President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris honored the 400,000 people who have lost their lives to the Covid-19 pandemic with a national Covid-19 memorial. CNN’s Jake Tapper and Abby Phillip discuss the significance of this over a year into the pandemic, and one day ahead of Biden’s inauguration.
Lori Marie Key, a nurse from Michigan, honored the more than 400,000 lives lost in the US to coronavirus by singing “Amazing Grace” at a memorial for Covid-19 victims ahead of President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration. Key speaks with CNN’s Dana Bash about the experience.
Describing himself as “a proud son of the state of Delaware,” U.S. President-elect Joe Biden bid a heartfelt goodbye on Tuesday to the state where he served as U.S. senator for 36 years and made his way to Washington, D.C., where he led a memorial service to remember the American lives lost to COVID, on the eve of his inauguration. Gavino Garay reports.
Envoy to India Katrin Kivi said it is a great honour for Estonia to cooperate with India on cyber issues. "For Estonia, it's a great honour to cooperate with India on cyber issues because India is biggest world market with free internet and digital market. This cooperation is mutually beneficial as Estonia's records in cyber security are very high," said Estonia's envoy to India. "In New York last year when Estonia was member in UNSC and we had chairmanship, we organised event in cyber stability and India participated in it. It's important that responsible state behaviour must be promoted in cyberspace also. We are likeminded with India there," she added.
Estonia's envoy to India Katrin Kivi on GoI's decision to open a mission in Estonia expressed happiness. She called it a 'New Year gift' for Estonia. "It is a pleasure to address India's decision to open a resident mission in Estonia. This was really a kind of Christmas or New Year gift for the entire Estonia nation. We are very happy about it. This is proof of our bilateral relations. It's important for our trade relations but also politically as India and Estonia are good partners, this year we've also started working together in UNSC," said Estonia's envoy to India.
Union Cabinet approved opening of Indian Missions in three countries including Estonia, Paraguay and Dominican Republic, informed Prakash Javadekar during a press brief on December 30. Union Minister Javadekar also informed, "Union Cabinet approves MoU between India and Bhutan on cooperation in the peaceful uses of outer space."
The mother of a 12-year-old Somalian girl who drowned in a river says she doesn't feel as if she has justice after a coroner has concluded it was an accidental death. Lawyers representing Shukri Abdi's family have pushed for a verdict of unlawful killing amid allegations the 12-year-old had been pushed after her school and police failed to protect her from bullying. The Justice4Shukri campaign argue the case represents "yet another example of the institutional racism riddled throughout this country". Report by Etemadil. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn