Tuesday, 17 May, 2022
TopicKamala Harris

Topic: Kamala Harris

Biden’s pick Uzra Zeya had ‘helped’ Indian diplomat Khobragade’s maid during 2013 row

Indian American Uzra Zeya has been nominated as under secretary for civilian security, democracy, and human rights.

It’s not going to be easy, but ready to work—Kamala Harris ahead of being sworn as US VP

Kamala Harris was speaking at Martha's Table in Anacostia Monday while observing the National Day of Service, a day before the swearing-in ceremony of Joe Biden as US President.

‘Inauguration kolam’ to welcome Joe Biden, Kamala Harris as they take charge on 20 January

Kolam is a traditional south Indian rangoli that is made with rice flour by women to invite health and prosperity into their homes.

US Capitol saw much violence in 200 yrs. But Biden must repair more than just the building

What was under attack from Donald Trump supporters on Wednesday wasn’t just the US Capitol Building but also its complex history, political legacy, and democracy.

Kamala Harris receives first dose of Moderna Covid vaccine live on TV

The US Vice President-elect joins a growing number of elected officials and doctors who have received vaccine on camera to show Americans the shots are safe.

Google analysed billions of search requests in 2020. Here’s what it found

Google’s Year in Search 2020 provides a snapshot of the fears, anxieties, distractions, and obsessions of an extraordinary year.

Joe Biden, Kamala Harris named TIME magazine’s ‘2020 Person of the Year’

The magazine chose the US President-elect and Vice President-elect over other finalists including frontline workers, the Movement for Racial Justice, and Anthony Fauci.

US Vice President-elect Kamala Harris announces all-female slate of key senior staff

Tina Flournoy, who served various roles in the Clinton administration beginning with his 1992 campaign, will be Harris’ chief of staff.

Kamala Harris scoffs at the idea of a rematch against Trump in 2024

Trump recently has begun shifting focus away from his long-shot efforts to overturn the 2020 election results & toward a bid for the Republican nomination in the next election.

Joe Biden, Kamala Harris meet House speaker, Senate leader to discuss Covid relief

Biden, Harris, Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer discussed the surge in Covid cases & the corresponding economic strain that communities and small businesses are experiencing.

On Camera

YourTurn

Representational image | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Indian law needs to account for women, make finance inclusive

Indian women face multiple barriers in accessing finance in an equitable manner. Research suggests adding a gender lens to existing laws and financial products is crucial.
Vehicles at a petrol pump station in Bengaluru, on 4 March 2021 | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Heatwave sends Indians into air-conditioned cars for relief, petrol sales soar

Petrol sales have gone up 14% during 1-15 May from the corresponding period in April, a considerable amount especially in comparison to other fuels.

Defence

By special arrangement

Desi defence start-up helps Army go off decades-long dependence on imported cold-weather gear

While AROO does research on the product, manufacturing is handled by another company with which it has a tie-up. The first set of AROO gear was delivered in second half of 2021.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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