Articles about George HW Bush

Coronavirus: WHO eyeing half-billion vaccine doses by 2021's first quarter

05 Dec 2020

Coronavirus: WHO eyeing half-billion vaccine doses by 2021's first quarter

With encouraging news about the coronavirus vaccine trickling in, the World Health Organization said on Friday that it is expecting nearly half a billion doses will be available for distribution by the first quarter of 2021 under the global COVAX initiative.

Democrats name Joe Biden as official challenger to President Trump

19 Aug 2020

Democrats name Joe Biden as official challenger to President Trump

On Tuesday, USA's Democratic Party named former Vice President Joe Biden as the official candidate for the 2020 Presidential Elections, to take on incumbent President Donald Trump this November.

Delhi: Trump will stay at suite costing Rs. 8 lakh/night

21 Feb 2020

Delhi: Trump will stay at suite costing Rs. 8 lakh/night

With US President Donald Trump and his family members arriving in India next week, the ITC Maurya in Chanakyapuri, New Delhi, has made elaborate arrangements for the esteemed guests.

Inside Air Force One, US President Donald Trump's official aircraft

19 Feb 2020

Inside Air Force One, US President Donald Trump's official aircraft

United States President Donald Trump is scheduled to visit India on February 24 and 25.

How the US-Iran conflict began: A brief history

08 Jan 2020

How the US-Iran conflict began: A brief history

Over the past few days, tensions have heightened between the United States and Iran.

Who was Qassem Soleimani, the Iranian General US killed?

03 Jan 2020

Who was Qassem Soleimani, the Iranian General US killed?

Earlier on Friday, the United States confirmed to have killed Iranian Major-General Qassem Soleimani in an airstrike at Iraq's Baghdad Airport.

Sully, late George HW Bush's service dog, joins US Navy

01 Mar 2019

Sully, late George HW Bush's service dog, joins US Navy

In a commendable gesture, the US Navy has allotted a new job to Sully HW Bush, the former service dog of late George HW Bush to "support, comfort and cure" warriors and their families.

Heather Nauert withdraws her nomination for US envoy to UN

17 Feb 2019

Heather Nauert withdraws her nomination for US envoy to UN

In a surprise move, US State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert withdrew her nomination to replace Indian-American Nikki Haley as the top US diplomat at the United Nations, amid criticism by Democrats for her lack of diplomatic experience.

#ThatWas2018: Remembering some bright souls who left us this year

31 Dec 2018

#ThatWas2018: Remembering some bright souls who left us this year

Some extraordinary people, who were known for their amazing stories (Stan Lee), their music (Avicii), their stupendous brains (Stephen Hawking), and their service to their nation (George HW Bush) died this year.

Donald Trump, Melania meet Bush family ahead of ex-President's funeral

05 Dec 2018

Donald Trump, Melania meet Bush family ahead of ex-President's funeral

US President Donald Trump went in person yesterday to pay his respects to the grieving Bush family in his latest show of peacemaking with the political clan he once fought bitterly.

Former US President, George HW Bush dies at 94

01 Dec 2018

Former US President, George HW Bush dies at 94

George HW Bush, the 41st President of United States, died on Friday. He was 94 years old.

Despite sexual assault allegations, Kavanaugh gets backing for SC seat

06 Oct 2018

Despite sexual assault allegations, Kavanaugh gets backing for SC seat

Despite sexual assault allegations, Judge Brett Kavanaugh's appointment to the US Supreme Court is all but certain, with key senators having backed the embattled judge's nomination.

US becomes first member to withdraw from UN Human-Rights Council

20 Jun 2018

US becomes first member to withdraw from UN Human-Rights Council

The US became the first member to withdraw from the "hypocritical and self-serving" UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) yesterday, citing its 'chronic bias' against Israel and lack of reforms.

Former US President George HW Bush moves out of ICU

26 Apr 2018

Former US President George HW Bush moves out of ICU

Former US President George HW Bush who was hospitalized for an infection that had spread to his blood has been moved from the intensive care unit to a regular hospital room.

Ex-US President HW Bush hospitalized a day after wife's funeral

24 Apr 2018

Ex-US President HW Bush hospitalized a day after wife's funeral

Former US President George HW Bush (93) has been hospitalized to Houston Methodist Hospital on Monday after contracting an infection that spread to his blood, a day after his wife Barbara Bush's funeral, family spokesperson Jim McGrath said.

Former US First Lady Barbara Bush dies at 92

18 Apr 2018

Former US First Lady Barbara Bush dies at 92

Former US First Lady Barbara Bush died today at the age of 92.

Ex-US President George HW Bush's wife Barbara in 'failing health'

16 Apr 2018

Ex-US President George HW Bush's wife Barbara in 'failing health'

Barbara Bush, the wife of former US president George HW Bush, is in "failing health" and has decided to no longer seek medical treatment, family spokesman Jim McGrath said.

Donald Trump appoints hawkish John Bolton as the new NSA

23 Mar 2018

Donald Trump appoints hawkish John Bolton as the new NSA

In the latest move in an ongoing shake-up of US President Donald Trump's top advisors, John Bolton will replace the outgoing National Security Advisor HR McMaster.

US steel-curbs won't hit India, but others to be hurt

02 Mar 2018

US steel-curbs won't hit India, but others to be hurt

US president Donald Trump has announced steep tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. The formal declaration of 25%-tariffs on imported steel and 10%-tariffs on imported aluminum will probably be made next week.

Barack Obama defeats Donald Trump as America's most admired man

28 Dec 2017

Barack Obama defeats Donald Trump as America's most admired man

Donald Trump might have clinched victory in the US presidential elections, but his predecessor is still the most admired man in America.

US: House of Representatives bill targets lawmakers for sexual harassment

01 Dec 2017

US: House of Representatives bill targets lawmakers for sexual harassment

A new bill aimed at tackling sexual harassment within Congress has been introduced in the US House of Representatives.

Donald, Ivanka Trump celebrate first Diwali at the White House

18 Oct 2017

Donald, Ivanka Trump celebrate first Diwali at the White House

US President Donald Trump and daughter Ivanka celebrated their first Diwali at the White House.

Ex-Senator: India, US should jointly strike Pakistan's nuclear-weapon sites

26 Sep 2017

Ex-Senator: India, US should jointly strike Pakistan's nuclear-weapon sites

Former-US lawmaker Larry Pressler opined that India and the US should jointly launch a pre-emptive strike on Pakistan's nuclear weapon sites.

Trump breaks 64-years of precedent, gives just one solo presser

08 Aug 2017

Trump breaks 64-years of precedent, gives just one solo presser

US President Donald Trump's dislike for the news media is no secret, he largely prefers Twitter for disseminating information.

US could have captured Osama as early as 2002

17 Jul 2017

US could have captured Osama as early as 2002

Investigative journalists Adrian Levy and Cathy Scott-Clark's new book 'The Exile' has revealed some shocking details on the 9/11 mastermind Osama bin Laden and al Qaeda.

Kenneth Juster to be next US Envoy to India?

22 Jun 2017

Kenneth Juster to be next US Envoy to India?

US President Donald Trump's aide and White House's top brass Kenneth Juster will be the next US Ambassador to India.

Trump expected to unveil new Cuba policy next week

10 Jun 2017

Trump expected to unveil new Cuba policy next week

US President Donald Trump is expected to announce a new Cuba policy in speech in a Miami on June 16.

Trump administration close to completing Cuba policy review

30 May 2017

Trump administration close to completing Cuba policy review

Sources have revealed that the Trump administration is close to completing a policy review which will determine the degree to which former President Barack Obama's engagement with Cuba could be rolled back.

Shoe thrown at Union Minister Mansukh Mandaviya in Gujarat

29 May 2017

Shoe thrown at Union Minister Mansukh Mandaviya in Gujarat

Union Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways, Mansukh Mandaviya had a shoe hurled at him on Sunday at a public function in Vallabhipur town in Gujarat's Bhavnagar district.

Roger Ailes Dead- Fox News co-founder passes away at 77

19 May 2017

Roger Ailes Dead- Fox News co-founder passes away at 77

The scandal-plagued, ousted co-founder of Fox News, Roger Ailes, has died at 77.

Trump may mediate Indo-Pak peace process

04 Apr 2017

Trump may mediate Indo-Pak peace process

US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley hinted that US President Donald Trump may involve himself in the Indo-Pak peace process.

Democrats mull options to block nomination of Trump's justice nominee

04 Apr 2017

Democrats mull options to block nomination of Trump's justice nominee

Democrats said they will use a tactic called filibuster to thwart the confirmation of US President Donald Trump's nominee for justice, Neil Gorsuch, bringing in the necessary 41 votes.

White House: President Trump would host PM Modi this year

29 Mar 2017

White House: President Trump would host PM Modi this year

In a statement on Tuesday, the White House said President Trump was looking forward to host Prime Minister Modi later this year.

Neil Gorsuch vows independence from President Trump

22 Mar 2017

Neil Gorsuch vows independence from President Trump

US President Donald Trump's nominee for justice, Neil Gorsuch, vowed independence and assured he wouldn't hesitate to rule against Trump, at the Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing.

High-stakes hearing for confirmation of Trump's justice nominee begins

21 Mar 2017

High-stakes hearing for confirmation of Trump's justice nominee begins

A US Senate Committee began a hearing on on March 20 on confirmation of Neil Gorsuch, President Donald Trump's nominee for justice.

Women in Oklahoma may need men's written consent to abort

15 Feb 2017

Women in Oklahoma may need men's written consent to abort

Oklahoma passed a proposal which calls for women to obtain permission from their sexual partner to 'allow' them to have an abortion.

Trump lawsuits 10 times more than last 3 US presidents

10 Feb 2017

Trump lawsuits 10 times more than last 3 US presidents

Since taking over the most prestigious seat in the US, President Donald Trump has been named in 55 federal cases in 17 American states, mostly because of his anti-immigration order.

Trump: Will work with Russia to resolve Ukraine crisis

05 Feb 2017

Trump: Will work with Russia to resolve Ukraine crisis

US President Donald Trump had a telephone conversation with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko. Trump stated that he will work closely with Kiev and Moscow to resolve the Ukraine crisis.

Trump urges rule-breaking to confirm Neil Gorsuch

02 Feb 2017

Trump urges rule-breaking to confirm Neil Gorsuch

A day after nominating Neil Gorsuch to fill in a permanent seat at the Supreme Court, Donald Trump encouraged the US Senate's Republican leader to resort to the "nuclear option" of dismissing longstanding chamber rules if need be in order to confirm the nomination.

Trump nominates conservative judge for SC

01 Feb 2017

Trump nominates conservative judge for SC

US President Donald Trump has nominated conservative judge Neil N. Gorsuch for a lifetime job on the US Supreme Court.