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'Loving being 60': Texas pageant contestants show age is just a number

July 28, 2021 11:45 am

Unlike in younger women's contests, there was no bathing suit competition. Just a celebration of women finding their second wind

Vaidehi Dongre from Michigan crowned Miss India USA

July 20, 2021 10:48 am

Diana Hayden, Miss World 1997, was the chief guest and chief judge for the pageant

Miss Papua New Guinea loses crown for twerking on TikTok?

April 09, 2021 3:47 pm

Critics have condemned this, stating the incident exposes a "deep-seated culture of misogyny" in the country

Mrs Sri Lanka winner's crown 'snatched' for being 'divorced', claims she was injured

April 07, 2021 1:24 pm

Pushpika De Silva's crown was removed after Mrs World 2019 winner Caroline Jurie cited a pageant rule that prevented divorced women from being eligible for the title

How this plus-size model is promoting an inclusive platform for others to shine

March 11, 2021 9:47 am

"Being a plus-size woman, I have been body-shamed. Which is why, I intend to provide a platform for individuals to come out of a zone where they are stereotyped."

First trans beauty pageant finalist makes history in Nepal

December 30, 2020 1:20 pm

Nepal ranks among fewer than a dozen countries in the world that accept trans contestants in their national pageants and only the third in Asia after Myanmar and Mongolia, according to LGBT+ activists.

Black women now hold crowns in 5 major beauty pageants

December 18, 2019 4:49 pm

Jamaica's Toni-Ann Singh victory was underscored and was a watershed year in pageantry, which for decades struggled with racism, segregation and gender stereotyping.

Nafisa Ali's throwback post after Miss India 1976 win is a must-see

December 15, 2019 2:53 pm

Nafisa Ali shared a post on Instagram which brought back fond memories. Take a look!

Miss World 2019: Jamaica's Toni-Ann Singh wins title, India's Suman Rao comes third

December 19, 2019 10:15 am

The top five contestants participated in the final question-and-answer round with British broadcaster Piers Morgan.

Miss World 2019 in London: All you need to know about the ceremony on December 14

December 12, 2019 12:34 pm

At the 69th edition of the contest, reigning Miss World Vanessa Ponce of Mexico will crown her successor.


In pictures: Mexico's Andrea Meza wins the coveted Miss Universe 2020 title

May 17, 2021 3:21 pm

After it was delayed by a year because of the pandemic, Mexico's Andrea Meza was crowned the 69th Miss Universe. She is the third Mexican beauty queen to win the pageant.

Miss India Worldwide 2018 Shree Saini on her maiden visit to Mumbai

August 30, 2019 7:13 pm

Earlier today, Indian-American Shree Saini — who was crowned Miss India Worldwide in 2018 — was spotted at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport. Check out the pictures here.

Crowning glory: Miss South Africa's winning moment as Miss World 2014

December 15, 2014 11:21 am

Miss South Africa Rolene Strauss looks elated after being crowned Miss World 2014 during the finale of the competition at the ExCel centre in London.

Juhi Chawla, Govinda at beauty pageant

February 19, 2014 1:01 pm

Juhi Chawla and Govinda were judges at the recently held Indian Princess beauty pageant.