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Tag Archives: Barack Obama

US regulator repeals Obama’s net neutrality rules

  Washington: The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has voted to roll back “net neutrality” rules adopted in 2015 that required internet service providers to treat all online traffic equally. In the rules adopted in 2015 under then US President Barack Obama, internet service providers were not allowed to block or degrade access to legal content,…

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Obama’s tweet most-liked ever, Trump has none

  San Francisco: Although US President Donald Trump creates a lot of buzz on Twitter round the clock but it is his predecessor Barack Obama who has the most-liked tweet of 2017 in his kitty. According to Twitter’s year-in-review list, Obama’s tweet reacting to racist violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, in August was not only the most-liked…

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New information age helping terrorists, tyrants prosper: Obama

  New Delhi: Stressing upon the need to regulate the Internet to save democracies, former US President Barack Obama said on Friday that while more people are being connected than ever, the new information age is also helping terrorists, tyrants and bad elements prosper and propel their propaganda. “Technology is bridging the gap in the developing…

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Obama praises Manmohan Singh

  New Delhi: At a time when Manmohan Singh is under attack from the ruling BJP, former US President Barack Obama on Friday praised the former Prime Minister saying he was a great support in the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis. “(Manmohan) Singh was the primary partner while we were working during the financial meltdown…

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US measures major setback in bilateral relations: Cuba

  Havana: The Cuban government has said that US restrictions on travel and business with Havana represent a serious setback to bilateral relations. The measures, which will take effect on Thursday, enact the memorandum signed in June by US President Donald Trump, in which he expressed his intention to reverse his predecessor Barack Obama’s detente with…

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Biden slams Trump as ‘charlatan’

  Washington: Former US Vice President Joe Biden has slammed President Donald Trump as a “charlatan”, arguing that he takes advantage of frustrated middle class voters who have become his “targets”. “These people aren’t prejudiced. They’re realistic. And they become targets to charlatans,” Biden said in Chicago on Wednesday, referring to middle class voters who supported…

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Obama didn’t contact families of fallen troops: Trump

  Washington: US President Donald Trump falsely asserted that his predecessor, Barack Obama did not contact the families of American troops killed in duty, the media reported. Trump was responding to a question about why he had not spoken publicly about the killing of four Green Berets in an ambush in Niger two weeks ago when…

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US to announce repeal of clean power plan

  Washington: The US government on Tuesday will formally announce a repeal of the Clean Power Plan, a signature effort by former US President Barack Obama to curb greenhouse gas emissions, the media reported. Scott Pruitt, head of the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), announced at an event in Kentucky that he will sign a proposed…

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Trump sends immigration plan to Congress, mum on H1-B visas 

  New York: US President Donald Trump has sent a new 70-point enforcement plan to Congress proposing the stiffest reforms ever offered by an administration, but kept mum on the H1-B visas. Trump’s request for sweeping immigration reforms unveiled by the White house Sunday night would continue to allow the spouses and children of immigrants to…

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Trump plans to scrap Obama’s GHG reduction plan

  Washington: US President Donald Trump plans to scrap his predecessor Barack Obamas signature plan for reducing greenhouse-gas emissions from the nations power plants, arguing that the previous administration overstepped its legal authority, the media reported. A 43-page proposal, which is expected to be made public over the coming days, comes months after Trump issued a…

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