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Jawed Habib to groom CRPF barbers


May 24th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Officers of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) are set to get a stylish makeover, courtesy celebrity hair expert Jawed Habib, who is set to ... Read more...

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Buddhist healing practice for dogs!


March 3rd, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 3 (IANS) A firm is offering Reiki sessions for dogs. It's a form of healing normally reserved for more spiritual people, Daily Mail reported Saturday.Businessman Angel Moore helps ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Forced labour system abolished in Orissa: Rights panel


March 8th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) The Orissa government has issued a notification abolishing the practice of exacting work from barbers and washermen by upper caste families under the customary 'bartan' ... Read more...

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Telangana protestors bring daily life to rail tracks


March 1st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 1 (IANS) From cooking and eating to shaving and playing games, they carried out their daily routine along the railway tracks. It was a unique protest in Telangana as ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Indian barbers tell Malays to cash in on hair sacrificed during Hindu festival


January 22nd, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 22 (ANI): Several barbers from India have said that hair sacrificed by devotees during Thaipusam, a Hindu festival, is worth big bucks internationally.The barbers were working at booths set ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Hair sacrificed during Hindu festival is worth big bucks


January 22nd, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 22 (ANI): Several barbers from India have said that hair sacrificed by devotees during Thaipusam, a Hindu festival, is worth big bucks internationally.The barbers were working at booths set ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Barbers shut down shops in Peshawar suburb after Taliban death threats


September 5th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Sept 5 (ANI): Barbers in Sheikhan village, a suburb of Peshawar in Pakistan, have reportedly closed down their shops after receiving death threats from the Taliban, who have started re-emerging ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Barber shops run by cooperatives in Cuba


April 15th, 2010 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
Havana, April 15 (IANS/EFE) The Cuban government has converted a dozen Havana barber shops into cooperatives, whose employees now administer them and decide on the prices they'll charge and the hours they'll ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Allow businesses to directly hire foreign workers: Malaysian Indian Business Association


March 24th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Johor Baru, Mar. 24 (ANI): The Malaysian Indian Business Association (MIBA) has urged the Malaysian Government to liberalise the recruitment of foreign workers by allowing small-medium industries to hire them directly.MIBA President ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pennsylvania sanctions 160 licensed or commissioned professionals and organizations


March 23rd, 2010 - 2:18 am ICT by BNO News
HARRISBURG, PENNSYLVANIA (BNO NEWS) – The state of Pennsylvania announced Monday that disciplinary actions were carried out against 160 licensed or commissioned professionals and organizations since February.The Bureau of Professional and Occupational ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Indian barbers in Malaysia told to shut shop


December 12th, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 12 (IANS) An estimated 2,000 Indian barbers in Malaysia face a crisis. The government has decided that foreigners are not required to ply their trade in this sector. In ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Free condoms through PDS in Bihar to combat AIDS


December 1st, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 1 (IANS) People in Bihar will soon get free condoms at fair price shops. The distribution of free condoms will be made through PDS (public distribution system) shops in ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Pakistan sets up special wing to protect schools from Islamists


November 16th, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 16 (IANS) A special school security wing (SSSW) of the police has been set up in Pakistan's Malakand division, which has faced the ire of militants who have destroyed ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Street vendors to get space in Lucknow shopping centres


August 19th, 2009 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 19 (IANS) Vegetable and fruit sellers, barbers and cobblers, who set up make-shift stalls on roadsides, will soon get their own space in shopping centres in this Uttar Pradesh ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Malay Indian restaurants to have no more cooks from India


August 13th, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 13 (ANI): Malaysia's Human Resources Minister S. Subramaniam has said that Indian restaurants will mostly have Malaysian, and not Indian cooks.He said there has been an encouraging response from ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Chinese salon lets customers pay as much as they like their haircuts


July 10th, 2009 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 10 (ANI): Hate paying the hair-stylist despite not liking that recent haircut? Well, a Chinese salon has come up with a unique idea to ensure customer service-they can ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Seven Indian barbers claim Malaysian boss abused them for four years


July 2nd, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Penang/Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), July 2 (ANI): Seven Indian nationals have lodged a complaint with the Indian High Commission in Kuala Lumpur, accusing their employer in Penang of abusing them and failing to ... Read more...

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Pakistani villagers rejoice at Taliban retreat


May 16th, 2009 - 10:04 am ICT by IANS
By Nadeem Sarwar Ghurghushte (Pakistan), May 16 (DPA) Some 2,000 residents of Ghurghushte, a hamlet in the embattled Buner district in north-western Pakistan, finally have a reason to rejoice - a return ... Read more...

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Talibanisation of the mind in Pak a reality, says lawyer


May 9th, 2009 - 7:20 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 9 (ANI): Last week a conservative schoolteacher in Rawalpindi hailed a cab to get to work in the morning. She wore a gown and had covered her head with ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pak Taliban still in control of several areas in Buner


April 16th, 2009 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Apr 16 (ANI): Pakistan Taliban militants are still holding several areas of Buner, carrying out armed patrol to keep up a campaign for recruiting fighters, and having no impact of ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Now SRK apologises to Gavaskar


April 15th, 2009 - 3:11 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
After apologizing to the Indian barbers for incorporating the word 'Barber' in the title of his home production, Billu Barber and subsequently removing it, Shah Rukh Khan has now apologized to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Not all ‘Biharis’ in Bangladesh were pro-Pakistan: Film


March 22nd, 2009 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 22 (IANS) A new humane take on Bangladesh's Urdu-speaking minority in "Naroshundor", a short film premiered here, seeks to show that not all of those people dubbed Biharis collaborated ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Barbers agitate in Manipur


March 9th, 2009 - 7:05 pm ICT by ANI
By L. Chinglen K. Singh Imphal: The killing of a 22-year old barber by unidentified gunmen has spared off agitation in the capital of the State. Unidentified gunmen shot dead Suresh Thakur ... Read more...

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Change rules to liberalise informal sector, demands NGO


February 25th, 2009 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) One of the hottest topics of discussion these days is the effect of the global meltdown on the common man. Juxtaposing these challenges with that of those ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Barbers demand Schedule Caste status in Jharkhand


February 20th, 2009 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 20 (IANS) Barbers in Jharkhand are demanding Schedule Caste status, which will help them get reseved jobs and educational opportunities. They are presently classified among Other Backward Communities in the ... Read more...

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Ranchi hairdressers get free tickets of Billu


February 18th, 2009 - 9:42 pm ICT by ANI
Ranchi, Feb 18 (ANI) Ranchi hairdressers are in for some royal treatment as they will get to see ''Billu'', the latest Shah Rukh Khan-starrer, free of cost on Thursday. The Sujata Cinema ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Now a free ‘Billu’ show for Ranchi hairdressers


February 17th, 2009 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 17 (IANS) As many as 270 hairdressers here are set for some royal treatment as they will not only get to see "Billu", the latest Shah Rukh Khan-starrer, free of ... Read more...

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Shahrukh Khan to market his latest flick ”Billu” in his own style


February 12th, 2009 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Feb 12 (ANI): Bollywood actor Shahrukh Khan has said that he would promote his upcoming film ''Billu'' in his own style and not to imitate anybody else''s marketing strategy Khan is ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh to invite barbers, hairstylists for ‘Billu’ premiere


February 11th, 2009 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 11 (IANS) In a move to appease the Hairdressers' Associations of Mumbai, Shah Rukh Khan is planning to invite various barbers and hairstylists for the premiere of "Billu", which was ... Read more...

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30 security personnel abducted, released in Pakistan (Lead)


February 4th, 2009 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 4 (IANS) Islamist militants abducted 23 paramilitary troopers and seven policemen in Pakistan's restive Swat Valley overnight but released them later, media reports said Wednesday.The dramatic abduction took place after ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Militants capture 30 Pakistani security personnel


February 4th, 2009 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 4 (DPA) Islamist militants took 30 security personnel hostage after an overnight raid in Pakistan's troubled Swat valley, officials said Wednesday.Hundreds of insurgents overran a police station in the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Obamas barber denies campaign stress has left him greyer


November 18th, 2008 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 18 (ANI): Barack Obamas barber in Chicago has revealed that the U.S. President-elect does not seem to be too concerned about the greying of his hair. "It''s just a normal ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Barbers demand ban on belittling of vocations in movies


September 2nd, 2008 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 1 (IANS) An organisation of hair stylists in Tamil Nadu Monday launched a protest with the Censor Board demanding a ban on depiction of members of any profession in poor ... Read more...

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After terror threats, barbers in Dir stop trimming, shaving beards


July 7th, 2008 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar , July 7 (ANI): Following threats from a terrorist group affiliated to the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), the barbers in the Dir district of NWFP have reportedly stopped trimming beards or ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Irrfan to take haircutting lessons for ‘Billo Barber’


July 6th, 2008 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Actor Irrfan Khan plays the title role in Priyadarshan's "Billo Barber" and says he will learn the art of haircutting from a roadside barber to ... Read more...

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