beauty pageants

Models bypass pageants for straight road to Bollywood


August 23rd, 2012 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Have beauty pageants become passe? With just one international win in 12 years, India's dry run continues with insiders saying that models and other ... Read more...

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India has more beauty queens than most countries: Diana


June 14th, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) Former Miss World Diana Hayden believes that while India may not have won an international beauty pageant for 12 years now, we should be happy ... Read more...

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Models wait for their Bollywood breaks


June 5th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) It is Bollywood calling for models. The size of a role and the budget of a movie do not matter; they are just ... Read more...

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No favouritism at beauty pageants: Miss Earth Nicole Faria


November 14th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Bangalore girl Nicole Faria, the only Indian to have ever won the Miss Earth title, says there is no favouritism at international pageants and she ... Read more...

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Giving up crown isn’t easy: Miss Universe


September 11th, 2011 - 6:50 am ICT by IANS
Miami, Sep 11 (IANS/EFE) The Miss Universe 2011 pageant in Brazil will be a bittersweet moment for Mexico's Ximena Navarrete, who is getting ready to hand over the crown to ... Read more...

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Malaysia looks for `beauty with brains and compassion’


March 28th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, March 28 (IANS) To win the Miss World crown, Malaysia is scouting for a girl who has beauty, brains and compassion. A vigorous talent scouting going beyond the ... Read more...

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British Muslim, a Miss Universe contender, gets death threat


March 20th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 20 (IANS) A 24-year-old British Muslim woman, who entered the qualifying rounds of the Miss Universe contest, has reportedly received death threats -- on charges of denigrating ... Read more...

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Faria’s win proud moment for India: Designers


December 5th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Nicole Faria's winning the "Miss Earth 2010" contest in Vietnam is a proud moment for India and is indicative of its growth in the world of fashion, ... Read more...

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Hungary to hold beauty pageant for cosmetically enhanced contestants


November 24th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 24 (ANI): While most beauty pageants insist competitors should have natural looks, a special competition however is insisting on its beauties being ones who have undergone plastic surgery.The unusual Miss ... Read more...

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Fashion Brand Max Unveiled At The Miss Bangalore Beauty Pageant


October 13th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 13, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Miss Bangalore, one of the most important beauty pageants in the state of Karnataka in India, has gone underway with 14 beautiful ladies trying their luck ... Read more...

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Gay rights movement celebrates decade in Nepal


September 12th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Sep 12 (IANS) The only country in South Asia to recognise same sex marriages, Nepal Sunday celebrates a decade of the gay rights movement pioneered by a single group ... 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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British beauty turns Bollywood babe


August 17th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 17 (ANI): Despite never having acted before, a British teenager has bagged a lead role in the latest Indian blockbuster.Amy Jackson, a Miss England contestant, 18, became the first unknown ... 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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Indu Thampi crowned Miss Kerala 2010


August 6th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0By John SamuelKochi, Aug 6 (ANI): Indu Thampi was crowned the winner of Miss Kerala 2010 beauty pageant in Kochi, Kerala, on Thursday.Thampi was crowned ... Read more...

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Alyse Eady Named Miss Arkansas 2010


July 18th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Hot Springs, July 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Fort Smith native Alyse Eady has been crowned Miss Arkansas 2010 in the beauty pageants that was organized last night at Summit Arena in ... Read more...

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Miss Cornwall stripped of crown for lying


June 29th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 29 (ANI): A teacher has been stripped of her beauty queen crown after organisers found that she was lying about her age from past five years.Miss Cornwall Laura Anness, ... Read more...

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Beauty Queen Amin Dhillon Prefers Bollywood ‘Item Numbers’


June 16th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 16, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Amin Dhillon, the Miss India Canada Worldwide contest winner of 2010, is a great fan of Bollywood item numbers. She is also interested in Bollywood ... Read more...

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Performing an item song would be awesome: Beauty queen Amin Dhillon


June 15th, 2010 - 9:08 am ICT by IANS
By Manpreet Kaur New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Here's a beauty queen with a difference. Like her peers, Miss India Worldwide Canada Amin Dhillon also wants to join Bollywood, but only as an ... Read more...

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Celebs’ mistresses using affairs as springboard to fame and fortune


June 12th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 12 (ANI): With a string of ladies coming out in open with their affairs with married celebrities like Tiger Woods and Jesse James, experts have said that sleeping with ... Read more...

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Dawood third most wanted after Osama, Mexican drug lord (Lead)


May 17th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 17 (IANS) India's most wanted don, Dawood Ibrahim, suspected of having organised the 1993 Mumbai bombings, has grown more powerful, taking the third spot on the Forbes' Most ... Read more...

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Miss Michigan Rima Fakih Wins Miss USA Title


May 17th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar May 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Miss America has a new face and its of the Lebanese-American contestant Rima Fakih, who has just won the Miss America title. Rima Fakih came into ... 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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Katrina Hodge Wants Beauty Pageants To Skip Swimsuit Round


March 23rd, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Kent, Mar 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Firing guns and walking the ramp-two absolutely different skills and no one does it better than "Combat Barbie" Katrina Hodge. The Miss England title holder ... Read more...

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Drew Barrymore vows never to go under knife


March 15th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 15 (IANS) Hollywood actress Drew Barrymore has vowed never to go under the knife, insisting she is more interested in watching her body change as she grows older. "I'm so ... Read more...

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Four Mistresses Of Tiger Woods To Take Part In Beauty Pageant


February 28th, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Orlando, Feb 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to reports, four of Tiger Woods' 13 alleged mistresses are soon going to grace the stages by competing in a beauty pageant. According to ... Read more...

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Transgender beauty pageant concludes in Mumbai


February 22nd, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Feb. 22 (ANI): In a unique beauty contest in Mumbai, eighteen transgendered models walked the ramp at the grand finale of India's first transgender beauty pageant.The contest titled, 'Super Queen' ... Read more...

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The first Miss Gibraltar Kaiane Aldorino to win the Miss World title


December 13th, 2009 - 3:20 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Johannesburg, Dec 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) History was created today in Johannesburg, when for the first time ever in the 59 years of the pageant’s history the Miss Gibraltar Kaiane Aldorino was ... Read more...

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God guided me into acting, says Longoria Parker


December 4th, 2009 - 1:40 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 4 (IANS) Hollywood actress Eva Longoria Parker has said she believes god guided her into acting. The "Desperate Housewives" star has revealed she never dreamt about being an actress when she ... Read more...

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Cheryl Moana Marie Is The ‘New Love’ In Actor Antonio Sabato Jr’s Life


December 1st, 2009 - 6:38 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec.01, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Cheryl Moana Marie is the reported new girlfriend of acclaimed American actor Antonio Sabato Jr. Certain reports have emerged lately that claim that the 37 year old ... Read more...

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It’s Dev Anand, Amitabh for Miss India Canada


November 24th, 2009 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
By Shilpa Raina New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Miss India Canada Aanchal Dogra admires legendary Bollywood actor Dev Anand for his energy level and megastar Amitabh Bachchan for managing his personal life ... Read more...

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Agra mayor in soup for Sanjana Jon show


October 29th, 2009 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Agra, Oct 29 (IANS) Days after she walked the ramp for designer Sanjana Jon, Agra Mayor Anjula Singh Mahaur finds herself in the middle of a raging controversy. But she appears unfazed ... Read more...

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Drew Barrymore Goes Behind The Camera For “Whip It”


October 11th, 2009 - 6:10 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct. 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actress Drew Barrymore is very much in news these days, in the wake of her latest film hitting the theaters recently. "Whip It," starring the likes ... Read more...

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Miss Universe 2009: Venezuela does it in a row


August 24th, 2009 - 10:12 pm ICT by IBNS
By Samrat BanerjeeAug 24 (IBNS) Venezuela does it in a row, the first-ever time for a country in the globe’s history!The country kissed the recognition second time in a row after ... Read more...

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Chutima Durongdej Wins ‘Miss Photogenic’ At Miss Universe 2009


August 24th, 2009 - 7:34 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar It was in the Miss Universe 2009 pageant in Nassau, Bahamasand Chutima Durongdej was titled as 'Miss Photogenic'. Chutima had qualified into the contest after winning the title of Miss ... Read more...

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