Tuesday, 25 January, 2022
TopicKamala Harris

Topic: Kamala Harris

US Vice President Kamala Harris to meet PM Modi on 23 September ahead of Quad Summit

US President Joe Biden will host PM Modi for their first in-person bilateral meeting at the White House on 24 September. The Quad summit will be hosted by Biden later that day.

Indian-American health policy expert Meena Seshamani appointed US Center for Medicare director

Sheshamani, 43, will lead the Centre's efforts in serving the people 65 or older, people with disabilities and people with End-Stage Renal Disease that rely on Medicare coverage.

Kamala Harris to BJP, Congress, all revolutionaries in opposition, status quo-ist in power

When in opposition, do as the people want you to. But when in power, do as you want to.

In 1st foreign trip as VP, Kamala Harris ensures greater cooperation between Mexico, US

Simultaneously, the Biden administration announced a number of new commitments to combat trafficking, smuggling, and corruption, as well as investments in economic development.

Kamala Harris makes first phone call to PM Modi, informs US is sending vaccines to India

The Biden-Harris administration has decided to share at least 80 million vaccines globally by June end. Approximately 7 million of these will go to Asian countries including India.

New York Post reporter quits after being ‘forced’ to write false story on Kamala Harris

A front page story on New York Post Sunday falsely claimed that undocumented minors were being welcomed to the US with copies of a children's book authored by Vice President Harris.

Madam Chief Minister on Netflix one more example why female politicians in India dress down

While US Vice President Kamala Harris can Instagram her high heels, a Priyanka Gandhi or Mayawati doing the same in India will be looked down upon.

Meena Harris trolled for anti-White racism after she gets Colorado shooter ID wrong, deletes tweet

Meena Harris deletes tweet after Colorado police identify shooter as someone of Syrian descent. She clarifies she made an assumption since shooter was taken into custody alive.

Kamala Harris has first major task laid out for her: solving migrant influx on border

Harris will have two goals in her new role — develop strategies to stop flow of migrants and establish better relationships with Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador.

Kamala Harris makes solo debut with ‘Help is Here’ tour, selling $1.9 tn relief law

The trip is part of a cross-country blitz planned by US President and top administration officials to promote the relief package and ensure Democrats get credit for it from voters.

On Camera

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Representative image of Army | ANI

Central Vista, old army uniforms—why this year’s Republic Day parade is a source of pride

Days of Mughal or British glory are over. Central Vista is Indian govt's modern structure, and uniforms are sources of pride.
A Chinese flag being raised in the Lujiazui Financial District of Shanghai | Photo: Qilai Shen | Bloomberg

India among Asian destinations for investors fleeing Chinese real estate debt crisis

Both Goldman Sachs & CreditSights consider Indian companies attractive. While the first recommends high-yield renewables, the latter considers financial firms to well shielded here.

Defence

The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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