Trump

Timelines
Healthcare workers in UK begin COVID-19 hydroxychloroquine trial

21 May 2020

Healthcare workers in UK begin COVID-19 hydroxychloroquine trial

Healthcare workers in the United Kingdom will begin taking hydroxychloroquine on Thursday as part of a trial to test the drug's efficacy in preventing COVID-19.

Coronavirus: Brazil records biggest spike in COVID-19 cases, deaths

20 May 2020

Coronavirus: Brazil records biggest spike in COVID-19 cases, deaths

Brazil on Tuesday saw the biggest jump in deaths due to COVID-19. The nation's death toll rose by 1,179 to 17,971, according to its Health Ministry.

Trump threatens WHO with permanent funding freeze, gives 30-day time

19 May 2020

Trump threatens WHO with permanent funding freeze, gives 30-day time

The World Health Organization (WHO) hasn't served America's interests and it would be unfair to fund the body with taxpayers' money, United States President Donald Trump told the apex health body in a strongly-worded letter.

Donald Trump says he is taking anti-malarial drug Hydroxychloroquine

19 May 2020

Donald Trump says he is taking anti-malarial drug Hydroxychloroquine

United States President Donald Trump made a surprising revelation on Monday, saying that he has been taking the anti-malarial drug, Hydroxychloroquine, for a week and a half now.

US will send ventilators to India, announces President Donald Trump

16 May 2020

US will send ventilators to India, announces President Donald Trump

United States President Donald Trump said on Saturday that his country will be sending ventilators to "friends in India".

Trump calls Fauci's warning against reopening US schools 'not acceptable'

14 May 2020

Trump calls Fauci's warning against reopening US schools 'not acceptable'

United States President Donald Trump on Wednesday said that a warning given by the nation's top medical advisor over reopening schools was "not acceptable."

Alec Baldwin returns as Donald Trump for 'SNL' finale

11 May 2020

Alec Baldwin returns as Donald Trump for 'SNL' finale

Alec Baldwin once again reprised his famous imitation of US President Donald Trump on the recently-concluded season finale of Saturday Night Live this weekend.

Coronavirus outbreak: UFC to go ahead as planned

09 May 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: UFC to go ahead as planned

The controversial mixed martial arts card scheduled In Florida will go ahead as planned even after one of the undercard fighters tested positive for coronavirus.

Biden sex assault accuser says he should quit Presidential race

08 May 2020

Biden sex assault accuser says he should quit Presidential race

Tara Reade, who has accused United States Presidential candidate Joe Biden of sexual assault, has said that he should withdraw from the 2020 race.

US set to disband emergency task force handling COVID-19 crisis

06 May 2020

US set to disband emergency task force handling COVID-19 crisis

The United States is looking to disband the White House task force on COVID-19.

60-day grace period for H-1B visa holders, green card applicants

02 May 2020

60-day grace period for H-1B visa holders, green card applicants

The United States on Friday announced a grace period of 60 days to H-1B visa holders and green card applicants, who have been asked to produce various documents.

After health speculations, North Korea's Kim Jong-un makes first appearance

02 May 2020

After health speculations, North Korea's Kim Jong-un makes first appearance

North Korea's supreme leader Kim Jong-un made his first public appearance on Friday, weeks after speculations about his ill health took over global media.

Trump says he's seen evidence coronavirus originated from Chinese lab

01 May 2020

Trump says he's seen evidence coronavirus originated from Chinese lab

Upping his attack on Beijing on Thursday, US President Donald Trump said he had seen evidence that the coronavirus originated from a lab in China. He fell short of providing details of the evidence he had seen.

2 lakh H-1B workers could lose legal status by June

29 Apr 2020

2 lakh H-1B workers could lose legal status by June

The coronavirus pandemic has presented an additional obstacle for guest workers in the United States.

More Americans have died of coronavirus than during Vietnam war

29 Apr 2020

More Americans have died of coronavirus than during Vietnam war

In less than three months since the first coronavirus-linked death was reported in the United States, the deadly virus has taken more American lives than the Vietnam war which concluded in 1975 after two decades of fighting.

USCIRF slams India over religious freedom, New Delhi dismisses findings

29 Apr 2020

USCIRF slams India over religious freedom, New Delhi dismisses findings

Claiming that religious minorities aren't being treated well in India, the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) on Tuesday urged the Donald Trump administration to label it as a "country of particular concern".

Coronavirus: Donald Trump faces backlash after suggesting 'injections' of disinfectant

24 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: Donald Trump faces backlash after suggesting 'injections' of disinfectant

A massive public outcry followed after United States President Donald Trump suggested "injections" of disinfectant and exposure to ultraviolet light as ways to treat the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

Sunlight, heat, and humidity weakens coronavirus, says US official

24 Apr 2020

Sunlight, heat, and humidity weakens coronavirus, says US official

On Thursday, a US official said the deadly coronavirus weakens when exposed to sunlight, heat, and humidity, making way for hopes that the pandemic might come to an end in summer months.

Coronavirus will be with us for long time, says WHO

23 Apr 2020

Coronavirus will be with us for long time, says WHO

As deaths across the globe due to COVID-19 continue unabated, the World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday warned that the coronavirus is here to stay.

Delhi riots: Why was UAPA used against Umar Khalid?

22 Apr 2020

Delhi riots: Why was UAPA used against Umar Khalid?

In connection to riots that broke out in the National Capital in February, the Delhi Police invoked Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) against at least four persons namely Meeran Haider (Chhatra Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) member), Safoora Zargar (media coordinator of Jamia Coordination Committee), Umar Khalid (former JNU student), and Bhajanpura resident Danish.

Trump halts immigration for 60-days, will affect green card seekers

22 Apr 2020

Trump halts immigration for 60-days, will affect green card seekers

A day after he announced the plans to halt immigration into the United States "temporarily", President Donald Trump said there will be a ban on those seeking permanent residency for 60 days.

Donald Trump will temporarily suspend immigration into US

21 Apr 2020

Donald Trump will temporarily suspend immigration into US

As coronavirus continues to rip the United States apart, President Donald Trump said he would be signing an executive order to temporarily suspend immigration into the country.

Coronavirus: Thousands in US file class-action lawsuit against China

20 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: Thousands in US file class-action lawsuit against China

Amid a global outcry over China's handling of the coronavirus outbreak, 10,000 Americans have reportedly signed a class-action lawsuit against the country.

Nobel-winning virologist says coronavirus was created in Wuhan's lab

20 Apr 2020

Nobel-winning virologist says coronavirus was created in Wuhan's lab

Luc Antoine Montagnier, the French virologist who had won the 2008 Nobel Prize in Medicine, has claimed the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, is man-made.

Wuhan lab intern accidentally leaked novel coronavirus, says US media

18 Apr 2020

Wuhan lab intern accidentally leaked novel coronavirus, says US media

As the question of the origins of the novel coronavirus remains unanswered, reports claimed that the virus may have leaked from a laboratory in China's Wuhan city.

Defying social distancing rules, Ivanka Trump travels for Jewish holiday

17 Apr 2020

Defying social distancing rules, Ivanka Trump travels for Jewish holiday

Ignoring social distancing guidelines laid down by her own father, the President of United States Donald Trump, to fight coronavirus, Ivanka Trump flew from Washington DC to New Jersey to celebrate Passover, a major Jewish holiday.

Coronavirus: From first to second million in just 13 days

16 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: From first to second million in just 13 days

In what serves as another reminder of how contagious the coronavirus is, the worldwide cases topped 2 million (20 lakhs) on Wednesday. Across the globe, 2,064,115 have contracted the infection and 137,020 have died.

Hit by coronavirus, US could start reopening in May

13 Apr 2020

Hit by coronavirus, US could start reopening in May

Battered by the coronavirus pandemic, the United States is looking at reopening some parts of its economy by May, the government's expert on the infectious disease hinted on Sunday.

WHO chief calls for unity as Trump threatens fund cut

09 Apr 2020

WHO chief calls for unity as Trump threatens fund cut

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the Director-General of the World Health Organization, responded to criticism about the body's handling of the coronavirus pandemic, saying that the disease can be defeated with unity.

Trump thanks Modi for Hydroxychloroquine, latter says "we'll win together"

09 Apr 2020

Trump thanks Modi for Hydroxychloroquine, latter says "we'll win together"

As India agreed to export a batch of Hydroxychloroquine to the United States, the gesture was appreciated by US President Donald Trump who said he will not forget this contribution.

Bernie Sanders drops out of US Presidential race

08 Apr 2020

Bernie Sanders drops out of US Presidential race

United States Senator Bernie Sanders on Wednesday suspended his campaign for the 2020 Presidential elections.

On Hydroxychloroquine, Trump ditches threatening tone, says 'Modi was great'

08 Apr 2020

On Hydroxychloroquine, Trump ditches threatening tone, says 'Modi was great'

Hours after he threatened India with retaliation if Hydroxychloroquine, a drug considered important in the battle against coronavirus, is not exported, United States President Donald Trump took a softer tone saying that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was "great".

Accusing WHO of being China-centric, Trump threatens to cut funding

08 Apr 2020

Accusing WHO of being China-centric, Trump threatens to cut funding

US President Donald Trump is angry that the World Health Organization (WHO), the health arm of the United Nations, didn't take strong steps to deal with the coronavirus pandemic, which landed the US in the current situation.

Trump threatens retaliation if India doesn't export Hydroxychloroquine to US

07 Apr 2020

Trump threatens retaliation if India doesn't export Hydroxychloroquine to US

US President Donald Trump has declared India might face retaliation if New Delhi doesn't clear the export of Hydroxychloroquine, an anti-malarial drug that the United States President has touted as a "game-changer" in the battle against coronavirus.

Coronavirus: Trump asks India to release hydroxychloroquine ordered by US

05 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: Trump asks India to release hydroxychloroquine ordered by US

United States President Donald Trump has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to release the hold on an order of the anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine.

Coronavirus: US reports 1,500 single-day deaths; new global record

04 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: US reports 1,500 single-day deaths; new global record

The United States on Saturday recorded the highest number of single-day deaths for any nation around the world due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

US body asks Trump to suspend H-1B program amid layoffs

01 Apr 2020

US body asks Trump to suspend H-1B program amid layoffs

A United States workers' body has approached President Donald Trump demanding the suspension of this year's H-1B and H-2B visa programs.

865 die of coronavirus in United States in 24 hours

01 Apr 2020

865 die of coronavirus in United States in 24 hours

In a span of 24 hours until Tuesday evening, the United States lost 865 lives to the deadly coronavirus, and the total tally crossed 4,000, John Hopkins University said on Wednesday.

Coronavirus: Anticipating job loss, H-1B workers seek extension in US

31 Mar 2020

Coronavirus: Anticipating job loss, H-1B workers seek extension in US

With the global economy dwindling in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, professionals working on H-1B visas in the United States fear massive job cuts, hence, they have asked the administration to allow them to stay there for longer.

US won't pay for Harry and Meghan's protection, announces Trump

30 Mar 2020

US won't pay for Harry and Meghan's protection, announces Trump

The security of former British royals, Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle will not be funded by the United States government, President Donald Trump said on Sunday, confirming the news that the couple has shifted to Los Angeles from Canada.