Jamaica Current Affairs, GK & News

Jamaica’s Toni-Ann Singh crowned Miss World 2019

Jamaica’s Toni-Ann Singh was crowned as Miss World 2019 at a beauty pageant held in London, UK. She won the coveted Miss World title for the year 2019 after beating her contenders, Ophely Mezino from France and Suman Rao from India. She received her crown from Mexico’s Vanessa Ponce de Leon, the winner of Miss ..

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Suman Rao crowned Miss World Asia 2019, finishes 3rd in Miss World 2019

The 69th edition of Miss World pageant was held on Saturday, December 14, 2019, at the ExCel International Convention Centre in London, United Kingdom. Representing India, 21-year-old, Suman Ratan Singh Rao won the title of Miss World Asia 2019 during the beauty pageant contest. Out of 111 entrants from across the world, Suman Rao finished ..

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First India-Caribbean Summit – 2019

Prime Minister Modi met the leaders of the Caribbean Community on 25th September, 2019, in New York. The meeting focused on fighting climate change and increasing India’s participation in the grouping At the meeting, PM Modi announced 14 million USD grant for community development projects in the region. He also extended 150 million USD of ..

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Windrush Scheme

More than 450 Indians were confirmed of their British citizenship under the UK government’s Windrush Scheme, set up in the wake of an immigration scandal. What was the Scheme all about? Windrush Generation refers to citizens of former British colonies who had arrived in the UK before 1973 when the rights of such Commonwealth citizens ..

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Know India Programme

Know India Programme (KIP) is a flagship initiative for Diaspora engagement. The programme aims to familiarize Indian-origin youth (18-30 years) with their Indian roots and contemporary India. Features of the Programme The important features of the Know India Programme are: Know India Programme is a three-week orientation programme for diaspora youth. The programme aims to ..

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