United States of America Current Affairs, GK & News

New US rules on Drones

The Federal Aviation Administration if the United States has recently issued new guidelines that eases restrictions on the use of drones. This is likely to expand the commercial uses of the technology in the country. Key Features The guidelines were issued by amending the Federal Aviation Administration Act of 2018. The guidelines allow operation of ..

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Trump signs package to fund Government and COVID-19 relief

The US President Donald Trump recently signed the 900 billion USD relief package that will help in Government funding and COVID-19 relief measures. About the package It is a part of the 2.3 trillion USD spending package. It also includes provisions that will allow the sanction of 1.4 trillion USD that will be used to ..

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What is Solarwinds Orion Hack?

The United States of America recently issued an emergency directive on all federal civilian Agencies to power down their solarwinds Orion IT management tools. The direction was issued due to a security breach. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) of the United States recently issued an emergency directive in response to known compromise involving ..

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Virgin Galactic: SpaceShip Unity Test Flight fails

Recently, the test flight of the SpaceShip Two Unity was aborted by the Virgin Galactic. This was because the Virgin Galactic Space Ship Two Unity spacecraft that was released from the mother ship lost connection. This was detected by the computers as the fail-safe scenario and the rocket did not continue. It was a crewed ..

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US troops in Afghanistan and Iraq withdrawn partially

On November 17, 2020, the US Government announced that the US troops in Afghanistan and Iraq will be reduced. The US forces in Afghanistan is to be reduced from 4,500 to 2,500 and in Iraq from 3,000 to 2,500. NATO on withdrawal of troops According to NATO, by withdrawing forces, the United States is putting ..

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