Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, who represented South Africa, has been crowned the Miss Universe 2017 at The AXIS at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. The runner-up was Miss Colombia Laura Gonzalez, while the second runner-up was Miss Jamaica Davina Bennett. Nel-Peters is the second titleholder from South Africa, and the first since Margaret Gardiner ..
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Manushi Chillar from India, the damsel from Haryana, has won the coveted Miss World 2017 pageant at a glitzy event in Sanya, China. She is a trained Indian classical dancer who also enjoys painting and hopes to open a chain of non-profit hospitals in rural areas. Chillar is the 6th Indian to become Miss World, ..
The first edition of Miss Transqueen India, a beauty pageant for transgenders, will take place in Gurugram, Haryana on August 27, 2017. Like other beauty pageants, the contestants will have to go through swimming costume, traditional wear, evening gown and question-answer rounds. The winner will go to Thailand for Miss International Queen and the first ..
Stephanie Del Valle of Puerto Rica has been crowned as Miss World 2016 in Washington D.C. She was crowned by Miss World 2015 Mireia Lalaguna of Spain. She is a musician, model and beauty queen. She is the second from Miss World from Puerto Rico. She has been earlier crowned as Mundo de Puerto Rico 2016.
Miss Nepal 2012 Shristhi Shrestha has been appointed as Young Conservation Ambassador of World Wild Fund (WWF). She is 7th Conservation Ambassador. She replaced former Miss Nepal Malina Joshi. WWF Nepal started appointing the Miss Nepal pageant winners as the Young Conservation Ambassador from 2004.
The Asian Indoor Games are held every two years among athletes representing countries from Asia. The games are regulated by the Olympic Council of Asia. The first games were held in 2005 in Bangkok, Thailand. In 2013 these games will combine with Asian Martial Arts Games, merging into one event being held every four years. ..