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Get your skin glowing in winter

New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) With the onset of winter wedding season, a number of unconventional treatments and methods have come up to achieve the perfect glowing skin. Try 'bhasm (a calcined preparation in which the gem or metal is converted into ash) of the birthstones and Vitamin C serums, suggest experts. Vandana Luthra, founder at VLCC, and experts at O3+, have given a few ideas:

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58 Army men ride motorbike in Bengaluru for world record

Bengaluru, Nov 19 (IANS) In a spectacular display of daredevilry, 58 men of the Indian Army set a world record on Sunday by riding a single motorcycle at the IAF base in the city's northern outskirts, official sources said. The 58-member motorcycle team of the Army Service Corps (ASC) christened 'Tornadoes' set another world record by riding a 500cc Royal Enfield motorbike for 1,200 metr...

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Four Kerala women apply to perform Haj sans 'mehram'

New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Four Muslim women from Kerala have applied to go on Haj without 'mehram or male guardian, Union Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said on Sunday. Four Muslim women from Kerala have filled the form to go on Haj without a mehram. Earlier, women were not allowed to go on Haj without accompanying mehram. The Narendra Modi government has allowed willing wo...

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Man arrested for creating fake website, conning thousands

New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) A 27-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a fake website resembling a government one and cheating several thousand persons of lakhs of rupees on the pretext of providing them jobs, police said on Sunday. Sumit Kumar along with two others had hosted a website named 'Women and Child Development Organisation', similar to that of the Ministry of Women an...

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India takes up with South Africa robbery in envoy's home

New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The government on Sunday said that it has taken up with authorities in South Africa the case of armed robbery at the Indian Consul General's residence in the city of Durban. Ensuring the safety and security of Indian diplomats/officials posted abroad, and their families is a matter of highest priority for us, External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar s...

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India takes up with South Africa robbery in envoy's home

New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The government on Sunday said that it has taken up with the authorities in South Africa the case of the armed robbery at the Indian Consul General's residence in the city of Durban. Ensuring the safety and security of Indian diplomats/officials posted abroad, and their families is a matter of highest priority for us, External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh...

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Achievers win Indian Masters Polo 2017

New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Achievers defeated Delhiites Polo to clinch the YES BANK Indian Masters 2017 title at the Jaipur Polo Ground here on Sunday. Achiever's Matthew Perry opened the scoreboard followed by a quick successive one by Uday Kalaan. Delhiites Polo, meanwhile could only bag one goal for their team until the third chukkar, with Gaurav Sahgal leading the front. The se...

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Delhi's air quality improves, but stubble burning in Punjab up

New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Even as the air quality in the National Capital Region, including Delhi, recorded an improvement, increased stubble burning in the western Punjab districts despite the National Green Tribunal directions continues to pose a threat. With good wind speed and a drop in temperature, air quality in Delhi and surrounding areas was recorded between poor and very poor dur...

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Government issues safety checklist for Delhi schools

New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The Delhi government has asked all city schools to form a School Safety Committee and also issued a 117-point check list for school safety on matters including entry of visitors, school toilets and CCTV cameras. The school boundary wall is intact and is secured with a fence or grill on top and under CCTV surveillance all the time, one of the points in the checkli...

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Tharoor draws flak for calling Miss World 'chillar'

New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Sunday drew flak after he referred to Manushi Chhillar, who was crowned Miss World on Saturday, as chillar (meaning small change). Chhillar, a medical student from Haryana, won the title in China, ending 16 years of drought for India at the international beauty pageant. What a mistake to demonetise our currency! BJP shoul...

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Ex-FIFA official Shaji Prabhakaran elected DSA president

New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Former FIFA South Central Asia Development Officer Shaji Prabhakaran was elected the Delhi Soccer Association (DSA) president for a term of four years at the Annual General Body (AGM) meeting here on Sunday. N.K. Bhatia was elected the treasurer for a similar term. Besides these two principal office-bearers, Magan Singh Patwal, Jagdish Malhotra and Raje...

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Punjab Police deny British national was tortured

Chandigarh, Nov 19 (IANS) Rejecting allegations of torture of British national Jagtar Singh Johal, arrested in the cases of targeted killings of Hindu leaders, the Punjab Police said on Sunday that due process of law was followed at every stage and the accused was allowed access to his counsel, family members and British consular officers. Not only did it have sufficient evidence to prov...

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NGO unveils world's biggest toilet pot model

Gurugram, Nov 19 (IANS) Sulabh International on Sunday launched the world's biggest toilet pot model in Haryana's Marora village -- popularly known as 'Trump village' -- on the occasion of World Toilet Day. As per a release by the non-profit, the mega Indian-style pot, made of iron, fibre, wood and plaster of Paris, measuring 20x10 feet, was unveiled to create awareness about the use of ...

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Starting time of first two ODIs between India, Sri Lanka changed

New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The first two One-Day International (ODI) matches between India and Sri Lanka will start two hours ahead of the scheduled time, the BCCI announced on Sunday. The matches, which are scheduled to take place in Dharamsala and Mohali at 1:30 p.m. will now start at 11.30 a.m. due to inclement weather in North India in the month of December. The BCCI in consult...

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Journalist Manik Banerjee, Lt Col Jamwal receive mountaineering awards

New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Veteran mountaineer and journalist Manik Banerjee has been awarded the lifetime achievement award by the Indian Mountaineering Foundation (IMF) in recognition of his contribution to mountaineering over four decades, an IMF release said on Sunday. Banerjee was presented the 'Nain Singh Kishen Singh Lifetime Achievement Award' for 2017 for the promotion of mountain...

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No offence meant to Manushi Chhillar: Tharoor

New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Sunday asked people to chill after his light-hearted tweet on India's Manushi Chhillar, who won the Miss World 2017 title. Chhillar on Saturday won the title in China, ending 16 years of drought for India at the international beauty pageant. Referring to her, Tharoor tweeted: What a mistake to demonetise our currency! BJP...

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Indira showed commitment to people can't be killed: Pranab

New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) In her death, former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi left a message that a commitment to the people can never be killed by any power, however strong it may be, former President Pranab Mukherjee said on Sunday. Mukherjee was speaking at the inaugural function of a photo exhibition on Indira Gandhi on the centenary of her birth anniversary at her memorial here.

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Elizabeth Reaser hopes for 'Ouija..' sequel

New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Actress Elizabeth Reaser says she would like to see the story of horror film Ouija: Origin of Evil going forward. I hope so (the story goes forward). I don't want to give any spoilers. Anything is possible in the genre. It certainly sets for a sequel, Reaser told IANS. I would love to be in it, and would love to see that even as an audience member, she a...

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Will speak up if I face sexual harassment, says Gauahar

New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Actress Gauahar Khan, known for speaking her mind without fear, says if she ever faces sexual harassment she will be vocal about it. Since Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein sex scandal, actors have also shared their horror stories. While a few Indian celebrities have accepted the existence of the casting couch and harassment in Bollywood, they haven't named any...

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'Coco' a visually complex film: Indian camera artist

New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Arjun Rihan, who has lent his creative touch to Coco, says the forthcoming animated film is visually very complex but it adds to the movie's beauty. Disney-Pixar's Coco narrates the story of an aspiring musician's journey into the land of the dead. We really have a high bar at Pixar. We want the films to be as beautiful and detail oriented as possible. '...

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