USA Current Affairs - 2020

India clinched Women’s Kabaddi World Cup

Indian won women’s Kabaddi World Cup 2013 championship for a third consecutive time, vanquishing debutant New Zealand in the final match played at Guru Gobind Singh sports complex in Jalandhar, Punjab. Women’s World Cup Kabaddi 2013: Organizer: Government of Punjab, India Final Match: Guru Gobind Singh sports complex in Jalandhar, Punjab. Teams Played: 8 Teams viz. India, Pakistan, Denmark, Read More…

Indian Govt pulls up Army chief for accepting U.S. military honor ‘Legion of Merit’ without its permission

The Indian government pulled up the country’s Army chief General Bikram Singh for accepting a ‘Legion of Merit’ ,the sixth highest American military honor, without its approval. The Indian Defense Ministry questioned that the bestowment of the honor was not the part of General Singh’s itinerary during his visit to the U. S., then why he Read More…

India’s Deputy Consul General Devyani Khobragade held in US on visa fraud charges

India’s Deputy Consul General Devyani Khobragade arrested in New York for an alleged case of visa fraud and making false statements in connection with the visa application for an Indian national employee who was domestic helper in her home. Later on, she released on a $250000 bond after she pleaded not guilty in a court. Read More…

Pope Francis named as the TIME’s Person of the Year

Time magazine chose Pope Francis as its person of the year. The magazine gave this honor to Pope Francis for changing the perception of the Roman Catholic church in an extraordinary way in a short time. The Argentine pontiff, who as archbishop of Buenos Aires was known as the slum cardinal for his visits to the Read More…

US and UK spying on virtual world, online games

As per the secret documents disclosed by whistle-blower Edward Snowden, in an effort to identify terrorist threats, US and British spies have reportedly penetrated the massive communities playing video games such as World of War craft, etc. Why are US and UK intelligence agencies fearing from online gaming platform? US and British intelligence fear that Read More…

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