22 September, 2020

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The NEWS
outlookindia.com
2020-07-04T15:20:37+05:30

Cosmetics brands—under pressure over products that promote skin fairness amid growing voices against racial stereotyping—are doing away with fair and white from their labels. French cosmetics major L’Oreal said it will remove words white, fair and light. Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) will stop using the word ‘fair’ in its flagship brand Fair & Lovely. Johnson & Johnson went a step further, saying it would stop selling skin whitening creams.


People with mild, medium colour blindness can now obtain driving licence, says the roads ministry. The ministry consulted medical experts, who recommended that mild to medium colour blind citizens be allowed to drive and restrictions should only be on those with severe colour blindness. This is the norm in most countries abroad.


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