US Election: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Barack Obama publishes book “A Promised Land”

Published: November 17, 2020

On November 17, 2020, the former President of the United States Barack Obama published a memoir called “A Promised Land”. It is the first of the two volumes that Obama had written during his tenure as President of United States which is between 2009 and 2017. Highlights The book concludes with the killing of Osama ..

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Why US disagrees to grant Statehood to Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C.?

Published: November 16, 2020

The United States territory of Puerto Rico for the third time in ten years has voted in favour of statehood. It demands to be treated at par with the other 50 states of USA. On November 3, 2020, on the same day of US elections, majority of Puerto Ricans voted in favour of a non-binding ..

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Joe Biden announces 12-member COVID-19 Task Force under Vivek Murthy

Published: November 9, 2020

On November 8, 2020, the US President Joe Biden announced a 12-member Task Force to deal with COVID-19 in the United States of America. Key Highlights The task force is to be headed by a former General Surgeon Vivek Murthy and other officials from Food and Drug Administration and universities. It also included former Obama ..

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What does Joe Biden victory in US Elections mean to India?

Published: November 7, 2020

On November 7, 2020, Joe Biden was declared the winner of US Election, 2020. He is to become 46th President of the United States beating Donald Trump. Joe Biden for India Biden had played a key role in strengthening the relations between India and US as a Vice President and also as the Chairman of ..

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US Election 2020: Joe Biden wins Presidency defeating Donald Trump

Published: November 7, 2020

Joe Biden has won the US elections defeating Donald Trump. His Oath of Office as the 46th President of the US will be administered by the Chief Justice of Supreme Court. He is to assume office on January 20, 2021. The election results make Trump the first one term president since 1990. This year, the ..

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