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Señorita Mexico U.S. Beauty Pageant

logo_sm_latv_copy_ Las Vegas, December 25, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio / 1888PressRelease) Adaluz International a subsidiary of The Miss Mexico Organization, LLC, producers of The Most important beauty pageant for The Mexican Women Living in The United States: Señorita Mexico U.S., is pleased to announce the establishment of a joint venture with KJLA-TV, LATV network. The 24/7 national network, reaches 73% of U.S. Hispanics Households, and is a Latino owned and independently run media company serving the fastest growing and most upwardly mobile consumer group in The United States: young multicultural Hispanics.


Hollywood diva Brandy Norwood gets Hindu Lord Ganesh tattoo

Nevada, Dec 29, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio) Brandy Norwood, one of the best-selling female artists in American music history, reportedly gets a new tattoo of Hindu deity Ganesh and is proud of it.

The reports suggest that California tattoo artist Peter Koskela inked elephant-headed Hindu Lord Ganesh on Image Award winner Norwood’s (Moesha) left wrist.


ANGUILLA RISING (2012) Film About British West Indies island of Anguilla's 1967 Revolution

Marshfield Hills, MA, December 25, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio / PRWEB) Massachusetts-based independent film production and marketing firm Pyrate Motion Picture Company, LLC (aka Pyrate Films) has announced plans to develop an epic feature film about the British West Indies island of Anguilla and its sensational, but little known 1967 to 1969 battle for economic, social, and political justice.


Modeling Scams In UK: Bogus Modeling and Casting Agencies Highlighted

London, England, 11th Dec, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio / PRUrgent) A number of leading modeling related websites lead by UK Models have declared war on the bogus modeling and casting agencies by highlighting and publicizing some of the more common scams used to extract money and trust from unsuspecting victims.


Great Honour Of Maharaja Captain Amarinder Singh

Smt. Sheila Dikshit also felt her presence; H. S. Nag felicitated Maharaja Captain Amarinder singh by giving Flowers and blanket as a token of love and gratitude. Captain Amarinder singh felicitated Smt. Sheila Dikshit. It was great evening for the people of sikh community.  


Reality TV Star and Pro Wrestler Matt Riviera Takes Up Acting Roles In Movies

Little Rock, AR, December 10, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio / PRurgent) Reality Television Star and Pro Wrestler, Matt Riviera is no stranger to being in front of the camera for hit reality television. Over the last few years Riviera has been seen on the popular television series VH1's "Megan Wants a Millionaire" where tragedy forever changed the casting process for reality television.

Recently VH1 wrapped up its reality series titled "I Love Money 4", but to the surprise of many, Matt Riviera wasn't on it. So fans want to know where their favorite Reality Star is, and why he wasn't on this show! Where is he now?


Marilyn Monroe renderings by pop artist Sidney Maurer fetch record prices at Julien's auction

BEVERLY HILLS, CA, December 17, 2010 /24-7PressRelease/ -- A pair of paintings of Marilyn Monroe by the noted pop culture artist Sidney Randolph Maurer sold for a combined $11,875 at the highly publicized Icons & Idols auction held Dec. 3-4 by Julien's Auctions in Beverly Hills. One of the paintings soared to $7,500 (including the buyer's premium), a new auction record for a work by the artist.

Julien's memorabilia collectors bought Sid Maurer's paintings out of pure love, as the final prices realized sailed past the pre-auction estimates of $600-$800 each. The last time his artwork was featured in a major auction was Nov. 17, 2009, when his paintings carried more realistic pre-sale estimates of $2,500-$3,500. Those numbers, too, were easily surpassed.


America’s Beauty Pageants Stress Inner Beauty In Child And Teen Beauty Contests

Ashburn, VA, Dec 17, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio / PRWEB) America’s Beauty Pageants (ABP) are seeking to redefine child beauty pageants with a new core mission of promoting contestants message of inner beauty, self-confidence and self-esteem. More traditional child beauty pageants continue to place a heavy focus on makeup and elaborate costumes and dresses. This has caused the industry some degree of criticism and concern over what these type of pageants are teaching young children.

“Times have changed and so should child beauty pageants,” according to Michael Mendelssohn, America's Beauty Pageants Communications Director and President of The Mendelssohn Group. “Pageants have always given girls and their parents an opportunity to participate. But with America’s Beauty Pageants, our mission is simple: redefine beauty to mean a young woman’s inner beauty. We absolutely believe this and emphasize it—our pageants are about cultivating inner strength, self-confidence, achievement, and self- respect. The result is pretty amazing.”


London shop worker claims to be Marilyn Monroe in past life

LONDON, UK, Dec 18, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio) Now a shop assistant of Islington area of Greater London (UK) claims that he was 20th century American icon Marilyn Monroe in past life, according to reports.

Chris Vicens, 26, reportedly says that Monroe was murdered in her pool house and claims to have seen in his vision giant white piano which Monroe’s mother had at one time. Golden Globe winner Monroe (Some Like It Hot) (1926-1962) was an American actress, singer and model.


Zed critical of Pope for lumping secularism with religious fundamentalism

Nevada, Dec 17, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio) Hindu statesman Rajan Zed has criticized Pope Benedict for herding secularism and religious fundamentalism together.

His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI, in his message for the celebration of the “44th World Day of Peace 2011”, published on official Holy See website, wrote: “It should be clear that religious fundamentalism and secularism are alike…”


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