Berlin, April 19 (DPA) The recipe is anything but new: The Egyptians knew the advantages of finely ground stones and quartz and applied them specifically for beauty. The cosmetic industry has rediscovered this ancient wisdom and is now promoting make-up, powder and eye-shadow based on minerals as the latest 'magic powder'. It's the beginning of a new trend.
Saturday, April 19, 2008 8:08:56 AM
Hanover (Germany) April 19 (DPA) Innovations from Japan, including robots and a virtual power station, are to have pride of place at the Hanover Fair in Germany next week alongside sumo wrestlers and traditional taiko drummers.
Saturday, April 19, 2008 7:49:07 AM
London/Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Britain's largest retailer Marks and Spencer (M&S) will open at least 50 stores across India over the next five years after signing a path-breaking agreement with the Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Retail Ltd (RRL) Friday.
Friday, April 18, 2008 11:59:33 PM
Luxembourg, April 18 (DPA) EU interior ministers agreed Friday to let the bloc launch talks on visa-free travel with the US, almost two months after seven member states broke ranks by signing their own deals with Washington.
Friday, April 18, 2008 11:12:03 PM
Kazan (Russia), April 18 (IANS) Indian women's quest for an Olympic hockey berth begins here against hosts Russia in the qualifying tournament Saturday.
Friday, April 18, 2008 8:14:53 PM
Brussels, April 18 (DPA) Some 80 percent of European Union (EU) web surfers now have fast-speed broadband connections, but nearly 40 percent of all EU citizens still do not use the Internet at all, a EU study published Friday found.
Friday, April 18, 2008 8:12:31 PM
Porto Rotondo (Italy), April 18 (DPA) Russian President Vladimir Putin and Italian prime minister-elect Silvio Berlusconi announced Friday that Russian airline Aeroflot would renew its interest in Italy's ailing flagship carrier, Aitalia.
Friday, April 18, 2008 7:36:00 PM
Warsaw, April 18 (DPA) Polish Defence Minister Bogdan Klich confirmed Friday that his country will take over security responsibility for the southern Afghan province of Ghazni, the PAP news agency reported.
Friday, April 18, 2008 7:34:53 PM
Moscow, April 18 (DPA) Russian President Vladimir Putin Friday denied tabloid rumours of a divorce from his wife Lyudmila and plans to wed 24-year-old former Olympic gymnast-turned-politician Alina Kabayeva.
Friday, April 18, 2008 6:28:08 PM
Paris, April 18 (DPA) The worst of the instability and rioting caused by the skyrocketing price of staple foods may yet come, International Monetary Fund (IMF) head Dominique Strauss-Kahn told a French radio station Friday.
Friday, April 18, 2008 4:09:39 PM
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