After a massive search by police, the Indian American housewife of a Microsoft software engineer was found dead in the bottom of a Washington state lake. Soujanya Ramamurthy was reported missing from their home in Redmond last week. The cause of her death is still not known, and the police are investigating.
US President Joe Biden nominated Indian Americans Punit Renjen and Rajesh Subramaniam to his Export Council, the principal national advisory committee on international trade. Subramaniam is currently the president and Chief Executive Officer of FedEx Corporation and Punit Renjen retired as Deloitte Global CEO last year. This move comes after Biden recently nominated another Indian-American Ajay Banga to be the head of the World Bank.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot lost her bid for re-election Tuesday, ending her historic run as the city’s first Black woman and first openly gay person to serve in the position.
Ravi Kapur contributed to this report.