down down for fashion brand Marc Jacobs' 'Protect the Skin You're In' campaign. Her nude picture, where she is covering her modesty with her arms and palms, features on a tshirt, which costs $35 each. All proceeds for the sales will go to New...