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National Concerns: US govt’s new guidelines for foreign students affect Indians

US govt’s new guidelines will impact Indians Approx Read Time: 7 minutes In News: US govt’s new guidelines will impact Indians The United States has announced that international students will have to leave the country or risk deportation if their universities moved classes entirely online in the upcoming fall semester. Over a million foreign students study in …

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Security Concerns: Huawei, ZTE are security threats, says US FCC

Huawei, ZTE are security threats, says US FCC Approx Read Time: 5 minutes In News: The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has designated Huawei Technologies Co. and ZTE Corp. as national security threats, a step toward driving the Chinese manufacturers from the U.S. market. The FCC has claimed that both companies have close ties to the …

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National Concerns: With Vande flights facing curbs, India considers ‘travel bubbles’

US curbs Vande Bharat Flights Approx Read Time: 5 minutes In News: The US government has restricted charter flights from India, accusing India of “unfair and discriminatory practices” by violating a treaty governing aviation between the two countries. News Summary: US curbs Vande Bharat Flights India’s national carrier Air India has been making flights under …

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The US sanctions against International Criminal Court: How things got here?

US sanctions against International Criminal Court Approx Read Time: 5 minutes In News: US President Donald Trump authorized sanctions against ICC officials involved in investigations into possible war crimes by US troops or those of its allies. News Summary: US sanctions against International Criminal Court In 2019, the ICC’s chief prosecutor Fatou Bensouda (a Gambian …

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Extra Bytes: George Floyd protests flare in U.S. cities

George Floyd protests flare in U.S. cities Approx Read Time: 6 minutes In News: George Floyd, an African-American man, died recently in Minneapolis, US while he was being violently restrained by the police, with an officer pressing his knee into his neck of the victim. The incident has resulted in protests in many cities across …

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