New Delhi: India’s hope for most coveted beauty pageant award was dashed on Thursday after Bihar-born Shilpa Singh failed to make it to Top-10 of Miss Universe 2012.

Miss India Shilpa Singh who made it to the top 16 at the Miss Universe 2012 competition being held at Las Vegas is a Computer Science graduate and hails from Bihar .Currently she is employed with Infosys Technologies.

Remarkably, as many as 89 beauty queens from around the world descended on Las Vegas in Wednesday night to vie for Miss Universe title.

The panel of 10 judges included singer Cee Lo Green, Pablo Sandoval of the World Series champion Giants, "Iron Chef" star Masaharu Morimoto, and US Olympic beach volleyball gold medallist Kerri Walsh Jennings among others.

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