ANNAPOLIS (Diya TV) — Maryland Gubernatorial Candidate Ashwani Jain has Named LaTrece Hawkins Lytes as his Running Mate. The community activist and mother of four joins the 31-year-old Indian American, who is seeking to be the state’s first governor of color.

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi says his country saved many lives during the Covid 19 pandemic by supplying essential medicines and vaccines. Modi emphasized this as he delivered the ‘State of the World’ special address at the World Economic Forum’s Davos Agenda. He also added that India is the world’s third-largest pharmaceutical producer and is considered the ‘pharmacy to the world.

Indian American biomedical engineer Tejal Desai will be the next dean of Brown University’s School of Engineering. Desai is a leading expert in using nano technology to deliver medicine to targeted sites in the human body.

Ravi Kapur contributed to this report.