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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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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan gives birth to a baby girl


November 16th, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mumbai, Nov 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) One of India’s best known couple’s Aishwarya Rai and husband Abhishek Bachchan have welcomed their first baby into their family. The baby was reportedly born after ... Read more...

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Miss World 2011: Kanishtha Dhankhar fails to make it to top 25


November 7th, 2011 - 3:05 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 7 (IANS) Miss Venezuela Ivian Sarcos was Sunday evening crowned Miss World 2011, and India's hopes of winning the title for the sixth time came crashing down as Miss ... Read more...

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Mexican beauty rips pageant organisers over weight issue


August 3rd, 2011 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Monterrey (Mexico), Aug 3 (IANS/EFE) Cynthia de la Vega, who finished second in a beauty contest that makes her eligible to represent her country at the 2011 Miss World pageant, ... 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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India’s Manasvi Mamgai out of Miss World pageant


October 30th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Sanya (China), Oct 30 (IANS) Miss India World Manasvi Mamgai's bid for the coveted Miss World 2010 crown came to an end Saturday evening in China's Sanya city, as she crashed out ... Read more...

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Miss Norway Will Win Miss World 2010 Pageant, Say Gamblers


October 28th, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 28, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The Miss World 2010 stage is set in China and the beautiful ladies from all over the world are ready to strut it out on the ... Read more...

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Parvathi Ommankuttan makes her Kollywood debut


May 18th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 18, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Parvathi Ommankuttan who has participated in the Miss World Contest has now become a heroine. She is debuting as heroine in the Tamil film Umamaheshwaram. ... Read more...

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‘Combat Barbie’ crowned Miss England


January 26th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 26 (ANI): A Lance Corporal in the British army, nicknamed 'Combat Barbie', has been officially crowned Miss England after the original winner stepped down last year.Lance Corporal Katrina Hodge was ... Read more...

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Priyanka Chopra’s Miss World connection


December 13th, 2009 - 1:30 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
A former miss world herself, Priyanka Chopra is again going back to her roots. Well this time she is judging the Miss World Contest 2009 pageant in Johannesburg on 12th December.An ... Read more...

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Miss Nepal vanquishes Maoists


September 24th, 2009 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Sep 24 (IANS) Despite repeated warnings by the former Maoist guerrillas, Nepal's biggest and most popular beauty pageant Miss Nepal was off to a flying start Thursday after being ... Read more...

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Maoists threaten to battle Miss Nepal pageant Thursday


September 23rd, 2009 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna SarkarKathmandu, Sep 23 (IANS) Nine Maoist organisations Wednesday warned the organisers of Nepal's biggest and most popular beauty pageant not to hold the Miss Nepal contest or be ready to ... Read more...

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Varsity student is Mexico’s nominee for Miss Universe


September 22nd, 2009 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 22 (EFE) Jimena Navarrete Rosete, a university student, will represent Mexico at the Miss Universe pageant in 2010, a media report said. Navarrete, 21, a second year student of bachelor's ... Read more...

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Miss Nepal pageant hopes for resurrection


August 13th, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Out of the shadow of a Maoist government that focused on moral policing during its brief stint in power, Nepal's oldest and best known beauty ... Read more...

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Bollywood debut for Parvathy Omanakuttan


August 7th, 2009 - 2:43 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Parvathy Omanakuttan, the first runner-up at last year's Miss World Pageant is now planning to enter Bollywood. After a brief spell as a model, the Kerala beauty is planning her Bollywood ... Read more...

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Miss World preparations need full concentration: Pooja Chopra (Interview)


May 31st, 2009 - 9:35 am ICT by IANS
By Shilpa Raina New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Tired of answering questions about joining Bollywood, Miss India World Pooja Chopra has only the Miss World competition on her mind which she says ... Read more...

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Ms Russia’s photographs scandal


March 27th, 2009 - 2:53 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
On Thursday, the Russian tabloids queried the participation in the Miss World contest of the Russian candidate after pictures of her in erotic poses came to light.The pictures of Miss Russia, Sofiya ... Read more...

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Chinas Oriental Hawaii all set to become international tourism spot


March 2nd, 2009 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Sanya (China), Mar. 2 (ANI): Touted as the Oriental Hawaii, Sanya in China has acquired a reputation for providing cheap-and-cheerful packages for holidaymakers. With long stretches of pristine sandy beaches and ... Read more...

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Brazilian Miss World contestant dies from infection


January 25th, 2009 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 25 (ANI): A 20-year-old Brazilian model has died after having her hands and feet amputated because she had contracted a severe urinary infection.Mariana Bridi da Costa succumbed to ... Read more...

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Model dies of bacterial infection


January 25th, 2009 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Jan 25 (DPA) After having her hands and feet amputated, Brazil's top model Mariana Bridi, 20, died Saturday from a rampant bacterial infection and was buried the same day.An estimated ... Read more...

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India’s Parvathy first runner-up at Miss World contest, Miss Russia crowned (Lead)


December 14th, 2008 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Dec 13 (IANS) India's Parvathy Omanakuttan was adjudged the first runner-up at the Miss World pageant here Saturday evening, with the crown going to Miss Russia.Parvathy impressed the jury with her ... Read more...

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India’s Parvathy is first runner-up at Miss World contest


December 14th, 2008 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Dec 13 (IANS) India's Parvathy Omanakuttan was adjudged the first runner-up at the Miss World pageant here Saturday evening.She impressed the jury with her looks and quick wit and was one ... Read more...

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Paris spices up Turkish TV with sexy belly dance


March 28th, 2008 - 2:41 pm ICT by admin
London, March 28 (ANI): Paris Hilton wowed people in Turkey by showing off her belly dancing skills on the countrys national television.Paris accepted the offer from a well-known local dancer to ... Read more...

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Compromise formula allows Miss France to keep her crown


December 29th, 2007 - 6:02 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 29 (ANI): Miss France 2008, Valerie Begue, will not lose her crown, despite a controversy over the publication of some suggestive photos that appeared in a French magazine, the contest ... Read more...

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Miss England asked to ‘fatten up’ for Miss World contest


November 14th, 2007 - 2:43 am ICT by admin
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