US President Donald Trump Current Affairs, GK & News

What is 1776 Commission?

The White House recently released the 1776 Commission report. The 1776 Commission was setup by President Trump when he was lagging behind the president elect Joe Biden during the US President Election 2020. The 1776 Commission The 1776 Commission was a counter to the 1619 project. It was an eighteen-member commission. It did not include ..

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What is “George Floyd” protest in news currently?

The United States is facing nation wide protests over the death of an African American George Floyd. Highlights George Floyd, an African American man of age 46 died after the police arrested him near a shop in Minneapolis, Minnesota. This has created the current unrest in the country. Mr Floyd was from Houston and has ..

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What is Treaty on Open Skies recently in news?

The US President Donald Trump recently announced that USA is to withdraw from Open Skies treaty. About the Treaty The Treaty on Open Skies was signed in 2002. The treaty established an aerial surveillance system for its participants. There are 34 members that signed the treaty. Both US and Russia are signatories of the treaty. ..

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Indian American nominated as OECD Envoy by the US President Trump

On May 6, 2020, the US President Donald Trump appointed Indian American Diplomat Manisha Singh as his envoy to OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development). Highlights Manisha Singh was the secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs. She will now act as US representative to OECD. She had also served as secretary of ..

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Indian American appointed as US representative to IBRD

On May 5, 2020, the US President Donald Trump had nominated Indian American Ashok Michael Pinto as the US representative to IBRD (International Bank of Reconstruction and Development). Highlights Mr Pinto replaced Erik Bethel. Mr Bethel resigned from the post. Pinto was serving the Counselor to Under Secretary for International Affairs in the department of ..

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