World Bank President Malpass to step down
David Robert Malpass is an economist from the USA. He has been serving as the President of the World Bank since 2019. He served as Economic Advisor to former US President Donald Trump. He recently announced that he is resigning. ..
Tags: Climate change • climate denier • David Malpass • Donald Trump • World Bank President
Month: Current Affairs - February, 2023
Category: Awards, Persons & Places in News • Persons in News
US launches Welcome Corps Scheme
The United States Government recently launched a scheme called “Welcome Corps” to allow its citizens to offer sanctuaries to refugees. The scheme is aimed at expanding the capacity of the US Refugee Admissions Program (USRAP) and will help the public ..
Tags: Donald Trump • Joe Biden • Refugees • Title 42 • Welcome Corps Scheme
Month: Current Affairs - January, 2023
Category: International / World Current Affairs
Taiwan Patriot Missile Defence System
The US government recently approved a sale of 100 million USD worth equipment to maintain and improve the Taiwan Patriot Missile Defence System. This will upgrade the system. This decision was made during Trump administration in 2019. US does not ..
Tags: Anti-ballistic missile • Donald Trump • Persian Gulf • Surface to air missiles • US-China
Month: Current Affairs - February, 2022
Category: Defence Current Affairs • International / World Current Affairs
TRUTH Social: Donald Trump’s New Social Media Platform
Former US President, Donald Trump, has launched his own social media network called “TRUTH Social”.Key FactsThis platform was launched after Donald Trump faced bans from Facebook and Twitter.Trump’s social media platform will stand up to the pattern of Big Tech.This ..
Tags: Donald Trump • special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) • Trump Media and Technology Group (TMTG) • TRUTH Social App
Month: Current Affairs - October, 2021
US House passes No Ban Act
The US House of Representatives recently passed a bill that will limit the ability of the President to impose religion-based travel ban. It is informally called “No Ban Act”.Why was the act passed?The No Ban Act was passed in response ..
Tags: Donald Trump • Joe Biden • Muslim • NO BAN Act • Travel Ban
Month: Current Affairs - April, 2021
US on Refugee Cap
The US President Joe Biden has planned to lift the refugee cap by May 2021. The former President Donald Trump had imposed historically low cap, on refugees. Trump had earlier set the Refugee cap to 15,000. This was the lowest ..
Tags: Donald Trump • Joe Biden • Refugee • Refugee crisis • United Nations Refugee Agency