US President: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

25th Amendment of US Constitution

The US President Donald Trump and the first lady have tested positive to COVID-19. He is currently treated at the Walter Reed Medical Centre. Highlights The 74-year-old President is working from the centre. If his health deteriorates, the vice president will take over his role. The provisions to the scenario was provided by the 25th ..

UAE became the first Gulf country to establish diplomatic relations with Israel

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has become the first-ever Gulf country and the third in the Arab world to establish diplomatic relations with Israel as part of a deal to halt the controversial annexation of parts of the West Bank that Palestinians see as part of their future state. US President has hailed this move. ..

Trump signs order to restrict use of H1B visa

The US President, Donald Trump, has signed an executive order in order to restrict federal agencies from contracting and sub-contracting foreign workers, hurting the cause of Indian IT Professionals, who mainly go to the US on the H-1B Visa. Background The move comes on the backdrop of the order of the government to suspend the ..

US bars Foreign Students taking Online Courses from Entry to the Country

The US President has announced new guidelines that are going to block any new student planning to take admission in the online-only study from entering the United States. The Immigration and Customs Enforcement has clarified that non-immigrant students in new or initial status after March 9 will not be able to enter the country in ..

US approves IADWS sales to India

The United States has recently approved the sale of an Integrated Air Defence Weapon System (IADWS) to India. The Weapon system is to be sold for an estimated cost of $1.9 billion. India would deploy the IADWS to modernise its armed forces and enhance its air defence architecture. The trade deal is proposed to be ..