USA Current Affairs - 2020

US to Designate Iran’s Revolutionary Guards a Foreign Terrorist Group

President Trump Administration of US has announced its intent to designate the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) and its Quds Force, as a foreign terrorist organisation (FTO) in accordance with Section 219 of the Immigration and Nationality Act. The designation is expected to take effect from April 15. The designation as FTO will impose sweeping Read More…

David Malpass appointed as President of World Bank

David Malpass who held a senior role at the US Treasury and was the undersecretary for international affairs has been appointed as the President of World Bank. He was nominated by the US president Donald Trump. David Malpass had also held senior roles in the US Treasury during the Reagan and George HW Bush administrations. Read More…

US House votes to end American involvement in Yemen’s Civil War

The US House of Representatives has voted to end US involvement in Yemen’s civil war. The resolution to end the American Involvement in the civil war was approved by 247 to 175 votes. The resolution directs the US President to remove US Armed Forces from hostilities in or affecting the Republic of Yemen within 30 Read More…

South Korea Launched the world’s First Nationwide 5G mobile Network

South Korea launched the world’s first nationwide 5G mobile networks on 11 pm April 3, 2019. Three top telecom providers SK Telecom, KT, and LG Uplus launched the 5G services. South Korea launched the 5G services two days ahead of the schedule as there were speculations that US mobile carrier Verizon might start its 5G Read More…

US approves sale of 24 MH 60 Romeo Seahawk helicopters to India

The United States Department of State on Tuesday approved the sale of 24 multi-role MH-60 Romeo Seahawk helicopters to India at a price of $2.4 billion (Rs 16,516 crore). Sale of MH 60 Romeo Seahawk helicopters The Lockheed Martin-built helicopters will replace India’s ageing fleet of British-made Sea King helicopters. MH-60 Romeo Seahawk helicopters will Read More…