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.
India began its eighth tenure as a non-permanent member in the United Nations Security Council on 4th January, 2021. A flag installation ceremony was held to formalise the term. Permanent Representative of India to the United Nations, Ambassador T. S. Tirumurti said that India will be a voice for the developing world and it will not shy away from raising its voice against the common enemies of humanity like terrorism. India will be chairing 3 key subsidiary bodies of Taliban sanctions committee, Counter Terrorism committee (for 2022) and Libya sanctions committee. Indian foreign secretary Harsh Shringla also participated in an open debate titled "Challenges on maintaining peace and security in fragile contexts." India promises to speak out against terrorism and will offer solutions in matters of international peace and security. India advocates for a permanent UN Security Council seat for African Continent and has condemned the cowardly terror attack in Niger that killed over 100 people.