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Bold beauties go after world title

Mississauga, Ont. –– Seven South Asian finalists channeled their inner Tyra Banks, smiling with their eyes at a photo-shoot today, gearing up for the 7th annual Miss Pakistan World pageant next weekend. “Compared to Toronto pageants, I’m pretty sure we have the most well-known pageant, only because of the negativity or the controversy,” says president […]


Local MP says no time for jubilee

[XAVIER FAMILY PHOTO] Mary Xavier-Pierce (left) grew up in Sri Lanka. “We had to flee so suddenly, we didn’t really pack much but grabbed what we needed and left overnight,” she says. The alleged collapse of the Tamil Tigers in Sri Lanka yesterday has members of the Sinhalese community celebrating. “There was a sense of […]