Donald Trump Current Affairs - 2020

What is Defence Production Act, 1950 invoked in the US?

US President Donald Trump invoked the Defence Production Act recently. The act has been invoked in order to direct General Motors, a Multinational Corporation to manufacture ventilators needed to fight COVID-19. Highlights The act was enacted in 1950 in response to Korean War. Under the act, President Truman established defence mobilization and also imposed price Read More…

Corona Virus: National Emergency in the USA

The President of United States of America Donald Trump has declared national emergency over the spread of corona virus. Also, the government has allocated 50 billion USD to fight against the disease. History This kind of emergency in the country is rare. Earlier, the same kind of emergency was declared by President Bill Clinton over Read More…

India-US MoU on Mental Health: Indian Traditional Therapies to be exchanged for US Generic Drugs

During the US President Donald Trump visit to India, the countries signed agreements in the field of energy, oil, defence and health. India and US signed the agreement on mental health to enable India to treat mental health issues. Highlights The Agreement facilitates greater access of traditional drugs and therapies of India to the US Read More…

What is Happiness Curriculum in Government Schools attended by Melania Trump?

On February 25, 2020, the first lady of the United States Melania Trump attended Happiness Classes at the Delhi Government Schools. She accompanied President Trump in their visit to India. Highlights The Happiness Classes are one of the flagship programmes of the Delhi Government. The programme launched in 2018 had received commendations from different parts Read More…

US President Donald Trump visits India: Signs Defence Deals

On February 24, 2020, the US President Donald Trump visited India. He was accompanied by his wife, the first lady, Melania Trump, daughter Ivanka and son-in-law Jared Kushner. Along side his visit, India and US signed defence deals worth 3 billion USD. Highlights The President was welcomed by PM Modi in a traditional way at Read More…