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Manisha stands by Miss Nepal

August 31st, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 31 (IANS) Though its biggest sponsor Dabur Nepal abandoned Miss Nepal, Nepal's oldest and best-known beauty pageant, Bollywood diva Manisha Koirala threw her weight behind the once beleaguered ... Read more...

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Dabur parts ways with Miss Nepal

July 26th, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 26 (IANS) Dogged by controversies and hounded by Maoists, Indian FMCG company Dabur India's joint venture in Nepal has decided to part ways with Miss Nepal, the republic's ... Read more...

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I want to do a raunchy item number: Sushmita (With image)

July 13th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Former beauty queen Sushmita Sen, who did item numbers in movies like "Fiza" and Nayak", wants to get back into the dancing mode and is ... Read more...

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Weakened US, a laughing stock of the world : Trump

April 18th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr. 18 (ANI): Billionaire Donald Trump has described the United States as the laughing stock of the world in so far as its foreign policy initiatives are concerned.Trump, who ... Read more...

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Miss Nepal faces acid test

September 1st, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Sep 1 (IANS) As 18 young women wait for the curtain to go up and the Miss Nepal 2010 pageant to start at the Tribhuvan Army Officers' Club in ... Read more...

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Miss Mexico is crowned Miss Universe 2010

August 24th, 2010 - 11:43 am ICT by ANI
Las Vegas (Nevada, US0, Aug.24 (ANI): Jimena Navarrete, a 22-year-old brunette from Mexico, was crowned Miss Universe at the contest in Las Vegas on Monday.The first runner-up was Miss Jamaica, Yendi Phillipps, ... Read more...

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Miss Nepal faces old nemesis Ms Maoist

August 11th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Aug 11 (IANS) Though struggling for more than a month to form a new government, Nepal's Maoist party however indicated Wednesday that they remained unwavering about a secondary target: ... Read more...

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Miss Cromwell Stripped Off Her Beauty Queen Crown

June 30th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri London, June 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) They say it is hard to get away with a lie. The gravity of the statement was once again proved at the Miss Cromwell Beauty ... Read more...

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Pre-teen girls participate in talent show in Bhubaneswar

May 9th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by ANI
Bhubaneswar, May 9 (ANI): Enthusiastic pre-teen girls from across the country participated in the four-day 'Nanhi Pari' or little fairy contest in Bhubaneswar.The contest saw girls from around twenty states taking ... Read more...

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Shrima Rai Ended As Top 10 Contestant In Mrs. Globe 2009 Competition

December 27th, 2009 - 1:25 am ICT by GD
By Meena KarDec. 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) India has once again come to the top ten positions of the beauty contests. However, this time the contestant could not claim the title. Shrima Rai, ... Read more...

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Miss Plastic Hungary 2009 Honors Those Who Seek Surgeries To Be Beautiful

October 10th, 2009 - 7:01 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Budapest, Hungary, Oct. 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) This one most certainly walks away with the crown of being "the most out of the box" pageant that has ever been held in ... Read more...

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I didn’t want to win any beauty pageant: Deepika Padukone (Film Snippets)

September 24th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) Model-turned-actress Deepika Padukone says she always wanted to carve a niche for herself in the glamour industry but without participating in a beauty pageant, unlike many of ... Read more...

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Miss Nepal beauty pageant to be held in September or October

August 13th, 2009 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Aug.13 (ANI): The popular Miss Nepal beauty pageant will be held either next month or in October, the event's organisers, The Hidden Treasure, have said.The event management company, which is based ... Read more...

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Young Brazilian model loses hands, feet to infection

January 22nd, 2009 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Jan 22 (IANS) A 20-year-old Brazilian model who represented her country in international competitions had to have her hands and feet amputated because of an infection and is now ... Read more...

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Fiona Zuzartee is Miss MalaysiaIndian

October 6th, 2008 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 6 (IANS) Fiona Zuzartee, who thinks beauty contests are for empowering women, is the new Miss MalaysiaIndian Global.She won the contest Sunday while medical student Sowmya Krishnan and business ... Read more...

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Big rush for Abu Dhabi hunting and equestrian show

September 25th, 2008 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 25 (IANS) An annual hunting and equestrian show in Abu Dhabi is witnessing a big rush this year with the organisers being compelled to increase the exhibition area by 27 ... Read more...

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Cambodia to host Miss Landmine amputee beauty pageant

April 20th, 2008 - 5:03 pm ICT by admin
DPA Phnom Penh, April 20 (DPA) Cambodia will play host to Miss Landmine 2009, the controversial beauty pageant's Norwegian organiser said Sunday. Miss Landmine parades beautiful female landmine victim amputees on the catwalk ... Read more...

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Online Miss Bimbo game has parents worried

March 25th, 2008 - 5:33 pm ICT by admin
London, March 25 (ANI): A new internet game called The Miss Bimbo, which enables young girls to give plastic surgery to virtual characters and feed them diet pills, has become a ... Read more...

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Beauty is fine, but no contest: Rajnath Singh

March 7th, 2008 - 9:49 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Rajnath Singh says since beauty is a gift of nature, it does not merit contests. Addressing a Virangana Sammelan organized by the BJP ... Read more...

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