What the newsreels tell us about India of the 1900s
The 16th edition of Miss World at the Lyceum Ballroom in London was the one where Reita Faria, went on to becomes the first Indian to be crowned Miss World. The newsreel shows the 23-year old MBBS student sashaying in a swimsuit with 15 other finalists.
Watch: The crowning moment of India's first-ever Miss World Reita Faria in 1966
This video is gold. While we might have seen the pictures of India's first-ever Miss World Reita Faria being crowned with the coveted title, we now came across this video. Reita, who hailed from Mumbai, was a doctor by profession and she was 23 when ...
From doctors to beauty queens
Times of India
Reita Faria is the first Asian to win the Miss World title in the year of 1966. She is the only Miss World who qualified as a Doctor during her reign. Faria was a student at the Grant Medical College & Sir J. J. Group of Hospitals where she completed ...
Juvenile Amendment Bill: 16-Year-Olds To Be Tried As Adults In Heinous Crimes
Huffington Post India
NEW DELHI — The Lok Sabha on Thursday passed the bill amending the Juvenile Justice Act, paving the way for children in the 16-18 age group to be tried as adults if they commit heinous crimes. The bill is now likely to be taken up in the Rajya Sabha ...