Indian-Americans have been raising millions of dollars and have been sending life-saving health care equipment and medicines to India.
Michael is the son of Dr Thomas George, a native of Mallassery in Pathanamthitta, and Dr Mariya George, a native of the Philippines. He was born and brought up in America.
The two leaders discussed a host of key issues underlining the importance of working with like-minded countries to ensure a rules-based international order.
The 100-member Senate backed Blinken 78-22, meaning he could be sworn in as the nation's top diplomat later in the day. A simple majority was needed in the Democratic-controlled chamber for his confirmation.
The January 6th insurrection at the Capitol, incited by Donald J Trump was a day none of us will ever forget., Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said.
Outfits worn by the First Lady on the day of the inauguration often end up in museums, becoming pieces of historic significance.
Kamala is the first woman, the first Black American and the first Asian American to hold the second highest US office.
Biden, who has vowed to 'restore the soul of America,' will call for American unity at a time of crisis in his inaugural address, according to advisers.
Kamala talks about how idlis 'with like, really good sambar' are among her favourite South Indian foods.
Zeya has more than two decades of experience with the Department of State and has expertise in Near East, South Asian, Europe, human rights and multilateral affairs.