Joe Biden Current Affairs, GK & News

US Senate passes bill to avert Government Shutdown

The US Congress recently passed a stop gap bill to avert government shutdown. The bill extended the funding through mid – February. The bill is usually passed so that the US Government does not run out of money. Why was the bill passed? The bill was passed to overcome brinkmanship over vaccine mandates. Brinkmanship is ..

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US invites Taiwan to its Summit for Democracy

US President Joe Biden has invited Taiwan, along with more than 100 countries, for a virtual summit. Key Points US not invited China and Russia for this meeting. This conference was a campaign pledge by President Biden. He placed the struggle between ‘autocratic governments’ and democracies at the heart of his foreign policy. Even though ..

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India-US bilateral meet on September 24

Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi will hold meeting with US President, Joe Biden on September 24, 2021 in Washington. Highlights During the meeting, both the sides will discuss regarding the developments in Afghanistan, ways to combat radicalism, extremism & cross-border terrorism and expansion of India-US global partnership. Both of them want to talk regarding the ..

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US imposes Sanctions on Cuban Police Force and Leaders

USA has imposed sanctions on the Cuban police force and two of their leaders following recent protests in Cuba against the Communist government of the country. Highlights Earlier this month, thousands of protesters took to the streets frustrated with the crippled economy along with lack of food and electricity. President of USA Joe Biden said ..

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US authorizes Emergency Fund of $100 million for Afghan migrants

President of USA, Joe Biden, has authorized 100 million USD from an emergency fund to meet the refugee needs which is stemming from the geo-political situation in Afghanistan, which also includes the special immigration Afghan visa applicants.   Highlights Release of $200 million, has also been approved, in articles and services from the inventories of ..

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