Thursday, Feb 09, 2023

Fair & Lovely


Being young and dark — in an unfair world

July 07, 2020 1:22 pm

Discrimination over dark skin is a reality that some take in their stride bravely while some look for ways out — one of which is resorting to fairness creams

Not fair, but how lovely: Exploitative ideas of skin colour don’t have to define you forever

July 02, 2020 9:22 am

HUL and other brands are not the only ones guilty of colourist bias — from cinema to news television and advertising, there has been little challenge to the upper-caste, North Indian ideal of beauty and desirability. But, given the generations of dark women and men who have been made to feel unworthy because of the colour of their skin, it is not a burden they can shrug off.

Why does India have a cream called Fair & Lovely, asks Daren Sammy

July 01, 2020 8:10 am

Daren Sammy has been very vocal about racism plaguing cricket and society at large.

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Newlyweds Kiara Advani, Sidharth Malhotra dance to dhol beats as they receive grand welcome at his Delhi house. Watch video

Updated: February 9, 2023 09:34 IST

Newlyweds Sidharth Malhotra and Kiara Advani got a geand welcome at Sidharth’s Delhi house on Wednesday evening. They tied the knot earlier this week in Jaisalmer.

Pathaan box office collection Day 15: Shah Rukh Khan’s film eyes Rs 900 crore this weekend, has crossed Rs 875 crore worldwide already

Updated: February 9, 2023 09:26 IST

Pathaan box office collection Day 15: Shah Rukh Khan's film is going strong in its second week, and is expected to cross the Rs 900 crore mark globally by the end of its third weekend.

Believe it or not: David Warner might bat right-handed against spinners, according to Fox Sports

February 9, 2023 09:23 IST

The Australian opener’s record in India, Fox said, is tough reading – "an average of 24.25 across 16 innings (eight Tests across the 2013 and 2017 series). He has three half-centuries with a top score of 71."

IND vs AUS Live Score Updates: Mohd Shami shocks David Warner, Aussies two down

Updated: February 9, 2023 09:43 IST

India vs Australia, 1st Test Live Score Updates: Suryakumar Yadav and KS Bharat making their Test debuts, India go with 3 spinners, Shubman Gill and Kuldeep Yadav not in playing XI; Todd Murphy makes debut for Australia in the first Test of Border Gavaskar Trophy at Nagpur.

IIT Bombay Placement: More than 60% graduates opt for jobs unrelated to their engineering branch, finds study

Updated: February 9, 2023 09:22 IST

“This trend also raises the important question: why are we spending so much on engineering training that is ‘misallocated’ subsequently,” states the paper authored by Namit Agrawal, Sailakshmi Sreenath, Shishir K Jha and Anurag Mehra of the Centre for Policy Studies, IIT-Bombay.

Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia has become ‘chief of scamsters’, must resign: BJP

February 9, 2023 09:21 IST

The march, scheduled to be followed by a sit-in protest, comes in the wake of Lieutenant Governor V K Saxena seeking the President’s nod to allow CBI to prosecute Sisodia in a complaint related to alleged political espionage carried out by the now-defunct ‘Feedback Unit.’ It will begin from Shahidi Park at ITO at 11 am.

Disney to cut 7,000 jobs in major revamp by CEO Iger

Updated: February 9, 2023 09:20 IST

Disney said it planned to cut $2.5 billion in sales and general administrative expenses and other operating costs, an effort that is already under way.

Twitter Blue starts rolling out in India; will cost Rs 900 per month on Android and iOS

Updated: February 9, 2023 09:42 IST

Twitter Blue subscription service India prices are now out. The service gives access to several features like the edit tweet button and reduces the number of ads on the platform to half.

4 labourers killed as UP bus runs over 7 in Greater Noida

February 9, 2023 09:15 IST

A bus from Noida Depot hit seven labourers, three people died on the spot and later one more died in the hospital.

India vs Australia, Border-Gavaskar Trophy: 4 things to look forward to at Nagpur test match

Updated: February 9, 2023 09:44 IST

India vs Australia, Border-Gavaskar Trophy: As always, an India-Australia series is replete with multiple storylines, from questions around the pitch to selection dilemmas for both teams.