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Preity thanks SRK, Manisha Koirala ‘Dil se’ (Movie Snippets)


June 26th, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 26 (IANS) Now that Preity Zinta is working with a new actor in her debut production "Ishkq In Paris" (IIP), she says she appreciates Shah Rukh Khan ... Read more...

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Madhuri, Sushmita honoured for excellence


June 26th, 2012 - 2:56 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 26 (IANS) Bollywood diva Madhuri Dixit and former beauty queen and actress Sushmita Sen were honoured for individual excellence in the field of acting and entrepreneurship respectively ... Read more...

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Sushmita hails Himangini’s win as best gift


June 22nd, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Sushmita Sen is proud of Himangini Singh Yadu, who was crowned Miss Asia Pacific in Busan, Korea, and said that she has got the best gift ... Read more...

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Indore girl wins Miss Asia Pacific 2012 (With Images)


June 19th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Himangini Singh Yadu, who represented India at the Miss Asia Pacific 2012, has won the international title. She is the first one to win ... 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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No godfather for Sheena Chohan, only mentor Sushmita (With images)


May 9th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Model-turned-actress Sheena Chohan, who has been trained by former beauty queen Sushmita Sen for her participation in the 2010 Miss Universe competition, says she doesn't ... Read more...

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Deposed Miss Dominican Republic apologises


April 27th, 2012 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Santo Domingo, April 27 (IANS/EFE) Carlina Duran accepted the decision of organizers of the Miss Dominican Republic competition to strip her of her crown after verifying that she was married ... Read more...

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Former Miss Universe says she’s blessed


March 6th, 2012 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 6 (IANS/EFE) Former Miss Universe Amelia Vega says she is "blessed by God" for having made her dream to record her first album and start her own ... Read more...

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Patricia Velasquez competes on ‘Celebrity Apprentice’


January 7th, 2012 - 8:04 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 7 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan actress and model Patricia Velasquez, who played Anck-Su-Namun in the 1999 film "The Mummy" is one of the 18 contestants on the upcoming season ... Read more...

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Sushmita congratulates Parul for bringing honour to India (With Images)


December 28th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) Former beauty queen and actress Sushmita Sen has congratulated 'I AM She' candidate Parul Duggal for winning the first runner-up title at the Miss Globe ... Read more...

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Donald Trump pulls out of debate as he hints at presidential run


December 14th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Real estate mogul and television personality Donald Trump on Tuesday afternoon announced he has decided not to host the Newsmax presidential debate because he is unwilling to ... Read more...

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Former Miss Russia jailed in US


December 14th, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Miss Russia 1998 and former Miss Universe semifinalist Anna Malova, charged in the US with forging drug prescriptions, will spend Christmas holidays in jail, ... Read more...

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Mahesh Bhupathi has fingers crossed for a daughter


December 13th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 13 (IANS) Bollywood actress Lara Dutta is glowing these days. After all, she is expecting her first child with husband, ace tennis player Mahesh Bhupathi, who wishes ... 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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Hard work finally paid off: India’s Miss Asia Pacific finalist


October 17th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) India's Tanvi Singla, one of the top five finalists at the Miss Asia Pacific World pageant held in Busan, may not have won the title ... Read more...

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India makes it to top five at Miss Asia Pacific World


October 16th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) India's Tanvi Singla was one of the top five finalists at the Miss Asia Pacific World pageant held in Busan, with the crown going to ... Read more...

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Beauty contestants swap catwalk for soccer field


October 7th, 2011 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Orihuela (Spain), Oct 7 (IANS/EFE) Some of the 69 contestants in this week's Miss Intercontinental beauty pageant here doffed evening wear in favour of their respective national team colours for ... Read more...

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Lara set to launch third fitness DVD


October 3rd, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) Pregnancy has not stopped actress Lara Dutta from taking a break from work. The actress, who is expecting her first child, has started editing ... Read more...

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Angola’s Leila Lopes is Miss Universe 2011 (Lead)


September 13th, 2011 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Sep 13 (IANS) Leila Lopes from Angola was Tuesday crowned Miss Universe 2011 at a gala ceremony here in Brazil.Ukraine's Olesya Stefanko was the first runner-up while Brazil's ... 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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Ex-Miss Universe to judge this year’s contest


September 2nd, 2011 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 2 (IANS/EFE) Former Miss Universe Amelia Vega, who in 2003 became the first Dominican to win that title, will be part of the judging panel for ... Read more...

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Ricky Martin expresses his admiration for Miss Universe


August 30th, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Aug 30 (IANS/EFE) Puerto Rican singer Ricky Martin met in Sao Paulo with the reigning Miss Universe, Mexico's Ximena Navarrete, and admitted to her that he had rooted ... Read more...

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Former Miss Universe to release first album


August 3rd, 2011 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 3 (IANS/EFE) Former Miss Universe Amelia Vega will be releasing her debut album "Agua dulce" in August.Vega does not hide her happiness when she speaks about ... Read more...

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No Bollywood plans as yet: Vasuki Sunkavalli (With Image)


July 18th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) Vasuki Sunkavalli, winner of I Am She Miss Universe India 2011, says her priority is physical fitness for the beauty pageant in Brazil and that she ... Read more...

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Donald Trump decides against running for president in 2012


May 17th, 2011 - 2:32 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Real estate mogul and television personality Donald Trump on Monday announced he has decided not to pursue the office of the presidency in 2012.Trump, who is the ... Read more...

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Former Miss Russia arrested for shoplifting in New York


April 28th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New York, April 28 (IANS) Miss Russia 1998 and former Miss Universe semifinalist Anna Malova was arrested in New York for shoplifting in a clothing store, a media report said.Malova, ... Read more...

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I love Heidi Klum’s business mind, says Jennifer Hawkins


April 28th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, April 28 (ANI): Jennifer Hawkins, who was earning 70 dollars a match as a cheerleader seven years ago and has now transformed her body into a brand worth 5 million ... Read more...

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Agra gets second road named after Mahatma Gandhi


April 13th, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, April 13 (IANS) Taj city Agra Wednesday became probably the first city in the country to have two roads named after Mahatma Gandhi. The second road named after the ... Read more...

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Rachael Finch scared Lara Bingle might steal her boyfriend?


March 29th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 29 (ANI): Former Miss Universe hopeful Rachael Finch is said to have banned her boyfriend from being partnered with model Lara Bingle on Dancing With The Stars.Finch, 22, has told ... Read more...

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UK’s first Muslim Miss Universe entrant told to rot in hell


March 11th, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 11 (ANI): Great Britain's first Muslim Miss Universe entrant, Shanna Bukhari, has revealed that religious zealots told her to rot in hell when she decided to compete in the ... Read more...

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Goa, Rajasthan hit wedding destinations for US tourists


March 8th, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 8 (IANS) Goa and Rajasthan are high on the list of preferred wedding destinations in India for urban tourists from the United States, a top tourism official ... Read more...

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Traffic jams: Nightmare on Agra streets


February 15th, 2011 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
By Brij Khandelwal Agra, Feb 15 (IANS) Seeing the Taj Mahal, the monument to eternal love, is a dream come true for tourists. However, a nightmare awaits them before they reach the destination ... Read more...

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Surajkund fair wows Mexican Miss Universe (Lead, With Images)


February 3rd, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Surajkund (Haryana), Feb 3 (IANS) Miss Universe Ximena Navarrete of Mexico Thursday checked out hand-crafted saris and bangles and had henna applied to her hands in her first encounter with India's rich ... Read more...

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Miss Universe visits Surajkund crafts fair


February 3rd, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Surajkund (Haryana), Feb 3 (IANS) Miss Universe Ximena Navarrete had her first encounter with India's rich cultural heritage when she visited the Surajkund Crafts Mela (fair) in Haryana's Faridabad district Thursday.The Mexican ... Read more...

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Miss Universe, Sanjana Jon extend support to stop female foeticide in India


January 29th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 29 (ANI): Ximena Navarrete, the reigning Miss Universe, and Sanjana Jon, an international fashion designer, have urged people to stop female foeticide through the 'Miss Universe-Sanjana Jon Tour'.The ... Read more...

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