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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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Taylor, Cancan triumph in World Boxing Championships


May 19th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Qinhuangdao (China), May 19 (IANS) Irish star boxer Katie Taylor and China's Ren Cancan won titles in the 60 and 51 kg category at the World Championships here Saturday.The 25-year-old ... Read more...

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Nathalia Pinheiro crowned Kingfisher Calendar Girl 2012


December 15th, 2011 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 14 (IANS) Brazilian-Indian model Nathalia Pinheiro was Wednesday crowned the Kingfisher Calendar Girl 2012.Born in Rio de Janeiro, the 21-year-old Pinheiro won the title defeating 15 models from ... 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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Hamilton’s title write-off just before start of F1 season


March 10th, 2011 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 10 (ANI): Not happy with his car, Formula One ace Lewis Hamilton has written off his chances of winning the crown this season - with the first race just 17 ... Read more...

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New US Open champion McDowell planning long and boozy celebration


June 22nd, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun 22 (ANI): Graeme McDowell, who became Britain's first US Open champion for 40 years, is planning a long and boozy celebration after winning the crown.He said his one-shot win ... Read more...

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Varanasi girl crowned Miss Tibet 2010


June 7th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamsala (Himachal Pradesh), June 7 (ANI): Tenzin Norzon, the 23-year-old Varanasi girl was crowned Miss Tibet 2010 at the event organized at the Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts (TIPA).Norzon received a cash ... Read more...

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Miss Gibraltar is Miss World 2009


December 13th, 2009 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 13 (ANI): Miss Gibraltar Kaiane Aldorino has been crowned the Miss World 2009 in Johannesburg.The 22-year-old pipped first runner-up Miss Mexico, Perla Beltran Acosta, to the title while Miss ... Read more...

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Who is Miss World 2009 Kaiane Aldorino ?


December 13th, 2009 - 12:28 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Gibraltar, Dec 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a very unexpected result the Miss Gibraltar Kaiane Aldorino was crowned as the Miss World 2009. The winner Miss Gibraltar Kaiane Aldorino looked very pretty ... 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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Sri Lankan beauty fulfils childhood dream with ‘Aladin’


October 13th, 2009 - 9:11 am ICT by IANS
By Joginder Tuteja Mumbai, Oct 13 (IANS) From TV anchoring to political reporting to modelling, Sri Lankan beauty Jacqueline Fernandes has done it all. But she finally fulfilled her childhood dream of ... Read more...

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Kylie Minogue voted Australia’s top brand


August 26th, 2009 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 26 (IANS) Australian pop star Kylie Minogue has beaten competition from co-native Hollywood stars Hugh Jackman and Nicole Kidman to be crowned Australia's most powerful brand name. The 41-year-old has ... Read more...

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Kristen Blair Crowned Miss Texas Pageant 2009


July 4th, 2009 - 6:49 pm ICT by GD
In the race of becoming the most beautiful woman, beauty pageant contests are held and in one such exciting contest in Texas, Kristen Blair has been crowned as the new Miss Texas ... 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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Miss USA 2009 is Kristen Dalton of North Carolina


April 20th, 2009 - 5:08 pm ICT by GD
Kristen Dalton, Miss North Carolina 2009 has been crowned Miss USA 2009 in a glittering ceremony at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. Miss California USA Carrie Prejean ... Read more...

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Gladrags Mega Model and Manhunt Contest 2008


April 13th, 2008 - 8:56 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, Apr 13 (ANI): Grand finale of Gladrags Mega Model and Manhunt Contest 2008 was held here on Saturday. Payal Tarafdar from Assam walked away with Gladrags Mega Model Contest 2008 crown ... Read more...

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