USA Current Affairs, GK & News

Sweden and Finland Request to join NATO

Finland and Sweden submitted their application to join North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). Why did Finland and Sweden decide to join NATO? Although Finland and Sweden have a non-alignment policy, they were always close to NATO. The 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine prompted them to join NATO and seek its safety net. What is North ..

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Second Global summit on Covid-19

The Second Global Summit on COVID-19 was recently held virtually. Who hosted the Second Global Summit on COVID-19? The summit was co-hosted by the United States, Belize, Germany, Indonesia, and Senegal. What are the objectives of the Second Global Summit on COVID-19? To accelerate efforts to increase global vaccine coverage. To enhance access to tests ..

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USA Affordable Connectivity Program

A new initiative has been announced by US President Joe Biden to expand the access to high-speed internet for low-income households across the United States for around USD 30 per month. How many broadband providers have partnered for this program? For this program, 20 broadband providers have partnered and they will be covering over 80 ..

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U.S’ Ban on Russian Oil Imports

On 8th March 2022, President of U.S. Joe Biden imposed an immediate ban on oil and gas energy imports from Russia, by signing an executive order. About the ban The ban on oil imports is in support of the Ukrainian people amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The ban got huge support from U.S. voters ..

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North Korea Spy Satellite

A day after regional military agencies confirmed the country’s second ballistic missile launch in a week, North Korea performed another test for reconnaissance satellite systems. Overview: The launch was carried out by North Korea’s National Aerospace Development Administration (NADA) and the Academy of Defence Science with the aim of developing a reconnaissance satellite. It was ..

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