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Simran Syangbo crowned Miss Tamang 2018

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KATHMANDU — Simran Syangbo of Parsa has been crowned Miss Tamang 2018. Simran outclassed 28 competitors to clinch the title.

Pinky Ghising, the Miss Tamang 2017 title-holder, crowned Simran in the 11th episode of Miss Tamang Beauty and Talent Contest held at Hotel Soaltee Crowne Plaza here on Saturday.

The event was jointly organised by Nepal Tamang Art and Culture Centre and the Everest Fashion Home.

Simran got the highest number of votes to win the title. She has bagged Rs 100 thousand prize along with the title. She will also be the brand ambassador of Civil Group for a year.

Similarly, Ranjita Lama of Nuwakot won the Image Viewer Choice title along with first runner-up, Kunchhan Lama of Kathmandu won the title of Photo Viewers Choice with the second runner-up.

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Rupa Ghising won the Best Catwalk title, Aashiqa Bal the Best Personality title, Geetanjali Pakhrin of Makawanpur won the Beautiful Smile title, Simran Lama the Best Friendship title, Kristina Lama the Best Discipline title and Priyanka Lama the Best Beautiful Hair title.

Centre founder Milan Moktan said that they have been organising the Miss Tamang Beauty Contest to preserve the art, culture, costumes and tradition of the Tamang people.

Contestants were of the age group of 16 to 26 years. The best 10 contestants were decided on the basis of SMS voting. The Miss Tamng Beuty Contest has been taking place since 2006.

Executive Director of Nepal Electricity Authority, Kulman Ghising and 16 lawmakers from the Tamang community were feted on the occasion in recognition of their contribution to their respective fields.

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George and Amal Clooney donate $100,000 to aid immigrant children

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George Clooney and wife Amal have donated $100,000 to the Young Center for Immigrant Children’s Rights, which advocates for the fair treatment and safety of immigrant children in the deportation process.

The Oscar winner and human rights attorney husband and wife have donated the amount on Wednesday via their Clooney Foundation for Justice to the Young Center for Immigrant Children’s Rights, according to the couple’s representative.

The Young Center is one of the leading organizations fighting against the President Donald Trump administration’s new Border Patrol policy, which has already separated over 2,000 immigrant children from their parents.

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Hollywood has expressed outrage upon viewing photos and reading testimonies of immigrant families that have been forcibly divided since news broke of Donald Trump’s no-tolerance policy, which has been in effect since May. Many people are comparing Trump’s actions to Nazi Germany and Japanese Internment Camps.

John Legend and Chrissy Teigen are among the stars who have donated to aid the families. The couple gave $72,000 to the American Civil Liberties Union and encouraged others to donate what they can.

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