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Swimsuit round removed from Miss World contest For the first time in 63 years, the pageant will no longer feature a swimsuit round in their competition from next year, the organization’s chairwoman Julia Morley announced Thursday.The contest committee has taken this step to emphasis more on brains and personality rather than physical beauty. It’s not just a beauty contest but also ‘beauty with purpose’, and sporting swimsuit doesn’t do anything for that. According to foreign media reports Morley said, “I really don’t need to see women just walking up and down in bikinis. It doesn’t do anything for the woman and it doesn’t do anything for any of us. I don’t care if someone has a bottom two inches bigger than someone else’s. We are really not looking at her bottom. We are really listening to her speak”.Miss World was founded in 1951 by Morley's late husband Eric and from then on, there has been a contest ...

Hero's welcome for South Africa's first Miss World in 40 years JOHANNESBURG: South Africa on Saturday welcomed back home its first Miss World winner in 40 years, Rolene Strauss, with wild cheers and ululations.Hundreds turned up at O.R. Tambo International Airport to greet Strauss after the 22-year-old medical student was crowned Miss World 2014 at a glitzy final in London last Sunday.Dressed in the country's national colours, South Africans waved placards, flags and portraits of Strauss at a colourful ceremony staged at the airport in Johannesburg.She ...
‘The Crafter Expo 2014’ striving to promote local handicrafts The Crafter’s Expo is a yearly feat in Karachi that works as a platform for Crafters and Craft enthusiasts to exhibit and honor their talent and skill. It facilitates home owned businesses as well as NGO’s and Grass Root level organizations to support local craftsman and artisans. Event is Organized by The Crafters Guild and Firefly, Supported by Dastkari.Pk Pakistan’s Premiere Marketplace for Crafters.Varah Musavvir and Rafay Qureshi, Co-Founders of Dastkari.Pk said, “The Crafter’s Expo ...
Google mourns Peshawar victims with a candle on homepage Google pays homage to Peshawar victims by lighting up the candle on its homepage. The candle can be seen on the Google homepage of Pakistan. Google is mourning the 141 victims of a terrorist attack that ravaged a local school in Peshawar, Pakistan. It’s not the first time that Google has paid tribute to the event or incident. Earlier Microsoft’s Bing and Google have embellished their homepages with tributes for victims of the 9/11 terrorist ...
Ali Zafar lights candles in homage to Peshawar victims People around the globe have termed the Taliban attack on a local school in Peshawar as ‘sickening’ and ‘appalling’. Celebrities and other media personalities have been mourning the death of the innocent souls who lost their lives during the massacre. Pakistani actors took to Twitter to voice their anger and shock over the recent incident. Pakistani singer turned actor Ali Zafar said, “This is sad. Real sad!. Our leaders should announce to collectivity build & ...
Celebrities continue to mourn Peshawar attack A day after 132 children were brutally killed in a Taliban attack on a local school in Peshawar city, Bollywood celebrities took to their Twitter accounts to give their condolences. With the death toll rising up to 145, it has been called one of the worst massacres in Pakistan. Most of them were aged 16 or younger. Bollywood celebrities voiced their shock and disgust through their tweets.Bollywood celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan and Shahrukh Khan are ...
Huawei Ascend Mate 7; balancing performance with class Huawei has launched its new smart phablet with the most advanced fingerprint sensor technology and EMUI 3.0 feature in Pakistan. It allows users to enjoy 3G and 4G on a 6-inch FHD screen. Boasting a large 6-inch full high definition screen for enhanced entertainment viewing, the smart device is set to top the market for large-screened devices with smarter performance, impressive power efficiency, and outstanding convenience with its superior single-touch fingerprint technology.According to media reports ...


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