Kamala Devi Harris remembers India-born mother during NIH visit for Covid-19 vaccine

Kamala Devi Harris remembers India-born mother during NIH visit for Covid-19 vaccine

It was a visit fraught with nostalgia for Vice President Kamala Devi Harris as she fondly remembered her India-born mother, the late Dr. Shyamala Gopalan, who frequented the Bethesda-based National Institutes of Health (NIH). Continue reading Kamala Devi Harris remembers India-born mother during NIH visit for Covid-19 vaccine

Kamala Devi Harris becomes first Indian-origin, woman Vice President of the United States of America

Kamala Devi Harris becomes first Indian-origin, woman Vice President of the United States of America

Kamala Devi Harris – a woman, of Indian descent – has been sworn in as vice president of the United States of America at an inauguration ceremony like no other given the dual threats of an ongoing coronavirus pandemic and domestic terrorism in wake of the US Capitol attack. Continue reading Kamala Devi Harris becomes first Indian-origin, woman Vice President of the United States of America

Joe Biden, Kamala Harris extend Diwali greetings, look forward to celebrating festival of lights at White House next year

Joe Biden, Kamala Harris extend Diwali greetings, look forward to celebrating festival of lights at White House next year

In a joint statement, President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris said, “As Diwali is celebrated via video calls and while socially distanced this year, we look forward to celebrating Diwali at the White House next year – in person, together with you, and in a nation healed and united”. Continue reading Joe Biden, Kamala Harris extend Diwali greetings, look forward to celebrating festival of lights at White House next year

President-elect Joe Biden picks Indian-American trailblazer Vivek Murthy to lead new coronavirus task force

President-elect Joe Biden picks Indian-American trailblazer Vivek Murthy to lead new coronavirus task force

Dr. Vivek Murthy who has been advising President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris about the pandemic throughout the year will co-chair the Transition Covid-19 Advisory Board constituting a diverse and experienced group of doctors and scientists. Continue reading President-elect Joe Biden picks Indian-American trailblazer Vivek Murthy to lead new coronavirus task force

Joe Biden extols Indian-Americans as “pillars” of the country for their courage and sacrifices

Joe Biden extols Indian-Americans as “pillars” of the country for their courage and sacrifices

If he is elected president, Kamala Devi Harris “will be the first Indian-American vice president in the history of the United States of America”, Joe Biden gushed in a prerecorded message designed to court the highly educated and affluent Indian-American community ahead of the November election. Continue reading Joe Biden extols Indian-Americans as “pillars” of the country for their courage and sacrifices