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Femina Miss India pageant enters 50th year


September 18th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) The Femina Miss India beauty pageant Tuesday kickstarted the celebrations of its 50 years.The first Miss India Meher Castellino, was joined by other former Miss India ... Read more...

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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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Bollywood, fashion world unite against cervical cancer


July 1st, 2012 - 2:42 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) A bevy of popular names from the world of fashion and Bollywood came together Saturday night to create awareness on cervical cancer.Actors Kunal Kapoor ... Read more...

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I’m focussed on Miss World title: Vanya Mishra


June 23rd, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Himangini Singh Yadu has broken India's 12-year-long dry spell by winning the Miss Asia Pacific title. Vanya Mishra says it's a proud moment for ... Read more...

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Beauty queens come together to celebrate womanhood


May 7th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Vanya Mishra, Prachi Mishra and Rochelle Maria Rao, winners of Pantaloons Femina Miss India (PFMI) 2012, walked the ramp Monday to celebrate women and their ... Read more...

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Jalandhar girl wins Femina Miss India World title


March 31st, 2012 - 2:05 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 31 (IANS) Jalandhar girl Vanya Mishra was Friday crowned Pantaloons Femina Miss India (PFMI) World 2012 title at a gala event here.She will represent India at the ... Read more...

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‘Balle Punjabis’ - a family affair


February 22nd, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 22 (IANS) Baba Honey's "Balle Punjabis" is a family affair as his family members feature in his debut album.The music album and video was launched recently by Hanish ... Read more...

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It was difficult to change my sexy image: Neha Dhupia


December 14th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Former Miss India Neha Dhupia started her Bollywood career with bold films like "Julie" and "Sheesha", but later she moved to performance-based roles with "Mithya". ... Read more...

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(after 1)International titles evade Indian girls — wonder why?


September 14th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Indian girl Vasuki Sunkavalli missed the crown at the Miss Universe pageant. Another year gone and another opportunity lost. While some say changing selection ... Read more...

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Being beauty queen is about having character: Sushmita Sen


July 2nd, 2011 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Good height and an attractive face are just not enough to get a place in Sushmita Sen's Wadhawan Lifestyle I Am She contest. The former ... Read more...

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Dia has found role model in Shabana Azmi


May 8th, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Actress Dia Mirza might not be an active social worker, but she is voicing her opinions on various causes. She is associated with humanitarian ... Read more...

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New Miss India wants to uplift rural masses


April 19th, 2011 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) She is a Haryana native, she studied in Mumbai and her mother lives in Delhi. As Kanishtha Dhankar sets out for the world to face ... Read more...

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Kanishtha Dhankhar crowned Pantaloons Femina Miss India World 2011


April 15th, 2011 - 1:59 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) Kanishtha Dhankhar was crowned Pantaloons Femina Miss India World 2011 at a gala event here Thursday night. She will represent India at the global pageant ... Read more...

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Right attitude can help win Miss India title: Manasvi Mamgai


April 14th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Twenty finalists will walk the ramp Thursday with one common goal to win win the Ponds Femina Miss India 2011 (PFMI 2011) crown at the grand ... Read more...

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From Muscat to Mumbai to Bollywood, a beauty queen debuts


April 1st, 2011 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) She did her schooling in Muscat and her graduation in Mumbai. Now, as former Miss India World Sarah Jane Dias debuts opposite Abhishek Bachchan ... Read more...

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A Gala Time For Boys On ‘Zor Ka Jhatka’ In Buenos Aires


January 29th, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
News are doing the rounds those Zor Ka Jhatka contestants Payal Rohatgi and Gaurav Chopra were injured while shooting for the show. The duo had to pack their backs and ... Read more...

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Shedding clothes is a public demand: Tanushree Dutta


January 2nd, 2011 - 9:42 am ICT by IANS
By Pradipta Tapadar Kolkata, Jan 2 (IANS) Bollywood bombshell Tanushree Dutta feels that actresses are asked to shed inhibitions in front of the camera mainly to cater to the public demand and not ... Read more...

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Shriya Saran Turns Judge Of Pantaloons Femina Miss India South 2011


December 24th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
South Indian actress Shriya Saran got short of questions recently when she was made one of the judges of 'Pantaloons Femina Miss India South 2011'! The 28 year old took ... Read more...

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Satya Paul designer gives audience bow a miss


November 19th, 2010 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
Pune, Nov 18 (IANS) Fashion designer Puneet Nanda wowed the audience at the Pune Fashion Week (PFW) here Thursday evening with his tarot cards inspired collection under his brand Satya Paul, but ... Read more...

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Manasvi Mamgai: Know Our Miss India 2010 A Little More


November 1st, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 1, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Miss World 2010 has been quite a sensational event, and after the venue had been shifted to the Republic of China from Vietnam, it had gained ... Read more...

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‘Umrao Jaan’ is Manasvi Mamgai’s dream role


August 22nd, 2010 - 9:21 am ICT by IANS
By Pradipta Tapadar Kolkata, Aug 22 (IANS) After yesteryear beauty Rekha and former Miss World Aishwarya Rai Bachchan played Umrao Jaan in Bollywood, Miss India World Manasvi Mamgai says playing the famous ... Read more...

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Twist In ‘Geet’ With Neha Jhulka’s Entry As Pari


August 16th, 2010 - 11:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 16, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Neha Jhulka, a popular face in "Dil Mill Gaye', is going to make a splash in "Geet' that is aired on Star One. Neha, who ... Read more...

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Denims and Diamonds, A New Collection Launched By CKC and Sons


August 4th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 4, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Denims and diamonds are a very rare fashion combo. Drifting away from this traditional style, the 135 year old renowned diamond jeweller C. Krishniah Chetty and ... Read more...

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Miss India World 2010 wishes to work for animal rights


May 16th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Dehradun (Uttarakhand), May 16 (ANI): Manasvi Mamgai, who won the coveted title of Pantaloons Femina Miss India (PFMI) India World 2010, has expressed a desire to work for the animals cause."Since my ... Read more...

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I want to run around trees and sing with Shah Rukh: Manasvi Mamgai (Interview)


May 4th, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Dibyojyoti Baksi Mumbai, May 4 (IANS) The newly crowned Miss India World 2010 Manasvi Mamgai says Bollywood can wait for sometime, but deep inside her heart she wishes to work with ... Read more...

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Manasvi Mamgai is Miss India World 2010


May 1st, 2010 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 30 (IANS) Manasvi Mamgai, 22, was crowned Pantaloons Femina Miss India World 2010 at a gala event Friday night. She will represent India at the global pageant later this ... Read more...

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It’ll be Bollywood extravaganza at Miss India finale


April 30th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 30 (IANS) From Shahid Kapoor to Lara Dutta to Shilpa Shetty, Bollywood will make its presence felt in a big way at the Pantaloons Femina Miss India pageant grand ... Read more...

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30 contestants gear up for ‘Miss Universe’ crown


April 28th, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 28 (IANS) As many as 30 beautiful women selected through a nationwide hunt have made it to the "I Am She" contest - the preliminary to the 2010 Miss Universe ... Read more...

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Akshay, Ash look terrific together: Vipul Shah


April 18th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Dibyojyoti Baksi Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Director Vipul Shah, who is perhaps the first one to present Akshay Kumar and Aishwarya Rai as romantic pair in his upcoming film "Action Replayy", ... Read more...

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A good liar can be good actor too: Aupam Kher


April 18th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Veteran actor Anupam Kher, who runs an acting school called Actor Prepares, believes those who can lie can make good actors. "Every human being has the capability to ... Read more...

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Characters more important for Madhur than actors


April 17th, 2010 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Director Madhur Bhandarkar, who judged the acting and dancing skills of the Femina Miss India 2010 Bollywood Diva finalists, says that he would be able to decide ... Read more...

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Nicole Alvarez steps up for Miss India contest!


April 9th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 9, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Nicole Alvarez, the "Jhalak Dikhlaa Jaa-3' Girl paired with the lady killer Karan Singh Grover as his chorographer for the show and what happened next was all ... Read more...

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Northeastern youths making mark in all walks of life


March 10th, 2010 - 10:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 10 (ANI): Talented people from northeast are making a mark in different fields across the country.One such person is Sangeeta Phukan an Assamese who recently took part in ... Read more...

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I’m not in hurry for Bollywood, says Pooja Chopra


February 10th, 2010 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) Beauty queen Pooja Chopra, who was crowned Femina Miss India World 2009, says she is "not in a hurry for Bollywood". "There are a few scripts that ... Read more...

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Celina Jaitley launches the new logo of Egypt


February 8th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Feb 8, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Proving once again the importance of India market for its tourism industry, the Egyptian Tourism Authority and the Embassy of the Arab Republic of ... Read more...

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